Howard County News

Man shot by police faces gun, assault charges

A man who was shot by police during a traffic stop in the Gaithersburg area last month is now charged with theft, assault and possession of an exposed weapon in a vehicle.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 04:28pm EDT

Robin Thicke, Vampire Weekend to headline Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2013

Blue-eyed soul crooner Robin Thicke and indie rock hipsters Vampire Weekend are among the nearly two-dozen acts that will headline the Virgin Mobile FreeFest when the free concert returns Sept. 21 to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:36am EDT

2 dead after single vehicle crash in Woodbine

Police in Howard County say two people are dead after a single vehicle crash in Woodbine.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 01:57pm EDT

Howard Co. police arrest teen in Craigslist theft scheme

A 17-year-old has been charged with robbery and theft in connection with three incidents related to ads on Craigslist.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 03:39pm EDT

Local woman scared by fake kidnapping phone scam

A scam has returned to the region and it's prompting a warning from police.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:53am EDT

Volunteers wanted to weed 2 Md. recreation areas

Maryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 08:57am EDT

Man shot by officer inside Howard County store

Man shot by officer inside BJ's in Columbia; officer responded to call for man with knife

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 05:20pm EDT

Howard County police officer indicted for assault

Howard County police officer indicted on assault charge, suspended with pay

Friday - 07/05/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Howard County officer indicted for assault

A Howard County officer has been indicted on an assault charge.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 02:57pm EDT

First Md. heat death of year reported

The first Maryland heat-related death of 2013 happened in Howard County, state authorities announced Wednesday.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Merriweather Post Pavilion ranks among nation's top arenas, amphitheaters

Merriweather Post Pavilion will be No. 5 in Rolling Stone's upcoming list of best arenas and amphitheaters.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 09:49am EDT

Man charged after allegedly hitting police car

Man charged with attempted murder after allegedly hitting police car

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Man exposes himself to two women in Md. Target store

Police are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself to two women in the dressing room area of a Columbia, Md. Target store.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 11:16am EDT

NJ detective charged in Md. shooting free on bond

NJ detective accused in fatal Maryland highway shooting gets released on $1 million bond

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 10:34am EDT

Howard Co. police ID highway worker struck, killed

Howard County police have identified the construction worker who was killed in a pedestrian collision as Erick Meekins, 40, of Baltimore.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 12:57pm EDT

Weather service investigates possible tornado in Howard Co.

The National Weather Service is surveying a portion of Howard County Tuesday where a suspected tornado is thought to have touched down during the previous day's storms.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 12:18pm EDT
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Three ICC bus routes face the chopping block

More than 100 people packed into the Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia Thursday to hear more about the state plan to end three bus routes along the Intercounty Connector and to voice their opinions against the service reductions.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 12:40am EDT

Woman not guilty of killing quadriplegic husband

Jury finds Md. woman not guilty of killing quadriplegic husband; he died of oxycodone overdose

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:00pm EDT

Police helicopter damaged in emergency landing

Howard Co. police helicopter damaged in emergency landing in football field, no injuries

Friday - 05/31/2013, 01:21pm EDT

Woman on motorized scooter struck, killed in Md.

Woman on motorized scooter struck, killed by box truck in Md.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 05:01pm EDT
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