Howard County News
Maryland inmate charged with hiring man to kill girlfriend's former boyfriend
A man with a knife is killed by police. It happened twice in one week in Howard County, in separate cases just miles apart.
Howard County police say officers fatally shot a man who confronted them with a knife.
A suicidal Ellicott City man died Wednesday after he attacked police who were trying to help him and was shot, the Howard County Police Department says.
A number of federal programs distribute excess military gear to local police and sheriff's departments who apply for it. In Maryland, state police coordinate the distribution and have a list of what's on hand.
Concern over the increasing use of Molly is growing after two concertgoers died at a festival this past weekend.
Two people have died from apparent drug overdoses during a concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.
A Virginia man has been arrested for scamming an elderly woman out of cash by bullying her and police say there could be more elderly victims of a scam based upon on intimidation. One man is in custody but another is still wanted by police.
NTSB: Cracked rail caused 2012 coal train derailment that killed 2 in Maryland
One of the region's most popular music festivals -- Virgin Mobile FreeFest -- won't take place this summer at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Every bride wants to say "yes" to the dress, but for plus-size brides, it's not always easy. A Maryland bridal boutique will be featured on TLC for its business with "curvy" brides.
Police say a Ford Expedition crossed the center line on Waterloo Road late Saturday night and sideswiped a marked police cruiser.
Area residents and visitors will get plenty of opportunity to see fireworks tonight -- on either side of the river.
Ellicott City's Main Street in Maryland is in the top four out of 16 towns across America in Parade Magazine's "Best Main Street in America" contest. But voting closes soon to help this local town's main drag top the list and clinch the title.
Police in Howard County arrested a Columbia man in connection with the sexual assault of an 86-year-old woman.
Howard County police say an 86-year-old woman reports that she was sexually assaulted after accepting a ride from a stranger.
In the past 25 years, the number of women caught in the criminal justice system has skyrocketed, according to the ACLU. WTOP takes a look inside the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup.
The search for a 19-year-old swimmer in the Triadelphia Reservoir ended Friday afternoon when divers found his body.
Two local schools were evacuated on Friday morning.
Rock stars know the power of a microphone. Normally they use it to blast out the eardrums of loyal fans at a concert. But Jack Johnson used his megaphone to encourage the Merriweather Post Pavilion to add solar panels and a biodiesel generator. Now major renovation project is expanding on those changes.
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