| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Janis Ahalt Riker, a retired attorney and business owner who also ran a Howard County antiquarian bookshop, died of cancer April 8 at her home in Portland, Ore. She was 69 and had lived in Columbia for many years.
Born Janis Kay Ahalt in Baltimore and...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The Howard County Health Department is conducting telephone surveys this summer asking residents about their health. The initiative is part of a larger project in collaboration with other organizations to improve community health and wellness.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:11 AM
A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
After last January's Columbia mall shootings – when Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, entered a store and shot and killed employees Brianna Benlolo, 21, of College Park, and Tyler Johnson, 25, of Mount Airy, before taking his own life – there was...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The motorcyclist killed running a red light in attempt to flea police on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City Tuesday was identified by Howard County police Wednesday.
The driver's been identified as Terrence Alan Robinson, 24, of Windsor Mill, police said. ...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
These groups meet regularly.
Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Howard County is creating a task force charged with developing a comprehensive behavioral health action plan for the county — one that officials say is needed, in part, in response to the January shooting deaths at The Mall in Columbia.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Taking months off from work and everyday responsibilities is something no one is ready for — especially a mother preparing for a new addition to her family.
This is the situation Ellicott City resident Joannie Reisfeld found herself thrown into...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 11:37 AM
An Annapolis man died Saturday when a tree collapsed at a family gathering in Woodbine, authorities said.
Three of his grandchildren, aged 9, 10 and 16, suffered minor injuries in the incident on Daisy Road, the Howard County Department of Fire and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Twin crusades to convert more parents to cloth diapering and to instill confidence in the art of “babywearing” have helped make Greenberries a destination for shoppers from as far away as Annapolis and Gaithersburg.
Providing education and...