| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Residents and a Howard County Council member who were among those pressing for state action on complaints about power outages in several neighborhoods say they're pleased that the Maryland Public Service Commission is ordering BGE to improve service....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Two years after a bail bondswoman was shot to death outside a Columbia apartment complex, the man she had arranged to collect money from the day she died was sentenced to 55 years in prison for the killing, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne ...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:05 PM
A North Laurel man accused of assaulting, imprisoning and threatening to kill a woman in his home was arrested on Main Street in Laurel by Howard County police Thursday afternoon.
Taylor King Pepe, 19, of the 8300 block of Sand Cherry Lane in Laurel,...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:49 AM
A dozen public art exhibits will be unveiled this month throughout Howard County.
ARTsites 2013 -- the Howard County Arts Council’s second public art initiative -- will install outdoor sculptures at the following locations. Exhibits will remain...
| Apr 21, 2013
As a senior financial planner with Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price, Stuart Ritter spends much of his time on the job — and off — educating people about personal finance.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and as many surveys show...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 3:45 AM
The following is compiled from police reports.
Old Waterloo Road, 6800 block, 6:32 a.m. April 14. Newspaper delivery person was approached by two men while sitting in parked car on side of road. One took out handgun and demanded...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Art and poetry support a worthy cause in the group exhibit "Haiku for Hope," which is co-sponsored by the Columbia Art Center and Howard County Promotion and Tourism's Blossoms of Hope and Cherrybration. Proceeds go toward Howard County General Hospital's...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Three days before Christmas, Paul Blair felt the pain. It was as if he’d hit the fence, chest first, while chasing a fly ball.
Rushed to Howard County General Hospital, Blair, the former Orioles’ outfielder, learned he had suffered a heart...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...