| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A Carroll County man pleaded guilty to a rape charge earlier this week in Howard County Circuit Court stemming from an attack last August on his former girlfriend at her Marriottsville home.
Joseph Dwayne Caudill, 40, formerly of the 3100 block of...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:14 PM
A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said.
Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87.
His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
We lost a good friend at the newspaper this week. And the public, from casual readers to those steeped in politics, lost a trusted journalist.
Lou Panos, longtime Baltimore area journalist and political editor for this newspaper, died Sept. 8 of...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
A 28-year-old man was flown to R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Monday night after he fell from the window of a three-story building in Williamsport, according to a Washington County Emergency Services dispatcher.
The fall, reported at...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Just to answer the dated tan plastic phone at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, you have to take an annual two-hour course. And when it rings, with its two-tone signal like an old British ambulance, everyone pays attention.
A voice on the other...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Firefighter Gene Kirchner of the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Department will no doubt be on the minds of attendees of the annual Baltimore County Fire Service Memorial ceremony on Sunday.
Kirchner suffered severe injuries from a fire rescue in...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Among the 52 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period Sept.15-22 were the following:
Beechfield Avenue at Wilkens Avenue, 6:20 p.m. Sept. 19. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The trial of the North Laurel man accused in the double shooting of his estranged girlfriend and her friend at an Ellicott City salon last year began in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday.
Tuan Minh Pham, 36, of the 9300 block of Somersby Court,...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:38 PM
The devil may have taken Skylar Marion away, his father says, but God had to figure out how to spread him around.
Skylar, a 15-year-old Chesapeake High School freshman who loved to tinker with bicycles and spend time outdoors, was killed in a hit-and-...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:56 AM
A 34-year-old man was stabbed in the neck during a robbery in Glen Burnie, according to Anne Arundel County police.
The victim told officers that another man rode up to him on a bike, pulled a knife, stabbed him in the neck and stole his laptop bag,...