2 women killed as train derails in historic Ellicott City

The derailment of an 80-car CSX train in the heart of historic Ellicott City left two women dead. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman tells WTOP no one in Ellicott City can "remember a derailment of this magnitude ever happening here."

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 09:06am EDT
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Md. train derailment disrupts Verizon service

Verizon Communications Inc. says a train derailment near Baltimore is disrupting land-line service to customers, including some government clients.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:53pm EDT

Howard Hughes Corp. buys Columbia office building

The Howard Hughes Corp. has bought a nine-story office building next to The Mall in Columbia.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 01:07pm EDT

Memorial set for longtime Towson educator

A memorial Saturday night will honor Dr. Billy D. "Doc" Hauserman, a Towson University educator whose career there spanned 33 years and included a decade as the dean of Towson's College of Education.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 12:34pm EDT

Man shot, killed by police after confrontation in Columbia

A Baltimore man wanted for holding his girlfriend hostage at gunpoint was shot and killed by police Thursday evening after a confrontation in Columbia, Md.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 05:43am EDT

Maryland officer recovering after Hyattsville shooting

A Prince George's County police officer is recovering after being shot in the leg early Saturday morning.

Saturday - 07/28/2012, 08:33am EDT

Whole Foods to open 1st store in Howard County

Whole Foods Market is planning to open its first store in Howard County by the fall of 2014.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 06:17am EDT

New traffic pattern for Route 29 near Ellicott City

A new traffic pattern goes in place on Route 29 southbound at U.S. Route 40 near Ellicott City starting Thursday, July 19.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 03:43am EDT

Repair on Baltimore water main to begin Monday

Public works officials in Baltimore say replacement is set to begin on three 16-foot sections of 54- inch water main in the southwest part of the city.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 03:25am EDT

Beltsville man wanted for Ellicott City double shooting

Police need the public's help to find Tuan Minh Pham, 35, of Beltsville. Police believe he shot his estranged girlfriend and another man.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 01:06pm EDT

Contractor killed in fall from tree in Md.

Emergency management officials say a contractor who fell from a tree in Garrett County has died. His death is the fourth storm-related fatality in Maryland.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 06:23pm EDT

New superintendent takes over Howard Co. schools

The first woman to lead Howard County's 50,000- student school district is set to begin her new job.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 09:39am EDT

Man charged with slinging marbles at speed cam van

An Ellicott City man was arrested on Tuesday for repeatedly driving past a speed camera van and firing glass marbles with a sling shot.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Police: Teenage boy found shot in Howard County

Howard County police say a 15-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after being found shot in the Marriottsville area.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 02:40pm EDT

Teen found shot in Marriottsville, Md.

Howard County police are investigating a shooting in Marriottsville, which is near Ellicott City.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 06:08am EDT

Fire in Howard Co. causes $150,000 in damage

Howard County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire Tuesday evening in Columbia, Md.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Possible meth lab found in Howard County Holiday Inn

Police in Howard County, Md. are investigating what appears to be a meth lab in an Elkridge hotel room.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 01:03am EDT

Mother duck waits while ducklings are rescued

Animal control came to the rescue in Columbia, Md. today when it rescued a set of ducklings that were separated from their mother.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 06:13pm EDT

Man arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Ocean City

A 30-year-old Lorton, Va. man has been arrested and charged in the hit-and-run death of a 22-year-old Howard County man in Ocean City, Md.

Monday - 05/28/2012, 11:40am EDT

Volunteer mounted patrols to debut in Howard Co.

Howard County police are getting some equine assistance this Memorial Day weekend.

Saturday - 05/26/2012, 12:19pm EDT
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