Howard County News
A preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report does not give a cause for the Aug. 20 derailment that buried two women in coal, killing them.
A Howard County fire department spokesman says firefighters have extinguished a blaze at a Jessup liquor store and no injuries have been reported.
The initial 911 calls after an Aug. 20 train derailment in downtown Ellicott City gave no indication that two teenagers had been buried in spilled coal.
A Bowie man has been charged with assault of a minor for the third time in August.
Funeral services are scheduled for the second of two teens killed in a train derailment in Maryland's Ellicott City.
Family and friends are gathering Saturday to remember Rose Mayr at Bethany United Methodist Church in Ellicott City, Md.
Authorities in Ellicott City will reopen Main Street four days after a train derailment that killed two women.
A Columbia woman on trial for animal cruelty contends her husband was responsible for the 40 dead animals found in her town house in January.
Howard County police say a 20-year-old Laurel man has been charged with second-degree homicide in a stabbing death at a mobile park home.
The funeral service for Elizabeth Conway Nass, a student at James Madison University in Virginia, will be at the Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City.
Two young women were killed when a freight train derailed and toppled so much coal on them they couldn't breathe, authorities said Thursday.
Howard County Police say autopsies of two young women killed in an Ellicott City train derailment concluded they were crushed to death by coal from the train.
Following the train derailment that killed two local teen girls, business seems like a trivial concern. But with road closures related to the cleanup and investigation, limited foot traffic means financial losses for local business owners.
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."
Verizon Communications Inc. says a train derailment near Baltimore is disrupting land-line service to customers, including some government clients.
The Howard Hughes Corp. has bought a nine-story office building next to The Mall in Columbia.
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.
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.
A Prince George's County police officer is recovering after being shot in the leg early Saturday morning.
Whole Foods Market is planning to open its first store in Howard County by the fall of 2014.
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