Howard County News

Md. woman claims no blame for 40 dead pets

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.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 10:26am EDT

Laurel man charged in stabbing death at mobile home park

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.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 09:29am EDT

Funeral services for one killed in derailment

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.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 05:27am EDT

Autopsy: Coal killed Md. derailment victims

Two young women were killed when a freight train derailed and toppled so much coal on them they couldn't breathe, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 05:09pm EDT

Md. derailment victims suffocated, autopsy finds

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.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 12:05pm EDT

Shop owners report losses after train derailment that killed two

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.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 10:39am EDT

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

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
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