Howard County News
A Howard County lawmaker wants to make state agencies more accountable when repeated shortcomings are cited in state audits.
Around the world, it's hard to overstate the enthusiasm for soccer. Millions of fans bleed their team's colors. So, perhaps it's not surprising that an arcade version of the game remains popular, including here.
Workers at Maryland's maximum-security mental hospital called on lawmakers Wednesday to support staffing increases at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center included in Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed budget.
Hundreds of dead birds blocked traffic for hours Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 95 in Laurel.
Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings is being honored with a service award by the Howard County Center of African American Culture.
Maryland State Police have identified a man who died Wednesday night in a fatal crash on eastbound I-70 near New Market.
The four pets that survived went without food or water for more than a week, according to Howard County Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Schroen.
Daniel Wayne Konick was last seen around 6 p.m. Friday in Columbia, Maryland.
A Mount Airy woman faces a bond-review hearing after she was arrested on an arson charge for allegedly setting fire to her own home.
Authorities are investigating a two-alarm fire that damaged a motel in Elkridge and closed Route 1 for hours.
First the Grinch stole Christmas, and now he's stealing mail and packages.
Supporters of Army intelligence specialist Bradley Manning came from around the country to the gates of Fort Meade to encourage him and sing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday as military prosecutors who say he passed government secrets began presenting their case against him inside the Army post near Washington.
The measure bars discrimination in housing, law enforcement, employment, public accommodations, financing and health and social services.
Authorities have charged an Ellicott City man with burglarizing a church and preschool and are investigating his involvement in other break-ins.
Howard County police patrol cars are now equipped with devices that can treat heart attack patients
The heavy-duty plow truck has a long, second plow attached to its rear. When fully deployed to the truck's right rear, it can salt and plow a second lane of snow, without the need for a second driver.
Since late October, for a few hours every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, a small group of women has gathered at the Columbia Swim Center and has taken advantage of a time dedicated for them and only them.
The Montgomery County man who killed his psychiatrist five years ago will plead not guilty and not criminally responsible for the October 2011 murder of his roommate in the state hospital for the mentally ill, WTOP has learned.
Howard County police say the death of a 51-year-old quadriplegic man more than eight months ago has been ruled a homicide.
Howard County police are investigating after officers shot an armed man in Hanover.
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