Howard County News

Temporary courthouse move in Howard County halted

A judge has rejected a plan to relocate court proceedings in Howard County because security issues couldn't be worked out at the temporary location.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 12:11pm EST

Bill aims for accountability after audits

A Howard County lawmaker wants to make state agencies more accountable when repeated shortcomings are cited in state audits.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 11:54am EST

Foosball junkies battle for the championship

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.

Sunday - 02/19/2012, 07:42pm EST

Mental hospital workers call for staffing boost

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.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 10:19pm EST

About a hundred dead birds block I-95 traffic

Hundreds of dead birds blocked traffic for hours Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 95 in Laurel.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 04:08pm EST

Elijah Cummings to get service award

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings is being honored with a service award by the Howard County Center of African American Culture.

Friday - 02/10/2012, 09:49am EST

Columbia man identified as victim in fatal crash

Maryland State Police have identified a man who died Wednesday night in a fatal crash on eastbound I-70 near New Market.

Friday - 02/03/2012, 11:56am EST

4 animals rescued from home ready for adoption

The four pets that survived went without food or water for more than a week, according to Howard County Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Schroen.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 06:20am EST

Missing Howard Co. man found

Daniel Wayne Konick was last seen around 6 p.m. Friday in Columbia, Maryland.

Saturday - 01/14/2012, 08:43am EST

Md. woman arrested on charge of torching own home

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.

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 10:16am EST

2-alarm fire damages motel in Howard County

Authorities are investigating a two-alarm fire that damaged a motel in Elkridge and closed Route 1 for hours.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 08:51am EST

Mail, package bandits run off with Christmas gifts

First the Grinch stole Christmas, and now he's stealing mail and packages.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 03:45pm EST

Bradley Manning's supporters rally at Fort Meade

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.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 07:29pm EST

Howard County passes gender identity law

The measure bars discrimination in housing, law enforcement, employment, public accommodations, financing and health and social services.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 11:05am EST

Ellicott City man charged with burglary of church, preschool

Authorities have charged an Ellicott City man with burglarizing a church and preschool and are investigating his involvement in other break-ins.

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 09:46am EST

Howard County police cars equipped with AEDs

Howard County police patrol cars are now equipped with devices that can treat heart attack patients

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 09:20pm EST

'Tow Plow' to take on Maryland's snowy winter roads

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.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 10:05am EST

Columbia pool offers women-only swim hours

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.

Thursday - 11/17/2011, 06:33am EST

Inmate who killed psychiatrist to plead insanity in hospital murder

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.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 01:40pm EST

Death of quadriplegic man in Md. ruled a homicide

Howard County police say the death of a 51-year-old quadriplegic man more than eight months ago has been ruled a homicide.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 07:26am EST
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