Howard County News

BAM! Batman gets a flat on Md.'s Route 29

Even the Caped Crusader needs some help once in a while.

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 05:15pm EDT

Piece of Pausch's childhood to be moved from Md.

As a teenager, Randy Pausch painted the walls of his bedroom with a rocket ship, the quadratic formula, chess pieces and other images befitting an earnest, nerdy, curious child of the 1970s.

Wednesday - 10/26/2011, 11:22am EDT

Patapsco dam to become oyster reef

Concrete from a dam removed from the Patapsco River in Ellicott City is heading to the mouth of the Chester River.

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 05:28am EDT

Elderly man found in Howard County

George "Steve" Schulmeyer, 73, last made contact with a family member around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. When the family member returned home around 4:30 p.m., he was gone.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 05:02am EDT

Board approves alcohol tax grants for 3 counties

Howard, Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties were the first to receive approval for school construction grants from money the state will collect from a 50 percent increase in the alcohol tax.

Sunday - 10/09/2011, 08:17am EDT

Mobile speed cameras coming to Howard Co. school zones

Mobile speed cameras in Howard County will start issuing warnings to drivers speeding through school zones soon.

Saturday - 10/08/2011, 11:59am EDT

Md. woman is arrested in toddler's abduction

Howard County police say a 23-year-old woman has been arrested for abducting a friend's 16-month-old child in Columbia.

Friday - 10/07/2011, 12:02pm EDT

Erratic driving leads to fatal wreck on Route 100 Wednesday

A man who was driving erratically and speeding in Maryland on Wednesday was killed after losing control of the truck he was driving on Route 100, according to a Maryland State Police news release.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 12:49am EDT

Trial delayed in slaying of mental patient

The trial for a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been postponed until February after the defendant became ill.

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 03:49pm EDT

Motorcyclist dies after hitting parked truck

A motorcyclist is dead after striking a parked tractor-trailer.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 12:19pm EDT

Crews clean up manure spill in Howard County

Howard County highway crews have cleaned up a manure spill that covered a mile-and-a-half stretch of a street there.

Monday - 09/19/2011, 11:39am EDT

Md. man arrested in death of bail bondswoman

A Columbia man has been charged in the death of a bail bondswoman.

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 02:04pm EDT

Police investigating shooting of woman in Columbia

Howard County police say a woman believed to be a bail bondswoman has died after being shot in Columbia.

Tuesday - 09/13/2011, 01:56pm EDT

Maryland co. to pay $150M in health fraud probe

A Maryland-based health care company accused of defrauding Medicaid and other federal programs will pay $150 million in a settlement announced Monday.

Monday - 09/12/2011, 04:00pm EDT

Maryland libraries evolve into community spaces

Libraries across Maryland are reinventing themselves from the silent, stuffy archives to be more inviting for patrons to meet, read and even snack.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 05:33pm EDT

Merriweather partners with Rock & Bus for shuttle service

Merriweather Post Pavilion is officially partnering with Rock & Bus, a company that runs round trip bus service to concerts.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 05:25am EDT

Man charged following Ellicott City stabbing

Howard County police say a 23-year-old man accused of an Ellicott City stabbing is facing attempted murder and assault charges.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 06:26pm EDT

Several Md. schools still closed because of Irene

Power outages across the D.C. region are still impacting schools in our area.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 06:43am EDT

Howard Co. handing out water, MREs Tuesday

It's a double whammy for some residents. They don't have power or water. Howard County will be handing out water Tuesday until 6 p.m.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 05:47pm EDT

1 dead, 6 treated, for carbon monoxide exposure

Officials say a Maryland man has died and six people have been hospitalized for apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 02:09pm EDT
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