Montgomery County police officer Edward Cochran shot Jean Carlos Natera-Perez, 30, after Natera-Perez assaulted his ex-girlfriend and held his 3-year-old son hostage.
Citing a Howard County police release, news outlets report 41-year-old Clate Moton-Jackson pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count Monday, agreeing to pay $15,000 in restitution and leave his position.
In the second chapter of WTOP’s Voter Voices series, Howard County voters speak about their concerns, priorities and what’s on their mind as the governor’s race fast approaches.
“Anything that can be done to open up the channel, and remove obstructions from the waterway, would provide the most expedient and cost-effective means of addressing the issue” of flooding, said Councilman Greg Fox, in voting for the plan.
The Howard County Council is scheduled to vote on a bill Monday night — part of a $50 million, five-year-plan that includes purchasing and razing 19 buildings, in hopes of taming flood waters that have increased after recent storm events.
When floods again ripped through here in May, killing a Maryland National Guardsman, closing businesses up and down its historic district and producing images of destruction recalling the floods of 2016, a Syrian immigrant vowed to do anything he could to help a community that had become his own.
A former National Security Agency employee has been sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison for taking top secret U.S. defense materials back to his Maryland home.
Of the 20 people on the deck when it collapsed, only eight were transported for treatment of their injuries — three to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and the remainder to the hospital.
Money Magazine’s annual list of The Best Places to Live in America ranks Ashburn, Virginia, and Ellicott City, Maryland, in the top five.
The state prosecutor announced Friday that Warren Wright, a former officer at the Jessup Correctional Institution, was sentenced to 20 years with all but three years suspended.
Everyone is safe after a gas leak caused a Howard County home to explode on Friday night. County emergency personnel got the fire under control quickly, but the damage is expected to be close to $300,000.
Howard County councilman Jon Weinstein’s presentation to county council regarding the recently announced 5-year Ellicott City Flood Mitigation Plan included a brief history lesson on combination of factors that have made Main Street so susceptible to flooding.
Prosecutors will seek life in prison with no chance of parole for a Maryland man — Tyler Tessier — charged with murdering his pregnant girlfriend, Laura Wallen.
Chief John Butler was formally sworn in as chief of the county’s Fire and Rescue Department on Tuesday. He replaces Richard Bowers, who retired in the wake of complaints about sexual harassment in the department.
A pit bull adopted weeks ago was standing over the 64-year-old victim when a relative found her Monday evening, the Howard County police said.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.