Harford drug dealer gets 12 years for federal heroin conviction

Harford drug dealer gets 12 years for federal heroin conviction

A Harford County man, who was already serving a prison sentence for a state drug dealing conviction, was sentenced this month for a federal heroin distribution conviction in an unrelated case.

Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy

Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy

If a drug-sniffing dog finds potential contraband in a student's locker, rather than being called to the locker, the student will be called to the office to avoid embarrassing him or her.

Church proposed for vacant Abingdon property

Church proposed for vacant Abingdon property

Leaders of the Love Fellowship Christian Center Inc. of Bel Air have been asked by the county to revise their plans to build a church in Abingdon to ensure there is enough space between the church...

Harford Council members say they are 'listening' to constituents on pay raises

Harford Council members say they are 'listening' to constituents on pay raises

Harford County Council members said they are listening to the public's responses on pending legislation to raise salaries for the council and county executive, and at least three say they believe...

Car break-ins reported in Edgewood; gang signs found in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

Car break-ins reported in Edgewood; gang signs found in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports:

Harford students head back to the classroom Monday

Harford students head back to the classroom Monday

Summer may not be officially over until later in September, but for about 38,000 children who attend Harford County Public Schools, summer draws to a close Sunday. Those students will head back to the...

Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge

Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge

Unless you live in a cave, just about everyone has heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Facebook and other Internet sites are covered with videos of people, including hundreds from Harford County,...

Seven people displaced after coffee maker causes fire in Edgewood

Seven people displaced after coffee maker causes fire in Edgewood

A fire in Edgewood displaced seven people Monday morning and caused $50,000 in damage, according to a report by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Harford still trying to eradicate 'spice'

Harford still trying to eradicate 'spice'

Synthetic marijuana, also known as "spice," can be easier to get than cigarettes in Harford County, and while police last year broke up what they say was a significant distribution ring, the...

Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford

Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford

Construction is proceeding on a $180 million expansion of Columbia Gas Transmission's natural gas pipeline network in Harford County, as legal representatives for the company and Fallston-area...

Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff's Office report:

Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive

Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive

Two members of the Harford County Council will introduce bills Tuesday night to give pay increases to the next county executive and future county council members amounting to about 25 percent from...

Who Are Those Guys? cooking with fire and smoke 

Who Are Those Guys? cooking with fire and smoke

Competition barbecue, testing man's primal abilities to make fire and cook meat, returned Saturday to downtown Bel Air, with 57 teams of passionate chefs smoking up beef, chicken and pork for more...

Going through the best games I've had the pleasure to cover [Column]

Going through the best games I've had the pleasure to cover [Column]

Things seldom turn out the way you've planned them in your mind.

More than a dozen thefts or break-ins to cars reported in Abingdon

More than a dozen thefts or break-ins to cars reported in Abingdon

A string of thefts from cars and vandalism of vehicles was reported Tuesday and Wednesday in Abingdon, mostly in the neighborhoods around the Abingdon library.

Rocks thrown at cars in Joppa; batteries stolen from cell tower in Forest Hill [Harford Police Blotter]

Rocks thrown at cars in Joppa; batteries stolen from cell tower in Forest Hill [Harford Police Blotter]

Aberdeen

Glen Burnie man with 38 convictions, 23 aliases, faces drug charges following Harford traffic stop

Glen Burnie man with 38 convictions, 23 aliases, faces drug charges following Harford traffic stop

A Glen Burnie man charged with possession of drugs during an I-95 traffic stop near Aberdeen also has an extensive criminal record across multiple states, an assistant state's attorney said.

The public has a right to know who is in custody, for the protection of us all [Editorial]

The public has a right to know who is in custody, for the protection of us all [Editorial]

A disturbing trend in law enforcement in recent years has been a propensity for police agencies – especially at the federal level – to not acknowledge when they arrest and hold people...

Drugs found geocaching in Abingdon; cows loose in Pylesville [Harford Police Blotter]

Drugs found geocaching in Abingdon; cows loose in Pylesville [Harford Police Blotter]

Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports:

Three arrested after jogger robbed at gunpoint in Abingdon

Three arrested after jogger robbed at gunpoint in Abingdon

Three Edgewood men have been charged with armed robbery in connection with the mugging of a jogger at gunpoint in Abingdon early Thursday.

Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]

Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]

The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:


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