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Howard's two fatal police shootings put mental health in focus

Howard's two fatal police shootings put mental health in focus

Two Ellicott City residents who Howard County police believe were suffering from mental health issues were killed last week in separate police-involved shootings – incidents that the county's top elected official says reinforces the need for more mental health initiatives.

Permanent fund set up for Columbia mall shooting victim

The memorial fund established for Tyler Johnson, one of the two victims killed in the shooting at The Mall in Columbia earlier this year, was made into a...

Man charged in peeping tom incidents in Columbia mall bathrooms

Howard County police have charged a Windsor Mill man in connection with a series of peeping tom incidents that police say occurred inside a men's bathroom at...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hub

Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hub

In the four years since the approval of the Downtown Columbia Plan – a master guiding document aimed at revitalizing the heart of...

Vote: Best of Howard 2014

Vote: Best of Howard 2014

Voting ends at 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Look for results in the December issue of Howard Magazine.

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

Two entrepreneurs open Jailbreak Brewing Co. in North Laurel

Friends Kasey Turner and Justin Bonner had high-powered, top-paying jobs running companies in Howard County for many years, but something...

Atholton boys golf defeats Mt. Hebron on opening day of Howard fall season

On an overcast day at Hobbit’s Glen, Atholton’s boys kicked off their season on the right foot Thursday afternoon, signaling the...

Owner of Columbia spas indicted for running alleged prostitution ring

The owner of two Columbia spas has been indicted on human trafficking and prostitution charges in connection with an alleged prostitution...

Howard police identify officers who shot man with knife who died

Howard County police Thursday released the identities of the two officers who shot a man holding a knife who police believe was attempting...

Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were...

CA citizen academy to return in fall

Columbia Association’s citizens academy, Excite Columbia, will be returning in the fall.

Grassroots executive director to be honored

Andrea Ingram, the executive director of Grassroots, will be honored by the organization’s Board of Directors with a reception on...

Candlelight Concert season launches with marquee musician

You don't need much of an excuse to stay outdoors during the summer, but as the season winds down you need to come indoors at some point....

Howard names champion mountain biker as first pedestrian and bike planning manager

Howard County has hired a champion mountain biker and founder of the North American BikeShare Association as its first pedestrian and...

The art of sports portraits

Baltimore Sun Media Group photographer Jen Rynda has a reputation for her sports portraits, or "sportraits," as she calls them.

Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute...

Howard police to focus on school traffic safety as academic year begins

With the start of school around the corner, Howard County police are once again gearing up to ensure drivers slow down around school zones.&...

'Bug Man' explains wonders of insect world at the Conservancy

On the second Saturday of every month, Howard County Conservancy offers a free program. Perhaps one of the favorites took place on Aug. 16,...

Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national program

For students at High Road Academy, the lazy, hazy days of July are not the time for spending endless hours at the local swimming pool,...

Columbia man indicted on attempted murder charges in domestic dispute

A Columbia man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a July incident in which hisĀ  ex-girlfriend was hospitalized after...

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