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Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane

Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane

A Howard County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for the murder of his teenage girlfriend's father, well-known businessman and blogger Dennis Lane — a slaying prosecutors and defense lawyers say was the result of a toxic teenage relationship steeped in a dark world of violent fantasy.

Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers

After just four hours of deliberation Monday, a Howard County jury convicted a homeless man on multiple counts of attempted murder, assault and gun crimes for...

Ulman loosens healthy food and drink standards for events not on county property

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday announced that he plans to loosen some of the restrictions in an executive order that banned sugary sodas and...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Mission BBQ opens at Columbia location

Mission BBQ opens at Columbia location

Before Mission BBQ became one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Maryland, it was just a concept spawned from the shared beliefs of...

Howard County notables share their hidden passions [Pictures]

Howard County notables share their hidden passions [Pictures]

You know them as librarians, bankers and administrators. But many of Howard's most prominent citizens have hidden passions and skills. We...

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

Inner Arbor receives markups from Howard County

The Inner Arbor Trust's plan for an arts park in Columbia's Symphony Woods has received a 19-page markup requesting a series of edits from...

AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops

Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is moving headlong...

Howard Community College creates online resource from World War II interviews

Don Casey has attended every annual reunion of the 238th Combat Engineer Battalion since the first in 1947. He shares stories of the...

North Laurel house fire displaces family

A North Laurel house caught fire Thursday night, likely displacing a Howard County family from their home, fire department officials said.

Pandora moving headquarters, 600 employees from Columbia

Pandora Jewelry will move its regional headquarters for the Americas to Baltimore, bringing 600 employees from Columbia to downtown early in...

Parents of Ellicott City derailment victims speak out, say they blame CSX for deaths

The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time...

Ellicott City man pleads guilty to series of gropings

An Ellicott City man pleaded guilty in Howard County Circuit Court Tuesday to charges in connection with three separate groping incidents...

Crumbs cupcake shops could re-open some locations

Could Crumbs cupcakes be saved by Dippin' Dots?

Man on trial in shooting of Howard officer hit with federal charge

As the Howard County trial of a man accused of shooting a police officer began Tuesday, federal authorities also waded into the case by...

At Howard County Conservancy, children build shelters for the woodland fairies

When you build a house for a fairy, sometimes you also have to build a guest house in case another fairy visits.

Teen bicyclist injured in crash Monday in Columbia

A 13-year-old bicyclist was transported by helicopter to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after being involved in...

Howard Co. Health Dept. closes Lucky's in Columbia

Lucky's China Inn restaurant in the Oakland Mills Village Center in Columbia has been closed by the Howard County Health Department after...

Swash is comically buckled in Toby's 'Pirates of Penzance' [Review]

Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" was originally staged in 1879, but its melodious score and satirical spirit make it seem...

Columbia Association board endorses plans for Symphony Woods

The Columbia Association Board of Directors took a stance on a set of controversial plans for an arts park in downtown Columbia Thursday...

Lutheran group breaks ground on $140 million retirement community in Ellicott City

A Lutheran-based group broke ground last week on a $140 million retirement community to be built off of Frederick Road in Ellicott City.

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