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Proposed cuts to Black Student Achievement Program draws concerns

Howard County schools system's proposed cuts to the the Black Student Achievement and Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement programs have rattled members of the NAACP, and many spoke out against the decision during a Board of Education public hearing last week. The cut, which is identified...

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  • Rotary Club member chases man after charity gala theft

    Rotary Club member chases man after charity gala theft

    A charity gala ended with a short-lived theft chase over the weekend at the Columbia Town Center Rotary's Valentine's Day Gala dinner dance at the Columbia Sheraton Hotel. On Feb. 4, Rotary Club sergeant-at-arms Roger Lerner said he and several volunteers were cleaning up after the evening's festivities...

  • Police: Three charged with robbing man they followed home from casino

    Police: Three charged with robbing man they followed home from casino

    Howard County police have charged three people with robbing a Columbia man after they followed him home from Maryland Live Casino Jan. 11. Hayman Rajab Abdulrahman, 23, of Eastern Avenue in Baltimore, Sangar Kamal Majed, 27, of Searles Road in Dundalk, and Khalil Mohammadi, 22, of N. Clinton Street...

  • Howard County police investigating Columbia shooting

    Howard County police investigating Columbia shooting

    An 18-year-old man was found shot in Columbia Wednesday night, Howard County police said. Police were called at 9:40 p.m. in the 6000 block of Majors Lane in Columbia, where they found Jaron Tyrik McPherson, of Columbia, suffering from a gunshot wound. McPherson was taken to the University of Maryland...

  • American, British men indicted in Howard County swatting

    American, British men indicted in Howard County swatting

    A Maryland man and a British subject have been indicted in a swatting incident in Howard County that left the victim injured after he was shot with rubber bullets by police. The U.S. Attorney's Office said in a news release that 25-year-old Zachary Lee of Catonsville and 19-year-old Robert Walker...

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