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  • The economic climate [Editorial]

    The economic climate  [Editorial]
    For too long and by too many, confronting climate change has been seen through the prism of economic sacrifice. Reducing greenhouse gases is viewed as a burden to growth and employment opportunity, the cause of global warming a fixation of left-wing...
  • Appeals court says Maryland power-plant deal 'is not permissible'

    A U.S. Court of Appeals panel has upheld a decision that Maryland strayed into federal-only territory when it tried to jump start construction of a power plant with subsidies. The Maryland Public Service Commission, concerned about reliability problems...
  • Weinstein, Schmidt win Howard Council primaries

    Weinstein, Schmidt win Howard Council primaries
    There were few surprises, and even fewer voters, in the local Howard County races as voting results from Tuesday's primary election trickled in. In the hotly contested County Council District 1 races, Democrat and consulting business owner Jon...
  • Edgewood woman charged with murder after domestic shooting

    Edgewood woman charged with murder after domestic shooting
    Police charged an Edgewood woman with murder after she fatally shot her boyfriend Monday night. Tanasha E. Siena, 34, of the 3100 block of Mahonia Way, called 911 and told dispatchers she shot George S. Moore, 37, who lived with her, according to a...
  • Alleged attackers at O's game danced to 'YMCA' as victim lay bleeding, lawsuit says

    Alleged attackers at O's game danced to 'YMCA' as victim lay bleeding, lawsuit says
    Two men who are accused of beating a fan at an Orioles game last year danced to the song "YMCA" as their victim lay bleeding with a fractured skull on a concrete floor below them, the man alleges in a $5 million lawsuit filed last week. Matthew Fortese,...
  • Ehrlich view of religion is profoundly un-American [Letter]

    Ehrlich view of religion is profoundly un-American [Letter]
    Leave it to Bob Ehrlich to be an "equal opportunity" offender in his defense of the Supreme Court's Town of Greece v. Galloway decision ("Freedom of, not from, religion," June 1). In his recent column he managed at one and the same time to disrespect...
  • Circuit Court denies Howard referendum petition

    Circuit Court denies Howard referendum petition
    Supporters of an effort to have parts of Howard County's recently passed comprehensive zoning bill sent to  referendum this November faced a setback last week. A Circuit Court judge affirmed a decision by the county Board of Elections to deny a petition...
  • Aberdeen man pleads guilty to child abuse

    An Aberdeen man pleaded guilty last week to first-degree child abuse causing severe physical injury and could spend nearly 14 years in prison. Branden William Felix, 31, entered the plea in Harford County Circuit Court on May 28. He was sentenced to...
  • Knife-wielding man shot by police in Columbia BJ's receives prison sentence

    Knife-wielding man shot by police in Columbia BJ's receives prison sentence
    A Columbia man shot by a Howard County police officer after pulling a knife inside a BJ's Wholesale Club last summer pleaded guilty in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday and was sentenced to three years in prison. Howard Carvel Smith, 33, of Harper's...
  • Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say

    Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say
    The founder of an embattled Sparks-based insurance company appears to have been plotting to kill a Delaware judge overseeing the liquidation of his business, recording himself on a trip to scout out his targets and acquiring a cache of weapons, federal...
  • Ravens lineman Jah Reid's misdemeanor battery case set for June 13 hearing

    Ravens lineman Jah Reid's misdemeanor battery case set for June 13 hearing
    Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid will have a status hearing in his misdemeanor battery case in Florida later this month after a docket sounding Wednesday. Reid's hearing in the Monroe County courthouse will take place on June 13, according to a...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...