| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Robert A. Makofski, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory scientist and administrator who headed Howard County General Hospital's board, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. The former Columbia resident was 81....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Elijah Asher Jimenez became the first baby born at Howard County General Hospital in 2013, the hospital announced Wednesday in a news release.
Seven-pound, 2-ounce Elijah was welcomed into the world by Columbia residents Gillian and Jimmy Jimenez at 7:...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Howard County Police investigators have confirmed the teenage driver of the Honda Civic struck by a Mack truck outside of Mt.Hebron High School on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 3 failed to stop at the stop sign when exiting the school parking lot. ...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A 22-year-old man who attempted suicide at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup over the weekend is back at the facility and under 24-hour watch, officials said Sunday.
Demetrius Hunt, 22, who was serving an 18-month sentence for second-degree...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Jean Pfefferkorn, a Howard County Public Library staff member, posted an online item about a week ago on seasonal affective disorder, which carries symptoms ranging from increased appetite to suicidal thoughts.
Dr. George Groman, a cardiologist at Johns...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Harry Dutton Grunwell, a retired Army warrant officer with a talent for linguistics and computers, died Dec. 5 at Howard County General Hospital from complications of multiple sclerosis. The Marriottsville resident was 66.
Mr. Grunwell was born in Ogden,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The Columbia teenager who pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of another Columbia teenager in Long Reach in 2011 was sentenced to life in prison with all but 60 years suspended.
Xavier Trevon Bates, 19, pleaded guilty in September to first-degree...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:05 AM
100 Years Ago
From north county to south
From the Personals column:
"Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Swain of Sykesville are receiving congratulations upon the birth of a son.
"The Sunday guests at Fair View, the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.W.K. Ridgely near...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:45 AM
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services was recognized for having the best EMS program in the state foe 2013 by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems.
According to news release, the “Star of Life”...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:50 AM
It started with a moment of silence, and ended in a triumph of spirit and physical accomplshment.
The second annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon & Coed 5K -- held Sunday, April 28 in downtown Columbia – was charged with emotion and...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:44 PM
A 23-year-old Columbia man was convicted of second-degree murder in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday evening in the 2011 shooting of a bail bondswoman, according to State's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
After seven hours of deliberation by the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 3:45 AM
The following is compiled from police reports.
Old Waterloo Road, 6800 block, 6:32 a.m. April 14. Newspaper delivery person was approached by two men while sitting in parked car on side of road. One took out handgun and demanded...