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  • Craig challenges school funding critics, lists accomplishments in his last State of the County speech

    Craig challenges school funding critics, lists accomplishments in his last State of the County speech
    In his final State of the County speech, Harford County Executive David Craig reminded residents of his 8 1/2-year legacy of building schools, improving public safety and saving taxpayer dollars by making government leaner. "What do I hope people will...
  • State highlights agencies that cut energy use

    Two Maryland departments that have  taken their share of knocks got some good news Thursday as they were among the big winners in a competition between agencies over which are doing the best job of conserving energy. Underscoring his personal interest...
  • Q&A: Police spokeswoman Llewellyn on social media during Columbia mall shooting

    Q&A: Police spokeswoman Llewellyn on social media during Columbia mall shooting
    There has been a confirmed shooting at the Columbia mall. a PIO will be on scene shortly. No updates or new details yet. — Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) January 25, 2014
  • Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs [Editorial]

    Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs  [Editorial]
    Opponents of Maryland's gun laws are falling all over themselves to offer I-told-you-sos after the gun manufacturer Beretta announced it would be building a new plant in Tennessee rather than Maryland. Beretta had warned the state that this would happen...
  • City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer

    City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer
    Baltimore is poised to pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of a Marine veteran killed outside a Mount Vernon nightclub by an off-duty police officer in June 2010. Though Gahiji Tshamba was not on the job when he shot 32-year-old Tyrone Brown 12...
  • Harford fire officials seek lower retirement age

    Harford fire officials seek lower retirement age
    Harford County fire and EMS officials are seeking county approval to lower the retirement age for members of volunteer fire and ambulance companies from 55 to 50 years old. "This is the primary retention tool for volunteer firefighters," Tony Bennett,...
  • Christie vs. O'Malley on taking responsibility

    Christie vs. O'Malley on taking responsibility
    Yesterday New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie fired his deputy chief of staff for her role in “bridgegate,” a political scandal in the Garden State involving state officials closing lanes on the busy George Washington...
  • Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86

    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86
    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
  • ACLU criticizes Md. police on immigration enforcement

    ACLU criticizes Md. police on immigration enforcement
    Law enforcement in Maryland is "unwittingly" being turned into a tool of federal immigration authorities by agreeing to hold people wanted by the Department of Homeland Security, the ACLU said Tuesday. A report published by the American Civil Liberties...
  • Anti-pit bull hysteria must end [Letter]

    Anti-pit bull hysteria must end [Letter]
    About two months ago, I was driving home from Frederick at about 2 a.m., and I passed a specter on the side of the road. At least I thought so, because it was hard for me to believe that I had seen what I thought I saw. I pulled over to the side of the...
  • Carroll Sheriff's Office announces additional Halloween patrols

    Carroll Sheriff's Office announces additional Halloween patrols
    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said it will begin additional traffic patrols this weekend in advance of Halloween. On Halloween, Sheriff’s Deputies will have additional patrols in residential developments. Several of those patrols...
  • Howard Co. police prepare for Halloween

    Howard Co. police prepare for Halloween
    Howard County police say officers will be visible and "out in full force" on Halloween to help ensure residents have a safe and fun evening.  Police also will be on the lookout for vandalism, theft and destruction of property, in addition to...