| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win.
"It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The hard-fought campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination this year has provided voters with a difficult decision. All three of the major candidates bring formidable and unique strengths to the contest, and none is without serious flaws....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
After last January's Columbia mall shootings – when Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, entered a store and shot and killed employees Brianna Benlolo, 21, of College Park, and Tyler Johnson, 25, of Mount Airy, before taking his own life – there was...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:05 AM
It's time to add another accolade to Howard County's long list: U.S. News and World Report has named the county one of the healthiest in the nation for kids.
Howard ranked 13 out of the top 50 counties featured in the story, which looked at a variety of...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:50 AM
The Howard County Housing Commission has contracted Volunteers of America Chesapeake to provide clinical case management services to approximately 33 households receiving rental assistance through the agency.
The arrangement is expected to be the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
In the state-wide gubernatorial race, Anthony Brown and running mate Ken Ulman, considered frontrunners, face competition from four other Democratic duos, but many candidates hoping to represent Prince George’s County are running unopposed.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Anthony G. Brown claimed victories in 20 of Maryland's 24 jurisdictions in the Democratic primary, but rivals Douglas F. Gansler and Heather R. Mizeur can each point to some small consolations.
Gansler outpaced Brown in Carroll, Cecil and Queen Anne's...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30.
McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
On July 1, Gary Gardner replaced Bill McMahon as Chief of the Howard County Police Department.
Gardner, 55, has been with the department since 1984, and has served in a variety of different roles: patrolman in West Columbia, researcher in the research...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Hours after winning their party primaries, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan exchanged the first salvos in November's race for governor.
Hogan released an Internet ad calling the lieutenant governor "the most incompetent man in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Howard Countians celebrating the Fourth of July at Columbia's Lakefront this year can complement classic Independence Day fare such as hot dogs and hamburgers with a low-calorie side of reduced-fat chips or a pack of vegetables – and wash it all...