| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes.Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
City of Laurel
Fourth Street/Ashford Boulevard, Aug....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
A security officer observed a man exposing himself while sitting on the balcony of a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:39 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
An apartment in the 900 block of Southerly Road was...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Maryland State Police warn: beware of fake Apples.
In a raid last week at Arundel Mills in Hanover, police confiscated hundreds of counterfeit Apple products being sold at the Cyberion store and the ST Tech Pros kiosk, according to state police.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Lutheran church in Maryland can possibly trace its roots as far back as 1747 when small numbers of Lutherans and German Reformers began meeting in private homes primarily in northern Carroll and Frederick Counties.
“The first church building...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Students at Elkridge Landing Middle School are taking part in a new, expanded program that is putting the newest technology in the palms of their hands.
The Elkridge middle school was the first in the county last year to implement an iPad pilot...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:52 PM
On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Joey, many of her friends, teachers, and school staff members were taken from our loving...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Mozilla Firefox has challenged fundraisers to step it up over the holidays, offering $100,000 to the one who can bring in the most money through Jan. 10.
Baltimore-born Edward Norton is running 5th, having raised -- as of early this week -- more than...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene.
Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:22 AM
From Liz Atwood: Silent Night. The beloved Christmas carol got me thinking recently that we just don’t have enough silence anymore. Kids -- at least my kids -- seem especially addicted to noise.
I walked into the family room recently to find the...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Here they are, the greatest generation, looking pretty ordinary: armed now with carts and canes, bragging about their grandchildren, complaining about their doctors and relishing their deserts.
Every other Monday night I visit my father at the Annapolis...