| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Little Patuxent Parkway, 10200 block, between 4 p.m. Nov. 25 and 7 a.m. Dec. 2. Entry gained...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few.
But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I would much rather be outside than inside. Everything just seems better out in nature.
Take running, which I do a lot of. I find very little use for a treadmill; it has few redeeming qualities. Why would anyone choose to run on a boring machine when...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:32 PM
When a burglar broke into more than two dozen apartments in Baltimore County, it wasn't the items he took that were unusual. It was what he left behind.
Renters in Cockeysville returned home to find holes in their walls as big as 4 feet by 4 feet. The...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:21 PM
It is still an exciting time for Baltimore's continually progressive nightlife scene. Successful openings debut as fully realized visions from Day 1, leading to exciting additions to an already healthy environment. If you enjoy a drink in public,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Date: Oct. 5
Her story: Tracie Schwartz, 40, grew up in Silver Spring. She works in marketing for Ameritox, a toxicology company with offices in Baltimore and Columbia. Her parents, Donna and Jimmy Schwartz, live in Gaithersburg.
His story: Theodore...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Brian Keith Knechtle, 27, of the 100 block of Darlington Avenue, was charged Friday with theft below $1,000.
Robert Andrew Buchanan, 59, of the first block of Morning Dove Court, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault.
A theft was...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Someone was trespassing Tuesday in the 200 block of Perrywood Court.
An assault was reported Tuesday in the 4900 block of Villapoint Drive.
Aberdeen police report:
A man was exposing himself at Taco Bell, in the 1000 block of Beards...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:45 AM
While I am not a native of Baltimore, I have lived in the area for six years now, and I've never seen anything quite as accurate as the commentary written by Eileen Pollock ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13).
I was born and raised in Boston, which is...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Less than a day after Walmart announced its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster – 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving – Toys R Us said it will open at 5 p.m. on Turkey Day.
The toy chain said its doorbuster sale will feature more than 300 deals...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:16 PM
I will spare you the background info on my residency here and my allegiance to and support for Howard County libraries. Suffice it to say, it's lengthy and solid.
I love books. I read them often in the library — Central Library, which has become...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's deputies report:
Rachel L. Snedegar, 30, of the 10 block of West Inca Street, was charged Tuesday with distribution of drugs.
Gregory A. Pringle, 46, off the 500 block of First Street,...