| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Henry Alford, author of 2012’s “Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to Manners,” will join the Howard County Library System for its Choose Civility symposium Oct. 11 at the Miller Branch Library in Ellicott City. The...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:02 AM
A Baltimore County Police report said a man armed with a gun and wearing Barack Obama mask confronted five people in alley last week near Towson and told them to empty their pockets.
The incident occurred in the 1100 block of Halstead Road at 7:30 p.m....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Dwayne A. Mabe, 24, of the 100 block of Osborn Road, was charged Saturday with violating probation in a case in which he was found guilty of second-degree assault.
Darius Saunders, 19, of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Sunday...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:15 AM
What a superb idea it is to monitor conversations on buses! ("MTA is recording bus conversations," Oct. 18.) Everyone understands that the kind of people who ride buses can't be trusted. The shame is that we haven't yet carried the idea far enough....
| May 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:23 AM
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Thursday to violating federal child pornography laws by videotaping the genitals of unsuspecting young boys earlier this year, as they used urinals in the bathrooms at the I-95 rest stops in Harford and Cecil counties....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Come Monday, driving around Maryland will cost more — both at the gas pump and the toll plaza.
Marylanders will see a 3.5 cent rise in the state's gas tax — the first such increase in two decades — as well as toll rates that jump as...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 12:29 PM
In addition to heavy rainfall expected from Hurricane Sandy, AccuWeather has placed a high wind warning for the Laurel area from 8 a.m. Monday to 8 p.m. Tuesday, calling for "a prolonged and significant 24- to 36-hour high wind event," which could lead to...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Take inventory of disaster supplies.
•Stock a three-day supply of water, or one gallon per person per day.
•Store at least a three-day supply of food, including non-perishable items and food that is easy to prepare.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Baltimore Police arrested a man who they say forced a woman into her Mount Vernon home and raped her as he held a knife to her neck last month.
Charick Scott Callaway, 31, of the 3900 block of Tiverton Road in Randallstown faces multiple charges...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:03 PM
I did nothing – zip, zero, zilch – to prepare for Sandy. My husband, however, had things well in hand, which is good, because we needed to be prepared, as it turns out.
Had it been left up to me, we would have been using the flashlights on...