| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A 16-year-old Belcamp boy has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with a Craigslist robbery earlier this month.
Rodney Parker Jr., 16, of the 1300 block of Liriope Court, is charged with armed robbery, robbery and theft. He was arrested...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly session adjourns at midnight.
Bills that could affect every dog owner and every driver who talks on a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:50 PM
An Ellicott City man faces an attempted murder charge in connection with three armed robberies, two in Ellicott City and one in Columbia, according to Howard County Police.
Peair M. Turner, 25, of Waterloo Road, was also charged with multiple counts...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:17 PM
It had been a whirlwind day for G.G. Smith, the new men’s basketball coach at Loyola, when a phone call interrupted his introductory news conference Friday afternoon.
That morning, the Loyola assistant had a final interview with the school’...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Strange as it may sound, only a few years ago Marylanders were heatedly debating whether to ban drivers from text-messaging on their cell phones while behind the wheel. The dangers of "distracted driving" were an illusion, opponents claimed,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:03 PM
The older sister of Phylicia Barnes tearfully said Monday she had allowed her teenage sister to drift too close to the man now accused of murdering her, testifying in the trial of Michael Maurice Johnson that the then-26-year-old's unnerving conduct one...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Going back 25 years, mobile phones, as they were called in those days, were the size of small briefcases, and were prohibitively expensive and impractical for the average person.
In those days, police officers communicated mainly by radio dispatch and...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A 28-year-old Pennsylvania man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for making video recordings of young men in the public restrooms at the two travel plazas on along I-95 in Harford and Cecil counties.
U.S. District Judge Ellen L....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
The following is compiled from Howard police reports.
Broken Land Parkway and Stevens Forest Road, 1:30 a.m. March 29. While stopped at a traffic light, the victim heard an unknown man knocking on the window of his vehicle. When the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees traffic laws will announce Tuesday that he will introduce legislation that would allow police to pull over a driver using a hand-held cell phone even if the motorist is not committing another offense....