| 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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 1:58 PM
It's especially tough to be one of the last to get power back following a major outage – and knowing you're in that predicament. It's like being ignored by the wait staff in a restaurant, or having your family forget your birthday.
That was the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan is no longer facing an accusation of domestic violence.
Arrested on June 30 in his hometown of Lakeland, Fla., McClellan's first-degree misdemeanor battery case and a second-degree misdemeanor simple assault...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:46 AM
I read in your Oct. 25 edition that sensors are being installed in Main Street in Ellicott City to help motorists find empty parking spaces ("High-tech project spells end to some free parking").
Utilizing this system will require the motorist to download...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Tinesha S. Williams, 29, of the 700 block of West Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on two bench warrants Thursday in a case in which she was charged with second-degree assault,...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:13 AM
In social media slang, the above means “Oh my God, parent alert,” and that is just what parents have to be these days ... alert to what their kids are doing and saying in this digital world.
With all of the social media outlets...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:31 PM
As Albert McClellan closes in on a starting job on the Ravens' defense, the outside linebacker is in the process of dealing with an accusation of domestic violence.
McClellan was arrested on June 30 in his hometown of Lakeland, Fla., and charged with...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Baltimore County Police report that a man at the Five Guys restaurant in Towson carried out more than a burger on Sunday from the popular eatery — he also took items from a storage area.
Police said the incident occurred on Aug. 26 at about 4:13 p....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 5:11 PM
One good thing about being the victim of a widespread scam estimated to cost American consumers $2 billion a year: You don't feel like the only fool in the country.
And in the matter of "cramming" — when shady text-message companies bill cell phone...
| Sep 10, 2012
The Glenelg United Methodist Church Food Pantry continues to serve the community each month, providing grocery assistance to those in need in Howard County.
Open the third Saturday of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. (next date is Sept. 15), supplies are low...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A Baltimore man who helped rob hundreds of thousands of dollars and multiple handguns from five armored vehicle drivers over the course of three years pleaded guilty to multiple robbery and gun charges Thursday, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's...