| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they weren't breaking another law under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly.
The Senate voted 40-6 Monday to...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The following is compiled from Howard police reports.
Henkels Lane, 8900 block, 3:26 a.m. April 1. Officers responding to an alarm discovered a stolen van backed up to the front of Tools & Accessories Corporation with the engine...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:58 AM
To me, this seems like it is coming a little bit late, but it seems like it's time to start thinking about any personal goals that need to be set for 2013.
A bit early for new year's resolutions? I don't think so. The year ended, at least in my mind,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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.
Baltimore County Police report that at about 10 p.m. on...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports:
Angel Luis Alicea, 27, of the 600 block of West Market Street, was charged Saturday with being a fugitive from Pennsylvania justice.
Julie Tomar Paradis, 30, of the 600 block of West Bel...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:54 PM
About a dozen cell phones were stolen from a Verizon store in Havre de Grace in what appears to be an inside job.
Between 10 and 15 Apple iPhone and Samsung phones were reported stolen at 10:10 a.m. Monday from the store in the 900 block of Pulaski...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore County police say a business on Falls Road had 1,369 gallons of diesel fuel stolen in an incident last week.
According to reports, the theft occurred overnight — between Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 — from the lot at G. Edgar Harr, in the...
| 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,...