| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:09 PM
With an increasing number of elusive culprits ripping gutters and downspouts from homes, stripping wires and stealing statues from front lawns, Baltimore County police turned to a new tool in law enforcement — a Global Positioning System device....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Behind brown paper covering the windows and a uniformed guard at the front entrance, a new Giant supermarket in the Hampden area is taking shape, days before its scheduled opening March 29.
"We will be ready," said Jamie Miller, a spokesman for Landover-...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:15 PM
On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
| May 28, 2012
| 6:37 PM
2900 block, between 1 p.m. May 24 and 2:30 a.m. May 25. Garmin GPS, iPod, JVC car radio stolen from vehicle.
North Calvert Street
2500 block, between 10 p.m. May 22 and 6:50 a.m. May 23. DeWalt impact wrench, Husky tool bag stolen from...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A Baltimore County Police report says a semi-automatic handgun was used in the robbery of two teens on LaSalle Road last week.
According to a police report from the Towson precinct, the incident occurred on May 21 in the 8100 block of LaSalle Road at...
| 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...