| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
State lawmakers from Baltimore County hope to increase the availability of growlers, the refillable jugs that have become popular among craft beer enthusiasts.
Sales of growlers have expanded elsewhere in Maryland in recent years, and county lawmakers...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:37 PM
A Catonsville man was arrested last week after Baltimore County police said they spotted him driving a beige 2004 Volkswagen Jetta that had been reported stolen by the owner.
Police said they charged John Henry Quick II, 29, after they saw him get in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Baltimore County Police arrested a man on Feb. 13 after 28 parked cars at the MARC train station in Halethorpe were broken into last month, according to county police.
John Henry Quick, 29, was charged on 12 counts of theft, unlawful taking of a motor...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Earl Collins, a retired Baltimore County police officer and World War II veteran, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Dec. 31 after suffering a fall at his Millersville home. He was 89.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in...
| Jan 15, 2014
An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution.
A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:12 PM
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-...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:23 AM
Terry Nolan doesn't look or act like an average lawyer. He has a handlebar mustache, rides a 1983 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle and brings his fluffy, white bichon frise with him to work at his cluttered Arbutus law office on Oregon Avenue.
He likes to...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:25 AM
District 12 voters have an abundance of options on the Democratic side for the three open delegate seats. But, until late last month, no one had stepped forward to fill an "R" slot on the ballot.
Lansdowne resident Joseph Hooe became the first Republican...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:40 AM
For Arbutus resident Arlene Castro, buying a used car from the Freedom Wheels lot was "an answer to a prayer."
When Castro's 1999 Toyota was totaled in an accident, the settlement check from her insurance company wasn't enough to buy a comparable car....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Someone smashed windows and pilfered from 29 cars in Halethorpe Wednesday night, Baltimore County police said.
One of the cars' owners reported the crime, in the 5700 block of Southwestern Ave., to police around 5:10 p.m.
The vehicles were parked on the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Standing in a warehouse full of food for needy families, three Democratic lawmakers called Monday for Congress to avoid sharp cuts to food stamps proposed in a $500 billion farm bill.
Lawmakers want to pass the massive legislation by the end of the year,...