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  • No answers in Columbia mall shooting motive

    No answers in Columbia mall shooting motive
    Howard County police on Sunday identified 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park as the man who entered a store at The Mall in Columbia and fatally shot two employees before apparently killing himself. Officials said Aguilar was reported...
  • Columbia mall shooter was 'ready to die,' police say

    Columbia mall shooter was 'ready to die,' police say
    Columbia mall shooter Darion Marcus Aguilar wrote in a journal about killing people, claimed he was "ready to die" and alluded to an unspecified plan that was "set," police revealed Wednesday. Investigators say the 19-year-old wrote sporadic entries...
  • Obamacare is a disaster and Obama knows it [Letter]

    Obamacare is a disaster and Obama knows it [Letter]
    As time marches on, it is getting clearer that Obamacare is a disaster and will eventually fall on its own weight. On November 13, 2012, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius said that delaying Obamacare is not an option. On Monday, the...
  • Happy animals, local meat

    Happy animals, local meat
    Even in frigid weather, Ginger Myers' pigs are happy. "As cold as it gets, the pigs are out there, snorting and playing like kids bundled up and running around," says the owner of Evermore Farm, a family-owned livestock and produce farm in Westminster....
  • Carroll schools closed Tuesday

    Carroll schools closed Tuesday
    Carroll County Public School officials decided to close schools Tuesday morning after announcing Monday night that schools would open two hours late. Carroll Community College and the Mount Airy College Center will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, while...
  • Mount Airy fire causes $200,000 in damage, officials say

    Mount Airy fire causes $200,000 in damage, officials say
    A fire in Carroll County late Wednesday caused $200,000 in damage, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office. The blaze occurred about 9:21 p.m. in the 6600 block of Jacks Court, Mount Airy. The incident drew about 50 firefighters and took...
  • Columbia mall murder-suicide struck the physical heart of community

    Columbia mall murder-suicide struck the physical heart of community
    In the days after a gunman killed two people and himself at The Mall in Columbia, the Nail Trix salon heard from many nervous customers canceling appointments. Manicurist Van Le took several of those calls, struck 15 appointments off his calendar and...
  • Pnina Wilkins, interior designer

    Pnina Wilkins, interior designer
    Pnina Wilkins, an interior designer and past president of Hadassah, died Feb. 22 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown. She was 90. The daughter of Benjamin Laikin, a wiping cloths manufacturer, and Anna Golomb Laikin, a homemaker, Pnina...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • Elderly woman dies in Mount Airy house fire Sunday

    Elderly woman dies in Mount Airy house fire Sunday
    An elderly woman died early Sunday morning when her Mount Airy home was destroyed by fire, according to Doug Alexander, public information officer for the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company. She was one of two people in the home at the time of the fire,...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter may have had fixation with Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter may have had fixation with Columbine
    Darion Marcus Aguilar had no connections to his victims and modeled his attack on the Mall in Columbia after the Columbine High School shooting, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. Police said Aguilar, 19, even waited until 11:14 a.m. on Jan. 25 to...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. In a wide-ranging news...