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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...
  • At heart of city tax dispute — inequality [Letter]

    The property tax controversies that engulf City Hall certainly raise the issue of administration accountability, but the equity issue goes beyond the taxpayers involved ("Condo owners stunned by unexpected end to tax break," Nov. 21). If the condo...
  • Two dead in Carroll County crash

    Two dead in Carroll County crash
    A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar. Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
  • After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees

    After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
  • Early radio in Carroll County [Eagle Archives]

    Having grown up in Carroll County, I can tell you that, as late as the 1950s, radio was always a big deal in Carroll County. I remember our first television. It was a nice novelty. We still listened to the radio. On Nov. 18, 1932, according to the...
  • Community begins to rebuild as Columbia mall reopens

    Community begins to rebuild as Columbia mall reopens
    When the doors opened to The Mall in Columbia Monday for the first time since a gunman killed two store employees before killing himself, 20-year-old Kristen Lowman was one of the first people through the door. Approximately 50 hours earlier, Lowman...
  • Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance

    Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance
    Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival. The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
  • Mega Millions jackpot rises to $344 million ahead of Tuesday's drawing

    Mega Millions jackpot rises to $344 million ahead of Tuesday's drawing
    Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery has reached $344 million after no one won Friday night's drawings. Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not...
  • Carroll County schools closed Tuesday

    Carroll County schools closed Tuesday
    Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, according to the school system website. School offices, including central office, are scheduled to open at 10 a.m. McDaniel College is scheduled to open on time as of 8 a.m. Carroll Community...
  • Kangaroo Kids a hit in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Kangaroo Kids a hit in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    While you were watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, you might have seen some of our neighbors. Sixteen members of the Kangaroo Kids Precision Jump Rope Team jumped for almost three miles along the parade route from Central Park to Herald...
  • Mount Airy students take a virtual trip to Philadelphia

    Mount Airy students take a virtual trip to Philadelphia
    Students at Mt. Airy Middle School visited with staff at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Thursday to discuss the use of medieval armor and weaponry. But they didn't have to travel far to see the museum's medieval exhibits. Instead, seventh-graders...
  • 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...