| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:29 AM
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.,...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:16 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:23 AM
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.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 AM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:38 PM
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.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:02 PM
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...