| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday.
Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:20 AM
Did you know that only 5 to 6 percent of eligible Girl Scouts receive their Gold Award each year? This exclusive leadership award represents the highest level of achievement for Girl Scouts, who must complete at least 80 hours of work towards a service...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I read with interest the recent article "Carroll conservatives clash with Van Hollen" (Nov. 12). I could readily relate to Carroll County Republican Bill Schroeder's statement — "We have nothing in common with Montgomery County — absolutely...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:10 AM
A three-vehicle collision with injury in Elkridge on MD 100 West past U.S. 1 has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
DOT also reported at around...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Ruut was destined to become a singer/songwriter.
One of four daughters born in Finland to parents who were classical musicians, Ruut DeMeo — who goes professionally by her first name, Finnish for Ruth, pronounced "Root" — spent her childhood...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies.
The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved.
"I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Two men charged in connection with a string of daytime burglaries that occurred across the county last March were sentenced to serve 20 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court last week.
Christopher Michael Kelly, 40, of the 10700 block of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
A Washington state man found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in September stemming from a 2012 Eldersburg shooting was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for parole Tuesday in Carroll County Circuit Court.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles.
Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Calling all artists! The Howard County Conservancy seeks submissions for its fourth annual Art of Stewardship juried art show, which will run from Wednesday, March 12, until Saturday, April 9. During the opening reception on Thursday, March 13, a round...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Several water main breaks in the city and Baltimore County Wednesday night and Thursday morning shut down roads and are affecting service to hundreds of customers.
A 30-inch, cast iron main that dates back to the 19th century broke in downtown...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Alicia I. Floyd, a homemaker and volunteer, died Dec. 13 of Alzheimer's disease at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 75.
The daughter of George Dudley Iverson IV and Gertrude Rausch Iverson, the former Alicia Lee...