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Harford County

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  • More police departments considering the use of drones

    More police departments considering the use of drones
    Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence. But uncertainty over federal regulations, concern about privacy issues and...
  • Hope and healing with horses at therapeutic riding centers

    Hope and healing with horses at therapeutic riding centers
    On a sunny summer day, 14-year-old Julianna Lupacchino is riding a horse on a Fallston farm. At first glance, the scene seems like nothing special — Harford County is horse country, after all — but at Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, the...
  • Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

    Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day
    OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
  • Hickory, Prince George's to meet in U.S. semifinal at Cal Ripken World Series

    The Hickory Hornets, Harford County's host team, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday, falling, 6-3, to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park. Despite the loss, Hickory (3-1) will play in today's U.S. semifinals...
  • Good times at the BBQ bash in Bel Air

    Good times at the BBQ bash in Bel Air
    Although this year's Maryland State BBQ Bash was the 13th to be held in Bel Air, the event was anything but unlucky, according to organizers. Erika Quesenbery, executive director of the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, called the event "lucky No. 13; it's...
  • No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

    No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant
    An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a Jarrettsville restaurant late Saturday night to the Bel Air Barrack by the barrack commander following allegations the trooper was disorderly and walking...
  • Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge

    Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge
    Unless you live in a cave, just about everyone has heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Facebook and other Internet sites are covered with videos of people, including hundreds from Harford County, dumping buckets of ice-cold water over themselves....
  • Car break-ins reported in Edgewood; gang signs found in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

    Car break-ins reported in Edgewood; gang signs found in Joppa [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Tammy Wayne Pardew, 51, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Saturday with theft less than $1,000. Kara Malequia Prince, 20, of the first block of West...
  • 2 flown to Shock Trauma after car vs. motorcycle crash in Darlington

    2 flown to Shock Trauma after car vs. motorcycle crash in Darlington
    Two people were flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries after a car and a motorcycle collided in Darlington Saturday afternoon. The crash happened around 3 p.m. in the 3800 block of Conowingo...
  • Peeping tom reported in Edgewood; construction equipment vandalized in Whiteford [Harford Police Blotter]

    Peeping tom reported in Edgewood; construction equipment vandalized in Whiteford [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Anthony Douglas Coleman, 26, of the first block of Defense Drive who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case...
  • Upper Chesapeake gets $1.5 million from BGE for hospital power plant

    Upper Chesapeake gets $1.5 million from BGE for hospital power plant
    The new tri-generation plant at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air got a big boost this week from a Baltimore Gas & Electric program to save energy. Harford County's central hospital received $1.5 million in incentives...
  • Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit

    Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit
    The number of homes for sale in the Baltimore metro region climbed to the highest level in nearly three years last month, but closed sales failed to follow suit, a mismatch that reflects weakness in the housing market, analysts said. Sales in Baltimore...