- Mary Regina “Jean” McCauley, a retired St. Agnes Hospital hematology lab worker and family matriarch, died of complications of kidney disease Nov. 18 at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 89.
- Trailing host Oakland Mills by a point in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, the Eagles put together a 16-play drive that was punctuated by a 16-yard touchdown pass from Trey Manley to Jaxon Sutton with 16 seconds left for the deciding points in a 22-15 victory.
- A Howard County man accused of spraying a fire extinguisher toward police at an entrance to the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has rejected a plea deal presented by federal prosecutors.
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- Century High School freshman John Moses and several other Howard and Baltimore county jump rope athletes will be part of a nationally televised performance during the 95th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday in New York City.
- Howard County police identified Shekhar Mandali, 29, of Ellicott City, as the pedestrian who was killed Thursday on U.S. Route 40 in Ellicott City. Following the crash, family and friends have raised about $35,000 in online donations to support Mandali's family in India.
- Howard High School junior Poppy Swallow is working to support and comfort children in her community by creating distraction kits for those receiving their COVID-19 vaccines.
- A Howard County man accused of spraying a fire extinguisher toward police at an entrance to the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has rejected a plea deal presented by federal prosecutors, according to a court filing Friday.
- Stephanie Lathrop scored her school-record 28th of the season to break the tie, and a strong defensive effort protected the advantage as the Gladiators celebrated a 2-1 win over Hereford at Loyola Maryland’s Ridley Athletic Complex.
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- The Vikings, making their first state title appearance, were finally able to solve the longstanding River Hill championship puzzle to make their own history with a 1-0 win at Loyola Maryland’s Ridley Athletic Complex.
- Chris Butler rushed for 149 yards on 16 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead host Milford Mill (12-1) to a 35-3 win over Glenelg (10-2) in the Class 2A state quarterfinals.
- Two wins stand between Chesapeake and a Class 3A title as the sixth-seeded Cougars secured another statement win, this one a 27-0 shutout over No. 3 seed Atholton.
- Playing at home Friday night, the Scorpions (10-1) scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to earn a come-from-behind victory, 22-14, over Owings Mills. Oakland Mills, which advances to host Frederick Douglass next week, is in the state semis for the first time since 2001.
- A Maryland lawmaker who is also a doctor will not face ethics sanctions for joining public video meetings from the operating room.
- The Howard County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday evening to approve amendments to transportation contracts to provide financial incentives for school bus drivers and attendants to address the shortage that has affected the school system since the start of the academic year.