- A Columbia man who reportedly livestreamed inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 turned himself in to authorities Tuesday morning, the FBI said.
- Maryland counties are announcing and revising plans and guidelines for holding classes while containing the spread of coronavirus.
- Zabril Carey wants to be a talk show host. The 21-year-old senior communications student at Bowie State University took his first steps toward that goal with the launch of his own podcast “Locked in the Podcast” six months ago.
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- "The Planning Board decision sent a clear message: Strip centers don’t belong alongside a Columbia parkway or any other parkway."
- The Howard County Board of Education unanimously approved a hybrid learning model Tuesday that will begin rolling out March 1, with all students who want to be in school buildings returning by April 12.
- The funding, which requires Howard County Council authorization to be put in the current 2021 budget, could be in renters’ hands as soon as March, according to Kelly Cimino, director of the county Department of Housing and Community Development.
- Five months after the original vote on the school resource officer program, the Howard County Board of Education once again couldn’t come to an agreement on the issue during its Jan. 21 meeting and voted to confront the topic at later meetings.
- Maryland State Police are investigating a multivehicle collision in Waterloo that left one person dead and four others injured Tuesday morning.
- A Silver Spring man has been charged with third- and fourth-degree sex offenses and solicitation prostitution after Howard police say he assaulted a customer while he was working at JJ Liquors in Ellicott City on Christmas Eve.
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- A Laurel woman was sentenced to 13 months in prison for defrauding the Washington, D.C., Medicaid program out of more than a quarter million dollars, according to a news release by the Department of Justice.
- A 22-year-old Howard County man was taken into custody by the FBI Monday morning for being part of the storming of the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6.
- Participation in the JumpStart dual enrollment program between Howard County school system students and Howard Community College increased 15% from last spring to the 2020 fall semester.
- Howard County school system Superintendent Michael Martirano is proposing an operating budget of $932 million for the next fiscal year that adds more than 130 teachers and staff to address special education needs, expected enrollment growth and mental health services.
- The Howard County school system is now aiming to get students back in classrooms in a hybrid learning model on March 1, and the Board of Education did approve the framework for a potential hybrid model.