Moira Akers, 38, of Columbia, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with the murder in the death of her newborn son, who was found dead inside a zipped plastic bag at her home in November, Howard County police announced Thursday morning.
Clutching a framed photograph of herself from her days in the NICU, Katelyn Thomas, her mother and her former NICU nurse, Sue White, attended a reunion last week for NICU babies from Howard County General Hospital.
J. Spencer Hammond, former longtime minister of music, organist and choir director at Douglas Memorial Community Church who also taught music in the city public schools for more than three decades, died ThursdayJAN24 at Howard County General Hospital from complications from a fall.
Graham Paul Banks, an officer in a decorative plastering company that restored the Hippodrome Theatre and numerous other landmarks, died of cardiogenic shock Nov. 15 at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 66.
A funeral service will be held Saturday for Howard County firefighter Nathan Flynn, 34, who was killed in a Clarksville fire on Monday. Flynn, a Havre de Grace resident, was killed when he fell through the Woodscape Drive house's first floor and into the basement.
The firefighter was identified as 34-year-old Nathan Flynn, a husband, father and 13-year veteran of the department. He is the first career firefighter killed in the line of duty in Howard County history, officials said.
Ronald R. Peterson helped create the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System we know today. The highlights of his history there would put him on a short list of the most influential figures in the history of the hospital and health system.
Four days after devastating floods in Ellicott City pushed Howard County into the national spotlight, officials got back to a sense of normalcy for a few hours on Thursday morning when they passed the county’s fiscal 2019 budget, a record-setting $1.6 billion operating budget.
To care for those residents and their increasingly complex health needs, the hospital is looking to join forces in a new way with the county government. For the first time this year the hospital sought county funding for its operational budget.
Howard County helped lead the pack for the fifth straight year as the second healthiest county in the state behind Montgomery, according an annual study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
A Columbia man is facing four criminal charges and more than 20 traffic charges after fleeing the scene of a crash in Catonsville, running from police into a wooded area and prompting a helicopter and K9 search.