Top News: A Stolen Urn, Mall Groundbreaking and a No Show for Snow

Patch brings you the top headlines of the week in Howard County.

Urn Stolen from Columbia Residence: Howard County Crime Reports

An urn containing ashes was stolen from a hallway closet from a Columbia residence.

Here's a list of closings for the holiday on Monday.

Glenelg Teen Seriously Injured after Collision

The 18-year-old crashed a Cadillac Escalade into a tree on Triadelphia Mill Road early Friday, according to police.

Mall Groundbreaking Signals Beginning of Columbia's Downtown Construction

After a few swings of golden sledgehammers, construction will soon begin on the expansion of the Mall in Columbia.

Suspended Teachers' Aide Indicted on Sexual Abuse Charges

Police say the Baltimore County man inappropriately touched students at the Maryland School for the Deaf.

Residents Decry BGE's Requested Rate Hike

The Public Service Commission came to Ellicott City - again - to hear from residents around the county.

Winter Weather What? Advisory Cancelled for Howard County

The National Weather Service's update forecast does have some precipitation, but not the white, fluffy kind.

Congratulations! 23 Graduate from Police Academy 37

The new officers were sworn in Thursday night.

State Trooper in Serious Condition After Ellicott City Crash

Police say Cpl. Matthew Telep may have been cut off while driving home.

Three Maryland county executives joined Dan Rodricks to discuss national, state and local issues.

Police Investigating Howard County Mail Thefts

Someone is stealing checks from outgoing mail and cashing them, said police.

Clyde's to Close in February for Renovations

Once renovations begin, the lakefront restaurant will be closed for eight weeks.

Multi-State Drug Ring Operated Out of Jessup Warehouse

Authorities said money was sewn into handbags and flown with women across the country as payment for drug shipments.

Ulman Raises $1.14 Million in 2012

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman now has $2.13 million in available campaign cash, but trails at least one expected gubernatorial candidate.

Xitomate Mexican Restaurant Opens Wednesday at Donna's Former Location

The new restaurant will feature authentic Mexican fare such as tacos al pastor, barbacoa and 100 percent agave margaritas.

Report: Teen Pulled from Burning Vehicle Released from Shock Trauma

The 18-year-old remains in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Wilde Lake Shooter Pleads Guilty in Retrial

A Columbia man was sentenced to 70 years after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder before the conclusion of his retrial.

Howard County Police said someone fired multiple gunshots at a residence in the 5200 block of Candy Root Court.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »