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Columbia Association Citizens Academy returns for 2017 session

Columbia Association's annual citizen academy, "Excite Columbia," is back for its fourth year, giving residents a chance to learn about the history and functions of the local organization. The academy, taking place in three sessions on Oct. 3, 10 and 17, includes presentations and panels by Columbia

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Columbia Crime: Handgun Wave, Office Break-In, Pizza Robbery

COLUMBIA, MD - The Howard County Police Department provided the following information about recent incidents. Arrests do not indicate convictions. There was a break-in at the Alister Columbia Apartments leasing office in the 8900 block of Early April Way. At 10:03 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, someone

PATCH - 2017-09-20 00:02:01

Columbia TIF debate continues at council hearing

Residents reopened up debate over the merits versus perils of the Columbia tax increment funding (TIF) package on Monday night after two council members introduced a bill last month to repeal the controversial public financing deal. Council members Jen Terrasa and Calvin Ball proposed a repeal of th

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-19 15:20:00

Columbia man dies in crash on Route 152 in Fallston

A Columbia man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident near Reckord Road Park in Fallston, Maryland State Police said. Troopers from the Bel Air Barrack responded at 3:05 p.m. to the crash on Route 152 (Mountain Road) near Stratford Drive, according to a news release from State Police. Troopers

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-20 16:10:00

Who Is Tyler Tessier? 9 Things To Know In Columbia Teacher's Murder

COLUMBIA, MD - After a beloved educator was found murdered this week, many have asked why. Laura Wallen, 31, was four months pregnant when she disappeared before the first day of school; she was a teacher at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, where she was enthusiastic about the coming school year.

PATCH - 2017-09-18 01:13:04

HOWARD CO. CRIME: Columbia pizza driver robbed at knifepoint, Ellicott City home invasion

HOWARD COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) - Weekend crimes in Howard County include a 15-year-old Baltimore teen accused in an Ellicott City home invasion, as well as a pizza driver robbed at knifepoint in Columbia. In the Ellicott City incident, a juvenile entered a home through a rear sliding door on Church Road,

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:22:29

BALTIMORE HOMICIDES | Two dead in shootings in southeast and Station North areas Tuesday

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Two men died in separate shootings in Baltimore late Tuesday, including one that erupted near east Baltimore's Fayette Street during the afternoon rush hour. At about 5:50 p.m., police were dispatched to May Court for reported gunfire. They found a crime scene on North Bond Street

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:18:04

Man, 36, shot multiple times in west Baltimore

A 36-year-old man was shot multiple times in west Baltimore, police said. Officers were called at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday to an area hospital where a shooting victim had just arrived. The victim had gunshot wounds to the right arm and armpit, police said. Detectives believe the shooting happened in the

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 13:30:00

Prosecutors consider additional charges in Wallen murder

Laura Elizabeth Wallen FILE PHOTO Prosecutors in the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office are determining whether a 33-year-old Damascus man charged with killing his girlfriend Labor Day weekend can also be charged with killing the woman's unborn child. Olney resident Laura Elizabeth Wallen,

SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Man dies in hospital after being shot in chest in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A man died in the hospital after he was shot in the chest Tuesday evening. Police were called to the 1600 block of May Court just before 6:00 p.m. after hearing reports of gunshots. There was no crime scene where they were called, but they soon found one on the 200 Block of North

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 10:44:54

New drug trial heals dogs of arthritis

Veterinarian in Catonsville part of nationwide drug trial to get FDA approval of dog arthritis drug. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This materi

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:10:42

Trial begins for man accused of killing parents in Howard County

Updated: 1:04 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 Opening statements are underway in the trial of a Howard County man accused of killing both of his parents. Craig White, 31, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Investigators said officers found 61-year-old Linda White and 66-year-old Glen White dea

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 17:04:00

Passion evoked ... by a spanking?

Most likely this is more information than you need to know - TMI in the parlance of the Texting Generation no matter how young or old - but my dad spanked me all of four times when I was a pup. My offenses were varied - running out into Ocean Avenue, the busy thoroughfare in Jersey City on which we

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 04:01:19

Ballet masters got their start at Laurel High poms squad [History Matters]

The first pompom squad at Laurel High School was organized in the 1969-1970 school year. That first group of girls, sponsored by history teacher Margo Lambros, was "a drill and performing unit" that "presented half-time entertainment and marched in parades" according to the 1970 Laurel High yearbook

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:55:00

3 rooftop decks catch fire in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - The Baltimore Fire Department responded to three rooftop decks on fire Tuesday night. Crews responded to the 500 block of S Bouldin Street after hearing about a fire on the top floor of a three story row home. S Bouldin St fire submitted by Jamie U. pic.twitter.com/hzMRwQchRc

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 11:14:06

Baltimore Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder Freed After Nearly 14 Years

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - A Baltimore man who spent nearly 14 years in behind bars for a murder that prosecutors now say he did not commit has been released from prison. Lamar Johnson, 33, left Courthouse East in downtown Baltimore late Tuesday after a brief hearing. Based on new evidence presented by atto

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:26:14

Couple Gets Engaged Via Unique Camden Yards Proposal

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - Typically, when a proposal goes down at the ballpark, "Will you marry me?" flashes across the jumbotron as the (hopefully) happy couple sits in their seats. At Monday night's Orioles game, though, it happened a little differently. Jamie Clafferty rented a hotel room that overlooks

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

Selichot Drum Circle centers Jewish community for Days of Awe

Adonia, Adonai, El Rahum v'Chanun Erech Apayim v'rav chesed v'emet. Notzer chesed l'alafim noseh avon v'fesha v'chatah v'nakeh. God, God is gracious and compassionate, patient, abounding in kindness and faithfulness, assuring love for a thousand generations, forgiving iniquity, transgression and sin


Police Working To Identify Man In Connection With Homicide Case

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - The Baltimore Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a man in connection with a homicide case. 52-year-old George Yurek was killed on September 3 after being assaulted. He was found in the 1000 block of Brentwood Ave., and later died at an area hospital. Poli

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Melania Trump to UN: 'Step up' to protect children

U.S. President Donald Trump, center, with first lady Melania Trump, left, speaks to media as he leaves following his address to the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step u

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:53:54