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Laurel: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
LAUREL, MD — When you're looking for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a wearisome job. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
Investigation into prisoner’s suicide focuses on treatment of disabled inmates
LAUREL, Md. — An investigation into the death of an isolated inmate at Maryland Correctional Institution for Women has found the prison ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution as well as the state’s constitution and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Hopkins rheumatologist killed in hit-and-run crash near Green Spring Station in Baltimore County
A 35-year-old Johns Hopkins rheumatologist was killed in a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles near Green Spring Station late Saturday night, police said, and officers have arrested a driver who left the scene.
22-year-old Fairfax County woman missing and endangered due to health issues
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Investigators in Fairfax say they are looking for a missing and endangered 22-year-old woman, last seen Sunday morning in Lorton. Fairfax County police say 22-year-old Ronica Crevecoeur was last seen in the 8200 block of Franklin Drive.
Mental health center member charged with setting fire to College Park facility
LAUREL, Md. — Prince George’s County police arrested a man for starting a fire at a mental health center in College Park and they say he was a member of the facility. Police believe Paul Franklin Willis, 37, started the fire around 2 a.m. on Friday at On Our Own, a center that helps those dealing wi
What Hillary Clinton Wrote In A Letter To An Maryland 3rd Grader Who Lost Her Bid For Class President
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (CNN) — Hillary Clinton wrote a letter to an 8-year-old girl who lost an election for class president, telling the young student that she knows “too well, it’s not easy” to run for “a role that’s only been sought by boys.” “While I know you may have been disappointed that you did n
5 New Homes For Sale In The Bowie Area
BOWIE, MD — On the hunt for a new house, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Southeast DC man dead after Northwest shooting
WASHINGTON — A 21-year-old man from Southeast D.C. is dead after a Saturday evening shooting. D.C. police say they found Curtis Davis suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived to the 1100 block of 1st Street Northwest shortly before 6:30 p.m.
Llama rescued from flooded pasture in Howard County
WASHINGTON — Fire and rescue crews completed a unique special operation Sunday, when a llama was discovered in distress from flood waters in a Howard County pasture. A llama in a field near the Patuxent River in Mink Hallow in Highland, Maryland, was lead to safety by Howard County Fire and Rescue c
Prince George’s County Police Investigating Man’s Death In Lanham
PRINCE GEORGE’S CO, MD – Prince George’s County Police say they are on the scene of a death investigation in Lanham. Officers were called to the 6800 block of Trexler Road Saturday around 5:55 a.m. for reports of a man suffering from trauma to his body.
Flood Warning Issued For Howard County
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for several areas in central Maryland, including Howard County. The warning applies to Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll and Howard counties as well as Baltimore City.
Maryland inmate allegedly tried to sexually assault officer
JESSUP, Md. (AP) — Maryland's corrections department says an inmate allegedly tried to sexually assault a correctional officer at the Patuxent Institution in Jessup. The department said it happened early Friday morning, when a correctional officer was escorting an inmate assigned to kitchen duty.
51 Job Openings In Columbia
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New Date For Board Of Appeals Hearing For Medical Cannabis Dispensary
On December 11, 2018, the Laurel Planning Commission recommended denial of Special Exception application 890 to the Laurel Board of Appeals. The application was a request to allow the use of a medical cannabis dispensary at 118 Washington Boulevard.
5 Open Houses In The Laurel Area
LAUREL, MD — Shopping for a house online can sometimes leave you wanting. While listing images can help, they're no stand-in for the real thing. That's why you should always take advantage of a local open house: A chance to try before you buy!
CRITICAL MISSING: Greenbelt police search for 29-year-old woman
GREENBELT, Md., -- The Greenbelt Police Department needs your help locating a critically missing 29-year-old woman. Police said Ruth Petra Sendejas, of the 8100 block of Mandan Terrace, was last seen on December 6 in the Silver Spring area.
Hillary Clinton writes letter consoling girl, 8, who ran for class president against boy -- and lost
Hillary Clinton surprised an 8-year-old girl with a letter earlier this month after the elementary school student lost an election for class president to a boy by a single vote.
Maryland 'cultural gem' won't be a pot dispensary, but its days as a diner might be numbered
Sometimes, the little guys do win. In a surprising twist, preservationists and comfort food aficionados claimed victory Tuesday after planning commissioners rejected a permit that would have turned Laurel, Maryland's beloved Tastee Diner into a medical marijuana dispensary.
Four DC-area women charged in Columbia store robberies
COLUMBIA, Md. (WBFF) - Four Washington, D.C.-area women have been accused in multiple robberies at Howard County stores. Police believe they may be responsible in similar cases in other parts of Maryland and nearby states.
Restaurateur acknowledges trying to frame wife as terrorist
HANOVER, Md. – A Maryland restaurateur has acknowledged he paid a man to both frame his wife as a terrorist and burn down his restaurant. The Capital reports 51-year-old Khalil Ahmad pleaded guilty Wednesday to stalking his estranged wife. In exchange, cases pending against him in three Baltimore ar