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WMATA Employee Arrested for Stealing $18,000 of Defibrillators
The Metro Transit Police have arrested a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Employee for alleged theft of Metro equipment.
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Howard County Police Ask Older Residents Families To Look Out For Financial Scams
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Thu May 23, 2013
Memorial Day isna t just another holiday
For many, Memorial Day is primarily thought of as simply a blissful day off work, a federal holiday that provides an opportunity to cook out and take advantage of some retail sales.
Three Named 'Officers of the Month' After South Laurel Incident
Three members of the Prince George's County Department have been named "Patrol Officers of the Month" for their role in capturing a pair armed robbery suspects in South Laurel.
Wed May 22, 2013
Laurel Hosts City Hall in the Park Wednesday Night
From the City of Laurel: Mayor Craig A. Moe is pleased to announce the next 2013 City Hall in the Park meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Wellington Pool House/Park, located at 14404 Rosemore Lane, from 6:30 - 8:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket for an informative and informal "City Hall in the Park" meeting.
Overturned Car Shuts Down B-W Parkway Outside Laurel
The Baltimore-Washington Parkway was closed in the southbound direction Tuesday morning due to a crash near MD Route 198 .
Lawyer Wants Terror Case Against Md. Man Dismissed
A former U.S. Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military has asked a court to dismiss the case against him, saying he never had any contact with the group.
Tue May 21, 2013
Laurel Man Sentenced to 20 Years on Child Pornography Charges
A Laurel man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday on charges of producing child pornography , prosecutors said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Police: Help Identify Two Robbers
Howard County police are offering a reward for help identifying two men who robbed a liquor store.
Sun May 19, 2013
Cubesat Constellation May Gather Earth Energy Imbalance Measurements
A team of scientists has won a berth on a tiny satellite to explore one of NASA's most important frontiers in climate studies: the imbalance in Earth's energy budget and the extent to which fast-changing phenomena, like clouds, contribute to that imbalance.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ice Cream with Secret Ingredient, Man Naked on a Firetruck
A new flavor being offered at the Annapolis Ice Cream Company has a unique ingredient that locals love.
Fri May 17, 2013
Real Estate Weekly - 5/17/13
The HOPE initiative, a program started by the administration of Gov. Martin O'Malley to preserve homeownership by helping prevent foreclosures, was awarded the Maryland Access to Justice Commission's Executive Branch Award for 2013.
Video, Photos Released Of Suspects In Laurel Liquor Store Robbery
Howard County police are releasing video and photos in a robbery of a Laurel liquor store and are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information.
First global topographic map of Titan created
Washington, May 16 : The first global topographic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan has been created, giving researchers a valuable tool for learning more about one of the most Earth-like and interesting worlds in the solar system.
Thu May 16, 2013
Team wins cubesat berth to gather earth energy imbalance measurements
New instrument that will measure the amount of solar energy reflected by Earth and the amount emitted to space as infrared radiation A team of scientists, including Warren Wiscombe from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, has won a berth on a tiny satellite to explore one of NASA's most... A team of scientists has won a berth on a ... (more)
Protecting Pedestrians: Enforcement and Educational Ploys Keep Pedestrians Safe
There has been a decline in pedestrian accidents in the city of Laurel since 2007, which can be attributed to a combination of changes in enforcement and general traffic safety awareness, officials said.
Wed May 15, 2013
Missing Laurel 9-Year-Old Found Safe at Scotchtown Hills Elementary
Authorities say Jeanne Bioj, a 9-year-old Laurel girl who was reported missing Tuesday night, has been found safe and sound after an extensive search.
Tue May 14, 2013
Police: Rainey Admits to Involvement in West Laurel Killings
Ronnie Lee Rainey, the 59-year-old man accused of shooting his wife and stepdaughter to death Monday in their West Laurel home, has admitted to his involvement in the killings, Prince George's County police said Tuesday.
Crime History: Would-be assassin shoots Gov. Wallace in Laurel to prove 'manhood'
On this day, May 15, in 1972, Arthur Bremer shot and paralyzed Alabama Gov. George Wallace while the presidential hopeful campaigned in Maryland.
Surging SUV Strikes Man, House in South Laurel
A man suffered non-life threatening injuries in South Laurel over the weekend when an SUV "surge[d]" into him before crashing into the wall of his house, authorities said.