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9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Surprise in suburbia as a quiet neighbor is arrested

The hills in Clarks Glen are gently rolling, the homes McMansions. And the lawns are mowed to the near-perfection a country club groundskeeper might envy.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, MD

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Baltimore News

Caller spoofs state police number, demands money

Maryland State Police say someone has been calling people in the Howard County area claiming to be with the police and demanding payment for court or traffic fines.

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Related Topix: Jessup, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Ulman donates indicted businessman's contributions to charity

Ulman instead sought permission from the state Board of Elections to allow his campaign to give the money to charity, rather than return it to Cohen.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baltimore County, MD

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

13 People Hospitalized After Crash on Route 1 in Elkridge: Officials

More than one dozen people were taken to local hospitals after a crash on Washington Boulevard/Route 1 in Elkirdge Tuesday morning, Howard County emergency officials reported.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD

Patch.com

Virginia Woman Charged in Ellicott City Home Improvement Scam

A Virginia woman has been charged with extortion in connection with a door-to-door home improvement scam in Howard County, police said in a statement .

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Bulmer set to be sentenced in murder of blogger Dennis Lane

An Ellicott City man is scheduled to be sentenced today for the murder of his girlfriend's father, well-known Howard County businessman Dennis Lane.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Convicted groper charged in another incident in Columbia

An Ellicott City man who pleaded guilty last week in a series of groping incidents in Howard County was charged by police in another groping incident in Columbia, Howard County police said Monday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Trial of man accused of shooting Howard police office in hands of jury

Closing arguments were presented to a jury Monday morning in the attempted murder trial of a homeless man accused of injuring one Howard County police officer in a Route 1 shootout last year.

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Self Defense

Business Journal

Goodwill is building its third store in Howard County

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Inc. is opening a new retail store in Ellicott City this fall.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

What many artists saw at Paint It! Ellicott City event

A recent plein air paint-out held in the historic district of Ellicott City was not just a weekend event that came and went, because many of the resulting paintings are now on display in the exhibit "Paint It! Ellicott City" at the Howard County Arts Council.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Painting, Arts, Home Gardening, Home

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Support for county farmers is key ingredient of Film Feastival

Chef-prepared dishes to sample and freshly picked local produce to buy - what could be more appetizing in July when local harvests are peaking? Mix in socializing with like-minded folks who care where their food comes from and a menu of short documentary films, and you've got the recipe for the fifth annual Howard County Film Feastival on Tuesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recipes, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Virginia woman arrested in Howard County scam

Howard County police have charged a 21-year-old Virginia woman with running a door-to-door solicitation scam in Ellicott City this month.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

Patch.com

Boy and Puppy in Hot Car, Rock Jumping Injury, Airport Stun Gun, Artscape Lineup and Bank Robbery

Patch has websites in communities across Maryland. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Havre de Grace, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Prosecution rests in trial of man accused of shooting Howard Co. police officer

The prosecution has rested in the attempted murder trial of a homeless man accused of wounding a Howard County police officer in a daytime shootout with police on Route 1 in North Laurel last year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, North Laurel, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

North Laurel house fire displaces family

A North Laurel house caught fire Thursday night, likely displacing a Howard County family from their home, fire department officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, North Laurel, MD

WJLA-TV Arlington

Howard County Restaurant Weeks

If you love local flavor, then you'll definitely want to check out Howard County Restaurant Weeks.

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Business Journal

Howard County accelerator wants more minority business applicants

Howard County's Conscious Venture Lab hopes to attract more applicants for its second year, especially from Maryland businesses run by women, minorities and veterans.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

Columbia accelerator seeks next round of socially conscious companies

A Howard County incubator for socially conscious companies is looking for five new participants.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Man charged in shootout with Howard Co. police officers argues self-defense

The man accused of shooting a police officer during a shootout on Route 1 in North Laurel in October 2013 thought he was acting in self defense, his lawyer told a Howard County jury Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, North Laurel, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Impasse talks begin for Howard schools, teachers union

Howard school officials will begin mediation with the county teachers union Wednesday, the latest step in contentious contract negotiations that lasted throughout the school year.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

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