Anne Arundel County News

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Anne Arundel County Police said Wednesday that the man they have arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in Edgewater also robbed two banks in Virginia.

Police said a man entered Sandy Spring Bank on Mitchell Chance Road Sept. 15 around 1:38 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money. The teller...

9/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Annapolis police have arrested three people after a man and a woman were shot Wednesday night in Eastport.

Police said officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Madison Street at 7:49 p.m.

They found a 41-year-old woman a 36-year-old man in the 1100 block of Medgar Evers...

9/21/2017 6:55:00 AM

An arbiter has dismissed a complaint by a Glen Burnie lawyer that he was treated unfairly while being vetted for possible appointment to the Anne Arundel Circuit Court bench.

Steven Platt, a former Prince George’s County judge appointed to arbitrate the complaint, wrote in a lengthy opinion handed...

9/20/2017 4:50:00 PM

The primary election handed Annapolis a few surprises Tuesday, with an incumbent unseated, an incredibly close Ward 4 race and newcomer Gavin Buckley defeating state Sen. John Astle for the Democratic mayoral nomination.

The results set the stage for a general election that will likely be incredibly...

9/20/2017 3:50:00 PM

After the bars closed and the victory parties emptied out Tuesday night, unofficial vote tallies set the general election contests for seven of eight wards.

In Ward 4, candidates and citizens alike are still waiting.

Nearly a quarter of Annapolitans showed up to vote in Tuesday’s primary election,...

9/20/2017 2:15:00 PM

Baltimore County

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The county school system has started to renovate the former Catonsville Elementary School for administrative offices as discussions continue over ways community groups can use space in the century-old building.

Mychael Dickerson, a spokesman for the school system, said it is to soon to say which...

9/21/2017 10:00:00 AM

Towson University brought in the goats to tend to overgrown vines and trees at the Glen Arboretum this week.

Campus officials have set out to restore and preserve the 12 acres of green space in the center of campus from invasive species.

On Monday, the goats got to work for the fourth year in a...

9/21/2017 7:35:00 AM

FedEx has been shipping and sorting packages at its new Sparrows Point center for two months, but celebrated the facility’s opening by having officials cut a ceremonial orange ribbon on Wednesday.

The freight shipping outfit was the first major company to agree to open a facility at Tradepoint...

9/20/2017 2:10:00 PM

When Hanna stopped climbing into her owner’s bed, Donna Foster knew something was wrong.

Hanna, a 14-year-old Golden Retriever Chow Chow, has been Foster’s pet since 2006, when she was adopted from a shelter.

In recent months, the dog’s mobility faded as her arthritis advanced. She struggled to get...

9/20/2017 1:15:00 PM

It’s not your father’s football.

Today’s gridiron warriors, starting in youth leagues as young as age 5 and continuing through high school and beyond, are learning how to play a kinder and gentler version of America’s favorite contact sport — in part, because of the result of a growing concern...

9/20/2017 7:40:00 AM

Howard County News

Howard County - Baltimore Sun

Jonathan Gitelman was a family man who loved baseball, especially the Baltimore Orioles.

In 2010, the Clarksville resident was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia – a rare form of cancer in the blood and bone marrow; however, Gitelman’s father, Joseph, said it never impacted his son’s love of...

9/21/2017 4:00:00 AM

Renee Foose, whose tumultuous tenure as Howard County school superintendent ended in May, said Wednesday she has declined to take a position with the Maryland State Department of Education that had been approved by the state school board Tuesday.

“Our education system is being undercut by toxic...

9/20/2017 3:45:00 PM

Ask Jason Gotcher, Manor Hill Brewing’s director of operations, the best part about where he works, and a smile appears, as though he wants to answer with another question: “Really?”

His actual reply should not surprise any visitors to the Ellicott City property.

“The obvious is, it’s beautiful...

9/21/2017 8:30:00 AM

Following a spike last year in pedestrian deaths along or near Route 1 in Howard County, the Office of Transportation is taking new action to improve safety in the industrial corridor known for the danger it poses to pedestrians and bikers.

Six people were killed in five separate incidents on or...

9/20/2017 4:00:00 AM

Howard County public schools Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano and members of the Attendance Area Committee agreed during Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting to cancel the committe’s scheduled public meeting to review the fast-tracking of the county’s newest high school, after committee...

9/19/2017 7:05:00 PM