Anne Arundel County News


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A Clinton man was indicted on two charges of vehicular manslaughter after two people were killed in a Crofton crash last year.

Reginald Donovan Dunn, 25, faces two felony and two misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges in relation to the deaths of Marcus Nicholas Spriggs, 26, and Jasmine Lee...

1/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

Gov. Larry Hogan delivered his budget Wednesday and with it comes a modest overall increase in county funding, but a decrease in state funding to Anne Arundel Community College.

The governor pitched his fourth budget much like the last three: it holds the line on spending, doesn’t raise taxes and...

1/17/2018 12:55:00 PM

For 43 years, schoolkids and their parents have clipped the labels from cookie bags and cracker boxes as part of a popular rewards program called Labels for Education.

Through this and similar programs - think Tyson's Project A+ or General Mills' Box Tops for Education - schools get cash and supplies...

1/17/2018 8:55:00 AM

Firefighters responded to nine crashes and have taken three people to the hospital Wednesday morning as snow created slippery conditions on Anne Arundel roads.

Capt. Russ Davies, spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, said there were nine reported crashes since 6 a.m.

While snowfall...

1/17/2018 8:50:00 AM

Persistent cold that has enveloped Baltimore, combined with repeated winter storms over the first three weeks of January, has forced school systems around Maryland to rearrange calendars to adjust for multiple snow days.

Every school in the Baltimore area has closed for at least two inclement weather...

1/17/2018 8:15:00 AM

Baltimore County


Baltimore County - Baltimore Sun

John Ford grabs the end of two, thick black ropes, snaps them down to the ground and pounds.

The battle rope workout at the acac fitness club in Timonium is part of the weekly training regimen the 26-year-old Phoenix resident goes through every Friday morning. It is also his favorite of the workouts...

1/17/2018 10:45:00 AM

An Abingdon man suspected of setting up a “spy cam” in the family restroom of the White Marsh Mall was arrested Tuesday, Baltimore County police said.

Mussawwir M. Sterrett, 40, is charged with one count of “peeping Tom” and one count of visual surveillance with prurient intent, according to court...

1/17/2018 11:25:00 AM

A missing 22-year-old was found dead in Essex on Tuesday.

Baltimore County Police said the death of Omaire Akmal is being investigated as a suicide.

Baltimore Police sent out a missing person alert shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, saying family and friends were concerned about him. He had last...

1/16/2018 6:00:00 PM

Sheila Ruth, a progressive activist and longtime resident of Westview Park, is slated to announce her candidacy Wednesday for the southwest area’s seat on the Baltimore County Council.

Ruth, a Democrat, is the first to challenge Democratic incumbent Tom Quirk, who announced in November that he...

1/17/2018 5:00:00 AM

What began as a request for warm clothing to support students at two area schools grew into an outpouring of donations that will benefit students at 10 Baltimore County Public Schools!

The drive began when students returned to Loch Raven and Parkville High schools after the holiday break without...

1/17/2018 5:00:00 AM

Howard County News


Howard County - Baltimore Sun

With its second snow day of the year on Wednesday, Howard County school officials said there is no decision on what adjustments will be made to the school calendar.

About a half-inch of snow coated the Baltimore area on Wednesday morning, causing the school system to announce a two-hour delay and...

1/17/2018 11:25:00 AM

The county’s search for the site of its next high school remained in the spotlight last week as word spread that the school board had dropped Jessup’s Mission Road site as an option, only to announce its reconsideration days later, and as County Executive Allan Kittleman announced he wanted to...

1/17/2018 9:35:00 AM

After the roof of Merriweather Post Pavilion collapsed on Saturday, the Columbia outdoor music venue said Tuesday that it is planning to open with a new roof in time for its first concert of 2018.

Planning for a new roof has begun, with construction to quickly follow, said Audrey Fix Schaefer,...

1/16/2018 12:05:00 PM

A Howard County man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a co-worker he struck over the summer died last week.

Byron Darnell Powers, 63, of Severn, has been released on $20,000 bond, Howard County Police said Tuesday. He did not have an attorney listed in online court records.

Police...

1/16/2018 4:15:00 PM

Officers seized cocaine, heroin and oxycodone during a traffic stop in Aberdeen Monday, the Aberdeen Police Department said.

Officers Corey Lightner and Jenna Warden were conducting proactive patrol Monday in the area of New County and Post Road when they stopped a car being driven by Brandon McFadden,...

1/16/2018 3:35:00 PM