Anne Arundel County News


Anne Arundel County - Baltimore Sun

An Anne Arundel County police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he shot twice Thursday at a man who he suspected had a gun but never displayed a weapon.

The department is investigating the incident. No charges have been filed against the officer but it was unclear whether the...

6/22/2018 9:25:00 AM

Annapolis police will be conducting an active shooter drill at St. Mary’s School campus this morning.

The department said in a release the exercise would start at 10 a.m. at the school’s campus on Duke of Gloucester Street in the city.

The street will be closed between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. between...

6/22/2018 6:45:00 AM

The same day a civilian employee in the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office was charged with leaking sealed indictments to members of a criminal gang, Maryland officials said they took a long- planned moved to restrict easy police access to that kind of information.

Maryland Judiciary spokeswoman...

6/22/2018 4:00:00 AM

In life, much like in dragon boat racing, you need the grit to push through the rough patches and a little help along the way.

Water slapping at the sides of the boat in Spa Creek Thursday, a team of 25 glided along, paddles perfectly synchronized. Coach Peter Van de Castle shouted commands from...

6/21/2018 5:15:00 PM

Ahead of the Tuesday primary, elected officials and candidates alike are seeking alternative revenue sources to relieve the Annapolis taxpayer’s load.

District 30A House of Delegates candidate Aron Axe has floated the idea of a sales tax as a ballot referendum in lieu of raising property taxes.

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6/21/2018 4:45:00 PM

Baltimore County


Baltimore County - Baltimore Sun

A 44-year-old man was struck and killed on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway on Thursday night, possibly while trying to remove debris from the highway, Maryland State Police said.

State Highway Administration officials found the body of Brian Sedgwick, 44, of Rosedale, on the right shoulder...

6/22/2018 10:05:00 AM

A multiple truck and car accident on Md. 140 near Reisterstown early Friday, June 22, wiped out the massive Full Moon Pub & Grill sign, and slowed traffic in both directions.

Teresa Sanner, a Full Moon employee who witnessed the crash, said a FedEx truck traveling on Md. 140 appeared to have lost...

6/22/2018 9:35:00 AM

A Baltimore County Fire Department employee received a death threat letter containing a racial slur in Towson last week, police said.

The fire department member told police he found the letter at 4:30 p.m. June 14 on his car, which was parked in the Baltimore Avenue parking garage on Susquehanna...

6/22/2018 3:00:00 AM

The Baltimore Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has linked the unknown bank robber that struck the Westminster Farmers & Merchants Bank on June 14 to two other area robberies.

Although he remains unknown, the FBI announced on June 19 he is wanted, and has been identified as the same...

6/22/2018 7:00:00 AM

Part of the Catonsville branch of the Baltimore County Public Library will transform into a mini-comic and superhero convention on Saturday, June 30.

The library’s third annual Comic Con, scheduled from 10:15 a.m through 4 p.m. that day, at 1100 Frederick Road, will feature programs for all ages,...

6/21/2018 11:25:00 AM

Howard County News


Howard County - Baltimore Sun

Before getting to the extra-base hits, the strikeouts on the mound and the exquisite play at third base — all qualities that made Marriotts Ridge junior Josh Olsufka a fitting choice to be this year’s Howard County Times/Columbia Flier baseball Player of the Year — let’s establish a few things.

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6/20/2018 4:00:00 PM

On a recent rainy Friday night in Columbia, Steve Charing and his husband Bob Ford sat in the lobby of the county’s nonprofit center, a rainbow centerpiece at the table and plates of pasta in front of them, ready to talk about life.

They were attending the county’s first SAGE table, an intergenerational...

6/20/2018 10:00:00 AM

Nearly 40 percent of Howard County School students weren’t in class on the final two days of school this week, according to data from the school system.

In April, the school board voted to extend the school system’s calendar by two days — June 18 and 19 — after the the county exhausted its inclement-weather...

6/20/2018 3:00:00 AM

A county animal rights advocate said Monday night that the proposed legislation for penalizing pet owners for keeping their dogs outside in cold weather doesn’t cover all the bases — including protecting a man’s best friend from extreme heat.

“The dangers of extreme heat must be spelled out,” said...

6/18/2018 7:40:00 PM

Sister Catherine Phelps, who headed the Trinity School in Howard County for more than four decades, died of leukemia June 15 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 86.

Born Elizabeth Mae Phelps in Baltimore and raised in Washington, she was the daughter of William Elwood Phelps Sr., an A&P grocery...

6/19/2018 2:55:00 PM