Anne Arundel County News

Anne Arundel County - Baltimore Sun

The head of the Annapolis Housing Authority pledged Tuesday to start on the renovation of the city’s most dilapidated public housing project within a year and asked for help funding the project from city, county and state officials.

Beverly Wilbourn, executive director of the Housing Authority...

8/14/2018 5:25:00 PM

As Southwest Airlines updates its policies for service animals allowed aboard its flights, travelers on the airline will have to leave their emotional support peacocks, hamsters and pigs behind.

Southwest, one of the major airlines serving Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport,...

8/14/2018 3:55:00 PM

An Annapolis man was found guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder Tuesday related to the shooting death of a Brooklyn Park man in 2015.

Gibran Dominique Anderson, 24, was convicted of the charge by a jury Tuesday while being found not guilty of first-degree murder and a weapons offense...

8/14/2018 3:40:00 PM

Mackenzie Boughey doesn’t want her school to resemble a jail. But she said something needs to change — and fast.

The rising junior at Severn School has organized a roundtable discussion with state and local officials on Wednesday about improving school safety and gun reform.

The discussion will...

8/14/2018 2:00:00 PM

Two Florida men were arrested early Sunday morning after climbing over the fence at the governor’s mansion, Maryland State Police said.

State troopers and officers from the Department of General Services arrived at the downtown Annapolis mansion shortly after a 1:38 a.m. call about two men scaling...

8/14/2018 9:10:00 AM

Baltimore County

Baltimore County - Baltimore Sun

Poulet, a Green Spring Station restaurant known for its hearty carryout meals and rotisserie chicken, is opening a second location in Lutherville-Timonium later this fall.

Chef and owner Jonathan Soudry said he’s looking to open his second Baltimore County location, at 2235 York Road, in mid- or...

8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM

Brink’s Co. has completed it acquisition of Hunt Valley-based Dunbar Armored Inc. for $520 million in cash, boosting the reach of the global leader in cash management and secure transportation logistics — also known as armored cars.

Brink’s purchase of its smaller rival ends Dunbar’s 95-year run....

8/14/2018 1:15:00 PM

A groundbreaking ceremony date is set for Radebaugh Park, a future park in Aigburth Manor.

County spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said construction on the $572,400 project will begin in late August, with a ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. on the Maryland Avenue side of the site.

11 Maryland Ave....

8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM

A flyer comparing Baltimore bus riders to apes and encouraging the cutting of what it called the “Ghetto Bus Line” to White Marsh Mall drew boycott threats online — and swift condemnation from mall officials.

“Inner City Youths Riot at White Marsh Mall,” the flyer says. “Stop the Ghetto Bus Line!...

8/13/2018 3:40:00 PM

The stretch of Frederick Road between Thistle and Hillside roads has carried a certain notoriety for at least two decades.

In a 1997 issue of the Catonsville Times, locals were calling it “Dead Man’s Curve” or “Devil’s Corner” because of its low visibility and propensity for accidents.

Ten accidents...

8/13/2018 3:00:00 AM

Howard County News

Howard County - Baltimore Sun

In 1928, the Franciscan Friars purchased the sprawling property that would later become the home of the Shrine of St. Anthony on the outskirts of Ellicott City for $436,000. Today, it is known for its Italian Renaissance architecture, rolling hills and more than 200 acres of greenery and woodlands.


8/14/2018 9:00:00 AM

Four men have pleaded guilty to a string of thefts from the Elkridge branch library renovation project in 2017, county prosecutors announced.

Michael Gregory Cheeks, 30, of Aberdeen, and Tyrone Howard, 31, of Edgewood, pleaded guilty to burglary charges on Monday morning in Howard County Circuit...

8/14/2018 8:40:00 AM

A man is in serious but stable condition after his motorcycle crashed with a car Monday evening in Howard County, according to county police.

Police said Stewart Russell Long, 36, of Elkridge, was riding his motorcycle through the intersection of Freetown Road and Quarterstaff Road in the Columbia...

8/13/2018 6:55:00 PM

A former president and treasurer of the Animal Welfare Society of Howard County who admitted stealing nearly $40,000 from the nonprofit to pay for a pink golf cart, airline tickets and personal legal expenses has been sentenced to 18 months in jail, according to the Howard County prosecutor’s office.


8/13/2018 11:25:00 AM

Scores of Johns Hopkins University scientists watched from a mission operations center in Laurel as the seconds ticked down Saturday morning.

T-minus two minutes.

Then, without notice, the clock stopped, signaling a hiccup in the historic launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.,...

8/12/2018 1:50:00 PM