Anne Arundel County News

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Federal lawmakers pledged their support Wednesday for The Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation and its efforts to build a memorial on the National Mall to honor slain journalists.

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, spoke together at the National...

6/26/2019 10:00:00 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on a high-profile case alleging unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering by Democrats in Maryland’s congressional redistricting process.

The court is also expected to issue an opinion on a similar case alleging gerrymandering by Republicans in...

6/26/2019 9:15:00 AM

As a pedestrian was assisting a man who’d been struck by a vehicle on Ritchie Highway Tuesday night, he and the injured man were hit by a second car, fire officials said.

Firefighters responded around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of Ritchie Highway in Arnold for reports of pedestrians struck...

6/26/2019 7:25:00 AM

Anne Arundel County committed Tuesday to contribute funding for the press freedom memorial in Annapolis.

The Caucus of African American Leaders, which is organizing the memorial in response to the June 28 shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom, had requested county support in an April meeting...

6/26/2019 3:00:00 AM

With less than a week to go until the Ward 6 special election, three candidates sat down together Tuesday for the first time to discuss housing, public safety and development in what the three agreed is a “forgotten ward.”

Ward 6 residents voting Tuesday will have the unusual task of picking between...

6/26/2019 3:00:00 AM

Baltimore County

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Baltimore County Health and Human Services is asking the County Council to approve a contract for a residential drug treatment facility at the former Rosewood Center campus in Owings Mills that could begin accepting patients this summer.

Treatment provider Gaudenzia, which operated a facility at...

6/26/2019 10:55:00 AM

A man was injured in a shooting Wednesday in Woodlawn, Baltimore County Police said.

Officers were called just before 12:30 a.m. for a shooting at the 2100 block of Northland Road, police said.

When officers arrived, they found a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The man was...

6/26/2019 10:50:00 AM

Baltimore Police Wednesday released the name of a Woodlawn man accused of fatally shooting a 43-year-old man in West Baltimore earlier in the week.

Sean Melton, 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, police said in a release Wednesday. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael...

6/26/2019 10:20:00 AM

A man was airlifted from a remote area of Patapsco Valley State Park in Halethorpe on Tuesday, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.

Fire Department spokeswoman Elise Armacost said she did not know the exact nature of the man’s illness or injuries, but she said he was in serious condition....

6/25/2019 10:55:00 AM

Baltimore County and Baltimore City will conduct an “end-to-end review” of the agreement that dictates the water system used by both jurisdictions, including the formulas used to calculate billing rates, County Administrative Officer Stacy Rodgers told the County Council Tuesday.

But Rodgers said...

6/25/2019 10:05:00 AM

Howard County News

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A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representative on Wednesday morning notified Howard County Police that the agency would be deploying in the Columbia area, a police spokeswoman confirmed.

“The Howard County dispatch center received notification this morning that ICE would be in the Columbia...

6/26/2019 11:15:00 AM

Class rank will soon be a thing of the past in Howard County public schools.

Incoming Howard County seniors will be the last graduating class to receive a number indicating where they finished among their peers at the end of their high school career.

Class rank will disappear from Howard’s 12 high...

6/26/2019 3:00:00 AM

Russ Hamill, unlike many cops, actually likes watching police shows on TV.

Hamill, the new police chief in Laurel, says shows like CBS’s “Blue Bloods” portray the very sort of “police family” he’s experienced throughout his career.

A 30-year veteran of the Montgomery County Police Department, Hamill,...

6/26/2019 5:00:00 AM

Howard County officials broke ground Monday on a new 238,000-square-foot courthouse in Columbia.

The project includes a four-story atrium, 691-space parking garage, chambers for six judges, as well as distinct hallways and separate, secure elevators for prisoners. The new Circuit Court building...

6/25/2019 10:50:00 AM

The age of 13, in the Jewish faith, symbolizes a “coming of age.”

Boys have bar mitzvahs and girls have bat mitzvahs, ceremonies celebrating the journey to adulthood.

Traditionally, it is the age a boy becomes a man or a girl becomes a woman. However, for Flynn Lesko, it was around the age he transitioned...

6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM