Anne Arundel County News


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At the Anne Arundel County’s urging, the Maryland Department of Transportation is studying the feasibility and costs of widening Route 3 and Ritchie Highway, two of the most congested corridors in the area.

In an Oct. 11 letter to County Executive Steve Schuh, Secretary of Transportation Pete Rahn...

10/21/2018 7:00:00 AM

Annapolis police raced March 24 to a report of a shooting on Greenbriar Lane.

They found a man shot in a parking lot that afternoon who managed to make his way to the 1700 block of Forest Drive before he was found by police.

To an outsider, the details make it seem an isolated incident.

Police...

10/21/2018 3:00:00 AM

A Navy game day at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is about tradition, honoring what has come before in the storied history of the Blue and Gold — gridiron action, hot dogs, Midshipmen’s end zone push-ups following a score.

But behind the scenes, the 1,100 people working security, food service,...

10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM

Are there days when your energy level is so high you feel like you could run a marathon? Or do you have days you struggle to get out of bed in the morning because you feel fatigued or depressed?

In both cases, the cause of your problem may be your thyroid.

The thyroid, a butterfly shaped gland...

10/20/2018 5:00:00 AM

It won’t come as any surprise that the Anne Arundel County executive candidates bent and flexed the truth while discussing tax cuts, immigration, abortion resolution and kickbacks to developers at their debate.

Incumbent Steve Schuh and his Democratic opponent Steuart Pittman squared off Thursday...

10/20/2018 4:00:00 AM

Baltimore County


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The Park School is investigating “inappropriate physical contact” and the “purposeful, targeted, persistent emotional manipulation of a middle school student” by one of its teachers in the 1980s, school officials disclosed in a letter.

Dan Paradis, head of the independent school, and its board...

10/21/2018 7:15:00 AM

A man was killed Saturday night after being shot on Taylor Avenue in Parkville, police said.

Baltimore County police say the suspect fled after the shooting at the intersection of Taylor and Beverly avenues, near a Dunkin’ Donuts. Officers are investigating.

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10/20/2018 8:25:00 PM

Five women alleging a broad conspiracy by Baltimore County authorities and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to suppress reports of rape and sexual assault are asking the U.S. District Court to reject a motion by the campus police chief.

In a court filing Friday, a lawyer for the plaintiffs...

10/20/2018 5:05:00 PM

Ahmadi Muslims from around the United States and Canada welcomed the spiritual leader of their faith to their Baltimore County mosque Saturday — an occasion as inspirational to them as a papal visit to Catholics.

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth Khalifa of Islam, came to Rosedale to inaugurate...

10/20/2018 6:20:00 PM

In Nick Collin’s past, he might have kept driving if he spotted a vehicle crash on his way home from work.

However, when the Carroll County man came across a charter bus with a car crashed into its side Wednesday, he thought of his own child and said he dashed to comfort a young man in his final...

10/19/2018 2:05:00 PM

Howard County News


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The Howard County school board has approved expanding several specialty academic programs in an effort to shift students from crowded high schools and avert the need for a broader redistricting.

By moving students from crowded schools to those with space, and offering the programs as an enticement,...

10/19/2018 4:15:00 PM

When the Columbia Pro Cantare performs “Go for Baroque!” on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theatre, the program is sure to please the crowd.

“We did an audience survey and a lot of people said they wanted to hear the Baroque and Bach,” said Columbia Pro Cantare music director Frances...

10/19/2018 4:00:00 AM

Party hats, popcorn and birthday decorations filled the hallways and playground of Northfield Elementary School on Thursday to celebrate the school’s 50th birthday.

“This is the biggest birthday party I ever went to,” Cathleen Lopez, the school’s principal, said to all students, staff and guests...

10/18/2018 2:55:00 PM

A group of Catholic school students have rejoined their classmates on a spiritual retreat Thursday, a day after their charter bus was involved in a crash that left one person dead.

Police said 19-year-old Joel William Drawbaugh of Havre de Grace died Wednesday after his Infiniti collided with the...

10/18/2018 1:00:00 PM

Howard County’s school board has adopted a new policy reinforcing its commitment to guarantee education for all, regardless of immigration status.

The move comes amid a changing climate in the nation over undocumented residents and “removes the fear and anxiety that some of our families are facing...

10/18/2018 12:00:00 PM