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News in Howard County, Maryland

HoCo 'Bloods' gang member sentenced to 16 years
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:07:41 -0700

A member of a Bloods affiliated gang in Howard County was sentenced Monday to 16 years in prison on federal racketeering charges, according to a release from the Unites States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland.

SUN INVESTIGATES Ulman donates indicted businessman's contributions to charity
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:06:42 -0700

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman wanted to give back $34,000 he received from insurance executive indicted on federal fraud charges.

Ulman donates indicted businessman's contributions to charity
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:07:10 -0700

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman wanted to give back $34,000 in campaign contributions he received from insurance executive Jeffrey B. Cohen, who was indicted last month on federal fraud charges .

Mission BBQ opens at Columbia location
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:50:17 -0700

Before Mission BBQ became one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Maryland, it was just a concept spawned from the shared beliefs of two Howard County residents — co-owners Bill Kraus and Steve Newton.

Facing off in lacrosse, with Howard's Ryan Land [Sports Breakdown]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:30:05 -0700

Howard County boys lacrosse player demonstrates how to win a faceoff After losing to South River in the 3A/4A state final, Howard boys lacrosse is poised to reload, rather than rebuild.

Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:20:00 -0700

On July 1, Gary Gardner replaced Bill McMahon as Chief of the Howard County Police Department.

Six hurt after SUV hits police car in Columbia
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:30:30 -0700

An SUV slammed into a police cruiser in Columbia late Saturday, sending six people to area hospitals including three children, Howard County police said.

Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:28:03 -0700

The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday.

Mission BBQ to open its doors at Columbia location
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:53:11 -0700

Mission BBQ's newest location in Columbia is scheduled to officially open to the public on Monday.

In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 06:09:29 -0700

Howard County's public schools are considered among the best in the country and its teacher salaries are near the top in Maryland, but such attributes haven't kept the system and its teachers' union from butting heads in a continuing contract dispute.