Category: Howard County

May 7, 2008

83 yr-old man charged with trying to murder his wife

Filed under: Crime, Howard County, Columbia - 07 May 2008

Howard County police arrested an 83-year-old man Monday night on charges that he tried to kill his wife at their Columbia home.

Calvin Ralph Payne was charged with attempted murder and assault after he allegedly struck his wife, Alma …

March 25, 2008

Howard Health plan to include dental

Filed under: Government, Howard County - 25 Mar 2008

Baltimore Sun
Howard County’s innovative health access plan for uninsured residents will also have a dental component, county officials announced yesterday.

Residents who enroll in the Healthy Howard program, due to begin Oct. 1, will be eligible for discounts of 35 …

March 5, 2008

DISA building (at Meade) construction contract awarded

A Virginia company won a $370 million contract to build the new home of defense information at Fort Meade.

“The contract award is the first tangible step in the Base Realignment and Closure transformation at Fort Meade,” Army Col. Kenneth …

February 5, 2008

Pedestrian killed in Jessup

Filed under: News, Howard County - 05 Feb 2008

Howard County police say a pedestrian wearing dark clothing and walking on a dark stretch of road was hit by an SUV and died.

It happened around 7 p.m. yesterday on state Route 175 near Pocomoke Drive in Jessup.

Police say …

February 4, 2008

Union opposes Wegmans in Columbia

Filed under: Business, Howard County, Columbia - 04 Feb 2008

Baltimore Sun
A proposed 160,000-square- foot Wegmans supermarket in Columbia was approved in a 4-1 vote by a reluctant Howard County Planning Board, but store officials still face several appeals filed by a food workers union.

The two-story store - nearly …

January 8, 2008

Stabbing in Columbia at mall

Filed under: Crime, Howard County, Columbia - 08 Jan 2008

Howard County Police responded to a stabbing at the Mall in Columbia around 4 p.m. today. A 17-year old male victim was flown to Shock Trauma as a result of being stabbed multiple times. Two people have been detained …

May 23, 2007

Columbia murder suspect in custody

Filed under: Crime, Columbia - 23 May 2007

Charles David Richardson has been charged in two recent Columbia murders. Richardson was charged with the murder of Trae Allen earlier this week and the murder of Alevtina Zhilina last month. Two companions of Richardson were also …

May 22, 2007

Dead body found in Columbia home

Filed under: Crime, Columbia - 22 May 2007

Baltimore City dispatchers contacted Howard County police Monday afternoon to inform them that there might be an injured person at a Columbia townhouse. Police arrived in the 5200 block of Brook Way to discover blood on a back …

May 6, 2007

D.C. Madam case has local impact

Filed under: News, Crime, Education, Higher Ed, UMBC, Howard County, USNA - 06 May 2007

The saga of “D.C. Madam” Deborah Jeane Palfrey continued this week. Thursday, an unnamed instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis was confirmed to be one of the women working for Palfrey’s escort service and then Friday, in a …

April 26, 2007

7-11 Clerk murdered overnight in Columbia

Filed under: News, Crime, Breaking News, Howard County, Columbia - 26 Apr 2007

An unidentified clerk at the 7-11 convenience store in the 5700 block of Columbia Road in Columbia was shot around 3 a.m. and died later at Shock Trauma. A call to 911 shortly after the shooting by someone outside …

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