Police to Increase Patrols at Schools, Teen Sentenced, Ale House Open: Top Stories
Headlines from around Howard County Dec. 9 - Dec. 14, 2012.
Police recently concluded an in-service training of their "active shooter plan."
Xavier Trevon Bates pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in September.
The Ale House Columbia officially opened to the public on Dec. 11, check out Patch's photos from opening day.
The man pictured stole the package about 12 minutes after UPS dropped it off, according to police.
Sheriff's Office says leads dried up after investigating "kind of a flophouse."
Joan Eve's ribbons and gems stole the show on Ellicott City's Main Street.
Currently, residents receiving a Howard County speed ticket are unable to figure out how fast they were traveling based on photographs.
Ken Ulman dropped by Landover Wednesday to satisfy a bet with his Prince George's County equal.
New standards will be implemented in all county vending machines, events, programs and departments.
Resident witnessed a minor collision in Ellicott City in the same place where, two years ago, a young man died and wants to know what can be done to improve safety.
A Main Street Ellicott City shop owner found her festive window shattered Tuesday morning.
Patch combed through Savage Mill to bring you a guide to the mill's gifts.
The founder and CEO of TriColumbia had a significant impact in the world of triathlon.
With millions of animals crowding the shelters, rescuing your next pet is the right thing to do.