Top News: A Doctor's Prostitution Charges, the Wegmans Liquor Battle and Derecho Details
Patch brings you the top news headlines from Howard County this week.
A unanimous vote means no liquor license for a proposed second-floor liquor store inside Wegmans.
The President of Marylanders for Better Beer and Wine Laws called the decision in Howard County not to grant a license to a liquor store inside Wegmans 'disappointing.'
Dr. William Howard Maisel is facing charges in a soliciting prostitution sting, days after it was revealed the FDA was spying on employees.
The three Maryland residents will be in court in August after a 15-year-old was shot in the back of the head on July 11.
The bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious package near a day care center in Columbia, but eventually found out the package contained an accordian.
Police said they found no visible signs of trauma to the body of Justin A. Ogle, 20.
Howard County Police recently stepped up security at the apartment complex in Swift Stream Place after a string of robberies were reported in June, an arsonist caught in May and a serial burglar charged in January.
Police said Dale Audet II, 19, was driving a car that crashed into a tree in Elkridge last November, killing two passengers.
The Elkridge hair salon opened in August 2011 and closed in July 2012.
But the LaLa's Ice Cream storefront will be serving up the dogs into the early hours of the morning.
It is important to note that no utility east of the Mississippi River could have anticipated the raw strength of this storm system.' BGE report.
The county spent $0.86 per capita related to the June 29 and 30 storm and will not be eligible for federal aid.
Police said the crash was the result of speed and failure to drive within a single lane.
A bird was reportedly the cause.