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Howard County Police catch package thefts, deliver items

COLUMBIA — Howard County Police officers didn’t stop with recovering 77 packages stolen from porches when they busted two alleged thieves who had the goods in a box truck. The law enforcers delivered some of the packages stolen to the ...

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Md. software firm adds container analysis capability

A Maryland software supply chain automation firm has added a new analytical capability to its software. Some rapid software development processes use the concept of containers, or a common set of building blocks of code. Fulton-based Sonatype Inc. says its new LifeCycle Container Analysis feature ...

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Bill McMahon being sworn in as the new Howard County sheriff

  ELLICOTT CITY — Bill McMahon is being sworn in as the new Howard County sheriff. McMahon is being sworn in Wednesday at the Howard County Circuit Courthouse in Ellicott City. Gov. Larry Hogan announced his appointment earlier this month. ...

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Md. ombudsman’s preliminary report highlights concerns at Howard County Schools

The Howard County Public Schools system delayed, denied and otherwise made it difficult for some residents to obtain documents and data under the Maryland Public Information Act, according to a preliminary report from the state’s public access ombudsman. But it’s unclear ...

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Fire rips through Howard County golf course clubhouse

ELLICOTT CITY — A fire ripped across a Howard County golf course, destroying its clubhouse. Authorities say the blaze occurred at about 6 a.m. on Sunday at the Willow Springs golf course on the 12900 block of Livestock Road in ...

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Md. man convicted of killing wife by hitting her with dumbbell

ELLICOTT CITY — A man has been convicted of second-degree murder for beating his wife with a dumbbell. The Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office said in a news release that 42-year-old Jason Martin entered an Alford plea Monday in the ...

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Hogan appoints replacement for Md. sheriff who resigned

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) appointed a new Howard County sheriff Thursday, filling a vacancy created by scandal. Hogan chose William “Bill” McMahon, a former Howard County police chief who is acting executive director of the Maryland Police and Correctional ...

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New sheriff to be installed in Md. county next month

ELLICOTT CITY — Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman says several people have applied to be the next county sheriff, and there will be a new sheriff in place next month. James Fitzgerald’s last day as sheriff was Saturday. He resigned ...

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