A Howard County jury has convicted a 22-year-old of attempted first-degree murder, kidnapping and other charges in connection with the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy.
Howard County police say they are investigating whether a man fell asleep at the wheel before his pickup truck struck a police cruiser stopped along Interstate 70.
A bus crash is under investigation in Howard County.
Another blaze has damaged a former state hospital that Carroll County officials have asked state lawmakers to demolish.
Howard County police have charged a Sykesville husband and wife in a string of burglaries in the western part of the county.