Howard County Police Officer Injured After Patrol Car Rear-Ended By PT CruiserThe officer was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and is in fair condition, police said. 
Man Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Lightning In Patapsco Valley State ParkA man was seriously injured after being struck by lightning Thursday afternoon.
Animal Welfare Society Board Members Charged With 50 Counts Of Animal Cruelty In ColumbiaTwo board members who oversaw operations at the non-profit Animal Welfare Society in Columbia have each been charged with 50 counts of animal cruelty after 165 animals were found to be living in poor conditions in May.
CASA Trains Bystanders How To Help Undocumented Immigrants After President Trump Says ICE Will Start 'Big Deportations'An immigrant rights group held "bystander" training sessions Sunday for people who may be in the country illegally, and are at risk of getting arrested and deported. 
New Howard County Veterans Monument To Be Named After WWII Lieutenant Vivian BaileyA groundbreaking in Columbia was held for what will be the new Howard County Veterans Monument.
Six People Arrested By ICE Near Columbia Gas Station, Witnesses SayHoward County Police said they received a courtesy call from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday letting them know about the possible activity. 
Three Men Arrested In Columbia Prostitution Sting OperationOfficers arrested the "would-be johns" at a hotel in the 8800 block of Columbia 100 Parkway in Columbia. 
Officials Break Ground On New Howard County CourthouseThe new courthouse is scheduled to open in 2021 and will replace the current, 175-year-old structure.
State Police Investigating Pedestrian Fatality At SB I-95 Rest StopMaryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash on southbound I-95 at the Maryland Welcome Center and Rest Area between a tractor-trailer and a pedestrian. 
Retired US Army Colonel From Fulton Convicted In Haitian Bribery SchemeA retired U.S. Army colonel has been convicted by a federal jury of conspiring to bribe Haitian government officials.
Howard County Awarded $1.8M Grant To Help Slash Pollutants From Entering ChesapeakeCounty executive Calvin Ball says the $1.8 million will be dispersed over years through the state's Clean Water Commerce Act grant.
Columbia Annex Office Created To Serve Real ID CustomersHoward County residents now have 258 more opportunities every day for an appointment to get the federally mandated REAL ID.
Columbia Man Found Guilty Of Exposing Himself To Teens At A High School Track PracticeAfter a two-day bench trial, a judge found Andrew James Cleary, 30, guilty of two counts of indecent exposure and two counts of disorderly conduct for exposing his genitalia and fondling himself in front of teenage girls in two separate incidents last year. 
Rep. Steve Scalise Honors Howard County Native Who Saved His Life Two Years After Congressional Baseball Practice AttackSpecial Agent Crystal Griner- a Howard County native- met with the congressman at the congressional baseball practice for 2019's summer game. 
Youths Caught On Camera Stealing Packages In ColumbiaA Columbia woman is asking the police and the public's help to find the people who stole her packages Tuesday afternoon.