17-Year-Old Charged In Columbia Shooting Of Teen, Also Linked To Robbery, CarjackingA Columbia teen was charged in the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in August as well as a robbery and carjacking in July. 
Baltimore, DC Among WalletHub's Most Fun American CitiesWalletHub's 2019 list of the 180 most fun American cities includes a few local communities.
Busboys & Poets To Open In Columbia By 2020The grand opening is scheduled for 2020. 
Trio Of Boys, Including 11-Year-Old, Arrested In Armed RobberyThree boys, ages 11, 14 and 17, were arrested in an armed robbery involving another boy in Columbia Sunday afternoon.
Howard County Cop Directs Crosswalk Traffic While Salsa Dancing At Merriweather Post PavilionThe video shows the cop swaying his hips and dancing to the beat while directing traffic to drivers across crosswalks. 
Columbia Gas Explosion | Business Owners Get First Look At Damage Caused By Gas Leak, ExplosionBusiness owners got a first look Monday at the damage caused by a gas leak and explosion at a Columbia shopping center and office complex over the weekend.
Columbia Gas Explosion | Investigation Continues Into Cause As Businesses Impacted Looking To RecoverOfficials say they are thoroughly investigating what caused the gas explosion at a Columbia business center Sunday morning.
BGE Finds No Issues With Gas Equipment After Explosion Destroys Part Of Columbia Shopping CenterHoward County Fire officials say they are responding to a report of a gas explosion just before 8a.m. this morning in the 8800 block of Stanford Blvd in the Columbia area.
Columbia Mom Accused Of Suffocating Newborn Boy In Zipped Plastic Bag Released On BondThe bail was set at $150,000 and Akers posted it Tuesday, records confirm. 
Police Offering Reward For Information On Columbia Man With Outstanding Warrants For Burglary, AssaultPolice are offering a REWARD of up to $500 for information. Call 410-313-STOP or email HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.
'Live Where You Work' | Howard County, General Hospital Partner To Provide Rent Subsidies In Downtown ColumbiaLow- and moderate-income residents who work for Howard County General Hospital will now be able to receive rental subsidies to live near their workplace in downtown Columbia.