EF-0 Tornado Confirmed In Columbia Thursday EveningThe National Weather service confirmed that a EF-0 tornado was in Columbia Thursday afternoon. 
Howard County Schools Will Require Masks For Students, Staff And VisitorsHoward County public schools will require masks for all students, staff and visitors in school buildings during the 2021-2022 academic year, effective immediately, Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano announced on Friday.
Howard County Officials Announce Site Of New Ellicott City Elementary SchoolHoward County officials on Tuesday revealed the site of a soon-to-be-built elementary school in Ellicott City.
Facade Collapses At BJ's In Columbia, Prompting EvacuationHoward County Fire said the facade a BJ's store collapsed in Columbia Thursday evening.
Three Maryland Nonprofits Get $50,000 In AARP 2021 Community Challenge GrantsThree Maryland nonprofits have received a total of more than $50,000 in AARP 2021 Community Challenge Grants to create or improve projects that change or improve communities in liveability areas like transportation, housing, civic engagement diversity inclusion and coronavirus recovery.
More Than 80% Of Eligible Howard County Residents Now Fully Vaccinated For COVID-19More than 80% of eligible Howard County residents are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, County Executive Calvin Ball announced Wednesday, citing state metrics.
Capitol Rioter Andrew Ryan Bennett Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor In Massive January 6 Riot Investigation; He Live Streamed Shooting Death Of Ashli BabbittAndrew Ryan Bennett plead guilty Thursday to one misdemeanor count in charges linked to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Introduces Emergency Legislation to Extend Outdoor DiningHoward County Executive Calvin Ball filed emergency legislation to extend outdoor dining until November 15, 2021 for restaurants and bars that added or expanded service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Howard County Liquor Board Votes To Extend To-Go Alcohol Salesf you could use a drink, the Howard County Board of License Commissioners unanimously voted July 14 to extend alcoholic beverage and carry out programs for the next two years, the Howard County Council said Wednesday.
Route 29 Ramp In Ellicott City To Close Wednesday As Stormwater Retention Basin Work BeginsHoward County will build a stormwater retention basin in the area of Routes 29 and 40 to fight flooding in Ellicott City.
Jeremi Quentin Lewis Charged In Murder Of Jaden Ealey In ColumbiaA 34-year-old Columbia man was charged in the May 30th shooting of Jaden Ealey, who later died as a result of his injuries.
Justin Lee Buchanan Found Guilty Of Firing At Baltimore County Police Officers In May 2020A 35-year-old Baltimore man was found guilty of attempted second-degree murder after firing shots at Baltimore County Police officers in May 2020. 
Howard County Continues To Lead Maryland In Vaccinations, 79.1% Of Eligible Residents Fully VaccinatedHoward County Executive Calvin Ball announced that 84.2 percent of eligible residents in the county have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, leading the state in vaccinations. 
Roof Scammer Who Conned Elderly Ellicott City Residents Charged With Financial CrimesHoward County Police said the man who conned an elderly Ellicott City couple out of $33,000 in May for a roofing job is now behind bars. 
Howard County Announces Partnership With M&T Bank To Help EntrepreneursHoward County Executive Calvin Ball along with Howard County's Economic Development Authority announced an entrepreneur accelerator program partnership with M&T Bank.