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U.S. Marshals Now Lead Hunt for Convict Who Escaped into Woods in Jessup on Friday

David Watson, via Howard County Police Department

Federal agents are now leading the search for a prisoner who escaped the custody of prison guards while being transported to a psychiatric evaluation in Jessup on Friday morning.

Puppy Found Left for Dead in Columbia in March Now Healthy, Up for Adoption

Animal handler Taylor Hawkins with Eddy the dog. Still via Howard County Police Department/Twitter.

A puppy that was found dying in a plastic container in Columbia a month ago has made a resurgent comeback.

U.S. News Says Maryland Has the Nation’s Best Public High Schools for 2017

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Science in Towson, photo via the Carver Center Foundation

Rankings-maker U.S. News and World Report has determined that Maryland high schools are the best in the nation, based on a “medal count.”

Baltimore’s Cone Sisters to be Subjects of a World Premiere Play

Director Joseph Ritsch. Photo by Dan Corey/via Rep Stage.

The Cone sisters are well-known to visitors of the Baltimore Museum of Art, which has a wing dedicated to the art they collected.

Md. House Passes Bill Protecting Immigrants, Which Gov. Hogan Promptly Promises to Veto

Photo via U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Wikimedia Commons

The Maryland House of Delegates yesterday passed a measure restricting law enforcement from stopping individuals due to suspicions about their immigration status. Gov. Larry Hogan promptly said he doesn’t plan to let that bill become law.

Howard County Council Votes ‘Yes’ on Sanctuary Bill

The council chambers, Courtesy Howard County Government

Lawmakers have approved an ordinance designed to shield Howard County’s undocumented residents from police-aided deportation, though the measure’s future remains very much in question.

Howard County Executive Not a Fan of ‘Sanctuary’ County Proposal

Courtesy Allan Kittleman/Twitter

Allan Kittleman wants no part in the collective push by Baltimore-area lawmakers to offer sanctuary to undocumented residents.