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Howard County Legislators Seek to Adopt Sanctuary Status, Too

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Courtesy Howard County Government

Seventeen days before Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as president, a pair of Howard County lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would make their county the latest “sanctuary” jurisdiction in the area for undocumented immigrants.

Police Rescue Packages Stolen in Columbia by Baltimore Grinches

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Courtesy Howard County Police
The stolen goods, Courtesy Howard County Police

Howard County police officers are working double-time this holiday season, saving packages from thieves driving through Columbia and playing Santa by delivering them back to their rightful owners.

Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion Has a New Owner

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Merriweather Post Pavilion Outside

A Maryland landmark by noted architect Frank Gehry officially changed hands today when a private developer transferred ownership of Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion to a community arts organization.

Howard County Has a New Sheriff in Town

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Gov. Larry Hogan has picked former Howard County police chief Bill McMahon as his replacement for James Fitzgerald.

Embattled Howard County Sheriff James Fitzgerald Calls it Quits

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Courtesy Howard County Sheriff's Office/Facebook
Courtesy Howard County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

Under pressure from county leaders, state and federal legislators and even the governor himself, James Fitzgerald has agreed to resign from his position as Howard County’s sheriff by the end of the week.

Howard County Leaders Urge Sheriff to Resign, Citing Discrimination Investigation

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Courtesy Howard County Sheriff's Office/Facebook
Courtesy Howard County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

By Ethan McLeod and Robert O’Brien

Howard County’s council, state delegates and former leaders are piling onto a call made by their executive for Sheriff John Fitzgerald to resign.

Harford County Gas Station Gets New Life as ‘House of Cards’ Set

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Before. Image via Google Street View.
Before. Image via Google Street View.

A neglected corner of Routes 136 and 22 in Churchville was dressed up to serve as a House of Cards set on Monday.

Tornado Touches Down in Howard County

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Photo via @nbcwashington
Photo via @nbcwashington

The weather yesterday was crazy. Really crazy.

These Renters Turned Their Home Into Howard County’s Largest Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation

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An indoor pot forest (via Howard County police)
An indoor pot forest (via Howard County police)

A new landlord brought an end to a big marijuana business in Ellicott City. Howard County police said the home was the largest indoor growing operation they have ever discovered.

Racist Video Prompts Another Howard County School to Stage Walkout

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Photo by SheepsNotGoats.
Photo by SheepsNotGoats.

Hammond High School became the second Howard County school to stage a demonstration in response to a 30-second video of a Mount Hebron student’s racist diatribe. 

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