Detroit Bishop Who Resigned Over Same-Sex Marriage Announcement Starts New Church In Maryland
Six months after resigning as pastor of a small church in downtown Detroit over her announcement that she had married a woman in Iowa, Bishop Allyson D. Nelson Abrams has opened a new church in Silver Spring, Md., with the goal of pastoring the kind of ministry she feels God has called on her to lead.
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Whiskey Bottom is brimming with history in Maryland
In the slice of North Laurel known as Whiskey Bottom, reminders of the freewheeling world of bootlegging and revenuers live on in street names - Moonshine Hollow, Sylvan Still Road, Bourbon Street.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Laurel nurses protest contract proposal
Instead of working her four-hour shift at Laurel Regional Hospital on Wednesday, Andrea Magel of Bowie marched outside the building with about 30 other employees, chanting “Gotta feed my children, gotta pay my rent, ask Dimensions where the money went.” The Laurel sidewalk was one of three Prince George's County locations where ... (more)
Reward offered in 2012 Laurel robbery
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FBI offers $10K reward in Laurel Walmart robbery
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Some municipalities exceeded snow removal accounts by 50 to 90 percent
With the last of the winter storms apparently behind them, some Prince George's County municipalities are surveying the damage incurred - to their bank accounts.
Police hope surveillance leads to liquor store burglar
Police are hoping surveillance video will lead to the arrests of three suspects in two separate burglaries at a local liquor store.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Robbery Victim Swings Bicycle at Armed Gunman to Thwart Theft
A man out for a walk with a friend responded to an armed robber by swinging his bicycle at the would-be thief to chase him off.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
At Kake Korner, Ulman touts Route 1 tax credit program as sweet deal
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced on Wednesday a new tax credit program aimed at incentivizing revitalization along the aging Route 1 corridor.
Police Charge Couple in Robbery of Laurel Woman
A man and woman have been arrested for robbing a Laurel woman last month as she got out of her vehicle at her apartment building.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Driver Who Left School Bus Charged; Students Out of Hospital
A driver who left his Prince George's County Public Schools bus unattended, reportedly to use the bathroom, now faces charges of reckless endangerment and traffic citations after the unmanned bus struck a child.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency
Howard County will move ahead with the launch of its new regional transit agency this summer despite a legislative decision in Annapolis to withhold state funding from the operation until it is studied further.
Runaway bus hits 8-year-old near high school
BELTSVILLE, Md. - A bus driver was charged Monday with reckless endangerment after his bus drifted away and hit a boy, police said.
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MH370: How to Connect the Ping and the Plane
A grainy sonar image captured off an uninhabited tropical island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati might represent the remains of the famous aviator's plane, according to The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery , which has long been investigating Earhart's last, fateful flight.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Family Thanks Police Officer for Saving 1-Year-Old Girl's Life
A family from Laurel, Md., got a chance to say "thank you" in person to a police officer who they say helped to save their baby's life.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Maryland Minute - 4.3.14 - Red-White Spring Game Announced
Friday Night Lights: 2014 Red-White Spring Game - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site The spring game has been officially announced -- Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., and there will be plenty of free prizes .
Laurel wants to warn drivers of potential tickets with turns by red-light camera
As the City of Laurel comes closer to activating a new red-light camera on Van Dusen Road near Route 198, police are also looking at new traffic signs that will warn drivers about a specific type of turn and its potential to give them a ticket.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Washington Post
Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report
E. 11th Ave., 1-99 block, 1:31 p.m. March 21. Two men sitting on a park bench were shot several times.
The Baltimore Sun
North Laurel and Savage named Maryland Sustainable Communities
North Laurel and Savage have been named Maryland Sustainable Communities, a designation that will help both areas to better qualify for state tax credits and grant programs, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced today.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Prince Georgea s County leaders shadow school principals for a day
Nathan Gross, director of Six Flags America in Mitchellville and Laurel High School's Principal for a Day, is interviewed Tuesday by Laurel student journalists Sarah Mathi and Aly Tu.