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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Injured State Trooper Received Well Wishes from People She Ticketed

Injured State Trooper Received Well Wishes from People She Ticketed

A Maryland state trooper who suffered a brain injury when she was hit by a car in October has returned to work. She thanked family, friends and strangers for their support in her recovery.
Shooting Puts McDaniel College on Lockdown

Shooting Puts McDaniel College on Lockdown

Nobody injured; suspects sought.
Westminster Woman Killed in Marriottsville Road Crash

Westminster Woman Killed in Marriottsville Road Crash

Police said a medical emergency may have preceded the driver's fatal crash into a tree Thursday night.
Missing Baltimore County Man Found in Inner Harbor

Missing Baltimore County Man Found in Inner Harbor

The body of the missing man was found on Saturday.
Woodstock Man Went into Cardiac Arrest While Shoveling, Officials Say

Woodstock Man Went into Cardiac Arrest While Shoveling, Officials Say

Public safety officials encouraged citizens to take breaks while working in the snow.
Shotgun at School, Firefighters Rescue Cats: Top Maryland News

Shotgun at School, Firefighters Rescue Cats: Top Maryland News

A man with a hatchet gets a mental evaluation, and more.
Marriottsville Road Incident Sends 1 to Shock Trauma

Marriottsville Road Incident Sends 1 to Shock Trauma

The road was closed for approximately two hours Friday morning.
Ice Storm Aftermath, Got Crabs, Beatlemania Lives: Top Md. News

Ice Storm Aftermath, Got Crabs, Beatlemania Lives: Top Md. News

A murder trial witness says she cast "Wiccan spells", Ocean City says the earth moved, and counties try to recover from the ice storm and other headlines from Maryland.
No Pizza for D Students; Alleged Arsonist Next Door: Top Md. News

No Pizza for D Students; Alleged Arsonist Next Door: Top Md. News

One Maryland school excludes students from celebrations based on grades, a man told police he blew his pants off and other headlines made the list.
Impaled Sledder Goes Home, Traffic Tickets in Trooper's Crash, Video from Mall's Moment of Silence: Top Md. News

Impaled Sledder Goes Home, Traffic Tickets in Trooper's Crash, Video from Mall's Moment of Silence: Top Md. News

A bank robber hits again in Chevy Chase, three injured in house fire, area job openings and other headlines from Maryland.
Shoppers Pray for Columbia Mall Shooting Victims: VIDEO

Shoppers Pray for Columbia Mall Shooting Victims: VIDEO

Some people prayed for the shooting victims' families, some thought of their own children, and some just wanted to show support for the community.
Impaled While Sledding, EMT Attacked in Home, Cop on Leave in Pet's Death: Top Md. News

Impaled While Sledding, EMT Attacked in Home, Cop on Leave in Pet's Death: Top Md. News

A Maryland native helps create $1 million Doritos ad, message of peace for Winter Olympics, parents claim classmates beat daughter, and other headlines from Maryland.
Officer Shoots Son; Memorials for Columbia Mall Victims; Half-Naked Man Attacked; Mother and Daughter Missing: Top Md. News

Officer Shoots Son; Memorials for Columbia Mall Victims; Half-Naked Man Attacked; Mother and Daughter Missing: Top Md. News

Deer hunters vs riders in Anne Arundel, prayers are sought for Columbia victims and families, $10K reward and other headlines from Maryland.
Vigil for Columbia Mall Victims; Obama Shops Costco; Charges in Black Friday Mall Brawl: Top Md. News

Vigil for Columbia Mall Victims; Obama Shops Costco; Charges in Black Friday Mall Brawl: Top Md. News

A man was accused of killing his wife and burning their house, Columbia calls for hugs at vigil and other headlines from Maryland.
Former Senate Aide Who Killed Self After Child Porn Arrest Left Note of Explanation

Former Senate Aide Who Killed Self After Child Porn Arrest Left Note of Explanation

Former U.S. Senate staffer Jesse Ryan Loskarn wrote a letter before his death saying the pornography he viewed mirrored abuse he suffered as a child.
Columbia Mall Re-Opens, Shooting Victims Memorialized: Read All the Patch Coverage

Columbia Mall Re-Opens, Shooting Victims Memorialized: Read All the Patch Coverage

Civic leaders, police, mall employees and shoppers turned out Monday to remembers two Mall in Columbia workers killed in a weekend shooting.
No Known Motive in Deadly Shooting as Columbia Mall Prepares to Reopen Monday

No Known Motive in Deadly Shooting as Columbia Mall Prepares to Reopen Monday

“We may never quite be back to 100 percent but we are a resilient community," said Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Sunday evening.
Former U.S. Senate Aide Facing Child Porn Charges Found Dead at Md. Home

Former U.S. Senate Aide Facing Child Porn Charges Found Dead at Md. Home

Carroll County Sheriff's officials say former U.S. Senate staffer Jesse Ryan Loskarn was found dead at his parents' house in Sykesville in an apparent suicide.
Former Soldier from Laurel Sentenced for Trying to Join Somali Terrorists

Former Soldier from Laurel Sentenced for Trying to Join Somali Terrorists

A former Army soldier from Laurel will spend time in federal prison for trying to join a group of Islamic terrorists in Somalia.
Maine Man Gunned Down After Late Night Road Rage Clash in Maryland

Maine Man Gunned Down After Late Night Road Rage Clash in Maryland

A Maine man was driving home through Maryland when an unknown suspect ran his vehicle off the road. He was fatally shot in the median. Police are asking for the public's help in finding the