Tag: Maryland

MD Parent Arrested for Speaking Up At School Meeting

MD Parent Arrested for Speaking Up At School Meeting

*Update: The charges against the parent were dropped Monday by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney. Discuss on the Forum! via the Baltimore County Media website: Towson, Md. (September 23, 2013) — On September 19, a Baltimore County Police officer working off duty for Baltimore County Public Schools arrested a Howard County man, charging him with creating a disturbance during a public […]

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Repeal of Death Penalty in Maryland

Repeal of Death Penalty in Maryland

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill to abolish Maryland’s death penalty cleared a tall hurdle Thursday evening as a key Senate committee approved the measure for the first time and sent it to the full chamber for a vote next week. What do you think? Weigh in over in the forum!

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The train bridge over Main Street in Ellicott City, MD

CSX Train Derailment in Old Ellicott City

Early Tuesday morning at 12:02AM, a CSX train carrying 21 cars of an 80-car-long freight train carrying coal derailed in downtown Old Ellicott City – killing 2 females. Howard County police identified the victims as Elizabeth Conway Nass and Rose Louese Mayr of Ellicott City. Nass was a student at James Madison University in Virginia – a junior majoring in interdisciplinary liberal studies. Mayr was a […]

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