Redistricting, Armed Robberies, and an Out-of-Place Frog: Top News

Top stories around Howard County this past week.


School Board Approves Redistricting Plan

Plan will shift 1,860 elementary students next year.

Parking in Ellicott City? There's an App for That

A new mobile application that shows available parking in the Historic District has gone online.

Columbia Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery at Community Mailbox

The teen allegedly stole a wallet from a man as he was retrieving his mail.

Ellicott City Frog a First for Maryland

But the squirrel tree frog is not the first new species found by Herp-searching Marylanders.

Santa and Poinsettia Tree Usher in Holidays at Mall in Columbia

Construction began on the poinsettia tree Thursday while Santa made his grand entrance.

Black Friday Guide - Howard County

Check out Black Friday sales at major retailers and small businesses around the county.

The armed robbery happened as the business was closing, police said.

Columbia Taco Bell Manager Shot by Masked Suspect

More details emerge in the shooting at Taco Bell near Snowden River Parkway.

UPDATE: Driver Dead in Route 32 Crash

Route 32 reopened around 2 p.m. Tuesday after being closed since 8 a.m. to investigate a fatal crash.

Howard County Speed Cameras Susceptible to noPhoto

But not all red-light cameras are.

Ellicott City Walmart Workers May Join Black Friday Strike

Employees of the retail giant hope to take advantage of one of the year's busiest shopping days.

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