Top News: Bailed-out Burglars, Ale House Opening, Main Street Upgrades

Headlines from around Howard County for the week of Monday, Nov. 26 - Friday Nov. 30 2012.


Joseph Leo Baumgarten allegedly attacked Dianna Lynn Marketti after the two were released on bail.

Police Release Mugshots of Suspected Door Kick-in Burglars

Joseph Baumgarten, 40, and Dianna Marketti, 30, are wanted after failing to appear at a bail hearing.

Teen Arrested for Partying in Vacant Ellicott City Apartment

Police say the 19-year-old broke into a vacant apartment and trashed it.

Police Capture Masked Man as He Leaves Burglarized House

Columbia man arrested in string of burglaries.

Ale House Columbia To Open in December

Patch took a tour of the new restaurant last week.

Ellicott City Historic District gets Funds for Facades

Property owners can apply for matching funds for improvements thanks to state-allocated grant.

Ellicott City residents gave Steve Lafferty a host of ideas for how to incorporate residents into the county's new parking plan.

Columbia Company Builds Winter Gloves that Control Smart Phones

The technology allows users to operate phones without taking off their winter gloves.

Taco Bell Manager Upgraded to Stable Condition

Gary Graham is in stable condition after being shot at the Taco Bell on Minstrel Way on Nov. 11.

Architects Present New Options for Columbia's SplashDown

Repaired water slides may last four to five years.

Columbia Association Presents Four $5 to $7 Million Indoor Pool Options

Architects hired by Columbia Association presented four multi-million dollar options for a new indoor pool.

Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!

WATCH: Man in Maryland May Have Winning Powerball Ticket from Arizona

A man in a Maryland gas station was caught on tape celebrating after examining a Powerball ticket.


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