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Pam Hamburg April 22, 2014 at 10:27 am
Quite right, Herd.
Peter Monaghan April 22, 2014 at 11:30 am
Agreed. 2 out of 1,000 is not a successful night. We all know that there are many more drunk driversRead More out there. Perhaps a bit less advertising would be the way to go. The drivers are just avoiding these traps.
MR April 22, 2014 at 09:28 pm
One reason the numbers might be low is that they shut down the operation too early in the evening.
Kim Cooke April 21, 2014 at 09:52 am
Here we were, in the midst of religious holidays, and people were driving as badly and as crazily asRead More I have ever seen. Driving on 95 and 495 was just like taking your life into your hands. Someone raced in front of me, cut me off, then slammed on his brakes. All this instead of merging smoothly in behind me and then off the highway. When I honked at him, as I slammed on my brakes, he gave me the finger. I don't know what comes over people, but I know most people were driving aggressively. So it's not just a few bad apples out there as we are often led to believe. And it's not just drunks. It's men and women, most if them parents. I'm only surprised there weren't more casualties. And as an aside, in all my travels I saw one police officer on 95 on Saturday. Where was everyone posted?
A federal judge sentenced Mohammad Hassan Khalid of Ellicott City to five years in prison for aiding a group of people who were planning terror attacks in Europe. File|Patch
Bryan Harz April 19, 2014 at 09:06 am
Hopefully he gets deported back to Pakistan after he gets out of jail.
L.B. April 21, 2014 at 09:29 am
If the government does not deport him all AMERICANS should stand together and ask WHY?
Justin case April 21, 2014 at 10:33 am
He will be bitter at our government no matter how much time he spends in prison. Afterwards he getsRead More a free trip home to Pakistan so he can connect with more terrorist and perfect his art as a real terrorist that can and will inflict harm to all Americans.
Howard County Chief of Police William McMahon
MG42 April 18, 2014 at 07:41 am
The Halloween shooting back in 2009, a seemingly slam dunk case, remains unsolved. Also, severalRead More botched SWAT raids leaving 3 family dogs dead were on his watch. Good riddance, loser.
Jason Keyes April 18, 2014 at 06:12 pm
After he lied about their having DUI quotas, I've had no trust in McMahon. Even after their quotasRead More were outed in a public court, he was denying it.
Police are looking for the man in the left side of the photo and/or the van on the right side in connection with a robbery and shooting at the Walmart in Laurel in November 2012. Credit: Screenshot from WBAL TV
Dudeindacorner April 17, 2014 at 06:44 pm
Attempted Kidnapping will bring the F.B.I. every time.
Dudeindacorner April 17, 2014 at 06:46 pm
And FYI... forcing the manager into an office then making him tote the cash out to the robbers van?Read More = Kidnapping
Clayton King April 18, 2014 at 11:01 am
And don't attempted murder bring in the FBI? I dunno but if the guy who shot the manager as he wasRead More driving off seems that's attempted murder js
Where Baltimore ranked on a list of Maryland's cities may surprise you. File|Patch
Bob Higginbotham April 21, 2014 at 10:32 am
I still have far less trepidation going to OC than downtown Baltimore City. In fact I won't even goRead More into the city for a ball game anymore. I'm not sure what the website means by "property crime" means but I suspect it is not as bad as violent crime upon my person.
The armed robbery occurred on April 14, 2014. (Credit: Howard County Police Department)
Steven Spiegel April 21, 2014 at 09:45 pm
Roberto what about the inner city trash moving to Howard county and that Obama Sucks !!! Do you feelRead More better know I didn't want to disappoint you LOL !!!!!!!!!!
Roberto April 23, 2014 at 09:51 am
I do feel better now Steven..... Thanks! Hahaha!
Steven Spiegel April 23, 2014 at 07:36 pm
I thought so Roberto lol !
Marcus Aurelius April 17, 2014 at 07:02 am
it is good thing we can all just get stoned now, or take prescription drugs and drive, ever noticeRead More none of these are ever outside FOP lodges ????
Paul Hahn April 17, 2014 at 07:08 am
What does "alcohol related" mean? If I've been drinking over the limit and I'm legallyRead More stopped at a red light and a sober driver smashes into my car, is that "alcohol related"?
Paul Hahn April 17, 2014 at 07:13 am
Duh, I just did a search and found my answer. If either driver has had anything to drink at all, itRead More is "alcohol-related." Also, if a sober driver hits a drunk pedestrian walking on the sidewalk, it is "alcohol-related." So "alcohol-related" doesn't necessarily mean an accident that was caused by drinking. It is basically a useless statistic.
Lake Kittamaqundi
ShepherdsRock April 15, 2014 at 07:28 am
Who owns or is responsible for this nearby holding tank?
Jan Bowman April 16, 2014 at 11:12 am
Why is this article so hard to locate online? Is it deliberately placed so that most people willRead More miss it? And why is the photo one that doesn't begin to show the real situation? Why isn't the owner of the "nearby" holding tank identified? Who is paying for this? Why isn't CA contacting or giving information to local residents who live on this lake. What is the environmental impact of such a spill? This is not the first time but it is the worst one yet. Is this a cover up? The article doesn't even begin to ask the right journalistic questions.
Kim Cooke April 16, 2014 at 05:14 pm
Super! I can't wait for the Dominion Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal projectRead More to come to fruition. We are right on track for total destruction. At least when that happens we will all be gainfully employed and the corporations will be fat and happy.
userbronco April 24, 2014 at 07:49 am
Oh and wHen the revenue collection officer asks to search your. Vehicle , " I don't consent toRead More searches " is what you need to practice saying . If you have something obviously illegal in plain sight they can seach. Otherwise you have to give Them permission. Which they need or they wouldn't be ASKING. They'd be telling you they're gonna search . When you refuse them permission they will huff and puff and threaten to call in the drug dog. Blah blah.blah Bring it on steroid head . Then you say "am I under arrest or am I free to go?".
Pam Hamburg April 24, 2014 at 09:28 am
userbronco, you are 110% right. They have NO right to search your vehicle. Of course, they areRead More allowed to peer through the glass to see what they can see, but without a suspicion or proof, they have no right searching your glove compartment, trunk, etc. Yes, say 'am I being detained or am I free to go'? Also, don't roll your window down all the way...you don't have to. About 4 or 5 inches suffices. Stand firm with that one. Be polite, but be firm. Be quiet except when asked a question, then use good judgment in answering. Keep saying 'am I being detained or am I free to go'? Holding court on the side of the road is not a good idea. If they persist in asking you if they can search your vehicle, politely tell them they will have to get a warrant. At all times, be courteous, but FIRM. Know your rights!
userbronco April 24, 2014 at 10:47 am
It's a touchy situation. You want to be as unrememberable as possible to the cop. So when orRead More if you go to court all he wilremember is what he reads in his notebook. That you can request to see by by the way You want to be unrememberable , don't say anything, unless they ask you a question , then use short answers , yes or no will usually suffice, be polite but don't say "sir" a thousand times. I don't say it at all. Make it look like your kissing up . I personally treat cops like I would treat a rattlesnake 96% of the people who are bitten by a rattlesnake are harassing the snake at the time Keep an eye out for them. And don't harass them. You WILL lose any contest with a cop. Even if it's a ego contest on the side of the road . Extra cops are only seconds away and they will beat you up or kill you in a flash if you tick em off Plenty if dash cam and cell phone video to prove it They are kinda like dogs, some are really smart, some are really dumb, but all of em are dangerous in groups or if they feel threatened or if they sense fear in you. Or if they think their getting an easy meal
An author who has reportedly worked with police on the Bradford Bishop murder case tells WTOP that the Bethesda fugitive is likely living in Italy. Credit: FBI website
runymede April 13, 2014 at 08:03 am
This is a terrible tragedy but I don't consider Bethesda as a Baltimore suburb but a WashingtonRead More suburb. Why should this story get a mention on this site ?
ladypoet April 14, 2014 at 01:14 pm
Catch him and do the same as he did to his family. This was such a heinous crime. Who could killRead More your own mother, children and the mother of your children? A no good demon!
Patrick Carter April 14, 2014 at 02:29 pm
Find him and fry him. He should die regardless of his age. Italy probably won't help because of theRead More Amanda Knox case. I say govt should put a hit on him.
William Bradford Bishop Jr. is wanted for the brutal murders of his wife, mother, and three sons in Bethesda in March 1976. Credit: FBI website
Eric S April 11, 2014 at 09:59 am
Will someone please help Robert find his medications?
Justin case April 11, 2014 at 11:15 am
He probably retired from the state department under an alias. They didn't even notice he was missingRead More for an entire week so I'm sure they wouldn't notice if he came back to work as Juan Rodriguez or some other alias. Bunch of idiots. The FBI must finally be sick of this guy embarrassing them for 38 years
Pam Hamburg April 11, 2014 at 04:40 pm
Your government agencies at work....HA! But cops can get away with beating an unarmed or mentallyRead More challenged or mentally ill person to DEATH. What a world.
Whole Foods on Little Patuxent Parkway in March 2014. (Credit: Elizabeth Janney)
shan April 9, 2014 at 05:44 pm
Woov... Excellent. city officials are great visionaries. 'How to improve a livelihood? JustRead More add...keep adding grocery stores" Never care about alarming crime rate happenning in Columbia. Great. Kudos to officials. Gosh....
Dirty Doug April 10, 2014 at 11:54 am
Remove the footbridge connecting Oakland Mills and Town Center and we'll see the crime decline inRead More Town Center. Guaranteed.
The Howard County Police Department conducts autism awareness training.
Justin case April 4, 2014 at 01:24 pm
It's about time hoco police actually does something good for the community. For the first time everRead More from me, THUMBS UP
Photo from WUSA9 via Twitter.
Tom Rossing March 31, 2014 at 04:41 pm
O.K. Patch, how do you search a dead man?
mc6 March 31, 2014 at 06:42 pm
Yeah, your title could use re-wording.
Timothy Davison of Maine was traveling home after a visit to family in Florida when he was run off the road and gunned down. Credit: Screen capture of WJZ video
L.B. March 27, 2014 at 10:16 am
I can understand if this were my son I would be right there THAT JERK!!!! HAS TO PAY I amRead More sorry for your loss truly
Anastasia March 27, 2014 at 11:41 am
What a senseless loss of life. I hope they find this murderer soon! My heart goes out to his familyRead More and I will share this so that others can look out for the vehicle in question.
Steven Spiegel March 28, 2014 at 12:12 pm
People are ruthless on the road these days. I don't understand what could go wrong going down theRead More road so bad that it would make someone want to kill someone. I have been in accidents were people have rear ended me and it didn't get me mad enough to want to kill them. I hope that they find this guy and prosecute him to the fullest . I just lost my father to cancer on New years eve and he was 84 and it hurt so bad . I could not imagine having my son murdered it would kill me !!! I hope that the family will heal soon but it takes time and I am sure the healing process would be greatly accelerated if they found those who were responsible .