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August 2020

Aug. 6, 2020 - Baby of pregnant woman shot in Columbia dies

Aug. 1, 2020 - Pregnant woman shot in Columbia dies; baby critical

Aug. 1, 2020 - Police investigating shooting in Columbia

July 2020

July 19, 2020 - Police investigating fatal dirt bike collision in Dayton

June 2020

June 30, 2020 - Police offer reward up to $2,500 in non-fatal shooting in Columbia

June 29, 2020 - Police investigating non-fatal shooting in Columbia

June 29, 2020 - Police and Fire urge residents to celebrate July 4th safely

May 2020

May 22, 2020 - Howard County police charge two men with firing shots at Baltimore County police officers

May 21, 2020 - Howard County police investigate shooting in Elkridge

May 16, 2020 - Police investigating fatal motorcycle collision in Columbia

May 16, 2020 - Police investigating non-fatal shooting in Columbia

May 15, 2020 - Police make arrest in May 1 Columbia homicide

May 15, 2020 - Police focus on traffic enforcement as roadway speeds increase

May 15, 2020 - Police investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Columbia

May 5, 2020 - Man charged with string of commercial burglaries

May 1, 2020 - Police offer reward up to $5,000 in fatal overnight shooting in Columbia

April 2020

April 9, 2020 - Man charged with attempted murder in apparent random attack

March 2020

March 22, 2020 - Police investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Columbia

March 16, 2020 - Columbia man arrested for inappropriately touching teen

March 15, 2020 - Police recover body from lake in Columbia

March 12, 2020 - Police investigating serious collision in Clarksville

February 2020

Feb. 28, 2020 - Police charge two with human trafficking in Elkridge

Feb. 26, 2020 - Police investigating fatal collision in Ellicott City

Feb. 6, 2020 - UPDATE: Missing 2-year-old located alive

Feb. 6, 2020 - Police ask for public help to locate missing child in Elkridge

January 2020

Jan. 31, 2020 - Police urge football fans to drive sober on Super Bowl Sunday

Jan. 30, 2020 - Howard County police launch one-year drone field test | Fact sheet

Jan. 29, 2020 - Detectives arrest nine men in prostitution operation

Jan. 21, 2020 - Former school employee charged with sex offense against student

Jan. 6, 2020 - Child dies in pedestrian collision

Jan. 3, 2020 - Man charged in felony killing of dog

December 2019

Dec. 31, 2019 - Police arrest two in series of delivery driver armed robberies

Dec. 24, 2019 - Police charge two men in theft of rims and tires

Dec. 2, 2019 - Police investigating fatal collision in Columbia

November 2019

Nov. 29, 2019 - Police identify pedestrian, driver in fatal Elkridge collision

Nov. 27, 2019 - Police investigating fatal Elkridge collision involving a pedestrian

Nov. 25, 2019 - Howard County police to increase presence during holiday season

Nov. 14, 2019 - Police charge Columbia man with sex crimes against minor, seek other victims

Nov. 13, 2019 - Student charged with sexual assault at Reservoir High School

Nov. 4, 2019 - Howard County police to launch one-year drone field test

October 2019

Oct. 30, 2019 - Police offer tips for a safe Halloween

Oct. 28, 2019 - Elkridge man charged in nonfatal Laurel shooting

Oct. 27, 2019 - Police investigating nonfatal shooting in Laurel

Oct. 18, 2019 - Police identify drivers in Columbia fatal crash

Oct, 18, 2019 - Police investigating fatal crash on Rt. 29 in Columbia

Oct. 12, 2019 - Police make two additional arrests in March homicide

Oct. 11, 2019 - Columbia shooting victim dies

Oct. 8, 2019 - Woodbine couple charged with 100+ counts of animal cruelty

Oct. 8, 2019 - Suspected drug deal ends in double shooting in Columbia

Oct. 2, 2019 - Police release additional details in Marriottsville domestic shooting

Oct. 1, 2019 - Police investigating fatal domestic shooting at Marriottsville residence

September 2019

Sept. 30, 2019 - Police investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Highland

Sept. 24, 2019 - Columbia teen facing assault, firearm charges in August shooting

Sept. 12, 2019 - Police investigating fatal collision on I-95 in Laurel

Sept. 6, 2019 - Annual Police Pace 5K and family fun run to be held Sunday

August 2019

Aug. 30, 2019 - Police focus on roadway safety in Howard County school zones

Aug. 26, 2019 - Police identify motorcycle operator killed in weekend collision

Aug. 24, 2019 - Police investigating fatal collision involving a motorcycle in Jessup

Aug. 21, 2019 - Detectives arrest three men in prostitution operation

Aug. 21, 2019 - Police investigating fatal collision in Marriottsville

Aug. 9, 2019 - Man killed in Ellicott City industrial accident

Aug. 5, 2019 - Police to kick-off National Night Out Aug. 6 in Long Reach

July 2019

July 23, 2019 - Local man arrested in Columbia homicide

July 23, 2019 - Police charge two with human trafficking in Jessup

July 22, 2019 - Police release details from doorbell video in Woodbine shooting

July 21 , 2019 - Police identify homeowner, deceased victim in Woodbine shooting

July 21, 2019 - Victim in Green Meadow Drive shooting pronounced dead at hospital

July 21, 2019 - Woodbine resident shoots and kills unknown intruder

July 20, 2019 - Police investigating nonfatal shooting in Columbia

July 12, 2019 - Police investigating fatal collision in Columbia

July 12, 2019 - Police charge man with trafficking four women

July 12, 2019 - Injured officer released from hospital after collision

July 11, 2019 - Police Patrol Car Struck in Ellicott City Investigating Collision

June 2019

June 26, 2019 - Detectives arrest three men in prostitution operation

June 25, 2019 - Howard County Police and Fire urge fireworks safety

June 17, 2019 - Howard County police charge two in Laurel gun store case

June 5, 2019 - HCPD to participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

June 3, 2019 - Police arrest murder suspect Rane Dellinger in North Carolina

June 2, 2019 - Police seek suspect in fatal Ellicott City shooting

May 2019

May 24, 2019 - Police investigating pedestrian collision involving a child in Elkridge

May 18, 2019 - Police investigating non-fatal shooting in Columbia

May 14, 2019 - Resident complaint results in Ellicott City drug bust

May 11, 2019 - Police charge Columbia man in homicide, assault of couple in apartment

May 10, 2019 - Animals rescued from poor conditions at facility in Columbia

May 10, 2019 - Police charge man with human trafficking

May 9, 2019 - Police identify passenger in fatal West Friendship collision

May 8, 2019 - Police identify drivers in fatal West Friendship collision

May 7, 2019 - Police investigating fatal collision in West Friendship

May 7, 2019 - Detectives arrest four men in prostitution operation

May 6, 2019 - Howard County Police to honor fallen officers

May 6, 2019 - Police offer reward in Columbia homicide 

May 5, 2019 - Police investigating homicide in Columbia apartment

May 1, 2019 - Work group to consider use of drone technology in Howard County

April 2019

April 25, 2019 - Columbia mother charged in death of newborn

April 18, 2019 - Police arrest two in recent home invasion robberies

April 5, 2019 - Police make arrests in Columbia homicide

April 2, 2019 - Police offer reward in Columbia homicide

April 1, 2019 - Howard County police to participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Month

March 2019

March 28, 2019 - Police investigating fatal shooting in Columbia

March 25, 2019 - Fire Marshal detonates explosives connected to old Howard County stalking case

March 18, 2019 - DUI patrols result in 24 arrests over the holiday weekend

March 15, 2019 - Local men facing charges in up to 93 car break-ins, drug and gun crimes in Columbia

February 2019

Feb. 26, 2019 - Traffic stop leads to felony drug distribution, firearm charges

Feb. 4, 2019 - Woman found deceased near wooded area in Columbia

Feb. 4, 2019 - Baltimore man charged in commercial robbery series

Feb. 2, 2019 - Police investigating collision involving pedestrian in Elkridge

January 2019

Jan. 29, 2019 - New York woman charged with human trafficking at Laurel hotel

Jan. 24, 2019 - Police connect pursuit suspect to multiple crimes

Jan. 22, 2019 - Man charged with attempted murder over parking spot

Jan. 22, 2019 - Detectives arrest eight men in prostitution operation

Jan. 7, 2019 - County Executive Ball names new police chief

December 2018

Dec. 14, 2018 - Police arrest four in retail robberies

Dec. 6, 2018 - Police Chief Gary L. Gardner announces retirement

Dec. 4, 2018 - Police investigating fatal collision involving pedestrian in Jessup

Dec. 3, 2018 - Massage therapist charged with sex offense

November 2018

Nov. 30, 2018 -