Del. Dwyer Gets 60 Days for Driving Car, Boat Drunk
Facing sentencing on drunken boating and a plea on drunken driving, the embattled Pasadena delegate was in court Friday.
Firefighters Revive Chihuahua ‘Near Death’ in Bowie Blaze
Firefighters used pet oxygen masks to revive the singed pup and a second dog found in the embers of a Bowie house fire. A former tenant of the home was later arrested for arson, and the health of the dogs began to decline. Read more on Bowie Patch.
A Sad (But Funny) Tale of How a Ravens Super Bowl Ring Ended Up in Middle River
In August, the boyfriend of a Ravens receptionist had the ring when it fell into the water near the Middle River Yacht Club.Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
Police: Suspect Attempted to Test Drive Car Before Shooting Officer
Stephon Prather is charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder and eleven other charges after police say he shot a Howard County police officer on Route 1 in North Laurel. Read more on Columbia Patch.
Suspect Crashes Stolen Vehicle in Baltimore After Chase in Perry Hall
A police chase started in Perry Hall and led to a single-vehicle crash in Baltimore, as police helicopters tracked the suspect vehicle. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
Rockville Chef Returns to Reality TV
Rockville chef Jeff Eng didn’t win the last time he appeared on “Chopped,” but that doesn’t mean he got chopped from the competition altogether—Food Network is offering redemption. Read the story at Rockville Patch.
Brothers Charged with Attempted Murder in Gaithersburg Shooting
A weekend dispute ended in a shooting near a neighborhood supermarket, leaving two people wounded. Read the story atGaithersburg Patch.
Nonprofit Challenges Coca-Cola in TV Ads: Obesity Comes in a Red Can
The Columbia health nonprofit's new ads feature the slogan, "Happiness doesn't come in a red can. Obesity does.” Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
No New Polling Location for Chevy Chase Precinct
The most populated voting precinct in Chevy Chase, MD, will not be getting a new polling location for the 2014 election season. More than 4,000 residents of the Friendship Heights polling precinct were registered to vote in 2012. Compare that to 2,425—the average number of registered voters in Chevy Chase precincts. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Kittleman to Submit Legislation to Repeal State 'Rain Tax'
The state senator who is also running for Howard County executive said the stormwater legislation puts the burden on business and is unnecessary. Read more on Columbia Patch.
Silver Spring Library to Receive New Amharic Language Collection
In Montgomery County, there are more than 58,000 residents who were born in Africa, and Ethiopians make up the largest segment of African immigrants in the county. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Bobby Flay’s Burger Palace Opens in Montgomery County
Celebrity chef and burger expert Bobby Flay opened his 16th Bobby’s Burger Palace on Tuesday, and it’s at the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. Listen to Flay talk about how to make the perfect milkshake on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.