Four Howard County firefighters were honored Thursday for their quick efforts to rescue 18 dogs they found trapped on a hot day in two U-Haul trailers. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
Is it a bouncing baby girl or boy for the National Zoo? Find out on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Two adults were injured and a family dog died in a house fire in Columbia Wednesday morning, fire officials said. Read more on Columbia Patch.
After a 13-year struggle with Bipolar disorder, Scott Baker took his own life. It’s a tragedy that his mom, West River resident Dottie Pacharis, said could have been avoided. And in an effort to help other families get the help they need, Pacharis is sharing her story at Woods Memorial Church in Severna Park on Sept. 11, as part of National Suicide Prevention Week. Read more on Severna Park Patch.
Jaleo Bethesda has been closed since Tuesday for extensive renovation work. It's the first major renovation for the popular tapas restaurant in 12 years. Why now? Chef and founder José Andrés says that "Bethesda, in general, is at its best moment so this is the right moment to do this makeover." Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Arena Football League sent a letter of interest to developers hoping to build an indoor football arena near the Shady Grove Metro station. See the story at Gaithersburg Patch.
East Rockville residents considering forming conservation district to curb mansionization. See the story at Rockville Patch.
An investigation into the incident is pending, according to officials. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
Mark Moore would have celebrated his 23rd birthday on Thursday. But that was the day officials recovered his body from the Potomac River after he apparently drowned. He and his girlfriend were expecting a child. Read More in Odenton-Severn Patch.
Six teams will travel 1,600 miles from Florida to New York to honor and raise funds for veterans and their families. Read more on Edgewater Patch.
Spanish teacher Jodie Hogan was named AACPS teacher of the year in May 2013. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
A small plane crash off of Route 50 in Bowie on Monday, Sept. 2, held up traffic in the westbound lanes. Police identified the pilot and passengers the following day. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Read more on Bowie Patch.
Three of the hospitals transformers caught fire, causing the entire facility to lose electricity and rely on generators for power. Read more on Bowie Patch.