Monday, April 22, 2013
Security scares after the Boston bombings dominate several jurisdictions and other state news you may have missed.
Monday, April 22
By Patch Staff Running clubs across Maryland had members who ran in the Boston Marathon, the bombing story follows a trail to Montgomery County and hoaxes send local law enforcement scrambling statewide. Read more in state news: Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombings Have Maryland Ties The investigation into the Boston Marathon bomber case turned to Maryland on Friday with media flocking to a Montgomery County neighborhood to hear the suspects' uncle say he was ashamed of what his nephews are accused of doing. Marathon Tragedy: How a Tragedy Hit Home in Maryland Monday's terror attack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon shocked the country and touched communities far from Massachusetts, including many right here in Maryland. Chevy …
Monday, March 25, 2013
You may be surprised at what you missed in top Maryland news.
Monday, March 25
Catch up on headlines you might have missed, including important legislation on marijuana and a federal nominee from Montgomery County. Maryland Senate Passes Bill to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana Fourteen states have decriminalized small amounts of marijuana. Should Maryland be next? Former Montgomery County Councilman Tapped as U.S. Labor Secretary President Barack Obama nominated Takoma Park resident and former Montgomery County Councilman Thomas E. Perez as U.S. Secretary of Labor on Monday, CBS News reported. Read more on Takoma Park Patch. Casino Tables Arrive at Maryland Live! Workers put in place 122 tables, which will go into operation on April 11 at the Anne Arundel County casino. Severna Park Mom Remembers Her Son, …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Think outside your Patch. What does a college kid do when the vice president's office says it's sorry? News from around Maryland that you may have missed.
Monday, March 18
By Patch Staff A roundup of recent stories from the 49 Patch sites around Maryland: Police Suspect Crime Ring in Verizon Store Robberies At least three robberies of cell phone stores in Anne Arundel County may have been the work of a crew that has struck stores all over the region, police said. Former Anne Arundel County Exec Will Serve 30 Days Jail Time John Leopold was sentenced Thursday to two years in jail with all but 60 days suspended. Biden's Press Office Apologizes for Bullying Student Reporter at Rockville Event Vice President Joe Biden’s press secretary apologized to a Capital News Service reporter and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism Wednesday after a press office staffer demanded the reporter delete photos taken at an…
Monday, March 11, 2013
Do you know what development is coming to your area? How rich is your town? All the business, police and community news you may have missed.
Monday, March 11
By Patch Staff A roundup of recent stories from the 49 Patch sites around Maryland: Revenue at State Casinos Rises in February Maryland Live! in Anne Arundel County saw revenue rise from $35.9 million to $38.34 million. The state saw a 7.5 percent revenue gain at its three casinos. Fort Meade Commander Addresses Sequestration at Town Hall Col. Edward Rothstein spoke to stakeholders at the installation about the potential impact of deep budget cuts. Report: More Issues with Silver Spring Transit Center SILVER SPRING—One of Montgomery County's biggest projects, the Silver Spring Transit Center was already more than two years delayed and $80 million over budget when County Council members warned Tuesday that a to-be-released report would …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Is development coming to your neighborhood? Find out what your politicians are up to. It's all here.
Monday, February 25
By Patch Staff The most recent top headlines from 49 Patch sites across Maryland: Fort Meade Readies for Looming Sequester The Department of Defense could see spending cuts of more than 9 percent, leading to possible furloughs for civilian workers. Baltimore County Councilman Charged with DUI Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff, a freshman Republican, was charged at 3 a.m. Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol. Coroner: Woman Died of Abortion-Related Complications GERMANTOWN—An elementary school teacher from New York state died from abortion-related complications, a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said. The full story is at Germantown Patch. Dog Bill Takes Bite Out of Pit Bull Ruling SILVER SPRING—…
Monday, February 18, 2013
What you may have missed across the Free State.
Monday, February 18
Two UMD Students Dead, One Injured in College Park Shooting Graduate student Dayvon Maurice Green took his life after firing on his roommates, killing one. Suspect Charged in Death of Man Found In Car Trunk Near Shady Grove Metro A 51-year-old Anne Arundel County man was arrested Tuesday at a New York airport in connection with the killing of a Frederick County man who was found dead in the trunk of his car near the Shady Grove Metro station in Derwood. Bullis Senior Remembered for Humor, Strength, Smile The cause of death remains undetermined for Bullis senior Camille Baruch, who died suddenly last weekend at her home in Rockville. Bullied Columbia Teen Receives Thousands of Messages of Support After Mother's Social Media Plea After …