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Pants-Dropping Trooper, State Fair, Pink Bank Robber and Instagram Porn Charges

Pants-Dropping Trooper, State Fair, Pink Bank Robber and Instagram Porn Charges

Plus, new homes for sale, fire crews deliver baby, unplanned drive-through, Montgomery schools does ice bucket challenge. Our top MD posts.
Grand Funk Railroad to Play at Maryland State Fair

Grand Funk Railroad to Play at Maryland State Fair

Classic rock bands, bull rides, chainsaw sculptors and lots of junk food will be on hand when the fair starts Friday.
Hero Cop, Shirtless Burglar, Supporting Ferguson, Top Chef + Free School Shots

Hero Cop, Shirtless Burglar, Supporting Ferguson, Top Chef + Free School Shots

Plus, job openings, Horseshoe Casino prep, road construction means delays, citizens on patrol and how to post on Patch. Our top MD posts.
Expect Delays: Lanes of I-95 Closed Starting Tuesday Night

Expect Delays: Lanes of I-95 Closed Starting Tuesday Night

Road crews will close multiple lanes of Interstate 95 northbound in Anne Arundel County so paving can be replaced.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Interested in blogging or posting an announcement on Patch's bulletin board? Step by step instructions.
Cha Cha Chicken; Father Kills Child; 25 Felines in Need

Cha Cha Chicken; Father Kills Child; 25 Felines in Need

Plus, inside the region's new Whole Foods, vehicle falls on mechanic, passengers try to bring guns to BWI and other Maryland Patch stories.
Gymboree Play & Music Opens New Location in Crofton

Gymboree Play & Music Opens New Location in Crofton

The center will provide creative activities for children to stimulate growth and learning.
Runaway Peacock, Exiled Mayor, Boardwalk Pole Dancing: Weird Maryland News

Runaway Peacock, Exiled Mayor, Boardwalk Pole Dancing: Weird Maryland News

A roundup of the week's top 10 most bizarre stories from Maryland Patches.
GOOD NEWS! Ice Bucket Challenges, Lives Saved, Best County in US + Lottery Winner

GOOD NEWS! Ice Bucket Challenges, Lives Saved, Best County in US + Lottery Winner

Plus, running for wounded vets, a local team in Ripken World Series, and casino and new school previews were among this week’s good news.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Ripken World Series, Arlington Burial, Mayor Evicted, $425K Theft + Sobriety Checkpoint

Ripken World Series, Arlington Burial, Mayor Evicted, $425K Theft + Sobriety Checkpoint

Plus, real estate open houses, sheriff takes ice bucket challenge, water safe to drink, and Horseshoe Casino peek. Our top posts from MD.
Save the Date: Annual Quarter Auction in Odenton

Save the Date: Annual Quarter Auction in Odenton

When and where is the auction? Find full details for the event here.
Spice Recall, Malnourished Child, Montgomery Best County, Family Fishing Show and FBI Office Hunt

Spice Recall, Malnourished Child, Montgomery Best County, Family Fishing Show and FBI Office Hunt

Plus, youth leader sentenced, more ice bucket challenges, child shooting accomplice arrested, interstate crashes. Our top posts from MD.
Edgewater Family Stars in New Online Fishing Show

Edgewater Family Stars in New Online Fishing Show

The new show, “Got Bait?”, was filmed on Maryland waters.
Annapolis To Celebrate Change in Seasons

Annapolis To Celebrate Change in Seasons

The fall festival commemorates the coming of the new season in Annapolis’ oldest shopping district.
Emergency Roadwork on I-895 Slows Traffic

Emergency Roadwork on I-895 Slows Traffic

Drivers should take I-695 or I-95 if they plan on passing through the area.
$2M Ticket, Ice Bucket Fundraiser, FBI Manhunt, Gun Control, and 'Best' Southern Restaurants

$2M Ticket, Ice Bucket Fundraiser, FBI Manhunt, Gun Control, and 'Best' Southern Restaurants

Plus, a boardwalk pole dancer, WOW houses for sale, storm damaged roads, helping wounded vets and new spin on pizza. Our top posts from MD.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.