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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.
Car Plows 25 Feet Inside MetLife Office

Car Plows 25 Feet Inside MetLife Office

Rescue crews had to remove debris trapping a driver inside a car after it plowed through an office building Wednesday.
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.
Takoma Park Named Quarterfinalist for $5M Energy Prize

Takoma Park Named Quarterfinalist for $5M Energy Prize

The city will fine tune a plan to reduce energy use and gas emissions and save money.
MoCo Schools Superintendent Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MoCo Schools Superintendent Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Who did Joshua Starr tag after completing the ice bucket challenge?
Silver Spring Teacher Participates in Research Fellowship

Silver Spring Teacher Participates in Research Fellowship

The program emphasizes research experience to enhance learning in the classroom.
Homes for Sale in Silver Spring

Homes for Sale in Silver Spring

Some of the latest home listings in the area, provided by Zillow.
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.
Master Chef Peter Chang to Open Rockville Restaurant

Master Chef Peter Chang to Open Rockville Restaurant

The chef, who already has restaurants in Fairfax and Williamsburg, VA, is known for his classic Chinese dishes.
Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Put to the Test

Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Put to the Test

Maryland Lottery officials help ensure casino is ready for business.
Some Washington Redskins Players Show Solidarity with Ferguson

Some Washington Redskins Players Show Solidarity with Ferguson

Players emerged from stadium tunnel in a "hands up, don't shoot" pose as they were introduced Monday night in game with Cleveland Browns.
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.
21 Job Openings in Silver Spring: Discovery Communications, Holy Cross Hospital, FDA and More

21 Job Openings in Silver Spring: Discovery Communications, Holy Cross Hospital, FDA and More

Now hiring managers, paralegals, social workers and more.
Driver: County Cop 'Hero' for Helping Blind Pedestrian

Driver: County Cop 'Hero' for Helping Blind Pedestrian

A blind man was crossing a busy Montgomery County intersection Tuesday morning when an officer stopped to block traffic and help him.
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.

Silver Spring Man Given 60-Year Sentence for Attempted Murder, Burglary

The man received the sentence after being found guilty on three counts.
2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

Passengers from Baltimore and Upper Marlboro were arrested for reportedly packing loaded handguns in their carry-on bags.
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.
Private Island Estate for $4.75M, Gated Homes, Pools and Sunrooms: Maryland WOW Houses

Private Island Estate for $4.75M, Gated Homes, Pools and Sunrooms: Maryland WOW Houses

Plus, multimillion-dollar digs in Edgewater, Towson; gated home in Bowie, and brick Colonial homes galore are among MD houses for sale.
NIH Scientist Charged with Using Hammer in Roommate Attack

NIH Scientist Charged with Using Hammer in Roommate Attack

A Rockville man is charged with attempted murder for fracturing his roommate's skull after his dog died in her care.