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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.
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.
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.
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.
$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.
Beach Savior, Bridge Rescue, Job Postings, Homicidal Boyfriend

Beach Savior, Bridge Rescue, Job Postings, Homicidal Boyfriend

Walmart scraps plans for construction, guide to the Big 10 conference, BWI wins award for security and other stories from Maryland Patches.
Weather Alert: Montgomery County Under Flash Flood Warning

Weather Alert: Montgomery County Under Flash Flood Warning

Low-lying areas are at risk of flooding, National Weather Service reports.
Bad Nanny, Restaurant Week, Murderous Teen, Back-to-School Debate

Bad Nanny, Restaurant Week, Murderous Teen, Back-to-School Debate

Family finds body, business owner threatened over flag, roller coaster ride gets stuck, first homicide in city and other Maryland stories.
Movie Night at Aspen Hill Library

Movie Night at Aspen Hill Library

What movie will be playing at the Aspen Hill Library on Aug. 25? Find details here.
Save the Date: Gaithersburg's 76th Annual Labor Day Parade

Save the Date: Gaithersburg's 76th Annual Labor Day Parade

Get ready for one of the city’s oldest traditions as it travels through Olde Towne Gaithersburg.
Roundup of SHARK WEEK's Kickoff in Silver Spring

Roundup of SHARK WEEK's Kickoff in Silver Spring

See photos from Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK kick-off event in Silver Spring Friday.
GOOD NEWS! Oprah Loves Baltimore, Top Students, Whole Foods Opening, Restaurant Week 2014, and National Night Out Pics

GOOD NEWS! Oprah Loves Baltimore, Top Students, Whole Foods Opening, Restaurant Week 2014, and National Night Out Pics

Plus, business openings, a new art exhibit, volunteer options, fire departments honored and fighting cancer were top MD good news stories.
Boy Drowns on Birthday; Curfew Change; Car Show Features Cats

Boy Drowns on Birthday; Curfew Change; Car Show Features Cats

Prince George's names pink ambulance, Whole Foods makes video about Columbia and other stories from Maryland Patches.
Another Snowpocalypse of a Winter in Store for Maryland?

Another Snowpocalypse of a Winter in Store for Maryland?

Well-above average temperatures are expected this winter, along with even more snow than a year ago, says one forecaster.