Deer Killed in Apparent Encounter with Cheetahs at National Zoo
A white-tailed deer roaming near an urban environment apparently crossed paths with two cheetahs at the National Zoo and nature took its course. Read more on Bethesda Patch.
A 23-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department has pleaded guilty to charges that he secretly taped his stepdaughter for nine months. Read more on Bowie Patch.
Metro warns of the dangers of riding on a moving staircase while unable to stand up straight due to over-indulgence in alcohol. See more on Silver Spring Patch.
The 800-pound door at an Apple Store fell on a passerby. Read more on Bethesda Patch.
A man used the ruse of a hug to stab another man in the stomach, police said. Read more on Annapolis Patch.
A man told the robber he didn’t have a cellphone and then it started ringing. Read more on Bowie Patch.
A pair of sisters from Odenton and Severn has launched an online business, Dog Italia, featuring Italian-themed doggy treats and other products designed to pamper your pets. There are dog-friendly cannoli and even tiny biscotti. Read more on Odenton Patch.
A 2-year-old black bear was spotted roaming neighborhoods in the Gaithersburg area. Sightings began on Saturday, June 15, and continued through Thursday, June 20. One Gaithersburg resident caught video of the bear eating on his deck.
A criminal didn’t succeed in getting into a home but apparently got his shoes into a bucket of paint. Read more at Pikesville Patch.
After smashing a glass door and stealing a cash register, a burglar asked a nearby shop owner for an adhesive bandage.Read more on Montgomery Village Patch.
More than a dozen campers from Camp Wo-Me-To in Harford County were decontaminated and six taken to a local hospital for treatment after deer repellent and fart spray caused them physical irritation. Read more on Fallston Patch.
Bethesda-based company Honest Tea recently conducted a fun “Honesty Study” to determine how honest people are in different parts of the country. On one of the days of the study, the company’s founder’s bike was stolen from the Bethesda Metro station. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
The Baltimore Humane Society will bury the remains of dogs kept in a home by a woman convicted of animal cruelty for “pet hoarding.” Read more on Owings Mills-Reisterstown Patch.
The cause of the fire was unknown. Read more on Hyattsville Patch.
Students in Anne Arundel County schools Bridge Program participated in a melon-launching competition. Read more onGlen Burnie Patch.
The late actor James Gandolfini would no doubt appreciate having his Baltimore legacy be in the form of a sandwich. This isn’t just any piece of meat between two slices of bread. Read more onNorth Baltimore Patch.
It happens more often than you think, like it did in Perry Hall. Check out the photos and read more on Perry Hall Patch.
Bowie Baysox fans attempted to break the cowbell clanging world record. Read more on Bowie Patch.
The expert at Perry Hall's Bill's Seafood and Catering shows us the proper way to pick and clean Maryland crabs. Watch the video for a tutorial presented by Brianna Hacke, of Bill's Seafood, so you can learn how to truly embrace Maryland’s roots. Read more onPerry Hall Patch.
The Baltimore County Council approves an expansion of a residential permit parking area in hopes of cutting down on unruly behavior and vandalism some say is caused by students. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
A morning metro ride may have been unique for several commuters, when a woman gave birth on a Metro platform. Read more on Bowie Patch.
An A-10 Warthog jet operating out of the Warfield Air National Guard Base in Middle River has reportedly been grounded after accidentally dropping a practice bomb on an Eastern Shore tavern's parking lot. No one was injured. Read more on Essex Patch.
It was quite a site in the middle of Ellicott City. Read more onEllicott City Patch.
Ok, it was a river and the flesh was chicken, but it’s still an awesome video. See more on Annapolis Patch.
Police reported that a 150-pound watermelon was taken from a Northern Harford County garden. The sheriff’s office said the watermelon is valued at $1,500. Read more on Bel Air Patch.Del. Dwyer Gets 60 Days for Driving Car, Boat Drunk
The embattled Pasadena delegate was in trouble again. Read more on Anne Arundel Patch.
A Carroll County woman was injured when a cow pinned her against a car. Read more on Westminster Patch.
Just as a mass movement of stink bugs into homes begins, scientists working on controlling the pests were furloughed. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
A school contract forbids students from dancing with "buttocks touching a partner or in the air." Read more on Annapolis Patch.Recipe Ruined? Berger Cookies Could Disappear with Proposed Ban on Transfat
"It doesn’t taste right," Berger Cookies' owner says of recipes the company has tried recently without trans fat as an ingredient. Read more on Towson Patch.Runner Knocked Out by 'Flying' Deer: 'Im Surprised I Made it Out Alive'
Krystine Rivera was jogging on a path near the Dulles Greenway when an SUV driven by a 71-year-old woman struck a deer and sent it flying — right on top of Rivera, according to an account of the incident in The Washington Post. Read more on Rockville Patch.
New York Mag writer describes city as "one of the dreariest American landscapes..." Read more on Columbia Patch.
Harford County received an anonymous complaint about the locally iconic bird atop a Joppa restaurant. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
The man known for his green campaign signs in Howard County said the incident destroyed his career. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
A 17-year-old girl was attacked at Victoria's Secret in Annapolis while shopping on Black Friday, police said. Read more onAnnapolis Patch.
Two would-be thieves ran from the scene of the crime in Parkville recently when they discovered their targeted victim didn't have anything worth stealing. Read more on Parkville Patch.