Top Headlines in Anne Arundel: New Acting Chief, Burglaries, and Commencements

A look at the top headlines of the week in Anne Arundel County

Davis Named Acting Police Chief for Second Time in a Year

Maj. Pamela Davis is serving as police chief as Anne Arundel County looks into a long-term replacement.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department awarded several department employees at a ceremony in Glen Burnie on Tuesday night.

Oakwood Elementary Parent Wins Volunteer of the Year

Allison Pickard, PTA president at Oakwood Elementary School, won the Volunteer of the Year Award from Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

The Glen Burnie softball team will face Sherwood High School in the State Finals on Saturday, at the University of Maryland.

Broadneck High Girls Lacrosse Seize State Title

The team blew out Sherwood 21-5 on Wednesday. 

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will serve as the keynote speaker at the college's 51st commencement ceremony.

Watch the Final Moments of the Plebes' Herndon Climb

It took about 90 minutes for a cap to be placed atop the monument, with lots of sweat, lard and even blood spent along the way.

Annapolis High Student-Teacher Dies in Wisconsin Car Wreck

Hannah LeBlanc helped teach at the school since since August as she pursued her degree at the University of Maryland.

There were at least three burglaries in Severn and the Harmans community of Hanover over the weekend. 

A Dream Fulfilled for "Ms. G"

Glenda Gathers has been working for years to get a community center built in Severn. Her dream may finally be coming true.

Crofton Woman Dies in Fire

Patricia Hart, 52, died after being pulled from the second floor of her home on Foxdale Court. Fire officials said there were no working smoke detectors in the home.

Edgewater Community Rallies to Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

A former employee of Stan and Joe's Saloon in Edgewater now lives near Moore, OK. The saloon and other residents have been collecting donations for those affected by the deadly tornado. 

Kalas Funeral Home Hosts Annual Memorial Day Salute

The funeral home will honor the 14 county residents killed in action since the 9/11 attacks, along with all veterans. 

Local Woman to Open Sofi’s Crepes This Summer

A young Severna Park woman who worked at the Annapolis location saved up enough money to buy her own franchise. 


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