17 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Government Worker During the Shutdown
“My mom asked, ‘Will this shutdown affect you?’ Yeah Mom.”
'I Am Ashamed of Our Country:' Maryland Communities React to Shutdown
Families facing lost income from the federal income shutdown said they could have trouble paying mortgages and other bills.
Marijuana Growing Operation Found Inside Howard County Day Care
Police said the Howard County home was actively being used as a child care center while a marijuana growing and distribution operation took place.
Cell Phones: Hot Commodity for Thieves in Sometimes Violent Attacks
A teen was recently hospitalized with a fractured jaw suffered in a cell phone robbery.
Man Shot to Death by Harford County Sheriff’s Deputy
Police said the Havre de Grace man barricaded himself in a room and “pointed an object at officers.” Read more on Havre de Grace Patch.
Man Convicted of Double Shooting at Ellicott City Nail Salon
The Laurel man critically injured two people in the shooting, then eluded police for eight months before being convicted this week.
More Than 10,000 APG Employees Furloughed in Government Shutdown
Two-thirds of Aberdeen Proving Ground personnel were furloughed this week, and many services at the Harford County military base were reduced. Read more on Aberdeen Patch.
Ravens' Haloti Ngata Stops By Hickory Elementary
Fifth-graders at Hickory Elementary in Bel Air got a jaw-dropping surprise on Tuesday when Baltimore Ravens defensive tackleHaloti Ngata walked into the school. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
Chevy Chase Fountain Silenced During Shutdown
The stately fountain that sits on the border of Washington, DC, and Chevy Chase, MD, was turned off for the shutdown, because it sits on National Park Service property, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch reported.
Police Charge 3 Teens in County Club Burglary Bender
Three Montgomery County teens were charged for burglarizing the Bethesda Country Club in August, then were released to their parents or guardians. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Obama in Rockville: 'Companies Like This One Are Worried
President Obama used an appearance at a woman-owned construction company in Rockville to sympathize with small businesses hurt by the government shutdown. Read more atRockville Patch.
North Potomac Resident is One of ‘America’s Hottest Husbands’
Austin Huang, 34, is the only Marylander among the 25 finalists in Redbook magazine’s 2014 America’s Hottest Husbands contest. Read more at Gaithersburg Patch.