Pretty Pockets: Gifts Inspired by Breast Cancer Patient to Help Others
After Maryanne Arthur underwent a bilateral mastectomy she invented Pretty Pockets—a discreet and spirited way to secure post-surgical drains. Her own family got involved in making them, and now the pockets are donated to St. Joseph Medical Center and cancer patients everywhere. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
Ravens' Ray Rice Surprises Bel Air High Students
Students at Bel Air High School got quite the surprise at an assembly on Tuesday when Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice walked into the gym. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
'Because the Driver Didn't Want to Wait 15 Seconds, My Kids Don’t Have a Mother’
Local residents remember deceased cyclist Trish Cunningham, who was killed in August while riding her bike in Edgewater. Read more on Edgewater Patch.
Local Wine Distributor Moves to Baltimore, Takes 500 Jobs
Reliable Churchill, a distribution company based on the edge of Anne Arundel, is moving its headquarters to White Marsh in Baltimore County. Read more on Annapolis Patch.
Two Former Navy Football Players Face Court-Martial for Sexual Assault
Two of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players will face a court-martial on charges of raping a female midshipman at an off-campus party. Read more on Annapolis Patch
Campers Brave Cool Temps, Rain for Year's Worth of Free Chicken
Libby and Jake Knupp are both retired, in their 70s, and currently residing in St. Petersburg, FL. But on Wednesday they were bundled up in coats sitting beside a tent at Chick-fil-A in Severna Park. And they have done that same thing 103 times before, all over the country. Read more on Severna Park Patch.
Perry Hall Teen to Run 5K Months After Paralyzing Stroke
After a spinal stroke left him paralyzed in April, doctors told Dimitri Farantos he had a 10 percent chance of ever walking again. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
15 Carbon Monoxide Victims Rescued from Bethesda Apartment Building
While the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad held its annual open house, crews rescued “numerous unconscious victims” from a building down the street. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Prep for 'Haunted Garden' Temporarily Halted by County
A popular haunted attraction set up for the past few years at a private residence in Silver Spring has been called off temporarily by the county. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Department of Defense Taps Rockville Nonprofit to Restore Military Death Benefit During Shutdown
The Department of Defense has worked out an agreement with The Fisher House Foundation to pay families a $100,000 “death gratuity,” The Department of Defense announced on its website Wednesday. Read the story at Rockville Patch.
Men Honored For Saving Man’s Life After Car Crashed Through Sam’s Club
Sam's Club shoppers Wells Weymouth and John Hunt fashioned makeshift tourniquet for an elderly man whose leg was severed. Read the story at Gaithersburg Patch.