When Joseph Kraft took his 10-year-old daughter to the Orioles game on August 23 at Camden Yards, he expected a fun night out with his family, like he has had hundreds of times before. Instead, he watched a nightmare unfold in front of his eyes, after his daughter was hit in the face with a baseball during batting practice. Read more on Bel Air Patch.Shotguns, Ammo Found in Student Car at Southern High School
Police and school officials say there was no threat of violence on school property in relation to the discovery. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.Edgewater Books Opens With Stories, Smiles
Edgewater's newest retailer hopes to bring a touch of whimsy to the reading experience of local children. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
Dundalk resident James “Reds” Burnham shot and injured his adult daughter, killed his wife and then killed himself early in the morning of Aug. 24. Read more on Dundalk Patch.Baby Injured After Car Crashes into Shady Side Home
Two adults were also injured in the crash, the cause of which is unknown at this time, according to fire officials. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.Cake Courtesan Launches Dessert Boutique
The custom cake shop in Bowie is expanding its dessert offerings. Read more on Bowie Patch.New Deputy Superintendent of Schools Has Deep Bowie Roots
A product of Prince George's County Public Schools, Monique Whittington Davis also spent more than a decade as an educator and administrator in the county. Read more on Bowie Patch.Perry Hall Shooting: Grief, Unity and Justice One Year Later
The first day of the 2012-2013 school year at Perry Hall High School displayed some of the worst realities a society can face, but it also highlighted the courage and capacity for love within the Perry Hall community. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.Seven Laurel Teens Charged in Stomping Assault Over iPhone, Cash
The teens were charged in an attack on a 16-year-old boy whose jaw was broken, said police. Read more on Columbia Patch.
Authorities claim the bounty hunters who tracked a man to the parking lot of Quince Orchard High School in March were posing as federal agents and weren’t licensed to be bounty hunters. See the story at Gaithersburg Patch.
A portion of Metro’s Red Line service was shut down Friday morning due to an overnight derailment. See the story at Gaithersburg Patch.
Prosecutors: The lead conspirator involved his son in the armed robbery outside Navy Federal Credit Union last year. See story at Rockville Patch.
Water infiltration in the Metrorail tunnel between the Dupont Circle and Grosvenor Metro stations (in Washington, DC, and Montgomery County, MD, respectively) is not a safety issue, a Metro spokesperson has said. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Daquan Lee Tyler, 20, stashed the gun—found by police a month and a half after the robbery—in an usual hiding place. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
A Baltimore County police officer was fatally injured Wednesday morning in an exchange of gunfire while serving a warrant in a Catonsville home in connection with a nearby shooting earlier in the month. Read more on Catonsville Patch.
Police officers, friends and family members honored Officer Jason Schneider, 36, at a monument for Baltimore County police officers who were killed in the line of duty. See photos on Catonsville Patch.Parking Situation Brightens on Ellicott City’s Historic Main Street
The changes make over 70 percent of the parking spots around Main Street free and the lower lot damaged by the train derailment reopens.