Car crashes, crab news, crime and more. Kick off fall with the top-read stories from Maryland.
Former chief of inspection services claims “intolerable work conditions” forced him into early medical retirement. Read more at Rockville Patch.
A woman was transported to Shock Trauma after being injured in the crash that sent a truck about 15 feet into the air Thursday morning in Howard County. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
Baltimore City police officer and Bel Air resident Gene Cassidy survived gunshot wounds in the line of duty and later a liver transplant -- events he says make him thankful to be alive. He says he feels lucky, too. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
Andre Antonio Henry—who burgled offices in Bethesda, Silver Spring and Rockville—was sentenced to 18 years in prison. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
A construction worker died after being pinned between an excavator and a house. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Police said the officer's vehicle was struck from behind during a traffic stop on Interstate 70. Read more on Columbia Patch,
Four individuals reported being robbed near the theaters at the Mall in Columbia over the weekend. One group said the suspects jumped out of the woods to steal an iPhone.Crab Eat Crab World Hurts 2013 Harvest
Crab cannibalism leads hurts 2013 harvest in Maryland and Virginia. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.What's it Like to Be a Cyclist on the Road in Maryland?
Why don't cyclists just use bike trails? Why do they bike in the roadway? And other questions answered. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.Fire Department Investigates Arson in Edgewater
Fire officials believe the fire was intentionally set in a targeted attack and are currently looking for suspects. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.