Tesla Motors Opens 1st Maryland Gallery in Bethesda
Tesla Motors just opened its first Maryland gallery at the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. The Tesla gallery is a place to learn about the company’s new all-battery-run Model S sedan without being pressured into buying anything. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Report: Anne Arundel PD 'Impressive' Despite Recent Scandal
The task force found the biggest problems within the department came from leaders who are now gone. Read more on Anne Arundel Patch.
North Baltimore Shooting Linked to Robbery Spree
The shooting of a 36-year-old man in Roland Park happened during a robbery, and police believe it’s part of a larger crime spree in North Baltimore. Read more on North Baltimore Patch.
Key Bridge Service Road to Close for 2 Weeks
Maryland Transportation Authority crews will make improvements to the road as part of a $1.6 million preservation project, according to a statement from the department. Read more on Dundalk Patch.
Woman Gunned Down in Front of Home
Police say Victoria Vernetta Glover, 28, was shot to death in front of her home in the 1300 block of Dalton Road about 8:45 a.m. She was found lying on the sidewalk, police said. Read more on Parkville-Overlea Patch.
Dundalk Man Charged in Sex Abuse of Young Schoolchildren
A Dundalk man has been charged with 14 counts of sex abuse of a minor while he was an elementary school music teacher for Montgomery County Public Schools. Police say some victims were as young as kindergarten-age. Read more on Dundalk Patch.
Timonium Resident Among 5 Performers Killed in Texas Crash
Timonium resident Amanda Starz was identified as one of the five members of a popular summer musical production who were killed on Aug. 12 in a crash with an 18-wheeler in Amarillo, TX, an official told the Associated Press. Read more on Timonium Patch.
Open Thread: Is This Mural Anti-Semitic?
In an article in The Baltimore Sun about the group Wall Hunters, who paint murals on vacant homes in the city as a way to draw attention to absentee property owners, allegations were made that a North Baltimore mural was anti-Semitic. Read more on North Baltimore Patch.
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