A week of top Maryland news:
The suspect drew a knife and attempted to slash the boy, but cut only his pants, police said.Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
Another part of the former theme park site in Ellicott City is being developed. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
Edgewater resident, John Charles Villiers-Farrow, brother of actress Mia Farrow, pleaded to two counts of sexual abuse of a minor. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
Kevin Maxwell was named PGCPS CEO in June after a nearly year-long search. He spent six years at the superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools before coming back to PGCPS, where he began his education career in 1978. Read more on Bowie Patch.
Bowie police say a 10-year-old child, who was home alone, witnessed two teenage boys breaking into his home on Quoting Poet Court and stealing two bags of shoes.Read more on Bowie Patch.
Last year 20 million gallons of wastewater flowed into the Little Patuxent River after a power outage at the county's wastewater plant. Read more on Columbia Patch.
Local sculptor Barton Rubenstein—whose large-scale metal sculptures can be seen around the DC area—was part of the committee that helped design the new U.S. $100 bill. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
The Maryland Scholastic Hockey League’s rules are forcing a club co-op team to split up. The players just want to play ice hockey together, as a team, like they’ve been training to do. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Maryland Transit Administration officials say a public-private partnership (also known as a “P3”) is the best way to get the Purple Line built. Read why on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Vicente Lopez-Calixto of Dundalk was charged with failure to obey the “move over” law and failure to control the speed of his car to avoid a collision after striking a stopped Maryland State Police car on the Baltimore Beltway near MD Route 702. Read more on Dundalk Patch.
The lingerie store will be the first to open at The Mall in Columbia's 70,000 square-foot new expansion. Read more on Columbia Patch.
After a six-month review of bids—and a year-long divisive debate in the Dundalk community— Vanguard Commercial Development LLC was announced as the bidder selected to buy the North Point Government Center property. Read more on Dundalk Patch.
After Baltimore County officials announced the selection of Vanguard Commercial Development as the chosen buyer of the North Point Government Center property, some residents quickly let it be known they oppose the decision, while others embraced the new possibilities for the land.Read more on Dundalk Patch.
Rodney Hubert of Parkville was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of child sex trafficking after he allegedly forced a 16-year-old girl into prostitution. Read more on Parkville-Overlea Patch.
The Knights won the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region XX tournament, which earned them a trip to the national tourney later this month in Texas. Read more on Parkville-Overlea Patch.
The man ran from police into traffic, after officers discovered several rifles in his vehicle. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
A Maryland state trooper was sent to Shock Trauma after his vehicle was struck on the scene of another crash. Read more on Essex-Middle River Patch.
Woman claimed she hired a man to “beat up” her husband. Read the story at Gaithersburg Patch.