Catch up on the top Maryland headlines across Patch:
Firefighters used pet oxygen masks to revive the singed pup and a second dog found in the embers of a Bowie house fire. A former tenant of the home was later arrested on arson charges. Read more on Bowie Patch.
In August, the boyfriend of a Ravens receptionist had the ring when it fell into the water near the Middle River Yacht Club. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
Stephon Prather is charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder and eleven other charges after police say he shot a Howard County police officer on Route 1 in North Laurel. Read more on Columbia Patch.
A police chase started in Perry Hall and led to a single-vehicle crash in Baltimore, as police helicopters tracked the suspect vehicle. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
Rockville chef Jeff Eng didn’t win the last time he appeared on “Chopped,” but that doesn’t mean he got chopped from the competition altogether—Food Network is offering redemption. Read the story at Rockville Patch.
A weekend dispute ended in a shooting near a neighborhood supermarket, leaving two people wounded. Read the story at Gaithersburg Patch.
The Columbia health nonprofit's new ads feature the slogan, "Happiness doesn't come in a red can. Obesity does.” Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
The most populated voting precinct in Chevy Chase, MD, will not be getting a new polling location for the 2014 election season. More than 4,000 residents of the Friendship Heights polling precinct were registered to vote in 2012. Compare that to 2,425—the average number of registered voters in Chevy Chase precincts. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
The state senator who is also running for Howard County executive said the stormwater legislation puts the burden on business and is unnecessary. Read more on Columbia Patch.
In Montgomery County, there are more than 58,000 residents who were born in Africa, and Ethiopians make up the largest segment of African immigrants in the county. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Celebrity chef and burger expert Bobby Flay opened his 16th Bobby’s Burger Palace on Tuesday, and it’s at the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. Listen to Flay talk about how to make the perfect milkshake on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Police said the 51-year-old Baltimore man suffered a medical emergency after being arrested. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.Del. Dwyer Gets 60 Days for Driving Car, Boat Drunk
Facing sentencing on drunken boating and a plea on drunken driving, the embattled Pasadena delegate was in court Friday.
Prince George's County wants to take your stinky banana peels, fragile egg shells, sticky strawberry hulls and messy coffee grounds and turn them into food for the earth. Read more on Bowie Patch.
Annapolis chef Jose Ayala has partnered with local resident Henry Mejia to bring the taste of Latin foods to Edgewater. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.