The government may have shut down, but the news didn't. Here's a look at the top headlines from the state this week.
Local residents remember deceased cyclist Trish Cunningham, who was killed in August while riding her bike in Edgewater. Read more on Edgewater Patch.
Reliable Churchill, a distribution company based on the edge of Anne Arundel, is moving its headquarters to White Marsh in Baltimore County. Read more on Annapolis Patch.
$189 Million Lottery Winner Claims Prize, Remains Anonymous
The man purchased the Mega Millions ticket at a convenience store in Severn. Read more on Odenton-Severn Patch.
The owners of Pimlico Race Track built the manor on the property in 1936. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
Two of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players will face a court-martial on charges of raping a female midshipman at an off-campus party. Read more on Annapolis Patch
Beth Kaufman looks to lighten the loads and the hearts of women currently battling breast cancer. Read more on Bowie Patch.
After Maryanne Arthur underwent a bilateral mastectomy she invented Pretty Pockets—a discreet and spirited way to secure post-surgical drains. Her own family got involved in making them, and now the pockets are donated to St. Joseph Medical Center and cancer patients everywhere. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
A citizen discovered the body in one of Columbia's man-made lakes on Tuesday afternoon.
After a spinal stroke left him paralyzed in April, doctors told Dimitri Farantos he had a 10 percent chance of ever walking again. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.
While the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad held its annual open house, crews rescued “numerous unconscious victims” from a building down the street. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
A popular haunted attraction set up for the past few years at a private residence in Silver Spring has been called off temporarily by the county. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
The Department of Defense has worked out an agreement with The Fisher House Foundation to pay families a $100,000 “death gratuity,” The Department of Defense announced on its website Wednesday. Read the story at Rockville Patch.