Maryland Weird News: Melon-slinging, Rolls Royce Partying, Sandwich to Die For

Is Maryland really this weird? Afraid so.

Photo Credit: Tom McGhan.
Photo Credit: Tom McGhan.

Tony Soprano Would Approve

The late actor James Gandolfini would no doubt appreciate having his Baltimore legacy be in the form of a sandwich. This isn’t just any piece of meat between two slices of bread. Read more on North Baltimore Patch.

"PARTY" Rolls Royce Spotted on 29

The high-end luxury vehicle that costs as much as a house sported a unique license plate. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.

Police: Woman Stole Wallet off Back of Wheelchair

Police say a woman stole a wallet from a backpack on the back of another woman’s wheelchair, then made $3,000 worth of purchases with credit cards from the wallet. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.

Spaghetti Bridges Served as Final Exam for High School Engineering Program at Hopkins

Students from Montgomery County, Northern Virginia, Kansas, New York and Washington, DC, are building spaghetti bridges as the final project for the school's summer Engineering Innovation Program. Check out the video on Gaithersburg Patch.

WikiLeaks “Top Secret” Mobile Collection Unit Stationed in Columbia

The truck is emblazoned with "WikiLeaks TOP SECRET." Read more on Columbia Patch.

Are You Surprised at How Many Vehicles Crash Into Homes?

It happens more often than you think, like a few days ago in Perry Hall. Check out the photos and read more on Perry Hall Patch.

Out for Blood

If you think your job is draining, read about a Patch editor who can type and give blood at the same time. Read more on Perry Hall Patch.

Freight Bike

Want to haul your stuff but be green about it? How about a bicycle that acts like a U-Haul? Read more on Pikesville Patch.

Bamboo Bombards Route 1 in University Park

Running bamboo blocks part of the sidewalk on Route 1 in University Park. Watch as a Patch editor tries to make her way through the brush. Read more on Riverdale Park-University Park Patch.

Report: Darnestown Man Sues County Officials Over 2011 Fire

A man living on the border of Darnestown and Gaithersburg has sued the Montgomery County Executive and two fire and rescue officials over information about a 2011 fire that damaged his and his neighbor’s property. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch.

Dropped Wallet Led Police to Robbery Suspects

A driver's license, a social security card and receipts put suspects at the scene of the crime, police said. Read more on Hyattsville Patch.

STEM Students Sling Melons in Glen Burnie

Students in Anne Arundel County's public schools' Bridge Program participated in a melon-launching competition on Thursday. Read more on Read more on Glen Burnie Patch.


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