Weird News: Wandering Toddlers, An Ax-Wielding Roommate and One Giant Blow Dryer
Patch brings you weird news headlines from around Maryland.
Teachers at a Bethesda daycare center have been fired for apparently allowing a 2-year-old boy and three other toddlers to wander off unattended, ABC7 reports. Parent Wendy Rhein said when she arrived to pick up her son just before 5 p.m., Oct. 15, at the Bethesda Lynbrook Children's Center, the boy had wandered into the neighborhood with three of his classmates before being rescued by a Good Samaritan. "I am physically ill when I think about what could have happened to these kids," she said.
Swinging an ax in a threatening manner during an argument with a roommate has resulted in the arrest of a Dundalk man.
The scandal involved former agent Arthur Huntington of Severna Park and exposed several other agents and military members.
A fox displaying signs of rabies attacked two Bowie residents in separate incidents, according to Bowie Animal Control Officer Mike Morreale. In one case, the fox came into a backyard and the family began to run. A boy fell and the fox began biting and scratching his hand, but the boy’s brother kicked the fox, scaring it away.
Need a blow dry? A new salon in Bethesda will be hard to miss. There's a 13-foot-tall yellow blow dryer marking the spot. And, it works.
Howard County Police are looking for a man who they say installed hidden cameras in the women's home.
Montgomery Parks has a message for visitors to Rockville’s Lake Needwood: Don’t drink the water. (And don’t let your dog drink it either.) The message, posted on the parks department’s website warns that an algae bloom has produced a toxic substance detected in the lake’s water.
Edgemere brothers Scott and David Wendler have outdone themselves with the construction of a huge Pez dispenser as Halloween approaches.
Levasseur, a member of the Howard County Striders, was hoping to claim a Guinness World Record in the process—for fastest marathon run in flip flops, according to an article in Runners World.