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Mailboxes Explode, Car vs. Railing, 'Crab Feast': Weird Maryland News

Sometimes you just have to stop and stare at all the weirdness.

A car got stuck on the jersey barrier in Ellicott City on Main Street. Credit: Andrew Metcalf.
A car got stuck on the jersey barrier in Ellicott City on Main Street. Credit: Andrew Metcalf.
By Danna Walker

We collected these headlines all week just for you:

Car Climbs Barrier On Main Street Bridge - Caught on Camera
It was quite a site in the middle of Ellicott City. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.

Police Say Cecil County Drug Dealer Targeted as Victim
Five people were charged with murder this week in what police said was an attempt to hold up a drug dealer. Read more on Aberdeen Patch.

BOOM: 4 Teens Charged in Mailbox Explosions
Four Davidsonville teens are facing various drug and other charges related to manufacturing a destructive device used to blow up two mailboxes in separate incidents. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.

Flesh-Eating Sea Creature Caught on Videotape
OK, it was a river and the flesh was chicken, but it’s still an awesome video. See more on Annapolis Patch.

Really? UMD, Towson Ranked Among Ugliest Campuses
Um, many of us would beg to differ. Read more on College Park Patch.

Guess-the-Opening-Date Contest Launched for Silver Spring Transit Center
Some folks are so tired of waiting for the Silver Spring Transit Center to open that they’ve organized a contest inviting contestants to guess when the center finally will open. There’s even dinner for two as a prize...but it can’t be claimed until the center actually opens. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.

Can Columbia Mall Get Any Bigger? Yes, It Can
Would you believe two restaurants and seven retailers are setting up shop? Read more on Columbia Patch.

Chick-Fil-A: 225 Lined Up In Eldersburg For Free Chicken
Humans line up for chicken, some for more than 24 hours and toting lawn chairs- the humans, that is. Read more on Eldersburg Patch.

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