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WEIRD NEWS: Stolen Cookies, Lawn Ornaments; 'Gangnam Style' Spoof

Patch brings you weird news headlines from around Maryland.

Naval Academy Goes Gangnam Style
Midshipmen from the Naval Academy's 22nd Company created their own video to go with the popular South Korean pop song "Gangnam Style."

Lawn Ornament Thefts Continue in Brooklyn Park
Stolen lawn ornaments keep turning up in Brooklyn Park’s Arundel Village neighborhood. A stash was found in the yard of a man who died.

24 Pounds of Cookies Stolen
The Great Cookie, a Towson Town Center store, was burglarized Tuesday. 

Burglar Leaves Beer in Vacant Essex Home
Police say a burglar took nothing from an Essex home last week, but left something unusual behind. 

Bowie Woman Run Over by Own Car
A woman was killed when her own car backed over her in the parking lot of a church on Sunday afternoon, according to Bowie police.

Snowball Stand Break-in and More: Crime Roundup
Less than a week before summer's end, Alex's Snowball and Ice Cream Stand in Woodbine was broken into, according to Howard County police.

Anonymous September 23, 2012 at 02:14 PM
I have to say that including an elderly woman who was run over by her own car in a list of "Weird News" seems very insensitive. I get the stolen cookies and other things, but a tragic death?
Anne Pringle September 23, 2012 at 02:35 PM
I have to agree. As I was reading down the list I was shocked that there was a death reported in this category. I'm sure her family and friends would not approve. Every life has value and should be treated as such. Poor choice of where to include this story.
susanalee September 24, 2012 at 01:14 AM
Youtube has completely removed Gangnam Style Music Video from it’s All Time Most Liked Chart without any explanation. Let’s sign a petition to bring Gangnam Style MV back in the Youtube Chart again! http://WhatHappenedToGangnamStyle.com/
Susan Kim September 24, 2012 at 01:22 PM
Agreed with Anonymous & Anne. Not cool.
Mr.Miagi September 24, 2012 at 04:43 PM
I guess that old lady didn't pray hard enough in church that day.

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