Top 5 Stories: Stabbing, Snowden Convicted, Structure Fire
Here's a quick look back at the biggest headlines of the week in Annapolis.
No. 1—Thanksgiving Argument Ends In Stabbing, Police Say
A Thanksgiving argument between siblings ended when a 27-year-old woman stabbed her half-brother in the neck with a "large serving fork," according to Annapolis Police. Shenika Allsup, of Annapolis, was charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.
No. 2—Mayor Supports Snowden Despite Marijuana Conviction
Mayor Josh Cohen supports keeping Carl Snowden as chairman of the Housing Authority for the City of Annapolis despite Snowden's conviction for marijuana possession. A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury unanimously convicted Snowden of misdemeanor possession on Tuesday.
No. 3—Free 2-Hour Holiday Parking Starts Thursday
Annapolitans can park at any downtown parking meter for free from now until Jan. 1. The tradition dates back to late Mayor Alfred Hopkins, who started the free holiday parking in the 1990s.
No. 4—UPDATE: Man Charged With Stealing, Destroying Car
Police charged a 26-year-old Annapolis man in connection with the theft and destruction of his companion's car on Sunday night. He lost control of the 2011 Hyundai Sonata on Westgate Circle near Spa Road around 7 p.m. Police said the car struck a curb, went airborne and landed on the trunk of a Lincoln Town Car pushing the Town Car into another vehicle and causing the Hyundai to flip.
No. 5—Firefighters Battle Blaze Near Board of Ed Building
Firefighters responded to a blaze that fully engulfed a multi-use building near the Board of Education building in Annapolis on Monday morning. The fire caused significant delays along Riva Road during the morning rush hour.