Top 5 Stories: Leopold Trial, Murder and Growlers

Here's a quick look back at the biggest headlines of the week in Annapolis.

1—Police Arrest 2 Men in Connection with Fatal Shooting
Detectives arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting in Annapolis less than 24 hours after officers discovered the victim in the Bywater community.

2—Leopold Misconduct Trial
Did you miss some of the day-to-day coverage in the misconduct trial of Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold? You can get caught up at Patch's topic page for the trial by clicking the link above. Leopold was charged with four counts of misconduct in office and one count of fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary in March 2012.

3—Legislators Move to Create Elections for County School Board
Members of Anne Arundel County's Statehouse delegation are trying to convert the county School Board from an appointed position to an elected one. A similar bill failed to pass during the 2012 legislative session.

Refillable containers called growlers could be sold and filled with beer in Annapolis bars and liquor stores starting July 1 thanks to a series of bills introduced in the statehouse. Maryland law currently restricts the sale of draft beers in growlers to breweries.

5—Thief Breaks into Car Parked at Rockfish
Someone stole $440 worth of clothing from a car in the parking lot of Rockfish Restaurant on Monday night, according to Annapolis police. The restaurant was recently called out for parking lot problems by a neighbor during a hearing about whether to permit rooftop dining.


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