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September 29, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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UPDATED: Loss of Engine Power Could Be Cause of Plane Crash in Laytonsville (VIDEO)

UPDATED 9.29.16 Montgomery County Police Department has identified 78-year-old William Hughes of Gaithersburg as the person killed in plane crash. ORIGINAL POST 9.28.16 Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are back on the scene investigating a small plane crash that killed one person in a field off Laytonsville Road on Tuesday evening. “A preliminary investigation suggests […]

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September 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Flags Ordered to Half Staff (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama has ordered the American flag to half staff until sunset on Sept. 30, in respect of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who passed away this week. As matter of protocol, the Maryland flag has been lowered to half staff as well because no flag may be flown higher than the flag of the […]

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September 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective late Wednesday night thru Friday morning. According to the NWS, widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected and the potential exists for flash flooding of small streams, creeks and urban areas. FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MoCo beginning 6 […]

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September 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Turn Around, Don’t Drown: Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County effective until 11 a.m. today. According to the National Weather Service, up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Some of the locations expected to experience flooding include Bethesda, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Olney and Rockville. Montgomery County fire and rescue officials […]

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September 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy Day: The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning from now thru 11 a.m. for Montgomery County. A flash flood watch continues thru Friday morning as well. 2. Underage Drinking: A Town Hall meeting is scheduled tonight at Walter Johnson High School […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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New Motor Vehicle Laws, Including Noah’s Law, Take Effect on Oct. 1

A number of motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during the 2016 session go into effect on Saturday, October 1. The list of new laws impacting Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law, which was signed into law by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Drivers Urged to Use Caution on Wet Roads

State highway officials are advising Maryland drivers to take it easy when driving in the rain this week. “Drivers need to be extremely cautious during heavy rains. From reduced visibility, potential hydroplaning, and flooded roadways, driving conditions will not be ideal and we all need to adjust for safety,” said SHA Administrator Gregory Johnson. “Do […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Locate Missing Bethesda Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED Police have safely located Norberto Goldberg. Update:Located – Norberto Goldberg has been located safe and unharmed in Washington DC. The Silver Alert has been canceled. TY for sharing pic.twitter.com/OtvHgGHibN — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) September 28, 2016 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Bethesda […]

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September 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

KATHY SZELIGA CAMPAIGNS FOR SENATE IN MOCO Republican Kathy Szeliga is running for a U.S. Senate seat, and during a recent stop in Montgomery County she said her “campaign is going very well.” “We are working tirelessly across the state,” she said. “Everybody agrees Washington is broken. It is time to change things in Washington.” […]

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September 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) are hosting a Board of Education candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School. 2. A public meeting on the […]

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