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Fund for Hoggle Search Growing Slowly

The Victims’ Rights Foundation fund to help find the missing Hoggle toddlers has reached $1,535. The foundation launched the fund with $1,000, according to Gregory Wims, founder of the nonprofit. The money is slated to reward those who help with information on the whereabouts of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, missing since early September. Donations can […]

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Pepco Puts Crews on Standby for Winter Weather Event

Pepco is monitoring the winter weather system that is forecast for Maryland today and says crews are ready to respond to potential outages. Heavy snow, wet snow and ice and wind can bring trees limbs into contact with power lines to cause power outages. Outages can also occur due to drivers skidding into poles along […]

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Don’t Let Your Thanksgiving Dinner Go Up in Smoke (VIDEO)

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are three times the number of cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year and the majority of these fires are preventable. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us it is important to create […]

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Wednesday’s Thanksgiving Travel Predicted to Make Tracks

If you are headed over the hills or through the woods this Thanksgiving season take care to have snow tires. Weather forecasters predict most will see at least a little snow on Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year. According to WeatherBug, Montgomery County will see rain and snow in the morning […]

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WSSC Reminds Customers to Ask Workers for Identification

WSSC is reminding its customers and the general public to practice safety and ask utility workers for identification. The utility company wants customers to know there are individuals who will pose as workers to gain access to homes and property for criminal activity. WSSC workers will notify customers by letter or door hanger and posts […]

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Gatihersburg Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years in Prison

A Gaithersburg man, who is behind four armed robberies in Mt. Airy, Gaithersburg, Hagerstown and Damascus, was sentenced on Nov. 24 to 125 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release. According to a press release, Lamont Bonds, 26, robbed Chipotle restaurants with the help of his girlfriend Marvel Alegria, 24, of Gaithersburg. U.S. […]

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Warning about Court Scams

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The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that are going on in the state. The most recent reports have been about a telephone jury duty fraud operating in Allegany and Howard County, but other courts have reported issues in recent months, as well. Here are some tips from the Maryland Judiciary: […]

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. According to the advisory, two to five inches of snow are predicted for Wednesday, Nov. 26. A winter weather advisory is issued when frozen precipitation is expected to impact road conditions. Travel may become hazardous, use caution.

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Five Arrested in Armed Robbery of Gaithersburg Business

Police arrested two men in connection to the Aug. 14 armed robbery of Sweeney Building Services in Gaithersburg and four others are being charged with the Nov. 6 shooting and attempted armed robbery at the same business. On August 14 at about 10:05 a.m., police responded to the Sweeney Building Services at 18931 Premier Court in Gaithersburg for the […]

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Give A Space Heater Space (VIDEO)

The weather is getting colder again and some area residents may be using space heaters at work or at home to keep warm. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer says it is important to give space heaters space. Take a look:   Related:

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