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Car vs. Townhouse (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County fire rescue crews are on the scene of a car vs. a townhouse on Ridgeline Drive near Clubhouse Road in Montgomery Village. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that there are several injuries. He said two people in the car were injured in the crash. A person […]

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Fire Destroys Kensington Playground

Someone set fire to a playground in Kensington Monday night and fire officials are searching for the person responsible. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer tweeted Monday night about 11 p.m. that a playground in the 3500 block of Plyers Mills Road in Kensington was on fire. Tuesday, he said via Twitter that […]

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School Resource Officers Update (VIDEO)

The County’s FY 2015 budget included funding for ten new school resource officers. The increase means that all 25 county high schools now have SROs on staff. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Distracted Drivers Targeted at Gas Stations (VIDEO)

Simulated gas station theft

Montgomery County Police have been investigating a series of 14 auto property thefts that have happened at area gas stations over the past two months. Police are urging drivers to lock their cars, even when they are pumping gas Related:

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State Trooper Struck by Vehicle Overnight in Montgomery County

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A Maryland state trooper conducting a traffic stop early this morning in Montgomery County was struck by a passing driver, making him the third trooper in less than a month hit on the side of the road while working in the Washington Metro area. Maryland State Police have identified the trooper as Marcus Holland, who […]

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Police Urge Drivers and Pedestrians to Use Caution (VIDEO)

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Daylight Saving Time ends on Nov. 2 and that means fewer hours of daylight in the evenings. Montgomery County Police Captain Tom Didone talks about the impact on pedestrian safety at this time of the year. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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School Crossing Guard Struck by Car in Silver Spring

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A school crossing guard was hit by a car Wednesday as she was helping children cross the street in front of Galway Elementary School in Silver Spring, according to a release from Montgomery County Police. The guard, Rosetta Parisi, 67 of Silver Spring, was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries where she remains […]

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Fire Rescue Vehicles Collide at Aspen Hill Road and Parkland Drive

An ambulance and a fire engine truck collided at the intersection of Aspen Hill and Parkland Drive as they both rushed to an emergency call before 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, seven people in the fire rescue vehicles were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. […]

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Officials Announce Special Unit to Protect Seniors and Vulnerable Adults

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by State’s Attorney John McCarthy to announce the creation of a “Crimes Against Seniors and Vulnerable Adults” Special Unit in the Office of State’s Attorney today. The unit was created to target such crimes as the financial exploitation by anyone including family members, caretakers, or fiduciaries; physical abuse […]

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Police Shoot and Kill Dog That Was Attacking Woman

UPDATED Montgomery County Police said an officer shot and killed a dog after it attacked a woman at a residence in the 4600 block of Garrett Park Road around 12:10 p.m. on Oct. 16. Police said when officers entered the residence where they heard screams the dog, described as a 40-pound male terrier mix, was actively […]

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