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Police Surround Home in Gaithersburg After Man Threatens Violence

Montgomery County Police are on the scene of a home in Gaithersburg where they say a man has barricaded himself inside. Capt. Paul Starks told MyMCedia police got a call about 7:15 p.m. from a woman who said a man with whom she has a relationship with threatened serious bodily harm to her and her […]

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Local Youth and MoCo Police On Target for Day of Shopping (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police partnered with Target at their store in Rockville Saturday for a Heroes & Helpers shopping event benefitting in-need youth to help buy holiday gifts for their families. This is the third year MCP and Target have teamed up to help build strong community relations. The Heroes & Helpers program helps to foster […]

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Pool House Fire Causes $100,000 Damage (PHOTOS)

An electrical failure is blamed for a pool house fire that occurred in the 13100 block of Jasmine Hill Terrace overnight, according to a fire department official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters arrived at around 3:45 a.m. to heavy fire conditions at the pool house, which was located at the rear […]

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County Officials Launch Pedestrian Safety Campaign in Parking Lots and Shopping Centers (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are reminding residents to look out for each other when out and about this holiday season. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Respect the Space reminders: Drivers are reminded that it is illegal to park a vehicle without disability tags or license in a designated disability parking space. The fine is $250. The individual […]

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Rockville House Fire Displaces Eight Residents, Firefighters Rescue Family Dog (PHOTOS)

A house fire at 1001 Paul Drive in Rockville displaced eight people, four adults and four children, and caused $125,000 in damage on Friday night. It happened around 6 p.m. on Dec. 19. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a working smoke alarm alerted three occupants to the fire and they escaped safely. […]

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Leggett Calls for Review of the County’s Airpark Operations (VIDEO)

Residents are questioning the safety of the Montgomery County Airpark after a plane crashed into a neighborhood nearby killing six people on Dec. 8.   Related:

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Hoggle Search Fund Out of Money

A fund set up to help in the search for the missing Hoggle children has run out of money and the family is asking the community to replenish it. The amount originally in the  account was about $30,000, according to the Hoggle family. The goal now is to raise another $10,000. The money was used to help print […]

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Silver Spring Woman (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Silver Spring woman. According to police, Claire Duffy, age 48, of the 1200 block of East-West Highway in Silver Spring, was last seen in the area of Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park on December 16. Duffy is described by police as […]

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Sentencing Postponed in Westfield Mall Road Rage Case

A Potomac man found guilty of a road rage incident that escalated into a double stabbing outside the Westfield Montgomery Mall last year will be sentenced for his crime in January. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Cheryl McCally agreed to delay sentencing in the case against David Benjamin Goldberg scheduled for Thursday. It is now […]

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Gas Leak Closes Roadways and Forces Evacuations of Some Homes in Silver Spring

UPDATED Montgomery County police and firefighters were called to the scene of a gas leak on Thayer Avenue between Nolte Avenue and Houston Street in Silver Spring on Dec. 18. According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, a dozen homes were evacuated in the vicinity of the incident before the leak was […]

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