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Drivers’ Test Fail Rate Almost 50 Percent at Montgomery County’s MVAs (VIDEO)

Almost half of all the drivers who took the Maryland drivers’ license roads test in Montgomery County over the past year failed it, according to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. Krista Brick has the story about a change to the test that might reduce that fail rate.   Related:

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Police Locate Missing Montgomery Village Woman

UPDATED Police report that Rita Cummings was located and reunited with her family. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police need your help to find a woman missing from Montgomery Village. Police said Rita Cummings, age 72, is missing from the 18200 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village. She was last seen at approximately 2:30 […]

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Water Safety Day Set For May 29 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Recreation is joining the recreation departments in Gaithersburg and Rockville to host “Water Safety Day,” an event focused on educating the community on staying out of harm this summer. The event kicks off on Friday, May 29, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer Park at 512 S. Frederick […]

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Damascus Mom Thanks Police, Community for Finding Lost Son

A Damascus mom has multiple law enforcement agencies and an entire community to thank for finding her 7-year-old son with Down Syndrome who had wandered from home just as a major thunderstorm was approaching Monday night. Raphael Leon was going to go to the supermarket with his dad Monday evening when his dad went into […]

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Driving School President Disagrees with Decision to Drop Parallel Parking from MVA Test (VIDEO)

The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration officially removed parallel parking as a required test element on the driver’s license test on a statewide basis starting May 19. Here’s what Tom Pecoraro, president of I Drive Smart, has to say about that decision.   Related:

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MVA Drops Parallel Parking from Driver’s License Test

If you listen closely you can almost hear a collective sigh of relief from 16 year olds across the state. The reason – the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration officially removed parallel parking as a required test element on the driver’s license test on a statewide basis starting today. According to Buel Young, spokesperson for the […]

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Police Find Missing Seven-Year-Old Damascus Boy (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Police officers have found Raphael Leon. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing seven-year-old Damascus boy. Police said Raphael Leon of the 25500 block of Butterfield Way in Damascus was last seen running from his home and running down the street at approximately 7:45 p.m. Monday […]

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Police Investigate Burtonsville Man’s Death

Montgomery County Police are waiting for an autopsy report to find out why a Burtonsville man died at the hospital two days after an officer shocked  him with a stun gun. Dajuan Graham, 40 of Burtonsville, died on May 12. An officer used a stun gun on him on May 10, after police say he would not obey […]

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Make Sure You Have a Working Smoke Alarm (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer stresses the importance of fire safety. Take a look:

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Police Charge Neighbor in Double Homicide Case (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County Police say a neighbor has been charged with the murders of Richard and Juliane Vilardo at their Rockville home on May 10. According to police, the investigation has stretched across the country from Rockville to Juneau, Alaska where the suspect was on a cruise with his family. At a news conference on May […]

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