Public Safety

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 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 | 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 28, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Montgomery County Police Investigate Armed Robbery on Frederick Road

Montgomery County police officers are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday evening in Germantown. It happened at the Modell’s Sporting Goods store on Frederick Road. Police said the suspect work a ski mask, announced he had a gun and demanded money. No one was injured according to police. There are no suspects confirmed at […]

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September 28, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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

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 a loss of engine power could be the cause of a loss of engine power prior to the airplane departing flight,” said […]

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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 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Small Plane Crashes in Laytonsville, One Person Killed

UPDATED One person was killed when a small plane crashed in a field off Laytonsville Road on Tuesday evening, according to a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) official. “One person did not survive,” said MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer. “The fire is out. The investigation is beginning.” The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. in […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Carjacking in Potomac (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a carjacking that occurred on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, the armed carjacking took place around 2:40 p.m. on Sept. 27th, in the 7200 block of Honeywell Lane in Bethesda. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a woman was in her 2010 black BMW on Honeywell Lane when she […]

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September 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Judge Sets Dec. 12 Status Hearing for Catherine Hoggle (VIDEO)

UPDATED Catherine Hoggle appeared in front of District Court Judge Holly Reed, III on Sept. 27th for a status hearing in Rockville. It was the first time she had been in court since June. During the Tuesday hearing, Reed reported that doctors at Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital have evaluated Hoggle and determined that she […]

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