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Rash of Chimney Fires in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports a rash of chimney fires this past weekend in Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Piringer reminds residents to check and clean their fireplaces this fall and winter. Take a look: U/D Midsummer Dr, chimney fire w/ possible extension, fire under control — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) November […]

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Police Locate Missing Silver Spring Girl

UPDATED Nov. 21 – Police said Nicole Benard of Silver Spring has been located safe and unharmed.   ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Silver Spring juvenile. Police are concerned for the emotional and physical welfare of Nicole Renee Benard, 12, of the 4100 block of Samson Avenue […]

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Man Charged with Arson in Rockville House Fire (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED Nov. 20, 4:30 p.m. According to investigators, it was an arsonist that ignited a two-alarm house fire in the 300 block of Horners Lane in Rockville on Wednesday. Officials said damages are estimated to be in excess of $400,000. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said investigators have charged Carlos Peralta with first […]

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Police Investigate Stabbing in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred this afternoon in the 2100 block of Industrial Parkway in Silver Spring. Police said that a person was transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries and a suspect is reportedly in custody. No other information has been released to date. Update on stabbing: victim […]

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State Hospital Finds Hoggle Not Competent to Stand Trial

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Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center has found that Catherine Hoggle is not competent to stand trial, according to a court motion filed by her attorney David Felsen. That psychiatric evaluation on the Clarksburg mom who has been charged in connection with her children’s disappearance, was submitted on Monday, Felsen said. In the filing made on Tuesday, Felsen says Hoggle’s […]

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Trial Date Set in Case of “Demon Assassin”

One of the self-proclaimed Demon Assassins, Monifa Sanford, appeared in Montgomery County Circuit Court Wednesday as a trial date was set in her case. Sanford, along with her friend Zakieya Avery called themselves “Demon Assassins” in the brutal stabbing of four children to rid them of alleged demons who they told police had invaded the […]

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Car Drives into Burger King (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police and fire rescue crews responded to a vehicle that crashed into a building this afternoon. It happened alongside a Burger King restaurant in the 16000 block of Shady Grove Road. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said on his Twitter account that one person was transported to the hospital. No word on […]

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Missing Silver Spring Teen Found Safe (PHOTO)

UPDATED, NOV. 18, 4 p.m. -Joshua Vigil of Silver Spring has been located safe and unharmed. ORIGINAL -  Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Silver Spring teen. Joshua Emmanuel Vigil, age 14 has been reported missing by his family. Joshua is described by police as a Hispanic male, […]

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Brush Fire in Bethesda Caused by Downed Wires

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a brush fire last night at Cheshire Drive and Berkshire Drive in Bethesda. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire was caused by downed wires in the area. Piringer said there were power outages in the area because of the incident. U/D Wildwood Neighborhood, vicinity Berkshire Dr & […]

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Car. vs. House (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police are investigating why a motorist collided with a house in the 22100 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the driver’s injuries are minor. According to Piringer, the occupants of the house and their pets have been displaced because of significant structural damage to […]

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