Public Safety

April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Budgets $250,000 to Promote Zika Prevention (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has authorized $250,000 from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene budget to fund the continuation of the state’s Zika virus prevention efforts. “Our administration’s first and main priority is keeping Marylanders safe, and we want our citizens to know that all levels of government are working together to respond to […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Fight the Bite: Residents Urged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

As the weather warms up, Montgomery County officials are urging residents to take precautions against mosquitoes because of the Zika virus. MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke reports that the county has launched a new public education campaign that you may be hearing a lot about this summer. Mosquito prevention tips: –Eliminate standing water in and around your […]

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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Police Chief Terry Treschuk Reflects on 44 Years in Law Enforcement (VIDEO)

After decades of protecting and serving, Rockville’s Police Chief Terry Treschuk is retiring. Rock 11 Now reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Officials Urge Residents to Protect Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County leaders held a news conference in Rockville on April 29 to encourage residents to take precautions against mosquito bites, and to eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites. Local officials also announced a new website to help residents stay informed. You can watch the news conference, below:

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April 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Shooting in Wheaton

Montgomery County police say a 27-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after he was found shot along Centerhill Street in Wheaton on Tuesday night. Shortly after 9:30 p.m., police officers from the 4th District station responded to the 12100 block of Centerhill Street for the report of a shooting. According to a police account, […]

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April 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Target Distracted Drivers on I-95 (PHOTO)

Distracted drivers were the focus of a seven-hour cooperative effort by Maryland State Police on Wednesday along the northern portion of I-95. According to a Maryland State Police Department news release, more than 170 motorists were stopped for violations related to driving while distracted between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on I-95 from Baltimore City […]

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April 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Hate-Based Vandalism in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are looking for the vandals that painted swastikas at several locations in Rockville. Police said on Sunday afternoon,  officers responded for the report of vandalism that had just recently occurred at Welsh Park on Mannakee Street and at Beall Elementary School located at 451 Beall Avenue in Rockville. Through the course […]

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April 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Homicide of Baby Girl, Rockville Caregiver Arrested (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers have charged a Rockville man with the death of a six-month-old Rockville girl. Police said 35-year-old Kia Divband is charged with second degree murder and two counts of first degree child abuse in the death of Miller “Millie” Lilliston. According to a police account, on April 19, homicide detectives responded to […]

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April 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Releases Statement on Increase in Traffic Deaths

Traffic deaths in Maryland increased 17 percent from 2014 to 2015. Governor Larry Hogan released the following statement on this increase: “Anytime a life is lost on our highways it is a tragedy, and last year, Maryland experienced far too many of them. From Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta to Maryland Transportation Authority Maintenance […]

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April 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Family Displaced by Fire in Germantown (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters say a charcoal grill is responsible for sparking a fire at a Germantown house early this morning that has displaced a family of six. Over 70 firefighters battled the blaze at 13405 Tilford Court in Germantown Estates. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a working smoke alarm alerted the family to […]

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