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Phil Andrews on the Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives for the Office of the State’s Attorney, encourages teens and their parents to attend the Choose Respect Conference coming up March 8. Here’s what he had to say about it. Related:

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County Interactive Map Gives Real Time Road Conditions

It’s another snowy day in Montgomery County, and one of the first thoughts of the morning are- how are the roads? The Montgomery County Department of Highway Services offers an interactive map  in real time to show you what the roads look like from any one of their traffic cameras and provides and update on […]

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Police: Alleged Killer and Elderly Victim Knew Each Other

Montgomery County Police said the alleged killer of a 95-year-old retired Naval officer in Colesville admitted to police he stabbed the man. Police issued the following statement: “Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Major Crimes Division have arrested Eric S. Dyson, age 60, of the 500 block of Randolph Road in Silver Spring, for the […]

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Law Enforcement Officials to Talk Extremism Prevention and Mental Illness

The Faith Community Working Group (FCWG) and law enforcement officials are scheduled to host a town hall meeting to discuss violent extremism prevention, mental illness and the relationship between police officers and the community. The conversation is scheduled to take place on March 16 at 6 p.m. at the People’s Community Baptist Church in Silver Spring. […]

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UPDATED: Arrest Made in Elderly Man’s Death In Colesville

UPDATED, Feb. 25. 9 a.m. – A 60-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 95-year-old Colesville man. Eric S. Dyson, 60, of 531 Randolph Road is under arrest for the homicide of  Dan Belvin, a 95-year-old retired Naval officer. Dyson’s address on court documents appear to show he also lives in the […]

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(UPDATED) School Bus Fire in Silver Spring

UPDATED –  A fire on a school bus in Silver Spring this morning is out and all passengers onboard were evacuated safely, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer. Piringer reported the fire involved the engine but extended into other parts of the bus. According to Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Dana […]

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Water Shooting Like Geyser from Main Break in Bethesda

UPDATED- Water has been shut off and repairs are underway to a break in a 36-inch water line on Fernwood Road. (1245p) #mcfrs FS26 units on scene of a water main break in the 10400 Fernwood Rd btwn Rock Spring & Democracy Blvd pic.twitter.com/j7Nug4QlN0 — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) February 25, 2015 Tree branches along Fernwood […]

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Choose Respect Conference Focus: #respectyourselfie2015

There will be a red carpet and selfies but what organizers hope to hashtag is information about healthy teen dating. The sixth annual Choose Respect conference is scheduled for March 8 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Montgomery College Germantown Campus’ Globe Hall. This year’s focus is on healthy teen dating and social media.

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Fire Displaces Family from Gaithersburg Townhome

A family is displaced from their home after a fire in their Gaithersburg townhome caused $150,000 in damages early Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer said the cause was electrical and started in the basement of the house on Anna Court about 3 a.m. Monday. One person suffered from smoke inhalation. […]

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Gaithersburg Woman (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg woman. Police said Lisa Ann Merrifield, 47, of the unit block of South Fredrick Avenue in Gaithersburg, was last known to be at her residence on February 9. Merrifield is described by police as a white female, 5’03”, 124 pounds. She has brown […]

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