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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Collision Involving Motor Scooter Turns Fatal

A woman has died when the motor scooter she was riding on was hit from behind by a car, Montgomery County police said. The collision occurred about 11:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the eastbound lane of Veirs Mill Road and Aspen Hill Road, police said. Maria Delmis Lemus-Nolasco, 24, of Epping Road in Silver Spring […]

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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Worker Killed at Tunnel Project in Bethesda

A Charles County man died Friday afternoon at a worksite in Bethesda, Montgomery County police said. Bryan Frederick McGinn, 43, of Purcell Road in Port Tobacco, was killed about 1:30 p.m. as he was dismantling a pressurized tank, police said. For some reason, he was struck by a pipe which had been affixed to the […]

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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Teenagers Arrested for Having Gun on Montgomery College Campus

A social media threat prompted Montgomery County police to arrest two teenagers on Montgomery College’s Germantown campus on Friday. Menlik N. Sirleaf, 17, lives in the 18700 block of Walkers Choice Road in Gaithersburg, and is charged as an adult with gun and assault offenses, a Montgomery County police statement said. He is being held […]

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October 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival Returns Oct. 21 in Rockville

The World of Montgomery Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. The festival, in its 10th year, celebrates the many diverse cultures of Montgomery County residents through traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities. Admission and activities are free. The featured countries in this year’s festival […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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October 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Workers Spotted Crushing Floreen Political Sign

Montgomery County employees destroyed two large political signs for county executive candidate Nancy Floreen on Thursday in Silver Spring, but as the sign came down red flags went up among Floreen supporters. The sign was in a garden in front of Lee Plaza at Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road. Surveillance images show members of the […]

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October 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Friday Night Football: Quince Orchard at Paint Branch

Continuing this Friday, MCM will bring you coverage of Montgomery County high school football. Powerhouse Quince Orchard Cougars (4-1) are on the road, coming off a win against Kennedy, to take on the undefeated Paint Branch Panthers Oct. 5. In their first five games, QO and Paint Branch combined outscored their opponents 468-56. Kickoff for the game is […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Woman for Package Theft

A 57-year-old Wheaton woman faces a theft charge after a tipster identified her from publicly released surveillance images of a woman taking packages from the front steps of nearby homes, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police said Tatiana Baker, 57, of the 12900 block of Camellia Drive was seen on surveillance video in July […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Man Charged in Rockville Rape

Update, 3 p.m. This story has been updated with information from the statement of charges. The man charged in a rape on Rockville will remain held without bail after a bail review Thursday afternoon, online court records show. Dustin Thomas Rogers, 25, has been charged with first-degree rape and first-degree assault, police said. In Maryland, […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Northwest High School Senior Dies in I-270 Wreck

A 17-year-old senior from Northwest High School died Wednesday afternoon when his car struck a stopped truck on I-270, police and school officials said Thursday morning. Josh Snyder of Boyds was driving a silver Buick Century southbound on the highway when for some reason he veered to the left onto the left shoulder, a Maryland […]

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