Police Chief Manger Says He’s Disappointed with “Watered Down” Version of Noah’s Law (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger has been an outspoken advocate of tougher DUI laws after the death of Officer Noah Leotta. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Manger discusses what he plans to do when he travels to Annapolis on March 10 to meet with members of the Maryland Senate.

 

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Five Things to Know Today, May 8, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Meeting the press: County Council President Roger Berliner holds his weekly meeting with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. Staying active: The Active Aging Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., […]

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Hogan Touts Economic Growth in State of the State

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Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday spent more than 10 percent of his 2017 State of the State address — more than any other topic — focusing on the Maryland economy. “Businesses are returning to – and expanding in – our state once again. Maryland truly is Open for Business,” Hogan said. In the speech, he […]

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Police Department Adds K9s, Including Police Dog Named After Fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta (PHOTOS)

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The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is welcoming three new K9 graduates: K9 Arco, K9 Gabby, and K9 Noah. According to a MCPD news release, K9 Noah is named in memory of fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta. The three K9s graduated from K9 Basic Patrol School on Jan. 6. The 12-week class was […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

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Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Family of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle have released age progression photos of the children on FindJacobFindSarah Facebook page. The children went missing from their Clarksburg home more than two years ago. 2. The Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center opens today. 3. Montgomery County […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County

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Today is the first day of winter. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Gift of Life: The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of fallen police officer Noah Leotta today at Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg. 2. Street Beat:  The State Highway Administration is […]

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Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

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The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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A Look at the Week Ahead in Montgomery County

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It’s going to be a busy week in Montgomery County. Here’s a quick look at the week ahead: Sunday, Dec. 4: Six Montgomery County residents will be inducted in the Human Rights Hall of Fame at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on Sunday afternoon. Also on Sunday, the 31st annual Montgomery County […]

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MCPD's Alcohol Holiday Task Force Targets Drunk Drivers (VIDEO)

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UPDATED The Montgomery County Police Department’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force is working to keep impaired drivers off the roads this holiday season. “We have 20 extra officers out,” said Captain Tom Didone. “We’ll be doing structured enforcement, working to keep the drunk drivers off the roads. The extra strength we have is the passage of […]

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Local Officials Remind Residents to be Safe this Holiday Season (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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UPDATED Montgomery County officials are reminding residents to stay safe this holiday season. In fact, police say this is one of the most dangerous times of the year for pedestrians and drivers.  County officials recently held a news conference to provide safety tips for the holiday season. Their message: be alert, be seen and be […]

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Local Officials Unveil Noah's Law Stamp (VIDEO)

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Just hours before Noah’s Law went into effect on Oct. 1st, local officials unveiled a stamp that will be affixed to ignition interlock devices across Maryland as a reminder that Officer Noah Leotta is still on patrol. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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