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December 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Funeral Arrangements Set for Two Off-Duty Officers Killed on 1-270

Two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest on Thursday Dec. 14. The funeral for Rockville VFD Lieutenant, Sander Cohen, who also served as Deputy Chief of the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal, will be held at B’nai Israel in Rockville, according to his […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Identities of Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Killed Friday Night on I-270 Released

Officials identified the two off-duty law enforcement officers were struck and killed Friday night while standing on the shoulder of I-270 at the scene of a traffic crash. The officers are identified as State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff. Sander Cohen, 33 was a Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland State Police Investigating Death of Two Off-Duty Officers Killed at I-270 Crash Scene

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of two off-duty officers who were killed Friday night on I-270 north of Gude Drive. Both were standing on the shoulder when a southbound vehicle struck the two men. Maryland State Police (MSP) said that around 10 p.m. Friday night an off-duty officer called the Rockville Barrack to […]

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June 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Germantown

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in Germantown Tuesday morning. It happened at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Middlebrook Road at around 10:44 a.m., police said. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2003 Toyota Sequoia was traveling west on Middlebrook Road when, for […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Receives Briefing on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

On August 10th, an explosion ripped through the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring resulting in dozens of injuries and seven deaths. The Montgomery County Council recently received an overview of the incident. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Wheaton

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last night in Wheaton. It happened before 6:30 p.m. in the area of Randolph Road and Denley Road on Sept. 25. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2011 Hyundai Sonata was traveling southbound on Denley Road at Randolph Road and a 2002 […]

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June 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Craig Rice Issues Statement about Teens Killed in Fatal Crash

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, chair of the Council’s Education Committee, issued the following statement today after learning that three Clarksburg High School students were killed in a vehicle accident late Tuesday night on Burnt Hill Road near Damascus: “Today was to be a day filled with joy in Clarksburg as the entire community was […]

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June 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Outpouring of Support on Social Media for Clarksburg Teens Killed in Pick-Up Truck Collision

There’s been an outpouring of condolences on social media following the death of three Clarksburg High School students, Jacob Dennis, Patrick Shifflet, and Cary Greene. Many are using the hashtag “ClarksburgStrong” to remember the students. Dennis, Shifflet, and Greene were killed in a pick-up truck crash that happened in Damascus on June 7. Players: if you […]

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

At Least a Dozen People Injured in Silver Spring Van Crash (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to what they are calling a “mass casualty” incident involving a two-van collision on Columbia Pike near Musgrove Road Thursday morning. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, 23 children, age 12 to 14, and two adults were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident caused multiple lane […]

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May 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: All Lanes of I-270 Southbound at Old Georgetown Road Reopen After Earlier Closure (PHOTO)

UPDATE: All lanes of I-270 southbound at Old Georgetown Road reopen. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services are on the scene of a serious collision involving two cars on I-270 southbound at Old Georgetown Road. I-270 southbound is closed at this time. Officials expect significant delays.   Traffic Incident closes I-270 south at Georgetown Rd […]

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