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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Deceased Man Found in Bethesda Park, Death Investigation Underway

UPDATED Police have identified a deceased man found in a Bethesda creek last night as 40-year-old Daniel Taylor Evans of Sykesville. According to Montgomery County police, Evans had been reported to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office as a missing person. Police have not released the cause of death and said an autopsy is pending. Anyone […]

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June 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Teen Who Drowned at Maple Lake in Washington Grove on June 17th

UPDATE: Montgomery County police said Thursday afternoon the victim was identified as Kodjo Jean-Claude Ayewou, 14, of Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office completed an autopsy and ruled that the cause and manner of death to be an accidental drowning, police said. Original post: Montgomery County police officers are investigating a possible […]

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June 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Release Drowning Victim’s Name (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police have identified the victim of the June 13 Rocky Gorge drowning as Douglas Alex Merino, 20, from the 500 block of Summit Hall Road in Gaithersburg. His death was ruled an accidental drowning, after an autopsy by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore, police said. The Rocky Gorge Reservoir is on […]

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November 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The School Board has proposed that the 2017-2018 school year begin September 5, 2017, the Tuesday after Labor Day, and end no later than Friday, June 15, 2018. 2. The Montgomery County Council passed a resolution on Tuesday, denouncing discrimination, racial bias, hate […]

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November 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area of Gaithersburg. 2. At a news conference today, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Councilmembers are expected to address community concerns following reports of hate-based vandalism in […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a suspicious death after hikers found a body in a wooded area of Gaithersburg on Saturday. According to a police account,  shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, 6th District officers responded to the 11500 block of Game Preserve Road for the report of human remains. In the woods, […]

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Burtonsville

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a man that occurred Tuesday night in Burtonsville as a homicide. According to police,  an assault call was dispatched shortly before 10:30 p.m. at a residence in the 4500 block of Sandy Spring Road. According to police, first responders entered the residence and located 22-year-old Syed […]

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Suspicious Death of 72-Year-Old Woman in Wheaton as a Homicide

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the suspicious death of a 72-year-old woman, whose body was found in her home on Arcola Avenue Wednesday afternoon, as a homicide. Police said on August 3rd, at approximately 4:19 p.m., officers from the 4th District responded to the residence in the 2700 block of Arcola Avenue in […]

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June 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Teen’s Death as Homicide at Gaithersburg Park

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of an 18-year-old male whose body was discovered in a Gaithersburg park on Friday evening as a homicide. Police said shortly before 8 p.m. on June 17th, officers from the 6th District station and Gaithersburg Police Department responded to Malcolm King Park, located at 1200 West Side […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Body Found in Potomac River (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews recovered a body from the Potomac River on Tuesday not far from where a boating accident occurred on Sunday. The body was pulled from the water near Mather Gorge, according to Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. Several police agencies were called to the scene. Authorities said a death […]

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