October 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images from 7-Eleven Robbery in Fairland

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of an Aug. 28 armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in the Fairland area in hopes the public can identify the culprits. The robbery occurred about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at the 7-Eleven at 13880 Old Columbia Pike, according to a police statement. Silver Spring District officers responded to […]

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August 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Say Man Pulls Gun on Officers

Police responding to a noise complaint at a Fairland apartment Tuesday were met at the door by an armed man, a Montgomery County police statement said. When officers arrived at the apartment, in the 3300 block of Parkford Manor Terrace, they could hear the volume of the television was set at a very high level, […]

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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Aug 11-17

Hate tops the MyMCMedia Top 10 for the week, which probably isn’t surprising considering the events of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Release Surveillance Images from Fairland Robbery

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images from a July 15 armed robbery in hopes the public can help identify the perpetrator. The robbery occurred before 4 p.m. at the MetroPCS store at 13868 Old Columbia Pike, according to a police statement. Silver Spring District officers responded. The detectives’ investigation revealed that a man entered […]

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July 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED NWS Cancels Flood Warning for Montgomery County

UPDATED: The National Weather Service  canceled the flood warning for portions of Montgomery County at 5;52 p.m. The National Weather Service has cancelled the FLOOD WARNING for Montgomery County. For more info: https://t.co/rtq2ptI24Q #mdweather — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 18, 2017 The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 10:15 p.m. for […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Tom Hucker Files for Reelection to District 5 Council Seat (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is running for reelection to keep his District 5 County Council seat. Hucker filed his elections paperwork Monday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. He is the first candidate to file for the District 5 Council seat, according to the BOE website. As the District 5 County Councilmember, […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Man Faces Rape Charges

A 33-year-old man has been charged with first- and second-degree rape, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Antonio Devon Kamara of an unconfirmed address is being held without bail, according to online court records. About 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, police received a call from a resident who said that a woman flagged him down in […]

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March 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED Silver Spring Woman Dies After Randolph Road Collision

UPDATED March 7 A Silver Spring woman has died from her injuries after she was struck by two vehicles on Friday. Police identified the woman as 26-year-old Beza Mesfin. A preliminary investigation indicates that a 2005 Ford Taurus and 2005 Honda Pilot were traveling eastbound on East Randolph Road. Police said that Mesfin was crossing East Randolph […]

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March 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of East County Recreation Center

East County Residents Invited to Speak Up at Community Forum

The Montgomery County Community Action Board is scheduled to host a community forum on April 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the East County Regional Services Center where east county residents will talk about issues such as child care, transportation, jobs and housing. Raise Your Voice EAST Forum will focus on poverty, but it […]

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