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October 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Boyfriend Indicted for Pregnant Teacher’s Death (VIDEO)

Tyler Tessier was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday for the death of Laura Wallen. Wallen, 31, was a teacher at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia.  Her family reported her missing and held a news conference at the Montgomery County Police Department’s headquarters in Gaithersburg. She was found dead just days later in a […]

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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the mental health court initiative in Montgomery County. There are also reports on the Lloyd Welch guilty plea for the abduction and murder of Katherine and Sheila Lyon from Wheaton Plaza in 1975, county flu vaccination clinic schedule, the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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September 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Father of Killed Teacher: ‘Tessier is a Monster’ (VIDEOS)

It was not the ending the Wallen family hoped for. Just three days after pleading for the public’s help to find their missing daughter, the family fought back tears describing the man who has been accused of killing her. “He is a monster and he is a liar,” said Mark Wallen, describing Tyler Tessier. Tessier, […]

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September 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Status of County’s Mental Health Court to Be Discussed on Sept. 14

The status of Montgomery County’s Mental Health Court will be the topic of discussion this coming Thursday, Sept. 14. Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy will join Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner along with Councilmembers Marc Elrich; George Leventhal; Sidney Katz; and Tom Hucker, for a joint news conference at 12:30 p.m. in the […]

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August 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

D.C. Sniper’s Maryland Sentencing Stands

The sentence Lee Boyd Malvo received in a Montgomery County courtroom — life without possibility of parole — stands after county Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg’s ruling Wednesday. Greenberg ruled that a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision did not apply to Malvo. The ruling made life without parole for juvenile defendants unconstitutional. Malvo was one […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Celebrates National Night Out (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents celebrated National Night Out on Aug. 1, in communities across the county. The annual event is designed to help neighbors get to know each other in order to make their neighborhoods safer. In the Saybrooke community of Gaithersburg this year, residents were also celebrating the neighborhood’s 30th anniversary. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke was […]

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July 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Proposed Wind Farm Off Ocean City Beach, John Delaney Announces 2020 Presidential Bid (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a possible wind farm off the coast of Ocean City, U.S. Rep. John Delaney’s bid for the 2020 presidential primary election, State’s Attorney John McCarthy warning about the county’s growing gang problem, and the County Council considers legislation […]

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July 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Is Due Back in Court Thursday

Catherine Hoggle is due back in a Rockville district courtroom July 6, for a status hearing. It’s been almost three years since the 30-year-old mother was charged with hindering, neglect and obstruction in the case of her missing children, Sarah (6) And Jacob (5). Since her arrest, Hoggle has been treated for mental health issues at […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Courthouse Team Files Paperwork for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election (PHOTO)

UPDATED It’s official. The Courthouse Team is running for re-election in Montgomery County. The team consists of State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Clerk of the Circuit Court Barbara Meiklejohn, Register of Wills Joseph Griffin and Sheriff Darren Popkin. The four Democrats filed their paperwork at the Board of Elections office in Gaithersburg on June 26. McCarthy, […]

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June 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Judge Denies Bail for Three Defendants Accused of Killing Two Northwest High School Students (VIDEO)

Three defendants charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder are being held with no bail after a Monday district court hearing before Judge John Moffett. The defendants are accused in the June 5 slayings of Shadi Najjar (17) and Artem Ziberov (18). Edgar Garcia-Gaona, Jose Ovilson Canales-Yanez […]

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