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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Make Fourth Arrest in June Killings of Students

Montgomery County police announced Friday evening that a fourth person had been arrested in the June 5 killing of two Northwest High School students, slaying that occurred the day before the two victims were to graduate. Rony Alexander Galicia, 25, of the 19500 block of Frederick Road in Germantown was arrested and charged with two […]

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November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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October 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Over Northwest Jaguars, 38-29 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard High School varsity football team hosted the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for a hard fought game between the two rivals Friday night, Oct. 27. On the first play of the game, Northwest threw a 80-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Woods making the score 7-0, Northwest. Quince Orchard didn’t […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Officials Announce Flu Vaccination Campaign

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in late October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times: Oct. 30 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville For anyone […]

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August 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the orientation of 900 new public school teachers. There are also reports on immunization clinics for incoming seventh graders, school bus camera program to keep students safe, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate From Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined law enforcement chiefs in congratulating the new graduates of the Montgomery County Police Entrance Level Training Session 64 at Northwest High School in Germantown on Aug. 4, according to a news release. The recruits began their training on Jan. 9 of this year. The training session included recruits joining the […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a resolution to oppose a new Potomac River bridge crossing, a briefing on the Viva White Oak Project, several public hearings (performance animal violations, roadway maintenance, public campaign […]

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June 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Looking for More Than One Suspect in Double Homicide Case, Still Need More Tips (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Captain Darren Francke held a news conference on Friday morning to release new information about the double homicide investigation and to ask the community for more tips. The shooting happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. on June 5. Police said they received only one 9.1.1 call for shots fired on Gallery Court in […]

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June 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Candlelight Vigil to Remember Slain Northwest HS Students Planned for Friday

It’s been a tough month for Northwest High School and principal Jimmy D’Andrea. Within a 48-hour period, the Northwest community lost three teenagers in June. Two of the students were violently murdered. D’Andrea has attended all three funerals. “It’s been devastating,” he said. “Shocking on so many levels.” D’Andrea has attended the funeral services for […]

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June 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Family Has Little Information About Son’s Killing (VIDEO)

Adi Najjar said he doesn’t understand who would want to shoot his son. Shadi Najjar and his friend Artem Ziberov were gunned down in a quiet Montgomery Village street — “an execution,” the elder Najjar said. Killed on June 5, the two teenagers were to graduate June 6 from Northwest High School in a ceremony […]

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