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September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

FBI Shows Crime Up as Council Considers Anti-Gang Funding

Violent crime across the United States increased for the second year in a row, and the homicide rate jumped 7.9 percent, according to statistics released this week by the federal government. The statistics show violent crime increased 3.4 percent nationwide in 2016 after increasing 3.3 percent the year before. Suburban areas posted a slower increase […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum In Rockville Will Focus on Maltreatment of Elders

To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County will host its 7th annual senior safety forum at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Seniors residents, their families and caregivers are invited to attend this free event to learn about the services and resources available for elder residents in the County. In Montgomery County […]

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May 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Wheaton Man Gets 6 Months for Animal Cruelty

A Wheaton man will spend six months in jail for animal cruelty, a judge ruled this week. James Edward Jones, 31, also is barred from owning or living with animals, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Jones is serving a yearlong term in federal prison for illegal possession of a firearm in the […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Appoints Koch, Sabett and Gelber to District Court

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of Sherri Koch, Marina Sabett, and Rand Gelber to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission. “After conducting a thorough and comprehensive vetting process, I am honored to appoint Ms. Koch, Ms. Sabett, and Mr. Gelber […]

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May 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Teen Dating Seminar Set for May 22 Postponed

UPDATE, May 19, 4:41 p.m. The Montgomery County Commission for Women postpone the Healthy Dating for Teens seminar. A new date and time was not determined. The Montgomery County Commission for Women invites teens in grades seven through twelve to a seminar titled “Teen Dating: What does a healthy relationship look like?” for Sunday, May 22. […]

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November 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Catherine Hoggle Due Back in Court on Nov. 23 (VIDEO)

Catherine Hoggle -the mother of two young children who have been missing from Montgomery County for over a year now– appeared in a Montgomery County courtroom on Sept. 18 where a judge ordered her to continue medical treatment at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has reaction from the courthouse. You can find more […]

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November 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

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Tony Spearman-Leach hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Shirley Brandman, Rexanah Wyse, Cari Cho and Jeffrey Slavin. Topics discussed this week include standardized testing in our schools, a program by the State’s Attorney’s Office to prevent cyber-bullying among middle and high school aged youth, services offered by Bethesda based non-profit […]

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October 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

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Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Phil Andrews, Julie Riggs, Susan Callahan and Fred Evans. Topics discussed this week include the potential for a mental health court in Montgomery County,  the role of the Serving Together peer navigator in providing support for our veterans, programs offered by […]

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