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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Police Seek Help Identifying Montgomery Village Armed Robbery Suspects

Montgomery County Detectives Release Photos of Montgomery Village Armed Robbery Suspects Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in a July 27 armed robbery. A man and woman were walking on the 10100 block of Ridgeline Drive in Montgomery Village when two suspects confronted them, according to a police […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Silver Spring Man with Indecent Exposure

Gaithersburg City police have charged 25-year-old Miguel Angel Jorge Vasquez of Silver Spring with indecent exposure. Police said on August 12 around 7 p.m., a man followed a person on the footpath in the 100 block of Treehaven Street in Gaithersburg where he allegedly exposed himself. The investigation by the police developed Vasquez as a […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things To Know for Saturday’s Silver Spring Jazz Festival

The Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns to Veterans Plaza this Saturday. Here are 10 things to know about the music festival. 1. What is going on at the Jazz Festival? The 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival takes place in downtown Silver Spring Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. The event happens on Veterans […]

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August 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Clarksburg Collision

Update (Aug. 21): Montgomery County Police said the motorcycle collision on Frederick Road (MD 355) near Comus Road in Clarksburg is now fatal. Jeremy Cross, the 22-year-old motorcyclist from Silver Spring, died from injuries he sustained in the collision, police say. The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information […]

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August 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky, Springs, Milloy Among Inaugural Class of Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

Katie Ledecky will headline the first inaugural class of inductees into the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Ledecky has earned five Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals. Ledecky, 22, will be joined in the 2019 Hall of Fame class by Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes, Springbrook High great and former […]

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August 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Montgomery County Tuesday

Montgomery County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening severe weather. Besides Montgomery County, the watch includes Washington, D.C., and Baltimore city; and Anne Arundel, Howard, Prince George’s, […]

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August 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks to Close Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway for Tree Removal

Montgomery Parks will close down portions of Sligo Creek Parkway this week to remove hazardous trees throughout Sligo Stream Valley Park. The closures are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following days: Tuesday, August 20 from Piney Branch Road to Kennebec Avenue. Wednesday, August 21 from Maple Avenue to Carroll Avenue. Monday, August 26 […]

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August 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Say Missing Gaithersburg Boy Found

Update (August 18): Montgomery County police say Cesar Segovia has been located safe and unharmed. Montgomery County police officers are asking the public for help in finding a missing Gaithersburg boy. Cesar Segovia, 13, of Driftwood Court, was last seen leaving his home on foot about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Segovia is described as 5 feet […]

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August 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Charged with Firearm-Related Offenses and Drug Possession

A man and woman from Fairfax, Virginia have been arrested and charged with auto theft, firearm-related offenses, and possession of methamphetamine and heroin. According to a press release obtained from the Montgomery County Police Department, 33 year-old Kevin Salisbury and 28 year-old Courtney Rucker, were arrested Aug. 6 in Silver Spring. A police officer noticed […]

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August 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Man Charged with Robbing East County Businesses with Rifle

A 23-year-old Silver Spring man faces armed robbery and firearms charges in connection with a pair of robberies last week in the East County, a Montgomery County police statement said. William T. Thompson, 23, of the 600 block of Pebble Beach Drive, is being held without bail, according to online court records. Here’s what police […]

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