June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Fire Disrupts Freight Train Near Rockville Station

A CSX freight train was held up near the Rockville MARC station this morning when one of its cars started smoldering, according to Fire & Rescue Services spokesman Pete Piringer. The smoldering contents were cocoa powder, Piringer said. The car was separated from the train and moved to another track. Other trains face delays but […]

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June 10, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Aumentan a $500 dólares la multa por no respetar la señal de los autobuses escolares

A partir del 1 de junio si esta conduciendo por las calles de Maryland, y se pasa algún autobús escolar mientras este dejando o recogiendo estudiantes, podría ser multado hasta por $500 dólares. La Asamblea General de Maryland aprobó legislación para aumentar la tarifa de la multa a $500 dólares para aquellos conductores que se […]

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June 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Law Increases Fine for Motorists Who Pass Stopped School Busses

Not stopping for a school bus in the state of Maryland can cost motorists a hefty fine. A new bill signed by Governor Larry Hogan went into effect on June 1. After police reported a significant number of motorists who were driving around stopped school buses with red lights flashing and kids getting on or […]

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June 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Several Injured in Seven Vehicle High-Speed Collision in Silver Spring

Fire officials say that at least seven people were injured Thursday evening in what appears to be the result of a high speed collision. Seven vehicles were involved in the collision that occurred at New Hampshire Ave. and Northampton Drive in Silver Spring. Dozens of rescue crews responded to the accident which happened around 11:15 […]

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June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Extienden plazo para renovar licencias de conducir en Maryland

Un grupo selecto de 43,000 residentes de Maryland ahora tiene hasta el 3 de julio para renovar su licencia de conducir y enviar la documentación requerida. Si los conductores no lo hacen, antes de la fecha estipulada, están sujetos a que su licencia sea confiscada, si la policía de Maryland los detiene.   Aproximadamente 80,000 personas […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Injured in School Bus Crash in Olney, No Students On Board

Fire officials say that two people were injured Wednesday morning in a “head-on collision” between a car and a school bus on Route 108 and Volunteer Drive in Olney. No students, or other passengers, were on board the bus at the time of the accident. The accident happened around 8:15 a.m. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson […]

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June 5, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Real ID Deadline in Maryland Extended

A select group of 43,000 Maryland REAL ID license holders have until July 3 to update their required paperwork. This paperwork ensures that license are REAL ID compliant. If drivers fail to do so, they are subject to recall action. This means if Maryland Police pull you over, they will confiscate your license.   These residents are […]

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June 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Takes Aim at Local Officials Who Oppose Road Widening Plan

Gov. Larry Hogan took a shot Tuesday at Montgomery County officials who held a news conference Monday opposing the governor’s road widening project for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The officials wanted more money to go toward public transit to relieve congestion on the snarled highways, and held a press conference Monday in advance of […]

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June 4, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Piden al Gobernador Hogan revaluar proyecto de expansión vial

Antes de una votación clave el miércoles sobre el plan de expansión de la Interestatal 495 y la Interestatal 270, los líderes locales del condado de Montgomery, Frederick  y de Prince George’s pidieron al gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan, y a otros dos miembros de la Junta Estatal de Obras Públicas, que retrasen el proyecto […]

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June 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Fault Hogan Road Plan Ahead of Key Meeting

Officials from Montgomery, Prince George’s and Frederick counties met in Silver Spring on Monday morning to assail Gov. Hogan’s plan to widen I-270 and the Capital Beltway. Their press conference was scheduled in advance of a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis where the three-member body is to take the first steps in making […]

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