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August 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Gaithersburg ‘Distraction Theft’ After 6 Women Steal $24,000 in Cell Phones

Montgomery County police’s Gaithersburg District Investigative Section seeks information about six women suspected of committing a “distraction theft” at a Gaithersburg Verizon store. Police believe one of the women pretended to be pregnant to steal 29 cell phones worth around $24,000, as the other five women distracted store employees. Police say the incident happened July […]

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August 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Silver Diner Now Open at Rio

The brand new Silver Diner at Rio in Gaithersburg is now open from 4 pm-2 am Friday and Saturday, 4 pm-midnight Sunday then officially opens Monday for full hours beginning with breakfast.  

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Strong Storms Displace Two Families

Lightning strikes cause at least two house fires Thursday evening Strong storms passed through Montgomery County Thursday evening, resulting in numerous collisions, a motorcycle crash, wires down, and two house fires, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) spokesman Pete Piringer. Thursday about 7:45 p.m. MCFRS responded to a report of a house fire […]

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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 | Deirdre Byrne

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled Saturday Night

Montgomery County Police Department is conducting a sobriety checkpoint Saturday evening starting 10 p.m., weather permitting. The enforcement is intended to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police will not disclose the location of the checkpoint in advance. MCPD encourages county residents to drive responsibly and ride with a sober driver.

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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 22, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Alum Ankrah Calls Opportunity to Play for Redskins ‘A Blessing’

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins (Bullis) is the most famous Montgomery County product on the Washington Redskins roster but he is not the only one. Haskins is in a battle for the starting quarterback job. Andrew Ankrah is a rookie linebacker fighting just to make the roster. “Everybody has a story, everybody has a different way how […]

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August 21, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Popeyes Locations Selling Out of New Chicken Sandwiches

To say that Popeyes’ new fried chicken sandwich is popular would be an understatement. The cajun-style fast-food chain introduced a new chicken sandwich this week and people have lost their minds. Chicken. Brioche. Pickles. New. Sandwich. Popeyes. Nationwide. So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak. In. Complete. Sandwiches. I mean, sentences. pic.twitter.com/14kXBv4jJw — Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Gaithersburg

Maryland Lottery officials are looking for the player who won the Multi-Match $775,000 jackpot for Monday night’s drawing. This is the fifth Multi-Match jackpot hit of the year, and the winner can choose between the $775,000 annuity or an estimated $450,000 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 18, 24, 34, 35, […]

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