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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

83-Year-Old Potomac Woman Struck By Car Dies

Police say an 83-year-old woman died Wednesday — a little less than a week after she was struck by a vehicle in Rockville. The woman has been identified by police as Huo K Li of Potomac. The incident occurred on Thursday, April 11, according to police. Police say that at 2:24 p.m., Rockville police officers […]

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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tornado Watch Issued in Montgomery County Friday

Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until Saturday at midnight. 🌪️A Tornado Watch has been issued for Montgomery County until 12 AM 4/20/19. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions & be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issued. More info: https://t.co/AuLbvMN2KO pic.twitter.com/ecKY4A7wr2 — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) April 19, 2019 Remember, […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Find Out if Your Car Seat Has Been Recalled

Car seat manufacturers must occasionally issue recalls in order to better protect your baby when they realize that something about the car seat is faulty. Fortunately, officials say car seat recalls are not very common. After purchasing a car seat, officials say you should register it with the manufacturer in order to receive the fastest […]

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April 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Recently Retired Gaithersburg Football Coach Kephart Being Treated for Cancer

A week ago, longtime Gaithersburg High School head football coach Kreg Kephart announced that he was retiring after 36 years of coaching, 19 as head coach of the Trojans. The announcement was met was an outpouring of love and respect from many in the community whose lives he touched. Today, Kephart revealed to MCM that […]

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April 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Firefighters Extinguish Fire in Derwood Garage, House

Montgomery County firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in Derwood on Thursday afternoon. Capt. Jason Blake, the acting public information officer for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, said that the fire was at a house located along Rydal Terrace. Fire officials tweeted that the fire was “primarily confined to the garage.” The cause of the fire […]

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April 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Gaithersburg Man Faces Child Porn Charges

A Gaithersburg man was charged Wednesday with distribution and possession of child pornography, a Maryland State Police statement said. The arrest followed a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation. Andrzej Piwowarski, 43, faces two counts of distribution of child pornography and seven counts of possession of child pornography, according to […]

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April 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police: Officers Thwart Carnage in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police said Wednesday an armed Germantown man took a woman and her family hostage Monday, and threatened to kill them all if she didn’t reconcile their relationship. Zain Imdad, 28, is being held without bail, according to online court records. He faces 29 separate offenses, the most serious is attempted first-degree murder, according […]

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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Kimco Plans To Redevelop Existing Strip Mall in Kentlands

Kimco Realty is requesting approval to redevelop a section of property in the Kentlands. The property they plan to redevelop is currently home to a parking lot and a few retail stores, including Orange Theory and a post office. The proposal says the lot will be converted into a six-story mixed-use building, “including 245 apartments, 12,125 […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Churchill Student Hospitalized After Vaping THC

A student at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac was hospitalized Tuesday after ingesting “THC through a vaping device,” according to a letter emailed home from Principal Brandice Heckert. The National Institute of Drug Abuse says that “[t]he main psychoactive (mind-altering) chemical in marijuana, responsible for most of the intoxicating effects that people seek, is […]

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