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April 16, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Two Injured in Kensington Crash Thursday Night

Two adults were transported to the hospital after an automobile accident in Kensington, Thursday night. Both individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Knowles Avenue around 10 p.m. One adult female was trapped and needed to be extricated from the vehicle. Update~One adult female extricated from the vehicle […]

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April 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Vigil Friday Will Honor Clarksburg High Graduate Killed in Drive By Shooting

Update at 12:30 Friday Montgomery County Police have arrested Rodjaun Orlando Neal-Williams, 19, of Clarksburg, and charged him with the second-degree murder of 23-year-old Javon Jamal Gordon of Boyds. _______________________________________________ A candlelight vigil is planned for Friday night at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg High School for Javon Jamal Gordon, who was killed in a drive […]

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April 16, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Filipino Fast-Food Chain Jollibee Opens in Wheaton

Filipino fast-food chain Jollibee opened its first location in the Washington, D.C. area at the Westfield Wheaton mall on April 8. The chain, which is known for its “chickenjoy” bucket of dark meat fried chicken that is topped with brown gravy, was supposed to open its 2800 University Boulevard West location in Dec. 2020 but […]

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April 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Suspect in Custody Following Search in Downtown Crown 

Updated (April 16): Montgomery County Police (MCPD) identified Twon Kelly, 25, as the suspect arrested for second-degree rape. MCPD said that during investigation, police found a gun under a doormat in the apartment building where police think Kelly fled. Detectives are investigating whether there is a connection between the gun and Kelly, MCPD said. More […]

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April 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest County and State COVID-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 15 Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 25.6% of the county residents are fully vaccinated which means they have either received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine. Also, 42.7% of the county residents have received their […]

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April 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Swimming Pools Can Now Operate at 50% Capacity

Montgomery County has relaxed its COVID-19-related swimming restrictions. As of April 14, pools can be operated at 50% capacity. Also, as of April 1, two swimmers have been allowed in each lane. The number of swimmers permitted is determined by the size of the facility. Half of total occupancy is permitted, and Councilmember Hans Riemer […]

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April 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Police Report Being Shot At While Responding to Call, MCPD Says

Updated (7 p.m.): Two officers were responding to a parking complaint for a vehicle blocking a driveway leading into the Spring Ridge Apartments, Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka said while updating reporters Wednesday evening. After making contact with the vehicle’s driver, the officers suspected they were under the influence and began investigation, Sroka said. While […]

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April 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Attempted Burglary of Gaithersburg Gas Station; Surveillance Video Released

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate an attempted burglary of the BP gas station located on the 19000 block of Woodfield Road in Gaithersburg. Detectives say that on March 19, shortly before 4:00 am, the suspects attempted to force entry into the gas station but were unsuccessful. The suspects fled the area on foot and […]

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April 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

City of Rockville’s Parks, Civic Center and Nature Center to Gradually Reopen

The City of Rockville will gradually reopen some of its facilities during April in accordance with revised county and state COVID-19 health regulations. Residents will be able to hold small gatherings again at city facilities including parks and the Glenview Mansion and social hall. Also, rehearsal or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre […]

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April 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Man Dies After Shooting in Boyds; Suspect Still at Large

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Boyds on Tuesday evening. Authorities do not believe this was a random incident. Emergency dispatch received a call for the report of a shooting on the 12000 block of Ethel Rose Way shortly before 7:00 pm. Responding officers found 23-year-old […]

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