Hundreds Attend Police Officer Noah Leotta’s Funeral (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta on Tuesday at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg.

School children even lined the roadway to pay their respects as the procession passed by in Olney.

Leotta, 24, was struck by a vehicle on Dec. 3 while he was working a Holiday Alcohol Task Force in Rockville. He died a week later, on Dec. 10, from the injuries he sustained in that collision. He is the 18th person to die in the line of duty in the police department’s history.

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

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Happy Wednesday! It’s June 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Workshop: There will be a Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Individuals today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Building III (Camille Kendall Academic Center). The workshop will help people […]

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Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

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It’s Wednesday, Dec. 19, Christmas is six days away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Jingle Bell Breakfast: The Long Branch Senior Center in Silver Spring has a free Jingle Bell Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be two craft tables with supplies so seniors can make holiday […]

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Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

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The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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Police to Conduct Sobriety Check Point Tonight in Honor of Officer Leotta

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Montgomery County Police will conduct a sobriety check point tonight in partnership with officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Rockville Police Department, and Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department in memory of fallen Officer Noah Leotta. According to a news release, officers will be handing out cards that include a picture of Leotta, a message about […]

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DLC Official: Hearing Scheduled to Review Rockville Hooters Liquor License (VIDEO)

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A Hooters restaurant located on Rockville Pike could potentially lose its liquor license for allegedly over-serving an intoxicated patron who has plead guilty to driving and fatally striking Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta in December 2015. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Kathie Durbin,  division chief at the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control, talks […]

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Noah's Law to be Signed by Governor Larry Hogan This Week (VIDEO)

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“Noah’s Law” was passed by the Maryland General Assembly on April 11th. The law requires the use of ignition interlocks for convicted drunk drivers. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Officer Noah Leotta’s father, Rich Leotta, says that the law is scheduled to be signed by Governor Larry Hogan on May 19th and will go into effect October […]

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Officer Noah Leotta's Name Added to National Officers Memorial in D.C.

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Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta’s name has been added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. Officer Leotta was on duty last December when he was struck by a vehicle while working a Holiday Alcohol Task Force in Rockville. He died from his injuries a few days later. Next week is […]

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Thousands Raised for Scholarship Fund at Heroes Benefit Honoring Officer Noah Leotta (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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UPDATED More than 300 first responders, family, friends, and residents turned out for a Heroes Benefit event, which was held in honor of fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta on Sunday. The event was held at the Ballroom at Wheaton Glen. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Proceeds from the fundraiser went to the Heroes, Inc. […]

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Five Things to Know Today, April 8, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, April 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Some Bethesda residents are asking County Council members to delay a vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. A Save Westbard protest is planned today and tomorrow at the Giant Food Store’s parking lot on Westbard Avenue. 2. County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and […]

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House of Delegates Unanimously Pass Noah's Law (VIDEO)

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The Maryland House of Delegates unanimously passed Noah’s Law today, toughening drunk driving laws, according to Police Chief Tom Manger.  It now goes to the Senate. Manger tells us more, including what the law means to him personally and professionally, in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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