2019

September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPD Officer Sentenced to Probation for Kneeling on Silver Spring Man’s Head in 2019

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Officer Kevin Moris was sentenced to two years supervised probation Monday after he kneed a handcuffed man in the head in 2019.  On July 3, 2019, Moris held handcuffed Arnaldo Pesoa, a Silver Spring man, on a sidewalk with his knee on his head outside a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill. […]

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August 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Police Department Releases 2019 Use of Force Report

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) released its 2019 Use of Force Report, to include statistics surrounding force incidents between officers and citizens.  MCPD reported 553 use of force incidents in response to resistance in 2019, slightly higher than 542 in 2018. Inversely, there were less calls for service in 2019 than in 2018 (211,259 […]

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January 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Most Popular Montgomery County Public Library Books of 2019

Know anyone in Montgomery County who made a New Year’s resolution to read more books? Montgomery County Public Libraries has announced its most popular adult fiction and nonfiction books that were borrowed in 2019. Among the most borrowed fiction books are Celest Ng’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” Amor Towles’ “A Gentleman in Moscow,” and Liane Moriarty’s “Nine […]

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December 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCM Reporters: Our Favorite Stories of 2019

It’s been an eventful year in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at Team MCM’s favorite stories of 2019. Doug Tallman Shares His Favorite Stories of 2019 Rosa Gutierrez Lopez Rosa Gutierrez Lopez lives on the grounds of the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, in defiance of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. She has three […]

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MyMCMedia’s 2019 Athletes of the Year

Many great athletic achievements by teams and individuals in Montgomery County were on display in 2019. Quince Orchard, led by record-breaking running back Marquez Cooper, was undefeated until losing to rival Northwest in the state semifinals. Good Counsel won the WCAC football championship. Walter Johnson made the playoffs in football for the first time in […]

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December 23, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Las Favoritas de Hola Montgomery en 2019

Desde mediados del mes de mayo de 2019, Montgomery Community Media, pensando en brindar un servicio de información de calidad para la comunidad de habla hispana que reside en el condado, creó “Hola Montgomery” una iniciativa 100 por ciento en español. Aquí las historias favoritas de televisión durante este año:  Rosa Gutiérrez, madre soltera de […]

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December 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

2019 in Review: A Tumultuous Year for Montgomery Police

It was a tumultuous year for Montgomery County police and Montgomery County crime news. Here are nine of the biggest stories of 2019. 1. The Police Chief Saga Chief Tom Manger announced his retirement in January after 15 years leading the county police force. Marcus Jones, who had held several top positions, said he wanted […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Takoma Park Officials ‘Stunned’ to Learn Hospital’s Plan to Reduce Health Facilities

When the Maryland Health Care Commission ruled in favor of Washington Adventist Hospital’s request to move from Takoma Park in 2015,  Washington Adventist Hospital President Erik Wangsness told city leaders that the hospital would still provide key health services on the Takoma Park campus. “When the acute hospital services relocate to White Oak in 2019, we will […]

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