April 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Defense Will Appeal Conviction in Bethesda Tunnel Fire Murder Case

The man convicted Wednesday in a bizarre Bethesda murder will file an appeal, his attorney said Friday. After a seven-day trial, Daniel Beckwitt was convicted of a second-degree “depraved heart” murder of Askia Khafra, a 21-year-old Silver Spring man Beckwitt had hired to dig tunnels under his property. “There are issues raised in the course […]

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July 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Leggett Appeals Pepco Rate Increase Decision

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has released the following statement about his decision to appeal the recent approval of a Pepco rate increase: “Today, I have instructed the County Attorney to file an appeal in Montgomery County Circuit Court to stop the recent ruling by the Maryland Public Service Commission approving a $27 million rate […]

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