June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Toddler Drowns at Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers have identified the toddler who was pulled out of Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village on Friday evening. Police Captain Paul Starks said 22-month-old Malik Bojang died at a local hospital. An investigator, in the medical examiner’s office, confirms the cause of death was an accidental drowning. “Our hearts go out to […]

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February 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Child Struck by Car in Takoma Park

A two-year-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition after he was struck by a car in Takoma Park on Saturday afternoon, according to Takoma Park police. The collision happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the 8200 block of Roanoke Avenue in a parking lot, police said. According to police, the driver remained […]

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January 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

It’s A Boy! (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A Derwood family is celebrating the New Year with a new addition, and it’s a boy! In fact, he’s the first baby born at Shady Grove Medical Center in 2016. Nathan Luong arrived at 1:31 a.m. on Jan. 1st and weighed in at 8 pounds and 12 ounces. Both mom and baby are resting […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Child Killed in Gaithersburg Crash at Fields Road and I-370

UPDATED, June 17, 6:30 p.m. – Police have identified the driver of the car and the boy killed in a crash in Gaithersburg Tuesday morning. The driver of the 2003 Toyota Corolla is being identified as Narges Shafeirad, 33. She remains hospitalized in serious condition, police said. The boy who died was her son, 5-year-old Daniel Dana, […]

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May 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Near Drowning Reported at Community Pool in Rockville

UPDATED A seven-year-old boy was transported to the hospital on Memorial Day after nearly drowning at a community pool in the 1600 block of Yale Place in Rockville, according to a county fire official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that a bystander initiated CPR on the boy. Piringer […]

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January 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

New Year’s Day Babies Arrive Shortly After Midnight in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A Germantown family rang in the new year at Shady Grove Medical Center with a special delivery. That’s where the hospital’s Birth Center welcomed its first baby of 2015, a boy weighing ten pounds, arrived at 12:30 a.m. on January 1. Hospital officials said both mom and baby are resting and doing well. “We […]

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June 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of new dad and baby born on way to hospital

Highway Delivery: Baby Born Along Interstate 270 (Photos)

UPDATED Talk about a highway delivery. An Adamstown woman gave birth to a baby boy on southbound Interstate 270, near Middlebrook Road, shortly before 6 a.m. on June 6 in the Germantown area. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that both mother and baby are doing fine. Piringer said the […]

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May 26, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Teen Rescued from Pool, Near Drowning in White Oak

A teenage boy was transported to the hospital on May 26 after he nearly drowned in a pool at an apartment complex on Stewart Lane in White Oak, according to a fire and rescue official. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported the incident on his Twitter account. No other information about this […]

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