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June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Ride On Flex Launches Wednesday

Ride On Flex, the region’s first on-demand public transit service, will officially launch on Wednesday. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich along with Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Hans Riemer will join Al Roshdieh, the director of Montgomery County Department of Transportation, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Rockville Town Square to debut the new ridesharing service. […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Will Test ‘On Demand’ Transit Program

Montgomery County Department of Transportation has plans for a new “on demand” transit program. The Microtransit Pilot Program will be tested in the Rockville, Glenmont, and Wheaton service areas. Similar to UberPool, this program will allow residents to use a mobile app to request trips to and from a designated pickup and drop off area. […]

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March 4, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Body Found in Bethesda Has Been Identified

Montgomery County police said Monday they have identified the body of a man found behind a bus stop in Bethesda in late February. Police identified the body as Francisco De La O De La Cruz, 25. The Office of the Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide. Officials say the investigation remains active. Detectives are urging […]

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February 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Provide More Details on Body in Bethesda

Montgomery County police late Tuesday night said the body found at a Bethesda bus stop belongs to a man, between 20 and 30 years old. Police also released images of tattoos from the body as well as other artifacts found. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the victim.  Please see the photos attached […]

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February 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Body Found at Bethesda Bus Stop Ruled a Homicide

Update: The medical examiner has ruled that the death was caused by a homicide. Montgomery County police say a body was found about 5:30 p.m. at a bus stop in the 10000 block of Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. Police said they do not believe the death occurred where the body was found. We spoke […]

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November 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

DNA Evidence Helped to Create Composite of Alleged Rapist

Detectives investigating an October rape have used the services of a Virginia company that can predict a person’s physical appearance and ancestry through unidentified DNA evidence, a Montgomery County police statement said. The statement, released Wednesday, said Parabon NanoLabs uses what is called DNA phenotyping to produce a composite depicting how the person sought in […]

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October 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Rape at a Bus Stop in Gaithersburg

A woman waiting for a bus Friday morning was sexually assaulted and raped, Montgomery County police said. The incident occurred at Watkins Mill Road and Travis Lane when she was approached by a man, described to be in his late 20s, police said. He was wearing a dark-colored, checkered shirt and jacket, police said. He […]

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Say a 14-Year-Old Girl Was Stabbed Near a Bus Stop in Silver Spring

A 14-year-old girl was stabbed near a public bus stop in Silver Spring on Thursday afternoon, police said, and the suspect is a 14-year-old boy. According to a report by the Montgomery County police, officers responded around 3:15 p.m. in the area of East Franklin Avenue and University Boulevard where they found a 14-year-old girl […]

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August 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal hit and run collision that occurred last night in Aspen Hill. 2. A Silver Spring bus stop is in the running for the “sorriest bus stop in America.” 3. A Rockville-based company, Genovation […]

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January 28, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Mounds of Snow Hinder Commute for Pedestrians and Bus Riders (PHOTOS)

As things begin to return to normal around Montgomery County after last weekends record blizzard, commuters are hitting the roads and sidewalks to head back to work. Delays and traffic jams are common place around the County but for some, mounds of snow are impeding their commutes. A bus stop at the intersection of Colesville […]

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