Catherine Hoggle

September 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Vigil For Hoggle Children Marks Grim 5th Year Anniversary

The family of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle held a vigil Saturday night, marking the fifth year since the children disappeared. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, has been charged in their deaths, and she remains institutionalized at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup where doctors have ruled her incompetent to stand trial. Their father, Troy […]

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September 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 2 Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Labor Day: A national holiday since 1894, Labor Day’s roots start in Canada. The History Channel has an informative video on how the first Monday in September became a day off from work. 2. What’s Closed: You can expect lots of […]

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August 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Catherine Hoggle Found Incompetent to Stand Trial Again

A competent status hearing was held on Tuesday to determine if there has been any changes in Catherine Hoggle’s mental condition. The judge found Hoggle incompetent to stand trial for the 2014 disappearance of her two children Sarah and Jacob Hoggle. Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy says the next status hearing for Hoggle will […]

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August 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 12. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues in Gaithersburg. 2. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Contines: Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Maryland offers a week of shopping free of the state sales tax. Click here for more details. #ShopMDTaxFree Week […]

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August 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

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State’s Attorney Seeks Delay in Hoggle Competency Ruling

The Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office is asking a Circuit Court judge to hold off ruling on Catherine Hoggle’s competency for four more months, according to a motion filed this week. Hoggle, 32, faces murder charges in the deaths of her two children, Sarah and Jacob. She has been ruled incompetent since the children’s disappearance […]

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July 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Catherine Hoggle to be Evaluated by New Psychiatrist

Catherine Hoggle, the mother accused of killing two of her children nearly five years ago, has spent most of the time since then at Clifton Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup, a maximum-security psychiatric hospital. That could change in August. Based on the hospital’s psychiatric evaluations, judges have ruled Hoggle incompetent to stand trial. Montgomery County […]

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June 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hoggle Again Ruled Incompetent; Prosecutors Seek Independent Evaluation

A Montgomery County judge ruled Tuesday that Catherine Hoggle, who has been accused of killing her two children, remained incompetent to stand trial. The decision was the latest in a series of rulings where Hoggle has been brought before a judge and found unable to assist in her defense based on reports of her doctor […]

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March 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Hoggle Update: Prosecutors Seek Independent Evaluation on Mental Competency

It’s been about four years since the disappearance of Sarah, and Jacob Hoggle. They were last seen with their mother, Catherine Hoggle-who has not given any information regarding her children’s whereabouts since their disappearance. Most recently, Catherine Hoggle had a status hearing to determine her current mental status, and if she is competent to stand […]

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November 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hoggle Again Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial

Catherine Hoggle was once again ruled incompetent to stand trial on Friday. The woman faces two murder charges in connection with the disappearances of her two children four years ago. The children — Sarah who was then 3 and Jacob who was then 2 — have never been found. They were reported missing, and Catherine […]

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November 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hoggle Expected in Court Friday

Catherine Hoggle, who faces two murder charges for the disappearance of her two young children, is scheduled to be in court again Friday. Once again, the issue will be whether she is competent to stand trial. She will be appearing before Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg. The case had been before Judge Michael Mason; the […]

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