June 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Manger Announces Arrests of Three Suspects in Double Homicide Case (VIDEO)

At a Saturday night news conference, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger announced that three people have been arrested for the homicides of 17-year-old Shadi Najjar and 18-year-old Artem Ziberov. According to police, the Germantown teens were shot to death as they sat in a parked car in the 8200 block of Gallery Court in […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum In Rockville Will Focus on Maltreatment of Elders

To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County will host its 7th annual senior safety forum at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Seniors residents, their families and caregivers are invited to attend this free event to learn about the services and resources available for elder residents in the County. In Montgomery County […]

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May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Recognized for Their Recycling Efforts (VIDEO)

It’s Recycling Awareness Week here in Montgomery County and some private schools across the county were chosen to help Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection Division of Solid Waste Services kickoff their campaign. Because of their recycling efforts during the school year, St. John’s Episcopal School was one out of dozens of schools chosen by […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Identify Resident Found in House After Explosion (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 4.20.17 3:30 p.m. Montgomery County police have identified the resident found in the Ashley Drive house following an explosion last Friday as 61-year-old Steven Beck. According to a police news release, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that Beck died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said a dog found near […]

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March 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body Recovered from Exploded Rockville Home

Crews poring over the debris of a home that exploded near Rockville early Friday morning discovered the remains of an adult and a domestic animal, Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said at a news conference Saturday. The body, which was found sometime around noon, has been sent to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner […]

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January 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Provide Update on Snow Plow Operations at Bethesda Depot (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Transportation Director Al Roshdieh, and Highways Services Chief Richard Dorsey provided an update about snow plow operations on Tuesday afternoon at the Bethesda Dept. The local officials pledged to have at least one snow plow down every county street by 7 a.m. on Wednesday. If you haven’t seen a plow […]

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December 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Santa Runs Resume in Rockville

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department has announced on its website that its popular Santa Runs are back. Just one day ago, the fire department notified the community, on its Facebook page, that the rides were suspended this week. The reason was because Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein expressed some safety concerns about […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Mayor Jud Ashman on Piloting Police Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Mayor Jud Ashman talks about police body worn cameras being piloted in Gaithersburg.

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April 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

GPD Celebrates 50 Years

The Gaithersburg Police Department celebrated its 50-year-anniversary on April 1. On April 1, 1963, a resolution was signed by then Mayor Merton F. Duvall. Chief David Marstiller was the city’s first Chief of Police, although there are references to a “Town Marshall” in the minutes of Town Council Meetings prior to 1963. The town budget […]

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February 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Chief Bowers Leaving Montgomery County for Fairfax Job (Video)

Montgomery County Fire-Rescue Service Chief Richard Bowers is leaving Montgomery County to become the new chief of the Fairfax County Fire Rescue Department. The announcement was made on Feb. 12 by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Bowers succeeds Chief Ronald L. Mastin who plans to retire May 7. Local firefighters were notified of the […]

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