January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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September 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leaky Coolant System Leads to Arrest, Police Say

Puddles of antifreeze helped to link a 21-year-old Sandy Spring man to a series of burglaries, including one in which a girl was attacked, Montgomery County police said Tuesday. Police have charged Thomas M. Hill, 21, of the 18700 block of Brooke Road with four burglary offenses as well as two sex charges, according to […]

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September 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Girl, 11, Dies from Injuries in Colesville Murder-Suicide

An 11-year-old girl has died following a murder-suicide that happened in Colesville earlier this week. Police said Mina Kim died in the hospital Thursday. A 57-year-old man, identified as Yong Mun Kim, and his 48-year-old wife, identified as Sang Yeon Kim, and his son 10-year-old Andy Kim, also died in the incident, which occurred in the 100 […]

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September 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

School District Releases Statement on Death of 10-Year-Old Student

Montgomery County Public School officials released a statement Monday expressing condolences to the family of a Westover Elementary School student who died Monday morning. Andy Kim,10, suffered from gunshot wounds in an alleged murder-suicide. A statement from the school’s principal, Audra Wilson, reads: “It is with deep sadness that I inform you that Andy Kim, […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Boy, 10, Dies from Injuries in Colesville Murder-Suicide

The Monday morning murder-suicide has claimed the life of a 10-year-old, Montgomery County police said. The boy, identified as Andy Kim, died from his injuries at the hospital, police said. A 57-year-old man, identified as Yong Mun Kim, and his 48-year-old wife, identified as Sang Yeon Kim, also died in the incident, which occurred in the 100 […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Murder-Suicide Kills 2, Injures 3 in Colesville

A Colesville shooting killed two and critically injured three in what Montgomery County police are calling a murder-suicide. Police were not releasing names. The shooting occurred around midnight when Wheaton police district officers and fire and rescue personnel were summoned to a home in the 100 block of Amberleigh Drive, police said. Police said they […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images in Connection with Bank Robberies

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection for bank robberies that have occurred since March, a police statement said. Police hope someone can identify him. The following bank robberies and attempted bank robbery were reported to MCP: About 11 a.m. March 29, the man entered the Capital One Bank […]

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June 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying Theft from Auto Suspect in Colesville

Montgomery County police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect that they believe is responsible for two thefts from vehicles. Police said both incidents happened in close proximity to each other in the Colesville area. According to detectives, property was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on May 27 in the 300-block […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Hope Public Can ID Would-Be Bank Robber

Montgomery County police have released a surveillance image from a would-be bank robbery May 3 in Colesville in hopes the public can help identify the culprit, police said. About 11:55 a.m. Thursday, May 3, a man entered the BB&T Bank at 13350 New Hampshire Ave. and displayed a note demanding money from the teller, police […]

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