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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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April 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Sardi’s Chicken Restaurants to Go Offline May 5 to Pay Tribute to CEO

Sardi’s Chicken — which has restaurants in Gaithersburg, Olney, and Takoma Park — will close on Wednesday, May 5 to honor the passing of its late CEO and co-founder, Philip Sardelis. The restaurants will reopen on May 6. Sardelis, who resided in Derwood, died from complications related to COVID-19. He was 48. A message on […]

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March 10, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin and Deirdre Byrne

‘Some People’s Heroes are Other People’s Villains’: Death of ‘Kane’ Brings Backs Good, Bad and ‘Complicated’ Memories

When news of Peter Deibler’s death became public Monday morning, it brought up positive and negative memories for fans and former coworkers. The popular Top 40 radio host and Montgomery County resident — who went by “Kane” on-air — spent much of his career at Hot 99.5 (WIHT), which is based in Rockville. Some of […]

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February 21, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Inmate Death at County Correctional Facility Under Investigation

At 7:01 p.m. on Feb. 19, 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue teams responded to a report of an unresponsive inmate at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds. Correctional staff began life-saving efforts and called for Fire and Rescue personnel.  Clair was pronounced deceased at the facility. 42 year-old Anthony Bernard Clair, was […]

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January 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigating Homicide in Germantown Apartment

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are investigating a homicide in Germantown, police said in a statement. Russell Troy Huffman, 38, was pronounced deceased in an apartment on the 20000 block of Frederick Road on Monday, MCPD said. The department said he was a resident of the block. 911 received a call around 4:54 p.m. […]

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January 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

La Familia Raskin Lanza un Fondo Conmemorativo en Honor a su Hijo

En la víspera de Año Nuevo, el representante Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) y su esposa Sarah Bloom Raskin anunciaron la muerte de su hijo, Tommy, que tenía 25 años. Tommy Raskin era un estudiante de segundo año en la Facultad de Derecho de Harvard y se graduó de Amherst College en Massachusetts. Asistió a la […]

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January 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Family Launches Memorial Fund in Son’s Honor

On New Year’s Eve, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and his wife Sarah Bloom Raskin announced the death of their son, Tommy who was 25. Tommy Raskin was a second-year student at Harvard Law School and a graduate of Amherst College in Massachusetts. He attended Takoma Park Elementary School, Pine Crest Elementary, Eastern Middle School, […]

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September 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Deaths of Divorced Silver Spring Residents Ruled Murder-Suicide

The deaths of two elderly Silver Spring residents last week have been ruled a homicide and suicide.  Last Thursday, Sept. 3 Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers found Donna Lewis, 70, and Arnold Ringgold, 71, deceased in their home. According to a police statement a family member had gone to their home and called 911 […]

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February 27, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Executive Announces Death of Activist Ruby Rubens

County Executive Marc Elrich announced the death of activist Ruby Rubens. Rubens had devoted her life to confronting injustice and helping others, according to Elrich. Rubens was recruited to be one of the first African American administrators at the Social Security Administration headquarters in Baltimore, but instead went to work at the Civil Service Administration […]

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February 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown

Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man that occurred Saturday night in Germantown as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dwayne Anthony Stanley, Jr., age 28, of Washington, D.C. According to police, a driver on Great Seneca Highway called 911 at 10:30 p.m. to report an unresponsive person lying on […]

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