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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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November 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Arrest and Charge Two Suspects in Gaithersburg Homicide

UPDATE 11.18.16 Montgomery County police have arrested and charged two suspects in connection with the homicide of Richard Michael Lone III. Police have arrested and charged Mohammed Sirleaf, age 20, of Towne Crest Drive in Gaithersburg, for the murder of Lone. Timario Makaveli Gregg, age 19, of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring, was also arrested and charged with […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Posts Online Message About Clown Social Media Posts

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have written a letter to parents and guardians this week about “vague threats via social media” to several schools that were shared under a “clown” alias. The letter has also been posted on the district’s website. According to MCPS, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is aware of the threats […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Nine People at Sobriety Checkpoint in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers arrested nine people for driving under the influence (DUI) at a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in the city of Gaithersburg. The checkpoint was set up from 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 27 at Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road. ‘ On Monday, the Maryland State Police Department announced […]

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Investigators Identify Sixth Victim of Silver Spring Explosion and Fire

Montgomery County police detectives, with the help of ATF and the Office of the Medical Examiner (OCME), have identified a sixth victim, 34-year-old Aseged Mekonen, who died at the scene of an explosion and fire at a Silver Spring apartment building earlier this month. The remains of seven people were removed from the rubble after […]

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June 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of geese at Lake Needwood

Humane Society Opposes Parks Department’s Plan to Kill Canada Geese (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is opposing a plan by Montgomery County’s Department of Parks to kill hundreds of Canada geese at two local parks. Parks officials say the geese are a public safety nuisance, and they are planning to euthanize hundreds of them at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED Police Increase Patrols in Chevy Chase after Report of Suspicious Situation

UPDATE March 16, 1:15 p.m. The Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a report of a suspicious situation on that happened Friday, March 11 in Chevy Chase. Police say two children are the only known witnesses and many details remain unconfirmed. Investigators continue to follow possible leads and collect information. Police are asking anyone with information […]

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January 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Red Brick Court House Damaged by Heavy Snow (Photos)

Montgomery County officials are overseeing building repairs at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, in the city of Rockville, after some pieces of the historic building fell to the ground from the weight of heavy snow earlier this week. General Services Director David Dise said crews shoveling sidewalks in the area heard a giant […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Another cold day is on tap and Montgomery County officials are advising residents to take precautions. Stay tuned, the National Weather Service is monitoring a winter storm that is expected to impact our area on Friday and Saturday. 2. Montgomery County Executive […]

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December 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Officer Noah Leotta Dies at Age 24 (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, who was struck by a vehicle one week ago today while working as part of a Holiday Task Force in Rockville, has passed away at a local hospital. The Montgomery County Police Department paid tribute to Leotta today outside the Wheaton Police Station on Randolph Road. Leotta, 24, […]

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