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August 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Robbery and Assault in Downtown Silver Spring

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department continue to investigate the June 8 robbery of a 64-year-old male in downtown Silver Spring. Police believe two male suspects are responsible. On June 8, shortly after 6:00 p.m., a police officer was flagged down by the victim who reported that he was assaulted and robbed. According to […]

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December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kitchen Fire at Chevy Chase Apartment Complex Displaces Two Families

A fire at the Riveria House, an 11 story apartment complex on East-West Highway in Chevy Chase, has caused $75,000 worth of damages. As a result of the fire, two families have been displaced from the apartment complex. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, the fire started on the seventh […]

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February 26, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Bethesda Office Building’s Falling Windows Cause County Response

Pieces of a glass window pane fell from an office building in downtown Bethesda last Monday, sparking Montgomery County officials to order the owners to put in safety measures. This is the third instance of falling glass from this building since the county started tracking the issue in April 2017, and Bethesda resident Amanda Farber […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Announces Five Operating Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich has announced that he is holding five budget forums seeking feedback from Montgomery County residents about the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Operating Budget priorities. “This is the citizens’ opportunity to lay out priorities,” said Elrich. “So even if it’s not on my list, I want to hear it.” Elrich will announce […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Crane Operation to Close Colesville Road in Silver Spring This Weekend

Silver Spring commuters take note, a crane operation will close a portion of Colesville Road in Silver Spring this weekend. The lane closures are slated to begin at midnight on Feb. 11, and will include three southbound lanes and two left northbound lanes of Colesville Road between Spring Street and Fenton Street. One northbound lane […]

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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Early Morning Robberies in Bethesda and Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery that occurred on Jan. 26 at CVS pharmacies in Bethesda and a Rite Aid in Silver Spring. According to police, investigators believe the three robberies were committed by the same suspect. Police have released surveillance video, see below, of the suspect […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Locate Missing Bethesda Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED Police have safely located Norberto Goldberg. Update:Located – Norberto Goldberg has been located safe and unharmed in Washington DC. The Silver Alert has been canceled. TY for sharing pic.twitter.com/OtvHgGHibN — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) September 28, 2016 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Bethesda […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Footage of Motorcycle Theft Suspects (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police continue to investigate a July 22nd theft of a motorcycle that happened at a residential parking lot located on the 1400 block of East West Highway. Police released surveillance video of two suspects this week and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the video surveillance shows […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrobus Crashes into Tree Along East-West Highway in Silver Spring

A Metrobus crashed into a tree on East-West Highway near Grubb Road in Silver Spring late Monday afternoon, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. According to Piringer, one person was trapped and had to be rescued. He said paramedics were treating over a dozen patients at the scene. Piringer said the […]

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April 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without the umbrella. Rain is in the forecast today. Here are five more things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s down to the wire for Noah’s Law. State lawmakers have until midnight to pass the legislation named for fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta. Police Chief […]

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