July 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Maryland Leaders Release Statements About Decision to Halt FBI Project

U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat, released a statement Wednesday about the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the procurement for the FBI headquarters project: “America needs a FBI that can operate efficiently and effectively and it is in the national interest that the FBI has a new consolidated headquarters. This is a rash, rushed and […]

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June 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Raskin Responds to Comey’s Testimony (VIDEO)

Former FBI director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee early Thursday to discuss his interactions with President Donald Trump and the events leading up to Trump firing Comey. In this MyMCMedia extra video, Raskin talks about Comey’s testimony: ICYMI: here is former FBI Director Comey’s prepared testimony for today’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing: […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Rachel Carson Elementary School Hosts Career Day for Fifth Graders (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rachel Carson Elementary School’s fifth grade class celebrated Career Day on June 7th. PTA President Paula Ross said the students are studying careers in their curriculum unit and this was a chance for the fifth graders to ask questions and hear directly from people working in a variety of professional fields before they head off […]

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April 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hate Crime Prevention Forum to Take Place on May 1

Hate incidents across the county is why the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations service for a forum to help prevent hate. Representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Anti Defamation League and the Montgomery County Police Department will inform […]

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February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Several MCPS Principals Alert School Communities of Virtual Kidnapping Scam

Several principals at Montgomery County Public Schools are alerting their communities of an extortion phone scam after receiving reports from parents who have been targeted. In a letter to parents and guardians sent out this week, MCPS officials write that “multiple MCPS families have been targeted by what is known as a virtual kidnapping scam. […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

President Obama on Mass Shooting in Orlando: “We Will Not Give into Fear” (VIDEO)

President Obama delivered a statement on the mass shootings that occurred in Orlando, Florida on June 12. “This was an act of terror and an act of hate,” said President Obama. “We will not give in to fear or turn against each other. Instead, we will stand united, as Americans, to protect our people, and […]

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March 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Crime in Rockville Continues to Decline

The Rockville Police Department reported a decrease in crime for 2015. Overall crime in the City decreased by 4.2 percent last year, which continues an 11 year period of decline in crime, according to a news release. The Rockville City Police Department published a report using data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) reporting program. […]

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December 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Baker, Bowser, Leggett Tout Regional Economic Development (VIDEO)

The Committee for Montgomery hosted its annual legislative breakfast on Dec. 16 at the Bethesda North Marriott.  The main event at this year’s breakfast was a conversation about regional economic development featuring the Executives of Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and the Mayor of Washington, D.C. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Also at this event, the […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Senator Barbara Mikulski Secures $390 Million In FY16 Bill For FBI Headquarters in Maryland (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Subcommittee on Commerce Justice, and Science, announced that she successfully included $390 million in the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. The funding will be used to begin the construction of a new consolidated headquarters for the […]

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July 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photos of lyons sisters at police media conference

Authorities Schedule News Conferences to Discuss Developments in Missing Lyon Sisters Case

UPDATED There may be some answers today about a case that has haunted residents in Montgomery County for the past forty years. Back on March 25, 1975, sisters Sheila and Katherine Lyon disappeared near a popular shopping center in Wheaton. According to police, the sisters were last seen just after 2 p.m., walking between Wheaton […]

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