July 29, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Pooch Pool Party Makes a Splash in Gaithersburg

Montgomery Recreation will host its annual end of summer Pooch Pool Party at the Upper County Outdoor Pool in Gaithersburg on Aug. 21 and Aug. 22. The pool will be open for dogs to play from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To participate, dogs must have a current Montgomery County dog license and written proof […]

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July 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Mother of 21-Year-Old Killed by Police Speaks Out

Rhonda LeRoux says Montgomery County Police failed to de-escalate the situation that ended in officers fatally shooting her son, 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux. LeRoux was killed by Montgomery County Police (MCPD) officers July 16. Police said they were called to a Gaithersburg McDonald’s for a report that LeRoux was in the drive-thru refusing to pay for […]

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July 28, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Revela Imágenes de la Cámara Corporal de Agentes en el Tiroteo Mortal en Gaithersburg

La policía del condado de Montgomery llevó a cabo una conferencia de prensa el martes para revisar las imágenes de la cámara corporal de un oficial, del día 16 de julio, donde Ryan LeRoux, de 21 años, perdió la vida tras ser baleado por un policía, en un restaurante McDonald’s en Gaithersburg. Según la policía, […]

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July 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Body Camera Footage from July 16 Fatal Shooting of Gaithersburg Man 

Montgomery County Police held a press conference Tuesday to review officer body camera footage from the July 16 fatal shooting of 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gaithersburg. According to police, a person called 911 to report LeRoux was in a McDonald’s drive-thru on Flower Hill Way refusing to pay for his food […]

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July 23, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Restos Encontrados en Parque Nacional son Identificados como de Hispana de Gaithersburg

Los restos encontrados en un parque nacional en el condado de Frederick han sido identificados como los de Joanna Michelle Amaya, de 21 años, de Gaithersburg, según la Oficina Federal de Investigaciones (FBI). Amaya también era conocida como Dior Reyes. El FBI dijo que los restos de Amaya fueron recuperados el 12 de junio después […]

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July 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Remains Found in National Park Identified as Gaithersburg Woman

Remains found at a national park in Frederick County have been identified as those of Joanna Michelle Amaya, 21, of Gaithersburg, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Amaya was also known as Dior Reyes. The FBI said Amaya was recovered June 12 after hikers discovered a portion of her body in Catoctin Mountain […]

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July 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

BioNTech Expands Cell Therapy Operations into Montgomery County

BioNTech, the German-based company responsible for the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, will expand its operations to Montgomery County and acquire a Gaithersburg manufacturing facility and cell therapy R&D platform from Kite, a unit of Gilead Sciences. This expansion will support the development of BioNTech’s expanding pipeline of novel cell therapies. The company recently rose to international […]

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July 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispano Enfrenta Cargos de DUI tras Atropellar a una Familia de Seis en Gaithersburg

Un hombre hispano enfrenta cargos después de que la policía dice que atropelló a una familia de seis personas que caminaba por una acera en Gaithersburg durante el fin de semana. Los oficiales dicen que sucedió cerca de N. Summit Avenue en Goshen Road y Girard Street, el sábado poco antes de las 8:00 p.m. […]

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July 20, 2021 | Staff Writer

Man Facing DUI Charges After Striking Family of Six Walking on Sidewalk in Gaithersburg

A man is facing charges after police say he struck a family of six that was walking on a sidewalk in Gaithersburg over the weekend. Officers say it happened near N. Summit Avenue on Goshen Road and Girard Street on Saturday shortly before 8:00 p.m. An investigation revealed that a vehicle lost control after turning […]

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July 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Jawando Emite un Comunicado tras la Muerte de Leroux a Manos de Policías de MCPD

El concejal del condado de Montgomery Will Jawando emitió el martes un comunicado tras la muerte de Ryan Leroux a manos de disparos de agentes de la policía del condado (MCPD), el viernes 16 de julio a las afueras de un restaurante McDonalds en Gaithersburg. En su cuenta de Twitter, Jawando dice “Me duele el […]

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