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August 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery Youth Hockey Player Dies After Suffering Brain Injury

A 13-year old Montgomery Youth Hockey Association player collapsed on the ice during a hockey clinic on Aug. 18 and was pronounced dead several hours later at a hospital. Henry Lent, who skated for the Montgomery Youth Hockey Association Blue Devils as well as several other teams, collapsed on the ice and suffered a “catastrophic […]

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October 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Scammers Attempt to Profit Off Death of Olney Woman Killed When Boy Jumped from Overpass

The family of Marisa Harris released a statement saying scammers are using fraudulent “Go Fund Me and other accounts” in an attempt to profit from their relative’s death. JUST IN: Marisa Harris' parents shared this. Va. State Police say 12yo jumped from overpass, landed on Harris' car, killing her. @fox5dc pic.twitter.com/5B4FhkFxU2 — Evan Lambert (@EvanLambertTV) […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Toddler Drowns at Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers have identified the toddler who was pulled out of Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village on Friday evening. Police Captain Paul Starks said 22-month-old Malik Bojang died at a local hospital. An investigator, in the medical examiner’s office, confirms the cause of death was an accidental drowning. “Our hearts go out to […]

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December 21, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Chevy Chase Girl Raising Money for Refugees in Jordan (VIDEO)

Shaadi Ghorbani is only 12-years-old and has managed to raise more than $4,000 to help children at Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan; a mission that all started with her dad. “Watching the news over the past year the situation wasn’t getting any better and I felt like I wanted to do something,” said Dr. Ali […]

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March 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Troy Turner on the Search for His Children (VIDEO)

Troy Turner has not seen his children, Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, since September of 2014 when they disappeared. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, he shares the latest on the search to find them. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Turner explains the reasoning behind the title of his recent GoFundMe page, “Justice for Sarah and Jacob.” […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Olney Chamber Establishes Scholarship Fund in Officer Noah Leotta’s Name

The Olney Chamber of Commerce has established a scholarship fund to commemorate the life and passion of Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. The Chamber is asking local businesses and residents to help contribute to the fund, which will be awarded to local high school students committed to pursuing a career in law enforcement or […]

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Search for Sarah and Jacob Hoggle Planned for Saturday

A community search for missing siblings, Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, is planned from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 20th. Volunteers are meeting at the Germantown Community Center, 18905 Kingsview Road. You can find more information about the Saturday search on the Find Sarah, Find Jacob Facebook page. A Go Fund Me account […]

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January 8, 2015 | Krista Brick

Ken Gemmell: One Month After the Tragic Plane Crash

“This wouldn’t have been on my top 1,000 fears in life.” Yet, one month ago today, a jet plane headed from North Carolina to the Montgomery County Airpark sliced through two houses in a Gaithersburg neighborhood, the wing shearing off and into Ken Gemmell’s home that he shared with his wife Marie and their two sons, […]

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