June 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Man Suspected of Bank Robberies Found Dead in Hagerstown Motel

The man detectives believe robbed several Suntrust banks was found dead in a Hagerstown motel room, a Montgomery County police statement said. Shivi Brian Mohanani-Neil, 28, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, is believed to be responsible for several Suntrust bank robberies in Montgomery County as well as committing other robberies in Northern Virginia, police said. Mohnani-Neil entered […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hagerstown Man Arrested for Bias Incidents Against Housing Opportunities Commission

A 69-year-old Hagerstown man has been charged with telephone misuse and harassment of a person because of the person’s race, Montgomery County police said in a Tuesday statement. Jerome Want of the 1600 block of Langley Drive posted $3,500 bail and was released, according to online court records. About 5 p.m. Jan. 23, officers responded […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Announces Four Appointments to Maryland State Board of Education

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced his picks to fill four vacancies on the Maryland State Board of Education. Hogan’s appointees are David Steiner, Dr. Justin Hartings, Michael Phillips and Kyle Smith. “These talented individuals represent our administration’s continued commitment to ensuring that our already strong education system continues to improve while providing a world-class […]

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January 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Delaney Releases Statement on Opening Day of Congress

Members of the House of Representatives were sworn in for the 115th Congress on Tuesday afternoon. Congressman John Delaney begins his third term representing Maryland Sixth District and he released the following statement: “I am truly humbled to represent the people of Maryland’s Sixth District in the House, and I look forward to standing up […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Woman Attacked by Black Bear in Frederick County

A 63-year-old woman was attacked by a black bear on Wednesday night in Frederick County, according to a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) official. The bear attack happened around 9 p.m. on Irongate Lane in Frederick, near Middleton, according to Harry Spiker, who is a state bear biologist. Spiker said this is the first time […]

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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

This is your source for the latest election news in Montgomery County. For more election news, visit our Vote 2016 page. We hope you will contribute your election updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #vote. You can also follow us […]

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August 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Route 29 Batman Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle on I-70 in Hagerstown

UPDATED A man known as the Route 29 Batman was killed in a traffic accident Sunday night in Hagerstown. Maryland State Police said that 51-year-old Leonard (Lenny) Robinson was driving his custom made Batmobile, although he was not in costume, when he had engine trouble on eastbound I-70 west of Big Pool Road around 10:30 […]

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June 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

UPDATED: Suspect Charged with Murder in Germantown Held Without Bond (VIDEO)

UPDATED, June 5, 2:36 p.m.- Donald Wayne Bricker, Jr., 27, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Mariam Folashade Adebayo, 24, has been released from the hospital and is being held without bond pending a court appearance tomorrow afternoon. According to Ramon Korionoff, spokesperson for the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Bricker, Jr. remains held without […]

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June 4, 2015 | Aline Barros

Vigil Honors Woman Killed at Germantown Parking Lot (PHOTOS)

Helpful, upbeat, authentic, and genuine were just some of the words used to describe Mariam Folashade Adebayo. A vigil to honor Adebayo life’s was held at the Seneca Valley High School on June 3. It was an emotional night for family and friends of Adebayo who was killed on June 2 outside a Target parking lot in Germantown. Her […]

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June 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Alleged Ex-Boyfriend Charged with Murder in Germantown Target Parking Lot Death

A 27-year-old Hagerstown man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his alleged girlfriend in the Target parking lot in Germantown Monday night. Family and friends told police the couple had been dating about six months and recently ended their relationship. Bricker is listed on the Maryland Sex Offender Registry for a […]

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