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March 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Man Arrested for Carjacking, Robbery

Montgomery County police charged a 27-year-old Bethesda man for an armed carjacking and an armed robbery. Michael Gainer Rothenberg, 27, of Buxton Terrace was charged in the carjacking, which occurred March 1, and the robbery, which occurred March 4, a police statement said. The carjacking occurred about 5 p.m., in the parking lot of the […]

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October 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Burtonsville Family (PHOTOS)

A house fire in Burtonsville caused an estimated $100,000 in damages on Tuesday afternoon and displaced the family who lives there, according to a Montgomery County fire spokesperson. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said it took 45 firefighters to extinguish the blaze on Turbridge Court. Firefighters from Prince George’s and Howard counties provided mutual […]

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April 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Praises Work of County Delegation in Annapolis (VIDEO)

The Maryland legislative session wrapped up in April. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by other elected officials in Annapolis at a news briefing. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

State Increases Speed Limit on I-70

Those traveling in central and western Maryland may soon enjoy a little less time spent driving as the speed limit on Interstate 70 increases to 70 mph today. The change is the result of a new law that went into effect last year that allows the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) to […]

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March 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 18, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Top Cop: The Maryland State Police Department is scheduled to announce the Trooper of the Year at a ceremony this morning. 2. More Music: Levine Music is planning to open a fifth location at the Silver Spring Library later this year. […]

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March 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Ranked as Healthiest in State

A new report released today ranks Montgomery County number one in Maryland when it comes to health. The 2016 County Health Rankings looks into more than 30 “Health Outcomes” that is measured in the following categories: health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment. This is the third year in a row […]

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March 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

It Was a Big Day for Transportation News in MoCo (VIDEO)

It was a big day for transportation news in Montgomery County. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state has selected a vendor for the Purple Line and County Executive Ike Leggett announces plans to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit in several key corridors of the county. So which announcement is more important? Find […]

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June 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

McCarthy Changes Approach to In Custody Death Investigations (VIDEO)

Montgomery and Howard Counties have launched a new partnership when it comes to handling cases involving county police agencies use of force that end in death. State’s Attorney John McCarthy explains how this partnership will work and why he believes it is a step in the right direction for transparency and community trust. Visit our […]

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June 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County’s Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Point in Seven Years

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) and the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) have reported that Montgomery County’s unemployment rate in April was 3.7 percent, marking the first time it has been below 4 percent since December 2008. The last time the rate was at 3.7 percent was in October […]

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June 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery and Howard Counties Partner on Police-Involved Death Cases

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy explains a new partnership with the Howard County state’s attorney’s office when it comes to handling cases involving county police agencies use of force that end in death.

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