March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Firefighters Battle Blaze at Damascus House

UPDATED Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters battled a blaze in the 9400 block of Primrose View Court in Damascus on Monday night that has displaced a family of five. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said three people escaped the house with no injuries. According to Piringer, there is significant fire damage to the two-story […]

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November 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Takoma Park Police Investigate Woman’s Death as Homicide

UPDATED Takoma Park police officers are investigating a woman’s death in the 7500 block of New Hampshire Avenue as a homicide. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates there was trauma to the victim who is only being identified by police as a woman in her mid-30’s. Police said that as soon as next-of-kin notification […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Say Rockville Man Was Fatally Stabbed

Montgomery County police officers say a 22-year-old Rockville man was fatally stabbed on Sunday night near the intersection of Veirs Mill Road and Randolph Road. Police have identified the man as Jose Miguel Henriquez Alfaro. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, Alfaro was assaulted with a weapon during a confrontation with multiple suspects on […]

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August 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Man Killed in Fatal Crash

A Rockville man was killed in a car crash on Sunday in Rockville. According to Montgomery County police, the single vehicle collision happened shortly before 2 p.m. in the area of Gruenther Avenue and McAuliffe Drive. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a black Toyota Avalon left the roadway, struck a fence, and then […]

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August 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Serious Collision in Gaithersburg, Two Boys Injured

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision that sent three people, including two young boys, to the hospital on Saturday night. The one-car collision happened at 9:30 p.m. in the area of Muddy Branch Road and West Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2004 Infiniti with […]

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April 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Vandalism Case at Shaare Torah (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Police Spokesperson Rick Goodale says police hope to close the vandalism case detectives are investigating at the Shaare Torah synagogue in Gaithersburg. Here’s a recap: Goodale says detectives at the 6th district station are encouraging citizens to call in tips at 240.773.5770. For more MyMCMedia coverage, see below:

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January 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Hate Incident in Chevy Chase

Montgomery County police are investigating a hate crime that occurred at a residence in the 3300 block of Glenmoor Drive in Chevy Chase this holiday weekend. Police said a racial epithet was spray painted on the home’s garage door. According to a police account of the incident, at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Monday, a neighbor […]

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November 3, 2014 | Krista Brick

NTSB Report of Frederick Mid-Air Crash Shows Pilot Never Saw Helicopter

A preliminary report of the fatal crash of a helicopter and plane in Frederick Oct. 23 indicates that the pilot of the plane may not have seen the third helicopter reported in the area as he prepared to land. The National Transportation Safety Board recently released its preliminary report of the fatal crash that killed […]

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October 15, 2014 | Aline Barros

Man Who Killed his Ex-Wife in Germantown Gets Life in Prison

A Nashville man, who killed his ex-wife in Germantown, was sentenced on Oct. 15 to life in prison for the crime. Baldeo Taneja, 63, murdered Preeta Gabba, of Germantown, last October. His wife at the time, Raminder Kaur, was with Taneja during the crime, according to court documents. Kaur’s sentencing date is yet to be […]

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March 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

Three Car Accident Closes I-270 During Monday Morning Commute

Maryland state police are investigating a three-car accident that occurred shortly before 6 a.m. on March 10 along southbound Interstate 270 north of West Montgomery Avenue in Rockville. According to a police account, all three vehicles were travelling southbound in lane number one. Police said the driver of a 2008 Jeep Wrangler then attempted to […]

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