March 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Say Man Shot His Brother During a Fight (PHOTO)

Rockville police have charged a 21-year-old Rockville man for shooting his 23-year-old brother during a fight that occurred on March 1. Police said James Joseph Frederick is charged with one count of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and the use of a firearm in a violent crime. His brother was found in a parking […]

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February 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bond Review for Luis Reluzco Set for Friday

UPDATED 2.12.16 10:45 a.m. A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted the suspect driver who police say struck Officer Noah Leotta, while he was working as a member of  the Holiday Alcohol Task Force, last December. Leotta died from his injuries a week later. According to a Montgomery County Police Department news release, Olney resident […]

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November 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Appears in Court, Defense Files Motion to Dismiss (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Catherine Hoggle appeared in a Rockville courtroom on Nov. 23rd for a status hearing about her competency and the judge assigned to the hearing also ruled against a defense motion that was filed to dismiss the charges against her in district court. After the hearing, defense attorney David Felsen fielded questions about that motion and […]

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October 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Partners with SolarCity on Energy Initiative (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has announced the County’s largest solar initiative ever. According to a news release, the solar initiative with SolarCity encompasses 14 individual projects and is expected to produce approximately six million kilowatt-hours each year – enough to power nearly 600 average size homes. According to a county news release, Montgomery County […]

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

DOC Director Art Wallenstein Retires from Montgomery County

Arthur Wallenstein, the long-serving director of the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, retired on March 13. He has served as director since 1999. County officials said farewell to Wallenstein at an event attended by dozens on Friday evening at the Executive Office Building. Earlier in the day, Wallenstein attended the 41st annual Public […]

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August 12, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College Courses for Inmates (Video)

Among Montgomery College’s many efforts to make education available to our county’s under-served populations is a partnership that targets students whose lives need a change in direction. MCTV has the details. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television. Read our post on “Montgomery College President Named […]

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August 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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MoCo Correctional Facility Touted as Model (Video)

Top Obama administration officials visited the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in late July to learn more about the innovative classes and job training programs that are helping inmates find jobs when they are released. Related:

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July 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan today. 2. The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education voted last night to eliminate credit card usage. 3. The Montgomery County Correctional Facility is […]

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July 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Attorney General Holder, Labor Secretary Perez, and CE Leggett Tour Jail (VIDEOS)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett toured the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on July 28 in Boyds. The visit by the Obama administration officials was to highlight the programs going on inside the jail to help the inmates learn skills and get jobs when they […]

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