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October 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Board of Elections’ Officials Say Video Suggesting Voter Fraud is Misleading

The Montgomery County Board of Elections set the record straight after a video that went viral shows an election judge writing on someone’s ballot. The video has received thousands of views online and descriptions for the video suggest that the judge is committing voter fraud. According to the board, this is a normal part of […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Circuit Court Prepares to Resume Jury Trials for First Time Since March

On Monday, Oct. 5 Maryland courts will enter Phase 5 of reopening. This means all courts will be fully operational and for circuit courts, it means jury trials are back on for the first time since March. The Montgomery County Circuit Court has many COVID-19 precautions in place like plexiglass and physical distancing. Some jurors […]

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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Appoints Judge in Montgomery County District Court

Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Victor Del Pino to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after interviewing submissions from the judicial nominating committee. Victor Del Pino is currently a partner with the firm of McGann, Del Pino, and Hughes LLC. He has been with the Rockville firm since […]

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December 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Attorney Appointed Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge

Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Rockville attorney Christopher Curtis Fogleman to serve on the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Fogleman has worked with the firm of Gleason, Flynn, Emig, Fogleman & McAfee, Chtd. for the past 30 years where he has been a partner since 1996, according to information provided by the governor’s office. His practice areas […]

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August 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Debelius Rides into Retirement (VIDEO)

Judge John Debelius retired as administrative judge for Montgomery County. Over a career that spanned 16 years, Debelius oversaw the construction of the new courthouse as well as a number of cases. MyMCMedia talked to several people who knew the judge, and all had a high opinion of him. Here’s what he had to say […]

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June 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Appoints Judges in Montgomery County Circuit Court

Magistrate James A. Bonifant and Kevin G. Hessler were appointed to the Montgomery County Circuit Court by Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday. Hogan made the appointments after reviewing submissions from the county’s judicial nominating commission. Bonifant has been practicing law for more than 33 years, and now serves as the family division magistrate for the […]

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May 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Judges Order Answer to Purple Line Writ

UPDATED: U.S. appeals court judges ordered Wednesday a response to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh’s writ of mandamus, a legal document ordering U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon to rule on the Purple Line lawsuit. Frosh filed the writ last week. Gov. Larry Hogan asked him to file the writ of mandamus shortly before. […]

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April 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Judge Sets Catherine Hoggle’s Next Court Hearing for July 6 (VIDEO)

Catherine Hoggle, the 30-year-old mother of missing Sarah (6) and Jacob (4) Hoggle, is making progress towards competency at the state psychiatric hospital where she is being treated but remains not competent to stand trial, according to her attorney David Felsen. It’s been over two years since Hoggle was charged by Montgomery County police officers […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Appoints Koch, Sabett and Gelber to District Court

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of Sherri Koch, Marina Sabett, and Rand Gelber to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission. “After conducting a thorough and comprehensive vetting process, I am honored to appoint Ms. Koch, Ms. Sabett, and Mr. Gelber […]

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December 13, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Scott Tomaszewski Will Serve Two Life Sentences for 2015 For Killing Rockville Couple (VIDEO)

A Rockville man accused of killing his neighbors will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. 32 year year old Scott Tomaszewski pleaded guilty  back in September to first degree murder for killing Dick and Jody Vilardo on May 10, 2015. The murder was discovered by the daughter of the victims, […]

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