August 1, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

No Major Injuries in Potomac School Bus Collision

A bus carrying 48 school-aged campers collided with a work truck, sending 14 children and the driver to the hospital. None of the injuries sustained were life-threatening, and the other 34 children were relocated from the accident. The accident occured on July 30 at 9:00 a.m. on River road, near Newbridge Drive and Persimmon Tree […]

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May 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens of Cars Vandalized in Montgomery Village, Police Charge Three Teens with Destruction of Property

Imagine waking up to find your vehicle’s windshield had been smashed in overnight. That’s what happened to dozens of residents in Montgomery Village on Monday morning, according to a Montgomery County police spokesperson. Officer Rick Goodale said 36 cars were vandalized, and the majority of the damage was smashed in windshields and side windshields. He […]

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

At Least a Dozen People Injured in Silver Spring Van Crash (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to what they are calling a “mass casualty” incident involving a two-van collision on Columbia Pike near Musgrove Road Thursday morning. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, 23 children, age 12 to 14, and two adults were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident caused multiple lane […]

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February 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Hucker to Introduce Bill Banning Indoor Tanning for Those Under 18

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is planning to introduce a bill that would prohibit those 18-and-under from using indoor tanning facilities. Currently, minors are allowed to use tanning facilities if accompanied by an adult in Montgomery County. Hucker is the lead sponsor of Bill 5-16. He plans to introduce the tanning bill ban at the […]

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January 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Germantown Man with Sexual Solicitation of a Minor

Montgomery County police officers charged Daniel Read of Germantown with sexual solicitation of a minor on Dec. 3rd. Now police are asking anyone with information about this case or Read to contact them. According to a police account, in late October, a detective with the Vice and Intelligence unit created an undercover profile on a […]

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November 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Council Approves Increased Penalties for Selling Tobacco Products to Minors

The Montgomery County Council today unanimously enacted Bill 41-15 that will increase penalties for selling tobacco to minors. The Council, sitting as the County’s Board of Health, also introduced a resolution today that, if approved, would make the legislation apply in the municipalities of Montgomery County. A public hearing on that resolution is scheduled for […]

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January 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Two Missing Teens Return Home (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Jan. 20, 2015 Police report that both Kevlin Mendosa Ramos and Milady Reyes have returned home. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two, missing 14-year-old girls from Silver Spring. According to police, the teens are friends and both were last seen on Thursday at Silver Spring International […]

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