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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Faces Murder Charges For Stabbing Person in Silver Spring Parking Lot

 Update, May 17: Montgomery County police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that left a man dead in Silver Spring. Police say Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora, 23, faces charges of first-degree murder for allegedly killing Edras Armando Munoz on May 8. According to police, after a dispute in a parking lot outside of […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sidwell Friends Fifth-Grader Dies in Sri Lanka Bombings

A fifth-grade student who attended Sidwell Friends School was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Sunday, according to school officials. WJLA was first to publish the letter Mamadou Guèye, principal of Sidwell Friends’ upper school, emailed home to middle school parents. In the email, Guèye confirmed Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa died in the Easter […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Man Killed in Car Crash in Olney

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal car crash that occurred on Monday afternoon in Olney. Police said the crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. on Olney-Laytonsville Road near Olney Mill Road and involved one vehicle. According to the preliminary investigation, police said a white 2007 Honda Accord was traveling east on Olney-Laytonsville Road when […]

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: 93-Year-Old Woman Dies From Injuries in Car Crash

UPDATED A 93-year-old woman has died from injuries she sustained in a one vehicle collision on Dec. 5 in Bethesda, according to Montgomery County police officers. The car crash happened around 9 a.m. at 8015 Whittier Boulevard. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a 2003 Buick Century was making a left turn […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Small Plane Crashes in Laytonsville, One Person Killed

UPDATED One person was killed when a small plane crashed in a field off Laytonsville Road on Tuesday evening, according to a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) official. “One person did not survive,” said MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer. “The fire is out. The investigation is beginning.” The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. in […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Teen Bicyclist in Gaithersburg

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a 16-year-old bicyclist that occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South Frederick Avenue and Fulks Corner Avenue in the city of Gaithersburg. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of South […]

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March 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Officer Jacai Colson

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered flags to half staff in honor and remembrance of Officer Jacai Colson who was killed in the line of duty in Prince George’s County on Sunday afternoon. Hogan posted the following statement on Facebook and Twitter: “I am shocked and saddened by the news this evening of the death […]

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January 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Rockville as Homicide (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Authorities in Montgomery County say a man was found dead at a tent fire in Rockville overnight. It happened just around midnight in the 5400 block of Randolph Road near Parklawn Drive at what a county fire official described as a small homeless encampment. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said […]

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January 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Motorcyclist Dies After Crash on Sunday in Spencerville

A Silver Spring man was killed in a motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon in Spencerville, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. It happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Jan. 3rd.  That’s when police said 42-year-old Joe Odeh Dababneh was traveling east on Spencerville Road on a silver, 2004 Yamaha. According to police, a […]

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