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June 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A Rockville man was killed in single motorcycle crash Thursday on westbound I-370 at Rockville Pike in Gaithersburg. Armon Kossari, 23, was driving a 2016 Yamaha motorcycle at 7:06 p.m.. According to Maryland State Police, Kossari lost control of his motorcycle, causing it to overturn. He was ejected, coming to rest in the center median […]

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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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March 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

La Nueva Iniciativa de la Policía Estatal Abordará el Exceso de Velocidad en el Condado

La Policía del Estado de Maryland, junto con socios, incluido el departamento del condado de Montgomery, se centrará en el exceso de velocidad en los condados de Montgomery y Prince George a través de una nueva iniciativa, anunciada el lunes. La Tropa Metropolitana de Washington de la policía estatal y miembros de otras agencias policiales […]

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March 16, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

New State Police Initiative Will Address Excessive Speeding in County

The Maryland State Police, alongside partners including Montgomery County’s department, will target excessive speeding in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties through a new initiative announced Monday. Thirty-five traffic detail from the Washington Metro Troop of the state police and members from other local law enforcement agencies will concentrate on I-495 and I-270 with the goal […]

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March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Taken to Hospital Following Five-Vehicle Crash on I-495 

Three drivers were taken to a hospital Friday morning following a five-vehicle crash on the I-495 Outer Loop in Montgomery County, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues. All outer loop lanes were temporarily closed and four vehicles were towed from the scene. All lanes are […]

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February 1, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MD State Police Respond to Over 370 Crashes After Snowstorm

Maryland State Police responded to 372 crashes following inclement weather, from 8 a.m. Sunday until 9 a.m. Monday morning. Police also responded to 177 disabled or unattended vehicles and answered 1055 calls for service, according to a recent tweet. The snow emergency plan is currently in effect for Montgomery County as of 5 a.m. Sunday […]

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January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: State House Bulking Up Security as FBI Warns of Armed Demonstrations

Maryland State Police (MSP) is aware of online information about possible armed protests at state capitols, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. An internal FBI memo warns that armed demonstrations are being planned at all 50 state capitols and may begin this weekend, The Associated Press reported Monday. According to the AP, the memo reads: […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County, State Police Deployed to U.S. Capitol Amid Chaos

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers have been deployed to the U.S. Capitol as supporters of President Donald Trump storm the building. Gov. Larry Hogan directed Maryland State Police to help Metropolitan and Capitol Police. He said he told the Maryland National Guard Adjutant General to call a rapid response team to assist law enforcement. […]

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November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders Will Receive Emergency Alert on Cell Phones Wednesday at 5 p.m.

At around 5 p.m. Wednesday, Marylanders will receive a statewide emergency alert on their cell phones— only the second time the tool has been used by Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration. The governor’s administration first used the alert on March 31 to inform residents about the state’s new COVID-19 Stay at Home directive, according to a […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Police to Step Up Coronavirus Restriction Enforcement Beginning Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at Monday’s coronavirus news conference that he’ll be deploying Maryland State Police troopers throughout the counties as “High Visibility Compliance Units.” Starting Wednesday, the troopers will work with local authorities to investigate coronavirus restriction violations and work on educating the community about how to prevent super-spreading events. Hogan also urged Marylanders […]

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