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April 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Update: North Kensington Man Accused of Killing Wife Indicted for Murder

Update (April 2): The North Kensington man that’s behind bars for killing his wife last month was indicted for murder in court on Thursday, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorneys Office. 43-year-old Reginald Dunlap is accused of murdering his wife, 40-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Charles, after she was found dead in their home on the […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Closed, What’s Open Thursday

Thursday’s winter storm is forecast to include snow, sleet and freezing rain throughout the day making surfaces and roads slick and treacherous. This is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel […]

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February 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed, What’s Open After Wednesday’s Winter Weather?

Wednesday’s winter storm that left a wintry mix of snow and ice in the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel on the interstates is strongly discouraged. Also, parking […]

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February 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s Snowstorm Brings Delays Tuesday

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area, followed by Monday’s mixed precipitation is causing closings and delays across the county. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area open with a 2-hour delay. Employees have the option to take unscheduled leave or telework. Maryland State employees working the day […]

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February 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed and What’s Open After Sunday’s Snowstorm?

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Universities at Shady Grove campus and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are both closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are open. Employees have the option to take unscheduled […]

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October 9, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County Judge Candidates Take Part in Live Discussion Friday

American Africans United, with support from the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation and GapBuster Inc., is hosting a live discussion with all six Judge candidates for the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Scheduled to begin Friday Oct. 9 at 7 p.m., the discussion can be viewed on Facebook, YouTube, Periscope, Twitch, and the Afrique Today website. Viewers […]

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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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June 26, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Judge Rules That Former Damascus School Officials Can’t Be Sued

A civil lawsuit against four Damascus High School officials and coaches concerning sexual assaults in their football locker rooms was dismissed June 23. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Jeannie Eun Kyung Cho ruled that former junior varsity football coach Vincent Colbert, former varsity head coach Eric Wallich, former Principal Casey Crouse and former athletic director […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville Traffic Advisory in Place Ahead of Friday Demonstrations

The city of Rockville sent out a statement Thursday informing residents to expect delays and road closures on June 5, due to a planned protest in the area. According to the statement, the demonstration is set to begin at 1 p.m. wherein participants will march from the Montgomery County Judicial Center at 50 Maryland Ave. […]

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February 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Catherine Hoggle’s Murder Charges

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg will not be dismissing murder charges against Catherine Hoggle according to court documents. The mother is accused in the death of her two children, Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, who were last seen with her back in 2014. A competency status hearing was held last week after Hoggle’s Attorney […]

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