January 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Investigate Blaze at Gym at Old Farquhar Middle School in Olney (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a blaze that occurred overnight at the old Farquhar Middle School gym in Olney. It happened around 1:15 a.m. at 17017 Batchellors Forest Road. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters encountered heavy fire conditions at the two-alarm fire. He said about 75 firefighters battled the […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Increase Patrols After Report of Attempted Kidnapping of Student Near Cider Mill Apartments

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a Watkins Mill High School student that occurred on Monday morning near the Cider Mill Apartments pool in the Gaithersburg area. Police said a student told detectives that she was walking to her bus stop on Monday morning when a man approached […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a Toyota Camry that occurred shortly before 7 a.m. in the area of Georgia Avenue and Regina Drive in Aspen Hill. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates a 64-year-old pedestrian was crossing northbound Georgia Avenue near Regina Drive, when he was struck […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Safe Track Work Begins on the Red Line, Ridership Down (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Metro officials say ridership on the Red Line dipped significantly as Safe Track repair work began as scheduled on August 1st, with continuous single tracking between the Takoma and Silver Spring stations, now thru August 7. According to a Metro news release, ridership on the Red Line was down approximately 30 to 40 percent this […]

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April 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

A Day in the Life Photo Blog

You can see all the #DITL photos, here. Look! Selfies… Rockville Rocks The City of Rockville has posted photos on its Twitter account from the walls of City Hall and beyond, with the #DITL: Farm Animals A day in the life of some Montgomery County farm animals, as seen below: School Day Photos It’s a […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS District Announces Schools are Closed Today

Montgomery County Public Schools officials have announced that the district’s schools are closed today, Feb. 16, because of icy weather conditions. Administrative offices will open three hours late. All school-sponsored and community-use activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices will open three hours late. .@MCPS Schools Closed Today (Feb 16); Administrative Offices Opening Three […]

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December 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for MoCo

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County effective from now until 10 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the advisory, visibility may be less than a quarter of a mile in some places because of the dense fog. If driving, slow down and use your low beam headlights and […]

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October 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Columbia Pike in White Oak

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred shortly after 6 a.m. on Thursday along Columbia Pike (U.S. Route 29) south of New Hampshire Avenue in the White Oak area of Silver Spring. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian, identified as 18-year-old Michelle Sena Hoyah of […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Body Found by Hunters in Gaithersburg Ruled a Homicide

A body found at Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Gaithersburg by bow hunters on Saturday morning is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death is trauma to the upper torso of the victim, according to autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. Montgomery County police officers said […]

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April 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day in the Life of Montgomery County Before the Sun Came Up (PHOTOS)

The day starts early for many in Montgomery County. Here are some early morning photos of life across Montgomery County on April 22nd before the sun even came up. Send your photos to or Tweet them @MyMCMedia #DITL #MoCo. You can see what everyone is sending here.

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