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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

A Ton of Trouble: 2,000-Pound Steer Extricated From Mud in Boyds

Talk about grabbing the bull by its horns. A 2,000-pound long-horned steer was extricated from the mud Monday at Stargazing Farm on Whites Store Road in Boyds. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said the steer was stuck in a muddy ravine at the bottom of a hill for about […]

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April 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Officer Honored as NBC4’s Harris’ Hero

NBC4 Washington veteran anchor Leon Harris each week spotlights a person or organization that make a positive difference in the community. Montgomery County Police Officer Katie Beard was featured last week after being nominated by her neighbor, Michelle James. Beard is a Community Services officer with the 4th District (Wheaton) station.     Moving my […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Recognized For Confronting Brookeville Gunman

Three police officers were honored for their efforts to save a woman whose husband was trying to kill her in Brookeville. The incident happened on May 7, 2018. Officers Beverly LaFleur, Cecil Williams, and Cody Hobbs responded to a 911 call about domestic violence. MCM reported last year that police said Christopher Wilson Snyder had […]

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March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police, Firefighters Honored at 45th Annual Public Safety Awards

A number of public safety officers were honored at this year’s 45 Annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center in North Bethesda. The event was emceed by NBC4’s Leon Harris and Doug Kammerer. The event is organized by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Flooring Store in Derwood Collecting Stuffed Animals for First Responders

A flooring store in Derwood is collecting stuffed animals through the end of November to donate to the county police and the county fire and rescue services. At Your Door Floor Store plans to donate the stuffed animals for first responders to use to comfort children involved in 911 emergency situations. The owner of the […]

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November 22, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Fire Places 2nd in NBC4’s Firehouse Cook-off Challenge

So the votes are in and the District of Columbia Fire Department (DCFD) wins the Firehouse Cooking Challenge with 1,078 votes! Montgomery County takes second place with 1,023 votes for their chicken Marsala and crab balls. Four area fire and rescue services competed in NBC News4’s firehouse cooking challenge last week. Reporter Molette Green visited […]

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