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July 2, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Release Video of Eyeglass Store Robbery Suspects

Police have released a video of three suspects in a string of robberies at an eyeglass store in Cloverly. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the three robberies occurred on May 22, 31, and June 25 at the I Care Doctor store at 15426 New Hampshire Avenue. Each […]

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June 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Several Injured in Seven Vehicle High-Speed Collision in Silver Spring

Fire officials say that at least seven people were injured Thursday evening in what appears to be the result of a high speed collision. Seven vehicles were involved in the collision that occurred at New Hampshire Ave. and Northampton Drive in Silver Spring. Dozens of rescue crews responded to the accident which happened around 11:15 […]

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April 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: New Hampshire Ave Near Sunshine Reopens

Update, 10:45 a.m.:  All lanes of New Hampshire Avenue between Georgia Ave. and Sapling Ridge Lane are now open, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Original post:  Alert Montgomery has posted a traffic alert for New Hampshire Avenue. The alert went out at 6:29 a.m. this morning advising motorists that New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) […]

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November 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Die in Silver Spring Wreck

Two people died in an early morning collision Saturday between a grocery store delivery truck and a Toyota sedan, Montgomery County police said. Ismael Melchor Salazar, 39, of Hyattsville — the driver of the 1997 Toyota Corolla — died at the scene, at New Hampshire Avenue and Northampton Drive in Silver Spring, police said. A […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fiber Artist Installs Two Works of Public Art in Takoma Park

If you drive past Takoma Park’s Ward Sinclair Plaza at the intersection of Laurel and Carroll Avenues, don’t be surprised by the 17-foot-long octopus attacking the downtown clock tower. The city of Takoma Park recently commissioned fiber artist Stacy Cantrell to crochet the huge octopus in the city’s colors of orange, yellow, green, and blue. With […]

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June 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Killed Crossing New Hampshire Avenue

UPDATE: Montgomery County police identified the pedestrian as Channea Sreng, 37, of the 11500 block of Taber Street in Silver Spring. Original Post: A woman, whom Montgomery County police have not yet publicly identified, died about 11 p.m. Thursday crossing New Hampshire Avenue, a police statement said. Police said a 2005 Ford Mustang, driven by […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Hampshire Avenue “Illustrates How Diverse County Really Is,” Planning Experts Say

Inside the beltway on Maryland’s State Route 650 is a road known to many as the “Gateway to Heaven” also known as New Hampshire Avenue. And notably so. There are dozens of religious organizations located on this one corridor and experts believe this one street reveals something special about the county. “It is one street […]

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November 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Takoma Park

A 79-year-old Takoma Park man was killed Wednesday night crossing Larch Avenue, a Montgomery County police statement said. The death came just hours after County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his Vision Zero plan to eliminate pedestrian and traffic fatalities by 2030. The man, James Sexton Byrne of Lockney Avenue, was taken to a local hospital […]

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February 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Driver Faces Drunken Driving Charges After Striking Police Car, Injuring Officer

A 65-year-old Silver Spring man faces drunken driving charges after he struck a police car and injured an officer stopped to help motorists involved in a collision, police said. Morris Moody of Deer Valley Terrace consented to a breath test that indicated a blood-alcohol content of 0.17 percent, a Montgomery County police statement said.  Maryland’s […]

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November 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Are Investigating a Series of Commercial Burglaries, Release Surveillance Footage (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a series of commercial burglaries that have happened throughout the county. Investigators believe that the same suspect is responsible for all of the burglaries. According to a news release, police have determined that the suspect forces entry into a business and once inside, the suspect disables any surveillance cameras and/or alarm […]

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