May 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Thunderbird Pilot Excited for Flyover, Opportunity to say Thanks

Around 11:50 Saturday morning, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will fly over this area in a show of support for medical workers, first responders and all those working during the pandemic. After flying over Baltimore, the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels will fly over Prince George’s Hospital Center at 11:45 […]

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July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Flag Passing Ceremony in Bethesda Honors Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

“As an amputee every day is hard,” Captain Christy Wise,co-captain for Invictus Games Team USA 2017, said. “I trip all the time. I always have extra hardware. I have to carry legs with me everywhere I go.” A tragic boating accident in 2015 is why Wise, a pilot in the United States Air Force, had her right […]

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August 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro Launches Free, Public Wi-Fi Pilot Program at Six Metro Stations

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has announced the launch of free public Wi-Fi at six Metrorail stations as part of a limited pilot program. The six stations selected for the pilot are: Metro Center, Gallery Place, Judiciary Square, Union Station, Archives and L’Enfant Plaza. According to a news release, the free service will be available […]

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November 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Plane Crashes at Anne Arundel County Airport

Troopers were called to a plane crash at Tipton Airport, 7515 General Aviation Drive, in Fort Meade on Sunday afternoon. It happened shortly before 2 p.m., according to a news release from the Maryland State Police Department. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 1965 Mooney aircraft attempted to take off from Tipton Airport […]

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May 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Manger on the Angles of Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger discusses the pros and cons of three types of body worn cameras. Manger has announced that 100 police officers will pilot the body worn cameras beginning this summer in Montgomery County.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Wants to Know How Residents React to MCPD’s Body Worn Camera Program (VIDEO)

Early this summer, the Montgomery County Police Department will launch a pilot program for body worn cameras. Police Chief Tom Manger said 100 police officers will participate in the pilot program at stations across Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chief Tom Manger says he is interested in gauging residents’ reaction to being recorded.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Manger Plans to Wear a Body Camera (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is preparing to launch its body worn cameras pilot program early this summer. Police Chief Tom Manger said the plan is for 100 officers to participate and he plans to be one of them. Chief Manger discussed the plan for the body worn cameras pilot program at a Council budget […]

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police to Pilot Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

Body worn cameras are a relatively new technology being adopted by several police departments across the United States. Here in Montgomery County, the police department has been researching the use of body cameras and has developed a plan for a pilot program to be launched this summer. Officials say some recent high profile cases have […]

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