June 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Randolph Road

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred Friday morning in the Colesville area. Police officers are also investigating a second, single-vehicle collision that occurred in the same area, at approximately the same time. According to a police account, shortly before 7 a.m. on June 17, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) […]

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September 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Locate Missing Silver Spring Resident (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers located Michael Ayele safe and unharmed on Sept. 30, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers need your help to find a missing Silver Spring man. According to police, Michael Ayele, age 24, of the 13200 block of New Hampshire Avenue, was last seen on […]

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January 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Inside MCPS’ Closure Decision and What About Tomorrow?

UPDATED Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students enjoyed their first snow day of the new year on Jan. 6. But the decision to close the county’s school district came after an earlier morning announcement of a two hour delay. We wanted to know how those decisions were made, so we turned to Dana Tofig, who […]

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July 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of award for pedestrian safety campaign

County Wins Award for Pedestrian Safety Campaign (Video)

Montgomery County’s Office of Public Information recently won an award for its pedestrian safety campaign. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Apartment Fire on Georgia Avenue (Photos)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating a two-alarm blaze that occurred at the Manor Apartments at 14300 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring on March 27. Public Information Officer Pete Piringer reports on his Twitter account that dozens of residents were evacuated from the three-story structure. He said eight apartments were damaged in the blaze and multiple […]

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December 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

A Hero: Officer Helps Save Baby Boy

A Montgomery County Police officer is credited with taking life-saving actions after being flagged down and told that a 9-day-old baby boy was having trouble breathing. This occurred just after 1 a.m. this morning (Dec. 30) on Randolph Road near Hammonton Place. Officer Ben Crumlin, a patrol officer assigned to the midnight shift in the […]

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September 28, 2013 | Sonya Burke

House Fire on Connecticut Avenue

UPDATED This just in: Montgomery County firefighters are on the scene of a house fire at 6800 Connecticut Avenue. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 28, Assistant Chief Scott Graham reported on his Twitter account that heavy fire was visible on multiple levels. Thirty minutes later, Graham said the fire was out and there were […]

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