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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Update: Wheaton Teenager, Baby Found Safe

Update, Nov. 13: Montgomery County police have reported that Wendy Hernandez and her son, Jason Hernandez, have been found safe and unharmed. Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department are asking for assistance in locating Wendy Orvelina Hernandez, 15, of Wheaton, and her two-month-old baby boy, Jason Hernandez. According to a police report, the two were […]

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June 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in Rockville, Police Say

UPDATE 6.4.18 Detectives from Montgomery County police have identified the the pedestrian as Silvano Lemus, 43, of an unconfirmed address. Officials from the Montgomery County Police Department confirmed that a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in Rockville Saturday. Rockville City police, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services responded to 502 Hungerford […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Seeking Help to Identify Vehicle Theft Suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department  have released surveillance video of a suspect who they believe stole property from two vehicles in the Layhill and Aspen Hill areas. According to the police department’s Facebook page, surveillance captured the suspect on video breaking into a car parked on the 13000 block of Rippling Brook Drive.  […]

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March 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Police Offer Tips to Parents

Because of the increase in threats against county schools, Montgomery County police Sunday urged parents to: Monitor their child’s social media and talk to him or her about using social media responsibly. See something, say something — if you or your child become aware of a threat or other suspicious activity that is concerning, please […]

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January 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Take Precautions to Stay Warm During Frigid Temperatures (VIDEO)

The first few days of the new year started on a cold start in Montgomery County and the frigid temperatures are supposed to continue throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service expects a high of 16 degrees on Saturday and a low of just 3 degrees. While some people may opt to stay in to […]

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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Is Expected Back in Court on Aug. 31 (VIDEO)

The mental competency of Catherine Hoggle is expected to be discussed in a Rockville district courtroom Thursday morning. It’s been almost three years since the 30-year-old mother was charged with hindering, neglect and obstruction in the case of her missing children, Sarah (6) And Jacob (5). Since her arrest on the misdemeanor charges, she has […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Gas Leak Repairs Underway on Nebel Street, Road Closures

UPDATED Repairs are now underway to a broken six-inch gas line in the 12800 block of Nebel Street, according to a Washington Gas company official. Washington Gas spokesperson Brian Edwards said the gas to the line was turned off at 2:30 p.m. on Monday. “The leak there was a result of a third party strike […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Celebrates National Night Out (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents celebrated National Night Out on Aug. 1, in communities across the county. The annual event is designed to help neighbors get to know each other in order to make their neighborhoods safer. In the Saybrooke community of Gaithersburg this year, residents were also celebrating the neighborhood’s 30th anniversary. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke was […]

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July 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Celebrate National Night Out in Montgomery County on Aug. 1 (VIDEO)

Police around Montgomery County are celebrating National Night Out on Aug. 1. “It’s a big showcase for us to get out with the community to let the community see what we do and to interact with them,” said Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department. According to Goodale, NNO events are […]

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July 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Trial Date Set for Three Defendants in Homicide Case

Judge John DeBelius set a trial date of Jan. 2, 2018, for the three defendants indicted in the case of two Northwest High School students who were shot to death on the eve of their high school graduation in Montgomery Village. A grand jury indicted Edgar Garcia Gaona, Roger Garcia and Jose Canales-Yanez on murder […]

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