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January 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Two-Vehicle Accident Claims Man’s Life in Damascus

A two-vehicle car crash has left one a man dead, and two others suffering from life-threatening injuries. Police say this is the first fatal car accident reported in Montgomery County this year. According to police, the crash happened on Ridge Road in the area of Kemptown Road in Damascus shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday when […]

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March 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Serious Collision Involving Tractor Trailer Closes Ridge Road

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision that occurred Monday afternoon in Damascus. According to police, the three vehicle collision occurred on Ridge Road near Gue Road. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 1994 GMC Sonoma was traveling northbound on Ridge Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Sonoma crossed […]

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Resident During Storm: “I Didn’t Know Where to Hide” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Damascus resident Mony Cheam tells MyMCMedia that he didn’t know what to do when the severe weather passed over his store on Feb. 24. Take a look:

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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: SHA Worker Hospitalized in Critical Condition

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred Tuesday night in Damascus. Police said officers and paramedics responded to the collision occurred around 6:35 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the area of Ridge Road and Hoffman Drive. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a State Highway work […]

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December 21, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Montgomery County Police Are Investigating Damascus Homicide (PHOTO)

UPDATE Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division have charged Francisco Trujillo, of Ridge Road in Damascus, with the homicide of Mario Perez. The Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division is investigating a homicide that occurred early Monday morning in Damascus. According to a news release, the Emergency Communications Center (9-1-1) […]

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May 21, 2015 | Betsy Freeman

The Seams of Our Town

Living in the shadow of a large, American city can be daunting. Living in the midst of two of them is as exciting as it is stressful. Highways, bridges, beltways, exit ramps, expressways, interstates, turnpikes, HOV lanes, toll roads…they get us where we need to go. We go to work, to dinner, to the airport, […]

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May 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Charge Neighbor in Double Homicide Case (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County Police say a neighbor has been charged with the murders of Richard and Juliane Vilardo at their Rockville home on May 10. According to police, the investigation has stretched across the country from Rockville to Juneau, Alaska where the suspect was on a cruise with his family. At a news conference on May […]

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May 16, 2015 | Krista Brick

Police Announce Arrest in Vilardo Homicides

UPDATED May 17, 10:30 a.m. Montgomery County Police say they have charged Scott Michael Tomaszewski with first degree murder in the deaths of Richard and Julianna Vilardo. More details are expected to be released at a news conference at 12:30 p.m. today.         ORIGINAL POST There has been an arrest in the […]

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July 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Damascus House Fire

A family of six is displaced after an early morning house fire at 24421 Ridge Road in Damascus today. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire began in the garage and spread to the house. According to Piringer, two firefighters were injured during the response. Piringer said damage is estimated at $150,000 and […]

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