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January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Second Pedestrian Killed on Rockville Pike in Two Day Period

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred Thursday evening on the Rockville Pike. This is the third pedestrian fatality of the year and the second pedestrian fatality on the Rockville Pike in a two day period. According to a police statement, at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday, Rockville district officers, officers […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Rockville Teen Located Safe, Unharmed

Update (Nov. 13 at 1:40 p.m.): Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Wednesday afternoon, saying that Lemlen Earley has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post (Nov. 13): The Rockville Police Department is searching for a Rockville teenager and is requesting the public’s help finding her. According to a police statement, 13-year-old Lemlen Earley […]

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July 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Windows Hit by Bullets in Separate Incidents at iHeartRadio

The City of Rockville Police Department confirmed that they’re investigating an incident earlier this month in which a bullet was shot through a window at iHeartRadio on Rockville Pike. Employees at iHeartRadio — the parent company to radio stations Hot 99.5, DC101 97.1 WASH-FM, and 98.7 WMZQ — were informed that three windows on the […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Richard Montgomery High School Confirms Two Hate Crimes in One Month

Richard Montgomery High School emailed parents this weekend about two hate crimes that occured on school grounds over the course of a month. The most recent incident involved a swastika that was spray painted in orange on “the side of a school building facing the stadium.” In the letter sent to families, Kiera Butler, Richard […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Temp Employee Steals Dump Truck After Learning of Termination

A temporary Rockville city employee stole a dump truck causing a low-speed pursuit, city police say. He was stopped at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive, drawing about 10 police cars. Earlier this morning the man was terminated from his temporary job with the City of Rockville. Upon exiting the […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sugarloaf Mountain Mural Featured in 2019 Forever Stamp Series

The U.S. Postal Service’s 2019 Forever Stamp Series features a mural of Sugarloaf Mountain. In a press release, the Postal Service said, the stamp is sold within a pane of 10 stamps that depict “five different murals designed to add a touch of beauty to Post Office walls and help boost the morale of Americans during […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested for Attempted Rape in Derwood

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old Gaithersburg man for attempted second-degree rape. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, Nov. 30. in a Derwood apartment complex located at 8010 Gramercy Blvd. At the time, police say, a woman was working as an apartment cleaner. Police say the man approached the woman and told […]

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May 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Selects New Police Chief

Victor Brito has been chosen as the new police chief for the City of Rockville. Brito, who is currently the Police Chief for the City of Hagerstown Police Department, will begin his first day with the city June 18. Rockville City Manager Rob DiSpirito said in a statement, “His law enforcement experience, leadership skills and […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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March 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Thief Walks Off with Designer Shoes from Rockville Store

A thief took a pair of designer shoes, according to this week’s Rockville Police crime summary. The theft occurred March 21 in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike. The complainant reported a person, who entered the business between 1:25 p.m. and 1:33 p.m., walked directly to the men’s shoe department. The person removed a pair […]

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