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September 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Man Shot and Killed in Silver Spring

Police identified 30-year-old Carlton Joseph Graham of Silver Spring as the man killed Friday night near the Forest Park Apartments in Silver Spring. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office ruled his death a homicide by gunshot, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said in a release. MCPD released initial details Saturday. Police responded to the apartment complex on Piney […]

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September 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Man Killed After Suspected Shooting Near Silver Spring Apartments

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday night in Silver Spring, per a release from the department. Police responded to the Forest Park Apartments on Piney Branch Road at about 11:30 p.m. for a reported shooting, MCPD said. Arriving officers found a man on the sidewalk with a suspected gunshot wound. […]

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September 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders 65+ in Congregate Settings Are Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shots

Marylanders ages 65 and older living in congregate settings are now eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Wednesday. Congregate settings include nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential drug treatment centers and group homes for residents with developmental disabilities. Also effective immediately, all pharmacies and other providers can […]

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July 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Gaithersburg Resident Fatally Shot by Officers

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) revealed the identity of the man who police said was shot and killed by officers following an armed standoff at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gaithersburg. Ryan Leroux, 21, of Gaithersburg, is the deceased, Police Chief Marcus Jones said during a press conference Monday. Jones said a person called 911 […]

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July 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Montgomery County Officers Shoot, Kill Man Following ‘Armed Standoff’ at McDonald’s

Montgomery County police officers shot and killed a man following an “armed standoff” at a McDonald’s in Gaithersburg after someone reported he was refusing to pay or move his car from the drive-thru, according to the county police department. Emergency communications received a call for a trespasser at the McDonald’s at 18273 Flower Hill Way […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged for Shooting, Killing Germantown Man Near Candlelight Vigil in January 

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) arrested an Anne Arundel County man and charged him with the January second-degree murder of a Germantown man, police said in a statement Wednesday. On Tuesday, MCPD arrested Jakel Delante Stone, 31, of Glen Burnie on the strength of a criminal warrant for killing 25-year-old Darius Cooper, police said. […]

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May 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Announces $2 Million Lottery Incentive for Vaccinations

Marylanders 18 years and older who get COVID-19 vaccinated in the state will be automatically entered into a new lottery, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Thursday. Beginning Tuesday, May 25, the Maryland Lottery will randomly award $40,000 to a vaccinated resident for 40 straight days — through July 3. On July 4, […]

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May 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Newly Vaccinated People Can Get a $50 Gift Card to José Andrés’ D.C.-Area Restaurants

Chef José Andrés wants people to get COVID-19 vaccinated and he’s offering $50 gift cards to his Washington, D.C.-area restaurants to those who do. The celebrity chef and Bethesda resident said that beginning May 8 until 70% of the U.S. is vaccinated, anyone who is newly vaccinated may come to his D.C.-area ThinkFoodGroup restaurants and […]

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April 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It’s Exciting’: High School Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

All Marylanders ages 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. During a county council meeting Tuesday, Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the county is looking at strategies to engage younger people and encourage them to pre-register and get vaccinated. On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the state is launching an […]

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April 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Continue Investigation After Officers Hear Gunshot While Responding to Call 

The Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) is investigating a “suspicious situation” after officers heard a gunshot while responding to a call Wednesday, the department said Thursday. This incident is unrelated to a situation Thursday afternoon, in which the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said officers searched the Downtown Crown area in Gaithersburg for a wanted suspect […]

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