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November 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police Make Arrest in 1990s ‘Potomac River Rapist’ Cold Case

Officials said Thursday that law enforcement officers believe they have solved Montgomery County cold cases by using forensic genealogy — the process of using DNA submitted by relatives to family history websites and then comparing it to genetic material collected at crime scenes. Such legwork led to the arrest of Giles Daniel Warrick, 60, in […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lakeforest Sale Happened ‘Unbeknownst to City,’ Gaithersburg Mayor Says

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commented on the news that the “core of Lakeforest [Mall] was sold” has been sold to WRS Inc., a South Carolina retail shopping center developer. During an interview with MyMCMedia on Wednesday, Ashman said that Gaithersburg city officials were left in the dark about the recent sale to WRS Inc. Ashman […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Reynolds Named Charleston, SC, Police Chief

Montgomery County police Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds has been named the chief in Charleston, South Carolina, according to a report in the Post and Courier, a daily newspaper in that city. Reynolds began his career with the county as a civilian in the Office of Budget Management in 1988. The next year, he attended the […]

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November 14, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Lady Terps Fall to Defending National Champion South Carolina (PHOTOS)

The Maryland Women’s basketball team fell to the South Carolina’s Gamecocks, Monday, Nov. 15th in College Park. A late fourth quarter Terps rally by Maryland Women’s basketball team could not close the gap on South Carolina’s Gamecocks, the defending national champions, as the Gamecocks held on for a 94-86 early season win. Gamecock’s A’ja Wilson […]

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October 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

FEMA Activates MCFRS Search and Rescue Team (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED In a warehouse off Dover Road in Rockville, dozens of Montgomery County fire and rescue crews checked in and packed up as they prepared to head south to help with the Hurricane Matthew response. These men and women are part of Maryland Task Force 1, an Urban Search and Rescue Team activated by FEMA […]

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July 8, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

Road Trippin’

It was the perfect plan. In fact, I used the word “seamless” to recap the first leg of my journey to the University of South Carolina (USC) for new student orientation with my son, Mac. So, really, I jinxed myself right there. If this was a movie, the ominous music would signal I had sealed […]

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July 11, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Drowning Investigation

UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating a drowning that occurred at Great Falls on the Potomac River on July 11. According to police, at 4:17 p.m. fire rescue received a call for a drowning of a 23-year-old kayaker. Following an extensive search by air, land and water, the victim’s body was recovered by fire rescue […]

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