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July 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta sobre temperaturas peligrosas hasta el domingo

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido una alerta de calor excesivo para el Condado de Montgomery y las áreas circundantes desde la mañana del viernes hasta la tarde del domingo. Se espera que las temperaturas escalen hasta los tres dígitos. El índice de calor, que influye en la humedad, puede alcanzar de 110 a […]

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July 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

The Heat is On: Dangerous Temperatures Through Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Montgomery County and surrounding areas from Friday morning through Sunday evening. It is going to be a scorcher with temperatures expected to climb to triple digits. The heat index, which factors in the humidity, may reach as high as 110 to 115 degrees each […]

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July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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Dangerous Heat Expected Through the Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) expects the heat to be dangerously high for the next several days with temperatures in the triple digits. The heat will likely peak this weekend. The area is under a NWS heat advisory today from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with heat index values expected to reach 105 degrees. Montgomery […]

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July 2, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Release Video of Eyeglass Store Robbery Suspects

Police have released a video of three suspects in a string of robberies at an eyeglass store in Cloverly. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the three robberies occurred on May 22, 31, and June 25 at the I Care Doctor store at 15426 New Hampshire Avenue. Each […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Beat the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

With high temperatures forecast to remain in the 90s for the next week, finding ways to stay cool and taking precautions to avoid heat-related illness this summer are essential. The heat can be especially dangerous for those at risk including the elderly, the young, those with existing medical conditions and those that work outdoors. The  […]

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June 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Release Few Details about Double Homicide at Community Meeting (VIDEO)

UPDATED Lt. Nicholas Picerno is leading the team investigating the double homicide that occurred in Montgomery Village over one week ago. According to Montgomery County Police, two Northwest High School students, 17-year-old Shadi Adi Najjar and 18-year-old Artem Ziberov, were shot to death as they sat in a parked car on Gallery Court on June […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Toddler Drowns at Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers have identified the toddler who was pulled out of Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village on Friday evening. Police Captain Paul Starks said 22-month-old Malik Bojang died at a local hospital. An investigator, in the medical examiner’s office, confirms the cause of death was an accidental drowning. “Our hearts go out to […]

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April 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police are Investigating Hate-Based Vandalism in Wheaton

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a hate-based vandalism that occurred at a residence on McMahon Road in Wheaton on Thursday. According to police, the preliminary investigation by officers indicates that the homeowner left the home in the morning and returned at approximately 3:20 p.m. that afternoon. That’s when police said the homeowner discovered that […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Fire Safety: Dispose of Fireplace Ashes Safely (VIDEO)

It’s already been a busy year for firefighters when it comes to house fires. “We can almost predict this every season,” said Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. “When we have cold weather people are using their fireplaces and heating systems. Heating is the number one cause of fire.” […]

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November 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert: Holiday Shopping Tips (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection has some important advice for holiday shoppers this season. Find out more in this Consumer Alert video, below:

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