March 22, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Stealing a Car With Toddler Inside: Two Suspects Arrested for Germantown Theft, Kidnapping

Two suspects were arrested and charged for the theft of a vehicle with a toddler inside on March 18 in Germantown. Police charged Jordon Douville, 20, of an unconfirmed address and Christina Carr, 30, of Brinklow, with stolen vehicle-related offenses and kidnapping. According to Montgomery County Police, the theft took place in the 19600 block […]

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November 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Approves County’s Previously-Denied Waiver for Early Childcare Centers

After a second letter from Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon approved the county’s initially-rejected request asking to continue relaxed teacher-child ratios in early childcare facilities. “Since your first correspondence, we have seen Maryland reporting a seven-day positivity rate of 6.82% and a case rate of 30.9 per 100K,” Salmon said […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Boy Who Fell From Building Celebrates Birthday with Takoma Park Police

The Takoma Park Police Department helped a 3-year-old celebrate his birthday on Tuesday. This boy is someone officers got to know in September after a frightening incident. On Sept. 9, the boy fell 11 stories from an apartment building on Maple Avenue in Takoma Park. At the time, he was taken to the hospital for […]

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June 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 2-8

Not much happy news in this week’s top 10 stories: a fatal accident, a double homicide, a toddler’s drowing. Here’s the list:

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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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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Young Child Dropped Off at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks reports the child has been identified within the last hour, and a parent’s identity has been confirmed. In a news release, Montgomery County police said the investigation is ongoing. The post on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website has been removed. Special Victims Detectives Investigate […]

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February 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Catherine Hoggle Due Back in Court on Monday

Catherine Hoggle is due back in a Montgomery County courtroom on Monday, Feb. 22nd. Hoggle, who has been treated for mental health issues at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital for over a year now, is the last known person to have seen her young children Sarah (5) and Jacob (3) before they disappeared in September of […]

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November 14, 2014 | Krista Brick

Francke: “Catherine is choosing not to tell us where the kids are” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Capt. Darren Francke says the police continue to dedicate resources to the Hoggle case in the search for the missing toddlers, Sarah and Jacob. He is requesting the community recheck their properties for signs of the children that might have been uncovered with the change of the season. In this MyMcMedia Extra […]

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September 10, 2012 | Staff Writer

Accidental Drowning

At approximately 11:44 a.m. on September 10, Montgomery County police and fire-rescue units responded to the report of a drowning in Olney at a residence in the 17200 block of Sandy Knoll Drive. When fire rescue units arrived, they found a neighbor performing CPR on a 34-month old child. The child was transported to a […]

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