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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say North Bethesda Man Charged With Rape May Have More Victims

A North Bethesda man has been charged with multiple sex offenses for incidents that police say occurred in October 2017 and January 2019. Austin Blaine Vann of North Bethesda, 29, allegedly committed sexual offenses against two women that police are aware of. Vann met the first woman in July 2017 at a party, police say. […]

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September 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Robin Ficker Testifies in Term Limits Petition Case in Rockville Courtroom (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Judge Robert Greenberg heard oral arguments today in Rockville about a term limits case and the November ballot. Community activist and local attorney Robin Ficker organized a petition drive to ask voters to decide whether the County Executive and County Council should be limited to three terms.  The Board of Elections determined […]

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June 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Changes 4th of July Venue from Fairgrounds to Bohrer Park (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, the city of Gaithersburg will celebrate the 4th of July at Bohrer Park instead of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, which was the city’s traditional venue for this event. Gaithersburg Parks and Recreation and Culture Director Michele Potter said the idea behind changing the location is to draw more attention to the 60-acre […]

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April 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sam Ellis Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter

The teenage driver involved in a fatal crash last summer that killed two of his friends pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter on Friday. Sam Ellis, 19, was scheduled to face trial today, April 11. The fatal crash happened on June 25 in the 13800 block of Dufief Mill Road in North Potomac. […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Is Due Back in Court on April 25th (VIDEO)

Doctors say Catherine Hoggle is mentally incompetent to stand trial. But some of her family members disagree. Now prosecutors want to challenge the doctors at a state hospital where Hoggle has been undergoing treatment for over a year, and they want to hire their own doctor to evaluate her. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports a judge […]

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January 7, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Hoggle Found Incompetent by Court (VIDEO)

Montgomery County District Court Judge Eugene Wolfe signed an order this week declaring Catherine Hoggle, who is charged in the disappearance of her two young children, incompetent to stand trial. The order is a judicial finding of incompetency. Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, where Hoggle is being treated for mental illness, previously found her medically […]

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November 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

Trial Date Set in Case of “Demon Assassin”

One of the self-proclaimed Demon Assassins, Monifa Sanford, appeared in Montgomery County Circuit Court Wednesday as a trial date was set in her case. Sanford, along with her friend Zakieya Avery called themselves “Demon Assassins” in the brutal stabbing of four children to rid them of alleged demons who they told police had invaded the […]

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