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January 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS ‘Looking Into’ Quince Orchard Teacher’s Involvement in D.C. Rally Prior to Capitol Riot

Montgomery County Public Schools is investigating the involvement of a Quince Orchard social studies teacher who appears to have visited Washington D.C. on Jan. 6 to participate in a pro-Trump rally aimed at overturning the results of the 2020 election. The news was first reported by Fox 5. Former President Donald Trump spoke at the […]

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January 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Silver Spring Arrestado por Presunta Participación en el Ataque al Capitolio

Un “supremacista blanco autoproclamado” de Silver Spring fue arrestado el domingo por cargos relacionados con el asalto al Capitolio el 6 de enero. Bryan Betancur enfrenta cargos que incluyen ingresar a terrenos restringidos y actividades ilegales en terrenos del Capitolio, según una declaración de un agente especial del FBI. Betancur estaba en libertad condicional luego […]

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January 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Man Arrested for Alleged Participation in Capitol Mob

A “self-professed white supremacist” from Silver Spring was arrested Sunday on charges related to the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol. Bryan Betancur faces charges including entering restricted grounds and unlawful activities on Capitol grounds, according to an affidavit from an FBI special agent. Betancur was on probation following a fourth-degree burglary offense. He received […]

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January 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Rep. Andy Harris Skipped Impeachment Vote; Says He Would’ve Voted Nay

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD. 1) skipped Wednesday’s vote to impeach President Donald Trump. The impeachment passed in the House 232 to 197; 10 Republicans joined the Democrats in voting in favor of impeachment. The impeachment process will now move to the Senate. Reps. Kay Granger (R-TX. 12), Gregory Murphy (R-NC. 3) and Daniel Webster […]

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January 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich a los Oficiales de la Policía del Capitolio: ‘Básicamente no Hicieron Nada’

Cuando se difundió la noticia de la renuncia del jefe de policía del Capitolio de los Estados Unidos, el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, pronunció duras palabras sobre los esfuerzos del departamento de policía durante el caos del miércoles en el distrito. “Básicamente no hicieron nada”, dijo Elrich a MyMCM en una entrevista […]

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January 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich: BLM Protestors Treated Like ‘Invading Army’ While Trump Supporters Let Through 

As news of the U.S. Capitol Police Chief’s resignation spread, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich had harsh words for the police department’s efforts during Wednesday’s chaos in the district. “They basically didn’t do anything,” Elrich told MyMCM in an interview Thursday. “And when you compare pictures of how they responded to Black Lives Matter, which […]

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January 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Calls for Trump’s Resignation, Removal from Office

Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press briefing Thursday, “America would be better off if [President Donald Trump] would resign or be removed from office.” The Republican governor, who’s been critical of Trump through his tenure, made the statement a day after a pro-Trump mob—empowered by the President’s rhetoric—attacked the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Watch […]

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January 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Will Provide Support for Students Following Chaos in D.C.

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will offer safe spaces for students to discuss Wednesday’s events in Washington, D.C., when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building. In a letter to the school community, MCPS leaders supported the right to peacefully protest and condemned inciting violence. MCPS encouraged parents and guardians to discuss the […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County, State Police Deployed to U.S. Capitol Amid Chaos

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers have been deployed to the U.S. Capitol as supporters of President Donald Trump storm the building. Gov. Larry Hogan directed Maryland State Police to help Metropolitan and Capitol Police. He said he told the Maryland National Guard Adjutant General to call a rapid response team to assist law enforcement. […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Residents Eager to Cast Ballots in Wheaton on Day 1 of Early Voting

Early voting began Monday in Maryland. The Wheaton Library and Recreation Center is one of 11 early voting locations in Montgomery County. Residents were eager to get to the polls and MyMCMedia spoke to voters about their experiences around this election and ongoing political climate. The last day for early in-person voting in Maryland is […]

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