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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 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Stuff-a-Truck Donation Rally Will Benefit Hurricane Harvey Victims (VIDEO)

UPDATED 9.18.17 Top Dog Services’ staff have delivered a truck full of donations to Dickinson, Texas. @MittiMegan truck was unloaded today in Dickinson TX and they were blown away by the truckload of supplies pic.twitter.com/bgOCrgw50S — TOP DOG Services (@topdogservice) September 18, 2017 Original Post: In just a few days, weather permitting, two truck loads […]

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June 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Candlelight Vigil to Remember Slain Northwest HS Students Planned for Friday

It’s been a tough month for Northwest High School and principal Jimmy D’Andrea. Within a 48-hour period, the Northwest community lost three teenagers in June. Two of the students were violently murdered. D’Andrea has attended all three funerals. “It’s been devastating,” he said. “Shocking on so many levels.” D’Andrea has attended the funeral services for […]

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April 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown, Police Say Four People Were Shot

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning in Germantown. According to a police report, 911 dispatchers received multiple calls for a shooting that took place at a residence in the 12800 block of Kitchen House Way shortly before 1 a.m. on Saturday. Police said they found two men […]

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November 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

CASA Files Two Lawsuits on Behalf of Flower Branch Apartments Fire Victims (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Advocacy group CASA announced today that they filed lawsuits along with firm Bailey & Glasser, LLP against Washington Gas and Kay Management on behalf of the victims of the Flower Branch Apartments fire and explosion that happened on Aug. 10th. “We have been waiting long enough and the victims are entitled to justice,” CASA’s Executive […]

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October 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

MHP Issues Final Assistance Checks to Flower Branch Apartments Explosion Victims

The Montgomery County Housing Partnership (MHP) announced that it has distributed the finals checks from its Long Branch Fire Fund today. According to a news release, checks totaling $320,000 are being distributed to 61 families displaced by the explosion. A total of $820,000 was raised for the fund through the support of the community and […]

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September 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Council Briefed on Flower Branch Apartments Explosion (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Council received a briefing from officials involved during and after the tragic on Flower Branch Apartments explosion today. Earl Stoddard, Director, Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, (OEMHS), Chief Scott Goldstein, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), Chief Thomas Manger, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), Clarence Snuggs, Director, Department of […]

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September 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: CASA Holds News Conference with Silver Spring Explosion Victims (VIDEO)

UPDATED At a news conference held today, CASA announced that the organization will file a lawsuit on behalf of residents impacted by the Flower Branch Apartments explosion. You watch the news conference in the MyMCMedia extra video, below. ORIGINAL POST CASA is expected to make a major announcement at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in front […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

President Obama on Mass Shooting in Orlando: “We Will Not Give into Fear” (VIDEO)

President Obama delivered a statement on the mass shootings that occurred in Orlando, Florida on June 12. “This was an act of terror and an act of hate,” said President Obama. “We will not give in to fear or turn against each other. Instead, we will stand united, as Americans, to protect our people, and […]

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May 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Release Names of Shopping Center Shooting Victims (PHOTOS)

As Montgomery County police officers continue to investigate the two fatal shootings that happened on Friday, police have released the names of the two victims who died from their injuries. According to police, one shooting occurred at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, where two men and one woman were wounded, and one later succumbed to his […]

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