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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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May 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Willie James Inman, and Michelle Queen

UPDATED: Police Announce Charges in Shopping Center Shootings (VIDEO)

Police Announce Charges in Shopping Center Shootings Montgomery County police officers have charged the suspect in the shopping center shootings, Eulalio Tordil, with two counts of first degree murder, two counts of attempted murder and four counts of the use of a handgun in the commission of a felony. LIVE on #Periscope: May 7 Press […]

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November 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Memorial Grows Outside French Embassy (PHOTOS)

A memorial is growing outside the entrance of the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. where people have dropped off flowers, candles, cards and even wine as part of a tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris. You can leave your condolences online, here. President Barack Obama has ordered all U.S. flags to be […]

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October 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Investigate Shooting

UPDATED Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Fifth and Sixth District Investigative Sections have arrested two Germantown brothers in connection with a shooting that occurred at 10:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg on October 19. According to police, one victim was located in the 7700 block of Prince Hall Court and another victim was found in the […]

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November 1, 2012 | Karen O'Keefe

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Death of a Bully

Word came yesterday, through my virtual portal, that she was gone. A woman called “Jillian,” whom I never knew, died in a city where I once lived. We went to school together and maybe had two conversations – or exchanges – over those years. We had no classes together – I was “advanced” and she was not. […]

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