September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Circuit Court Prepares to Resume Jury Trials for First Time Since March

On Monday, Oct. 5 Maryland courts will enter Phase 5 of reopening. This means all courts will be fully operational and for circuit courts, it means jury trials are back on for the first time since March. The Montgomery County Circuit Court has many COVID-19 precautions in place like plexiglass and physical distancing. Some jurors […]

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May 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Silver Spring, Say Victim Was Assaulted Outside Hotel

UPDATED 5.29.17 Montgomery County police have announced two arrests in the Silver Spring homicide investigation. Two Suspects Arrested For Silver Spring Homicide and Robbery, Victim Also Identified, Add’l Suspects Sought. https://t.co/KuZRm0KNVh — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) May 29, 2017 ORIGINAL 5.28.17 Montgomery County police officers say a 24-year-old man was killed overnight in Silver Spring. It […]

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June 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Man in Stabbing on Piney Branch Road

  UPDATE: A 31-year-old man is charged in a Silver Spring stabbing that occurred Wednesday night on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring. On Thursday, detectives charged Ulises A. Blanco-Melgar,  31, of no fixed address, with one count of attempt first-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, and one count of second-degree assault. Blanco-Melgar is […]

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