Montgomery County


Suburban Police Seek $1M Repayment For Baltimore Riot Help

Police departments in central Maryland and the Washington area are seeking reimbursements for helping Baltimore police during the city’s April riots.


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Officer Charged With Trying To Rape Pre-Trial Inmate

Montgomery County Police have arrested a corrections officer they say tried to rape a pre-trial services inmate on a work detail.


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Tree Crashes Into Home In Glenmont

A tree crashes into a home in Montgomery County Saturday after powerful storms swept through Maryland.


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Authorities: 2 Dead, 2 Hurt In Montgomery County Crash

Authorities in Montgomery County say two people are dead and two more are seriously injured after a car crashed into a tree.


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Final Exams Could Be Banned In Montgomery County

Final exams could become a thing of the past in one of the largest school systems in the nation.


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Montgomery Co. Council Approves Paid Sick Leave

Montgomery County’s council members have voted in favor of a bill that requires employers to give full-time employees seven paid sick days.


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Driver Killed When Car Hits Downed Tree, Utility Pole

It happened at Darnestown and Cattail roads in Poolesville.


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Montgomery County Officials To Vote On Paid Sick Leave

The Montgomery County Council is set to debate and vote on whether to require paid sick leave in the county.


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Police Identify Boy, 5, Killed In Gaithersburg Crash

Police have identified a 5-year-old boy who died after he was trapped inside a burning car in the Gaithersburg area.


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11-Year-Old Student Petitions To Close Schools On Muslim Holidays

New efforts to get Montgomery County schools to show the same respect to Muslim holidays as they do for Christian and Jewish holy days.


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Md. Judge Who Had Romantic Relationship With Felon To Retire

A Montgomery County judge who was at the center of a controversy last year over her romantic relationship with a convicted felon, has submitted her retirement from the bench.


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Montgomery County Public E-cigarette Ban Now In Effect

It is now illegal to smoke electronic cigarettes in Montgomery County in public places.