EU Approves Maryland-Based Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine For Bloc, 5th ApprovedNovavax has been given emergency use authorization in Indonesia and the Philippines, has applications pending with the World Health Organization and Britain, and plans to file with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by year’s end.
Police Identify Man Shot And Killed Outside Lakeforest MallMontgomery County police have identified a 29-year-old Gaithersburg man who was shot and killed in a mall parking lot.
Man Found Fatally Shot In Lakeforest Mall Parking LotThe county police department's homicide division is investigating. Police said there's no suspect in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
Gaithersburg Officers Will Not Be Charged In Fatal ShootingA Maryland grand jury declined to charge the officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department due to lack of evidence in a decision announced last week.
Propane Explosion Destroys Laytonsville Home, Two HospitalizedOne person that was rescued has a traumatic injury, and has been transported via helicopter to a trauma center.
Police: Maryland Homicide Suspect Found NakedThe news release says that the suspect was “completely unclothed” when officers arrived.
Gaithersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering Romance Scheme That Targeted Elderly & Vulnerable VictimsOfficials announced that a Gaithersburg man has pleaded guilty to a money-laundering romance scheme where more than $6.2 million was laundered from over 200 victims. 
Novavax Seeks OK For COVID Vaccine In Needy Countries FirstVaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine -- offering its shot to some low-income countries before rich ones with ample supplies.
Maryland-Based Novavax Reaches Agreement For European Commission For Up To 200 Million COVID-19 Vaccine DosesNovavax, a biotechnology company based in Gaithersburg, announced Wednesday it has finalized an advanced purchase agreement with the European Commission for up to 200 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.
Gaithersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Laundering $6.2M In 'Romance Scheme'A Maryland man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to launder more than $6.2 million from a “romance scheme” to fraudulently solicit money from more than 200 victims targeted through social media and dating websites.
Maryland Police Kill Man In 'Armed Standoff' At McDonald'sPolice officers in Maryland fatally shot a 21-year-old outside a McDonald's restaurant after an "armed standoff," the Montgomery County Police Department said in a news release Saturday.