Maryland Teacher On Leave After Refusing To Wear MaskA Maryland teacher said she was placed on leave after refusing to comply with a school mask mandate. Angela Harders, a special education teacher at Paint Branch High School, said she was taking a stand against forced masking, The Washington Post reported.
Police: Maryland Caregiver Assaulted, Killed In Group HomePolice say a resident in a suburban Maryland group home assaulted and killed one of his caregivers.
Pet Rescues Get Ready To Clear The SheltersAt least two area animal shelters will waive or reduce pet adoption fees next week as part of Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event.
Montgomery County Residents With Compromised Immune Systems Can Get Third Booster COVID-19 ShotResidents with compromised immune systems can get a third additional shot of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at several locations in Montgomery County, including county-run clinics, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
14-Year-Old Shilen Wylie Charged In Fatal Quadruple Shooting In GermantownA 14-year-old has been charged as an adult in a quadruple shooting outside a community center in Germantown.
Montgomery County Police On Scene Of Fatal CollisionMontgomery County Police are on the scene of a collision. 
Four People Shot At Plumgar Recreation Center In GermantownMontgomery County Police are currently on the scene of a shooting in Germantown. 
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. 
Lightning Strike Causes Fire In GermantownCrews are on the scene of a fire in Germantown caused by a lightning strike. 
Lawrence Sakkestad Pleads Guilty In Brutal Germantown Murder Of Jennifer SparksMontgomery County Officials announced Monday morning that Lawrence Sakkestad pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2019 death of Jennifer Sparks. 
Five Counties Picked For Federally Backed Foster Care ProgramFive Maryland counties have been picked by the Maryland Department of Human Services to take part in a federally backed program to support adopted children and foster families.
Mask Mandates Go Into Effect In Baltimore City on Monday, Montgomery County SaturdayBaltimore City’s indoor mask mandate goes into effect Monday morning. This is in effect for any indoor business regardless if you’re vaccinated or not. 
Mama, A Montgomery County Pit Bull Who Saved Another Dog, Needs Her Own RescueA senior pit bull waiting to be adoped from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center saved the life of another dog recently, the center posted Friday on Facebook. 
Glenstone Museum Extends Summer Hours, Guarantees Admission To Students, MilitaryThe Glenstone Museum in Potomac is extending its summer hours from 5 to 7 p.m. until Sept. 5. Museum officials also guaranteed admission to the free museum for students 12 and older, active-duty military personnel and staff from other museums.
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.