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  • Two business leaders try to convince Hogan of Purple Line’s worth

    WASHINGTON — Maryland’s Governor-elect, Larry Hogan, is being lobbied by the leaders of chambers of commerce in two of the state’s largest counties, Montgomery and Prince George’s, to reconsider his opinion of the Purple Line.…

  • Feeling miserable in the winter? It could be an allergy

    WASHINGTON — This is the sick time of year when a lot of people are walking around with runny noses and watery eyes. Many have the common cold, or perhaps the flu. But a lot…

  • Montgomery Co. police treating man’s death as homicide

    WASHINGTON – Montgomery County police are investigating a homicide in the Bel Pre area of Silver Spring after a man’s body was found by his relative. A police spokeswoman says the call came in around…

  • Marriott launches restaurant incubator competition

    Marriott International Inc. is launching a restaurant incubator competition, hoping to tap the world’s growing cadre of food and beverage entrepreneurs to bring a new level of cool to its hotels. The Bethesda hotel giant…

  • Charges dropped against parents of autistic twins

    Prosecutors say they’ve dropped abuse and false imprisonment charges against the parents of autistic twin men who were kept locked up at night in a basement room with no lights or furniture. The Montgomery County…

  • Fire reported at Bethesda body shop

    WASHINGTON — Firefighters have contained a fire at a body shop in Bethesda, Maryland. The fire started around 8:30 a.m. at 7725 Wisconsin Ave. at the auto body shop attached to the Acura dealership, which has…

  • Gaithersburg man charged after standoff, officer put on leave

    WASHINGTON – A Gaithersburg man faces multiple charges after he barricaded himself inside his home and threatened to hurt his wife Sunday night. Jeffery A. Flaherty, 53, is charged with four counts of first-degree assault.…

  • House fire, hydrant break hit Montgomery County neighborhood

    WASHINGTON — One firefighter was hurt while putting out a fire at a Montgomery County home early Monday morning. Also, crews worked to limit damage caused by a fire hydrant that broke during the fire response.   A fire…

  • Man barricaded inside Gaithersburg home

    UPDATE 10:54 p.m. 12/21/2014: The police say the man has given himself up, and area streets are being reopened. Update 53-year-old male has surrendered to police. Barricade event peacefully concluded. Streets being opened as perimeter…

  • Holiday donations needed for Hoggle family

    GERMANTOWN, Md. — Troy Turner had to do things differently when his two youngest children, Jacob and Sarah Hoggle, went missing in September. He took two months off work to search for them. He’s had…

  • Montgomery County police brings Christmas joy to children

    ROCKVILLE, Md. — It’s beginning to look a little more like Christmas for some local children in need. On Saturday morning, some Montgomery County police officers played the role of jolly old Saint Nick. The…

  • 8 people, puppy displaced by Rockville fire

    A total of eight people including four children were displaced from their home after a fire broke out Friday night. It happened on Paul Drive in Rockville, Maryland.  Montgomery County Fire’s Spokesman Pete Piringer says…

  • A fun fundraiser for the Gemmell family

    SILVER SPRING, Md. — A week and a half after a plane crash in Gaithersburg claimed the lives of Marie Gemmell and her two young boys, Cole and Devin, there was laughter at a fundraiser…

  • Md., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Some freedom-from-religion advocates are pressing Maryland and six other states to remove provisions from their state constitutions prohibiting people who don’t believe in God from holding public office. The Openly Secular…

  • Police: Stolen credit cards used to nab $8,500 in 8 minutes

    WASHINGTON – You could call them the “Eight Minute Mammas.” Police are looking for two women who used stolen credit cards to buy about $8,500 in gift cards from the Target in Rockville, Maryland. And…