• A ghost mall in White Flint (Photos)

    Most malls are crowded with harried holiday shoppers now, but White Flint Mall in Rockville is nearly silent, and a bit creepy.

  • Man charged with Rockville arson

    A man who confessed to an ABC7 crew that he set the Rockville, Maryland, house fire the crew was covering has been charged with first-degree arson and three counts of reckless endangerment.

  • Rockville residents sound off on backyard chickens

    Several dozen people flocked to a town hall meeting in Rockville Tuesday night on the question of whether people should be allowed to keep backyard chickens.

  • Van Hollen to attend lab complex dedication

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Rep. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to attend the dedication of the Food and Drug Administration’s biodefense lab complex. It’s scheduled for Friday morning at the White Oak Headquarters. Van Hollen has been a supporter of the FDA consolidation process. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may…

  • Woman rescued from Rockville fire dies (Photos)

    A woman rescued from a house fire in Rockville died after suffering life-threatening injuries.

  • Woman has life-threatening injuries in Md. fire

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A woman rescued from a house fire in Rockville has suffered life-threatening injuries. Montgomery County fire officials say crews arrived early Thursday morning to find heavy smoke coming from the home. A man standing outside said his mother was still inside. Firefighters rescued the woman, who’s in her 70s, on the…

  • Police seek missing Rockville woman

    Montgomery County police are searching for a missing Rockville woman who was last seen Friday morning.

  • Md. man drowns in Assateague surf

    ASSATEAGUE, Md. (AP) — Park authorities say a beachgoer has drowned after going for a late-night swim at the Assateague Island National Seashore. Liz Davis, a spokeswoman for the national park, says 28-year-old Oniruddo Paul Somroy of Rockville was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital early Sunday morning. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports (…

  • Local governments turning red lights into green

    Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George\’s and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show.

  • Judge halts Md. highway work in Rockville

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County judge is ordering the State Highway Administration to halt work on a sound barrier along Interstate 270 in Rockville. The Daily Record ( ) reported Wednesday that the court denied the agency’s attempt to perform preliminary tests at the Woodley Gardens Shopping Center. The property owner’s lawyer says…

  • Black bear captured in Bethesda

    A black bear weighing about 150 pounds was spotted near downtown Rockville, Maryland, Thursday morning and was later seen in a tree in Bethesda.

  • Duncan and Delaney to greet voters at Metro

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Rep. John Delaney will be joining Doug Duncan at a campaign stop in Rockville as the primary in the Montgomery County executive race nears. Delaney and Duncan are scheduled to greet voters on Thursday at the Shady Grove Metro station. Duncan, a Democrat, was county executive for three terms from 1994…

  • Rockville gets its own rap anthem

    Five years after \”Arlington: The Rap,\” a rapper named Rockville Slim has created a jam for the Montgomery County city.

  • Family of kidnapped American asks US to do more

    BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of kidnapped American development expert Warren Weinstein are celebrating the release of U.S. soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan and asking the government to work harder to secure Weinstein’s release. Weinstein, a 72-year-old Rockville, Maryland, resident, was kidnapped in Pakistan more than two years ago. In a statement…

  • Pepco worker shocked while restoring power

    A Pepco worker who was shocked and seriously burned while restoring electricity in Rockville, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue says.