The van was traveling from the Montgomery County Correctional Facility to a Rockville courthouse Monday morning when the doors opened.
Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger says the patrols around area synagogues and Jewish community centers following Saturday’s mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh have been added not because of any threat, but because of growing concern.
The recent pipe bombs never exploded, but the damage was severe, according to retired police chief Charles Moose, who 16 years ago was the public face in the search for the Beltway Snipers.
A man who barricaded himself in the Colesville, Maryland, area following a domestic situation Wednesday morning that prompted a shelter-in-place warning from police has been charged with assault.
Police said that the suspect was traveling in a car, and as they approached in an attempt to arrest him, he shot himself. He was declared dead at the scene.
The suspect tried to kiss the 17-year-old girl, and when she refused, he raped her in sixth floor stairwell.
A Montgomery County animal service official said that the dog that was attacked by the pit-bull mixes died after being treated for the bites she sustained.
A man accused of setting a fire in a Clarksburg, Maryland, town house attacked police officers and firefighters who responded to the scene.
A 26-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a collision in Rockville and two more people were taken to the hospital in Montgomery County in a separate collision. In Prince George’s County, a man died and a school-aged boy are in critical condition after a motorcycle crash in the Landover area.
The 56-year-old man and 53-year-old woman were found around 8 p.m. in the 1500 block of Peach Orchard Road with apparent gunshot wounds, police said.
A group of Maryland state lawmakers are asking county police to investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, if alleged victims support investigating.
A Maryland man has been charged in connection to a series of home burglaries and an attempted sexual offense of a girl that police said took place in the Ashton-Sandy Spring and Colesville areas last week.
A series of cold case rapes in Montgomery County — including of an 86-year-old woman who was attacked in a senior living center — have been cracked with a DNA match and the arrest of a Germantown man, police said Friday.
Southbound Georgia Avenue is closed at Price Avenue and northbound Georgia Avenue is closed at Veirs Mill Road.
Since June, a total of six pedestrians were killed after being struck by vehicles, despite Montgomery County’s efforts to cut road fatalities in public safety education campaigns such as “Street Smart” and “Vision Zero.”
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