For years, Montgomery and Howard counties have had an informal agreement to investigate deaths that happen at the hands of each other’s police officers; now, they’ve made it official and hope it builds trust and transparency. “We know that there are certain segments of our community that do not think the criminal justice system is always fair to them,” said Montgomery County’s state’s attorney.
School officials reportedly waited for more than 12 hours to tell police about allegations of rape in the locker room, according to The Washington Post.
As part of an agreement with prosecutors, the 64-year-old entered a guilty plea to one count of sex abuse of a minor Monday in Montgomery County Court and was sentenced to 90 days in jail.
Prosecutors want jurors to see the location where they say Tyler Tessier buried the body of his pregnant girlfriend, Laura Wallen. Meanwhile, the defense is looking to keep the jury from seeing a piece of information.
A Burke, Virginia, man will soon make his way to a Maryland courtroom, charged with killing a contractor who prosecutors said he hired to tunnel under his family’s Bethesda home.
The Montgomery County man arrested in Mexico after being charged with murdering his wife had a long criminal history, including being indicted for a police chase that led to the death of a police officer.
Prosecutors in Maryland are looking at how they can use the new laws recently passed by the General Assembly as tools to better protect their communities.
A Maryland man known to police for watching young girls outside their schools in the Silver Spring area has been convicted of sexual solicitation of a minor after he approached two girls while driving around with a mattress and condoms in his back seat.
Montgomery County is stepping up its battle against MS-13 and other gangs that are blamed for a rising homicide rate in the county, and the school system is getting involved.
Even though Lloyd Lee Welch admitted kidnapping the Lyon sisters from Wheaton Plaza in 1975, he will not face charges in Montgomery County at the request of the murdered sisters’ parents, WTOP has learned.
Montgomery County state’s attorney weighs in amid protests and racist vandalism — including a swastika in a middle school bathroom — that have appeared since Donald Trump’s election.
At a plea hearing on Tuesday, prosecutors described how a masked, gloved and shoeless Rockville man cut, slashed and stabbed to death his two neighbors on Mother’s Day in 2015 and then cavalierly took a soda from their fridge and left to go on an Alaskan cruise.
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