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1 hr ago | Baltimore News

Man killed in single-car crash

Montgomery County Police say a man was killed when his car left the road, hit a utility pole and overturned.


Related Topix: Beallsville, MD

1 hr ago | CBS Local

FBI: Man Has Robbed 3 D.C. Area Banks Since January

Law enforcement officials are looking for this man who they say has robbed three banks in D.C. and Maryland since January.


Related Topix: Lanham, MD, Chevy Chase, MD

3 hrs ago |

Easement hurdles getting in way of new horse trail in Boyds

Horse lovers in Montgomery County may get a new public riding trail around an approved subdivision straddling Peach Tree Road in Boyds.


Related Topix: Boyds, MD, Rockville, MD

8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]

For many years, special interests - particularly the development industry - have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout Maryland.


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Opinion

10 hrs ago |

Job Openings in Bethesda, Silver Spring, Montgomery County

Here's a sampling of recent job postings in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Montgomery County: Administrative Assistant in Human Resources at The JBG Companies Medical Support Assistant at Defense Health Agency Materials Handler at National Gallery of Art Dog Walkers at Waggy Walkys Pet Care Guest Service Representative at ... (more)


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD, Chevy Chase, MD

13 hrs ago |

Media vet Pete Piringer returns to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service

Pete Piringer, the returning public information officer for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service, at a rural house fire in Dickerson.


Related Topix: Dickerson, MD

15 hrs ago |

Thames looks to checkmate rivals in Montgomery District 5 race

Jeffrey Thames grew up playing chess with his father in Gary, Ind., learning the finer points of the game and the life lessons they can convey.


Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, White Oak, MD

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Here's What Drone Attacks in America Would Look Like

"Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County."


Related Topix: National Institute of Standards and Technology, US Military, US Navy, Science / Technology, Robots, Photography, Arts

Some Sherwood High seniors might miss prom

Some Sherwood High School students and parents are feeling like some seniors got stood up for prom - by their school.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Sandy Spring, MD

CBS Local

Teenage Girl Missing in Montgomery County

A teenage girl is missing from Montgomery County and police are asking for the public's help in locating her.


Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Silver Spring, MD, Hyattsville, MD

WMAL-AM Washington

Search Continues for Missing Silver Spring Teen

Police in Montgomery County continue to search for a missing teenage girl from Silver Spring.


Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

House Fire Causes $100,000 Damage, No Injuries

A Bethesda house sustained about $100,000 damage from an early-morning fire Wednesday, according to Montgomery County firefighters.


Related Topix: Bethesda, MD

Spiegel looks to capitalize on Gaithersburg council experience in Montgomery County Council race

When Montgomery County Councilman Philip M. Andrews of Gaithersburg announced that he would be leaving the council seat he has held since 1998 to run for County Executive, it set off a flurry of activity among politicians in the district to see who would fill the seat.


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD, Derwood, MD, Rockville, MD

Montgomery budget process moves into home stretch

From public officials to schools advocates, to groups for seniors and people with mental illness or physical disabilities - many of the real people behind Montgomery County's nearly $5 billion proposed operating budget appeared before the County Council to advocate for their respective causes last week.


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD

Rockville leaders vote 3-2 to support current ethics disclosures

The Rockville City Council is taking a stand against any attempt to soften statewide ethics requirements for public officials, even though the Maryland General Assembly took no action this year.


Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Takoma Park, MD, Gaithersburg, MD

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

"If terminally ill, mentally competent adults choose to end their life, they should be able to seek a life-ending dose of medicine from their physician," Mizeur said in a policy proposal released late Tuesday.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health

Corrina Winston, suspected mail thief, is arrested

Police call it a safe kind of theft, but it's sure hurting bank accounts across the Metro area.


Related Topix: Derwood, MD, Gaithersburg, MD

The Washington Post

Developers target Montgomery County construction fees, surpluses

The group representing Montgomery developers has accused the county of accumulating large cash surpluses through excessive fees for building permits and inspections necessary to complete construction projects.


Man sentenced in Thanksgiving Day heist in Burtonsville

A Montgomery County Circuit Judge on Tuesday sentenced a man to 25 years for robbing a Burtonsville home on Thanksgiving 2012, the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office announced.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Burtonsville, MD, Thanksgiving

Arbor day in Takoma Park

Kai McMahon, 6, of Takoma Park pulls herself up a tree with the help of a harness and a rope as part of the activities for children at the Arbor Day celebration held by the City of Takoma Park and Montgomery County Parks at the Takoma Park Community Center on Saturday.


Related Topix: Takoma Park, MD