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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun
Our view: The O'Malley administration has made progress on its Obamacare website, but the question of whether to scrap it remains unanswered Since Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that the state's health insurance exchange website was functional for most users, anecdotal reports have been mixed.
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
Do You Know Which Congress Members Are Criminals?
5 hrs ago | Gazette.net
A crash Tuesday on Crabbs Branch Way in Derwood involving a Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control truck and a station wagon left two women in the hospital with serious injuries.
10 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
Montgomery County police have released a video of a person of interest in a rape that occurred in Silver Spring last Friday.
14 hrs ago | Gazette.net
A bomb threat that turned out to be a false alarm forced the evacuation of a Bethesda office building Tuesday.
18 hrs ago | The Independent
A Waldorf man was sentenced Friday to 88 months in prison for his role in a June 2012 armed robbery in Montgomery County.
Lunette Griffin only got a quick glimpse of the designer Helly Hansen jacket her son purchased with money he earned working two jobs.
In September, Montgomery County leaders, including Executive Ike Leggett and Council Vice President George Leventhal, announced a costly effort to purge panhandlers from busy streets.
Police said Friday that they were looking for Wanda D. Battle, a 45-year-old woman who they believe helped rob local auto parts stores several times in the past two years.
DNA evidence led investigators to a suspect in a pair of sexual assaults one afternoon in October in Hyattsville, Md., according to Prince George's County police.
A Silver Spring man faces 38 charges and life in jail after Prince George's County police say he sexually assaulted two women in October.
When Santa Claus rides through Montgomery County on Wednesday, Dec. 18, he'll be on a BearCat .
When Santa Claus rides through Germantown on Wednesday, Dec. 18, he'll be on a BearCat .
When Santa Claus rides through Silver Spring on Wednesday, Dec. 18, he'll be on a BearCat .
In Hagerstown, CSX recently announced that they were formally abandoning 0.9 miles of rail that runs SW to NE through the south part of town.
Learning isn't confined to the classroom. These outdoor education places allow students to gain the hands-on educational experience that can only be obtained outside of the brick and mortar walls.
It's being held Monday morning in Bethesda by the Committee for Montgomery. That's a coalition of leaders representing Montgomery County business, education, civic and community-based organizations.
The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department in its summary of major crimes occurring in the county between Nov. 25 and Dec. 3. The mention of an arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.