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3 hrs ago | TBD.com

Montgomery County Police kill man during incident at Silver Spring bank

Montgomery County Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting outside a Capital One bank along the 8700 block of Arliss Street in Silver Spring, Md.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

3 hrs ago | NBC Washington

Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Knife Inside Bank Branch

Montgomery County Police shot and killed a man who was acting erratically and had a knife inside a bank branch in Takoma Park, Maryland Tuesday, police confirm.

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Related Topix: Takoma Park, MD, Silver Spring, MD

6 hrs ago | Daily Record

O'Malley, Simon find common ground on a train

A chance encounter between the creator of a television show based in Baltimore and the former mayor of that city turned governor ended not in a verbal confrontation but in song.

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8 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Rockville offers rabies shots, off-leash tests

Rockville and Montgomery County animal control offices will hold rabies vaccination clinics from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month through October at the new Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Rockville, Md., couple charged with abusing twin 22-year-old autistic sons

A Rockville couple was charged with abusing their twin 22-year-old autistic sons by keeping them locked at night in a basement room with no furniture, no working lights and a single comforter on a bare tile floor, according to Montgomery County arrest records.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Prison

NBC Washington

Parents Kept Sons With Autism Locked In Basement: PD

Rockville parents John and Janice Land are accused of locking their 22-year-old sons with autism inside a basement room of their Rockville home for six years.

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Gazette.net

Author to speak at Silver Spring Library benefit

Author George Pelecanos will read from his book “Hard Revolution” at 7 p.m. July 31 as a benefit for the new Silver Spring Library at Eastern Village Cohousing, 7981 Eastern Ave., in Silver Spring.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

Gazette.net

Work on Greater Lyttonsville plan resumes

Two years ago, the Montgomery County Council put a sector plan for Greater Lyttonsville on hold as officials needed to prioritize planners' workload.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

A plethora of Pa s on report cards confound parents

He was wide-eyed at first. Ten-year-old Max Krauze opened his report card on a recent summer day in his North Chevy Chase living room to find an array of grades that reflected his fifth-grade work in Montgomery County's public schools.

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Related Topix: Chevy Chase, MD, North Chevy Chase, MD, Education Etc., University of Kentucky, Education

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gazette.net

Amsterdam Falafelshop coming to Bethesda, Silver Spring a " but where?

The Washington Business Journal reported in June that franchisee David Rosenstein is planning to open four new Amsterdam Falafelshop locations, including two in Bethesda and Silver Spring.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

CBS Local

Benefit Concerts Planned For 2 Local Musicians Battling Illnesses

Sunday night will be a very special evening for music fans in our area as well as for two local musicians.

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Related Topix: Mary Chapin Carpenter

WJLA-TV Arlington

Mother of halfway house murder victim calls for justice in unsolved homicide

Around 10:50 p.m. on Nov. 6, 2013, three gunmen broke into an Aspen Hill halfway house along the 13400 block of Grenoble Drive.

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Related Topix: Aspen Hill, MD, Silver Spring, MD, Hillandale, MD

WJLA-TV Arlington

10-year-old bicyclist struck by vehicle, seriously injured in North Bethesda

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. A 10-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a car while riding her bike on Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Bethesda, MD, North Bethesda, MD

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

MoCo WOW Houses: $1M Brick Home in Bethesda; $999K Brick Colonial;...

Check out these beautiful homes for sale in Montgomery County. Bethesda/Chevy Chase This brick home in Bethesda has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and is located on a 1-acre lot.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Bethesda, MD, Silver Spring, MD

Washington Examiner

Metrobus involved in crash on Beltway on-ramp

Authorities say four people were injured in a crash involving a car and a Metrobus on an entrance ramp to the Capital Beltway.

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Related Topix: Bethesda, MD

Patch.com

Mom Leaves 7-Year-Old and His Puppy in Hot Car: Police

A Rockville mother reportedly left water for a puppy and Gatorade and a cell phone with her 7-year-0ld son, then left them alone in a car while she shopped for 90 minutes at Gaithersburg's Lakeforest Mall , authorities allege.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Gaithersburg, MD

Fairfax Times

Quick Hits: Weekend picks for Montgomery, Prince Georgea s and Fairfax counties

Hillary Hudson “seduces” Bud the Stud in Bowie Community Theatre's production of “Sex Please Weíre Sixty.” We're supposed to have some nice weather this weekend, so why on Earth would you want to stay in your house watching television when there is so much to do near you?! I mean, the newest episode of “True ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bowie, MD, Gaithersburg, MD, Entertainment

Gazette.net

Montgomery County drops CashKey meter system

The manufacturer, Duncan Solutions of Milwaukee, is no longer producing the key or supporting the system's software and hardware, according to a county news release.

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Gazette.net

Little Bennett Regional Park demonstrates outdoor activities at Saturday festival in Clarksburg

Old-fashioned hayrides are only one of the free activities at the Great Outdoors Festival happening Saturday, July 19, at the campground at Little Bennett Regional Park in Clarksburg.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, MD, Montgomery Village, MD

Thu Jul 17, 2014

TBD.com

Takoma Park Police tackle heroin with antidote

"Heroin is a big problem," said TPPD Chief Alan Goldberg. "It actually started up-county, in the more rural areas, than it did in the more urban areas."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Anne Arundel County, MD

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