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  1. Pedestrian crashes around Montgomery Co. prompt officiala s response newRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WTOP-FM Washington

    After a recent string of serious crashes involving pedestrians around Montgomery County, the Maryland State Highway Administration has outlined the rising problem and what can be done to curb the trend. Last month, four high school students waiting for a bus were hit by a car in Aspen Hill and , on Monday , six pedestrians were struck in separate incidents around the county.

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  2. Multiple crashes in slim time frame cause concern in Montgomery Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Rain-slicked roadways and poor visibility Monday night are being blamed for a series of vehicle crashes and pedestrians struck within a three-hour period in Montgomery County, Maryland. "Between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen collisions, in addition to six pedestrians struck," said Pete Piringer, public information officer for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.

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  3. Montgomery Co. police charge man with rape, other assaults newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Montgomery County Police say they charged a 34-year-old man with first-degree rape based on an assault near Shady Grove Road in Rockville on Thursday, Nov. 1. He pushed the victim to a grassy area along Shady Grove Road and began to sexually assault her. The woman yelled for help and another person came to her aid.

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  4. Md. day care owner gets 50 years for fatally abusing infant girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Kia Divband, 37, was found guilty in September of severely abusing Miller Williams Lilliston at his in-home facility. The injuries caused by that abuse - which included subdural hemorrhages and severe rib fractures - were found to have caused the 6-month-old's death in 2016.

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  5. New $15M drug treatment facility to provide a tailored treatmenta in RockvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cheers and applause broke out as one public official after another took up a shovelful of dirt and tossed it for the cameras. It was part of the groundbreaking for Montgomery County's new $15 million drug and alcohol treatment center at Avery Road in Rockville.

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  6. Police investigating rape of teenager in Rockville, Md. newRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Montgomery County police are investigating the rape of a 16-year-old girl that took place in Rockville, Maryland, Monday evening. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Rockville and Metro Transit police officers responded to a call about a rape at the Twinbrook Metro Station, located at 1600 Chapman Avenue, according to Montgomery County police.

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  7. Montgomery Co. teen arrested after making threats against high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A teen has been arrested and charged for making threats against students at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Maryland. On Oct. 12, multiple students at Walter Johnson High School told their school resource officer that Luis Amilcar Cabrera, 18, of Rockville, had posted a photo of himself holding a loaded AR-15 rifle with the caption "School shooter" to Snapchat, according to a news release from Montgomery County police.

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  8. Montgomery Co. residents fear losing homes over plans to widen I-270, Beltway newRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Many residents holding signs which read "Don't widen 270 & 495," and even a person in a dinosaur costume, gathered at a meeting presented by Maryland transportation officials Thursday night. Residents holding signs which read, "Don't widen 270 & 495" attended a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.

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  9. Rockville man convicted of killing former lover over the ending of their affair newRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A jury has found a former KFC worker guilty of killing a young mother, after she tried to break off an extramarital affair the two were having. Elmer Campos Martinez, 48, was found guilty of first-degree murder for the death of 21-year-old Dania Mendez de Guerra in November of 2017.

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  10. Montgomery Co. police search for Rockville sex assault suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police are looking for a 25- to 30-year-old white or Hispanic man they say sexually assaulted a woman early Wednesday morning. The man was last seen wearing a tight jersey and striped shorts.

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  11. Montgomery Co. council member looks to ban smoking in restaurantsa outdoor areas newRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Smoking inside restaurants has been banned for some time, but restaurants in Montgomery County, Maryland, that allow diners to take puffs while eating in outside-seating areas may soon be forced to stop the practice. Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz said he intends to introduce a bill at Tuesday's council meeting that would ban smoking at establishments that serve food in outside areas .

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  12. Motorcyclist killed in Rockville collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The driver of the vehicle - a 1999 Lincoln Navigator - has been identified as Quentin Bernard Wellmaker, 27, also of Silver Spring. Montgomery County police said the collision happened just before 6:45 p.m. at East Gude Drive and Taft Street.

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  13. Montgomery Co. gardener bitten by copperhead newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Montgomery County Fire and EMS spokesman Pete Piringer said the slithering reptilian bit the Rockville, Maryland resident, who had been gardening when they happened upon the snake. ICYMI Snake bite, IAO Bouldercrest Ct & Hurley Av, Rockville, near Watts Branch Park, local resident gardening bit by copperhead snake, EMS crew say it was a 'dry bite' , 1 adult w/ NLT inj, MoCo Animal Control on scene NOTE: this snake only had 1 head & in the bag pic.twitter.com/hW0R9y4H1n The reddish-gold copperhead is common across a vast swath of North America, ranging from Massachusetts to Texas.

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  14. Md. man sentenced for luring 12-year-old girl into sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Rockville, Maryland, man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for sexually exploiting a minor over the internet. Jose Adalberto Sandoval Quinonez, 26, had admitted to the charge of coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.

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  15. Rockville getting new wineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cooper's Hawk Winery , a restaurant chain with in-house wineries and tasting rooms, will open its fourth Washington area location in Rockville at developer Fougler-Pratt's Research Row at 1401 Research Blvd. The Woodridge, Illinois-based company, which produces its own wines with grapes it sources from around the world, has other area locations in Annapolis, Ashburn and Reston. Cooper's Hawk will occupy about 12,400 square feet at Research Row.

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  16. Parents raise questions after Md. school bus driver accused of sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At a public meeting Wednesday night at school headquarters, parents of special education students asked if school bus cameras could be made to provide images monitored in real-time. Parents also asked that all school bus drivers' names be made available.

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  17. 3 pedestrians killed on Montgomery Co. roads in last 10 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, are investigating the latest in a string of fatal crashes involving pedestrians who were hit by vehicles while crossing area roadways. At about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, an unidentified man was struck and killed while crossing Georgia Avenue near the Glenmont Metro station.

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  18. Police release sketch of pantsless man wanted in Rockville sex assault newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police need help identifying a man who they said grabbed a woman and tried to force off her clothes at a Rockville, Maryland, apartment complex earlier this week. A sketch of the suspect was released Friday.

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  19. New therapy shows promise for kids with potentially deadly allergy newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At a doctor's office in Rockville, Maryland, 17-year-old Nick Opack takes a bite of peanut flour mixed with chocolate pudding. The Gaithersburg teenager doesn't like the taste of it, but he said the concoction has changed his life.

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  20. Seeking US Senate seat, Independent Simon lands on Md. ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It took more than 10,000 signatures on a petition, but Neal Simon has made it. He submitted 12,000 signatures to the Montgomery County Board of Elections and now he has landed a spot on the ballot as an independent in the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent Sen. Democrat Ben Cardin.

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