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  1. Md. woman who struck, killed 13-year-old girl with her car gets 2 months in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    A Maryland woman who was learning to drive when she fatally hit a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to two months in jail. Thirty-three-year-old Esperanza Vasquez was sentenced Thursday on a traffic charge during an emotional hearing in Montgomery County court.


  2. Former girlfriend, 2 others charged in killing of transplant survivor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 |

    Montgomery County police say they've charged three people in the death of a 26-year-old kidney-transplant survivor killed in his home earlier this month. Jonathan Harris was murdered in this Silver Spring home he shared with his mother, police say.


  3. Gas line struck, homes evacuated in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 |

    The Thursday afternoon leak occurred at Thayer Avenue and Fenton Street and hazardous materials crews were at the scene, said Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer.


  4. 3 dead, 5 hospitalized after single-vehicle crash in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    Montgomery County police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left three people dead and sent five others to local hospitals. The police department says officers responded around 3:20 a.m. Sunday to a report of a collision on East-West Highway in Silver Spring.


  5. Annal Upadhyaya hospitalized after fleeing police, crashing car into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    Montgomery County police say at around 9 p.m. on Saturday an officer came across a 2007 Honda Civic parked in a fire lane in front of a liquor store in Silver Spring. When the driver, 21-year-old Annal Upadhyaya, returned to the car the officer determined that he was driving with a suspended license and called a tow truck.


  6. Wheaton High student injured in possibly intentional hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    SILVER SPRING, Md. Montgomery County Police are investigating the possibility that a hit-and-run that sent a 17-year-old pedestrian to the hospital was intentional.


  7. Thieves target unlocked cars parked at Maryland gas stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    Thieves in Montgomery County are once again targeting cars parked as gas stations while their distracted owners attempt to fill up. Police in the county are investigating multiple thefts, most of which follow a similar pattern: The thief waits for a driver to turn away from his or her car to pay for their gas or use their cell phone.


  8. Some Ride On buses end Daylight Saving Time early, overcharge passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    SILVER SPRING, Md. This weekend we'll all set our clocks back an hour, for the end of Daylight Saving Time, but some area buses may have already fallen back, costing some customers money.


  9. Gas station thefts plague Silver Spring, Takoma ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    SILVER SPRING, Md. The Montgomery County Police Department is reminding drivers to be vigilant when filling up at the gas pump, after a series of thefts at gas stations in the Silver Spring and Takoma Park areas.


  10. Montgomery County Police return to canvass scene of Silver Spring stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    Montgomery County Police will return to the neighborhood where a woman was stabbed to hand out flyers and search for information on a suspect. The victim was stabbed Sept.


  11. Police: Laurel housekeeper pilfers $16K in jewelry from customers? homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 |

    SILVER SPRING, Md. She entered homes with a broom and dustpan, but police say she left with pockets full of valuable possessions like diamonds, pearls and gold.


  12. Fire truck catches fire en-route to Silver Spring building fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    A Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service truck was on its way to a building fire in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue at Thayer Avenue when it caught fire late Monday afternoon.


  13. Woman stabbed multiple times during Silver Spring robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    SILVER SPRING, Md. A woman is fighting for her life after she was stabbed multiple times during a robbery Monday evening.


  14. MCPS spends $140K in legal fees amid Board of Education credit card scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 |

    The probe, which did not result in charges being filed, followed an ABC 7 Watchdog investigation. Our series of reports uncovered members enjoying fine dining, luxury hotels and galas, all with public dollars.


  15. Thousands of Montgomery County students still need proof of vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    School started last week, but as of the first day of classes, roughly 4,200 of 11,000 seventh graders couldn't prove they had had all the necessary shots.


  16. Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail file lawsuit over proposed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    SILVER SPRING, Md. A trail advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit that alleges the route of Maryland's proposed Purple Line would harm an endangered species.


  17. Summer rainstorms trigger flash flooding across D.C. regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    Heavy rains were causing problems across the D.C. region on Tuesday as a Flash Flood Watch was in effect until 10 p.m. Several inches fell over the area in a few hours, triggering Flash Flood Warnings as creeks and streams quickly filled up and overflowed onto low-lying roadways.


  18. 18-year-old woman shot in Silver SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    SILVER SPRING, Md. An 18-year-old woman was shot in Silver Spring early Wednesday, according to Montgomery County police.


  19. Triple threat: Takoma Park man, Morris Thweatt, arrested in trio of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 |

    SILVER SPRING, Md. A Takoma Park man wanted by the FBI has been arrested and charged in a string of Silver Spring bank robberies, during which he claimed to have a bomb.


  20. Catholic Charities aims to help local undocumented minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    SILVER SPRING, Md. Jose, an undocumented minor who made the dangerous journey from El Salvador to the United States, shared his story with ABC 7 News.


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