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Montgomery Co. middle school student attacked in boys’ locker room

WASHINGTON — A middle school student was attacked in a boys’ locker room by four other students last week, according to a letter to parents from the school’s principal. Ridgeview Middle School principal Daniel E. Garcia said the attack happened at the beginning of seventh period on Wednesday, Feb. 1


Hundreds gather for protest over President Trump's national emergency declaration

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — It’s Presidents Day, but instead of honoring the commander in chief, activists from all over the country will be protesting President Donald Trump on Monday.


Maryland weather: Winter storm watch warns of 5 inches of snow, 1/4 inch of ice Wednesday

A winter storm watch is in effect across Central Maryland, warning of chances for 5 inches of wet, heavy snow and as much as a quarter of an inch of ice in some areas Wednesday.


Police investigating racist road rage incident in Montgomery County

GERMANTOWN, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Montgomery County police are investigating after a racist road rage encounter that was caught on camera. A Gaithersburg man recorded as another driver opened his car door, called him a racial slur and threatened his life.


Maryland lawmakers consider raising the age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

An effort to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 is gaining momentum in Maryland. Legislation to raise the age limit has floundered for years, but picked up support this year from the Democratic leaders of the House of Delegates and state Senate, as well as from the Legislative Black Cauc


Montgomery County Man arrested for Child Endangerment

(Stanton) A Stanton man is in custody on charges of child endangerment. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrested Marshall Larry Adams in the 500 block of Prairie Avenue in Stanton for two counts of Child endangerment, and OWI, 1st offense.

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Gaithersburg Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

GAITHERSBURG, MD — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Winter Weather Advisory for your area, beginning Sunday at 3:00 pm and ending Monday at 3:00 am. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


Maryland State Police seize drugs, guns and money in traffic stop

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. - Police arrested two men on Interstate 70 on Sunday, when they found drugs, guns and thousands of dollars in cash in their car, according to a release from Maryland State Police.


Spike in Marijuana-Impaired Driving in Maryland, Police Say

As more states decriminalize marijuana, local police are catching more people driving while under the influence. A News4 I-Team review of police records shows a sharp spike in traffic crashes and violations linked to marijuana use in Maryland. The I-Team also found an overall increase in people driv


Week Ahead: Councilman to Hold First of Five School Budget Forums

Plus: Presentation on county executive’s first year plans; County council to hold Metro town hall Thursday; Application deadline for Rockville City Council vacancy Friday. Craig Rice to hold budget forum for county schools Wednesday.


5 New Foreclosures In The Gaithersburg Area

GAITHERSBURG, MD — Don't have a lot to spend, but still hoping to buy a home nearby? . A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Gaithersburg area could be a great starting point!


1 dead after car drives off road in Loudoun Co.

WASHINGTON — A single-car crash in Loudoun County left one dead Sunday morning. Just before 11 a.m. Sunday, police were called to Route 671/Harpers Ferry Road near Route 340. Police say a car ran off the road, hit several trees and went down an embankment. The driver did not survive.


Angry man uses the n-word against another driver on the road in Maryland

WASHINGTON (CIRCA) — A driver in Germantown, Maryland used the n-word at another man driving during an aggressive incident. Before the video was taken, the driver reportedly cut off the black man and called him the n-word. The video that the man then began to record shows the driver storming out of


3 injured in 5-vehicle crash that closed portion of BW Parkway

WASHINGTON — Three people are injured after a five-vehicle crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway Sunday afternoon. Maryland Route 295 was closed for nearly five hours between Routes 197 and 198.


Meet Maryland's Most Annoying Robocallers

MARYLAND — Few things are as irritating as seeing your phone buzz, picking it up and realizing it's a robocall, where someone is trying to trick you into giving up your bank and credit card information. With tax season coming up, you can expect even more of those calls to waste your time.


Montgomery Village Weekly Weather Forecast

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Winter Weather Advisory for your area, beginning Sunday at 3:00 pm and ending Monday at 3:00 am. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.


Schools Sued for Allowing Teacher To Stay in Classroom After Abuse Allegations Surfaced

Attorneys say third-grader was molested by instructor in 2014. The Montgomery County school system is disputing claims that it was negligent by allowing a former Silver Spring elementary school teacher to molest a third-grade student “almost daily” in 2014 even after they knew he had been reprimande


Second Va. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax accuser says she's ‘willing to testify in public' in op-ed

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Meredith Watson, the second woman who came forward accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of rape, published an opinion piece in the Washington Post Monday stating she is ready to testify against him in public under oath.


DC police recall investigation of Rayful Edmond, as legendary drug kingpin seeks early release

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The stories surrounding D.C. drug kingpin Rayful Edmond are legendary. The notorious trafficker who made millions selling cocaine is now hoping to earn his freedom after cooperating with federal prosecutors.


Presidents' Day 2019: What's Open, Closed In Gaithersburg

GAITHERSBURG, MD — Presidents' Day, a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of February, falls on Feb. 18 this year. Most government offices, courts, and banks will be closed, and most services will operate on a holiday schedule.