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Reston Winter Storm Update: 'Significant' Snow Risk

RESTON, VA -- Well, it looks like we're going to get some decent snow after all as a last gasp before spring here in Reston. And perhaps not once, but twice. It will be a cold, wet, sleety, messy Tuesday before the precipitation transitions to snow in the wee hours of Wednesday and continues into th

PATCH - 2018-03-20 12:17:54

20-Vehicle Crash Declared A 'Mass Casualty Incident' On I270

GERMANTOWN, MD - A 20-vehicle crash left four people injured on Interstate 270 south near Middlebrook Road in Germantown Monday morning, officials said. EMS declared the crash a Mass Casualty Incident. Officials said the crash was caused by a tractor trailer that collided with another vehicle and s

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:49:42

Winter Storm: Hour-By-Hour Forecast For Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD - It's the first day of spring, but you wouldn't know that from the forecast alone. Forecasters are calling for snow Tuesday and Wednesday. While much of the winter has been a bust for the DC region, the latest forecast from the Capital Weather Gang indicates that Montgomery Co

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:31:25

Howard County Weather: Snowfall Estimates Released

HOWARD COUNTY, MD - Forecasters are predicting several inches of snow in Howard County for the first couple of days of spring; the new season starts on Tuesday, March 20. The National Weather Service is calling for at least 5 inches of wet snow by Wednesday evening. A thin layer of ice is also poss

PATCH - 2018-03-20 03:27:26

Gravel truck overturns, closing southbound I-270 in Germantown

WASHINGTON - Southbound Interstate 270 is shut down in Germantown, Maryland between Middlebrook Road and Md. 124/Montgomery Village Avenue after a tractor-trailer lost its load and at least 20 vehicles collided. Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, said 20 vehicles were in

WTOP - 2018-03-19 10:25:09

Speeding Driver In 18-Vehicle Pileup Sought: Patch PM

Police are searching for a truck driver who caused an 18-vehicle pileup in Germantown Monday morning. A "popular political drama" is looking for women who can play extras as powerful politically charged women, like Hillary Clinton, Melania Trump, Michelle Obama and others. Women should be between 40

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:05:30

Rabid Raccoon Found In Gaithersburg: Animal Control

You are asked to call Animal Control if your pet had any contact with a raccoon in the Gaithersburg area in the last several weeks. GAITHERSBURG, MD - A rabid raccoon was found in Gaithersburg last week, animal control officials said. Residents who believe their pet had any contact with a raccoon i

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:23:58

Watch Live: 2nd Eaglet About To Hatch On DC Bald Eagle Cam

WASHINGTON, DC -- It's time for eagle-mania in the D.C. area once again, as everyone eagerly awaits the second eaglet hatching under the watchful eye of the DC Bald Eagle Cam, which you can watch here. It is also embedded below. The first eaglet hatched Saturday in the nest high about the D.C. Polic

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:58:09

Police look to identify two men related to Murder

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Baltimore Police homicide detectives are requesting the publics help in identifying two men, in relation to a Friday afternoon murder in the 2800 block of Harford Road. Responding officers found a 21-year-old suffering from gunshot wounds to the back. He was transported to a hospi


Tractor-trailer driver found dead at I-95 rest area

Updated: 1:59 PM EDT Mar 17, 2018 Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a tractor-trailer driver in Howard County. Jose Ngoran Amoa, 64, of Laurel, was found dead Saturday morning at the rest stop south of the Patuxent River Bridge on the southbound side of Interstate 95. Police sai


Substitute teacher facing sexual abuse charges

COLUMBIA, Md. - A substitute teacher from Columbia, Maryland is facing charges for inappropriately touching a child. Officials said a student at Clover Elementary told his parents that he was touched in a way that made him feel uncomfortable by 59-year-old Steven Katz. After a police investigation,


D.C. United shows 'a little moxie,' rallies for draw in 'home' opener at SoccerPlex

BOYDS, Md. - Ben Olsen's emotions after D.C. United's 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Saturday swirled like the snow squall that struck Maryland SoccerPlex midway through the first half. On one hand, he was delighted with a spirited two-goal comeback in the second half, culminating with Luciano


Two shot One dead in separate Baltimore shootings

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A 21-year-old man is shot dead in Northeast Baltimore. Baltimore Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday just before 1 p.m. in the 2800 block of Harford Road. Responding officers located the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the back. He was transported to


Arrest Made After Burned Body Discovered In Baltimore Home

BALTIMORE (WJZ)- Authorities have arrested a man after police discovered a burned body in a Baltimore home last month. City police say Anthony Ray Alston, 39, has been arrested for the murder of Shamar Poole, 38, whose burned body was found in a home in the 1200 block of East Belvedere Ave. on Feb.


Gaithersburg Warns of Rabid Raccoon

Breaking and entering homes to find refuge, raccoons can be expensive intruders. Photo by Buchanan Bill, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Gaithersburg Animal Control officers are warning residents of a rabid raccoon on Wednesday. The raccoon was spotted about 1 p.m. in the 100 block of Gold Kettle Dr