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Man arrested in connection with carjacking linked to shooting that left girl, 10, dead
According to charging documents filed in Prince George's County, Maryland, a woman told authorities she was sitting in front of her Lanham home in her car, a 2008 Infinity G35 sedan, when she says she was approached from behind by two suspects.
University of Maryland accepts ‘legal and moral responsibility' for mistakes in Jordan McNair death
COLLEGE PARK, Md.- The University of Maryland has apologized to the family of Jordan McNair, the 19-year-old football player who died following a strenuous offseason workout, and has accepted “legal and moral responsibility” for the mistakes its athletic staff made, officials announced Tuesday.
MS-13 Member from Silver Spring Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder
Raul Ernesto Landaverde-Giron, who also goes by the names “Humilde” and “Decente,” was convicted by a federal jury in March of racketeering conspiracy and other offenses. During a three-week trial, prosecutors presented evidence that various cliques of MS-13 – a transnational gang whose members are
Bridge repairs to close road in Silver Spring
As part of the $4.8 million project, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation will be replacing the Park Valley Road bridge over Sligo Creek which was built in 1931. There will also be a new bridge built for hikers and bikers. Right now, trail users have to cross Sligo Creek on the same br
Police ID Pedestrian Killed on Georgia Avenue | Montgomery Community Media
Leonel A. Reyes of the 14600 block of Glenhaven Drive in Silver Spring died trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Viers Mill Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was declared dead at the scene, police said.
Woman whose vehicle was carjacked and later used during deadly shooting of Makiyah Wilson speaks out
“Next thing I know, there is a gentleman standing at my driver’s side window telling me to get the F out of my car with a gun pointed to my face,” the victim described. “I remember just looking at him like – I’m just shocked. Are you serious? In my head – is this really going on? In front of my hous
Maryland parts ways with assistant coach after player death
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has parted ways with its strength and conditioning coach and "mistakes were made" in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died.
Suspect At Large In String Of Montgomery County Bank Robberies
To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect. Tipsters will remain anonymous.
Singer Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', gravely ill
In this file photo taken on December 7, 2015 singer Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC.
Car Hits, Kills Man Walking In Wheaton: Police
WHEATON, MD — A man was fatally hit by a car while crossing the road in Wheaton Saturday night, according to a statement from the Montgomery County Police Department.
Counter protesters outnumber white supremacists at D.C. rally
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 12: Protest groups gather near a white supremacists, neo-Nazis, members of the Ku Klux Klan and other hate groups gathering for the Unite the Right rally in Lafayette Park across from the White House August 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Thousands of protesters are expected to d
Trees smash into homes in College Park during severe storms on Monday night
At 5011 Hollywood Road in College Park, a large tree sits on a second-story roof, nearly causing a sunroom to collapse.
Montgomery County Police Release Surveillance Photos of Man Wanted for Bank Robberies in Wheaton, Chevy Chase
The man struck next at the BB&T Bank in Colesville, 13350 New Hampshire Blvd., on May 3 just before noon. Police say the man handed a note to a teller demanding money. The teller immediately contacted police, and the suspect fled without any money.
"Unite The Right" White Supremacists (And Counterprotesters) Have Gathered In Washington, DC
Scores of white supremacists had been expected to rally on Sunday in Washington, DC, for the second“Unite the Right” rally, but only a small cadre of right-wing demonstrators ultimately showed up — and were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters.
Serial sexual predator linked to several DC, Arlington sexual assaults arrested, police say
ARLINGTON, Va.- Police say a serial sexual predator is off the streets and facing charges in connection with at least five D.C. area sex assaults dating back to 2016.Officers say 34-year-old Santiago Rodriquez Campos was arrested on Thursday in Virginia by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task For
Man accused of setting pregnant girlfriend on fire in Capitol Heights could get pretrial release
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md.- A man charged with lighting his pregnant girlfriend on fire in Prince George’s County could soon be out of jail as he awaits trial, according to officials.
Thousands of counterprotesters vastly outnumber white supremacists at D.C. anniversary rally
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Approximately two dozen individuals gathered in Lafayette Square across from the White House Sunday afternoon to commemorate the deadly Unite the Right rally last August in Charlottesville. Although a much larger demonstration was expected — the rally’s permit estimated between 10
Lane Closures Set for Arlington Memorial Bridge This Week
The parkway will also see late evening closures over the coming week to prepare the bridge for rehabilitation later this fall. From Wednesday, Aug. 15 until Sunday, Aug. 19, one northbound lane of the parkway will be closed south of Memorial Circle, near the Potomac River. Closures will start at 7 p
FBI Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Texts Is Fired
"In his decades of service, Special Agent Strzok has proved himself to be one of the country's top counterintelligence officers, leading to only one conclusion – the decision to terminate was taken in response to political pressure, and to punish Special Agent Strzok for political speech protected b
'People were too scared' | Unite the Right attendees vastly outnumbered by counter-protesters
When Unite the Right rally participants arrived in Lafayette Square, counter-protesters and rally attendees stood across from each other, hundreds of counter-protests on one side and a handful of rally participants on the other.