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2nd Montgomery Co. teen charged with rape has case moved to juvenile court

WASHINGTON — A Montgomery County, Maryland, judge has kicked back to juvenile court the case of a second teen charged with rape in a series of attacks on younger teammates in a high school locker room.


A Maryland man descended from slaves took a DNA test and learned he was an African prince

In April, 66-year-old Jay Speights took an AncestryDNA test to learn about his heritage, the Washington Post reported on Friday. After putting his results through a secondary database design for African Americans, he learned that he was a decedent of the 9th King of Allada in Benin.


Digital Driver's Licenses Could Be Issued In Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD — State legislation could allow the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration to begin issuing electronic licenses. House bill 180 would begin the implementation of a Mobile Driver's License, a concept created by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators in conjunction with


Montgomery County Official Gets 4 Years for Stealing $6.7M in Government Funds

An official in Montgomery County, Maryland, who plead guilty to embezzling more than $6.7 million in county funds was sentenced Friday to four years in prison and three years of probation. A federal judge also told him to stay away from casinos.


Police search for two missing teens in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — The Montgomery County Police Department needs your help locating two missing teenage girls, one from Bethesda and the other from Cockeysville in Baltimore County.


Several injured in 2-car crash in Bethesda, Md

BETHESDA, Md. — Several people were injured in a 2-car crash in Bethesda on Friday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services said. Officials said they responded to the crash on the Beltway near Route 355 Rockville Pike.


Is road salt contaminating drinking water in Montgomery County?

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — A growing concern in Montgomery County. Is rock salt used to treat roads during the winter causing major issues with drinking water? A family says their well is contaminated and blames county salt trucks. County Officials told the family it’s not the County’s fault.


Montgomery County weighs in on debate over Metro hours

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Montgomery County is now weighing in on the debate over Metro’s operating hours, just days ahead of a critical vote. DC officials have been pushing for the return of late-night service, but until now, we haven’t heard much from Maryland.


Sources: Driver in Bowie crash that killed 5 children and an adult may have been drunk

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — According to multiple sources familiar with the investigation, 32-year-old Dominique Taylor had a blood alcohol level approximately three times the legal limit whenshe veered off of Crain Highway in Bowie on February 2.


Exxon in Maryland hit by multiple 'flash mob' robberies

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — In the crystal clear store security video, they come in one at a time until they’re a crowd. They appear to be teenagers, with some still wearing high school uniforms. At first they browse, then they grab as much as they can carry, and out the door they go.


Maryland Coast Guard officer accused of plotting mass killing ‘on scale rarely seen’

SILVER SPRING, Maryland — A Coast Guard lieutenant arrested last Friday on gun and drug charges allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing. Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, of Silver Spring, Maryland, is alleged to be a white supremacist who had a hit list that included prominent Democratic politicians


Man Accused of Killing His Mother To Remain Behind Bars

Preliminary court hearing waived, no trial date set. A Rockville man accused of killing his mother will remain in jail after his preliminary court hearing was waived on Friday morning.


Adams Morgan CVS Also Listed For Sale…at an insanely high price (Lease is Guaranteed by CVS Caremark.)

Whoa part two. Thanks to The X2 Bus for pointing out to us another CVS listing on loopnet:. Rare Opportunity to acquire urban CVS location approximately 1.5 miles from the White House surrounding national monuments, memorials and government buildings.


War memorial or religious symbol? Cross fight reaches U.S. high court

BLADENSBURG, Md. (Reuters) - When Fred Edwords first drove by the 40-foot-tall (12 meters) concrete cross that has stood for nearly a century on a busy intersection in suburban Maryland outside the U.S. capital, his first reaction was, “What is that doing there?” To Edwords, who believes there shoul


2 Victims Identified in Fiery Crash Near Dulles Airport

Police in Fairfax County have identified the two people who died in a fiery crash near Dulles Airport Saturday morning. Police said 28-year-old Subid Singh and 29-year-old Anjil Thapa were the two people who were so badly burned that first responders could not identify them after the crash.


Police: Fatal crash on Route 301 in Md. may have involved alcohol

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Route 301 in Newburg, Maryland, where police say alcohol may have played a role. At around 12:45 a.m. Saturday, a Ford F-150 was traveling in the wrong direction on the southbound lanes of Route 301 near Budds Creek Road, according to Maryl


Shootout Between Vehicles In PG County: Police

NEW CARROLLTON, MD -- A shootout between the occupants of two vehicles left two men in critical condition in New Carrollton Thursday afternoon, police say. Police responded to the area of Annapolis Road and Finns Lane at around 3:35 p.m. to a report of a shooting, and found two men who had been shot


Missing Maryland teens believed to be traveling together

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Two teenage girls who were last seen on Feb. 19 are believed to be traveling together in Montgomery County, police say. Sara Hickey Guan, 15, and Meredith Watts, 14, were both last seen by their families in their homes last Tuesday. Guan lives on Gateway Drive in the Bethesd


Schuyler Sutton: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Shuyler Sutton and Summer Bueso-Shinn were arrested after trying to skip out on a restaurant bill in Delaware, police say. Officers said that Shuyler barricaded himself in a nearby hotel while armed with a bow and arrow, The Daily Times of Salisbury reports.


First $1M Powerball Winner Of 2019 In Maryland

HAGERSTOWN, MD — Check your Powerball tickets from the Wednesday, Feb. 20 drawing —someone in Maryland won $1 million. No one hit the jackpot, which increased to $304 million for the Saturday, Feb. 23 drawing.