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Armed bank robbery suspect shot, killed by Montgomery County police in Silver Spring identified

SILVER SPRING, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed by a Montgomery County police officer after they said he attempted to rob a Silver Spring bank Wednesday morning.


Montgomery County school teacher dies after medical emergency in classroom

ROCKVILLE, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A Montgomery County school teacher has died after suffering a medical emergency in a classroom. Deanna Perucci taught English at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac.


MLK Jr. Day 2019 In Rockville: What's Open, Closed

ROCKVILLE, MD — On Monday, Jan. 21, America will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While some in region have to work, most schools, government offices, and public facilities will be closed. Here's how it shakes out for Montgomery County residents.


Rockville Restaurant Inspections: Three Eateries Cited

ROCKVILLE, MD — Do you know how clean your local coffee shop or restaurant is? Find the most recent restaurant and food service inspections in Rockville and elsewhere in Montgomery County, performed by the Licensure and Regulatory Office at Health and Human Services.


Woman held in attempted kidnapping of young girl in Georgetown

WASHINGTON — A woman is in custody and being questioned in the attempted kidnapping of a 6-year-old girl in front of the child’s Georgetown home. D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said the woman is under arrest on a separate charge and is expected to be charged in connection with the incident, which h


2-Day Whiskey Celebration In Montgomery County Starts Jan. 18

From Montgomery County DLC:The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) is hosting a new, two-day celebration called Whiskey Rocks that will kick-off Friday, Jan. 18 at the Muddy Branch Liquor & Wine store, which is located at 866 Muddy Branch Road in Gaithersburg. Whiskey Rocks will con


1 stabbed outside Wheaton Metro station, police say

SILVER SPRING, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police say a person was stabbed outside of a Metro station in Montgomery County Thursday. Officers say the stabbing was reported around 11 a.m. outside of the Wheaton Metro station in the Silver Spring area. Officials say one person was transported to the hospital wit


Budget proposed for the new year in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. - Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced a new proposed budget for the county. It’s a total of $4.3 billion, and $1.8 billion will go toward Montgomery County Public Schools.


Montgomery County needs more homes. Here’s how it can ‘densify’ with little disruption.

Affordable housing is in short supply in the Washington region. You'd think we could simply build more housing, but no aspect of development and land-use planning around here is easy. That's particularly true where I live, in Montgomery County.


NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday in Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Northwest Montgomery County, which could affect Thursday evening commutes. According to the advisory, snow is likely to start Thursday afternoon and continue into Friday morning. Total snow accumulation is predicted to be one to t


Weekend Events: MoComCon at Silver Spring Library; Inside Making a Murderer at The Fillmore Silver Spring

Inside Making a Murderer—Friday night—The Fillmore Silver Spring. Fans of Netflix’s hit true crime show, Making a Murderer, will want to snag a ticket to this event. Making a Murderer follows the dubious circumstances of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey’s murder convictions. The host of the wrongful


Columbia man dies on University of Maryland, College Park campus on his way to an athletic event

A Columbia man collapsed and died this week at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, but campus police said no foul play is suspected. Police said Michael Kofi Adu, 37, was on his way to an athletic event Sunday around 1 p.m. when he collapsed in the courtyard of the school’s physical sc


Third teen arrested in Georgia for gang-related murder in Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- Authorities in Maryland say another teen has been arrested in the gang-related slaying of a man found dead last year. News outlets report 18-year-old Francisco Sosa was arrested Tuesday in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and is awaiting extradition to Maryland. Prince George's C


Silver Spring Man Sentenced in Gang Sex Crimes Case

Prosecutors say 14-year-old victim was under MS-13 control. A Silver Spring man, who prosecutors said sexually assaulted a teenage girl after a gang forced her to work for them, was convicted of three sex-related charges after a three-day Circuit Court trial this week, the county prosecutor’s office


Montgomery County educator sings to help students remember math equations

GERMANTOWN, Md. (FOX 5 WTTG) - A Northwest High School paraeducator's engaging teaching methods is helping students remember tricky math equations. Math, you either hate it or love it but there is no in between. While it may come natural to some-- remember that math whiz that sat at the front of cla


Planning commission views site of proposed Muslim events

The day before a public hearing, members of the Fauquier County Planning Commission visited the location at 8721Meetze Road south of Warrenton proposed to hold outdoor Islamic gatherings.


Teen reported as critically missing in DC

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - A teenager has been reported as critically missing in the District, according to officials. DC police said 15-year-old Ronja Carelock was last seen in the 100 block of 33rd Street, NE on Tuesday and reported missing the following day.


Former Fairfax County High School student arrested on child porn charges

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — A former Fairfax High School student was arrested after police said they found nude images of teenage girls on his Dropbox accounts. 18-year-old Ergi Masati was arrested on October 23, 2018 and charged with five counts of possession of child pornography, the Fairfax County Poli


3rd Suspect In Maryland Man’s Slaying Arrested In Georgia

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say another teen has been arrested in the gang-related slaying of a man found dead last year. News outlets report 18-year-old Francisco Sosa was arrested Tuesday in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and is awaiting extradition to Maryland. Prince George’s Co


Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for trip after leaders scuffle over State of the Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is postponing what he's calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's "seven-day excursion" to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels in apparent payback for asking him to reschedule his State of the Union speech because of the partial government shutdown.