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Men Found Dead in Silver Spring, Wheaton Parks Were Killed by Gangs, State's Attorney Says

Crime tape marked off a grassy area just off a main parking lot in Wheaton Regional Park at the end of Shorefield Road the week the body was found. Police have not confirmed where the body was located. Joe Zimmermann Two bodies found in Montgomery County parks within a day of each other this month w

BETHESDAMAGAZINE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:35:00

Silver Spring Wow House: 4-Bedroom Home In Ideal Location

SILVER SPRING, MD - Price improvement on this rare opportunity in Chestnut Hills. Hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, two fireplaces, and stainless steel appliances. Spacious open floor plan boasts a two-story vaulted great room and an open concept kitchen. Large master suite with soaking tub and o

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:03:59

Prince George's County places bid for Amazon HQ

Officials in Prince George's County are throwing their hat in the ring to compete for Amazon's new North American Headquarters. County Executive Rushern Baker says sites near the College Park, Greenbelt and New Carrollton metro stations are what Amazon is looking for. Baker says they're prepared to

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 10:43:58

New business group works to 'fight the blight,' draw businesses to downtown area

The SoHy Collective is responsible for repainting the H-shaped planters in Centennial Park. Photo by Krissi Humbard BY KRISSI HUMBARD - You may have noticed that Route 1 in downtown Hyattsville is a little more colorful these days. New art is transforming the Arts District, thanks to a group of loca

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 15:57:34

Frick opts out of House contest, launches campaign for Montgomery County executive

Maryland House Majority Leader C. William "Bill" Frick abruptly abandoned plans Wednesday to run in the state's 6th Congressional District, opting to launch a campaign for Montgomery County executive instead. Frick, a 42-year-old attorney from Bethesda, was among several potential candidates raising

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 21:20:00

Duende District, a bookstore for and by people of color, pops up in West Hyattsville

Duende District, a mobile bookstore for and by people of color where all are welcome, is popping up in West Hyattsville from Sept. 21-30. Photo by Sloane Dakota Tucker BY KRISSI HUMBARD - A new bookstore is popping up in West Hyattsville. Duende District, a mobile bookstore that focuses on works by

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:27:47

Maryland Lobbyist Charged With Bribery In Liquor Board Case

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lobbyist has been charged with bribery as part of an investigation into the Prince George's County liquor board. Federal court records show that Matthew Gorman has been accused of giving former state Del. William Campos at least $1,000 for action on official matters.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 05:03:00

'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' is getting a 'Riverdale'-style reboot

Sabrina the Teenage Witch is getting a reboot at The CW, and as if that were't amazing enough news, it's from the same producers who created Riverdale. Per Variety, The CW and Waner Bros Television are working on a new one-hour drama chronicling the adventures of Sabrina Spellman, with a dark tone i

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 20:18:00

Prosecutors consider additional charges in Wallen murder

Laura Elizabeth Wallen FILE PHOTO Prosecutors in the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office are determining whether a 33-year-old Damascus man charged with killing his girlfriend Labor Day weekend can also be charged with killing the woman's unborn child. Olney resident Laura Elizabeth Wallen,

SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

10 Commutes Ranked Across Northern Virginia

Several commutes in Northern Virginia have gotten worse in recent years, according to nearly a decade of survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the latest American Community Survey, residents of counties and large cities were asked questions on a wide range of topics, including the time it take

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 19:28:00

TED Talk on vulnerability inspires state Teacher of the Year

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - A TED Talk shaped Michelle Cottrell-Williams' perspective as a teacher. The talk, led by scholar Brene Brown, delved into how vulnerability and shame influence people's connections with one another, Cottrell-Williams recalled. The 35-year-old teacher took the lesson to heart an

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 17:55:21

Supervisors eye county employee compensation overhaul

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017 by Sydney Kashiwagi, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story After a comprehensive review of how Loudoun County government pays its employees, changes could be coming. Last week, members the Board of Supervisors' finance co

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 22:20:40

Trial begins for man accused of killing parents in Howard County

Updated: 1:04 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 Opening statements are underway in the trial of a Howard County man accused of killing both of his parents. Craig White, 31, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Investigators said officers found 61-year-old Linda White and 66-year-old Glen White dea

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 17:04:00

So. Arlington neighborhood un-app-y with cut-through traffic

The Waze mobile app helps drivers get from Point A to Point B, but residents of a South Arlington neighborhood are unhappy it is taking them through their narrow street. Arlington County Board members have dispatched two of their own members in an effort to mediate concerns raised by a Crystal City-

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 11:30:00

Ballet masters got their start at Laurel High poms squad [History Matters]

The first pompom squad at Laurel High School was organized in the 1969-1970 school year. That first group of girls, sponsored by history teacher Margo Lambros, was "a drill and performing unit" that "presented half-time entertainment and marched in parades" according to the 1970 Laurel High yearbook

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:55:00

Mold In Ice Bin: Health Inspections At McLean Schools

MCLEAN, VA - Fairfax County regularly conducts health inspections for local restaurants, and school cafeterias fall under its jurisdiction as well. So if you want to check up on how your local schools are doing, here are the most recent results for McLean and Tysons schools. The frequency of inspec

PATCH - 2017-09-20 14:43:27


Criminal procedure -- Petition for post-conviction relief -- Ineffective assistance of counsel After he failed to come into work on Saturday, April 29, 1995, David Dior was found dead, with a single bullet wound to the back of his head, in his apartment in Silver Spring. His red BMW convertible was

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:15:03

Massage Therapist Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Customer

WASHINGTON, DC - A masseur from Silver Spring was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a customer at a massage parlor in Tenleytown. (Subscribe to the Silver Spring Patch for realtime, breaking news alerts.) Police charged Habtamu Gebreslassie, 24, of Silver Spring, Md. with first-degree sexua

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:45:59

Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, nudging the stock market to another record high. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed at new highs as the market extended its gains from last week. Investors continued to bid up bank shares

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 21:05:07

Orbital ATK and CF Industries jump while Hasbro skids

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Orbital ATK Inc., up $22.21 to $132.25 Northrop Grumman agreed to buy the military aircraft technology company for $7.8 billion. Silver Spring Networks Inc., up $3.10 to $16.10 The energy networking platform provider will b

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 20:27:40