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Loudoun Co. Sheriff investigating vandalism at African American Burial Ground
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the African American Burial Ground in Ashburn Virginia. Loudoun Co. Sheriff investigating vandalism at African …. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the African American Burial Ground in Ashburn Virginia. Gaming with Derek: Dodgers or Giants. Fairfax Co....
A group of middle school students bravely stopped a man from kidnapping their classmate while waiting at a school bus stop, police say
A man tried to pull a Maryland middle school student toward a residence while they waited at a bus stop, but other children intervened, police said.
Retail Roundup: New salon, new clothing store, new decorating center
Quick retail roundup of some new businesses at local shopping centers or other locations around the area:. The new Salon Lofts at the Village Leesburg has officially opened its doors. The 5,700 s.f. space is near the CMX movie theater and features individual suites that hair stylists and other beauty professionals can rent to set up their own mini-salons.
Carjacking Suspect Busted In Same Clothes Going To The Well One Too Many Times In Falls Church
The driver who hopped a curb and struck a pedestrian walking on a sidewalk before speeding away and committing multiple carjackings has been apprehended, according to officials in Falls Church.Police say that a man arrested on Sunday, March 19 is the same person who was wanted for a stolen vehicle,…
2 men arrested for shooting man to death in Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Police have arrested two men in connection to a deadly shooting earlier this month. According to the Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD), officers were called to the 1700 block of Hampshire Green Lane just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7. When officers arrived,...
2 Virginia parents indicted after 11-month-old dies from fentanyl overdose, officials say
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) — Two Virginia parents were indicted Monday after their 11-month-old baby died from a fentanyl overdose in June 2022, officials said. Nineteen-year-old Juan Oliva-Ruiz and 23-year-old Shantica Tillery will each face up to 25 years in prison for the incident, according to the Fairfax Commonwealth Attorney's Office.
Woman sprayed perfume, staged roommate's body after killing her in Montgomery Co.
KENSINGTON, Md. — A 27-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 92-year-old roommate in Montgomery County nearly two years ago. Editor's Note: Some of the details in the story may be considered disturbing. Read with caution. According to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Julie Birch pleaded guilty...
New farmer’s market debuting this weekend at Loudoun Station
Many Loudoun County residents are familiar with EatLoco — the organization behind two of the area’s most popular farmers markets. Now, they are getting ready to launch their third market at an up-and-coming retail and residential center in Ashburn. EatLoco will launch a new farmers market at Loudoun...
Ashburn Murder Case Sent to Grand Jury
An Ashburn murder case is moving closer to trial after a District Court judge today ruled there was enough evidence to send the allegations to a grand jury for indictment. Ever R. Cruz, 24, is charged with aggravated malicious wounding and second-degree murder in the Aug. 21, 2022, death of 38-year-old Pedro Casalez “Hector” Cala.
Maryland residents to get another $500 cash payments monthly - are you eligible?
Some American residents will soon be getting some much needed financial assistance. Krystal Oriadha and other Prince George’s County Council members have introduced a new legislation. Under this legislation, a new guaranteed income pilot program will be formed and residents could get $500 in monthly payments. The Greater Washington Community Foundation, a non profit organization, will help to fund the program. It has already secured $2 million in funding. (source)
Suspects Apprehended For Murder Following Silver Spring Shooting: Montgomery County Police
Two men are in custody for their alleged roles in the murder of a 20-year-old Takoma Park man in Montgomery County earlier this month. Silver Spring resident Javier Reyes, 21, and Brian Gaitan-Sanchez, 20, of Bladensburg, were both arrested this week following an investigation into the fatal shooting of Walter Woods, authorities announced on Tuesday, March 21.
Loudoun Hunger Relief opening new community market
We’ve heard of groundbreakings before, but we don’t recall a “wall breaking.” But that’s what Loudoun Hunger Relief held today as they prepare to expand and open a new community market. The project will take Loudoun Hunger Relief’s location on Miller Drive SE in Leesburg...
Couple indicted after infant dies from fentanyl overdose
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — Police have arrested a couple after an infant appears to have died from a fentanyl overdose in Fairfax County last year, and a grand jury has indicted the parents on three felony charges. According to a release from that Commonwealth's Attorney Steve Descano, 19-year-old Juan...
Montgomery Co. high school student suffers possible overdose in restaurant near school
A Montgomery County, Maryland, high school student is in the hospital, after suffering a suspected overdose inside a Gaithersburg McDonald’s. Montgomery County police got a call about a reported overdose just before noon Tuesday. The restaurant is across the street from Quince Orchard High School, which the student attended.
Two charged in fatal shooting of 20-year-old man in White Oak
Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting March 7 of 20-year-old Walter Woods in the White Oak area of Silver Spring, Montgomery County police announced Tuesday. Javier Reyes, 21, of Silver Spring and Brian Gaitan-Sanchez, 20, of Bladensburg were charged in the shooting in the 1700 block of Hampshire Green Lane.
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors votes 8-2 in favor of pay raises
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — Tuesday night, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted 8-2 to give a raise to the incoming board members. The salary for county supervisors will increase from $95,000 a year, to $123,283 a year. The Chairperson's salary will increase from $100,000 to $138,283. It's the...
Long & Foster co-founder Wes Foster dies
P. Wesley “Wes” Foster, who co-founded real estate empire Long & Foster Real Estate, has died. He was 89. Long & Foster gave no cause of death. Foster and then-partner Henry Long started Long & Foster in 1968 as a small residential real estate brokerage. A coin toss decided whose name would go first in naming the company.
Housemate Admits Killing Prominent DC Sculptor In Montgomery County: State's Attorney
A Kensington woman has admitted to murdering her 92-year-old sculptor roommate and trying to make it look like a natural death, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy announced. Julie Birch, 27, has pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Nancy Ann Frankel, who she first attempted to suffocate, then...
Yet another fatal police shooting caught on camera. A month later, where's the video?
Law enforcement needs to prioritize transparency. A body camera does nothing for accountability if its footage never enters the public record.
Traffic: Overturned Vehicle Causes Delays on I-270 Tuesday Afternoon
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services and Montgomery County Police responded to a collision involving an overturned vehicle on Tuesday, March 21 around 1:45pm. The collision occurred on northbound I-270 at the Muddy Branch overpass in Gaithersburg. Several lanes are closed and drivers are to expect delays. We will post an update when additional information is available.
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