Food stamps: February payments to Maryland residents worth up to $1,751 begin today
Maryland’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program began distribution of its March payments today. Roughly 13% of Maryland‘s population, about 772,700 people, rely on food stamps. The amount received varies depending on income and size of the household, but the average amount is $180. Food stamps are distributed in the state from March 4 to March 23, with the […]
'I got someone breaking and entering my house' | Body-worn camera captures moment Prince George's Co. Police officer shoots, kills man
SUITLAND, Md. — Officials released a video on Monday that captured the moment a Prince George's County Police officer shot and killed a man in February. According to the Independent Investigations Division (IID) of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, the body-worn camera footage shows the deadly shooting of 31-year-old Melvin Jay of Suitland.
WATCH: Thieves caught on camera stealing over $36,000 worth of merchandise at Moncler
WASHINGTON - D.C. police are asking for the public's help in identifying three people suspected of robbing the Moncler store in D.C. MPD released surveillance video of the theft which occurred on January 18 around 2:15 p.m. According to the police report, three suspects entered the Moncler store on Palmer...
'It's everywhere:' Police warn against driveway repaving scam
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - As the weather warms up, a lot of us start thinking spring cleaning - and sprucing up around and outside the house. Turns out, scammers think this is the time to cash in. Fairfax County Police sent out a warning Monday about a simple scam that...
Homicide investigation underway after man shot to death in Southeast DC
WASHINGTON — A man is dead after a late Sunday night shooting in Southeast D.C., sparking an investigation into what happened. Officers with the Metropolitan Police Department responded to Jasper Street Southeast, off of Alabama Avenue Southeast, around 10:05 p.m. after a shooting in the area. Upon arrival, the found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Motorcyclist, 41, Killed In Montgomery County Crash: Mdta Police
The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on the eastbound side of the ICC/MD 200 near Shady Grove Road. The victim, a 41-year-old Rockville man riding a Kawasaki motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Investigators believe the motorcycle was struck by a white Chevy Silverado after the initial...
Ohio fugitive arrested in Fairfax Co. after injuring officers during Springfield chase
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — A man wanted for murder out of Ohio was arrested Monday night in Fairfax County, Virginia following a pursuit, authorities with the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) said. Around 6 p.m. officers from the U.S. Marshals and Fairfax County Fugitive Tracking and Apprehension found...
Victims' families oppose release of quadruple murder accomplice
Families of two women and two young children murdered in Prince George’s County, Maryland, in 2010 are fighting to keep a convicted accomplice in prison. State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy supports a new hearing for T’Keisha Gilmer, saying Gilmer was a victim herself. The victims – Dawn Brooks,...
Person taken into custody after throwing furniture off balcony, barricade situation, Montgomery County police say
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — The Montgomery County Department of Police (MCDP) said officers took “a person in distress” into custody after a barricade situation in the Silver Spring area Monday afternoon. MCDP posted on the X platform at 2:21 p.m. about the incident in the 2200 block of Greenery Ln. The post […]
VSP says MD man killed in Route 39 crash, 4 passengers hospitalized
UPDATE: 2:41 P.M. BATH COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police have released the identity of the person killed in the deadly single-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 39 in Bath County on March 4. VSP says that around 6:35 a.m. on Monday, 51-year-old Jose Rubi Albertico Lemus-Lemus of Beltsville, Maryland, and four passengers were […]
Man wanted out of Delaware, Maryland flees Caroline deputies, points shotgun at self in 3-hour standoff
According to the office, deputies learned that the man was armed with a shotgun and pointing it toward himself. With additional assistance from deputies with the King George County Sheriff's Office, all travel on Route 301 was shut down as negotiations between law enforcement and the man began.