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Man injured after shooting in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — A man was shot overnight at a residence in Germantown early Thursday morning. At around 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a residence at 18000 Poppyseed Lane. When they arrived at the scene they found a man victim with trauma to his body. He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening […]
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Mervo High School Football Wins First State Title After Death Of Teammate

ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Mervo High School won the 4A/3A State Championship Football game against Dundalk 22-13  at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Thursday night. A massive triumph in a season of deep personal loss to the team. ‘He Would Want Us To Go To States’: Death Of Teammate Driving Mervo Ahead Of Football Championship It was Mervo’s first time in the championship, and they did it without number seven on the field. Elijah Gorham suffered a traumatic brain injury during a game in September. He passed away the following month. “Through adversity, oftentimes, people come closer,” Mervo High School Athletic...

Laurel farmer's market shut down due to lack of mask mandate compliance

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A popular farmer’s market in Laurel was shut down Thursday by the Prince George’s County Health Department because of employees and customers not complying with the county’s indoor mask mandate. One employee who wanted to remain anonymous told FOX 5 most of...
Washington Examiner

DC's mask mandate is gone, and it has cost zero lives thus far

What does total herd immunity from the coronavirus look like? It might look like Washington, D.C. Even before Mayor Muriel Bowser reimposed an indoor mask mandate over the summer, the nation's capital had averaged less than one coronavirus death per week. By the time the Democrat decided to revoke the mandate last month, just 12 unvaccinated residents had died in all of 2021. And now, more than a week after the mask mandate's removal went into effect, not one life has been lost to the coronavirus.

Elderly Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Glen Burnie, Police Investigates

The Anne Arundel County Police Department has opened an investigation into the armed robbery of an elderly man in Glen Burnie. On November 24, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded for a robbery of a citizen in the 1600 block of Heathwood Road in Glen Burnie. The 75-year-old male victim was outside working on his vehicle when he was approached by two suspects. One of the suspects implied they had a handgun. The suspects then searched the victim and took his vehicle keys and fled on foot. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

40 Years Later: Police Solve Baltimore County Teen’s Cold Case Murder

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Forty years after the murder of a Halethorpe teen, Baltimore County police have identified her killer. The police department said Wednesday that cold case detectives have determined John Anthony Petrecca, Jr., who died in 2000, was responsible for the 1981 murder of 13-year-old Heather Porter. “As a result of advances in forensic technology, Heather Porter’s family members now know the identity of the person who took their loved ones life,” the agency said. “The Baltimore County Police Department would like to thank Bode Technology, the Hackerman Foundation and the FBI for their expert analysis, assistance and support in...
NBC Washington

Six Vehicle Crash Injures 2, Shuts Down I-270 Lanes in Rockville: Officials

At least two people were pinned in wreckage after six vehicles crashed on Interstate 270 in Montgomery County Wednesday, shutting down the highway, officials said. The crash occurred north of Montrose Road in the local lanes, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said. Northbound local lanes were closed...