Ride On bus driver being hailed a hero for finding missing woman during his route
GERMANTOWN, Md. — A Ride On bus driver is being hailed a hero for stepping in to help a missing woman in distress. The woman has fortunately been reunited with her family and is doing ok. WUSA9 spoke exclusively to both the bus driver and dispatcher that worked together...
Police respond after assault at Rockville grocery store
Montgomery County police were called to a grocery store in Rockville Saturday afternoon, March 2, 2024, after someone reported having been the victim of a 2nd-degree assault there. The assault was reported at a supermarket in the 12000 block of Rockville Pike at 4:34 PM Saturday. There is a Giant grocery store on that block of Rockville Pike.
Intense Debate: Democrat Marc Elrich's Sanctuary County Declaration Leads to Tragedy and Reconsideration
Democrat Marc Elrich declared a sanctuary county. Now, a 2-year-old boy is dead, and he’s reconsidering. Marc Elrich, the county executive of Montgomery County, Maryland, declared the county a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. However, a tragic incident involving a 2-year-old boy who was killed in a shooting has led to a reconsideration of this policy. The suspected perpetrator, Nilson Granados-Trejo, is an illegal immigrant with a criminal history, who was twice shielded from deportation due to the sanctuary policy. This incident and the subsequent policy review have sparked heated discussions among the public.
Motorcyclist seriously injured in ICC collision near Shady Grove Road, authorities say
A motorcyclist suffered traumatic injuries during a collision Sunday afternoon on the Intercounty Connector [ICC] near the Shady Grove Road exit, according to authorities. Around 4:30 p.m., Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a report of a collision on the eastbound lanes involving a motorcycle that then caught fire, MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer wrote on social media. Traffic was diverted and the exit ramp was closed.
Historic Black cemetery restoration finally moves forward after years of delays
POTOMAC, Md. — African American history, once forgotten, is now a mission for descendants of a 150-year-old Black cemetery in Montgomery County. “You can see there’s a stone here,” said Cherisse Crawford, who lives in Potomac. “There’s stones on top of stones here.”. In the...
Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash on ICC/MD 200
The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police are investigating a fatal, single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle that occurred on Sunday, March 3. Per the news release: The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police Collison Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday evening in. Montgomery County. On March 3, at...
Motorcyclist killed in fiery crash on Intercounty Connector
ROCKVILLE, Md. - Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in a fiery crash Sunday night on the Intercounty Connector in Montgomery County. The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of MD 200 near Shady Grove Road. Officers located a Kawasaki motorcycle they say was involved in...
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...
Hudson Valley Property Group Acquires 1140-Unit Multifamily Affordable Housing Portfolio Across Maryland and North Carolina Markets
ROCKVILLE, MD - Hudson Valley Property Group (HVPG), a leading, national affordable housing preservation company, announced the acquisition of a five-property portfolio spanning 1140 units across the D.C. metropolitan area and North Carolina. The deal, with total project costs of $208 million, transfers ownership of four properties in Prince George's...
Police identify motorcyclist killed in Montgomery County crash
Officials are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Thursday between a motorcycle and a car in Montgomery County.
Police: Three Suspects Involved in Robbery Inside Wheaton Target
Montgomery County Police are currently investigating a strong-arm robbery that took place on February 21 at the Westfield Wheaton Shopping Center in the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road. According to an MCPD news release, the preliminary investigation revealed that an adult male victim was targeted inside Target by three...
Assault at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda
Montgomery County police responded to a report of an assault at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda late Friday morning, March 1, 2024. The assault was reported at the mall at 11:20 AM. At least one person was also accused of shoplifting in the incident. This is the second assault reported at the mall in 2024; the first in February also involved shoplifting from a business inside the mall. Another accused mall shoplifter allegedly was in possession of a synthetic narcotic a week before Friday's assault.
17-year-old boy injured in Silver Spring shooting
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the upper body Friday night in the Long Branch neighborhood of Silver Spring, according to Montgomery County police. The victim of the shooting in the 8500 block of Glenview Avenue was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. [Source of the Spring]. University...
Police identify motorcyclist who died after Gaithersburg collision
Montgomery County police on Sunday identified Anthony Bernard Lee, 35, of Damascus as the man who died when his motorcycle collided with a car last week in Gaithersburg. About 3 p.m. Thursday, police and Montgomery Fire and Rescue Service crews responded to a report of a collision at the intersection of Snouffer School and Centerway roads, according to a police statement.
Cost of Purple Line increases yet again, completion pushed back
The Maryland Transit Administration will seek approval next month for as much as $425 million in “relief payments” related to delays in the Purple Line light rail project. Officials announced the extra payments along with a roughly 234-day delay that will push the line’s completion back from spring of 2027 to December of that year.
Collision Involving Motorcycle Closes ICC (MD 200) Sunday Evening
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a collision involving a motorcycle on Sunday, March 3. Update: All westbound lanes of the Intercounty Connector (MD 200) just east of Exit 3 (Shady Grove Rd) have reopened. All eastbound lanes remain closed. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete...
Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Motorcycle in Gaithersburg; Identity of Victim Released
Montgomery County Police has released additional information regarding a fatal collision that occurred on Thursday, February 29, in Gaithersburg. Per the news release: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Thursday, February 29, 2024. At...
Report: Senior Montgomery Co. Fire and Rescue official broke code of conduct
An unidentified senior member of the Montgomery County, Maryland, fire and rescue service engaged in misconduct in 2019 and 2021, according to a recently released report from the county’s inspector general. Officials in the inspector general’s office first received a complaint on Jan. 2, 2024, according to a public...
Phone charger sets basket of clothes on fire in Montgomery County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — A phone charger cord set a basket of clothes on fire at a Montgomery County home on Saturday Night. Officials with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service encountered a light haze and smoke at a house in the 19900 block of Drexel Hill Circle in Montgomery Village. There, […]