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Montgomery County Sheriff's Department accused of excessive force during evictions
April 12, 2024, 10:23 pm | Source
Tenant in November 2023 eviction attempt says drawn guns were unnecessary. Judgement had been paid.

Investigators release full report on man shot by officers following stabbing spree
April 12, 2024, 7:13 pm | Source
Police say 19-year-old Franklin Castro Ordonez stabbed four people in a series of unprovoked attacks.

Police search for suspects who shot, killed trash collector in Woodlawn
April 12, 2024, 4:29 pm | Source
Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Man shot inside LA Fitness gym in Maryland
April 12, 2024, 4:07 pm | Source
Investigators say the shooting happened in the gym's basketball court area after an argument

Police are investigating deadly shooting in Oxon Hill
April 12, 2024, 3:22 pm | Source
The man killed was identified as 19-year-old Tyrone Avent of Oxon Hill.

1 person critically injured after shooting outside of Prince George's County Bowlero
April 12, 2024, 3:09 pm | Source
Investigators are working to determine the person behind the crime.

Maryland creates website for Baltimore bridge collapse resources
April 12, 2024, 2:02 pm | Source
The website includes details for affected workers and businesses. It also includes major traffic updates.

Police release sketch of suspect who tried to grab girl outside Gaithersburg apartment building
April 12, 2024, 9:46 am | Source
‚ÄčA 10-year-old girl told officers she was sitting outside when a strange man grabbed her arm and told her to come with him.

2 men charged with stabbing another man to death at Prince George's Co. business
April 12, 2024, 12:15 am | Source
A second man was also found stabbed and taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

19-year-old dead in shooting along Chillum Road
April 11, 2024, 9:57 pm | Source
Detectives are working to establish a suspect and motive in this case.

Brazen kidnappers used dolly to clean out victim's home while he was bound in back of van, DOJ says
April 11, 2024, 8:09 pm | Source
Timothy Delonte Williams and Jaevonn Archer, both of Maryland, are accused of keeping a man bound in the back of a van for five hours while burglarized his home.

Shooting leaves man injured in Montgomery County
April 11, 2024, 5:02 pm | Source
The person of interest in the crime left the area on foot.

Prince George's Co. police chief serves as crossing guard in push for pedestrian safety
April 11, 2024, 2:42 pm | Source
Chief Malik Aziz helped kids get to school safely at Riverdale Elementary School.

Police still searching for drivers in 2 deadly Montgomery Co. hit-and-run crashes
April 10, 2024, 10:23 pm | Source
On Wednesday, officers clarified the two crashes were not connected.

Crews on track to open a 3rd and deeper channel near Baltimore's Key Bridge by April
April 10, 2024, 10:03 pm | Source
Access to port on track to be complete end of May

Legislation meant to fill age gap in Maryland missing person alert system heads to governor's desk
April 10, 2024, 9:57 pm | Source
The Purple Alert would fill the age gap, and inform the public if a person with an intellectual or developmental disability or brain injury went missing.

Silver Spring Buddhist temple robbery likely connected to transnational Romanian organization, police say
April 10, 2024, 9:31 pm | Source
The robbery of monks at the Wat Thai Buddhist temple in Silver Spring bears similarities to a recent rash of temple and mosque robberies.

Man arrested for stabbing woman he had previous relationship with to death in Prince George's County
April 10, 2024, 5:13 pm | Source
The police department says that the two were in a prior relationship with each other.

Maryland Senate candidate Larry Hogan running to get the Republican Party 'back on the right track'
April 10, 2024, 4:53 pm | Source
The former governor needs both Democrats and Trump supporters to win. Can he pull off another longshot campaign victory?

Firefighters tackle tractor-trailer fire on I-270 SB in Frederick County
April 10, 2024, 1:07 pm | Source
Delays are building as traffic lanes are blocked while firefighters battle the blaze.

Maryland leaders discuss how to get Baltimore's Key Bridge rebuilt
April 10, 2024, 12:17 pm | Source
Governor Wes Moore pushed for more funding Tuesday

Fire at 6-story apartment building in Montgomery County caused by electric blanket
April 10, 2024, 11:27 am | Source
One person was evaluated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

22-year-old man arrested in Lanham robbery
April 10, 2024, 3:22 am | Source
Additional charges are expected, as police believe the same man is responsible for at least three other crimes in the same area.

Man killed while riding moped in Prince George's County
April 10, 2024, 12:02 am | Source
The deadly collision happened on southbound Indian Head Highway and Manning Road East.

'Noah will be on patrol, 24/7' | Maryland lawmakers pass a bill to close a 'DUI loophole' in Noah's Law
April 9, 2024, 10:08 pm | Source
The bill would require ignition interlocks for drivers put on probation for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Maryland.

A glance at some of the legislation approved in the Maryland General Assembly
April 9, 2024, 9:28 pm | Source
From AI to banned books, the Maryland General Assembly wrapped up its 90-legislation session on Monday.

Man wanted for robbing homes along Good Luck Road in Lanham, Maryland
April 9, 2024, 12:04 pm | Source
Detectives say the suspect appears to be entering the units through unlocked doors or windows.

Police searching for driver in deadly hit-and-run crash involving pedestrian in Montgomery County
April 9, 2024, 12:02 pm | Source
Police say the pedestrian involved was riding his skateboard at the time of the collision.

MCPS reducing staff for students with autism by half at Darnestown Elementary Learning Center, parents outraged
April 9, 2024, 3:36 am | Source
Councilman Will Jawando says he was told the reduction has nothing to do with budget cuts, but rather a reduction in upcoming enrollment.

GoFundMe started to help high school after theater dept. loses $8,000 when costume company suddenly closes
April 9, 2024, 3:22 am | Source
The school began to scramble to find a quick fix, turning to GoFundMe to hopefully raise the money the department had lost.

2 Prince George's Co. Planet Fitness locations received bomb threats over the weekend
April 9, 2024, 3:02 am | Source
Police said the perpetrator has not been identified.

'I said you will not die' | Video captures man helping a child to safety after fiery crash on I-495
April 8, 2024, 11:34 pm | Source
Fire was showing from an overturned dump truck when crews arrived. Two children were injured, one critically.

Prince George's Co. animal shelter temporarily refusing owner-surrendered dogs starting April 10
April 8, 2024, 11:04 pm | Source
Pet adoption fees, including spay and neuter services, will be waived during the same time.

Police investigating shooting that leaves man dead in Prince George's County
April 8, 2024, 3:08 pm | Source
Detectives are working to determine what happened that led up to the killing.

Child suffering from severe burns after fire at Prince George's County home
April 8, 2024, 12:55 pm | Source
The fire was under control in about 15 minutes after the crews' arrival, officials told WUSA9.

Police locate missing Georgia man who disappeared from Silver Spring
April 7, 2024, 8:21 pm | Source
Sources told WUSA9 Sunday afternoon, Andrew Mostyn, 23, was located in Pennsylvania Sunday morning safe and unharmed.

Many gather to support students, Bowie Police Department in special basketball game
April 7, 2024, 4:55 pm | Source
The bleachers were full as people brought tickets and gathered around for a good cause.

6 people displaced after fire in Prince George's County
April 7, 2024, 3:16 pm | Source
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Police search for missing Georgia man last seen in Maryland
April 7, 2024, 3:14 am | Source
Andrew Mostyn was last seen at the National Mall. That same night, family received cryptic messages from his cell phone.

Truck slams into St. Mary's County church, driver hospitalized
April 7, 2024, 3:13 am | Source
The sheriff's office said speed and alcohol were considered factors in the collision.

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