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VIDEO: Police search for whoever keeps burglarizing a Montgomery Co. store
November 29, 2023, 1:04 am | Source
The series of burglaries happened at the Stay Lit Smoke Shop on Ridge Road.

'This was not self-defense. This was murder.' | Opening arguments start trial of former officer charged with murder
November 28, 2023, 10:45 pm | Source
Michael Owen shot a handcuffed man after a "violent struggle" in his police car, according to defense attorneys, but prosecutors say the suspect was never a threat.

'Very bold to do that in broad daylight' | Dozens of shots hit man, several homes in Greater Landover neighborhood
November 28, 2023, 7:16 pm | Source
Neighbors say they 'hit the floor' when the shooting started and bullets ripped through their walls.

Nuclear power plant sirens to be tested in several Maryland counties
November 28, 2023, 6:23 pm | Source
On Dec. 4, all sirens within 10 miles of the Calvert Cliffs Nucler Power Plant will be tested at noon.

Let it snow: Flurries fly in Frostburg, Maryland
November 28, 2023, 5:09 pm | Source
Traffic cameras caught snow along Interstate 68 Tuesday morning.

Shooting in Prince George's County leaves 1 dead
November 28, 2023, 4:38 pm | Source
Police are still investigating what led to the shooting

16-year-old dog stolen inside car at Prince George's Co. gas station
November 28, 2023, 4:23 am | Source
Zoi is described as an all-white 16-year-old Shih Tzu with a multi-color tail.

$16M lawsuit filed against Prince George's County after officers shot dog
November 28, 2023, 4:19 am | Source
The lawsuit seeks at least $16 million in damages.

Ice skating rinks to open for the 2023 season in the DMV
November 28, 2023, 2:36 am | Source
One rink in Washington, D.C. has been named best in the country.

3 arrested for Thanksgiving shooting that left man dead
November 28, 2023, 2:06 am | Source
Police later identified the victim as 45-year-old Frederico Cruz Ojeda of Landover Hills.

Investigators say mother shot and killed son before turning the gun on herself
November 28, 2023, 12:02 am | Source
The mother and son recently arrived in the area after moving from Wisconsin.

Five teens, between 12 and 15, arrested for armed robbery in Gaithersburg
November 27, 2023, 11:35 pm | Source
Investigators say the suspects ran away after the robbery.

Police officer charged with murder to stand trial after 4 years of delays
November 27, 2023, 10:51 pm | Source
Former Prince George's County Police Corporal Michael Owen is the first officer in county history tried for murdering a suspect.

Police investigating shooting in Montgomery Village
November 27, 2023, 9:36 pm | Source
Police are still investigating the circumstances of the shooting and machete attack.

Man shot to death in Prince George's County
November 27, 2023, 5:40 pm | Source
The man killed has not yet been identified by police.

Police investigate 3-vehicle crash in Montgomery County
November 27, 2023, 2:00 pm | Source
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Man, woman arrested for fraud in string of alleged scams throughout Maryland
November 26, 2023, 11:09 pm | Source
An initial investigation revealed felony fraud of at least $14,000.

Man dead after Chevrolet pulls out in front of motorcycle in Waldorf, police say
November 26, 2023, 2:07 am | Source
Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact the Duty Officer at the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack at (301) 392-1200.

Montgomery County house fire displaces more than 12 people
November 25, 2023, 9:29 pm | Source
A person of interest was detained and questioned after a Montgomery County house fire.

3 indicted in deadly Sheetz parking lot shooting
November 25, 2023, 9:25 pm | Source
All three individuals were already in prison on unrelated matters at the time of their indictment.

Police identify man killed in shooting on Thanksgiving
November 25, 2023, 4:26 am | Source
There is no word on any suspect information at this time.

Hypothermia Alerts issued in DC and Montgomery County, Maryland
November 25, 2023, 4:26 am | Source
"These temperatures significantly increase your risk for hypothermia and frostbite," D.C. officials said.

Nearly $100,000 raised for Maryland mother with terminal cancer
November 24, 2023, 5:20 pm | Source
“Right now, I’m okay, as far as pain I’m okay. I don’t feel like I’m going anywhere anytime soon, Leslie. I have a lot of things to do.” Smith said.

Hundreds of cyclists ride to honor those killed in traffic crashes
November 24, 2023, 2:11 pm | Source
This is the second year for the Ride for Your Life event demanding road safety

Family of killed DC 'Subway Surfer' call for social media change
November 23, 2023, 6:30 pm | Source
Jay Thirunarayanapuram, 15, died in June. His parents say social media played a role in his death.

Owners worry over 'mysterious illness' spreading in dogs across the country
November 23, 2023, 4:31 am | Source
An unknown respiratory illness is reportedly spreading among dogs in Oregon, Colorado, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Teen boy shot in Prince George's County
November 23, 2023, 4:24 am | Source
The current condition of the teen remains unknown.

Montgomery Co. Police search for missing 12-year-old girl
November 23, 2023, 4:12 am | Source
Investigators say Armani Taylor was last seen leaving her home on Tuckerman Lane in Rockville Tuesday night.

Maryland hate crime commission member suspended for anti-Israel social media posts
November 23, 2023, 12:28 am | Source
Along with calling for a ceasefire and the immediate return of all hostages, she wrote: “This isn’t a war. This is genocide.”

Court reversal of Maryland handgun license rule will not take effect immediately
November 22, 2023, 11:23 pm | Source
Strict licensing requirement stays in place at least 21 days, or longer if it's appealed.

Man accused of killing uncle in Maryland found dead in Atlantic City
November 22, 2023, 11:10 pm | Source
There is no word at this time about what happened in the moments leading up to Parker's death or why his nephew may have killed him.

Here's how Marylanders can get a $20 Lyft credit this holiday season
November 22, 2023, 9:56 pm | Source
Maryland is one of two states awarded the grant; the other grant went to Georgia.

Pets die in 2-alarm apartment fire in Maryland
November 22, 2023, 8:36 pm | Source
Two dozen people were displaced by the fire, according to firefighters.

VIDEO: WSSC worker caught on camera racially profiling a contracted vendor fired
November 22, 2023, 5:19 pm | Source
A spokesperson for WSSC says it has zero tolerance for this behavior and an investigation is underway.

College football bowl projections: Where will the Terps land?
November 22, 2023, 4:08 pm | Source
The Maryland Terrapins secured a bowl appearance for the third year in a row. But where will they end up?

Fire drives family from Rockville home on eve of Thanksgiving holiday
November 22, 2023, 1:14 pm | Source
The fire caused an estimated $20,000 in damage

This Maryland woman quit a white-collar job to become a first-generation farmer
November 22, 2023, 11:46 am | Source
Farmer Gale Livingstone is reaching into the soil and out into the community.

Maryland's handgun licensing law has been struck down by a federal appeals court
November 22, 2023, 11:46 am | Source
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, a Democrat, said he was disappointed in the circuit court’s ruling and will “continue to fight for this law.”

'It's torture by a thousand cuts' | Residents still search for answers one year after Potomac Oaks Condominiums explosion
November 22, 2023, 4:13 am | Source
On November 16, 2022, a building at Potomac Oaks Condominiums exploded. A year later, some residents are still searching for answers.

Man sentenced to life in prison after argument at Applebee's leads to deadly shooting
November 21, 2023, 11:48 pm | Source
“This was truly just an act of vengeance and cowardness,” said Assistant State’s Attorney Sherrie Waldrup during the sentencing hearing.

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