In an article dated July 2013, I described how police in Montgomery County Maryland, a D.C. Suburb, shot 14 individuals and killed 9 over the prior three years . This included killing a man with an ice pick, killing a man threatening suicide and killing a robbery suspect after a hostage escaped.
OpEdNews, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 01:25 PM
Some Maryland lawmakers played a big part in bringing U.S. contractor Alan Gross back home to the state after being held for five years in a Cuban prison. Gross, a native of Montgomery County, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that could pave the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island.
WBAL-TV Baltimore, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 08:41 AM
Commuter transportation is the focus of a meeting that U.S. Rep. John Delaney is holding with elected officials from Frederick and Montgomery counties. The agenda for Thursday's discussion in Frederick includes Interstate 270, MARC rail expansion and the Corridor Cities Transitway.
Baltimore News, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 04:11 AM
Montgomery County Police motor squad's Santa Ride 2014, to benefit The Children's Inn at NIH, stops at the Olney town center plaza on Wednesday. Officer Robert Ladany and wife Jackie portray Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Gazette.net, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 08:37 PM
Montgomery officials have scheduled a public session to examine the county school system's child abuse policies and procedures amid heightened concerns about how the district addresses alleged incidents of sexual abuse on school grounds. The action follows an uproar about two arrests for inappropriate touching of students that went undisclosed for weeks at Damascus and Germantown middle schools.
The Washington Post, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 01:42 PM
The development team revamping a key stretch of Rockville Pike in Montgomery County have opted to drop the old "White Flint" name for "Pike District." It's an attempt to help with rebranding and changing the public's perception of the area from a slow-going, traffic-clogged region to a more walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment.
Business Journal, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 08:16 AM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan is scheduled to give the keynote address at a breakfast gathering of government and business leaders in Montgomery County. The event Friday is expected to include more than 700 elected officials, government and business representatives, and community leaders in the county, Maryland's most populated.
Baltimore News, Fri, Dec 12 2014 @ 06:13 AM