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Montgomery County Police Report Sightings of Black Bear

Police in Montgomery County are warning residents after multiple reported sightings of a black bear at locations in and around Oak Ridge Park in Damascus.

06/20/2015

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Police Arrest Woman for Indecent Exposure in Md.

Police in Maryland say they have arrested a woman for indecent exposure and attempted burglary after discovering her partially nude and passed out in someone else’s yard in Frederick.

09/21/2014

A picture taken on Aug. 15, 2014, shows a general view of damaged buildings in Mleiha on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad’s Forces Carrying Out Dozens Of Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

As the U.S. military strikes ISIS militants in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group’s headquarters in the past two days.

08/19/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ramping up criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad, calling him a "one-man super-magnet for terrorism" who could be responsible for the disintegration of Syria.(LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Dictator Jokes He Should Have Won Nobel Peace Prize

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, who is heading a brutal crackdown against protesters, said he should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

10/15/2013

U.N. inspectors say there is "clear and convincing evidence" that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people. (LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

UN: ‘Clear And Convincing Evidence’ Of Syria Chemical Attacks

U.N. inspectors say there is “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people.

09/16/2013

A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: UN Team May Submit Syria Chemical Weapon Results Next Week

A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week.

09/07/2013

France's prime minister says there's no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

France: Assad Could Strike Again If No One Acts

France’s prime minister says there’s no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again.

09/04/2013

Syria's president warned Monday that the Middle East is a "powder keg" and potential Western military strikes against his country risk triggering a regional war. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Assad: If West Strikes Syria, ‘Chaos And Extremism Will Spread’

Syria’s president warned Monday that the Middle East is a “powder keg” and potential Western military strikes against his country risk triggering a regional war.

09/02/2013

An image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube by the Local Committee of Arbeen on Aug. 21, 2013 allegedly shows Syrians covering a mass grave containing bodies of victims that Syrian rebels claim were killed in a toxic gas attack by pro-government forces in eastern Ghouta and Zamalka, on the outskirts of Damascus. (credit: DSK/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Syrian-Americans Aren’t Convinced Assad Regime Responsible For Chemical Weapons Attack

Some eastern Pennsylvania residents of Syrian descent say they aren’t convinced that the government was responsible for what authorities believe to have been a chemical weapons attack and object to the idea of U.S. military action in their homeland.

08/28/2013

Montgomery County Police Car

Officer Sees Bank Robbery in Progress, Helps Nab Suspects

Montgomery County Police say an off-duty officer who was waiting in the drive-thru at a bank saw it being robbed and helped capture two suspects.

06/07/2013

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