Townhouse fire in Gaithersburg that damages 4 homes and displaced 13. (Credit: Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire Dept.)

Dozen Displaced After Child Playing With Matches Causes Fire

More than a dozen residents are displaced and four townhouses are damaged following a fire that officials say was caused by a child playing with matches.

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Best Holiday Light Displays in the D.C. Area

It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but some of the area’s best known light displays are already inviting people to come see their amazing and festive lights.


Minivan crashed into Rugged Warehouse in Gaithersburg. (Photo by Chuck Carroll/Al-News 99.1)

2 Injured After Car Crashes Into Gaithersburg Store

Two people were sent to the hospital after a minivan came crashing through a Rugged Warehouse in Gaithersburg.


Elizabeth Tucto-Poma (L) and Claudia Martinez-Chavez (R) were reported missing from Gaithersburg on Friday. They returned home Friday night. (Photo by Montgomery County Police Dept.)

Two 12-Year-Old Girls Missing from Gaithersburg Return Home

Two 12-year-old girls were missing from Gaithersburg, and police say they were believed to be together.


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Former Student Arrested for Bringing Gun to Md. School

Police say they arrested a former Richard Montgomery High School student for bringing a gun to the school on Thursday.


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Homes Evacuated After Md. Gas Leak

Police have evacuated some Gaithersburg homes and closed off streets after a gas leak in Gaithersburg.


Police on the scene of a shooting and attempted armed robbery in Gaithersburg. (Photo by Montgomery County Police Dept.)

Police: Two People Shot in Armed Robbery in Gaithersburg

Two people were shot Thursday afternoon on the 18900 block of Premiere Ct. in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Police say.


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Absentee Ballots Promise Closure in Md. House Race

Montgomery County election officials are beginning an absentee ballot count that will likely resolve the tight race for U.S. representative in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District.


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Search Continues for Missing Gaithersburg Girl

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing Gaithersburg juvenile.


File photo of money. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Nanny Sentenced for Stealing $430K From Md. Family

A nanny who stole more than $430,000 from the family that employed her has been sentenced to three years in prison.




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