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Teen Charged With Rape of Ex; Girl Died on Way to Hospital

Montgomery County authorities say a girl raped by her ex-boyfriend on the street in Rockville died on the way to a hospital for an examination, and the ex-boyfriend is now charged with rape.


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Black Bear Spotted in Montgomery Co.

Multiple black bear sightings have been reported in the Damascus area recently, police say.



2-Year-Old Seriously Hurt After Falling From Window in Md.

A 2-year-old was seriously injured after falling from a second-story window in Silver Spring.


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5-Year-Old Boy Killed, Mother Seriously Hurt in Gaithersburg Crash

A 5-year-old boy was killed and his mother was seriously injured after their car crashed and caught fire in Gaithersburg.



Md. Judge Who Had Romantic Relationship With Felon to Retire

A Montgomery County judge who was at the center of a controversy last year over her romantic relationship with a convicted felon, has submitted her retirement from the bench.


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Olney Leaders Investigate, Question Speed Cameras

There’s one speed camera that doles out more tickets than any other in Montgomery County and it has some asking whether residents are benefiting, or being targeted.


Rescue personnel help free a man from the tracks of the Bethesda Metro station after he was hit by a train. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Red Line Delays After Smoke in Metro Tunnel

Metrorail trains are delayed on the Red Line during Monday morning rush after reports of smoke caused by another arcing insulator.


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First Female Montgomery Co. Police Chief Dies at 67

Carol Mehrling, the first woman to serve as police chief in Montgomery County, has died. She was 67.


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Montgomery County Officials Warn of Scam Letter

Officials in Montgomery County are warning property owners not to be fooled by a letter that tells them they can pay $99 to petition to have their property tax assessment reviewed.


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Public E-cigarette Ban Now in Effect In Montgomery County

It is now illegal to smoke electronic cigarettes in Montgomery County in public places.