June 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Teen’s Death as Homicide at Gaithersburg Park

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of an 18-year-old male whose body was discovered in a Gaithersburg park on Friday evening as a homicide. Police said shortly before 8 p.m. on June 17th, officers from the 6th District station and Gaithersburg Police Department responded to Malcolm King Park, located at 1200 West Side […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Body Found in Potomac River (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews recovered a body from the Potomac River on Tuesday not far from where a boating accident occurred on Sunday. The body was pulled from the water near Mather Gorge, according to Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. Several police agencies were called to the scene. Authorities said a death […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Body Found by Hunters in Gaithersburg Ruled a Homicide

A body found at Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Gaithersburg by bow hunters on Saturday morning is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death is trauma to the upper torso of the victim, according to autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. Montgomery County police officers said […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day back to school for more than 156,000 students in Montgomery County and local police are reminding all of us to be safe. Send us your #backtoschool photos at and we will post them on our website. […]

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August 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Bow Hunters Find Body in Montgomery County Park

The body of a man was found in a Montgomery County park area on Saturday by bow hunters taking part in a managed deer hunt, according to Maryland-National Capital Park Police. Lt. Rick Pelicano, a spokesperson for the Park Police, said the body was found on Saturday morning at Great Seneca Stream Valley #2. According to […]

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June 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Sidney Katz to Meet with Community on June 3rd

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, who represents District 3, is scheduled to meet with residents from the Derwood, Redland and Washington Grove communities at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3rd, at Redland Middle School. This  event is part of his continuing series of informal meetings, entitled, “Share Your Concerns With Sidney.” Some of the hot […]

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October 14, 2014 | Krista Brick

No Identity Yet For Body Found Near Jesup Blair Park in Silver Spring

UPDATED, Oct. 14, 3 p.m. – Police have still not released the identity of a man’s body found in a Silver Spring park Monday afternoon. According to Montgomery County Police Cpl. Rebecca Innocenti, the medical examiner’s office has still not released the official cause of death in the case.   UPDATED, Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m. – […]

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September 30, 2014 | Krista Brick

Firefighters Find Body Inside Burning Garage in Potomac

Montgomery County Police are on the scene of a house fire off Great Elm Drive near Glen Road where firefighters discovered the body of a person in the garage of house that had been on fire. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer tweeted out that Montgomery County Police are conducting a death investigation […]

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May 20, 2014 | Valerie Bonk and Sonya Burke

Police Investigating Possible Drowning (PHOTOS and VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police and fire rescue crews are on the scene of a pond in Montgomery Village for the report of a possible drowning. According to Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the call was dispatched shortly before 10 a.m. on May 20 at Russell Avenue and Montgomery Village Avenue near Lake Forest Mall. Montgomery County […]

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