July 16, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Former NFL Player Tackles Law & Order

Robert Bass used to suit up for the Bears and the Packers. Now he wants to add a badge to his wardrobe, according to his campaign’s FaceBook page.  A Silver Spring resident, Bass, 50, joins the race for Montgomery County Sheriff in the Democratic primary. Bass served as a Deputy Sheriff for the county for […]

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February 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Deputy Who Shot, Killed Laytonsville Man

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy – who police say shot and killed a Laytonsville man after he struck the deputy with a long piece of wood  – has been identified, according to a sheriff’s office statement. Sgt. Frank Pruitt is the deputy involved in the shooting, the statement reads. He is an 18-year veteran of […]

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February 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Candidates for Courthouse Races, Board of Education

These are the candidates who appear on the Maryland State Board of Elections website as of 11 a.m. Tuesday. Candidates have until 9 p.m. Tuesday to file paperwork with the elections board announcing their desire to appear in the June 26 primary election ballot. State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Democratic   Clerk of the Circuit Court […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

Here is the latest list of the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in Congress, the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Candidates have until Feb. 27, 2018, to file a candidacy. The primary election is June 26, 2018. The general […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

No One Has Filed for Montgomery County School Board

Here are the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. No one has filed for the school board and only one candidate has filed for either central committee. Candidates have until […]

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June 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Consumer Alert: Drycleaners Eviction (VIDEO)

In this latest Consumer Alert, find out how the Office of Consumer Protection gets involved when a dry cleaning business is evicted.

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February 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday Night

Montgomery County Police Department officers, Rockville City Police Department officers, Maryland State Police troopers, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night. According to police, this enforcement is a component of the Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint […]

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July 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Indictments Announced in Missing Lyon Sisters Case (VIDEO)

Local authorities announced this week that Lloyd Welch was indicted for two counts of felony murder of the Lyon sisters in 1975. CCM’s Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fallen Heroes Memorial Service (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders, law enforcement officers and family and friends gathered for the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” outside the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on May 6. This ceremony pays tribute to 19 Montgomery County officers and deputies who lost their lives in the line of duty. The fallen officers include: Patrolman Joseph Case, Captain James […]

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September 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Lyon Sisters Investigation Leads to Virginia (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Sept. 17, 8:15 p.m. Police held a news conference in Bedford, VA today to discuss the 1975 kidnapping of the Lyon sisters. You can watch it here: The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia has released a statement about an investigation taking place in the Taylor Mountain area of Bedford County that relates to the […]

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