July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Proposes Suspensions for People Arrested for Sex and Weapons Offenses on System 

Metro is considering suspending access to service for people arrested for sex and weapons-related offenses on the system, according to a statement from Metro. The Board of Directors Safety and Operations Committee approved the proposal Thursday, the statement said. A full board vote is expected during a future meeting. If passed, the proposal would ban […]

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May 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Shot in Officer-Involved Shooting in White Oak

Update: An update to this story can be found here: Police Chief: Knife-Wielding Man Shot, Killed by Officer in White Oak Original Post: Montgomery County Police Department tweeted Thursday that a man—whose age hasn’t yet been confirmed—was shot in an officer-involved shooting in White Oak Thursday afternoon. MCP investigating officer-involved shooting in 1500 blk of Hadden Manor […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Respond to Nonviable Threats at Wheaton, Thomas Edison High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) sent an email to parents and guardians this afternoon about threats made at Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology.  At around 11:05 a.m on Thursday, a man walked into the front office of Wheaton and said something that implied he had a weapon. The man […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

President Obama on Mass Shooting in Orlando: “We Will Not Give into Fear” (VIDEO)

President Obama delivered a statement on the mass shootings that occurred in Orlando, Florida on June 12. “This was an act of terror and an act of hate,” said President Obama. “We will not give in to fear or turn against each other. Instead, we will stand united, as Americans, to protect our people, and […]

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October 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Clarksburg High Students Told to Shelter in Place on Friday Morning

Clarksburg High School students were told to shelter in place on Friday morning after officials received a report that a student might have a weapon on campus. Principal Stephen Whiting has written a letter to parents about the incident and posted it on the school’s website. “I want to share with you information about an […]

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