Montgomery County

Dozens injured, 20 vehicles involved in a crash after tractor-trailer lost load on I-270 on Monday morning. The crash was reported in the southbound lanes of Interstate 270 just after Middlebrook Road. All lanes of Interstate 270 were closed around 5:30 a.m. Traffic is being detoured onto Route 355.

Two honor roll students were killed yesterday in Montgomery County according to MoCo officials. The two teens, Shadi Adi Najjar of Breezedale Lane in Germantown, and Artem S. Ziberov of Flag Harbor Drive in Germantown were killed late Monday inside a car. Both were honor roll students as juniors and were set to graduate from Northwest High School […]

Talk about bad timing! Just last week we were in shock and disbelief about the massacre that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Now, the family of a boy who attends Roscoe R. Nix Elementary School in Montgomery County, MD are fighting a one day suspension that was given to their child. […]

(Washington, DC) — Ten of the nation’s 15 wealthiest counties are located in the Washington, DC area. “MainStreet.com” says according to U.S. Census figures, Loudoun County, Virginia is at the top of the list with a median household income of more than 119-thousand-500-dollars. That’s more than 16-thousand-dollars richer than second-place Fairfax County. What’s more remarkable […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Montgomery County Public Schools’ tax-supported operating budget has grown by more than 75 percent in the last decade, far outpacing the growth of other county agencies. Even this year, as the county and schools fight over potential cuts to the schools’ funding and the county faces a $1 billion shortfall, the […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Montgomery County residents looking to get their hands on the hard stuff no longer would have to head for the county line on Sundays under a proposal from one County Councilmember. Councilman Mike Knapp, D-Germantown, said the county can make an additional $1.5 million to $2 million a year by opening […]

VIA WJLA: Montgomery and Prince George’s counties are offering free H1N1 vaccination clinics in upcoming days. The Prince George’s County Health Department is offering an evening walk-in flu clinic on December 15, 2009. The clinic targets vulnerable and elderly populations. It will be held Tuesday December 15, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the D. […]

VIA MYFOXDC: BETHESDA, Md. – Montgomery County officials say due to system control issues with their traffic lights, many drivers had to suffer through significant delays on Wednesday. Delays continued Thursday and Ride-On buses are free for riders who want to leave their cars at home. Officials say all traffic signals in the county are […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: Educationally speaking, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties are a world apart. But when it comes to hurdling Maryland’s ever-rising bar for academic achievement, the two school systems have one thing in common: They tripped up this year. Both counties failed to meet Maryland’s standards for elementary, middle and high school students this […]

VIA WUSA: SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA) – Police in Montgomery County are looking for any leads that could help solve an overnight homicide at a Silver Spring apartment complex. Lt. Paul Starks, spokesperson for Montgomery County Police, tells 9NEWS NOW officers from the 3rd District responded to a report of the sound of gunshots at […]