Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
A suspect has been charged with robbing the M&T Bank in Kensington Monday afternoon.
A Gaithersburg grandmother warned her family members to get out of their townhouse Thursday, "but she put her own life at great risk by attempting to fight the fire," authorities said.
Someone is calling Montgomery County residents claiming to be a sheriff's deputy as part of a scam to extort money.
Adou Louis Kouadio, 25, of Silver Spring still faces charges of first- and second- degree child abuse for injuries to his infant son.
A Laurel man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a turning SUV in Montgomery County.
A Damascus man has been indicted on murder and abuse in the beating death of his three-year-old son, says the Montgomery County Police Department.
Bail has been set at $1 million for two of three suspected bank robbers chased by police onto I-270, prompting its closure. A third suspect's mental competency is being evaluated.
Kelvin Parache of Rockville has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of James Frazier of Germantown.
Prosecutors say worker filed for more than $50 million in fraudulent tax refunds.
Baltimore police officer charged with killing Rocko, a 7-month old Jack Russell Terrier puppy, for having accidents inside the house.
A man was found dead in a Norbeck neighborhood driveway Monday night after police responded to calls of shots fired in the area. A $10,000 reward is being offered for leads in the case.
A man was found dead in a Wheaton driveway Monday night after police responded to calls of shots fired in the area.
Police in Montgomery and Prince George's counties worked with the FBI to help arrest drug traffickers and take $3 million worth of cocaine off the streets.
Lawrence W. Joynes has been indicted on 39 charges that he sexually abused students while he was a music teacher at Silver Spring schools.
The body was hoisted out from the home.
Police have a person of interest in the disappearance of two girls nearly 40 years ago after they walked to Westfield Wheaton Mall.
Timothy M. Ballard was found guilty of abusing a 13-year-old male student.
Former music teacher Lawrence Welsey Joynes, 55, pleaded guilty to child pornography and now faces 15 sex charges involving minors.
A man with a hatchet gets a mental evaluation, and more.
A Gaithersburg man was found not competent to stand trial on murder charges two months ago. Doctors are treating him in hopes that he will be able to stand trial.