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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
John P. Ryan, of Frederick, MD, was found dead in the trunk of his car Dec. 3 in Derwood.
A 37-year-old man who was found dead in the trunk of his car parked in a Montgomery County parking lot died from two gunshot wounds to the head, The Gazette reported. The body of John P. Ryan, of Frederick, MD, was found Dec. 3 in the trunk of his 2007 Lexus, police said. An undisclosed amount of cash and marijuana also was in the trunk. The car was found parked in a parking lot used by multiple businesses in the 15000 block of Somerville Drive in Derwood, MD. Maryland State Police told The Gazette Ryan's death is still under investigation and a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore said the case was classified as a homicide. Police said Ryan was reported missing by his wife on Nov. 29. The last time she saw …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Maryland State Police are investigating the apparent murder of a missing Frederick County man whose body was found Monday in the trunk of his car parked in a Montgomery County lot.
Maryland State Police are investigating a possible homicide of a Frederick County man whose body was found Monday in the trunk of his car parked in a Montgomery County lot. The body of John P. Ryan, 37, was found Monday afternoon in the trunk of his black 2007 Lexus LS460L, police said. The car was found parked in a parking lot used by multiple businesses in the 15000 block of Somerville Drive in Derwood, MD. The Shady Grove Metro station is located at 15903 Somerville Drive, but a Maryland State Police spokesperson would not disclose the specific lot in which the car was parked. Ryan’s wife reported him missing to the Frederick Police Department on Nov. 29, police said. The last time she saw him at their home was on the night of Nov. 27, …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Get caught up with the latest in foodie news from Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with "1 Meat, 3 Sides." This week, a pop-up concept at a Rockville cocktail bar takes center plate: One Meat: Quench, a destination cocktail bar in Rockville, is launching a new partnership program to host a series of pop-up restaurants within its walls on Sundays and Mondays to showcase new and upcoming chefs and culinary concepts. “We’re excited to let our space highlight the visions of other rising culinary stars in the area," said Michael Holstein, owner of Quench. "We started out thinking about the days the restaurant was closed, but it transformed into an opportunity to build some real fellowship with colleagues in the restaurant …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A roundup of the top headlines in Montgomery County this past week.
UPDATE: Police: Witness Said Montgomery College Student Told Them He Was 'Going to Shoot Everyone' ROCKVILLE—A 19-year-old Montgomery College student was taken into custody by Rockville city police on Monday afternoon after fellow students said the man told them he—in his words—“felt like shooting people just for fun,” a college spokeswoman said. Read more on Rockville Patch. Sex Abuse Trial Involving Germantown Middle School Teacher Continues GERMANTOWN—The trial of a Germantown middle school teacher accused of sexually abusing one of his students began in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Cuyler Jay Cornell, 51, Germantown, was indicted on charges of sexual abuse of a minor and sexual offense. The trial was expected to reach …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Gaithersburg's Transportation Committee told the mayor and City Council it is hoping to bring Capital Bikeshare to the city within the next year.
Members of Gaithersburg's Transportation Committee told the mayor and City Council Tuesday they are considering bringing the Capital Bikeshare program to the city within the next year. Montgomery County is slated to get 29 Capital Bikeshare stations in Spring 2013, with 200 bikes in Friendship Heights, Bethesda, Medical Center, Takoma Park and Silver Spring, Chevy Chase Patch reported. The Capital Bikeshare program allows participants to check out bikes from a docking station rack using a special key card (mailed to bikeshare users when they sign up for the program online). Casual users who have not purchased a key card in advance can pay at the docking stations by credit card. Membership fees vary based on usage time. Bikeshare members …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
News Nearby — Police: Witness Said Montgomery College Student Told Them He Was 'Going to Shoot Everyone'
Chief: A 19-year-old student was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Update, 5:55 p.m., Nov. 12: A 19-year-old Montgomery College student was taken into custody by Rockville city police on Monday afternoon after fellow students said the man told them he—in his words—“felt like shooting people just for fun,” a college spokeswoman said. The students reported the incident to the Rockville campus security office about 2 p.m., said Elizabeth Homan, a Montgomery College spokeswoman. The man “indicated he was upset over a relationship,” Homan said. Rockville city police Lt. Eric Over said one of the three witnesses reported that the man said: “I’m going to shoot everyone at this college and enjoy doing it.” The students who reported the incident said they did not see the man with a weapon and did not know him to …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Democratic challenger John Delaney defeats incumbent U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett for Maryland's 6th Congressional District.
(Update, 10:45 p.m.) Maryland 5th District Rep. and Democratic WHIP Steny Hoyer introduced the state's new 6th District Rep. John Delaney at approximately 10:20 p.m. Delaney thanked Maryland's 6th District constituents and said his campaign was about standing together and working for the common good of the country. "I promise to work as hard as I can to make differences in your lives, pursue opportunities, and help overcome challenges," Delaney said in his acceptance speech to supporters at the Bolger Conference Center in Potomac. The newly elected Congressman thanked his family, staff, supporters and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett for his 20 years of service. Bartlett, 86, issued a statement after falling short in his attempt for an 11th term: It …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Hector Antonio Medina faces charges of attempted first degree murder and more, WUSA 9 reports.
A Gaithersburg man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in a stabbing incident in the 800 block of Baltimore Road in Rockville, WUSA 9 reports. "Hector Antonio Medina was identified as a suspect after both county and Rockville City police responded to an Oct. 22 report of a stabbing in the Burgundy [Park] Shopping Center at 10:20 p.m.," according to the report. Medina also faces charges of first degree assault, second degree assault and reckless endangerment. Read the full story on WUSA 9. A Rockville city police report said that as a man was leaving a restaurant to go home, he was followed by three unknown subjects, one of whom asked for a cigarette. The man complied. As the complainant was getting into his vehicle, one of …
Monday, October 15, 2012
The two candidates for Maryland's 6th Congressional District will meet for six debates, including one at Rockville's Temple Beth Ami on Oct. 21.
New members of the re-aligned 6th Congressional District will have an opportunity to get a close look at incumbant Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and Democratic challenger John Delaney. The two candidates agreed to a series of six debates, including one on Sunday, Oct. 21, at Rockville's Temple Beth Ami, The Washington Post reported. The debate will be hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council, according to the report. The first debate was held Thursday, Oct. 11, at Kepler Theater on the campus of Hagerstown Community College, according to the report, and the following debates remain scheduled: For more information on the scheduled debates between Bartlett and Delaney, read the full report on The Washington Post.