Concern for Missing 14-Year-Old
Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Hector Argueta Alvarez, a missing 14-year-old from Rockville. Alvarez is 100 lbs, with black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black sweater, black...
61-year-old man arrested for deadly hit-and-run in Fairfax County
WOODLAWN, Va. - Police have arrested a 61-year-old man accused in a deadly weekend hit-and-run in Woodlawn. The suspect, Kelechi Uzodinma, has been charged with felony hit-and-run for the crash that happened Sunday. Police say Uzodinma was traveling down Richmond Highway around 10:40 p.m. when he struck 51-year-old Heliodoro Luna-Perez,...
Charming Tudor-Style House in Ashburn, VA Sells for $1.3M
A charming Tudor-style house near Ashburn, Virginia recently found new owners, selling for $1,315,000 on February 14th. Located at 43257 Preston Ct, Ashburn, VA, 20147, this 3-story home offers a spacious and comfortable living experience. Boasting 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, the house spans a large 5,223 square feet, situated on a generous lot size of 13,504 square feet.
Ferndale Avenue improvements added to Herndon’s updated capital projects plan
Upgrades to Ferndale Avenue and improvements to police infrastructure are among the new projects proposed in Herndon’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for fiscal year 2025-2030. The CIP is a part of the annual operating budget and includes funding for transportation, sewer and other public facility projects. the proposed draft...
Man who led police on pursuit through Md. in stolen tow truck was in US illegally
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (7News) — It was a wild, dangerous and damaging crime spree. A man behind the wheel of a stolen state tow truck rammed police cars and anyone who got in his way for an hour. All of it was visible to Skytrak7 overhead and carried live during our 6 p.m. newscast Friday, February 16th.
VA Leesburg's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around leesburg.
Thieves Strike Three CVS Locations Back-to-Back on Tuesday
NBC4 reports that thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was stolen from three Montgomery County CVS stores on Tuesday, February 20. According to police, MCPD 2nd District officers responded to the following locations for the report of thefts:. 6900 block of Arlington Rd. in Bethesda, at approximately 1:14 p.m. 3800...
Advocates urging lawmakers to close loophole in Maryland drunk driving law
BALTIMORE -- In 2016, Maryland lawmakers in the state house passed Noah's Law, named in honor of a Montgomery County police officer who was hit by a drunk driver. The law requires ignition interlock systems on the cars of convicted drunk drivers. But for years, some have said the law doesn't go far enough. Wednesday at the state house in Annapolis, family members of drunk driving victims and advocates testified before the House Judiciary Committee in hopes of closing a major loophole in Noah's law. Advocates have been looking to change Maryland's drunk driving law, known as Noah's Law, for six years. During testimony...
Combating fentanyl now a focus for LCPS
Teenage overdoses caused by the powerful synthetic opioid, fentanyl, have been a widespread issue. Unfortunately, Loudoun County has fallen victim to some of these cases. Cases and conversations of opioid overdoses in Loudoun County sparked in 2023 when at least eight opioid-related overdoses occurred at Park View High School, located in Sterling, Virginia.
Maryland woman wins $1M Powerball jackpot after finding forgotten ticket in wallet
A Maryland woman found an old Powerball ticket in her wallet and wondered if she won a small prize. Her payday was much more than “small” -- it was worth $1 million.
'Shockingly fast': Northern Virginia man reportedly dies from meningococcal disease
RESTON, Va. - Virginia’s Department of Health is warning healthcare providers and residents about a deadly meningococcal disease outbreak in Virginia that has been ongoing since 2022. Northern Virginia Magazine first reported that at least one recent case in Northern Virginia was deadly, saying the disease claimed the life...
Woman detained in Russia has ties to Maryland
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Awoman being held in a Russian prison on suspicion of treason has ties to Maryland. Kesenia Karolina, 33, is a Russian-American dual citizen. She lived in Los Angeles, but the ballerina's ex-in-laws live in Owings Mills. They are terrified for her. "She is not safe...
Rockville police to deploy new speed camera on February 26
Rockville City police will add another speed camera location "on or about" February 26, 2024. The camera will be placed in the 2500 block of Wootton Parkway, near the intersection with Fairwood Court. It will monitor southbound traffic, and issue $40 tickets to drivers exceeding the posted speed limit by 12 MPH or more. After an initial grace period, the camera will begin issuing fines on March 26, 2024.
Montgomery County house fire causes $50K in damages displaces family, dog
A house fire in Montgomery County likely caused by a dehumidifier early Wednesday morning has displaced a family and a dog. Video courtesy of Pete Piringer on X.
Loudoun Co. teachers honored for bringing history to life in their classrooms
The goal, he said, is to help his students prepare for an upcoming unit. It’s part of an effort to reach the students who are currently interested in Mario, “since the Mario Brothers (are) back.”. He also loves bringing primary sources into the classroom and is a member...
Final Piece of Leesburg Annexation Deal in Place
The Leesburg Town Council on Tuesday is expected to formally ratify a settlement agreement with the county government to advance the annexation of 402 acres in the Compass Creek development. The action follows the confirmation on Feb. 20 that Microsoft has agreed to have its 323-acre data center campus included...
Helmet optional? Meet the motorcyclists who descend weekly on Annapolis for the cause
A group of bikers in leather vests and wispy beards greets lawmakers here each Monday of the legislative session, hoping this is the year they’ll succeed in their galvanizing cause: gutting a Maryland law that requires them to wear helmets. The group, which calls itself A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments, has experienced decades of setbacks on the helmet issue. Its vociferous critics say ABATE’s position is at a minimum, eccentric, and at worst, dangerous. ...
Veteran celebrates his 100th birthday at Hooters
FAIRFAX, Va. — A veteran celebrated their century of life in a very special way on Saturday -- with a birthday party at Hooters. Glenn Ward, a World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran, was celebrated at the Fairfax Hooters for his 100th birthday. He was joined by a group of 50 people, many of them traveled across the country to attend the celebration.
Richmond, Va. company supplied propane to Sterling home that exploded
STERLING, Va. (7News) — The 7News I-Team was the first to learn that Southern States Corporation based in Richmond, Virginia supplied the propane to the home in Sterling, Virginia that exploded on Friday killing a volunteer firefighter and injuring more than a dozen emergency response personnel. Southern States Corp....
Governor Moore testifies in favor of 3 affordable housing bills
The bills are all part of a the Moore-Miller administration's plan to make Maryland more affordable.