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Dad charged with murder of 3-year-old, adopted son

A Damascus, Md. man faces murder and child abuse charges after his son died at Children's National Medical Center in D.C.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 06:17pm EST

Tags: Brian O’Callaghan, murder, Montgomery County Police, child abuse

Driver's insurance could cover Va parade injuries

Damascus Mayor Jack McCrady says he expects the insurer of a man whose car hit dozens of hikers during a parade to cover the victims' medical costs.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 05:45pm EDT

Tags: Deward Blevins, parade, crash

Police chief: No charges likely in Va. parade crash

Authorities say an elderly driver is not likely to face charges for plowing into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town's parade.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 01:31pm EDT


Official: Va. driver likely had medical condition

Monday - 05/20/2013, 01:08am EDT

Tags: Virginia, crash

Community celebrates freedom after drug dealers ousted

Police and residents of a Montgomery County apartment complex held hostage for more than a decade by drug dealers and related violence, celebrated the success of a two-year-old program to end the open-air drug sales.

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 04:31pm EDT

Tags: police, Crime, drugs, thomas warren

Last dry town in Md. readies for life with alcohol

Damascus, the vintage dairy town on the northernmost edge of Montgomery County, is a place where people still talk in four-digit phone numbers. The Jimmie Cone still draws lines of ice cream lovers each summer. Judges still pin blue ribbons on goats, roses and rhubarb pies at the town fair each fall.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 03:29pm EST

Tags: dry town

Woman shot in head with arrow in Damascus

A woman accidentally was shot in the head with an arrow Tuesday evening in Damascus.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 01:07pm EDT

Tags: arrow, crossbow,

Bill passage could dampen Damascus

As one of the few dry communities in Maryland, Damascus may be known for its farms and its football team, but not for its night life. That could change, however; a bill passed Thursday in the House of Delegates would allow sit-down restaurants in Damascus to serve wine and beer.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: alcohol, House Bill 690, Wine, Beer

Damascus, Md.'s last dry town, may get a drink

A bill passed by the House of Delegates could allow currently dry Damascus to start selling alcohol, but the bill isn't met without opposition.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 09:32am EDT

Tags: Tom and Rays Restaurant, alcohol, Maryland General Assembly, Cedar Grove, liquor sales

Former ‘Soul Train' dancer reflects on time with Cornelius

Sheila Zeigler-Arnold first saw 'Soul Train' when she was in seventh grade, and she immediately knew that was her calling

Friday - 02/24/2012, 06:00am EST

Tags: Don Cornelius, Soul Train, Damascus High School, Sheila Zeigler-Arnold