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Six Arrested Under Suspicion Of Killing Homeless Man

A 17-year-old girl and five men between the ages of 18 to 23 are all charged with first degree murder.
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Swimmers Beware: Rockville Lake Tests Positive For Deadly Toxin

Microcystin, a toxin produced by algae, has rendered Lake Needwood in Rockville, Maryland, unswimmable for both people and pets alike.
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Investigation Underway After Fatal Police Shooting In Montgomery County

Montgomery County police are investigating a shooting yesterday during which a 54-year-old Silver Spring brandished a knife and was subsequently shot by officers.

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Local Foster Families Shelter Central American Refugee Children

Authorities are struggling to deal with the influx of nearly 60,000 Central American children that have crossed into the United States to be reunited with loved ones in this country, but what happens to the many children with no relatives here?

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Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Threatened Officers In Bank

The middle-aged man threatened officers with knives inside a Capital One bank in Silver Spring.
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Rockville Couple Charged For Allegedly Abusing Autistic Sons

The couple is now free on bond after being charged for allegedly locking their adult children in a basement.

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Judge To Decide Whether Festival Dispute Will Go To Trial

The Summer Solstice Projekt festival was set to be held at in Myersville in June 2009, but police shut it down after receiving numerous noise complaints. An attorney for the festival's organizer says officials didn't meet the legal standard his client was entitled to.
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Johns Hopkins Agrees To Settle For $190 Million In Case Of Spying Gynecologist

The hospital has agreed to pay the large sum in order to settle with patients who say a Hopkins gynecologist secretly recorded them with a pen-like device.
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National Harbor Casino Approved, Expected To Open In 2016

The county's district council voted 8-1 in favor of the casino at National Harbor. Officials at MGM say they're now ready to begin construction of the resort and hotel as early as next month.
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Beretta Gun Factory Leaving Maryland

Iconic weapons maker Beretta says concerns about Maryland's new gun control laws are prompting it to close its factory in Accokeek.

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