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Using red light and speed cameras, targeted stings and other methods, police departments and municipalities hope to prevent pedestrian-related accidents, after a number of fatalities.
Since 2011, 25 people in the two counties have died in pedestrian accidents. Here is more information on when and where each of these accidents occurred.
A statewide gun turn-in program included three drop-off locations in Montgomery County, police said.
Montgomery County police say drivers aren't yielding to pedestrians at crosswalks.
Revenue is down for automated traffic enforcement, even as police consider dozens of new locations, The Examiner newspaper reported.
Schools, Public Safety
Police and Montgomery County firefighters investigated the letter at Diamond Elementary.
“We're seeing many, many more instances where pedestrians are not aware of their surroundings. That’s just an evolution of the issue with cell phones—they're taking over more and more of our attention,” said Montgomery County police's head of traffic.
Government, Business, Public Safety
Security scares after the Boston bombings dominate several jurisdictions and other state news you may have missed.
Government, Public Safety
Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-MD, calls Maryland postal workers selfless for the risks they sometimes face in national letter threats.
After explosions at Boston Marathon, WMATA takes extra security measures.
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