Saturday, April 20, 2013
Montgomery County community where the suspects' uncles live besieged by media.
The investigation into the Boston Marathon bomber case turned to Maryland on Friday with media flocking to a Montgomery County neighborhood to hear the suspects' uncle plea for his surviving nephew to surrender. Some 12 hours later, police captured Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev hiding wounded in a boat at a house in Watertown, MA. Speaking to reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village, a planned community near Gaithersburg, Ruslan Tsarni said he wanted to directly address his 19-year-old nephew who was the focus of a manhunt that locked-down Boston and its suburbs Friday. "Turn yourself in. Ask for forgiveness,” Tsarni said, flanked by cameras and reporters in front of his home in a quiet suburban Washington, DC, neighborhood. Tsarni said …
Friday, April 19, 2013
USA Today: Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old identified by police as the dead Boston bombing suspect, called his uncle Thursday night and asked for forgiveness.
One of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings called one of his uncles in Montgomery Village on Thursday night to ask forgiveness, USA Today reported. Tamerlan Tsarnaev—the 26-year-old identified by police as the dead Boston bombing suspect—spoke with his uncle, Alvi Tsarni, for the first time in more than two years, according to the report. "He said, 'I love you and forgive me,'" Alvi Tsarni said, according to the report. On Friday morning, FBI agents and Montgomery County police went to the Montgomery Village home of Ruslan Tsarni, another uncle of the suspects. Ruslan Tsarni urged his surviving nephew to surrender to police and ask for forgiveness. He said he had not been in touch with the suspect's family for many years. Read …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Montgomery County police say phone scammer has phoned residents in Rockville, Aspen HIll and Montgomery Village.
A Rockville woman was the victim of a phone scam in which a caller told her that her son had been kidnapped after an accident and would be killed unless she sent money, according to Montgomery County police. Instructed not to call police, the victim complied, wiring money to Florida and Puerto Rico. The son had not been in an accident and had never been in danger. The scammer is still at large. Montgomery County police have linked the incident to at least two others: On Feb. 21, an Aspen Hill resident received a call that his brother had been shot. The resident did not believe the caller and began to ask probing questions. Police said the suspect hung up after realizing the resident did not believe the story. On Feb. 23, a Montgomery …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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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 …