Daily Archives: December 25, 2019

Man, Woman Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Montgomery County

Two people died in a domestic-related homicide in a Damascus home early Christmas morning, authorities say. Montgomery County police say Bruce Tucker, 84, shot his wife, Deborah Tucker, 54, and then called a family member. The relative called 911 and said the husband planned to shoot himself as well. Police arrived at the Tuckers’ home in the 28900 block of…

Suspect in Maryland Robbery Dies After Chase, Crash in DC

A man wanted in connection with a robbery in Maryland died after he crashed the vehicle he was driving during a nine-mile police chase that ended in Washington, authorities said. News outlets report the incident began on Monday just before midnight in the Fort Washington area of Prince George’s County when police said they received a call regarding a robbery….

Baltimore Nears Record Homicide Rate, Sees Nonstop Violence

Baltimore could wrap up 2019 with its highest ever per-capita homicide rate. Killings of adults and minors for drugs, retribution, money or no clear reason have plagued the city throughout the year. City officials have been unable to stop the violence as residents have grown increasingly impatient. Police recorded 338 homicides as of Tuesday. With just over 600,000 residents, Baltimore…

Family Displaced, Firefighter Hurt by Christmas House Fire

A home in Frederick County, Maryland, was destroyed by a fire on Christmas morning, leaving a family of six displaced. According to firefighters, the flames emerging through the roof of the house were so intense they could only fight the fire from outside. Four adults and two children escaped the home uninjured prior to the firefighters arrival. A total of…