Maryland Lottery celebrates local winners with $100,000 and $50,000 Powerball prizes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery is showing some love for local winners after two $100,000-winning Powerball tickets were sold in Gaithersburg and Montgomery Village and a $50,000-winning ticket were sold in Baltimore. The Powerball jackpot was hit in Oregon last Saturday, but the lottery is still sending home big winners in Maryland. The two $100,000-winning tickets were sold at the Giant […]

Pilot, passenger rescued following Montgomery County plane crash

GAITHERSBURG, MD—The pilot and passenger of a single engine plane that crashed into a power line tower in Montgomery County on Sunday evening have been rescued and transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. The pilot has been identified as Patrick Merkle, 66, of Washington, D.C. He was operating a Mooney Mike 20P single engine plane. One passenger on […]

MARYLAND PLANE CRASH: Pilot, passenger awaiting rescue in Montgomery County

UPDATE: The pilot and passenger have been rescued. Original story below… —— GAITHERSBURG, MD—Maryland State Police are on the scene of a single-engine plane crash in Montgomery County where rescue efforts are underway. The plane involved is a Mooney Mike 20P single engine plane. Both the pilot and the passenger are reportedly unharmed inside the aircraft and awaiting rescue. At […]