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Severe winds, lightning, and torrential rain swept through Montgomery and Prince George's counties. 'Everyone thought they were going to die,' one resident wrote.
Government, Public Safety
Governor has authority to call out Maryland National Guard if necessary.
Police & Fire
A Montgomery County resident was killed in the severe storm, authorities say.
Government, Business, Public Safety
Primary concerns are high heat coupled with more severe weather expected late this afternoon and evening and restoring power to 800,000 people.
State prosecutors drop charges against 19-year-olds Sheldon Snead and K 'Vaughn Brandon Hines.
Government, Police & Fire
Competition is tight for the Maryland Law Enforcement Challenge Award, according to a state police chief, who says Greenbelt officers' efforts prevent death on roadways.
Two Prince George's County officers were suspended and placed on administrative leave.
Ogunmuyima Bamidele Ogundele is charged with two counts of attempted murder, according to Greenbelt Police.
Unattended cooking on the stove caused a fire, sending three siblings to the hospital to be evaluated for possible smoke inhalation on Thursday morning, according to the Prince George's Fire Department.
Fire department reminds public that all fireworks and pyrotechnics are illegal in Prince George's County.
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