Some D.C.-area residents question benefits of Amazon’s HQ2

Some residents of Montgomery County, D.C. and Northern Virginia are concerned that landing the sought-after Amazon headquarters wouldn’t be such a great thing for the region. All three places are finalists in the company’s search for a second corporate base, and government leaders are competing to win up to 50,000 new jobs for the region. But some fear emerging victorious could worsen the area’s traffic problems, add more students to crowded schools and cause additional gentrification. [Washington Post]

Metro to offer extended service for Caps game

The Metro system will continue running for an additional hour Tuesday night for the Caps playoff game. The rail system’s regular closing time is 11:30 p.m., but the game doesn’t even begin until 8 p.m. Exelon, the parent company of Pepco, is covering the roughly $100,000 cost of extending service. “We are pleased to provide rail service so all of the fans can support the Caps in the playoffs,” Metro CEO Paul Wiedefeld said. [WTOP]

UMD student trained as Bethesda EMT renders aid to injured man in College Park

A University of Maryland student who has volunteered with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad put her EMT skills to use earlier this month when a man was struck by a car near her apartment. Haley Goodfellow assessed the man, who was lying on the street near Terrapin Row in College Park, and reassured him as he waited for an ambulance. The man was hospitalized with injuries that weren’t life-threatening. Goodfellow has been a certified EMT since 2013. [The Diamondback]

Police ask for help identifying Burtonsville robber

Montgomery County police have released surveillance video from an April 27 armed robbery at a Roy Rogers in Burtonsville. The robber walked into the business, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money, according to police. The employee handed over some cash, and the robber ran away. Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person. [Montgomery County Police Department]

Showers, thunderstorms to start the week 

The morning is expected to be drizzly, with showers and thunderstorms possible during the afternoon. Highs will reach about 85 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight lows will be about 69 degrees. 

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