Man Killed by Metro Train at Forest Glen; Video of Silver Spring Man Arrested After Good Deed Goes Viral; 'Serial' Subject Reaches Maryland's Highest Court

Man Killed by Metro Train at Forest Glen; Video of Silver Spring Man Arrested After Good Deed Goes Viral; ‘Serial’ Subject Reaches Maryland’s Highest Court

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Man killed by Metro train at Forest Glen

A victim was struck and killed by a train on Monday evening at the Forest Glen Metro Station at 9730 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring. Metro Transit Police said the man “intentionally placed himself in the path of an arriving Red Line train” around 9:30 p.m. [WJLA]

Silver Spring man arrested after supposed good deed, video goes viral
A video of a Silver Spring man who was arrested Saturday after claiming to help a drunken neighbor to his house has garnered more than 13,000 likes and hundreds of comments on Instagram. Samir Ahmed, 23, told WUSA9 he arrived home around 11 a.m. on Nov. 17 and found a man passed out near his home on Malibu Drive. After assisting the man, police arrested and charged Ahmed with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, among other charges, along with a citation for a small amount of marijuana on his person. [WUSA9]

‘Serial’ subject faces Maryland Court of Appeals

Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of killing his girlfriend, will appear before the highest Maryland court on Thursday. Syed was sentenced to life in prison, but the case drew widespread attention in 2014 when it was featured on the “Serial” podcast. The Baltimore Sun offers a rundown of the case, from Syed’s appeal to his vacated conviction. [Baltimore Sun]

 

Today’s weather

Temperatures will only reach 39 on Wednesday, with the day beginning mostly cloudy but gradually becoming sunny. It’s going to be pretty breezy with wind gusts reaching 44 mph.

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