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Eight years for carjacker caught in video dragging, running over driver

Plus: One parent per player to be permitted at soccer games; County vows protections for Asian Americans after shootings

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Eight years for carjacker caught in video dragging, running over driver

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Richard Jordan sentenced 20-year-old Kenneth Davis this month to eight years in prison for a harrowing carjacking caught on surveillance video in Germantown.

When Davis and his girlfriend tried to steal an idling Mercedes SUV, the driver tried to stop Davis, but got run over and suffered a fractured skull and lacerations to his face. [Washington Post]

One parent per player to be permitted at youth soccer games

One parent per player will now be permitted to attend Soccer Association of Montgomery games this season after the county approved a waiver request.

Previous guidelines indicated that the league could play at the Maryland SoccerPlex only with players, coaches and officials. [Fox 5]

County vows more protections for Asian Americans after shootings

In the wake of Tuesday’s mass shootings in Georgia that left eight people dead, Montgomery County leaders have vowed to offer additional protection and resources to local Asian communities.

Their announcement comes less than 24 hours after a gunman opened fire at three Atlanta-area massage parlors. Six of the eight who died were of Asian descent, according to Georgia authorities. [Patch]

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