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Trial for man accused of being ‘Potomac River Rapist’ set for late 2022

Plus: Free Ride On Bus service could continue for rest of year; Student Advocates will lead ‘Eco Evenings’ session

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Trial for man accused of being ‘Potomac River Rapist’ set for late 2022

The suspect in a string of sexual assault crimes and a murder in the 1990s pleaded not guilty in a D.C. courtroom Monday to two murder charges. A trial is scheduled for late 2022.

Giles Warrick, 61, was arrested in South Carolina on Nov. 21, 2019, and charged with murdering Christine Mirzayan in 1998, as well as six counts of first-degree rape stemming from 1991 to 1998, happening mostly in Montgomery County. [Montgomery Community Media]

Free Ride On Bus service could continue for rest of year

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing and vote on Tuesday on continuing to provide Ride On bus service free to riders.

Free fares because of the pandemic could continue until Jan. 1, instead of Sept. 30. [Patch]

Student Advocates will lead ‘Eco Evenings’ session

Members of the “Student Advocates Protecting the Planet” (SAPPlings) program will lead the next session of Montgomery County’s “Eco Evening” virtual town hall series.

The session will be held Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. [Montgomery County]

Today’s weather

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, with a high around 80 and a low around 53

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