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The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

Developed by Capital City Real Estate and listed by Stages Select, The Williams-Addison House is the highest priced home on the market in DC at $16.8 million.

$1M lotto ticket sold in Montgomery Co.

NORTH POTOMAC, Md. (WUSA9) -- A $1 million lottery ticket was sold in Montgomery County, Md.

The second-tier winning Powerball ticket was sold at the North Potomac Sunoco, located at 10010 Darnestown Road, according to lottery officials.

The ticket was for Saturday night's drawing.

Police search for Md. bank robbery suspect

BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a bank in Maryland.

The robbery happened on December 26, 2013 at the M&T Bank located at 7920 Norfolk Avenue. The suspect showed a note to the teller, said he was armed and then left with an undisclosed amount of money, police said. 

Police believe he is also responsible for a December 21 robbery at a bank in Potomac, Md.

Police describe the suspect as a 'black male, 35 to 40 years old, and 5'7? to 5'9? tall.  He was wearing the same baseball hat seen in the photos of the suspect in the December 21 bank robbery'.

If you have any information, call Police at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

2 kayaker's rescued from Potomac river

POOLESVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A kayaker was taken to the hospital after a water rescue in Md. today, officials said.

The kayaker was taken to Shady Grove hospital with mild hypothermia.  A second kayaker is believed to be doing okay, officials said. 

The incident happened on Maddux Island on the Potomac River.

Private athletic coach in Md. charged with sex offenses

BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police have arrested a man who worked as a private athletic coach and charged him with sex offenses stemming from an incident with a teenage girl.

Thirty-year-old Daniel Mandel Sirotkin works as a privately hired tutor and coach in the Bethesda and Potomac areas. 

Police say Montgomery County Public Schools officials notified them in November that he may have been engaging in inappropriate contact with students. The students were from several private and public schools in the areas.

Sirotkin is charged with two counts of sex abuse of a minor and three counts of third degree sex offense.

Sirotkin has been tutoring and coaching high school students for several years. Any parent or child who feels that Sirotkin engaged in inappropriate behavior is asked to call the Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400

 

 

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Julia Walter of Boffi and Brian Fell of Maxalto designed an Italian-themed tree that includes a Tuscany Villa getaway and gift certificates from local Italian restaurants and beauty salon.

Spectacular holiday trees and décor are now on display in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in anticipation of the 8th Annual Georgetown Jingle held this Sunday, December 15th. The event benefits pediatric programs at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Norton Manor: Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman's Pride of Potomac


POTOMAC, MD (WUSA9)--Frank Islam and his wife, Debbie Driesman, spent their first Thanksgiving in their new home, Norton Manor.  It's been 6 years in the making and as WUSA9's Andrea Roane explains, it is no ordinary house at 47,000 square feet. 

In addition to the main house there is a 9,000 square foot guest house and a tea house.  There are 14 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms, a movie theater, a gym, 60 chandeliers.  Never mind the number of kitchens.  The sprawling compound sits on 9 acres.  Some of the gardens are inspired by the Hampton Court Palace in England.  Another is inspired by the Rose Garden at the White House.