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MISSING: 47-year-old Silver Spring woman


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police are searching for a 47-year-old woman from Silver Spring who left her home early Monday morning, Montgomery County police said.

Angela Dee Cantrall, 47, left her home in the White Oak area of Silver Spring around 2 a.m., according to authorities.

She was wearing a black tank top and lavender and white pajama pants. Police said she was not wearing shoes and she did not take her phone. Cantrall has no access to a car.

Authorities said she is described as a white woman, standing 5'4" tall and weighing 135 pounds. She has shoulder-length brown hair.

Family and police are concerned for her welfare because she does not have her medication.

Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department at 301-279-8000.

MISSING: 85-year-old Silver Spring man


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police need your help locating a missing 85-year-old man from Silver Spring.

Tesfamichael Yohannes of the 14300 block of Twig Road was last seen at his residence at 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

Police say Yohannes does not speak English (speaks Tigrigna) and may have dementia. He has no known access to a vehicle and is not familiar with using public transportation. Police say he is known to walk to the Good Hope Park, which is located at 14715 Good Hope Road.

Yohannes is described by police as a black male, 5'10" tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and balding gray hair. He was last seen wearing a long black coat, brown shirt, and khaki pants.

Anyone who sees Mr. Yohannes or has information on his whereabouts is asked to immediately call 9-1-1.

Family asks for help at murdered 22 year-old's vigil


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- The family of a 22-year-old Montgomery County man gunned down in a park on Thursday afternoon asked dozens of his friends and loved ones for help finding his killer at a vigil Sunday night.

Garrett McClees was found shot to death in Edgewood Park on Thursday. The young father and 2011 Paint Branch High School grad had recently returned to Maryland after living in California for several months.

Since McClees was killed outside in a public park in daylight hours, his family pressed the roughly 80 people in attendance at a vigil Sunday night for information – tearfully arguing that someone must know something, however small, and should come forward.

Road closures after car overturns in Silver Spring


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police are investigating an accident involving an overturned car in Silver Spring Friday.

The accident happened close to Bel Pre Road, Montgomery County police said. Nobody was injured, officials said.

Police had to shutdown Layhill Road in both directions.

We will update you as we learn more.

Two-year-old critically injured after falling from balcony


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A two-year-old boy is in critical condition after he fell from the third floor of a building Tuesday, according to Montgomery County fire personnel.

The child was medevaced after falling approximately 40 feet from the third-floor balcony of a building on Hewitt Avenue around 5:30 p.m. 

A fire spokesperson described their injuries as  severe life-threatening.  

The child possibly crawled through the railing of the third floor balcony, fire officials said. 

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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Pack Light, Pack Right While Traveling by Air This Fall

Pack Light, Pack Right While Traveling by Air This Fall

Fall is a time when millions of people around the country begin to make their travel plans. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the busiest travel times of the year are just around the corner, which include Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. There are some great reasons why packing light will help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. And the good news is that it’s not difficult to do, either.

“If you want to pack right when you travel then you really need to focus on packing light,” explains Tina Aldatz, chief executive officer of Savvy Travelers. “There’s much less hassle and stress when you pack light and stick to the basics. You can put your focus on your travel, rather than having all of your attention go to dragging around way too much luggage.”

Here are some Savvy Travelers tips for packing light and right for fall and holiday air travel:

Silver Spring Transit Center opens


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Silver Spring Transit Center is officially open.

Five years later and 80 million dollars over budget, the Paul Sarbanes Transit Center opened at 4 a.m. Sunday morning with no fanfare, no ribbon cutting.

"Oh gracious we've been waiting for a long time. Frustrated at times. Sometimes it's all for the good. It's very good I just got off the 9 and crossed the street I think it's wonderful," said Bus Driver Jean Langhorne.

Some of the first commuters to come through the transportation hub got a feel for their new route.

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Map of the transit center

Years of delay, lawsuits, and defects in the concrete brought the price tag to $141 million. That's tens of thousands of dollars over budget.