Frederick County News

Disabled New Market man, forced from theater, dies

State and county officials are trying to determine why a developmentally disabled man died Saturday after off-duty sheriff's deputies tried to remove him from a Frederick movie theater

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:00pm EST

Family of woman shot by trooper sues Md. State Police

A Frederick County family is suing Maryland State Police after a Libertytown woman died in her home after a 2010 confrontation with a state trooper Police were called to the home of Veronica Harding-Perkins at about 12:45 a m June 17, 2010, after her husband, Dean Perkins, called 911 to report that she had been drinking and throwing furniture onto the sidewalk from their home in the 12100 block of Liberty Road, police said.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 10:00am EST

Frederick deputies fired 18 shots at slain teen

A court document indicates Frederick County sheriff's deputies fired at least 18 shots at a Mount Airy teenager who was killed after police say he refused to drop a shotgun.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 03:36pm EST

Column: Md. snowplows reignite childhood fascination with trucks

Ever since I saw my first big truck at the age of 4, I have had a deep-seated awe of big trucks and what they can do.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 08:27am EST

Wrecking ball swings at Frederick solar plant

A landmark solar panel plant in Frederick is being dismantled.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 12:32pm EST

Frederick police: Man tried to grab officer's gun

Frederick police say a man tried to grab an officer's gun as police were arresting him on suspicion of trespassing.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:24am EST

Web page provides Fort Detrick biolab safety info

A new web page is providing details about safety at biocontainment laboratories at Fort Detrick.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 05:40pm EST

Frederick searches for a new police chief

Maryland's second-largest city will be looking for a new police chief over the course of the next month.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:07am EST

Frederick civil rights leader's funeral set

Frederick police say they expect traffic congestion during the funeral procession of local civil rights leader Lord Nickens.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 07:49am EST

Season's first flu-related death reported in Frederick Co.

The number of flu cases confirmed at Frederick Memorial Hospital is already more than three times the total for last year

Friday - 01/11/2013, 06:00pm EST

Md. woman forced to give up backyard birds

The city of Brunswick is forcing a resident to get rid of more than 20 quail and pigeons she keeps in a backyard coop.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 04:42pm EST

Maryland kid makes miracle buzzer beater (VIDEO)

Kobe, LeBron and Jordan have got nothing on Matt DeMember.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 12:29pm EST

Two Frederick County deputies fatally shoot home invasion suspect

Two Frederick County Sheriff's Office deputies are on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting early this morning left a home invasion suspect dead

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 02:00pm EST

Man gets decade sentence for Frederick-to-Thurmont chase

A 28-year-old Frederick man who led police on a chase from Frederick to Thurmont last summer, injuring two, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 10:00am EST

Radio station pulls song deemed insensitive to Newtown shooting victims

A Point of Rocks man says a song played several times recently by a local radio station is insensitive to the victims of the recent shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 10:00am EST

Good to Go: Fitness trainer fathers share ways to exercise as a family

Three fitness trainers, who are also fathers, share their family exercise routines. From running, to bowling, to playing on a jungle gym, even families without a built-in personal trainer can find inexpensive ways to exercise together.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 05:30am EST

New Market considers doubling town's size

New Market town officials are considering an annexation that would double the Frederick County town's size.

Sunday - 01/06/2013, 07:14pm EST

Md. woman arrested for counterfeiting

Police say a Frederick woman has been arrested for allegedly passing counterfeit bills.

Sunday - 01/06/2013, 06:02pm EST

Frederick training center boss chooses jail

The former director of a shuttered workplace for developmentally disabled adults in Frederick is choosing to stay in jail rather than cooperate with a state-sponsored investigation of the center's failure.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 12:15pm EST

20 participate in Brunswick plunge into Potomac

About 20 people plunged into the Potomac River in Brunswick for the sixth annual Freezin' for a Reason charity event.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 09:07am EST
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