Walkersville looks into synthetic marijuana ban

Walkersville could become the third municipality in Frederick County to ban synthetic marijuana as town leaders consider an ordinance that would make sale of the drug illegal in the town.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 06:00am EST

Truck involved in double fatal had broken brakes

Maryland State Police say a tractor-trailer involved in a double fatality in Frederick County was operating with broken brakes and without a state commercial vehicle registration certificate.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 11:06am EST

Former deputy gets suspended sentence in sex case

A former Frederick County sheriff's deputy is avoiding jail time for misconduct in a case stemming from allegations he molested a 14-year- old girl.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 01:12pm EST

Frederick police investigating shooting, robbery

Police in Frederick say they're investigating a shooting that's left a man in serious condition.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 12:37pm EST

Frederick County hires new county manager

Lori Depies is the first woman to become county manager in Frederick County's history.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 04:04am EST

Foreclosures in Frederick County still high

The number of foreclosures in Frederick County is still high -- 45 in September, according to RealtyTrac -- and one major problem, according to housing professionals, is that people wait too long to seek help.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 10:00am EST

Frederick rescuers save 2 men, 1 officer in water

Frederick County authorities have made two water rescues due to flooding from the Monocacy River.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:16am EDT

Potomac River reaching flood stages

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect through Thursday evening for parts of the Potomac River.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 08:50am EDT
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Monocacy River nears predicted crest in Md.

70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:08pm EDT

River backup floods part of Frederick cemetery

A low-lying section of a cemetery in Frederick has flooded from waters rising from the Monocacy River, but cemetery officials say all the graves are secure.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 05:02pm EDT

Md. school board member objects to Morrison novel

A Frederick County school board member is objecting to making a Toni Morrison novel available in high schools.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 11:25pm EDT

New Market firehouse staff relocates due to renovations

Paid staff at New Market Fire Co has temporarily moved out, leaving the town with one engine for immediate response.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 10:00am EDT

Agency will spay, neuter feral cats in Brunswick

The Frederick County Animal Welfare League will says it will trap, spay or neuter, and vaccinate about 60 feral cats in Brunswick.

The project, detailed at Tuesday's City Council meeting, will take months to complete.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 02:16am EDT

Noise of dirt bikes stresses out Adamstown couple

Bill Poole and his wife moved to Adamstown, Md. in 2001. Like a lot of people, they wanted to get away from the congestion of the big city. But two years later, a problem started.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 11:10am EDT

Delaney touts independence in debating Bartlett

Democratic challenger John Delaney is touting his independence in debates with Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the race for Maryland's 6th Congressional District.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 09:09am EDT

Frederick woman boasts large Barbie collection

Paula Bowie shares her two-bedroom Frederick apartment with 135 pounds of Barbie.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 11:10am EDT

Man sentenced to life for gunning down mom in front of son

Melvin 'Roc' Smith faced justice Thursday, but he would not face the victims of his crime Smith, 28, refused to be present for his sentencing hearing in the shooting death of former girlfriend Tranice Richardson, 33 In front of her 8-year-old son, Richardson, a mother of four, was gunned down in broad daylight July 8, 2011, outside her Orchard Terrace apartment.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 10:00am EDT

12-year-old Md. boy accidentally shoots dad

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a 48- year-old Frederick man is being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore after a bullet fired by his 12-year-old son bounced off a truck and hit him in the chest.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 03:52pm EDT

Frederick man gets life plus 40 in fatal shooting

A Frederick man is going to prison for life for fatally shooting his former girlfriend in front of her young son last year.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 03:04pm EDT

Md. man indicted for selling needles online

Federal prosecutors say a Frederick man has been indicted on charges of selling hypodermic needles online without requiring prescriptions.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 02:21am EDT
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