Frederick County News
Crime in the city is statistically low, but with downtown gunfire last week, including the fatal shooting of an Urbana man, Frederick residents are concerned about safety
At age 5, Brian Scartocci wanted to be just like Elvis Presley, but as he grew older, Scartocci says he fell in love with soul music, baptizing himself in the smooth tones of rhythm and blues artists such as David Ruffin.
Book publisher PublishAmerica is celebrating the dismissal of a federal lawsuit alleging it deceived several authors with a false promise to show summaries of their books to "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling.
Frederick city police say they're beefing up patrols in a downtown neighborhood where a fatal shooting was followed by a large street fight.
Frederick Community College says it has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
WTOP's David Burd has always been fascinated with history, and this month you can catch your fright while touring the historic Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.
Authorities say gunfire erupted during a large fight in downtown Frederick and one person suffered a serious cut or stab wound.
By August, Maryland had lost 10 dairy farms this year. The Hooper family farm on Yellow Springs Road in Frederick just joined that group.
Community colleges in Carroll, Frederick and Howard counties are celebrating the opening of a joint center for health-care education in Mount Airy.
Frederick police have identified a man who was shot and killed in an alley downtown.
Frederick County commissioners today announced the naming of a new county manager and a major reorganization in county government.
A U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the beating of his girlfriend.
Forget long lines at the polls, hanging chads, and red states and blue states. There is a sweet alternative to this year's election process _ chocolate truffles.
Two men face criminal charges after police say they stole bronze flower vases from grave sites at a county cemetery.
A Frederick County commissioner is suggesting that some rural children take public transit to school to reduce the cost of running school buses.
Bryan Voltaggio's fellow inductees include Duff Goldman, of Charm City Cakes, Food Network personality Amanda Freitag and Washington restaurant owner and Spanish tapas chef Jose Andres.
A Frederick wine bar faces a possible $300 fine for letting a manager drink on duty. The boss says the manager was just testing the wine after a customer complained.
More families are opting to save money by getting rid of cable television.
Evangelical Lutheran Church was quite a sight Saturday: A basic wooden floor had been installed over the pews, with men in hospital beds and medicine cabinets placed on top and hymnals cast in shadow below.
Alexis, Raquel and Sotiria Martinez have attended the same schools since each started kindergarten. Now they're going to school with their parents.
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