Frederick County News

Frederick schools to close May 18 due to G-8

A meeting of world leaders is jeopardizing a field trip for hundreds of county students

Friday - 04/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick schools to close 1 day for G8 summit

Frederick County public school students will have a day off in May because of the G-8 summit being held at Camp David in Thurmont.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:12pm EDT

Md. students pledge not to text while driving

Every day, physicians and staff at Meritus Health Trauma and Emergency Services in Hagerstown see patients who are injured because a driver was not paying attention to the road, according to Mary Rizk, a spokeswoman for Meritus.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:09pm EDT

Md. Civil War museum gives severed arm a good look

Long after the guns fell silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs -- one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 10:06am EDT

Blog: Vintage Md. car is fit for Hollywood greats (VIDEO)

WTOP's David Burd finds amazing things while he waits for his work assignments. This is one of them.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 07:42am EDT

Frederick man charged with $20,000 copper theft

A Frederick man has been charged with stealing more than $20,000 in copper from a construction company last week.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 12:41pm EDT

Frederick, Md., police hit 'most wanted' milestone

Frederick city police are marking a milestone in their `Frederick's Most Wanted' program.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 12:40pm EDT

Frederick flag to be flown at half-staff Wednesday

The flag will be flown at half-staff in memory of David "Kip" Koontz.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 10:00am EDT

Frederick man charged with possession of cocaine

A Frederick man has been released on bond after he was alleged found with about 200 grams of cocaine in a bag he allegedly tossed from his car.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 10:03pm EDT

Lifelong Frederick County resident celebrates 100th birthday

The centenarian, who lives in Frederick, walks with no assistance or crutches and recalls some of the smallest details from her childhood

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Former military police officer charged in fraud scheme

A Frederick man faces charges of operating a fraud scheme in which police said he stole credit card numbers and used them to make more than $9,000 in purchases online and at a Frederick department store.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. man dies after carbon monoxide exposure

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a 43-year-old Lewistown man has died after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide.

Friday - 04/06/2012, 10:04am EDT

Md. burn victim recovering; family buries dog

The man who tried to rescue his dog from a Frederick house fire remains in intensive care, family members say.

Friday - 04/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Lawmakers brainstorm fixes to Brunswick MARC line

Upgrading platforms and adding weekend MARC train runs are up for discussion as state lawmakers begin brainstorming about the rail system that carries hundreds of Frederick County residents to work each day.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 10:00am EDT

Frederick man burned trying to save puppy

A Frederick man was burned Tuesday trying to save a puppy from a fire that destroyed his house on Buckeystown Pike.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. couple awarded damages in shooting of dog

A Frederick County Circuit Court jury has awarded $620,000 in damages to a Taneytown couple whose dog was shot by a sheriff's deputy.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 10:52am EDT

Md. to close park near Camp David for G-8

The Department of Natural Resources says it will close Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to all public access during the G-8 Summit.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 04:15pm EDT

Barlett, 86, seeks 11th term (VIDEO)

Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett says he ran 20 years ago because he thought the government spent and taxed too much, and he believes that's true again today.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 10:58am EDT

Garagiola 'frustrated' with ideological politicians (VIDEO)

Rob Garagiola is in a competitive Democratic primary race in the newly redrawn District 6 currently held by Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 10:55am EDT

Afzali wants immigration overhaul, transportation funding (VIDEO)

When Kathy Afzali ran for delegate in 2010 she unseated the incumbent, Joseph Bartlett. Now she's aiming to do the same to his father, Rep. Roscoe Bartlett.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 10:35am EDT
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