Frederick County News

Miss. couple that lived in Md. inn returning home

On Friday, after almost three years -- except a few months while Dennis, 70, underwent heart surgery and recuperated -- the Lindseys are moving out of the hotel and back to their home in Mississippi.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 12:02pm EST

Animal shelter video riles Humane Society

A video of a Frederick County Animal Control employee touting a recently formed pet advocacy organization has resulted in an ethics investigation

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 11:58am EST

Police: 3 injured in bus-pickup crash on I-70

Maryland State Police say a pickup truck overturned after the trailer it was towing was struck by a charter bus attempting to pass along eastbound Interstate 70, leaving three people injured.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 09:40am EST

Soldier killed in Afghanistan would give 'shirt off his back'

Another Frederick County resident is among the fallen troops in the nation's war on terror with the death of a U.S. soldier from Woodsboro.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 01:01am EST

Soldier from Woodsboro killed in Afghanistan

A 30-year-old soldier from Woodsboro died Sunday in Afghanistan when a vehicle he was traveling in was hit by an improvised explosive device

Friday - 12/16/2011, 09:21am EST

Middletown mom doubles as funky fashion lady

Balancing a family and a job is not easy, but for Estee Delauter-Burgess, a wonderful family and a flexible schedule are a big help

Friday - 12/16/2011, 01:01am EST

Frederick woman tries to capture humanity of homeless in photos

Last summer, Rebecca Cool, 38, began photographing the people she sees in the streets and in her neighborhood in downtown Frederick.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 12:15pm EST

$3,500 stolen from Habitat store in Frederick, Md.

The executive director of Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Frederick says $3,500 was stolen during a burglary.

Monday - 12/12/2011, 08:17pm EST

Story of ex-CIA agent from Md. becomes a movie

When the CIA needed a cover story to extract six Americans from Iran during the 1979-80 hostage crisis, Tony Mendez devised a scheme that involved a crew scouting for a movie called "Argo."

Monday - 12/12/2011, 02:57pm EST

4 rural counties join in opposing PlanMaryland

Four rural Maryland counties say they're joining forces against a proposed statewide development plan called PlanMaryland.

Monday - 12/12/2011, 12:00pm EST

Holidays pose pet dangers

Rich foods, glass baubles and tinsel, and exotic holiday greens capture the attention of cats and dogs, but all can pose a serious threat to their well-being.

Sunday - 12/11/2011, 11:33am EST

A carbon-neutral Christmas

Houses dripping with lights that draw electricity just didn't seem like Christmas to Paul Zanecki, chief executive officer of Nexus EnergyHomes Inc

Saturday - 12/10/2011, 11:48am EST

Teens charged in robbery with knife

Frederick teenagers have been charged as adults after police said the two entered a man's apartment and robbed him at knifepoint.

Saturday - 12/10/2011, 11:43am EST

Gymnastics coach faces sex charges

A gymnastics coach at a gym who was acquitted 10 years ago on sex charges involving minors is facing new allegations in Virginia, where he is charged with several sex offenses against underage girls.

Saturday - 12/10/2011, 11:23am EST

Civil War Santa headed to Frederick Saturday

A retired professor will bring a seasonal Civil War icon to life Saturday in downtown Frederick

Friday - 12/09/2011, 12:06pm EST

Holiday season brings rise in theft crimes

The holiday season is here, and so is the annual increase in crime. This year, however, the problem is compounded by the tough economic times.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 04:06am EST

Venison donations down at Md. county food bank

For some, nothing says winter like a hot bowl of hearty beef stew or chicken soup. But less fortunate families are lucky to see any type of meat on their dining tables this time of year.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 12:38pm EST

Show features Emmitsburg man who died of cobra bite

Brian West had an intense love of snakes, one that may have led to his death 19 years ago. Animal Planet's "Fatal Attractions" will delve into West's life, from childhood to his death.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 11:52am EST

Md. replica of Lourdes grotto to get improvements

A Roman Catholic landmark in Emmitsburg that attracts pilgrims from around the world is getting a $2.7 million visitor center.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 11:26am EST

Charges dropped in Md. farm equipment theft case

Frederick County prosecutors say they won't pursue theft charges against a Thurmont farmer accused of possessing stolen farm and construction equipment.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:19pm EST
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