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  • Film festival opening in Hagerstown, Md.

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A film festival in Hagerstown is growing. The city’s fourth annual Maryland International Film Festival opens Thursday night for a three-day run. More than 70 films will shown at venues that…

  • Philly band joins symphony orchestra in Civil War concert

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Philadelphia Big Brass Band and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra are teaming up in Hagerstown for a pair of unusual concerts with a Civil War theme. The concerts Saturday and Sunday…

  • Woman charged in fatal hit-and-run allegedly was texting

    HAGERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police say a woman was texting behind the wheel when her car struck and killed a bicyclist near Hagerstown in January. Twenty-four-year-old Nadine Rager (RAG’-er) had her bond set at $10,000…

  • New Museum of Firefighting History to open in Hagerstown

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A new museum about the history of firefighting is preparing to open in downtown Hagerstown. The Herald-Mail (http://bit.ly/18217XY ) reports the First Hagerstown Hose Company Museum of Firefighting History will open…

  • Theater in western Md. marks 100th year with renovation

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Supporters of the performing arts in Hagerstown are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the renovated Maryland Theatre. The Herald-Mail reports (http://bit.ly/1CorGi2 ) that the venue reopened Thursday after a $1.5 million…

  • Western Md. company plans chain of movie theaters

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown company says it plans to open a chain of movie theaters under the name Warehouse Cinemas. Privately held High Rock Holdings LLC operates Leitersburg Cinemas, a first-run theater near…

  • Skull saved from auction isn’t from Civil War, experts find

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Smithsonian Institution anthropologists are throwing dirt on the notion that a human skull saved from an auction last year belonged to a Civil War soldier. The Washington Post reported in Friday (http://wapo.st/1FdStRz…

  • Road conditions improving in western Md. after winter storm

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say conditions have greatly improved on some major routes in western Maryland after a winter storm, but some roads may still be snow or ice covered. State police…

  • State trooper hurt as armored truck hits cruiser along I-70

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland State Police trooper is recovering from injuries he suffered when an armored truck skidded into his cruiser and another vehicle parked along eastbound Interstate 70 near Myersville. Police say…

  • W.Va woman convicted in crash that killed Maryland girl

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia woman faces up to a year in jail for knowingly driving an uninsured vehicle in a crash that killed a 5-year-old Maryland girl. Thirty-four-year-old Karen See of Ranson,…

  • Hagerstown man arrested after road rage incident

    WASHINGTON – A Maryland man faces multiple criminal charges after ramming the back of another car causing a crash and then a fight on Interstate 70 east of Hagerstown Friday afternoon. Maryland State Police say…

  • Elderly man goes missing in Anne Arundel County

    WASHINGTON — Anne Arundel County police officers are looking for Joe Cephus Perdue, an elderly man who was last seen Saturday morning in Odenton, Maryland. According to police, Perdue, 90, was seen wearing a dark…

  • Gaithersburg man charged after standoff, officer put on leave

    WASHINGTON – A Gaithersburg man faces multiple charges after he barricaded himself inside his home and threatened to hurt his wife Sunday night. Jeffery A. Flaherty, 53, is charged with four counts of first-degree assault.…

  • CD in pawned laptop leads to charges in Md.

    David James Montgomery was arrested Thursday and faces four child pornography charges that carry a total maximum sentence of 35 years in prison.

  • Trial ordered in death of man found in burning car

    EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — The attorney representing a Maryland man charged in the shooting death of a man whose body was found in a burned-out car in south- central Pennsylvania says his client maintains that…