Frederick County

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  • Frederick woman finds body in back seat of car

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Frederick man whose body was found in the backseat of a couple’s car. Frederick County sheriff’s deputies say a woman found the body of 50-year-old Curtis Alan Strange in the back seat of her car Wednesday just after she began driving and noticed items…

  • Frederick woman arrested for setting home on fire

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick woman has been arrested on charges of setting her home on fire as she was getting an eviction order. Police say the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office was serving an eviction notice to 45-year-old Whilermine Kahindo at her Frederick home on Monday. Instead of allowing deputies inside, police say Kahindo…

  • Theater screens silent horror film for Halloween

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick theater is marking Halloween with a silent scream on the silver screen. The downtown Weinberg Center for the Arts says Friday’s presentation of the 1922 vampire film “Nosferatu” will include musical accompaniment on the theater’s Wurlitzer organ, installed in 1926. The event kicks off the center’s annual silent film…

  • Delaney and Bongino vie for Maryland’s sixth Congressional District

    Transportation funding is a major sticking point for both candidates.

  • Severed arm grabs spotlight at Civil War museum

    DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A well-preserved human forearm purportedly found shortly after the 1862 Battle of Antietam is grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War History in Frederick. The naturally mummified relic went on display Thursday as museum officials released findings of a scientific and historical investigation.…

  • 1 killed in wreck on US Route 40 in Frederick

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick police are investigating a fatal collision on U.S. Route 40. Police say the vehicles collided on westbound Route 40 in Frederick early Wednesday morning. One driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was flown by helicopter to a hospital. No other details were available. The crash is…

  • Frederick man gets 15 months in solicitation case

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick man has been sentenced to 15 months in jail for soliciting a 16-year-old girl. George Robert Staton pleaded guilty in Frederick County Circuit Court on Tuesday to three counts of sexually soliciting a minor. The 45-year-old was arrested in March after the teen’s employer complained to police that he…

  • 3 men killed in Md. crash to be laid to rest

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Three men killed in a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an airplane in Maryland will be laid to rest this week. The funeral for 29-year-old Christopher Parsons of Westminster, Maryland, will be held Tuesday in Fletcher, Pennsylvania, with visitation on Monday. Visitation for 47-year-old William Jenkins of Morrison, Colorado, is…

  • Feds probe plane-helicopter crash in Maryland

    Authorities recovered a wealth of data that should help them determine why a plane and a helicopter collided in the air near Frederick municipal airport, a federal investigator said Friday.

  • Frederick flight school suspends operations

    The helicopter flight school at Frederick Municipal Airport where a helicopter and a small plane collided Thursday suspended its operations.

  • 3 dead after helicopter, small plane collide in Maryland

    Three people were killed and two were injured on Thursday when a helicopter conducting training exercises collided midair with a small plane
    in Frederick County, Maryland.

  • Driver causes accident in Frederick County, flees on foot

    James Robert Wilson III ran away from the scene, according to Maryland State Police.

  • US Route 15 reopens after fiery Md. head-on crash

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — U.S. Route 15 has reopened following a fiery head-on collision between a tractor-trailer and a car near Frederick. The Frederick News-Post reports (http://bit.ly/11BHyTv ) that the car’s passenger was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the crash, just before 5 a.m. Friday. The truck driver’s condition was unclear. Details…

  • Suit moves forward in police death of Maryland man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to move forward against three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies in the death of a man with Down syndrome. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1vDLboA ) that U.S. District Judge William Nickerson issued a scathing, 54-page ruling in the case Thursday, saying “a man died over the…

  • Frederick panel to review plan for new Wal-Mart

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick’s city planning commission is set to review plans for the new Frederick Towne Center development that will include a new Wal-Mart store. The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/Zzm5t2 ) reports the commission will take up the commercial center Monday in the first of two public hearings on the site plan. It would…