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  • Frederick County woman charged with killing grandmother

    WASHINGTON — A Frederick County woman has been charged with killing her grandmother, who died after being spotted Monday lying in her front yard with no one else around. The state police say that Lillie…

  • Granddaughter charged with killing woman found dying in yard

    JEFFERSON, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police have charged the granddaughter of a woman found dying in her front yard with stabbing her to death. Troopers say 19-year-old Hestina Harris of Jefferson was arrested Wednesday…

  • Md. attorney general slams county’s political ploy

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is invalidating a political ploy that benefited the former head of the Frederick County government. He issued an opinion Tuesday that the Board of County Commissioners…

  • Woman, 77, found dying in Frederick Co. front yard

    JEFFERSON, Md. (AP) — The death of a 77-year-old Frederick County woman found dying in her front yard is being investigated as a homicide. Maryland State Police say they received a 911 call Monday afternoon…

  • Frederick authorities increasing presence at 2 schools

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement officials will have an increased presence at two Frederick County schools after rumors of threats that have so far been unsubstantiated rumors. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said in…

  • Frederick County to reexamine law after workplace romance

    WASHINGTON — An ethics storm is brewing in Frederick County after the relationship between an official and employee recently came to light. Now, the County Council is reexamining its law regarding office connections. In front…

  • Delaney addressing transportation issues in DC suburbs

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Commuter transportation is the focus of a meeting that U.S. Rep. John Delaney is holding with elected officials from Frederick and Montgomery counties. The agenda for Thursday’s discussion in Frederick includes…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…