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  • 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 he acted in self-defense. Eighteen-year-old Jonta Bishop of Hagerstown was ordered Wednesday to stand trial in Bedford County in the…

  • 2 vehicles exchange gunfire in western Maryland

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police are looking for the occupants of two vehicles that exchanged gunfire as they traveled through a city neighborhood. Police say there is no evidence anyone was hurt by the bullets fired shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday. They say occupants of a gray or silver minivan and a dark-colored sedan…

  • Inmates at Md. prisons mark 5 tons of donated food

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Inmates and staff at a state prison near Hagerstown are celebrating the donation of five tons of inmate-grown produce to the Maryland Food Bank. The event Tuesday caps a successful growing season for pre-release inmates at the Maryland Correctional Training Center. The minimum-security inmates grew cantaloupes, watermelons, beans, zucchini and baby…

  • Correction: Triple Shooting-Hagerstown story

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — In a story Sept. 9 about a triple shooting in Hagerstown, The Associated Press, relying on incorrect information from Hagerstown police, misidentified a slain man. The victim’s correct name is Corey Lynell Lee. A corrected version of the story is below: 1 slain, 2 wounded in Hagerstown, Md., shooting 1 dead,…

  • Western Md. man dies after he was hit by train

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Hagerstown man has died more than a week after he was hit by a freight train. A sister of 58-year-old Michael Baker told The Herald-Mail (http://bit.ly/VLFGnO ) Monday that Baker died Sunday at a Baltimore hospital. Hagerstown police say Baker was he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train Aug.…

  • Md. man still not competent for trial in slayings

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A judge says a western Maryland man is still not competent to stand trial in the slaying of his grandparents earlier this year. The Herald-Mail (http://bit.ly/1vCcIas ) of Hagerstown reports that Washington County Circuit Judge Kenneth Long ruled Monday in the case of 20-year-old Joseph Minoglio (min-OH’-lee-oh). He is charged with…

  • Police ID woman, 2 babies found dead in car in Md.

    KASEY JONES Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown. Police spokesman Capt. Paul Kifer said that the medical examiner is awaiting the results…

  • Police search for answers in deaths of woman, daughters

    It\’s a case investigators in Hagerstown, Md., are calling a mystery. A mother and her two young daughters were found dead inside their unlocked car Monday afternoon, and police don\’t know what happened.

  • Man dies after crash on Interstate 70

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland state police say a 59-year-old man died after he ran his car across the median and into the wrong lanes of Interstate 70. Police say Robert Sadler Jr., of Verona, Pennsylvania, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Hagerstown Saturday night. His passenger, Elaine Sadler, was taken…

  • Ex-officer gets 1 year in Md. inmate’s beating

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Maryland correctional officer has been sentenced to a year and day in federal prison for his role in the severe beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008. Reginald Martin was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. He acknowledged in a January plea deal…

  • Research: Maryland city ranks as one of most obese in U.S.

    One Maryland city may need to cut out some calories after new research ranked it among the most obese cities in the United States. The Washington, D.C., area ranked on another list.

  • Missing Md. man located after Silver Alert

    UPDATE – Monday – 8/26/2013, 1:03 p.m. ET The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says on its Facebook page that Donald Klick has been found. EARLIER – Monday – 8/26/2013, 5:28 a.m. ET WASHINGTON – Authorities in Washington County, Md., have issued a Silver Alert for a missing man. Donald Richard Klick is white, 82 years…

  • Like history? Va., Md. towns among top places to retire

    Two local towns have been named top retirement destinations for history buffs.

  • Hagerstown cell tower disguised as tree

    Verizon Wireless has built a 150-foot cellphone tower disguised as a pine tree.