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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…