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  • Lightning strike destroys home, leads to arrest of occupant

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — An early morning lightning strike caused a fire that destroyed a house and also led to the arrest of one of the occupants for an unrelated charge. The Carroll County Times…

  • Man accused of DUI, fleeing police through wheat field

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — A Westminster man has been accused of driving under the influence and trying to elude a deputy through a wheat field. The Carroll County Times (http://bit.ly/1I89aQs ) reports 26-year-old George David…

  • Bicyclists riding in silence to honor those killed on roads

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Maryland bicyclists are gathering at several locations to silently ride in memory of cyclists killed or hurt on public roadways. The events Wednesday are part of an international effort called Ride…

  • 2 planes collide in Carroll County

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Carroll County officials say two small planes collided at Carroll County Regional Airport on Saturday afternoon. The Carroll County Times reports (http://bit.ly/13M4GiQ ) that officials responded to the airport just after…

  • Female student assaulted on McDaniel campus

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Authorities at McDaniel College in Westminster say a female student was assaulted while walking on campus. The Department of Campus Safety said in an email to students on Sunday that the…

  • Westminster site ruled out for immigrant children

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — The federal government has decided not to use a vacant Army Reserve building in Westminster to temporarily house immigrant children after objections from Carroll County officials. A spokesman for Maryland Republican…

  • Building explosion in Md. blamed on propane leak

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Investigators say a propane leak is to blame for a building explosion in Carroll County that sent two women to the hospital. The state Fire Marshal’s Office says Thursday’s explosion was…

  • Fatal plane crash: Man was flying Frederick club’s craft

    A Westminster man who died Sunday when his small plane crashed near York, Pa , was a member of a Frederick flying club that owned the plane he was piloting.

  • Md. flies flags at half staff on Tuesday

    Gov. Martin O\’Malley has ordered the flags to be lowered from sunrise to sunset in memory of Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler, of Westminster, who died on Jan. 5 in Afghanistan.

  • Taneytown man offers acupuncture at new studio

    Jim Thomas\’ studio, situated off a not-too-frequently traveled road in Taneytown, is 11 miles from the Center for Healing Arts in downtown Westminster, which Thomas helped to start in 1986 and is still operating now.