The deputy that shot and killed an armed suspect in a Thurmont, Maryland robbery attempt earlier this week is Sgt. Kevin Riffle, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.
A man is dead after being shot by a sheriff’s deputy in Thurmont, Maryland, on Monday morning, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said.
Authorities say the instigator of a disturbance at a juvenile detention center in Maryland that left several staff members injured has been sentenced to six years behind bars after pleading guilty to riot.
Frederick County Council President M.C. Keegan-Ayer is creating a working group that will consider making the county’s solar ordinance more flexible.
Police say they were responding to a crash around 8 p.m. on Route 194 in Walkersville that involved two cars when a third car hit one of the cars involved in the initial crash. Three people were struck in the incident.
Eight horses were killed in a barn fire in Frederick County, Maryland on Saturday.
Weekly markets hosted by the YMCA of Frederick County staff and volunteers sell fruits and vegetables that farmers or retailers cannot sell because of blemishes. People at the market can get the produce for about half the cost of grocery store prices. See photos.
A Salvadoran woman who successfully sued Frederick County over wrongful profiling and arrest has been released from immigration officials’ custody after being unexpectedly detained during a routine check-in.
See the snow totals add up through Friday evening’s commute. Totals are expected to top out around 2 inches.
Police say a woman called 911 after spotting the man while walking near the creek by the South East Street overpass just before 8 a.m. Sunday.
Specializing in covert operations, Tony Mendez helped devise the plan under which six diplomats who were in hiding were disguised as a Canadian film crew so they could board a flight and escape the country amid the Iran hostage crisis. The daring plot — for years a side note to the 52 people held hostage for 444 days — captured the public’s attention in “Argo,” which won the 2013 Oscar for best picture.
Charging documents say the boy was acting normally when he was dropped off at Doris Marie Ott’s home day care, but had trouble waking up from his nap. A doctor confirmed the boy’s blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit for an adult to drive.
A 70-year-old Maryland man was arrested over the weekend on charges that include sex abuse of two girls, rape and possession of child pornography, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
A Salvadoran woman who successfully sued a Maryland county for wrongful profiling and arrest has been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during a routine check-in.
Six dogs died in the fire and three dogs had to be euthanized. Veterinarian Brooks Ahalt says the dogs had suffered significant burns and smoke inhalation.
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