The National Weather Service confirmed that the strong storms that blew through Baltimore on Friday night, killing two people and damaging multiple buildings, indeed contained a tornado that had a wind speed of 105 mph..
Robert Alan Swann Jr., 45, of Woodsboro, has died as a result of injuries sustained in an assault outside Cactus Flats Bar and Grill in Frederick, Md, Friday night, according to police.
In the last two decades, Frederick County has grown more populous, more diverse and more Democratic, setting up a 2018 race for county executive that could be tight between incumbent Democrat Jan Gardner, who became the county’s first county executive four years ago on a slow growth platform, and state Del. Kathryn Afzali, a Republican who has represented more rural parts of the county in the General Assembly for two terms.
What stories do D.C.-area ghost roads tell? For decades, even centuries, the ghost bridges of Maryland and Virginia were spectators to history, war and death. Unearth the past of a ghost road on the outskirts of Frederick, Maryland. See photos.
Police say a woman saw a man walk out from behind a dumpster Oct. 18, don the mask and order her out of her car. She said he had a knife and threatened to kill her.
As Marylanders prepare to head to the polls, WTOP headed to Frederick County, Maryland, to find out what’s at stake for residents and local party leaders with under a month left until the 2018 elections.
This time around the race to represent District 3 is between incumbent Democrat Ron Young and Republican businessman and first-time candidate Craig Giangrande.
“We must not forget that for every name recorded at this memorial, there are spouses, children, parents, siblings, other friends and loved ones, whose pain and loss continues,” said Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., who has been an advocate for firefighters and first responders.
Mama Biscuits will start showing up on store shelves in more than 50 Walmarts across nine states. The flavors for sale are Cinnamon Vanilla Cream and Blueberry Lemon Cream. The Frederick, Maryland-based business has 15 full-time employees.
Frederick County is liable for the policy that permitted sheriff’s deputies to detain people suspected of violating immigration law and Roxana Orellana Santos can seek damages.
“Handle with Care” is a growing program providing for confidential communication between traumatized children, law enforcement, and schools.
A former Fairfax County police officer was recently indicted as the person responsible for his baby’s death last year. His attorney plans to point out the case’s complicated details make it far from a cut and dried conclusion for the jury.
A Fairfax County police officer turned himself in to police in Frederick County, Maryland, on Tuesday in connection with the child abuse death of his infant daughter.
A little girl was found in wandering around the area of Opsrey Way in Frederick, Maryland, Tuesday morning. Police reunited her with her caregiver.
In Frederick County public schools, security improvements include enhanced visitor screening, “security vestibules” and lower-tech approaches.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.