Frederick County News

Foundation plans to buy Frederick arts center

Ausherman Family Foundation plans to buy downtown Frederick performing arts center

Friday - 04/05/2013, 12:40pm EDT

Census: Higher unemployment, lower wages for people with disabilities

People with disabilities have higher rates of unemployment and earn lower average wages than the general population, according to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 06:00am EDT

Bungled response revealed in Md. double fatal fire

Frederick County fire and rescue officials say it took Myersville volunteer firefighters more than an hour to reach a house fire three miles away in which two children died.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 01:24pm EDT

Engine took wrong turn to fire: Report on fatal blaze reveals areas of concern for officials

A fire engine took a wrong turn and got stuck trying to turn around on its way to a fatal house fire near Myersville, delaying the crew's response time by more than an hour, according to a report by the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 02:00am EDT

Crestwood Village residents turn out to wish their letter carrier well as he starts new career

More than 200 residents and friends turned out for a party to wish Crouse well after 28 years of delivering mail to the Crestwood Village adult community.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 02:00am EDT

Dogs kill 9 goats, 12 rabbits near Frederick, Md.

2 dogs sought for livestock attacks near Frederick, Md.; toll includes 9 goats, 12 rabbits

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 08:28pm EDT

Public records fight over college chief's ouster

Secrecy over Frederick college chief's ouster prompts public records dispute bound for court

Monday - 04/01/2013, 03:21pm EDT

Fort Detrick gate closing amid budgetary concerns

Employees at Fort Detrick will have one less gate by which to access the post starting April 1, according to changes announced Monday.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 06:00am EDT

18 Frederick County schools to get Wi-Fi

Eighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.

Saturday - 03/30/2013, 10:20am EDT

Woman, 90, performs as Tina Turner at nursing homes

Sylvia Hudson is 90 but that doesn't stop her from donning a wig and putting on fishnet stockings to impersonate Tina Turner.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 06:00am EDT

Disabled man who died in custody had heart problem

Autopsy: Man with Down syndrome who died in Md. police custody had anger and heart issues

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Historic Frederick neighborhood calls for more traffic enforcement

The residents of a historical part of Frederick, Md., are tired of traffic speeding down their street, so they are working to recruit more police enforcement to the neighborhood.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 04:02am EDT

Md. deputy put on leave after suicide with his weapon

A Frederick County Sheriff's Office courthouse deputy is on leave after a member of his family shot herself with his agency-issued firearm

Friday - 03/22/2013, 10:00pm EDT

No charges for Md. disabled man's death in custody

Family of disabled Md. man who died in custody disappointed by lack of charges

Friday - 03/22/2013, 08:00pm EDT

Prosecutor to discuss disabled man's death in Md.

Prosecutor plans news conference in custody death of Down syndrome man in Frederick, Md.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 11:49am EDT

Frederick schools eye new safety alert system

Frederick County, Md., schools consider enhancing safety alert system

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 02:20am EDT

New sidewalk to protect Monocacy Middle students

A Virginia company will add 1,100 linear feet of sidewalk, curb and gutter near Monocacy Middle School at a cost of $126,400.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 06:00am EDT

1 dead in truck crash near Union Bridge, Md.

Tractor-trailer overturns on curve, killing 1 person, near Union Bridge, Md.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 11:19am EDT

Police looking for car that struck pedestrian in Frederick

A woman was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross over Key Parkway in Frederick early Sunday morning and police are looking for the vehicle that didn't stop.

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 05:01pm EDT

Md. legislators consider dueling bills on medical, synthetic pot

Maryland lawmakers are considering bills to crack down on synthetic marijuana while at the same time, there is new energy behind efforts to legalize medical marijuana.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 06:00am EDT
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