Frederick County News
Walkersville could become the third municipality in Frederick County to ban synthetic marijuana as town leaders consider an ordinance that would make sale of the drug illegal in the town.
Maryland State Police say a tractor-trailer involved in a double fatality in Frederick County was operating with broken brakes and without a state commercial vehicle registration certificate.
A former Frederick County sheriff's deputy is avoiding jail time for misconduct in a case stemming from allegations he molested a 14-year- old girl.
Police in Frederick say they're investigating a shooting that's left a man in serious condition.
Lori Depies is the first woman to become county manager in Frederick County's history.
The number of foreclosures in Frederick County is still high -- 45 in September, according to RealtyTrac -- and one major problem, according to housing professionals, is that people wait too long to seek help.
Frederick County authorities have made two water rescues due to flooding from the Monocacy River.
In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect through Thursday evening for parts of the Potomac River.
70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.
A low-lying section of a cemetery in Frederick has flooded from waters rising from the Monocacy River, but cemetery officials say all the graves are secure.
A Frederick County school board member is objecting to making a Toni Morrison novel available in high schools.
Paid staff at New Market Fire Co has temporarily moved out, leaving the town with one engine for immediate response.
The Frederick County Animal Welfare League will says it will trap, spay or neuter, and vaccinate about 60 feral cats in Brunswick.
The project, detailed at Tuesday's City Council meeting, will take months to complete.
Bill Poole and his wife moved to Adamstown, Md. in 2001. Like a lot of people, they wanted to get away from the congestion of the big city. But two years later, a problem started.
Democratic challenger John Delaney is touting his independence in debates with Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the race for Maryland's 6th Congressional District.
Paula Bowie shares her two-bedroom Frederick apartment with 135 pounds of Barbie.
Melvin 'Roc' Smith faced justice Thursday, but he would not face the victims of his crime Smith, 28, refused to be present for his sentencing hearing in the shooting death of former girlfriend Tranice Richardson, 33 In front of her 8-year-old son, Richardson, a mother of four, was gunned down in broad daylight July 8, 2011, outside her Orchard Terrace apartment.
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a 48- year-old Frederick man is being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore after a bullet fired by his 12-year-old son bounced off a truck and hit him in the chest.
A Frederick man is going to prison for life for fatally shooting his former girlfriend in front of her young son last year.
Federal prosecutors say a Frederick man has been indicted on charges of selling hypodermic needles online without requiring prescriptions.
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