Frederick County News

Stick 'em up: Matches ignite artistic genius

Farmhand Stanley Offord's artistic streak came from out of the blue 50 years ago: no guidance, no fancy art supplies, no art school.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Game official: Coyote sightings to rise

Sherry Crockett is used to seeing deer, wild turkeys, foxes and raccoons in the woodlands that surround her home But a coyote -- now that was a bit of a surprise.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

For G-8 summit: No additional road closures are expected

Officials expect no additional long-term road closures associated with this weekend's G-8 summit, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

On road to Camp David, tweets read 'end hunger'

An organization seeking to draw attention to food security and poverty painted tweets Wednesday on Md 77 near Thurmont in advance of the G-8 summit at Camp David.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick police warn of suspicious incident near Baker Park

The Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Sheriff's Office are warning citizens to be on alert after high school student reported a suspicious incident near Carroll Parkway near Baker Park Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 10:28pm EDT

World leaders set for busy US weekend of summitry

More than two dozen world leaders will join President Barack Obama in an extraordinary weekend of back-to-back summits to tackle Europe's mounting economic woes and solidify plans for winding down the decade-long war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:18pm EDT

Md. state police to increase presence for G-8

A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Maryland State Police will have an increased presence in the area around Camp David for the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations meeting this week.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:13pm EDT

Md. governor sends anti-hunger message to G8

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is joining a campaign for world hunger relief aimed at the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 04:09pm EDT

Anti-drone activists target G-8 meeting in Md.

Opponents of America's use of unmanned aircraft against terrorism suspects are targeting Maryland politicians and the Group of Eight economic summit at Camp David.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 04:00pm EDT

Former Md. teacher charged with molesting student

A former Frederick County public school teacher is charged with molesting a student.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 04:03pm EDT

Frederick city wins bike-friendly bronze

Frederick city has officially joined the ranks of bicycle-friendly cities around the country.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 02:00am EDT

Westbound I-70 closed near Braddock heights

Maryland State Police say the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 just west of Frederick are closed due to an overturned tractor-trailer.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 04:55pm EDT

Natives from G8 nations eye summit in Md.

Perhaps it's fitting that Joe Cohen celebrates his birthday July 4.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 02:33pm EDT

Md. police agencies want repayment from G-8 summit

Maryland police agencies say they may not be reimbursed for costs associated with next week's summit of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations at Camp David.

Sunday - 05/13/2012, 01:47pm EDT

Wine law brings ‘Maryland into the 21st century'

A battle between wine lovers and Maryland legislators was finally settled in the most recent session of the General Assembly.

Sunday - 05/13/2012, 02:00am EDT

Ammonia leak evacuates Flying Dog Brewery

Hazardous materials crews responded to an ammonia leak at the Flying Dog Brewery early Thursday.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 09:49am EDT

Man convicted in 2004 rape gets life in prison

A Hagerstown man convicted of a 2004 rape in Frederick based on a DNA sample he submitted in Tennessee has been sentenced to life in prison.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 08:44pm EDT

YMCA to oversee Frederick Co. Head Start

Local YMCA leaders Monday announced they are taking the reins of a Head Start program in limbo since Frederick County relinquished control of it last year.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick ‘preparing for worst' in case of G-8 riots

Frederick police are urging property owners to be prepared in case unruly mobs descend on Frederick during the upcoming G-8 summit, as happened in some G-8 host cities.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick woman walking down aisle for first time at 70

Barbara Schultze was never in a hurry to get married and didn't mind waiting The wait is over, and now the 70-year-old Frederick woman is ready to walk down the aisle for the first time May 27.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:00am EDT
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