Pageant celebrates spirit of girls with disabilities

Young women with disabilities showed their self confidence during the Miss Amazing Pageant in Frederick.

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

Former Frederick Co. man helped save pilot in Va. Beach crash

In the aftermath of tragedy, Colby Smith has emerged as a hometown hero

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

Man protests sale of synthetic marijuana

Duane Canter wants to draw attention to the sale in local stores of a substance that mimics the effects of marijuana

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. man arrested after crashing car into home

Police in Frederick say they've arrested a man who crashed his car into a home and then attempted to leave the scene of the crash.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 09:41pm EDT

Frederick Co. considers fighting state ‘rain tax' law in court

The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

New housing, zoning at odds in historic Frederick

A struggling national housing market is not slowing proposed growth in southern Frederick County, where two projects could generate 1,710 new homes

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

Frederick to fix roads, install 100 new meters

The streets of Frederick are getting new pavement and parking meters.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 02:00am EDT

Italian astronaut speaks at Hood College

Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli was a guest speaker Wednesday afternoon at Hood College. He talked about his experiences as a crew member of the International Space Station. Nespoli was in the area because he is attending the ceremony transferring the space shuttle Discovery from NASA to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Annex in Virginia Thursday.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 02:46pm EDT

Frederick Co. urged to allow hives in yards

A handful of area apiarists wearing pollen-colored shirts urged commissioners Tuesday night to "make bee space in Frederick County."

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 02:00am EDT

Plant wholesaler near Thurmont has big-name clients

Catoctin Mountain Growers sells primarily to retail outlets, including Walmart, Sam's Club and landscapers, and offers a Saturday-only retail sale for the public.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

Japanese student drummers in Frederick, Md.

A team of Japanese student drummers headlines a cherry-blossom event in Frederick's Baker Park.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 09:17am EDT

Insider's book reveals 'whole other world' of baseball

Professional baseball includes plenty of behind-the-scenes actors not featured on trading cards, to hear Matthew Kastel tell it

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 02:00am EDT

Md. filmmaker wins big, continues festival circuit

Vince Brando has two passions in life: film and flying airplanes.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Mount Airy switches to electronic voting

Fifteen minutes

Friday - 04/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick schools to close May 18 due to G-8

A meeting of world leaders is jeopardizing a field trip for hundreds of county students

Friday - 04/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Frederick schools to close 1 day for G8 summit

Frederick County public school students will have a day off in May because of the G-8 summit being held at Camp David in Thurmont.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:12pm EDT

Md. students pledge not to text while driving

Every day, physicians and staff at Meritus Health Trauma and Emergency Services in Hagerstown see patients who are injured because a driver was not paying attention to the road, according to Mary Rizk, a spokeswoman for Meritus.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:09pm EDT

Md. Civil War museum gives severed arm a good look

Long after the guns fell silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs -- one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 10:06am EDT

Blog: Vintage Md. car is fit for Hollywood greats (VIDEO)

WTOP's David Burd finds amazing things while he waits for his work assignments. This is one of them.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 07:42am EDT

Frederick man charged with $20,000 copper theft

A Frederick man has been charged with stealing more than $20,000 in copper from a construction company last week.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 12:41pm EDT
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