Frederick County News

Frederick, Md., officer charged with DUI

The Frederick City Police Department says one of its officers has been suspended and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after an off-duty car crash.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 03:46pm EDT

Miranda Lambert's Pistol Annies round out fair's lineup

Pistol Annies, the country music trio of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley, will take the stage Sept. 15 to kick off the grandstand entertainment at the 150th Great Frederick Fair.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 06:00am EDT

Dog shooting trial: Deputy: I had to act quickly'

A sheriff's deputy who shot a dog in 2010 denies that embarrassment from a previous encounter with dogs led him to pull the trigger.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 06:00am EDT

Old jeans will become home insulation

Blue jeans are the common denominator of American closets, and they're being used to create cotton fiber-based insulation for Habitat for Humanity houses.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 06:00am EDT

Former Md. pastor gets 4 years for child sex abuse

The former pastor of a Montgomery County church is going to prison for molesting a 10-year-old girl.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 04:46pm EDT

JoS A. Bank fiscal 4Q net income rises

JoS A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter profit climbed 8 percent as revenue improved.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 03:51pm EDT

Maryland students host benefit for classmate

Students at a western Maryland high school are raising money to help cover medical costs for a classmate whose left leg was amputated after he was hospitalized with a staph infection.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 12:11pm EDT

Civil trial concerns deputy's shooting of Md. dog

A civil trial is under way in Frederick to determine whether a Frederick County sheriff's deputy wrongfully shot a Taneytown couple's dog.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 10:42am EDT

Reward money nears $1,300 for cemetery vandalism

Nearly $1,300 has been raised as a reward for the arrest, prosecution and restitution of those responsible for vandalism at the New Market Cemetery.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 06:00am EDT

Camp offered for G-8 journalists, visitors

Camp West-Mar is typically a camp used by the YMCA and Boy and Girl Scout groups. It's being offered as a place to stay when the G-8 Summit comes to Frederick County.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 06:00am EDT

Reward raised in Md. cemetery vandalism case

A reward has been increased for information leading to an arrest in the vandalism of a cemetery in Frederick County.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 01:35pm EDT

Burgess of Rosemont, Md., to resign

The burgess of the Frederick County town of Rosemont plans to resign after 11 months in office.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 01:18pm EDT

Frederick County to consider property tax rebates

WTOP's David Burd reports

Friday - 03/23/2012, 10:51am EDT

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Gaithersburg man charged with cigarette smuggling

Frederick City Police say they have charged a Gaithersburg man after a traffic stop led to their discovery of marijuana and untaxed cigarettes.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 07:17pm EDT

Md. middle school student self-publishes book

When Destiny Dixon is handed an assignment to write eight to nine sentences, she usually writes a whole page.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 11:55am EDT

Trial starts in Ijamsville dog neglect case

Two Frederick County residents are charged with failing to provide proper veterinary care after abandoning eight dogs -- seven pit bull-mix puppies and an adult male dog -- alongside a road in Ijamsville.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 06:46am EDT

Md. farmers sweating early spring

While the Mid-Atlantic has been enjoying an early spring, it's not much fun for fruit farmers in the region.

Sunday - 03/18/2012, 05:39pm EDT

Man donates buildings to St. Thomas More Academy

St. Thomas More Academy just got a really big gift. A businessman donated the former Catoctin Inn & Conference Center to the academy.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Romney to visit Frederick

Mitt Romney plans to visit Frederick next week, one of three stops the Republican front-runner will make during a quick swing through Maryland, his campaign confirmed Friday.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT

Local Irish-Americans look to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in traditional manner

"Amateur Day." That's what Allen Byrne calls St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that some would expect the Irish-born Frederick resident to observe with green beer and plastic shamrocks.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 06:00am EDT
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