Frederick County


Police: Man Who Appeared Drunk Forced Son, 13, to Drive

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a man who appeared to be drunk forced his 13-year-old son to drive his car.


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Md. Woman Asserts Mental Illness in Grandmother’s Killing

A Frederick County woman is pursuing a mental-illness defense in the fatal stabbing of her grandmother last December.


South Africa Says Goodbye to Mandela

Korean-American Church Wins Appeal in Construction Dispute

A Korean-American church based in Silver Spring has won an appeal in its disputed plan for an 800-seat worship center in rural Frederick County.


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Police ID Human Remains Found in 2008 Near Frederick

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says it has identified human remains found in a wooded area near Frederick nearly six years ago.


Emancipation Proclamation Goes On Display At The National Archives

Reward Offered in Shooting of Goodwill Store Security Guard

Maryland State Police are announcing a reward offer in the January shooting of a Goodwill store security guard in Frederick County.


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5 Md. Students Overdose on Prescription Drugs at High School

Four students at a western Maryland high school were rushed to the hospital after authorities say they overdosed on prescription drugs.


Washington DC Copes With Messy Winter Storm

Md. Man Dies Beneath Tractor in Snow-Plowing Incident

Authorities say a Frederick County man is dead after he was pinned beneath a farm tractor while plowing snow from a private driveway.



Md. Student Killed in Frederick County School Bus Collision

A 17-year-old high school student has died in an SUV that collided with a public school bus on Old Middletown Road in Frederick County.


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Md. Official Says He Was Wrong To Ask That His Name Not Be Used

An elected county official in Maryland who threatened to sue a newspaper for publishing his name dropped that threat Wednesday after his angry Facebook post generated an avalanche of mocking messages on social media.



Elderly Md. Man Mauled to Death by Family Pit Bull

An elderly Frederick County, Maryland man was mauled to death Wednesday by an 84 pound pit bull while he tried to take down a Christmas tree, authorities say.