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Police: Hagerstown Man Confessed to Strangling Stepdaughter

A man has confessed to strangling his 17-year-old stepdaughter and concealing her naked body, Hagerstown police said in court documents released Friday.


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Schizophrenic Man Going to Hospital for Killing Grandparents

A western Maryland man is getting psychiatric care instead of prison time after pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree murder for stabbing his paternal grandparents.


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Police Pledge Thorough Probe of Death After Stun Gun Shock

Police in Maryland promised a thorough investigation Friday into the death of a man in custody after police shocked him with a stun gun outside a home he had allegedly broken into.


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Woman Seeks Jury Trial in Western Md. Christmas Eve Shooting

A woman accused in a fatal, Christmas Eve shooting near Frederick wants a jury trial.


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Hagerstown Teen Charged with Raping 13-year-old Girl at Park

A Hagerstown teenager has been arrested on charges of raping a 13-year-old girl in September.


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Woman Killed Near Frederick Was Shot in the Head

Police say a Hagerstown woman found dead along U.S. 40 west of Frederick on Christmas Eve was shot in the head, allegedly by a female acquaintance.


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Rush-Hour Shootout Puts Western Md. City on Alert

Police followed a trail of shell casings and watched home security video Thursday to trace a rush-hour shootout between two vehicles that careened through at least eight blocks of densely packed homes.


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Sheriff Seeks Public’s Help In Identifying Remains

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying human remains found in a tributary of Antietam Creek.


A woman and two young children were found dead inside of a car parked at a middle school in Maryland. (credit: Hagerstown Police Dept.)

Triple Murder Ruled Out in Deaths of Md. Woman, 2 Kids Found in Car

Hagerstown police have ruled out the possibility that a woman and her two young daughters found dead in their car were killed by someone else.


A woman and two young children were found dead inside of a car parked at a middle school in Maryland. (credit: Hagerstown Police Dept.)

Woman, 2 Small Children Found Dead in Car at Middle School

Police in Hagerstown are investigating the deaths of a woman and two young children found in a car at a school parking lot.