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Prosecutors Weigh Findings in Md. Death in Custody

Washington County prosecutors are weighing a report on the death of a man after he was shocked by a police stun gun in Hagerstown.


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Sheriff’s Office: 3 Fatally Shot at Western Maryland Home

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says three people have been found fatally shot at a home in Knoxville.


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Man Arrested After Chase from W.Va. to Md.

Authorities say they’ve arrested a Pennsylvania man who led officers on a chase from West Virginia into Maryland.


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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.


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Md. School System to Monitor Student Social Media Accounts

Washington County Public Schools will be able to monitor social media posts made by students, teachers and anyone on their campuses with new software officials say is aimed at student safety.


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‘Larger-Than-Normal’ 6-Year-Old Md. Boy Pepper-Sprayed By Police

A “larger than normal” 6-year-old Maryland boy was pepper-sprayed by police officers after he allegedly stabbed his grandmother and tried to stab his mother, authorities say.



3 Found Shot Dead in Home Near Hagerstown

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says three people have been found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in a single-family home near Hagerstown.



3 From Northern Va. Killed When Car Hits Parked Tractor-Trailer

Virginia State Police say three people from northern Virginia are dead after a car slid into a tractor-trailer parked along Interstate 81 in Washington County.


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Jail for Md. Woman Who Drunkenly Smothered Baby While Breastfeeding

A Hagerstown woman who killed her 2-month-old daughter by passing out drunk on top of her while breast-feeding is going to jail.


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MDSP Helicopter and Local Authorities Rescue Hiker on Appalachian Trail

A 65-year-old hiker on a remote portion of the Appalachian Trail possibly suffered a stroke Friday, and a Maryland State Police helicopter was able to assist local authorities.