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The FBI says the number of shootings in which a gunman opens fire on a crowd of people has increased in recent years. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Gun Found in Car With 2 Bodies Was Registered to the Man

Police say a handgun found in a car with the bodies of an estranged married couple was registered to the husband.


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2 Found Dead in Vehicle; Linked to Nearby House Fire

Police say two people found dead in a passenger car in rural western Maryland are connected to a fire that damaged several homes in the nearby town of Brunswick.


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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.