- Man pleads guilty to selling homemade guns, marijuana Updated: Feb-11-16 5:07 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Mount Airy man accused of illegally selling homemade rifles and marijuana has pleaded guilty to gun and drug charges.
- 2 college faculty fired in scandal over freshman retention Updated: Feb-09-16 10:30 pm
A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal, faculty firings and a demotion at Mount St. Mary's University after the Catholic school's president reportedly likened the students to baby rabbits that should be killed.
- School's president apologizes, stays; provost resigns Updated: Feb-08-16 5:39 pm
EMMITSBURG, Maryland - Mount St. Mary's University says its president has apologized and its provost has resigned after some embarrassing publicity about a plan to boost the schools' student-retention rate.
- Fundraiser features Civil War hospital food - tweaked a bit Updated: Feb-08-16 4:15 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - If this was Civil War hospital food, today's medical centers should take note.
- Local researcher continues grandfather's work on Zika virus Updated: Feb-07-16 9:00 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - As the Zika virus rages through South and Central America, probably causing women to give birth to babies with abnormally small heads, few people understand that the virus has its origins in Africa. And even fewer realize that the man who originally discovered the virus 70 years ago, Alexander John Haddow, has a Frederick and a Fort Detrick connection.
- Weather service reports minor flooding along Monocacy River Updated: Feb-04-16 3:44 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - The National Weather Service is reporting minor flooding along the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) River near Frederick due to recent heavy rain and relatively warm temperatures after last month's blizzard.
- Bill would remove Taney statue from Maryland State House Updated: Feb-03-16 5:13 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A bill before the Maryland House of Delegates would remove from the Maryland State House grounds a statue of the Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision affirming slavery.
- Suspect arrested in 1996 slaying, will be tried in Maryland Updated: Feb-03-16 3:59 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - Police say a Missouri man has been charged in the 1996 slaying of a 15-year-old Maryland girl, and he has waived extradition and will return to face trial in Frederick.
- Suspect in 1996 slaying of Maryland girl waives extradition Updated: Feb-03-16 3:57 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - Police say a Missouri man charged in the 1996 slaying of a 15-year-old Maryland girl has waived extradition and will return to face trial in Frederick.
- Sanity finding disputed in granddaughter's murder case Updated: Feb-02-16 10:12 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - Lawyers for a Frederick County woman charged with first-degree murder of her grandmother are challenging a mental fitness report.
- Park service floats concepts to unify Civil War battlefield Updated: Feb-02-16 2:15 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - The National Park Service is seeking public comment on concepts for unifying a Civil War battlefield bisected by Interstate 270 near Frederick.
- Maryland may expand bear hunt to 2 more counties Updated: Jan-26-16 2:09 pm
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it's considering expanding the annual black bear hunt to Frederick and Washington counties.
- Frederick woman finds her voice in children's books Updated: Jan-24-16 9:03 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - Shawn Stout vividly remembers the moment she found her "writer's voice."
- Suspect due in court in high-profile toddler death case Updated: Jan-21-16 1:46 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick man is heading to court in a fatal child-abuse case that prompted a change in Maryland's child welfare laws.
- Civil War medicine museum promotes 'Mercy Street' series Updated: Jan-21-16 4:46 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick is promoting the PBS television series, "Mercy Street," after playing a consulting role in the show's production.
- Man guilty but not criminally responsible in fatal stabbing Updated: Jan-20-16 4:38 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - A man who told authorities he was being poisoned by "witchcraft food" and wanted to "invade a Korean" was found guilty but not criminally responsible Wednesday for killing a cook and wounding the victim's wife at a rural religious retreat favored by Korean immigrants near Washington, D.C.
- Trout Run designation case will go back to County Council Updated: Jan-15-16 12:49 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - The case over the historic designation of Trout Run will head back to the Frederick County Council.