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Stories with place: Hagerstown
  • Evaluation ordered for man charged in slayings 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:59 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation of a man accused of fatally stabbing his grandparents.

  • Western Md. city paying more for police presence 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:40 am
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Hagerstown is sweetening a subsidy for police officers who live within the city limits.

  • Navy holds memorial for slain sailor from Md. 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:01 pm
  • NORFOLK, Virginia - In a somber, tear-filled ceremony, the Navy on Monday remembered a sailor who was fatally shot aboard a destroyer as a selfless hero who saved the lives of others.

  • Officials ID woman killed in Hagerstown crash 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:35 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Washington County Sheriff's Office is identifying a 28-year-old pedestrian killed in a collision with an unmarked patrol vehicle in Hagerstown.

  • 1 dead in downtown Hagerstown fire 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 11:49 am
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A Hagerstown city spokeswoman says the state medical examiner's office is working to identify a person who died in a downtown apartment building fire.

  • Candlelight service honors slain sailor from Md. 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:54 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A sailor fatally shot last week in Norfolk, Virginia, was honored as a hometown hero Thursday at a chilly, candlelight service in Hagerstown's City Park.

  • Deputy kills pedestrian in Hagerstown, Md. 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 1:11 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a deputy is on paid administrative leave after his unmarked patrol car struck and killed a pedestrian in Hagerstown.

  • Cellphone smuggling spikes at western Md. prison 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:49 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The state prison agency says it's taking steps to staunch a spike in cellphone smuggling at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

  • Hagerstown, Md., man guilty of 2013 murder 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:10 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Washington County prosecutors say they will seek a 50-year prison sentence for a Hagerstown man convicted of second-degree felony murder.

  • 2 cars damaged by gunfire in Hagerstown 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 3:16 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Police in Hagerstown say two vehicles were damaged by apparent gunfire on Frederick Street.

  • 2 indicted in 2013 slaying of Md. inmate 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:55 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A Washington County grand jury has indicted two inmates in the slaying of another prisoner at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

  • Md. study shows arts districts benefit economy 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 4:04 am
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A study commissioned by the Maryland State Arts Council underscores the economic benefit of local arts and entertainment districts.

  • Md. judge mystified by man's bizarre strength 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 1:56 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A judge in Hagerstown says it's a mystery how a man broke a set of steel handcuffs and withstood 30 stun-gun jolts during a struggle with police.

  • Western Md. woman dies in suspected hit-and-run 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 4:44 pm
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Hagerstown police are looking for an apparent hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a Cumberland woman as she walked along U.S. 40.

  • GOP's Hogan making western Md. campaign swing 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 3:04 am
  • HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Larry Hogan is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a campaign swing through western Maryland.