Frederick County Maryland

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Botched Response Revealed In Md. House Fire That Killed 2 Little Girls

One fire truck went the wrong way and got stuck trying to turn around. Another raced to a wrong address. And an ambulance crew blindly followed first one fire engine and then the other instead of checking directions to a burning house.


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Frederick County Learning More About 911 Texting

Officials in Frederick County are learning more about a service that allows some people to send a text to 911 operators.


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Second Hypothermia Death Confirmed In Md.

State health officials say a second death from hypothermia has been confirmed in Maryland.


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Frederick Schools May Relax Cell Phone Rules

Frederick County public school officials say they’re considering relaxing restrictions on student cell phone use.



Md. Man Gets 30 Years For Sex Abuse Of 1-Year-Old

A Frederick man is starting a 30-year prison term for sexually abusing a 1-year-old boy so badly the child needed surgical repair.



5-Year-Old Left Sleeping On Md. School Bus

Frederick County public school officials are investigating how a 5-year-old girl ended up asleep and alone on a school bus instead of at Glade Elementary School in Walkersville.


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Former Employee Charged In Frederick Burger King Slaying

A Burger King employee is murdered in Frederick. Now, police say the seven-month search for her killer is over.



Camel Bites Woman At Catoctin Zoo In Maryland

Frederick County authorities say a woman is recovering after she was bitten by a camel at a zoo near Thurmont.



Heavy Rain Floods Frederick Streets

Police in Frederick say several intersections are closed due to flooding caused by heavy rain.


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Driver Exits Truck, Gets Hit Along Md. Highway

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor-trailer driver is being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore after he was hit by a car on the shoulder of a state highway.



New Frederick Store Opening May Draw Thousands

Officials are bracing for the grand opening of a new Wegmans grocery store in Frederick to draw
thousands on its first day.


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Woman Injured In Frederick Courthouse Crash

Frederick police say a woman was critically injured when her car crashed into the Frederick County courthouse.