2 Charged In Seizure Of Assault Rifles

Frederick city police have charged two Mount Airy men with possessing or selling illegal assault rifles.


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College Suspends Drone Use Pending Federal Authorization

The use of a drone purchased by Hood College has been suspended until federal regulators decide whether to grant the school exceptions to the rule on drone usage.



Alderwoman Revives Debate Over Taney Statue At City Hall

A Frederick alderwoman is renewing a call for removing a statue of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney from City Hall.


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Man Arrested After Striking Patron In Face With Beer Bottle

A Frederick man is arrested after police say he struck a bar patron in the face with a glass beer bottle.


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Doctor Denies Charges In Federal Drug Conspiracy Case

A former Frederick physician has pleaded not guilty to federal narcotics and fraud charges.


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Body Cameras Among Frederick Police Chief’s Priorities

The new police chief in Frederick says his priorities include reducing violent crime and investigating gang activity.


BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 03: A skype logo is seen at the Microsoft pavilion during the second day of the Mobile World Congress 2015 at the Fira Gran Via complex on March 3, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the wold's largest communication companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

City Council Considers Rules For Meeting By Skype

The Frederick Board of Aldermen is drafting rules for allowing members to participate in meetings by video or telephone.


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Former Baltimore Nurse Gets Creative In Her Encore Careers

As baby boomers retire in record numbers from jobs many have held for decades, they are turning to second or what are often called ‘encore’ careers as work options.


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Virginia Police Chief Picked To Lead Department in Maryland

Mayor Randy McClement has chosen the police chief in Portsmouth, Virginia, to lead the Frederick Police Department in Maryland.


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Tests Link Gun Used At Frederick High To Other Shootings

A prosecutor says ballistics test show that the gun used in the Frederick High School shooting earlier this year is linked to other reports of shots fired in the city.



Frederick Doctor Who Moved To Ecuador Indicted By Grand Jury

A former Frederick doctor who relocated to South America after being accused by a state medical board of prescribing high dosages of OxyContin has returned to the U.S. and been indicted by a federal grand jury.


CLEARWATER, FL - NOVEMBER 16:  A cross sits on top of the new Scientology Flag Building on November 16, 2013 in Clearwater, Florida.   Construction of the 377,000-square-foot center began in 1999 and cost more than $40 million dollars to complete.   (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Scientologists Appealing Rejection Of Drug Rehab Center Plan

Lawyers for a Scientology-affiliated drug rehab facility are appealing a Frederick County Council vote that rejected a plan to turn a former presidential fishing spot into a Narconon drug rehabilitation center.