Nativity Scene In Western Md. Stirs Discussion

Officials in the western Maryland town of Hancock are disassociating themselves from a Nativity scene in a public park that has raised concerns from a First Amendment group.



Westbound I-70 Closed By Crash Near Hancock

The Maryland State Highway Administration says a two-vehicle crash has closed both westbound lanes of Interstate 70 just west of Hancock.


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Hancock, Md., Marks Civil War Anniversary

The western Maryland town of Hancock is marking the 150th anniversary of a little-known Civil War battle.


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Parents Bound For Court In Md. School Dispute

Just two days before classes begin, some parents in western Maryland are asking a court to block their children’s transfer from schools in Hancock to Cumberland.


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Lost Okla. Poodle Reunited With Owner In Md.

A black-and-white poodle named Mona is going home to Oklahoma after spending six weeks lost in the western Maryland mountains.


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2 Men Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Hancock

Authorities say two men were rescued from the Potomac River near Hancock after their boat capsized.


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Army Reservist From Md. Guilty In Child Porn Case

An Army reservist from Hancock, Md., has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of distributing child pornography while he was deployed in Kuwait and Iraq.


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Trooper Hurt In Crash With Alleged Drunk Driver

Maryland State police say a trooper was hurt in a collision with a car whose driver has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.