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Pact Extended For Western Md. State HospitalMaryland's public health agency says it has extended a contract to manage a state-owned hospital for the chronically ill in Hagerstown for six months.
2 Stabbed During Fight At Maugansville HomeThe Washington County Sheriff's Office says two men have life threatening injuries after a fight during a party at a home in Maugansville.
Md. Man Rescued After Being Stuck In Yard For DaysFire officials say a Sharpsburg man was rescued from his front yard, where he was stuck for days after falling off his porch.
Man Stabbed In Neck In HagerstownAuthorities say a man has been stabbed in the neck in Hagerstown.
School Bus Avoids Collision In Md., 14 InjuredHagerstown police say more than a dozen students suffered minor injuries when their school bus driver stopped suddenly to avoid a collision.
Inmate Found Hanging At Detention Center DiesThe Washington County sheriff says a Hancock woman found hanging at the county detention center has been declared dead.
Western Md. Man Fatally Shot; 3 Seen Leaving ScenePolice in Hagerstown are reporting the fatal shooting of a man at his home on Linwood Road.
Woman Killed When Tow Truck Hits Tractor-TrailerMaryland State Police say a woman was killed when a tow truck hit a tractor trailer she had been riding in and threw her into a guardrail.
New Technology Park Planned Near HagerstownAn economic development group says it has purchased 173 acres for a technology business park in the Hagerstown area.
W.Va. Man Charged With Shooting Ex-GirlfriendA West Virginia man taken into custody after a seven-hour standoff in Hagerstown has been charged with the attempted murder of a former girlfriend.
Boy Playing With Lighter Causes Md. House FireFire officials say a 6-year-old boy playing with a lighter caused a house fire that sent his grandparents to the hospital.
86-Year-Old Man Injured In FireFire officials say an 86-year-old man has been injured in a house fire in Hagerstown.