Maryland’s two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.
Investigators say a Maryland man who has been charged with shooting and killing a woman in front of his rural home sent a text message to a friend, confirming he had killed her.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a woman is dead and a man is in custody after a shooting near Sharpsburg.
The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago.
A western Maryland man is charged with abusing his 82-year-old mother after she was hospitalized with multiple bruises and broken bones.
Volunteers are lighting more than 23,000 candles across the rolling landscape of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
The National Park Service says it wants to expand the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg to include about 500 acres in neighboring West Virginia where Civil War soldiers fought the Battle of Shepherdstown.
The National Park Service says it has begun repairing the Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg after pieces of the stone arch fell into Antietam Creek in January.
The state fire marshal’s office says a Sharpsburg woman set fire to her house on the day she and her family were to be evicted in foreclosure proceedings.
The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
The National Park Service says a stone bridge that played a key role in the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg has reopened to pedestrians after a two-month closure.
The graves are more than 100 years old, and the stones that mark the burial sites of those who lie beneath, including some who were born into slavery, show signs of advanced age.