C&O Canal Visitors Can Help Decorate 1800s Plantation HouseManagers of the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park are inviting visitors to help decorate a 19th-century plantation house in western Maryland.
Antietam Battlefield Set to Glow in Candlelight EventVolunteers are lighting more than 23,000 candles across the rolling landscape of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
Md. Civil War Sites Mark Memorial Day With Flags, ParadeMaryland's two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.
Sheriff: Man Sent Text Message To Friend After Killing WomanInvestigators 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.
Woman Slain, Man In Custody After Western Md. ShootingThe Washington County Sheriff's Office says a woman is dead and a man is in custody after a shooting near Sharpsburg.
Town Near Antietam Finally Joins Civil War Tourism ProgramThe 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.
Western Md. Man Charged With Severely Abusing MotherA western Maryland man is charged with abusing his 82-year-old mother after she was hospitalized with multiple bruises and broken bones.
23,000 Candles Set Antietam Battlefield AglowVolunteers are lighting more than 23,000 candles across the rolling landscape of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
National Park Service Eyes Antietam Battlefield Expansion Into W.Va. 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.
Repairs Begin On Western Md. Civil War LandmarkThe 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.
Md. Woman Allegedly Burned House In ForeclosureThe 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.
Boat Ramp Near Sharpsburg Closing For DaysThe 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.