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Man Dies After Tree Falls On Him On Appalachian Trail

Authorities say a man has died after a tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.

03/15/2015

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Judge Won’t Modify Life Sentence In Fatal Stabbing

A Washington County judge has refused to reduce the life sentence of a man who fatally stabbed father of a teenage girl who had misled him into thinking her dad had physically abused her.

03/13/2015

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Hagerstown Man Indicted In Crash That Killed Bicyclist

A Hagerstown man was indicted for the hit-and-run accident that killed a bicyclist on January 29, 2015.

03/12/2015

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Woodstove May Have Caused Fire That Injured Maryland Man

A western Maryland man is in critical condition after a house fire that may have been caused by a wood-burning stove.

02/20/2015

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Gun, Ammo Found In Home Of School Shooting Threat Suspect

Deputies say they found a .22-caliber pistol and five rounds of ammunition in the home of a convicted criminal who threatened to shoot a student at a western Maryland high school.

02/17/2015

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Md. School District Considers Computers For Its Students

A western Maryland school district is considering assigning laptop computers or tablets to virtually all its more than 22,000 students.

02/02/2015

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Car Fatally Hits Bicyclist Near Hagerstown Before Fleeing

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a car that fatally hit a bicyclist near Hagerstown.

01/30/2015

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Charges Dropped Against Former Md. Inmate In Prison Slaying

Washington County prosecutors are dropping charges that a former state prison inmate concealed a homemade knife used in a slaying at the Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

01/21/2015

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U.S. Grant Aims To Boost Western Md. Economy

The city of Frostburg is getting some federal funds to help create a roadmap for economic growth in western Maryland.

12/26/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed On Highway In Hagerstown

Washington County officials say a pedestrian has been struck and killed in Hagerstown.

12/16/2014

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Western Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Fatal Stabbing

A Washington County man faces a possible life sentence after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the February stabbing of his former girlfriend.

12/03/2014

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Washington Co. Zones Fail To Attract Business

With a regional airport and access to two major interstate highways in their back pockets, Washington County officials more than a decade ago envisioned about 1,800 acres of land at seven locations around the county as potentially attractive sites for companies in foreign trade markets.

10/11/2014

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