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System Would Capture Arsenic From Md. Landfill

Washington County officials say they’ve devised a $1 million plan to capture arsenic-tainted water leaking from an old landfill into Conococheague Creek near the unincorporated community of Huyett.

11/22/2013

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Police: Baby Dies After Drunken Hagerstown Mother Passes Out While Breastfeeding

A Hagerstown mother is charged with child abuse after her infant daughter dies.

11/03/2013

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Md. Woman Charged In Death Of Infant Daughter

Authorities in Washington County say an intoxicated woman passed out while breastfeeding her 2-month-old daughter, leading to the infant’s death.

11/02/2013

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Md. Delegate Myers To Run For County Commissioner

Republican state Delegate LeRoy Myers is leaving the Maryland legislature to run for Washington County commissioner next year.

11/01/2013

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Teen Found Stabbed To Death In Hallway Of Hagerstown Apartment Building

Police have charged a man with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of an 18-year-old man in downtown Hagerstown.

10/13/2013

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Reward Offered After Washington County Speed Camera Set On Fire

Smithsburg police are offering a $1,000 reward for information about a speed camera that was set on fire.

10/11/2013

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Reports Of Shots Fired At Movie Theater In Hagerstown

There are reports of shots fired inside a mall movie theater in Hagerstown.

10/09/2013

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Washington County To Continue Teacher Incentives

Washington County Public Schools are continuing a pay-for-performance program for teachers at five schools for a second year, even though the school system has adopted a new evaluation program.

09/15/2013

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Atlas Details Various Amenities In Washington Co.

A new atlas details the Potomac River and its associated amenities throughout Washington County.

09/14/2013

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Passenger Killed When Car Overturns On I-70

Maryland State Police say a woman has died when a tire on the SUV she was riding in blew out, causing the vehicle to overturn on Interstate 70 in Washington County.

08/08/2013

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1st-Degree Murder Charge Dismissed In Beating

A Washington County District judge has dismissed a first-degree murder charge against a man accused of beating a homeless man to death.

07/11/2013

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Deputies Corral Escaped Cows Along Interstate 81

Law enforcement officers spent hours trying to round up five cows that escaped from a farm near Hagerstown onto Interstate 81.

06/19/2013

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