Washington County

Washington County Official Announces Congressional RunThe president of the Washington County Commissioners is joining the list of Republicans hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. John Delaney in Maryland's 6th Congressional District.
Man Arrested For Distribution And Possession Of Child PornographyOfficials arrested a Washington County man for distribution and possession of child pornography.
Prosecutors Weigh Findings In Md. Death In CustodyThe Washington County state's attorney says it will be at least another week before he announces findings from an investigation into the death of a man who was shocked by a police stun gun in Hagerstown.
Woman Hurt By Lightning Strike In Western MarylandAuthorities say a woman is recovering from a lightning strike at a western Maryland state park.
Washington County Officials Planning Emergency Drill At MallAuthorities in Washington County are warning residents they'll be conducting an emergency exercise at the Valley Mall in Hagerstown this weekend and say residents should not worry if they see numerous emergency vehicles.
Hagerstown Man Gets 1-Year Sentence On Assault Charges A Hagerstown man has been sentenced to a year behind bars in connection with an incident in which prosecutors say he tailgated and struck a car that was carrying his ex-girlfriend.
Washington County Sheriff's Office Buys $68K In Riot GearThe Washington County Sheriff's Office has bought $68,000 in riot gear, saying the recent unrest in Baltimore was too close to home to ignore.
County Agencies Get More Than $360,000 In Online FundraiserAn annual 24-hour online fundraiser to help nonprofit organizations in Washington County has netted record results.
Renowned Maryland Dog Trainer A Pioneer For Positive MethodDown a long lane surrounded by fields, the blue roof of a farmhouse marks a quiet place in Washington County that has made an impact across the globe.
Police: 2 Dead After Wrong-Way Crash On I-70Maryland State Police say two people are dead after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 70 in Washington County.
Man Dies After Tree Falls On Him On Appalachian TrailAuthorities say a man has died after a tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.
Judge Won't Modify Life Sentence In Fatal StabbingA 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.