Washington County to Take Ownership of Ft RitchieWashington County officials are expecting to formally assume ownership of the old Fort Ritchie property this week as part of a two-decade effort to redevelop the former Army base.
Woman Injured In Wood Chipper AccidentA Washington County woman was rushed to a hospital in Baltimore after her hand became caught in a wood chipper.
Deputies Search for 2 Suspects After Elderly Woman's DeathPolice are searching for two suspects in connection with the death of an 81-year-old Hancock woman.
Jail Inmate's Death In Solo Cell Under InvestigationThe Washington County Sheriff's Office says it's investigating the death of a jail inmate found dead in his cell with a sheet tied around his neck.
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.