The Washington County Sheriff’s office says officers shot and critically wounded a man at a park-and-ride lot near Smithsburg after he pointed a gun at them.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is cutting a $3.3 million county health department program that provides nurses in schools.
Washington County is digging deeper to help sponsor an annual outdoor concert at the nearby Antietam National Battlefield.
Washington County public school students will be paying 5 cents more for meals in the next school year.
Washington County is offering an unidentified company $100,000 to establish a local operation.
The Washington County sheriff says a Hancock woman found hanging at the county detention center has been declared dead.
In an April 11 story about an inmate who hanged herself in jail in Hagerstown, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Washington County sheriff, reported erroneously that Kristy Jenkins was dead after hanging herself in a jail bathroom.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a female inmate is dead after apparently hanging herself in a jail bathroom.
Tina M. Stephens knows firsthand that scholarship pageants are more than just glitz and glamour.
The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater in downtown Hagerstown is expected to close in April after more than two dozen seasons.
A dramatic rescue inside a Western Maryland cave. A Johns Hopkins student is saved by classmates after getting stuck while hiking.
The Maryland Department of the Environment says water seeping from the ground in the area of Washington County’s Old City/County Landfill was found to have an arsenic level nearly twice as high as the federal standard for drinking water.