The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says it has obtained a warrant charging a Myersville man who was critically wounded by police after he pointed a loaded handgun at them.
A Maryland State Police trooper was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a truck in Washington County.
Washington County is extending spousal benefits to county employees married to same-sex spouses.
Some Washington County residents are frustrated by the county’s decision to cut $3.3 million from a local health department program that provides nurses in schools.
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.