Six years ago, local law enforcement agencies came together to start an initiative aimed at catching wanted offenders. They called it “Frederick’s Most Wanted” and as of Wednesday, 402 of the 530 featured individuals have been arrested.
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The Hagerstown Police Department said the missing person investigation for Melissa Collins, 17, is now a homicide investigation.
It was around 2 a.m. on April 16th when Jefferson County dispatcher, Mark Pangle got a call that he didn't see coming. The Leplatt family called 911 after Melissa was going into labor at her own house.
"You can get lost in the grief. It gives us a place to kind of leave that space and go to do something where we have a positive impact and purposing his life forward," said Mara Bauserman, Gabe's mother.
The MVA said the curriculum won't be affected and students will continue to learn the skills of parallel parking in the classroom, they just won't need to prove it on the road.
Gov. Larry Hogan recently announced he will not be releasing $68 million from the Geographic Cost of Education Index, leaving the Frederick County School system scrambling to close a $1.5 million dollar deficit.
Greencastle Golf Club is one of many businesses in Antrim Township that is closer to obtaining a liquor license after unofficial results show a majority of residents voted yes in Tuesday’s election for a “wet” township.
A Winchester based company that specializes in mobile app technology launched “My School’s PTO mobile app,” for schools and parent-teacher organizations. The app is both a fundraising tool and alert system.
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The school is receiving $100,000 in federal funding to develop a new geochemistry laboratory on campus, as well as another $100,000 from state sources of funding.
Part of the results of this years Maryland legislative session is an increase in general funds for the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
The Chambersburg Police Department arrested a man for allegedly raping his girlfriend's nine-year-old daughter on Wednesday.
A local veterinary clinic is providing free eye exams for some animals who are more than just pets.
May is Mental Health Month and one local health care facility is stressing the importance of addressing mental health problems in their early stages.
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A deputy with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office in Virginia is back on active duty after the Commonwealth decided not to press charges for his involvement in a fatal shooting last month.
A one-year-old male child died on Tuesday afternoon, after being struck by vehicle on the 13000-block of Cearfoss Pike.
"This is beyond a prank, this is not a prank in my mind. A prank is a joke, this is just a criminal act of vandalism."
Eighteen members of the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services were honored by the State for their outstanding service.
Operation Personal Freedom, Harley Davidson’s new free learn to ride program, gives back to our nation's servicemen and women.
Eight-year-old Reese Burdette remains hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, after a fire at her grandparents' home on Memorial Day of last year.
The world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking products is located in Winchester, Virginia. Trex Co. Inc. has announced new executive leadership changes, set to take place later this summer.
The Hagerstown Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect that is wanted for committing burglaries of bars and taverns in the downtown area.
Three members on the Frederick County, Md. Ethics Commission resigned after receiving backlash on a recent ruling deeming it ethical for county-elected officials to bid on county capital improvement projects.
The Jefferson County Board of Education appointed Dr. Bondy Shay Gibson as superintendent of the Jefferson County School system on Tuesday night during a special board meeting.
The woman accused of stabbing her grandmother to death on Dec. 22, 2014 entered a plea of not guilty by not being criminally responsible in court on Monday.
Frederick Police were dispatched to Baker Park for a report of a man exposing himself on Tuesday morning.
Several Frederick County, Md. residents have reported being the victims of phone scams that demanded cash to pay for false crashes and hostage situations.
The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for Charles William “Bill” Haines, 87, of Deer Park.
Dispatchers n Frederick say they got a call for a fire at an apartment building on the 300 block of Selwyn Drive just after 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Berkeley County dispatchers say there was a fire at Twin Lakes Circle in Martinsburg Monday night, at about 11:50 p.m.
"Unless we treat the root of that issue by getting at the addiction problem, we're never going to reduce the crime and we're all going to continue to be victims," said Sheriff Doug Mullendore, Washington County Sheriff's Office.
The Municipal Primary Election is Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
A historical tour guide from New Jersey and a Desert Storm war veteran have paired up to spark some life in the Winchester National Cemetery.
The Municipal Primary Election is Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
A local seven-year-old boy's battle with multiple diseases and a rare form of cancer has highlighted his courage and determination in the midst of adversity.
Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley's annual golf tournament is now in its 18th year. Golfers seek to raise awareness of the disease, as well as funds for no-cost programs.
A young pedestrian was taken to Meritus Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on the corner of Potomac Avenue and W. Franklin Street on Monday afternoon.
Two Westminster men were arrested for their alleged participation in an assault and robbery that occurred at the Exxon Station on 1561 Opossumtown Pike in August.
Check out these two adorable, adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
Following small business week, Washington County Commissioners are recognizing small businesses and the vital role they play in the community.
One woman was taken into custody by the Frederick County Sheriff's Office for possession of heroin, early Monday morning.
The Winchester Police Department is searching for two additional suspects in a large-scale shoplifting case, after one man was arrested Friday morning.
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Officers with the Frederick Police Department arrested a man for animal cruelty after they say he killed three baby bunnies.
Officers with the Frederick Police Department arrested a man for first degree assault.
Hundreds gathered in Winchester Saturday night for some “good, clean family fun,” and to show their support for drug free communities.
Hundreds gathered from across the U.S. for one of the biggest bicycle races in the mid-Atlantic region at Greenbrier State Park on Sunday for the Greenbrier Challenge, where racers can quality to work their way up to compete at the highest level possible.
The grand opening for the newly installed Memorial Park in Hagerstown was held Saturday morning.