| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Miss Western Maryland Christina Denny was crowned Miss Maryland 2013 on Saturday night at The Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown.
Miss Queen State Sabrina Frost was named Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen.
As the new Miss Maryland, Denny, of Owings...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The heat index could top 100 degrees for the first time in 2013 this week after a relatively mild start to summer.
Through Sunday, there had been just a single day above 90 degrees in Baltimore this month, on June 1. That tally is likely to grow by four...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and gun-control advocates launched an offensive Thursday to protect his proposed ban on assault-type weapons from a House committee's efforts to scale it back.
"Military-style assault weapons belong on the battlefield, NOT on the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A proposal backed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley that would raise the state gas tax in July by 3.8 cents per gallon remains unpopular with many Washington County legislators.
Under the proposal, the gas tax would increase to 27.3 cents per...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Some Annapolis lawmakers have gotten in the Easter spirit a little early. A bill that would curtail millions in renewable-energy subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills comes to the Senate floor Monday, after being killed last week and then revived...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
State police are investigating the possible killing of an inmate Tuesday night at a prison in Hagerstown, the fifth such incident at a state prison in six months.
State police said the victim was a 22-year-old inmate at the Maryland Correctional...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:34 PM
A vacant Somerset Township building will soon be home to a new bank.
Stacey Bingaman, president and CEO of First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union, said the credit union will open a new location in the former Verizon Wireless store in front of...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A Hagerstown man will be sentenced this summer following his guilty plea in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday to charges of assaulting and exposing himself to a 5-year-old girl.
Devon Naeem Davis, 22, of 317 S. Potomac St., pleaded guilty to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Willie Ray Wolfe, 54, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 29, 2013, at his home.
Born Oct. 29, 1958, in Allegany County, Md., he was the son of the late James Thomas and Lucy Belle Lewis Wolfe.
He is survived by his fiancée, Linda Maphis; one son;...