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Allegany County

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  • Hunters discover decomposing body in remote woods of Allegany

    About 10 a.m. Saturday, hunters in a remote wooded area of Allegany County in Western Maryland came across a gruesome and bizarre scene. A man's body, dressed in underwear, jeans and brown boots, was decomposing on the ground, with what appeared to be...
  • Freeze warning issued for Frostburg

    Freeze warning issued for Frostburg
    Frostburg and the mountains of western Allegany County are under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. It is one of Maryland's first freezes of the season, as the coming winter cold marches east and into...
  • More hunters, higher bear quota this hunting season

    More hunters, higher bear quota this hunting season
    Maryland's annual bear hunt will begin Oct. 22 with more hunters and the highest quota of bears allowed killed since the hunt was reinstituted after a 50-year hiatus in 2004. According to Harry Spiker, the bear biologist who runs the hunt for the...
  • Autopsy finds Columbia murderer was strangled to death in prison

    The death of a convicted murderer from Columbia who was found bloodied in his prison cell last month was ruled a homicide by strangulation in an autopsy report, Maryland State Police said Wednesday. Charles David Richardson IV, 28, who was sentenced to...
  • Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast

    Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast
    UPDATES: • Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
  • W. Md. gets more than 2 feet of snow in storm

    W. Md. gets more than 2 feet of snow in storm
    More than 2 feet of snow fell in parts of Garrett and Allegany counties as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy collided with a cold front backed by polar air, closing east- and westbound sections of Interstate 68 in Western Maryland until late Tuesday...
  • Garrett Co. still trying to dig out from Sandy snowstorm

    Garrett Co. still trying to dig out from Sandy snowstorm
    Much of Maryland's westernmost county remained largely inaccessible on Wednesday afternoon, a result of superstorm Sandy's meeting a cold front and dumping more than 2 feet of heavy, wet snow on the region. About 80 percent of Garrett County residents...
  • As nor'easter brews, Marylanders still struggle to dig out from Sandy

    As nor'easter brews, Marylanders still struggle to dig out from Sandy
    A nor'easter appears poised to rumble over Maryland next week, as residents on the state's eastern and western edges are still shoveling out snow and sand from this week's massive storm. The nor'easter could swoop across the state as early as Wednesday,...
  • Supporters mount campaign to preserve assault weapons ban

    Supporters mount campaign to preserve assault weapons ban
    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...
  • 'Black liquor' bill resurrected

    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...
  • Police investigating possible killing at state prison

    Police investigating possible killing at state prison
    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...