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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • National Guard commander leads from experience

    National Guard commander leads from experience
    The public service video produced by the Maryland National Guard on sexual assault begins like others. There's footage of troops training in the field. A narrator warns of predators within the ranks. A succession of leaders discusses the impact of...
  • More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland

    More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland
    More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections. The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...
  • Md. lures software firm Salsa Labs with $1 million investment

    Md. lures software firm Salsa Labs with $1 million investment
    A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland. Salsa, which helps nonprofits carry out online fundraising...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right

    Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right
    David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
  • Horse killed in hit-and-run in Frederick Co.

    Horse killed in hit-and-run in Frederick Co.
    A horse was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Frederick County early Tuesday morning, Maryland State Police said. The animal was struck around the intersection of U.S. 15 and Auburn Road, police said. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. No other...
  • Carroll will pay $1 million to exit incinerator deal with Frederick

    Carroll will pay $1 million to exit incinerator deal with Frederick
    Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County. In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
  • Saylor family seeks funding, training for police

    Saylor family seeks funding, training for police
    The mother of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody last year told a Senate panel Tuesday that the federal government needs to spend more to train law enforcement on how to approach the disabled and mentally ill. Patti Saylor,...
  • Police can handle drug-related DUI [Letter]

    Police can handle drug-related DUI [Letter]
    Writing as a retired street cop and a fierce enforcer of DUI laws, I am appalled that my colleagues in Maryland are not already trained to detect, test and arrest for non-alcohol DUI ("Authorities worried about drugged driving after new pot law takes...
  • Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases

    Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases
    As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases. In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
  • NRP issues Potomac River boating, fishing advisory

    The Maryland Natural Resources Police has issued a warning to boaters and anglers to avoid the Upper Potomac River, including its swollen creeks and streams through Monday. The advisory, issued Friday and based on information received from the...