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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Court ruling forbids arrests based on illegal immigration suspicions

    Court ruling forbids arrests based on illegal immigration suspicions
    A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a case involving a Salvadoran woman arrested in Frederick that state and local authorities cannot arrest or detain someone on the suspicion that they are in the country illegally. The case involves the 2008...
  • Frederick County officials still see role in enforcing immigration laws

    Frederick County officials still see role in enforcing immigration laws
    Even as immigrant advocates applauded a federal court ruling that limits local efforts to target people in the country illegally, some Frederick County officials insisted that they should continue to play a role in deporting them. The 4th U.S. Circuit...
  • Frederick's mistaken obsession with immigration enforcement

    Frederick's mistaken obsession with immigration enforcement
    A federal appellate court last week found fault with two Frederick County sheriff's deputies who arrested a Salvadoran woman on the basis of a civil immigration warrant, but county officials appear unbowed in their determination to act as adjunct border...
  • Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica

    Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica
    On most days, Tony Wheeler of Arnold is a guide for a company that offers historic tours in Maryland. But on Sunday, Wheeler became part of history himself. Wheeler, wearing a top hat and early 19th-century attire, joined hundreds of volunteers at the...
  • If Frederick County doesn't enforce immigration laws, who will?

    If Frederick County doesn't enforce immigration laws, who will?
    The Sun is critical of Frederick County's enforcement of immigration laws ("Frederick's mistaken obsession with immigration enforcement," Aug. 9), but where is the criticism of our elected officials for the non-enforcement of our laws, including...
  • Blue Maryland gets more liberal [Editorial]

    Blue Maryland gets more liberal  [Editorial]
    Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one. The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...
  • First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow

    First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow
    Temperatures could dip below zero for the first time since 1996 early Saturday as the fresh blanket of snow and calming winds chill the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for a low of 1 degree below...
  • Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation

    Back Story: All-but-forgotten Marylander was first president under Articles of Confederation
    "Many consider John Hanson, who was John Hanson Briscoe's relative and for whom he was named, as being the first president of the United States, and not George Washington," said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, who was discussing the recent death of Briscoe, his...
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
  • After Ethan Saylor death, panel calls for better training on disabilities

    After Ethan Saylor death, panel calls for better training on disabilities
    Maryland law enforcement workers need more guidance in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a commission formed after a man with Down syndrome died in a struggle with Frederick County sheriff's deputies....
  • Maryland to stick with own health care site

    Maryland to stick with own health care site
    As legislators grilled Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday over the dismal debut of Maryland's health insurance exchange, the O'Malley administration stood by the website and said it will not switch to the federal version. Rejecting calls to shut...