| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:50 AM
The Frederick County sheriff's office identified three family members who were shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday night in New Market but said they would wait until speaking with relatives before releasing more information.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:46 PM
"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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday.
Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:18 AM
So I spoke to a lumberjack the other day.
How cool is that? And yet somehow, someone thinks I have the worst job in America.
That someone is CareerCast, an Internet site that ranks jobs every year from best to worst, 1 to 200. Newspaper reporter...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Leaders in the Maryland Republican Party are promoting the recent win in the Annapolis mayoral race as evidence the GOP can secure victories in Democratic strongholds.
Upbeat party members gathered Saturday in the state capital for their fall...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a...