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  1. Washington County Farmer Convicted Of Animal Cruelty ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A western Maryland farmer has been convicted of five counts of animal cruelty after animal control officers seized scores of cattle, goats and sheep from the farm near Boonsboro. Sixty-one-year-old Daniel Rohrer was sentenced to a $500 fine and three years of unsupervised probation Wednesday in Hagerstown.

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  2. Man Charged WIth Rape In Stepdaughter's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A grand jury has added rape to the charges facing a Hagerstown man in the slaying of his 17-year-old stepdaughter. Washington County State's Attorney Charles Strong announced the indictment Wednesday against 35-year-old Ernie Chase.

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  3. Man Charged With Murder In Death Of Boy Who Stole Birthday CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A grand jury has added murder to the charges facing a man accused of fatally beating a 9-year-old boy over a missing piece of birthday cake. Washington County State's Attorney Charles Strong announced indictments Wednesday adding charges against all three people charged in the death of Jack Garcia of Hagerstown.

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  4. Washington County Farmer On Trial For Animal AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    It's verdict time for a western Maryland farmer charged with 20 counts of animal cruelty. The bench trial of 61-year-old Daniel Rohrer comes to an end Wednesday in Hagerstown.

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  5. M&T Bank In Hagerstown RobbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    An M&T Bank branch in Hagerstown was robbed Friday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the bank on 32 North Potomac Street for a robbery in progress.

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  6. Documents Detail Abuse 9 Yr Old Suffered Before Fatal BeatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Police in Hagerstown, Maryland, say a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten for taking a birthday cake had been handcuffed up to three hours a day for a week before the final assault. Charging documents released Tuesday say a doctor who examined Jack Garcia said his injuries were consistent with torture.

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    Monday Jul 13 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    HAGERSTOWN, MD. The president of the Washington County Commissioners is joining the list of Republicans hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. John Delaney in Maryland's 6th Congressional District.

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  8. Vigil Held For 9-Year-Old Boy Fatally BeatenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Sympathetic citizens are holding a candlelight vigil in memory of a 9-year-old Hagerstown boy who police say was fatally beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission. The event Sunday night is dedicated to Jack Garcia.

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    Tuesday Jul 7 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    The Governor's Office on Crime Control and Prevention says 17 police agencies in 12 jurisdictions in Maryland will be receiving grants to purchase body armor for their officers. The total amount, coming from the Body Armor for Local Law Enforcement program , a state funding source, is $49,077.

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    Jun 25, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Senator Barbara Mikulski has introduced legislation in the Senate Appropriations Committee to fully fund 149 federal contract air traffic control towers in the United States. The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill would provide $154.4-million for the air traffic control towers, including five in Maryland.

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  11. Hagerstown Teen Arrested For Possession Of Child PornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A Washington County teenager was arrested for child pornography earlier this week. Last month Maryland State Police served a search and seizure warrant on the Hagerstown home of 19-year-old Cristian Magana.

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  12. Woman Injured After Being Struck By LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Authorities say a woman is recovering from a lightning strike at a western Maryland state park. Washington County Emergency Services says she suffered serious lacerations to her head Thursday afternoon when she was thrown by a nearby lightning strike at Washington Monument State Park near Boonsboro.

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    Jun 11, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Two drug interdiction operations on Saturday in Frederick County netted 12 arrests. The Sheriff's Office says one of the operations took place in Thurmont, where deputies worked with Thurmont Police Officers.

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  14. Plane Headed To Hagerstown Makes Emergency LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Passengers on an Allegiant Air plane that made an emergency landing minutes after taking off from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport will soon be heading to Maryland. Authorities say smoke appeared in the cabin of flight 864 about minutes after takeoff Monday afternoon.

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  15. One Year Boy Killed After He's Struck By A VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A tragic accident occurred in Washington County Tuesday afternoon. State Police say a one-year-old boy was struck by a van in a driveway in the 12531 Cearfoss Pike in Hagerstown.

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    May 17, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Prosecutors, law enforcement officials and addiction treatment specialists will be gathering in Hagerstown on Monday for a summit on the heroin epidemic. It's being organized by the Maryland Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force which is chaired by Lt.

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    May 15, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Investigators say a Maryland man who has been charged with shooting and killing a woman in front of his rural home sent a text message to a friend, confirming he had killed her. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports the Washington County Sheriff's Office says in court records that 28-year-old Shaun Frazier of Sharpsburg sent a text message to a friend Wednesday saying he was going to kill 24-year-old Lena Titus.

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  18. Woman Indicted By Washington Co. Grand Jury For MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Leandra Renne Blunt, 40, is charged with 1st- and 2nd-degree murder, 1st-degree assault, 2nd-degree assault, robbery and theft. Police say Blunt, was located in the unit block of West Bethel Street in Hagerstown on Thursday, and taken into custody without incident.

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  19. Early Sunday Morning Shooting In HagerstownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    At around 1:32 AM, Officers were dispatched to the intersection of South Mulberry Street and East Baltimore Street for a report of a shooting. They found a victim with a possible minor gunshot wound.

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  20. Job Hunt For April 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Frederick County Work Force Service's Latrice Lewis said her agency is committed to assisting job seekers find employment and there are several Hot Jobs that are available right now. To view other job postings, just go to www.frederickworks.com or call 600-2255 for more information.

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