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  1. Vigil honors boy, 9, allegedly killed for eating cakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Sympathetic citizens held a candlelight vigil on Sunday 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 was dedicated to Jack Garcia.

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  2. Boy dies after allegedly being beaten for eating cakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this photo made available June 30, 2015 by the Hagerstown Police Department, in Hagerstown, Md., shows Robert Leroy Wilson. Police say Wilson handcuffed and beat his girlfriend's 9-year-old son for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.

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  3. Prosecutors weigh findings in Md. death in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Washington County prosecutors are weighing a report on the death of a man after he was shocked by a police stun gun in Hagerstown. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says it recently gave its findings to the state's attorney's office.

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  4. Washington Co. officials planning emergency drill at mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Authorities in Washington County are warning residents they'll be conducting an emergency exercise at the Valley Mall in Hagerstown this weekend and say residents should not worry if they see numerous emergency vehicles. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the drill will take place Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. The sheriff's office says the purpose of the exercise is to evaluate the response of police, fire and medical personnel during an emergency event.

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  5. Washington County got $63,000 for inmate anti-addiction drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Washington County Detention Center has been awarded a $62,700 state grant to help inmates overcome their addictions to heroin and other opiates. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports in a Tuesday news release from the Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention, the money is part of a larger $500,000 grant awarded to seven other detention centers and health departments across Maryland.

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  6. 20-vehicle pileup injures about 15 on Interstate 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Damaged vehicles were strewn along a stretch of southbound Interstate 81 Monday afternoon following a multivehicle accident that involved about 20 cars and trucks. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports there were three separate crashes with several tractor-trailers sitting among the wrecked vehicles Monday.

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  7. Police: Man arrested after choking woman with dog leashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Authorities say a Hagerstown-area man has been charged with first- and second-degree assault after a Maryland State Police trooper saw him striking a woman and choking her with a dog leash. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports 28-year-old Mark Aaron Tetter was arrested Tuesday.

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  8. Six Things to Know This Week - May 25Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The American Legion Gold Star Post 191 Auxiliary Unit and SAL Squadron will hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. today at Pine Grove Chapel on Main Street in Mount Airy. A wreath laying ceremony begins at 10 a.m. today at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 515 S. Market St., Frederick, presented by the Carrollton Manor DAR, Sgt.

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  9. Hagerstown man accused of killing teenage stepdaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports 35-year-old Ernie Benjamin Chase was arrested after the body of 17-year-old Melissa Skye Collins was found in a house. Officers were flagged down by a concerned citizen Wednesday afternoon requesting a welfare check of a possible missing juvenile.

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  10. Defense-minded Middletown continues surge by dominating HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    As a lacrosse goalkeeper, there's really no way to sugarcoat the feeling of getting struck with a hard, dense, rubber ball that's traveling at a high rate of speed. Early stepped in front of his first shot as a fourth grader and claimed to have liked the experience.

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  11. Another uniform win for HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Smashing line drives and making fine defensive plays in the outfield are just a few of the duties Jordan Crites has performed to help Urbana excel this season. On Monday, Crites was asked to do something unexpected and it provided starting pitcher Brady Farrell with the support he needed in the Hawks matchup against North Hagerstown in a Class 3A West Region, Section I semifinal.

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  12. After decades, cathedrala s organ may finally find its voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY MAY 9 AND THEREAFTER - Seen in an April 24, 2015 photo, the four-manual French Romantic organ built by the firm of Lively-Fulcher is about $144,000 away from being completed and is expected to be done sometime next year at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, DC. The organ currently has 4,300 pipes and once it has been completed it should have 6,700 pipes.

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  13. Police pledge thorough probe of death after stun gun shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police in Maryland promised a thorough investigation Friday into the death of a man in custody after police shocked him with a stun gun outside a home he had allegedly broken into. Darrell Lawrence Brown, 31, died early Friday morning after at least one officer shocked him.

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  14. 3 dead in apparent murder-suicide in western MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police say an 87-year-old man apparently killed his wife and son before fatally shooting himself in their rural, western Maryland home. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says deputies found the bodies of Johnie Richard Green and his 56-year-old son Mark in their Knoxville home about 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  15. Hypothermic kayaker rescued from Potomac RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The 54-year-old man had been submerged waist-deep in the water but was hoisted to safety by a police helicopter crew after he was able to climb into a rescue basket. He was then flown to eritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland for treatment.

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  16. Hagerstown man arrested after road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Maryland man faces multiple criminal charges after ramming the back of another car causing a crash and then a fight on Interstate 70 east of Hagerstown Friday afternoon. Maryland State Police say that Leslie Fabian Rojas-Cartagena, 24 of Hagerstown, chased another motorist for roughly 10 miles beginning near Halfway Boulevard along Interstate 81 and then onto eastbound I-70.

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  17. Agency reinforces policy of releasing inmates close to homeRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Maryland's prison agency is reinforcing a policy of generally releasing inmates in the counties in which they were convicted. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reported in its Friday edition that the agency issued a memorandum on the subject after Hagerstown officials complained that some former prisoners from outside Washington County had been released locally from nearby state prisons.

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  18. Pedestrian struck, killed on highway in HagerstownRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Sheriff's deputies were called to the 1500 block of Dual Highway on Monday evening. Officials say a Pontiac SUV was heading east on the highway and collided with a pedestrian who was in the roadway.

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