| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Neighbors of Fort Detrick were not diagnosed with cancer in greater numbers than the broader population of Frederick County during the period for which data are available, state health officials told the community Monday.
But local activists said the...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:47 PM
A panel of independent scientists has found flaws in the Army's planning to shield workers and the public from harm from a proposed biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick.
The seven-member committee assembled by the National Academy of...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Nobody does investigative journalism on TV like Public Television's "Frontline" -- nobody, and that includes "60 Minutes."
And Tuesday night at 9, the venerable series revisits Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, and the case of anthrax researcher...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
George Smith knew for a long time that Lee Jones had the three ingredients that make great flight instructors — personality, skills and a love of flying.
Smith, owner of Aero-Smith, a company that keeps corporate and private planes flying at...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
An experimental Ebola treatment -- produced in the leaves of specially engineered tobacco plants -- saved the lives of three monkeys who were already showing symptoms of the illness, according to a report published Wednesday in the journal Science...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A former Fort Detrick civilian police officer and Hagerstown resident who pleaded guilty last year to possession of child pornography was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to four years in prison.
James Andrew Wagner, 43, of Jasmine Court entered...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:56 AM
A rescue operation for a 19-year-old man trapped in a silo Tuesday off Lehmans Mill Road north of Hagerstown ended after nearly three hours, when the victim was placed in a basket and hoisted through the top of the structure.
Longmeadow Volunteer Fire...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The Top Five things to do
Friday through Sunday, the Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players bring Sophocles’ play, “Electra,” to the stage in Shepherdstown, W.Va. 8 p.m., Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Hagerstown Suns lost one of their biggest fans earlier this month when Gary DeWeerd passed away.
“I’m telling you, everything was planned around the Suns’ schedule,” said youngest daughter Christina Curry of Hagerstown.
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Caroline Strite of Williamsport has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Scholarship for Military Children program.
The scholarship was awarded at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md.
She is the daughter of Charles Strite.
Caroline plans to attend...
| Jun 19, 2013
The Williamsport Community Band has been invited to perform Sunday, June 30, along with the Detroit Metropolitan Choir, for the Commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
The concert will be held at the Basilica at The Seton...