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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Traffic: Harford incidents cleared

    Traffic: Harford incidents cleared
    As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended. A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
  • 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...
  • Columbia law firm agrees to $300,000 payment in class action suit

    A Columbia-based law firm accused of illegally collecting debts from Maryland residents has agreed to a class action settlement in U.S. District Civil Court resulting in the total distribution of $300,000 to approximately 4,000 state residents. The...
  • Friday Traffic: No significant incidents in Baltimore area

    Friday Traffic: No significant incidents in Baltimore area
    Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed. The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
  • Draw your own conclusions on benefits of gerrymandering [Column]

    If Gen. Benedict Arnold, Capt. Charles Boycott, Sen. Joseph McCarthy and Gov. Elbridge Gerry had a voice in the matter, their names, or variations thereof would not be part of our political vocabulary. The last instance is more pertinent to Carroll's...
  • 'Rain tax' repeal good politics, weak policy [Editorial]

    'Rain tax' repeal good politics, weak policy [Editorial]
    Though there's plenty of reason to be critical about the stormwater fee, now widely known as the "rain tax," which Harford and other metro Maryland counties were obliged to levy as a result of action by the General Assembly, Harford County Executive David...
  • GOP struggles to overcome adversity

    GOP struggles to overcome adversity
    The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
  • 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...
  • Big yellow warning lights

    Big yellow warning lights
    Imagine for a moment that you are in a hurry. It's 7:30 in the morning, and you're stuck in your car late for work on a two-lane suburban road behind a big yellow school bus that's stopping frequently to pick up kids. Might you be tempted to pass it...