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Hagerstown (Washington, Maryland)

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  • Marylanders flock to buy guns at rate of 1,000 a day

    Marylanders flock to buy guns at rate of 1,000 a day
    Marylanders have been rushing to buy guns at a rate of 1,000 a day over the past two weeks, hastening the pace of an unprecedented surge in gun sales. More than 102,000 gun purchase applications have been submitted so far this year — twice the...
  • Baltimore Police to hire 10 new officers under Justice grant

    Baltimore Police to hire 10 new officers under Justice grant
    The Baltimore Police Department has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 10 new officers. The city already has about 3,000 sworn officers — more per capita than many other large cities in the country &#...
  • Cracker Barrel now open in Linthicum Heights

    Cracker Barrel now open in Linthicum Heights
    You won't have to wait for a road trip for chicken dumplings. A new Cracker Barrel Old Country Store opened Monday in Linthicum Heights. The new Cracker Barrel restaurant is at 1520 West Nursery Road. For information call 410-859-8724 or go to...
  • Volvo to add over 100 jobs in Hagerstown expansion

    Volvo to add over 100 jobs in Hagerstown expansion
    The Volvo Group is expanding its 1,340-worker Hagerstown plant and plans to add more than 100 jobs there, the company announced Friday. Volvo, which makes heavy-duty engines and transmissions at the facility, anticipates a $30 million expansion. The...
  • New York police officer charged with plan to cook, eat women

    New York police officer charged with plan to cook, eat women
    A New York City police officer was charged Thursday with conspiring to kidnap, torture, cook and eat women whose names he listed in his computer. In a criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan federal court, Gilberto Valle III, 28, of Forest Hills,...
  • Grants to help high school students get certified for careers

    Grants to help high school students get certified for careers
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced $5.5 million in grants to local boards of education Wednesday to increase the use of digital technology in education and to help students earn college credits and career certification while in high school. At a news...
  • Court overturns Hopkins malpractice case

    Court overturns Hopkins malpractice case
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals overturned a multimillion-dollar judgment against Johns Hopkins Hospital in a case that accused its doctors of causing severe and irreversible brain damage to a baby born at the hospital. The judges ordered the...
  • Lots to do in Bel Air to celebrate July 4th

    Lots to do in Bel Air to celebrate July 4th
    A fun-filled day of family events is on tap for Bel Air's Fourth of July, the area's largest patriotic celebration. The day will start at 6:45 a.m. with the traditional flag-raising ceremony in front of Bel Air High School, conducted by the Disabled...
  • Lansdowne Station Walmart using solar panels for electricity

    Lansdowne Station Walmart using solar panels for electricity
    The Walmart store at Lansdowne Station is in select company when it comes to producing its own energy. The store on Washington Boulevard near the Baltimore Beltway exit is one of only eight Walmarts and two Sam's Club stores in Maryland now using...
  • Four Harford murderers and one rapist seeking new trials

    Four men convicted of murders that occurred in Harford County and a fifth convicted of first-degree rape, all more than 30 years ago, are seeking to have their cases retried as a result of a ruling last year by the state's highest court that jurors may...
  • Gansler urges preference for Maryland manufacturers

    Gansler urges preference for Maryland manufacturers
    HAGERSTOWN — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler brought his all-but-official campaign for governor to Western Maryland on Friday, pledging to help rebuild the state's manufacturing base by giving Maryland companies preference in securing government...
  • 25,000 to 30,000 estimated for Maryland State BBQ Bash in Bel Air

    25,000 to 30,000 estimated for Maryland State BBQ Bash in Bel Air
    There was plenty of barbecue sauce to go around at the Holly P. Saucery tent Saturday afternoon, but no meat, to the misfortune of one visitor to the 12th Annual Maryland State BBQ Bash in Bel Air. "Where's the beef?" the man asked as he walked by the...