Beginning Wednesday, Carroll residents who are domestic violence victims or offenders can call a local 24-hour hotline to be connected to resources and support. For the past 24 years, residents have had access to a Baltimore County hotline which also served Carroll.
A judge ordered that a woman who refuses to identify herself must give her name and other information to the court before she can post bail and be released from jail. Jane Doe will be held on $500,000 bail and must give her name and address.
No humans or fish were injured Monday morning when an electrical outlet which had a fish tank plugged into it overloaded and filled a room with smoke. Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company personnel and surrounding departments responded to the incident.
The best way to avoid being the victim of a scam is to recognize the situation for what it is quickly. Local officials remind residents to be wary of calls demanding immediate action or severe penalties will follow.
Two county prosecutors were elected to positions on the Maryland State's Attorney's Association Board of Directors at the group's annual meeting last week. State's Attorney Brian DeLeonardo was already a member of the Board of Directors as an elected state's attorney, but was selected by the board to serve as secretary as well.
Katie, the new tracking bloodhound for the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, completed her training and was sworn in Thursday. She will search for critical missing people, criminals who fled on foot, prison escapees and other investigations.
Among telecommunications circles, "the Westminster model" is being used to describe the city's innovative public-private partnership for a citywide fiber network. The Westminster Fiber Network launched Friday and will be ready to install in a couple of weeks.
A Westminster man who alleged that someone stole clothing and shoes from him early Monday morning was arrested Tuesday night after police say he shoplifted clothing and shoes from stores and took change from at least one car in the parking lot.
A Pennsylvania man is charged with the armed robbery of the Taneytown Family Dollar earlier this month during which he allegedly made off with a bag of Skittles after threatening employees with a knife.
Family and friends of a New Windsor man accused of shooting his wife in the neck in November told a judge Monday that had they recognized Keith Sluder's erratic behavior as warning signs of a mental illness, they would have acted to get him help.
A Westminster man will serve one year and one day in prison after entering a plea for possession of more than four pounds of marijuana, two of which were mailed to his home, with the intent to distribute.
A Sykesville man is charged with two counts of prostitution after police in Anne Arundel County say he arranged to meet with an undercover police officer and solicited sexual activity in exchange for payment.
A Sykesville man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly lead police on a chase then had cocaine in his pocket when apprehended. Stephen Witte is charged with possession of a narcotic and fleeing and eluding police.
A Hampstead man received a suspended sentence Monday after being found guilty of possession of more than half a pound of marijuana last year. John Kefauver pleaded not guilty, agreed statement of facts to possession with intent to distribute.
Family, friends of Bob Fogle reflect on his legacy as the fallen fireman is honored at various ceremonies around the state. Fogle, a volunteer at the Pleasant Valley community fire company, died May 30, 2014 in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack during a training exercise.
The Mount Airy man awaiting trial for calling in multiple threats to South Carroll High School last spring has been charged with telephone misuse again for calling 911 to report false burglaries in his neighborhood. Timothy Baker is being held on $50,000 bond.
A Westminster man is being held on $50,000 bond after his neighbor applied for charges and accused him of biting his ear off during an altercation last month. Glenn Bradford is charged with first-degree assault.
A Taneytown man will face a mandatory minimum sentence without parole at sentencing after a jury convicted him of three counts of possession of drugs with the intent to distribute Wednesday. Trevor Groomes will be sentenced Aug. 19.