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Boonsboro nursing home sold for $15M

BOONSBORO - The former Reeders Memorial Home has new owners, a new name and a new rating for quality. The nursing home at 141 S. Main St. in Boonsboro has been renamed Sterling Care at South Mountain. It now is owned and operated by Sterling Senior Care. Nathan Jakobovits of Baltimore and Jeff Kagan

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-17 20:30:00

Arrest Made After Burned Body Discovered In Baltimore Home

BALTIMORE (WJZ)- Authorities have arrested a man after police discovered a burned body in a Baltimore home last month. City police say Anthony Ray Alston, 39, has been arrested for the murder of Shamar Poole, 38, whose burned body was found in a home in the 1200 block of East Belvedere Ave. on Feb.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-16 12:08:16

First court appearance for the police sergeant accused of stealing pain pills

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A former Hagerstown police sergeant made his first appearance in court after allegedly stealing pain medication from a paralyzed woman while in uniform. Further investigation by police brought additional information where Christopher Barnett, of Pennsylvania, now faces a 10-count

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-03-16 23:27:42

Hagerstown police sergeant faces new drug charges

A Hagerstown police sergeant suspended without pay after he was charged with stealing painkillers from a disabled woman in January now faces new allegations in a Washington County grand jury indictment, including taking morphine tablets from the department. Christopher Michael Barnett, 45, of Three

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-16 23:27:00

Woman accused of 'terroristic' threats in Hagerstown & Montgomery Co.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WBFF) - A woman has been arrested for allegedly making "terroristic threats" against a western Maryland health facility where her son is a patient, as well as threats against her son's Montgomery County school. Kimberly Elouis Tapp, 31, of Silver Spring, was arrested Friday morning,

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2018-03-16 21:02:35

Traffic-stop comment leads to firearms conviction for Md. man

A comment by a friend arrested on a warrant during a 2016 traffic stop led to a Westernport, Md., man's sentence of five years in prison on charges of illegal possession of firearms and theft. Justin Wayne Smith, 35, pleaded guilty in December to five counts of possessing firearms while prohibited d

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-16 22:49:00

Unidentified suspects rob a pharmacy

FREDERICK, Md. - A CVS Pharmacy in Frederick was the target of a robbery that police suspect is part of a larger string of similar crimes. Frederick police released surveillance photos of three males suspects. Officers say the suspects jumped the 24-hour pharmacy counter and grabbed various prescrip


Three people sought after Frederick pharmacy robbery

Frederick police are investigating a robbery early Wednesday at the CVS Pharmacy on South Jefferson Street. Officers were called to the pharmacy at about 1:45 a.m. after three robbers entered the store and jumped over the pharmacy counter, stealing various prescription medications, according to a ne


Suspect arrested for McDonald's robbery

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Police say they have arrested a man who allegedly robbed the McDonald's on Garland Groh Boulevard at gunpoint. Kevin Dujuan Warren, 20, of Hagerstown, allegedly committed an armed robbery around 12:30 a.m. on March 15, according to Hagerstown Police. Warren was identified as an emp


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man gets 40 years in prison for robbery and home invasion

ROCKVILLE, Md (WMAR) - A judge has sentenced a man to 40 years behind bars for home invasion and armed robbery. Kevin Darnell Carroll, 46 of Baltimore was convicted of breaking and entering a Germantown Home, tying up and robbing two occupants at gunpoint. The incident stemmed from the victim's fath


UPDATE: One dead after I-70 crash near I-81 interchange

One person has died following a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 70 near Hagerstown, according to Maryland State Police. The crash, reported about 1:15 p.m. near the 25-mile marker, happened when a Dodge Caravan traveling east drove into the median, jumped a guardrail and colli


Loose horse found wandering on public roadway

FREDERICK, Md (WMAR) - A loose horse is looking for her owner after being found walking along a public roadway. Frederick Police say on Thursday, around 1:30 a.m. they responded to Rt. 40 and Old Camp Road for report of a road hazard. Upon their arrival officers located a brown horse. Police say the


Students around Frederick County stage walkouts

Students across Frederick County staged walkouts at their schools Wednesday to protest against gun violence. The demonstrations were part of a nationwide effort in the wake of the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students from at least five Frederi


Frederick police investigating attempted robbery

FREDERICK, Md. - Detectives with the Frederick Police Department are investigating an attempted robbery that happened Tuesday afternoon. Police describe the suspect as a black male, between 5'7" - 5'10", and dressed in all black clothing. Officers responded to the 1,000 block of West Patrick Street