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Man Killed In Frederick County Officer-Involved Shooting

THURMONT, Md. (WJZ) — Police in Frederick County reported a fatal officer-involved shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning. Police responded to a call at that time from a man saying he was on Sandy Spring Lane in Thurmont and could see another man with a gun breaking into a residence throu


3-year-old dies after being struck by vehicle in Rockville, officials say

ROCKVILLE, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A three-year-old boy is dead after police say he was struck by a vehicle in Rockville on Tuesday. The collision happened in the Sandy Spring Bank parking lot at 611 Rockville Pike near Veirs Mill Road.


Explosives connected to 2001 stalking case detonated in Frederick County

FREDERICK, Md. — Deputy state fire marshals said they have safely detonated explosives in Frederick County that they have connected to a 2001 stalking case. Officials said around 2:10 p.m. Sunday they responded to call about explosives discovered by a passerby in a wooded area of Linganore in Freder


2-year-old hit, killed in Md. bank parking lot

A car fatally struck a 2-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon in a Rockville, Maryland, parking lot. Montgomery County police are still investigating what led to the accident outside the Sandy Spring Bank location near the intersection of Dodge Street and Rockville Pike.


Maryland MS-13 Leader Sentenced 30 Years For Violent Racketeering Conspiracy, Planning A Murder

GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ) — Kevin Henriquez-Chavez, known as “Loco” and “Crazy”, 24, of Washington Grove, Md., to 30 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to participate in a racketeering enterprise known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13; and conspiring to


Maryland Man Wins Jackpot at Hollywood Casino

PERRYVILLE (WJZ) — A lucky man from Maryland won the jackpot last night at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville. Andrew, from Port Deposit scooped $17,167.32. Follow @WJZ on Twitter and like WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore on Facebook.


Anatomy of a family tragedy: Fiancé mystified by apparent “suicide by cop” in Thurmont

THURMONT, Md. — Laura Brashears wept as she questioned why a Frederick County deputy who thought he was protecting her family, shot and killed 26-year-old Abraham Arellano outside the couple’s home in Thurmont, Md. early Monday.


Maryland Gov. Hogan signs bill into law that would provide interest-free loans to feds working without pay

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill into law on Tuesday that creates a fund to give loans to federal employees who are forced to work without pay during government shutdowns.


Frederick man indicted on intent to distribute charges after drugs allegedly found in Mount Airy

A Frederick man was indicted on charges of intent to distribute cocaine, MDMA and marijuana after the substances were allegedly found in a storage locker in Mount Airy. A Carroll County grand jury indicted Ryan G. Young, 25, on three counts of possession and three counts of possession with intent to


Thurmont Man Fatally Shot By Sheriff’s Deputy

Authorities say individual refused to drop his gun when ordered by officers. Thurmont, Md (KM) The investigation continues into an officer-involved shooting in Thurmont early Monday morning.


Nurse Fears Deportation After Decades Living in Maryland

A Liberian woman living in Maryland for almost 30 years could be forced to return a country where her family was killed if an immigration deadline passes Sunday. About 4,000 Liberians are in the U.S. under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), and for almost 30 years U.S. presidents have extended their


U.S. Attorney: 33 indicted in heroin, cocaine and fentanyl distribution operation in Berkeley and Jefferson counties

MARTINSBURG — A federal grand jury has indicted 33 individuals for their alleged involvement in distributing heroin, cocaine and fentanyl throughout Berkeley and Jefferson counties, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell said in a press release.


Crossover Boulevard Project to start county construction

WINCHESTER, Va. - Construction on a road project aimed to ease traffic congestion in Frederick County will soon begin. Perry engineering has been awarded a $17.6 million contract to build a four-lane bridge over interstate 81 and extend the new crossover boulevard to Front Royal Pike.


Charges against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett dropped, attorneys say

CHICAGO — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about attack have been dropped. Stay with WUSA9.com for more on this developing story.


3 students seriously hurt in crash near Md. high school

Three teens were seriously injured after a student-involved crash near DuVal High School on Tuesday in Lanham, Maryland. The collision occurred close to the school on Good Luck Road just after 11:50 a.m., Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.


Frederick manslaughter case nets 10-year sentence for New York man

The New York man who went on trial last year for killing two Frederick residents has been sentenced to prison for the death of one those people, but not the other. A Frederick County Circuit Court judge sentenced Delajhi Joyner to 10 years in prison Tuesday. A jury convicted Joyner in December of ma


Voltaggio Brothers Open Modern Chesapeake Seafood Restaurant in CityCenterDC

Chef Bryan Voltaggio and his California-based brother Michael Voltaggio have teamed up for their third restaurant together. Following Voltaggio Brothers Steakhouse at MGM National Harbor and fish sandwich shop STRFSH in Los Angeles, their latest spot offers a modern seafood menu in CityCenterDC’s ne


Urbana student raises money for international education

For Carolyn Pascal, what began as a project standing outside grocery stores in Urbana has grown to become a nonprofit helping girls on the other side of the world. Pascal, 16, founded Educate Girls to Eradicate Hunger, a nonprofit that funds secondary education for girls around the world.


Two Washington County roads to be closed Thursday

Two Washington County roads — one near Smithsburg, one in Halfway — will be closed for repair work on Thursday. A portion of Sandstone Drive, northeast of Smithsburg, will be closed so workers can replace a pipe, according to the Washington County Highway Department.


Main Street Mile returning to Westminster — but good luck beating its all-time records

The starting gun will fire once again on April 10, when the Main Street Mile will take the same path through downtown Westminster for the 38th year running. “We start at the top of Main Street right by Colonial Ave., then it’s all downhill,” said Sandy Matthias, race director and vice president of t