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MISSING: 12-year-old girl from Bowie, Maryland

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. -- Police need your help locating a 12-year-old girl from Bowie, Maryland.


Police identify man shot, killed at funeral in Lansdowne

Maurice Brown, 32, was shot and killed at Mt Zion Cemetery as funeral services began for 25-year-old Marcus Brown, who was shot and killed in Baltimore City on August 25.


Girl taken to the hospital after being struck by truck in Adams County

BENDERSVILLE, Pa.– A 6 year-old girl was taken to Hershey Medical Center after being struck by a pickup truck in Adams County.It happened around 5:50 p.m. on Thursday in front of 143 N Main St in Bendersville. State Police say the girl stepped from behind a parked minvan when a Ford F350 Super Duty


MISSING: 14-year-old Khadeesha Assata Davis

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. - Baltimore County Police need your help with finding a missing 14-year-old girl.Officers say Khadeesha Assata Davis was last seen at her home on Carriage Hill Circle in Randallstown.Davis, who is five feet five inches tall is believed to be in the Baltimore City area.If you or any


Maryland man accused in ‘horrific’ child rape cases convicted of video-recording the assaults

Kyle Thompson, 33, a former commercial HVAC technician, faces a possible sentence of more than 200 years in prison. The jury deliberated less than 30 minutes in a case that longtime child-abuse investigators had called among the most disturbing they’d seen.


Two injured in Vernon Township crash

Jason Chesley, 39, was traveling south on South Mosiertown Road at approximately 6:50 a.m. when the collision occurred. As Chesley attempted to turn left into the business park, he pulled into the path of an oncoming northbound vehicle driven by Denise Parker, 62, Chief Randy Detzel said in a press


Father dead, son seriously injured in Rt. 140 crash

The Ford, driven by 75-year-old Thomas Blanton Sr., failed to yield right of way and was hit in the passenger side door by the GMC. Blanton's son, 35-year-old Thomas Blanton Jr., was in the passenger seat at the time.


Thurmont man sentenced to 7 years for second-degree rape

THURMONT, Md. - A Thurmont, Md. man has been sentenced after he was convicted of second-degree rape earlier this year.


Upperco hit-and-run kills one woman, leaves her friend in critical condition

HANOVER, Md. - One woman was killed and another was left in critical condition after the driver of a pick up truck struck the car the women were standing by and fled the scene in Upperco, Anne Arundel County Police said.


Child abduction rumor put to rest by Hanover Borough police

A viral Facebook post on Sept. 12, which had more than 300 shares, said that there was an attempted child abduction at a store in the 400 block of Eisenhower Drive.


Owner of Pa. bar blasted for posting 'racist rules' claims he was 'hacked'

Currently, theFacebook page of PT's Late Nightin Hanover Township, Luzerne County, appears to have been taken down.


Teacher passed over in favor of Hanover Area super’s son speaks out | Times Leader

Hanover Area School District School Board President John J. Mahle, Jr., center, offers remarks during a meeting on Monday night. Mahle told the Times Leader that Superintendent Bill Jones had no participation in the hiring of his son, Jared Jones, as a teacher. -Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader


Walkersville man charged with drug possession after footchase in Myersville

Kyree D’Artangnan Hansen, 21, was pulled over in the area of Route 17 and Interstate 70 at 7:25 p.m. and, when the sheriff's deputy started to approach, Hansen jumped out and took off running, according to a press release issued by the Frederick County Sheriff's Office. Hansen ran across both the ea


Hurricane Florence: Roads to watch for flooding in Hanover area

The storm is now expected to move north, andit's expected to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain to southcentral Pa. on Tuesday or Wednesday, according to the latest rainfall map from the National Hurricane Center. That's up from 1 to 2 inches in the previous forecast.


Baltimore man found guilty of carjacking teen in Eldersburg

ELDERSBURG, Md. (WBFF) - A Baltimore man has been found guilty of carjacking a teenager in Eldersburg last year, after stealing a cart full of clothes from Walmart, according to a Carroll County State's Attorney press release.


Police log: Two hospitalized after car wipes out in rain, hits tractor-trailer on I-81

Aug. 16-18:Between 4 p.m. and noon, a bumper was stolen off a truck at Penn State Auto Sales, 1101 Lincoln Way West, Hamilton Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police. It is valued at $1,000.


Gunman Opens Fire at Funeral in Baltimore County

Police in Baltimore County, Maryland were investigating after a gunman opened fire at a funeral. The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, September 12 at Mount Zion Cemetery in Lansdowne, which is about 8 miles south of Baltimore.


Ask/Answered: Microtel Inn update in South Middleton Township

Ask/Answered is a weekly feature for reader-submitted questions. Follow the blog online at :What is the status of the hotel on Westminster Drive in South Middleton Township?The Microtel Inn on Westminster Drive is scheduled to open Nov. 1, according to the developer.


Millersburg Area High School and Middle School to be closed next two days for air quality testing

During the afternoon of September 12, 2018, the administration was informed of mold located in a high school classroom in the area of a skylight. The district immediately isolated the affected area and contacted our professional analytics company. As an additional precaution, the district will be te


York County husband used a cellphone to beat his wife, police say

Jimmy Rickey Lawman, 49, of Newberry Township, faces several charges, including aggravated assault and false imprisonment.