News | | January 17, 2012
A former Hagerstown teenager who was convicted of asking a classmate to murder her father in 2008 only to see that conviction overturned later by a state appeals court pleaded guilty Tuesday to solicitation of murder in Washington County Circuit Court. Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. sentenced Danielle Renee Black, 18, to serve a life sentence with all but six years suspended. Black was given credit for a little more than three years of time served and will be subject to five years of supervised probation upon her release.
March 24, 2013
What are the regulations in Maryland for obtaining historic tags for your car or truck? Once you get the historic registration, are there restrictions for how you are allowed to use the vehicle? The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration website at www.mva.maryland.gov provides the following information about historic registration: To qualify for historic registration, your vehicle must not have been substantially altered, remodeled or remanufactured from its original design; must be a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or truck (with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less)
November 10, 2005
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. firstname.lastname@example.org A stop along the Underground Railroad for slaves seeking freedom? A hideout for soldiers during the Civil War? A means of escape from Indians? Nobody knows exactly when a series of tunnels that begin underneath several homes, including the home of Martinsburg founder Adam Stephen, on the eastern edge of Martinsburg were built or their original purpose. A microgravity study started Wednesday afternoon might help yield some answers, or at least pinpoint the exact location of the tunnels.
February 20, 2011
Feb. 6 would have been Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday. To honor him, this column celebrates that great champion of deregulation, that reinvigorator of the American economy, that believer in Adam Smith’s invisible hand: Jimmy Carter. Yes, Carter. It was the peanut farmer from Georgia who pushed the United States toward a market economy, not the one-time actor from California. Reagan certainly shared Carter’s vision on deregulation, embracing with bravado policies that Carter launched with grim solemnity.
September 16, 2002
email@example.com There were 23,110 casualties at the battle of Antietam. The Civil War - skirmishes, battles and disease - took the lives of more than 610,000 Union and Confederate soldiers. Beyond the mind-numbing numbers are the personal stories of families and communities affected by the fighting. What effect did the war have on women - the wives, the mothers, the sisters, the friends of those soldiers? The war's impact on some women of the period is well-known.
June 3, 2012
A fight filmed on the steps of the historic Berkeley County Courthouse played out on televisions across the country Sunday night as part of TLC's “My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding.” Two young Romanichal gypsy women shoved and punched each other following a wedding in the reality series that depicts the everyday lives of families like Mellie Stanley's. She was charged with disorderly conduct after the brawl. Cameras caught Mellie and the maid of honor, Diamond, in what Mellie called “a huge argument.” It centered around comments allegedly made about the bride's mother-in-law.