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September 20, 2011
On Sept. 12, Kathleen Hall, victim program specialist, presented information about the Federal Bureau of Investigation's victim-assistance program to members and guests of the Rotary Club of Long Meadows. Hall works in the Washington, D.C., office.
NEWS
September 24, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The FBI said it searched eight homes in Minneapolis and Chicago as part of a terrorism investigation on Friday, and two subjects said the agency is targeting leaders of the anti-war movement. FBI spokesman Steve Warfield told The Associated Press agents served six warrants in Minneapolis and two in Chicago. "These were search warrants only," Warfield said. "We're not anticipating any arrests at this time. They're seeking evidence relating to activities concerning the material support of terrorism.
NEWS
January 11, 2001
FBI to investigate incident By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The FBI has agreed to investigate the incident that led to the Wednesday grand jury indictment of three Berkeley County sheriff's deputies accused of beating a Hedgesville, W.Va., man a year ago, Berkeley County Sheriff Randy Smith said Thursday. "I've requested an FBI investigation and the FBI has agreed to do it," Smith said. "These are allegations of police brutality and excessive use of force under the color of law, so I felt an FBI investigation was the right thing to do. All three police officers agreed with the investigation.
NEWS
August 28, 2008
The FBI was at an apartment complex in the Hagerstown area on Thursday, an FBI spokesman said. However, spokesman Richard Wolf said he couldn't comment on why the FBI was there. The Washington County Sheriff's Department was called to Selema Drive to assist the FBI about 5 a.m., according to a sheriff's department dispatcher. Selema Drive is part of Woodbridge Apartments, which is off Robinwood Drive.
NEWS
May 17, 2001
It's a bad time to distrust FBI No kidding, Timothy McVeigh's execution is now scheduled to occur on my birthday, which makes me a little nervous. I hope they don't grab the wrong Tim. Well? With our FBI, anything is possible. How annoying would that be? - they're going down their day-planner for the 11th and see the name Tim and without bothering to find any supporting documents, the first thing you know is I get juiced and McVeigh gets a card. Well, I guess it isn't "juiced" anymore, now that we've humanely swapped the electric chair for lethal injection.
NEWS
By BRENDAN KIRBY | July 30, 1998
A Maryland State Police trooper assigned to the Hagerstown barracks joined an FBI manhunt in North Carolina on Wednesday, officials said. Cpl. Douglas H. Lowry and his bloodhound, Jimmy, took off for Murphy, N.C., to help in the search for a man suspected of bombing a Birmingham, Ala., abortion clinic in January, police said. Eric Robert Rudolph was spotted in a wooded area of the southwestern tip of North Carolina on July 7, and the FBI has been combing the area ever since.
NEWS
By KERRY LYNN FRALEY | October 23, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Michael Newell's fingerprints, hair like his and fibers matching his car's carpet were found on items inside the same garbage bag as his niece's missing sneaker and a blood-stained sheet, FBI laboratory analysis experts testified Thursday in Berkeley County Circuit Court. --cont. from front page -- FBI fingerprint specialist Kenneth L. Dunn Jr., who testified that he found Newell's fingerprints on both a cigarette package and a small plastic bag inside the garbage bag, was the last witness to take the stand before the state rested its case, a day earlier than expected.
NEWS
September 15, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) -- Counterterrorism officials are warning police departments around the country to be on the lookout for evidence of homemade bombs following raids on several New York City apartments in a hunt for explosives and possible links to al-Qaida operatives. Investigators issued warrants to search the residences early Monday for explosives material but did not find any, according to a person briefed on the matter who was not authorized to discuss the case and requested anonymity.
NEWS
April 4, 2009
Man in custody after standoff with FBI Two hurt in crash in West End Man in FBI standoff identified Kearneysville woman dies in I-270 crash Standoff draws neighbors' interest
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NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | May 6, 2012
Kelsey Chaney, a Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School sophomore, is about to follow her grandfather and father into the FBI Academy, but she doubts that her ultimate goal will be a career in law enforcement. Kelsey, 15, is leaning toward the fields of public relations or communications with an eye on attending Georgetown University. She said her father, Mark Chaney, a Secret Service agent, encouraged her to apply for the eight-day leadership training camp for 14- to-16-year olds at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. The camp, part of the FBI National Academy Associates 2012 Youth Leadership Program, takes place June 20 to 28. She more than meets the camp entrance qualifications - above-average academic standards and good citizenship.
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NEWS
March 14, 2012
Beginning April 1, the Washington County Sheriff's Office will no longer offer fingerprinting for employment purposes due to changes in the fingerprint submission process, according to an agency news release. People who need fingerprinting for employment purposes can visit http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/publicservs/fingerprint.shtml for a list of businesses and locations offering civilian fingerprinting, the release said. Maryland State Police will temporarily stop providing fingerprinting services to residents who need them for jobs or background checks, according to the Associated Press.
OBITUARIES
November 14, 2011
Paul Ward Mumford passed away in his home on Nov. 11, 2011, under the care of Hospice of Washington County. He is celebrating today in Heaven with his Lord Jesus and his loved ones. He was born Aug. 25, 1924, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was the son of George Carl Mumford and Elsie Wauneda Hundley Mumford, both of whom preceded him in death. Paul was a graduate of Anacostia High School and attended National Art School, both in Washington D.C. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Forces in the American Theater.
NEWS
September 20, 2011
On Sept. 12, Kathleen Hall, victim program specialist, presented information about the Federal Bureau of Investigation's victim-assistance program to members and guests of the Rotary Club of Long Meadows. Hall works in the Washington, D.C., office.
BREAKINGNEWS
June 17, 2011
FBI agents were in the 700 block of Clayton Avenue, Waynesboro, Pa., this morning according to FBI Special Agent Frank Burton Jr. with the Philadelphia office. "I can't provide any more information on it because it's an ongoing investigation," Burton said by telephone on Friday. He wouldn't comment on what type of incident the FBI was investigating or whether or not the local police were part of the investigation. Burton said more details "will be forthcoming. "   — Roxann Miller
OPINION
By Rabbi Fred M. Raskin | March 7, 2011
Editor’s note: This column is part of a seriesof columns from the Interfaith Coalition of Washington County to mark A Season for Peace and Nonviolence, Jan. 30 through April 4. In 1965, I began graduate studies at Columbia University in New York, and enrolled in a course at Union Theological Seminary with the renowned Visiting Professor Abraham Heschel. He was unquestionably then — and perhaps still — the most prominent Jewish theologian of the 20th century.
OPINION
December 15, 2010
Writer’s defense of Catholic Church was right on To the editor: Kudos to Richard Giovanoni regarding the defense of what the Roman Catholic Church teaches ( “Columnist doesn’t understand Catholic Church,” Thursday, Dec. 9, page A4). Every priest in their seminary curriculum is required to take a course titled Apologetics (the discipline of defending the church). Giovanoni is right on when he suggests that the individual refer to the catechism of the Catholic Church for specific details on whatever topic is being discussed.
OBITUARIES
December 14, 2010
MARCH 20, 1915-DEC. 9, 2010 Wilson Blackford Waddy, 95, of 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, Md., passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at Washington County Hospital. Born Saturday, March 20, 1915, in Island Ford, Va., he was the son of the late William Wade Waddy and Julia Blackford Waddy. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Naomi Thompson Waddy, in 1994. He was a graduate of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va., and a retired special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
NEWS
September 24, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The FBI said it searched eight homes in Minneapolis and Chicago as part of a terrorism investigation on Friday, and two subjects said the agency is targeting leaders of the anti-war movement. FBI spokesman Steve Warfield told The Associated Press agents served six warrants in Minneapolis and two in Chicago. "These were search warrants only," Warfield said. "We're not anticipating any arrests at this time. They're seeking evidence relating to activities concerning the material support of terrorism.
NEWS
October 6, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Local authors Athena Varounis and Deborah Heinecker will visit several locations in Franklin County, Pa., and Washington County this month, speaking about the paranormal and their experiences while working together on the recently published "Franklin County Ghosts. " The women, one a retired FBI agent and the other a respected psychic, worked together on investigations of a dozen haunted sites in Franklin County. The book, made up of ghost stories from public and private locations, is a blend of personal accounts and psychic impressions.
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