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April 13, 2005
MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Two men were charged Sunday in connection with a March 21 armed robbery at James Gang Pizzaria in Middletown, Md., the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Jason Charles Price, 20, of 7203 Limestone Lane in Middletown, and Thomas Kenneth Allen, 18, of 108 Ridge Road in Gaithersburg, Md., were served with arrest warrants Sunday afternoon at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center. They were wanted in connection with the robbery and were apprehended earlier Sunday in the Weverton area of the C&O Canal National Historic Park, at which point they were brought to deputies.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | July 24, 2011
Two West Virginia men were in police custody Sunday afternoon following a police pursuit that reached 100 mph and stemmed from an attempted burglary call east of Saint James, south of Hagerstown, Washington County Deputy Alan Matheny said. The suspects fled in a red Kia van that hit at least one vehicle during the pursuit, Matheny said. No one was injured in that accident, police said. The accident occurred at the intersection of Sharpsburg Pike and Lappans Road by the AC&T store, Matheny said.
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by DAN DEARTH | April 25, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - The mayor said Tuesday that it's time to end a dispute that began after a statement was read by Councilwoman Alesia Parson-McBean during the March sentencing of Jeffrey Shifler. Shifler, a 16-year veteran of the Hagerstown Police Department, was sentenced in March to 51 months in prison for making racist threats against Parson-McBean, who is African-American, and black students at North Hagerstown and South Hagerstown high schools. During Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II said The Associated Press misquoted a part of the statement that Parson-McBean read.
NEWS
December 3, 2003
A Hagerstown cab driver was robbed Tuesday morning, making it the third robbery reported in the city in about five hours, Hagerstown Police said. Lt. Rick Johnson said there was no immediate indication that the robberies were connected, but said crimes like this tend to increase during the holiday season. At 2:53 a.m. Tuesday at South Locust and East Baltimore streets, an Antietam Cab Co. driver said he was robbed while trying to make change for a $20 bill. The robber, who ran north, is described as a white man wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
NEWS
November 15, 2009
Wivell explains vote on right-of-way acquisition To the editor: Regarding the recent story in The Herald-Mail concerning the acquisition of right-of-way for road improvements at Massey Boulevard ( "County to buy easements near Valley Mall," Wednesday, Nov. 4, page A1), I would like to clarify my vote on the matter. I certainly understand the importance of government paying a fair value for land that it deems necessary for a public purpose. In this case, however, I felt that payment in excess of $100,000 for a temporary easement to be used only during the period of construction seems excessive, especially when the adjoining landowner has much to gain once the road improvements are completed.
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By CLYDE FORD | March 28, 1998
Play offers a message SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Ed Herendeen wanted a play about race relations and playwright Cherylene Lee delivered big, the producing director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival said. The play, "Carry the Tiger to the Mountain," will debut at the festival from July 10-26 in Shepherdstown, but already it is garnering important attention, Herendeen said. On Sunday, West Virginia Gov. Cecil Underwood will listen to a dramatic reading from the play, "Carry the Tiger to the Mountain," before kicking off a forum on race at the governor's mansion.
NEWS
July 15, 2012
The Hagerstown Kiwanis will hold its annual Kiwanis Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 3, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Beaver Creek Country Club. The tournament is an 18-hole scramble format for father/mother, son/daughter. The event costs $150 per team, which includes greens fees, cart, meal and two beverages. The buffet dinner will start at 4:30 p.m. Two-person teams can consist of any combination (parent, child, grandparent, in-law, or “step” relationship, male or female)
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by BOB MAGINNIS | April 25, 2007
What do you do when your child shoots someone to death? The parents of Dylan Klebold, one of the shooters in the Columbine school massacre, in October 1999 filed a notice of their intent to sue Jefferson County, Colo., claiming that authorities should have known their son's partner in mayhem, Eric Harris, had shown he was prone to violence in several previous incidents. On Friday, the parents of Seung-Hui Cho, who slaughtered 32 at Virginia Tech, issued an apology through Cho's sister, saying they were "deeply sorry for the devastation my brother has caused.
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by KRISTIN WILSON | June 26, 2006
In 1996, Jenny Taylor-Gray thought taking a job as an HIV and AIDS counselor was an unwise career move. By the mid-1990s, it was well-known how human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that leads to AIDS, is spread. And since HIV infection is easily prevented by taking certain precautions, Taylor-Gray figured it wouldn't be too long before HIV was eliminated and she'd be out of a job. Today, as the Washington County program supervisor for HIV services, Taylor-Gray's job security is guaranteed.
NEWS
April 14, 2005
City woman victim of scam on Internet bid A Hagerstown woman became the victim of a Chicago-based scam after she wired money for a motorcycle on which she bid on eBay to an alleged seller who contacted her by e-mail, Maryland State Police said in a news release. The woman wired money to the alleged Chicago seller, but never received the motorcycle, police said. The unknown seller gave an address that was found to be false by Chicago police, according to the release.
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