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Heroin addict gets life for killing his friend's girlfriend

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland judge has ordered life imprisonment for a homeless heroin addict who fatally shot a woman who had given him shelter but threatened to expose him for stealing about $3...

Inmate's rape conviction overturned days after he's killed

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court has reversed a man's rape conviction four days after he was found beaten to death in a state prison cell. The Court of Special Appeals...

Slain inmate's conviction reversed 4 days after his death

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court has reversed a man's rape conviction four days after he was found beaten to death in a state prison cell. The Court of Special Appeals...

Mother expected to make plea in birthday cake beating death

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors say they expect to strike a plea deal with a Maryland woman whose 9-year-old son was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake. Washingt...

Homicide unit probes man's death in western Maryland woods

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose remains were found Wednesday in the forested mountains of western Maryland shortly after a female companion walked out of the woods, suff...

Man guilty in slaying of woman who threatened to expose him

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A western Maryland man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman who police say had threatened to turn him in for two armed robberies. Twenty-seven-year-old Anthon...

Police expect Trump to lift limits on surplus military gear

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — If president-elect Donald Trump keeps his promise, surplus military grenade launchers, bayonets, tracked armored vehicles and high-powered firearms and ammunition will once agai...

Rollback of truck safety rules may be just the beginning

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Safety advocates say they fear a Republican provision added to a must-pass spending bill this week may be just the beginning of a rollback of transportation safety rules. ...

Court filing: In Army's eyes, Chelsea Manning still a man

A military prison psychologist has refused to recommend that Chelsea Manning's gender be changed to female in her Army service record, complicating the transgender soldier's quest to wear a feminine h...