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Hagerstown police seek 'armed and dangerous' teenage suspect after fatal shooting

Hagerstown Police are looking for a 16-year-old male whom they believe pulled the trigger in a shooting late Friday that left one person dead. Ty Shan Jerome Dotson of Hagerstown is being charged as an adult in the incident reported at 11:06 p.m., Hagerstown Police said in a news release. Police identified the victim as Taron Shawnta Trice, 44, of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Hagerstown Police Identify Suspect In Friday Night Murder

Officers are searching for the suspect. Ty Shan Jerome Dotson, (Photo from Hagerstown Police Dept.) Hagerstown, Md (KM) A suspect has been identified in a homicide in Hagerstown late Friday night. Ty Shan Jerome Dotson, 16, of Hagerstown is charged as an adult with 1st-degree murder, 2nd-degree murder, 1st-degree assault, 2nd-degree assault and handgun violations. The victim is identified as Taron Shawnta Trice, 44, of Silver Spring.

Teens displaced from West Virginia treatment facility after investigation

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — Teens who were housed at a behavioral treatment center in West Virginia’s eastern panhandle have been displaced following an investigation of the facility. According to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), the Bureau for Social Services initiated an investigation at the Board of Child Care in Martinsburg, […]

Two men charged with attempted murder in connection with Rockville shooting

Rockville police have charged two men with attempted murder in connection with a March shooting in Rockville, in which one person allegedly fired at a group of gang members filming a music video. The gang members then returned fire, according to police. Callen Baker, 18, of Jefferson, and Zachary Ciccantelli,...

Spotted lanternflies hard to miss in Hagerstown

Go to smack one with a glove or step on one and the spotted lanternfly is likely to have faster reflexes. Flyswatters seem to result in a better success rate, if the lanternflies are within reach and caught unaware. Crushing them underfoot is suggested. The adult lanternflies began making frequent...

Dulles Airport Jobs Fair Wednesday

The Committee for Dulles will host a jobs fair Wednesday, Aug. 10 featuring 35 Dulles Airport companies, some offering signing bonuses. The Dulles Airport Job & Career Fair will be held at the Fairfax Christian School, 22870 Pacific Blvd., Dulles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Job seekers may register...

Frederick Man Charged With Several Robberies, Held Without Bond

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) arrested and charged a 67-year-old Frederick man with several bank robberies, per a press release. He is being held without bond. MCPD and Gaithersburg City Police responded to a call around 9:36 a.m. at the Wells Fargo Bank on the 600 block of North...

6 Best Apple Orchards in West Virginia (+ Local Farms!)

This site uses affiliate links, meaning that if you make a purchase through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Are you looking for the best apple orchards in West Virginia? This guide will help you out!. We list the best places for apple picking in West Virginia and...

Purcellville’s Bia Kitchen Serves Fresh, Local Fare with a European Flair

Get a taste of Europe from a seasonal menu of small plates at Bia Kitchen. At Bia Kitchen in downtown Purcellville, the tile was painted by hand, just north of Valencia, Spain. The bar top? It hails from Italy’s Amalfi Coast. The antique glass was all brought in from Germany, says chef and co-owner Shane O’Connor. He himself hails from Ireland. But the food at his restaurant, which opened in April, almost uniformly comes to the Loudoun County kitchen from less than 30 miles away.

Former East Cleveland police officer dies in motorcycle crash in Maryland

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The East Cleveland Police Department (ECPD) is mourning the motorcycle crash death of a former officer. According to Maryland State Police, Shaun Vincent Thomas died Sunday morning on I-270 in Ijamsville. East Cleveland police called Thomas “one of the most respectful (and soft-spoken) individuals you’d...

Trial Opens in Fatal Sterling Shooting

Two years after 24-year-old Jose I. Escobar Menendez was shot to death on a Sterling street, the trial opened Monday for the first of two suspects in the case. Gavin Collins, 23, faces charges of first-degree murder, robbery, and firearm violations in connection with the July 8, 2020, shooting and additional drug and firearms charges stemming from his arrest two days later.