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Frederick Co. jury awards $17M in fatal helicopter crash

A Frederick County jury awarded approximately $17 million Tuesday to the families of two helicopter pilots killed in a crash near the Frederick Municipal Airport in 2014. Jurors, following three days of deliberation and a two-week trial, awarded approximately $12 ...

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Newspaper demands info on college chief’s ouster

FREDERICK — The Frederick News-Post is alleging in a lawsuit that Frederick Community College is illegally withholding information about the ouster of the school’s president. The newspaper reports that it filed the claim Monday in Frederick County Circuit Court. It ...

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Convicted double-murderer questions FBI’s forensic evidence in ’81 slayings

An internal Justice Department report on flaws in forensic-evidence gathering by the FBI might provide the final chance for a convicted Maryland double-murderer who has served 30 years of a double-life sentence to argue for his innocence. John Norman Huffington’s ...

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Taneytown couple awarded $620K in shooting of dog

A Frederick County Circuit Court jury has awarded $620,000 to a Taneytown couple whose Labrador retriever was shot by sheriff’s deputies. While Roger and Sandra Jenkins rushed to the vet with their severely wounded dog, who survived, the two deputies ...

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Former Md. MVA worker guilty of theft conspiracy

FREDERICK — A former Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration worker has been convicted of conspiring to steal more than $87,000 from the agency’s Frederick office. Fifty-three-year-old Joann Fleishell was convicted at a bench trial Monday in Frederick. She will be sentenced ...

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