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  • Hogan announces start of $105 million I-81 widening

    12/29/2016 11:49:38 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    The Hagerstown Herald-Mail ^ | December 24, 2016 | CJ Lovelace
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan came to Hagerstown Thursday bearing gifts, announcing the start of a $105 million project to widen Interstate 81. In partnership with West Virginia, the first phase of construction of the long-sought project, which recently got under way, will expand the heavily traveled interstate to six lanes from U.S. 11 in West Virginia to Md. 63 near Williamsport. "These improvements to I-81 are critical infrastructure investments that will help citizens here in Washington County, across Western Maryland and all across our state go about their daily lives in a faster, more efficient and safer manner," Hogan said...
  • Hilarious: Watch What These Rednecks Do To A BLM Protest Crowd!

    09/28/2016 7:58:04 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | September 26, 2016 | Tim Brown
    A couple of good old boys in Maryland decided they would let some of the Black Lives Matters protesters in Hagerstown, Maryland know what they think of their protests. So, one followed the other's truck, which was a diesel truck and they proceeded to spew black exhaust smoke across the entire group of protesters. Check out the video below, which was originally uploaded by Aaron Gettel and then reposted by a protest supporter, Lawrence Marley Hester. Fast forward to the 1:20 mark.
  • Hagerstown Police Department Releases Body Camera Video From Pepper Spray Incident

    09/22/2016 5:23:39 PM PDT · by Sgt_Schultze · 64 replies
    YouTube ^ | 22 Sept 2016 | Herald-Mail Media
    This is a YouTube video from a recent police contact on September 18. I started it a little in where the confrontation begins.
  • Hagerstown girl, 15, pepper sprayed, charged after bike crash

    09/22/2016 12:51:37 PM PDT · by Theoria · 39 replies
    AP ^ | 21 September 2016 | David Dishneau
    Police pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl and charged her as a juvenile with assault and disorderly conduct after her bicycle hit a car, prompting disagreement Wednesday about whether the officers acted properly. Hagerstown Police Capt. Paul Kifer said the white officer who arrested the mixed-race girl had to subdue her with chemical spray to get her into a cruiser for a ride to the police station Sunday. Kifer said the girl had refused to cooperate with police trying to question her about the accident and find a parent to authorize her refusal to receive medical treatment from paramedics on the scene....
  • How many must die on I-81? An open letter to government leaders

    07/10/2016 8:13:18 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 86 replies
    The Hagerstown Herald-Mail ^ | July 6, 2016 | Andy Bruns
    Dear Gov. Hogan, Rep. Delaney, Rep. Shuster … somebody: I'm Andy Bruns, and I run The Herald-Mail. I need to tell you something disturbing about myself. At least 10 times a week, I put a bullet in the revolver, spin the cylinder, put the gun to my head and pull the trigger. One of these days, the gun will go off. My friends and family will be devastated, and my children will be fatherless. No, I’m not suicidal. I, along with thousands of others in the region, simply commute to work on Interstate 81. The gun is only a metaphor,...
  • The Donald: "Trump Versus Hillary,That Will Be So Much Fun"

    04/25/2016 3:58:07 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 25, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton is easier to beat than the people he’s already knocked out of the running so far during the primary election.
  • Maryland man charged with death of boy beaten over cake

    07/23/2015 3:45:58 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 27 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | July 24, 2015 | Reuters
    A Maryland man has been charged with handcuffing and fatally beating his girlfriend's 9-year-old son over a missing piece of birthday cake, according to court records. The suspect, Robert Wilson, 30, of Hagerstown, was charged with second-degree murder by a Washington County grand jury on Wednesday. Prosecutors allege that Wilson handcuffed and beat Jack Garcia on June 30 when he took a piece of birthday cake without permission at the home in Hagerstown, about 50 miles northwest of Washington. Jack died on July 5 at a Washington hospital. Jack's mother, Oriana Garcia, 26, and his uncle, Jacob Barajas, 23, had...
  • Delaney visits Hagerstown to push corporate-funded infrastructure bill

    05/19/2015 11:12:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Hagerstown Herald-Mail ^ | May 6, 2015 | Don Aines
    Rep. John Delaney was in Hagerstown Wednesday to pitch his proposal for long-term funding of transportation and other infrastructure projects by repatriating the overseas earnings of American corporations. "There hasn't been anything really transformative to put a lot of money into infrastructure," Delaney, D-Md., told a small group of businesspeople at Bulls & Bears restaurant. He pointed out that the federal gas tax — the primary source of revenue for the Highway Trust Fund — has not been increased since the early 1990s, in part, because it is politically unpopular. It also is a regressive tax that hits lower-income people...
  • Man Arrested After Road Rage Incident On Interstate-70

    01/10/2015 10:24:41 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    WHAG News ^ | January 9, 2015 | WHAG News
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A road rage incident between a boyfriend and his ex-girlfriend ended with one of them being arrested, and two others taken to the hospital. According to Maryland State Police, a gray Toyota Corolla, driven by Leslie Rojas-Cartagena, 24, began chasing a silver Toyota Matrix on Interstate-81, near Halfway Boulevard, on Friday afternoon. Rojas-Cartagena's ex-girlfriend, Vicmarie Miranda, 20, was a passenger in the Matrix, which was driven by Guillermo Felipe, Jr., 19. Donny Cerna-Avila, 29, was an additional passenger in the Matrix. The two cars traveled at a high-rate of speed on I-70 eastbound, until Rojas-Cartagena intentionally struck...
  • Work on new I-81 bridge set to begin in 2016

    10/17/2014 10:31:12 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    The Hagerstown Herald Mail ^ | October 17, 2014 | Kaustuv Basu
    Maryland's top transportation officials visited Washington County Thursday to discuss area road projects, including the construction of a new bridge on busy Interstate 81 over the Potomac River. The tour is an annual ritual, in which state transportation officials meet with local officials and state lawmakers to discuss the Maryland Department of Transportation's six-year capital budget. Among state officials attending the discussion at the Hagerstown library was Wilson Parran, deputy secretary of the transportation department, and Melinda Peters, who heads the Maryland State Highway Administration. Peters said that construction of the $43 million I-81 bridge will begin in the fall...
  • Hagerstown man gets one year in jail for road-rage threat

    06/13/2014 8:10:07 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Hagerstown Herald-Mail ^ | June 12, 2014 | The Hagerstown Herald-Mail
    A Hagerstown man who was driving a car when his front-seat passenger pointed a shotgun at a tractor-trailer driver during a road-rage incident last year on Interstate 81 was sentenced on Thursday to one year in the Washington County Detention Center. Washington County Circuit Court Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. sentenced Vincent Saunders, 22, of West Washington Street to serve five years in prison with all but one year suspended. Long ruled that Saunders would serve the one-year sentence at the county jail and granted him work-release privileges within the state. "This is at least the third case I've had...
  • 1,600 Applicants Flood MD Ice Cream Factory for 36 Jobs

    01/06/2014 9:55:09 AM PST · by Hoodat · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Jan 2014, 6:03 AM PDT | Ben Shapiro
    Thanks to persistent unemployment and low availability of low-skill jobs, Shenandoah Family Farms’ ice cream plant in Hagerstown, Maryland has received over 1,600 applicants for a grand total of 36 jobs. Many of those applicants are former workers at the Good Humor plant that was bought by Shenandoah Family Farms. “You’d think that after 20-some-years working someplace at least somebody would think you area a good person, that you’d show up on time every day, and that would be worth something,” Luther Brooks, a 50-year-old former worker at the plant told the Washington Post. “I can’t get nothing. I’ve tried.”...
  • Sheriff: Standoff continues, police negotiating with man (Hagerstown, MD)

    06/10/2011 3:55:13 PM PDT · by tenger · 4 replies
    Herald-Mail ^ | June 10, 2011 | KATE ALEXANDER
    Dual Highway remains closed as police and Special Response Team members keep watch on a house at 1606 Dual Highway after a report that shots may have been fired. Washington County Sheriff Douglas Mullendore, who was at the police command post set up at the Church of God on Dual Highway, said police are negotiating with a man inside the house. He said police believe there might also be a woman in the house. Get the information you need fast. Sign up for our Breaking News alerts today. Police did not know whether anyone inside the house had been harmed,...
  • Day 20 ~ "Death to Obama Dude" disappeared?

    09/01/2009 11:49:04 AM PDT · by incredulous joe · 26 replies · 1,406+ views
    WBAL - TV, Baltimore ^ | September 1, 2009 | Incredulous Joe
    Still no word. A guy threatens the entire First Family, including the President's kids and we never hear from him again. Should be in court. Should appear befor a judge. Should be behind bars. Still no word, maybe somebody forgot to check this story out. I'd be curious to know the profile of this lunatic.
  • Day Two ~ "Death to Obama Dude" disappeared?

    08/14/2009 11:49:48 AM PDT · by incredulous joe · 45 replies · 1,161+ views
    August 14, 2009 | Incredulous Joe
    I'm just a plain old law abiding citizen. Since I obey our nation's laws, I was curious if we have yet to hear any information about the nutter holding the "Death to Obama" sign at Senator Ben Cardin's Townhall on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009? Seems to me that we should have a name and a profile for this fellow by now? He should have appeared before a judge and, I would imagine should be held without bail. Dangerous folk like "Joe the Plumber" have all of their personal information released to the public when they so much as suggest a...
  • Sen. Cardin hears an earful on healthcare (Cardin nailed in MD again!)

    08/12/2009 1:27:58 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 44 replies · 2,817+ views
    The Hill ^ | 8-12-09 | J. Taylor Rushing
    HAGERSTOWN, MD. — Four hundred and fifty Maryland residents and a lot of anger filled the Hagerstown Community College theater Wednesday afternoon for Sen. Ben Cardin’s third town hall on health reform. The Maryland Democrat’s 75-minute town hall, held in a conservative stronghold in the state, was peppered with boos, jeers and catcalls, though a minority of attendees who support health reform efforts made it a bit calmer than past events in Laurel and Towson.
  • Accused Killer Of Officer, Girlfriend Charged

    12/21/2007 8:41:57 AM PST · by somfphite · 5 replies · 847+ views
    WBAL Radio ^ | Friday, December 21, 2007
    Accused Killer Of Officer, Girlfriend Charged Friday, December 21, 2007 WBAL Radio as reported by Steve Fermier A man suspected of killing his former girlfriend and a Smithsburg police officer has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder. Douglas Pryor, 29, of Smithsburg, also faces charges of reckless endangerment, assault and violating a protective order that victim Alison Munson obtained seven weeks before she was killed Wednesday night. Police say Pryor stabbed the 31-year-old woman to death in Halfway, and then shot Officer Christopher Nicholson near Smithsburg. Pryor was wounded and captured during...
  • Western Maryland Police Officer Fatally Shot

    12/20/2007 8:11:13 PM PST · by RDTF · 6 replies · 105+ views
    WJZ ^ | Dec 20, 2007 | Suzanne Collins
    A police officer and a woman are shot to death near Hagerstown, now the woman's boyfriend faces two counts of murder. Suzanne Collins reports, it's a crime that went from Hagerstown North to Smithsburg and ended when the suspect was shot by police. Officer Christopher Nicholson of the Smithsburg Police Department went to back up a sheriff's deputy just north of town. That's where he died. His patrol car was found in the middle of a field, shot by a suspect wanted for killing his girlfriend near Hagerstown Wednesday. The mayor of Smithsburg says that Nicholson, one of three officers,...
  • Police Officer Shot And Killed In Western Maryland

    12/20/2007 6:59:40 AM PST · by somfphite · 19 replies · 1,052+ views
    Police Officer Shot And Killed In Western Maryland Thursday, December 20, 2007 - WBAL Radio Smithsburg Police Chief Charles R. Stanford says a department officer was shot and killed Wednesday night. A suspect in the shooting has been hospitalized. Officer Christopher Nicholson was shot about 10 p.m. while in the area of Welty Church Road, police say. Broadcast reports say the officer had been responding to some kind of domestic call when he was shot. He was pronounced dead at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. See video from the investigation courtesy WHAG TV in Hagerstown Hagerstown Police Sergeant Paul Kifer...
  • Westwood One Launches 'The Monica Crowley Show' (debuts Sat April 1st at Noon ET)

    03/28/2006 4:58:35 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 12 replies · 2,886+ views
    Westwood One Press Release ^ | Monday March 20th, 2006 | Peter Sessa
    WESTWOOD ONE LAUNCHES THE MONICA CROWLEY SHOW --New Program to Air Saturdays, Noon - 3 p.m. ET-- Beginning Saturday, April 1, 2006 New York, NY Monday, Mar 20, 2006 - Westwood One (NYSE: WON) is proud to announce the national launch of The Monica Crowley Show, the three-hour talk program hosted by author and news personality Monica Crowley. The show begins Saturday, April 1, 2006, and will air from noon to 3 p.m. ET. The Monica Crowley Show will debut on major market stations across the country including: WABC-AM New York, WTKK-FM Boston and WTNT-AM Washington DC. The show will...