Latest Frederick News

Rescue pups reunite with siblings, mother

Oct. 29, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — About three years ago, Donna Leonard agreed to foster a fluffy little rescue dog. The young pup, named Star, came from a homeless situation in West Virginia in 2019. “It wasn’t a good situation,” said Leonard, vice president of the...

Nonprofit seeks to support those affected by incarceration

Oct. 22, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A loud buzzing sound hit the lobby of the Frederick County Adult Detention Center just before noon on a recent day. The door to the visitation room swung open, and a boy not more than 3 feet tall toddled behind his mom and big siblings, bundled in a big winter...

Library system unveils Book Bike

Oct. 08, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick County Public Libraries is bringing the library to patrons — on three wheels. The Book Bike is designed to reach people who might not be able to come to a library branch in person. “It’s a library on a bike,” children’s...

Official: Maryland student in custody after stabbing attempt

Oct. 07, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — One student was taken into custody Friday after an attempted stabbing in a Maryland high school cafeteria, according to the local sheriff's office. One student at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick County “brandished a knife” at another student...

Group aims to start immersion charter school

Sep. 17, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — In the spacious basement of her Urbana home, Li Zhou commanded rapt attention from the preschoolers sprawled on the carpet before her. She read to them from a picture book about kindness. The book was written in English, but before turning each page, Zhou...

Officers won't be charged in man's death after stun gun used

Sep. 13, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Five western Maryland police officers won’t face charges in a Virginia man's death that occurred days after officers shocked him with a stun gun during an altercation, officials announced Monday. Frederick Police said Daniel Michael Holley, 23, died at a...

Maryland girls soccer team boasts 7 sets of siblings

Sep. 11, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Md. (AP) — When Brunswick senior Jada Powell began playing soccer years ago, she was following in quite a few footsteps. Not only had both of her parents played the sport, but her older brother, Jackson, and her older sister, Jordan, also were soccer players. ...

Comic book store franchise aims to expand passion for comics

Sep. 03, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — When Emily Kerr walks into Beyond Comics to pick up her subscriptions for the past two weeks, her order is waiting for her before she even makes it to the counter. Shop owner Jon Cohen greets her by name and asks her how the kennel she works at is doing. ...