MIDDLETOWN, Md. -- Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday evening in Middletown. Troopers responded to route 40A in the area of Ridge Road. Their initial investigation reveals that Paul Smith, 25, of Smithsburg, Maryland was driving a 2012 silver Dodge Ram pickup truck. According to a press release, he was traveling westbound on
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - It was a somber Thursday in Annapolis, as two Frederick County families shared stories about their sons who were both killed in Afghanistan. "I made a vow to my son as long as we live he will be remembered and as long as we live he will be honored," said Tim Vogeler, who's son Sgt. First Class
WINCHESTER , Va. – A Winchester man is being held at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15 year-old girl over the weekend. 34 year-old Steven Lawrence has been charged with indecent liberties with a child, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and aggravated sexual battery. "The incident occurred this past Friday and into
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Despite concerns people may be expressing over the bill, many are saying bill 347 would simply allow those who are legally able to own a gun in west virginia, to wear a coat over the firearm without having to obtain a concealed carry permit. According to Art Thomm, a member of the Citizen's Defense League which drafted
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - A few keystrokes and a click of the mouse - that's all it will take to know your exact elementary, middle and high school districts in Washington County. That's thanks to the School District Interactive Map, which was released by the county's GIS Office this week. "It allows citizens one place to come to, and they
FREDERICK, Md. – Harsh winter temperatures have called for a higher demand in emergency roadside assistance requests throughout the region. Between 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday, AAA Mid-Atlantic’s emergency roadside assistance received 3,000 calls from stranded drivers in the auto club’s territory. Nearly 700 of those requests came from Maryland motorists. “Getting into extreme cold will affect a
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa - Next school year, several districts in Franklin County, will outsource substitute teachers, through the company Source4Teachers. Chambersburg, Greencastle-Antrim and Shippensburg Area school districts recently partnered with the company, which would put all substitutes in the same pool for hire for every district. Officials believe this will help more teachers find work. "So once you are hired
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia farmers were in Charleston Thursday for the Annual Small Farm Conference. Farmers from the all over Eastern Panhandle were in attendance. The event is put on to allow farmers and industry professionals to come together and share information. But, Thursday they also featured a "Winter Blues Farmers Market," organized by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture
MARTINSBURG, W.Va - Things got heated Thursday in the Berkeley County Council meeting when Daryl Johnson, neighborhood watchman coordinator, introduced his report with commissioners to give the sheriff's department more money and more staff. In the past 10 years, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department has hired two deputies bringing their total, including the sheriff and chief to 58. Johnson said
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg Police Department is currently investigating the death of a man after he was found dead inside a bathroom at a local Wendy's. Police responded to the Wendy's on North Queen Street after receiving reports of a possible drug overdose. Officers forced their way into a locked bathroom and found an unresponsive male on the floor. Paramedics
FREDERICK, Md. - A Hagerstown man has been arrested and charged with manslaughter for the 2014 car crash that injured two passengers and killed another. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office ProActive Criminal Enforcement (PACE) team arrested Richard Lewis,25, Thursday- just four months after the fatal collision on Harmony Road. The initial investigation revealed Lewis was traveling northbound on Harmony Road around
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - An accident involving a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle on the 10,000 block of Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg has backed up traffic in both directions. According to initial reports by Pennsylvania State Police, there appear to be no serious injuries. Pennsylvania State Police, Franklin County Fire and EMS responded to the accident that occurred mid-morning Thursday.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - The Washington County Sheriff's Office has reportedly found missing Hagerstown girl, Kelsie Humble, 16. The teen was missing since February 24, according to deputies and was last seen around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening leaving the area of Antietam Academy.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens to be aware of IRS scams targeting the area. According to deputies, victims are apparently told that they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are allegedly threatened with arrest
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Kyd Dieterich, who has served as the Chief of the Hagerstown Fire Department for four years and as a career firefighter for 35 years, announced he will retire this June. "We are grateful to have the knowledge, experience and leadership of Chief Dieterich within the fire department," said Mayor Dave Gysberts. "With his record of service to
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa . – Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg arrested a man for Statutory Sexual Assault. They say Michael Kellogg, 26, of Shoemakersville, was identified by a 14-year-old female after he was found inside a home, and an investigation showed he was having sexual intercourse with the girl. He confessed to his involvement, and was arrested Wednesday, February 25. He’s
CUMBERLAND, Md. – Officers with the Cumberland Police Department arrested a man after they say he threatened his neighbor with a rifle. They say an altercation between neighbors took place in the victim’s apartment on the 300 block of Baltimore Ave on Wednesday, February 25. Police say Eric Plummer, 29, pulled out a rifle and aimed it at the victim
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dispatchers in Franklin County say they got a call for a barn fire just before midnight on Letterkenny Rd. in Greene Township. The fire chief of Franklin Fire Company Station 4 says the barn was a total loss. Officials say there were between 20-30 cattle and a dozen pigs inside. They were able to save all but
WASHINGTON CO., Md. – The Washington County Narcotics Task Force are on the look-out for people who are selling illegal drugs. For the past several months, members of the task force conducted numerous drug investigations involving the distribution of marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, heroin, crack cocaine, cocaine, “spice” and prescription drugs. Officials said a large number of people have been indicted,
HAGERSTOWN, Md.- The Hub City "100 Milers" met Wednesday at the Fairgrounds Park for a check-in event. Those who have accepted the challenge have to clock in 100 miles in 100 days. Wednesday marked the final half of the second annual community fitness program. Some attended for the group exercise, while others accepted the challenge for the very first time.