CUMBERLAND, Md. -- Cumberland Police Officers arrested an 18-year-old man after he assaulted someone with a baseball bat early Saturday, August 29. Officers responded to a Maryland Avenue residence for a report of an alleged assault with a baseball bat and found a victim bleeding from their head. The Cumberland Fire Department responded and transported the victim to the Western Maryland
FULTON COUNTY, Pa. -- Two men were arrested for burglary after stealing several items from a cabin off Negro Mountain Road in Union Township. The burglary took place on July 1 between 7:53 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. that Wednesday. Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated and arrested Dustin Miller, 24, from Hancock, Md and Joshua Schriever, 23, from Warfordsburg, Pa
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg is asking for the publics help in identifying who has been leaving large household products outside a Chambersburg Family Dollar store. According to police, between August 23 and August 26 someone left furniture, appliances, electronics, household donations, trash and more at the Family Dollar store at 4015 Lincoln Way East in
FREDERICK, Md. -- The Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack conducted a DUI checkpoint Sunday between midnight and 2:18 a.m on eastbound Maryland Route 144, East of Quinn Orchard Road. According to a police report, 180 vehicles passed through with two vehicles pulled to the side for further investigation. One driver was arrested for charges of driving under the influence (DUI). Troopers
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. -- On Interstate 81 in Berkeley County a hit and run lead to two other vehicle crashes Sunday morning. West Virginia State Police responded to a hit and run around 6 a.m Sunday on I-81 near mile marker 16 in the northbound lane. The first hit occurred around mile marker 13 by an out-of-state man, according to
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. -- A home in Chambersburg is a complete loss after a fire broke out early Sunday. According to Franklin County Emergency Services, the fire started just before 2 a.m. at 6503 Mountain Drive in Chambersburg. State police said two people were injured, but their injuries are unknown. Troopers are also investigating a stabbing that may have occurred
HANCOCK, Md. - Live music was playing and steaks were on the grill Saturday night and it was all to support Brooke's House. "People from all walks of life have come to support us,” said Kevin Simmers, father of Brooke Simmers, the organization’s namesake. "We are truly grateful and cannot believe the amount of support the community has given us."
FREDERICK, Md. – A severe fire along Vicksburg Court has displaced one family. Fire crews with the Division of Fire and Rescue Services received the call just before 4:30 Saturday evening and said it took about 75 fire fighters an hour and half to extinguish the flames. No one was home at the time of the fire but there was
FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. – A home near Rocky Ridge was completely destroyed after a rampant fire tore through the property along Old Frederick Road. Fire officials got the call around 7 p.m. and said it took about 50 fire fighters to extinguish the blaze. No one was home at the time of the fire but officials with the Frederick County
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. – A man is in custody after attempting to flee police after a traffic stop on Saturday. Police said troopers with the Maryland State Police stopped Robert Dozier, 34 along I-70 west of Clear Spring for speeding around 7:30 p.m. Upon the initial interaction, police said Dozier sped off, in an effort to evade authorities. Troopers continued
HAGERSTOWN, Md. – A slip-and-slide spanning more than three blocks blanketed the streets of Hagerstown, Md. on Saturday. The 825-foot water slide stretched from West Washington Street to Prospect Street and University Plaza. What’s NXT hosted their downtown summer slide festival, in which area residents were encouraged to participate in the fun. Festival goers were welcomed with live music, food
HEDGESVILLE, WVa. - After six tours in the Middle East, Eric Grandon said his post traumatic stress disorder left him completely disabled. Before he began his bee-keeper training, he said it was difficult for him to even talk to people. “The bees have saved my life, they truly have. When I’m working with the bees it’s the only time I
WHITE POST, Va. - It was a glimpse back in time for car lovers, as a staple to the Clarke County, Va. community celebrated 75 years of business. More than 200 cars participated in the antique showcase, and nearly 3,000 people attended the car show celebrating White Post Restorations. "We didn't expect this many people, it's quite a lot,” said
FREDERICK, Md. - Dogs have been dubbed "man's best friend,” but for many that don't have a place to call home in Frederick County, they end up in the local animal shelter. A pair of local dogs and their owners, who you'll typically find flying around town together, are using their platform to promote reading among kids and adopting four-legged
WHAG NEWS - Happy Birthday to Cash Bowerman who turned one years old Saturday. His parents are Carrie and Brandon and their from Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
HAGERSTOWN , Md. -- Like many little boys, Nicholas and Byron Moore, love to laugh and play around. They're also suffering with Miller-Dieker syndrome, a disorder that causes daily seizures. But medical marijuana could give these twins some relief. "For me, knowing that other parents who have been able to try this for this kids have seen success -- it's
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Women of all ages gathered to paint downtown Martinsburg pink, while helping to raise money for a good cause. "We've got ladies lining the streets in pink we're just coming out, and having a good time,” said Casa Eastern Panhandle Executive Director, Vicki Barnard. "It’s my first time here, and I think it's a great
FREDERICK, Md. -- Frederick City Police said officers are investigating an armed robbery at DJ's Hair Fantasies Salon. They said this happened at 7 p.m. on 45J Waverly Drive Officers and criminal investigation division detectives said two males wearing dark clothing and masks entered the business, displayed a knife and demanded money before running toward the Elmwood Terrace Apartment Complex. Officers and
HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- As of 10:45 p.m. Friday, Interstate 81 northbound near mile marker 5 in Hagerstown is closed after State Police said a tractor trailer hauling 45,000 lbs of cow hides overturned following a chain reaction accident. State Police say a car driven by 26-year-old Chrissy Fisher of Hagerstown was traveling on 81 northbound, south of Halfway Boulevard. They
ALLEGANY COUNTY, Md. - After a month-long investigation into three false fire calls made in July, officials say they've finally found their man. Investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal, C31, and the Cumberland Fire Marshal's Office arrested Yancy Ezra Sheridon Bailey, 34, of Cumberland Friday. Officials say Bailey made two false woods fire calls on July 25
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - It only took a jury two hours Friday afternoon before finding Dennis Streets, a retired captain with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department, guilty of felony embezzlement. The seemingly quick verdict did not reflect the high hopes Streets and his defense had for this trial. Last April, things appeared to be looking up for Streets, after a jury
FREDERICK, Md. - Student athletes are back on the field, and local high schools are focused on making sure that players are as safe as possible. Seth McClain, a senior at Thomas Johnson High School, said he knows what it’s like to have his "bell rung." During his sophomore year, he got a concussion during football practice. “Me and one of
WINCHESTER, Va. - U.S Department of Education officials visited Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School in Winchester Friday, observing a $4.1 million grant at work. The grant allows Winchester Public Schools to add six new pre-school classes starting this year, making it possible for close to 150 more students have access to early education. "The beauty of this program is
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The WaynesboroFest is back in action! Zoe's Chocolate Company has served sweets to the stars at the Oscars and the owner is excited this festival will bring locals back downtown. "To be able to see everybody and be able to give back a little bit to the town that has always been part of us as well,"
BOONSBORO, Md . - The town of Boonsboro is working on getting public transportation for their citizens with the help of a Transportation Task Force launched last month. Currently, there are no public buses in Boonsboro. The Town Manger, Megan Clark, said the task force first step is sending out surveys to assess the town’s needs. “Identify what needs the
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - With an unanimous decision, Jefferson County Schools decided to appoint Sherry McCall Ross as principal of Jefferson High School after what they call "an extensive national search." Ross, who has 23 years of experience in education as a teacher, principal, researcher and Towson University professor, will begin her term on October 5 and take over from
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A longtime paramedic with Hagerstown's Community Rescue Service was laid to rest Friday at Beaver Creek Cemetery, with a full active duty fire department funeral. Hubert Harrison, Jr., better known as "J.R.," was killed in a motorcycle accident last Sunday in Prince George's County. Harrison originally signed up with Community Rescue Service as a volunteer in 1975,
BERKELEY COUNTY, W. Va. – A collision involving two tractor trailers on I-81 caused a major traffic jam and sent one man to the hospital. Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department say around 12:30 Friday, a tractor trailer traveling northbound stopped in the roadway after missing his exit to a rest stop near mile marker 2. Another tractor trailer
FRONT ROYAL, Va. - A month after a road closure in Front Royal caused mass confusion and hours of traffic delays, the town council has decided to act. Officials said disgruntled community members asked the council to pass a resolution to address these issues on their behalf. "What we're hoping to accomplish with the resolution is reinforce to Norfolk &
CUMBERLAND, Md. – A man was arrested and charged with attempted first and second-degree murder after police say he stabbed another man Thursday evening. Officers with the Cumberland Police Department responded to a home on Baker Street around 5:45 Thursday, where they reportedly found a 25-year-old man who had been stabbed in the chest and abdomen. The man was taken
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FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. - Maryland State Police arrested a Frederick County man on child pornography and sex abuse-related charges Thursday. Members of the Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) say Joseph Joe Garza, 28, of Walkersville admitted to police about his sexual contact with minors. Garza was reportedly arrested without incident and transported to the Frederick County Detention
WILLIAMSPORT, Md. - It's usually a quiet place to escape, but did you know of all of the 408 National Parks the C&O Canal was the 9th most visited National Park? Spanning more than 180 miles, the C&O Canal saw more than 5 million visitors in 2014. Tourism officials in Washington County say the county helped contribute to those annual
FREDERICK, Md. – The Frederick Police Department is investigating a double stabbing that left a man critically injured and a woman with serious wounds. According to police, the assault occurred just before 8:30 Friday morning at an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Alban Court. Police say three suspects entered the apartment and stabbed the male and female victims.
ANNAPOLIS , Md. - This week, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh issued new guidelines saying police can not profile based on race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or religion. "They do heroic things day in and day out. They make split second decisions that none of us would want to have to make, and they get
HAGERSTOWN , Md . -- So far this year, overall crime is down 27 percent compared to this time last year and down 19 percent compared to the year before in Hagerstown . During the first half of 2014, there were 45 robberies and this year that number is down to 32. In 2014, there were 180 burglaries and this
FREDERICK, Md. -- A 200-year-old, deteriorating log cabin deemed historical because of its age, structure and architecture, will soon be demolished. Habitat for Humanity bought the cabin in 2005, hoping to rebuild. Executive Director, Ron Cramer, says it been a battle with the Historic Preservation Commission for nearly a decade. “I think it's a hard issue for them, as well
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. - After a long growing season, farmers at area orchards and markets are ready to showcase the fruits of their labor. Summer is nearly over and the apple harvest is here, with the fruit being one of the most prolific crops in the four-state area. Growers at Orr's Farm Market in Martinsburg are counting their blessings for
WINCHESTER, Va. -- As members of the media, we're used to reporting on crime and tragedy, but on Wednesday morning, two young journalists from WBDJ7 in Roanoke became part of one. Alison Parker and her photographer, Adam Ward, were both shot to death on live television, and their killer was found just a few hours later by a state trooper from
WINCHESTER , Va. - A West Virginia woman is being held at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center after she was charged with prostitution. "An operation was set up involving an undercover officer. The officer contacted a female who was advertising herself for an escort service through the internet," said Sgt. Frank Myrtle, with the Winchester Police Department’s Criminal Investigations