"It's a huge effort. We are asking for all the citizens to help us out in clearing the hydrants. It will not only benefit themselves, but the rest of the neighbors in the neighborhood in case of emergency," said Daiello.
A Mineral County man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Martinsburg federal court to multiple drug and animal abuse charges after police say they discovered evidence of a dog fighting operation being run out of his house.
"The only thing i can do is celebrate his memory. I mean, that's why I'm here now, to hang a wreath and let him that I still love him. And he'll be looking down over us, he'll watch us," said William Taylor, close friend to Jeremy Peel.
We have a gut wrenching story out of the Washington County Humane Society, as a little Chihuahua they tried to save, had to be put down.
We want to warn everyone, that some of the images you're about to see of this dog's burns are graphic.
"Everyone wants to go see the Nutcracker. And it definitely helps companies out, and the art form out, and gets the word out and it's such an exciting time of year, I think everyone gets excited for it," Evan said.
A representative from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation sent us a comment saying: "Hagerstown FD was able to demonstrate a need while also establishing a commitment to long-term sustainability of the unit which is important to the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation. We are proud to be able to assist their K9 unit's vital impact on their community."
Russell Ebersole was sentenced to 48 months in prison. The judge suspended 24 months, which means he'll serve two years behind bars. Ebersole was fine $10,000, and will serve two years probation on each count once he's released from lock up.
Samuel Ecker says he's been trying to get this problem resolved for weeks, offering to pay for the landscaping out of his own pocket. He acknowledges that his pigs did root up some of the tombstones, and he says he's sold almost 90 percent of the pigs he owned.
Investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Md. State Police are asking for the public's help in finding an arson suspect, who's wanted in connection to the Habitat for Humanity house fire.
Chief Norman Shiflett said his department received eight separate reports of vandalism on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Through the investigation police were able to determine two local juveniles were responsible for the vandalism.
"They didn't have a particular denomination that they targeted, anything along those lines. They went with where they could get into," said Deputy First Class, Carly Hose, with the Washington County Sheriff's Office. "They did force entry into some of the churches and then other ones they found unlocked, where it be unlocked windows, unlocked doors and entered through those ways."
Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office say Matthew Lee Gilbert turned himself into police Thursday, December 5, 2013, after Ann Chapman, also known as Ann Pennington, was found dead inside a room at the North Gate Motel.