A residential basement fire claimed the life of one cat and one dog in Hagerstown Thursday afternoon. According to fire officials, two other dogs that were inside the house were transported to a nearby animal clinic.
Two Oakland residents are behind bars after deputies said the two were discovered with drugs in their possession, among other illegal activities.
A Winchester woman is facing charges after police said she left her 3-year-old unattended, putting the young child in danger.
"Don't want to see the Marion School ripped down when I think that we can just kind of add to it," said Joan Smith, CASD School Board Member.
Court documents show Lisa Smith, 33, allegedly had sexual contact with at least three other juveniles.
Winchester's former Economic Development Director is looking to turn over a new leaf. Deskins resigned from his position last April after solicitation and marijuana charges were brought against him in Shenandoah County.
A Winchester man has been charged with indecent exposure, after police say he was seen riding a bike, wearing nothing but a grey t-shirt.
Two women have been rescued out of Shenandoah National Park after they went missing Tuesday night.
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WHAG has confirmed Joseph Christy and Summer McDaniel have been additionally charged with child neglect resulting in death, concealment of a human body, and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Police responded to the reported robbery around 3 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at the 7-Eleven located on 802 Salem Avenue.
“Nothing short of a military deployment is going to help the problem,” said Jenkins. “What's happening on our borders will impact our communities at some point, maybe not today or tomorrow but we will see an impact. Part will be the criminal element that is coming across the border.”
Edward Ditto is a retired physician and for more than 50 years he was actively involved with the Hagerstown Fire Department. Ditto also receives dialysis three times a week.
The incident occurred at 11:20 a.m., Wednesday, July 23 at a business located in the first block of South Loudoun Street. The business said they did not take the $100 bill and the 19-year-old left the business.
Deputies said on Monday, July 21 around 1:30 p.m., two teenage males trespassed on the family's property along Shepherdstown Road, and tied a black tow rope around Catnip. The rope was so tight it had to be cut off with a razor.
It happened around 4 a.m., Wednesday, July 23, at the Shell Gas Station located on Maugans Avenue.
When emergency crews arrived, a man who had a cut on his arm, said he had pulled the baby from the damaged vehicle. The infant was being held in its carrier by witnesses on scene.
"I actually cried. It was very sad to see her. She just looked really pathetic and was dripping sweat. Her eyes were both watering, so it looked like she was crying, and that was sad to watch as well."
The 9th annual Franklin County Fire Chief’s Association Junior Firefighter Academy kicked off this week.
The Humane Society of Washington County has a new CEO, and she already has big plans for organization.
"Some people say that you know all that we've been doing, the picketing, the news releases, things like that are for not, but they have drawn a lot of attention to this problem. And practically I would note that even our local delegate now and other legislators are now taking heat, which they didn't before," Cookman said.
“You’re supporting that farm right there and that family to stay in that business that will support the rest of the other businesses, buying tractors or other equipment, whatever it is,” said Robert Black of Catoctin Mountain Orchard.
The City of Winchester is looking at revising their curfew laws by raising the age requirement from 14 to 16 years old.
The Hagerstown Police Department arrested a local man after they said he threatened two people and robbed them in the City.
Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets announced Tuesday they removed from sale numerous fruit products due to a potential Listeria contamination.
A Mercersburg woman is behind bars after police said she had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy.
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office arrested Andrew Glenn Leonard, 31, and charged him with three counts of armed robbery.
"My ID should represent what I look like on a regular basis. Not somebody else's idea of what they think I should look like," said Kristen Skinner, transgender woman who felt discriminated against at the DMV.
Police continue to search for a person after receiving a report of a sex offense on East Patrick Street.
The blaze happened at a single-story residence along 1015 Virginia Avenue on Saturday. Arriving units saw fire coming out of the front door and adjourning windows.
"After speaking with the doctor located at the Chief Medical Examiner's Office, it was determined that foul play was possibly ruled out," said Sergeant Frank Myrtle, WPD’s lead investigator in the case.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office said a female driver, with four young passengers inside, ran into a tree along the roadway. They said there are no signs of foul play or alcohol involved at this time.
"With the shortage of volunteers and the shortage of career staffing, we may be missing other calls. We've decided the time has come, we need to get out of the transport of the deceased."
"We have an imbalance between some of our buildings,” said Thomas Dick, business administrator for Waynesboro Area School District. “We have more students in one building than other, so we actually have to shuttle them between buildings for specific grades."
Police said around 11 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 a woman reported she was attacked from behind while walking in a wooded area off of E Patrick Street, across from Davis Avenue in Frederick.
“On child abuse in the first degree, which is child abuse resulting in death. She [the judge] imposed a sentence of 30 years suspending all but 20 of that, which means she'll actively serve 20 years,” explained Thomas Degonia, Tramonte’s Attorney.
"I really have a belief that the universe tends to point me in the right direction and the direction that I'm supposed to go in," Rader said.
"Kids who are less engaged in doing active activities tend to actually lose like two to three marking periods worth of knowledge every summer," said Sheila Mount, Hagerstown Community College for Kids teacher.
Six people are facing charges following an operation targeting individuals transporting dangerous substances into and through Frederick County.
Two teens were arrested Wednesday after Front Royal police said they discovered drugs in their vehicle during a routine traffic stop.
The single-vehicle crash happened at 8:22 a.m. along I-70 westbound near the 12 mile marker.
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Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg Barrack have identified the man who was involved in the serious motorcycle accident Sunday morning.
The annual Washington County Ag Expo is now in full swing, and this year's festivities included a fun new event.
The teenager faces numerous charges, including second-degree assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest. He was taken to a detention center.
"When I jumped out, I seen the gun come out the window and they were only about fifteen feet from me."
Months after initial reports of the Cozy restaurant closure, owner Jerry Freeze speaks out in an exclusive interview with WHAG.
WHAG's Carmen Chau sat down with Kathy Anderson, a yoga instructor of Frederick Memorial Hospital to discuss the benefits of doing yoga.
Police in West Virginia are asking for your help to find the people who shot a teenager Saturday evening.
Christmas came early to one park in Western Maryland on Saturday, as kids and families anxiously waited in line to join in on the festivities.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph shows us how Austin Shaffer looks to turn his state-wide successwrestling at Southern Garrett, into national acclaim at West Virginia University.
Frederick Keys, Michael Burgess and Glynn Davis, earned promotions to the Double-A Bowie Baysox after the Keys' victory on Monday night.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph has a look at what some athletes are doing over the summer to give themselves a competitive edge when it comes to their season.
The Hagerstown Suns took game four from the Shorebirds on Monday night to give them the series win against Delmarva.
The Frederick Keys took the rubber match of their series with Winston Salem Dash to win their fourth series in the last five.
The Hagerstown Pony League All-Stars are back in the World Series after a two year absence.
Berkeley Post 14 split their doubleheader with Romney Post 91 on Saturday afternoon.
Sharpsburg Little League fell to West Salisbury in the Maryland State Championship.
The Charles Town Cannons and Winchester Royals win their Valley Baseball League games on Friday night.
Funkstown Legion takes down FSK on Friday night.
The Sharpsburg 11-12 year olds continue on their quest for a Maryland state championship, while the Conococheague 10-11 year olds and Valley 9-10 year olds are eliminated in their respective tournaments.
The Hagerstown Suns turn out the lights against the West Virginia Power, winning in walk-off fashion, 3-2.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph speaks North Hagerstown's Emma Moss about living her dream, as she will play women's lacrosse for the 2014 national champions Maryland Terrapins.
Valley Little League defeated Brunswick to advance to the Maryland 9 and 10 year old state championship.
The Salem Red Sox roughed up Dylan Bundy en route to taking down the Frederick Keys.
The West Virginia Power took down the Hagerstown Suns on Wednesday night.
There's a new sport bubbling up in Frederick, WHAG's Bejoy Joseph has more on the hub-bub surrounding this bubblicious sport.
Conococheague Little League falls to West Salisbury in the Maryland 10-11 year old state tournament, 13-5, while Brunswick also falters against Berlin, 9-3, in the Maryland 9-10 year old state tournament.
The Hagerstown Suns defeat the West Virginia Power, 8-4, on Tuesday night.
For four years at the Saint James School, Madison Fahey dominated the field for the girls lacrosse team. Fahey's game was noticed by a number of top lacrosse schools around the country, but in the end, she decided there's no place like home.
Former Hagerstown Suns are shining bright, playing for the High-A Potomac Nationals this season.
The Orioles former number four overall pick is pleased with his rehab progress in his two starts for the Frederick Keys.
The Frederick Keys dropped their second straight home game to the Potomac Nationals on Saturday night.
The Conococheague All-Stars and Brunswick Little League advanced in their respective Little League state tournaments.
The Jefferson Wildcats swept a doubleheader with FSK Post 11 on Saturday afternoon.
The Frederick Keys are shut out out by the Potomac Nationals, 4-0, ending the Keys' six-game winning streak.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph goes down the four-state road with Rick Leonard, and takes a look at his path from Middletown High School to Florida State University.
Shippensburg Post 223, Greencastle Post 373 and Chambersburg Post 46 all played in American Legion games on Thursday evening.
The Frederick National Little League All-Stars defeat Brunswick, 5-1, winning the Maryland District 2 Championship and earning a berth into the state tournament.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph shows us how one of the nation's top basketball recruits is making his way from St. James High School to Temple University.
The Morgan County Little League 11-12 All-stars defeat Grant County, 11-8, to advance to the West Virginia state tournament.
The Hagerstown Suns defeat the Lakewood BlueClaws, 10-1, after a rainy afternoon on Tuesday.
Little League baseball action for Maryland District 2 and West Virginia District 6.
The Hagerstown Suns took the series opener with the Lakewood Blueclaws on Monday night.
The Hagerstown Suns defeat the Kannapolis Intimidators, 3-1.
The Hagerstown Suns defeat the Kannapolis Intimidators, 9-0, on the Fourth of July.
The Funkstown legion baseball team falls to Cecil, 4-0, while FSK drops a close one to Mifflin County, 6-5, in 2014 Frederick Wood Bat Tournament.
The Frederick Keys surrendered six early runs to the Salem Red Sox, but could not muster a comeback, falling 6-2.
Little League baseball highlights from the District 1 and District 2 tournaments in Maryland.
FREDERICK, MD.--Local US soccer fans gathered at Frederick Indoor Sports Center to root for Team USA during their knock out round matchup against Belgium.
The Hagerstown Suns drop another to the Delmarva Shorebirds 9 to 5 at Municipal Stadium.
Under-19 US football players excited and spoke about participating in U-19 World Championships, next month in Kuwait.
The Hagerstown Suns defeat the Delmarva Shorebirds, 6-5, in 12 innings on Saturday night.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph shows us how Frederick Keys' Outfielder, Mike Yastrzemski, is doing his best to carry on the legacy of his grandfather, Hall of Famer, Carl Yastrzemski.
The Hagerstown Suns took the time to play a baseball game with the Challenger Little League, a local organization that allows children with mental and physical disabilities to play the game of baseball.
WHAG's Dorian Craft caught up with the Hagerstown Suns, as they hope to rebound from their first half collapse, and look to rise back to first place by the end of the season.
Former Shippensburg University quarterback, Zach Zulli, signs his first professional football contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
Hagerstown native and Mercersburg Academy alum, Christian Binford, talks about his minor league career, and what it means to make "road-trips" back home to the four-state area.
Fans turned out to watch the United States take on Germany for the chance to advance in the World Cup.
The Hagerstown Suns win both games of their double-header with the Lexington Legends on Thursday evening.