Police are continuing to search for Martin "John" Rogers who went missing on August 21st. He was last seen in the LaVale/Cumberland, Maryland area.
After more than 30 years of service to the community, the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization of Frederick County, Maryland has closed it's doors.
The Winchester Fire Department, and other Winchester volunteer fire departments, asked residents to 'fill their boots' with donations Saturday to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
Troopers with the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack arrested Angelo Cavallero, 36, of Pennsylvania for carrying two handguns into Walmart.
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office found 72-year old, Sandra Starr in a wooded area near Hilltop House. She is listed in stable condition with a few bumps and bruises.
Ronald Dailey Jr. faces multiple child sex abuse charges.
With less than two months until the trial, the Jones family attorney, Sherman Lambert, Sr., is now calling into question a key piece of evidence; the dashboard camera video from police cruisers.
The Frostburg Cinema 123 closed its doors on August 17, but thanks to Movie Heroes, a movie theater saving company out of California, their doors might just open again.
The charges stem from an incident in April 2013, in which three middle school girls accused Nguyen of touching them inappropriately inside a storage closet while he was substitute teaching at Robert E. Aylor Middle School.
Maryland State Police are continuing to investigate the reported drive-by shooting in Hagerstown, and they're asking for the community to help find the suspect(s).
Two Waynesboro men are behind bars for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.
"They do sound real and believable, and there are people out there that might think, 'Oh well this is real', and they might give them too much information. Before it's too late, they could be bankrupt, broke. You know, you never know what could happen," said Greg Sterner II of Frederick County, Maryland.
Wayde Smith is being held at the Washington County Detention Center without bond after being found guilty of a 2013 third-degree sexual assault charge, where he had sex with a 14-year-old girl.
Officers with the Washington Township Police Department are searching for a man who they said stole two laptops from a local Walmart.
Two people are facing charges in connection to a single-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a 19-year-old driver in June.
Troopers said the thefts happened between July 21 and July 27, 2014 at the Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Hagerstown police officers said they responded to the Clarion Inn on Dual Highway for a reported gun shot Thursday night.
Officials said two women, identified as Marlene Campbell, 47, and Naja George, 23, were living in the house and were flown to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore for treatment. They are currently both listed in critical condition.
Chief Thomas Ledwell with the Frederick Police Department is retiring after 22 years of service.
Dozens gathered at South End park Thursday to show their solidarity following the death of unarmed Missouri teen, Michael Brown.
“We have a beautiful, rural, tranquil atmosphere here and this will completely disrupt it. It's the camel’s nose under the tent for massive changes in the Sugarloaf area. We say no to this shooting range, a thousand times no,” said Robin Ficker.
A 16-year-old male was flown to Baltimore Shock Trauma Thursday evening following a serious accident in Hagerstown.
The fate of the old hospital building in Winchester is no longer in the hands of its founders. Winchester Medical Center sold the old hospital, which was built in 1903, for $7 million.
Despite the crackdown on heroin from local law enforcement agencies, the Department of Justice, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Northwestern region of Virginia has had 23 heroin overdose deaths this year.
Talk of replacing the Potomac river bridges between Maryland and West Virginia have the attention of many local residents.
Officials originally stated Anderson was taken to Winchester Medical Center to be treated for “cuts and bruises.” However, officials told WHAG on Thursday that Anderson was later transported to Fairfax Inova’s Trauma Center, due to the severity of his injuries.
Alan DeValerio worked at the White House during the Reagan, Carter and Bush Sr. administrations.
During the meeting, the board approved to limit construction to spend no more than $8.3 million. The school district will solicit bids for future construction.
Troopers said the incident happened in the 20000 block of Jefferson Boulevard, near Yingling's Golf Center.
The new organization, Gatekeepers, is working to lower that number. It has helped about 40 ex-offenders, including Cooper, get jobs through meetings and mentoring.
A Cumberland man is facing numerous charges after police said he interrupted a high school band practice and threatened students and faculty, while holding a knife.
Deputies said victims are being contacted by people claiming to be government employees are offering them large amounts of cash.
The crash happened at 6:57 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27 along Pine Run Road, just east of Winding Lane in Hamilton Township.
They said the suspect entered the High's Dairy Store on Jefferson Boulevard just after midnight, and demanded money from the clerk while showing a handgun.
The Frederick Police Department and the Neighborhood Advisory Council want to make the community aware of an uptick in items being stolen from vehicles in the Golf View Area.
At 400 lbs in 2011, one Frederick man went under the knife to make a life changing decision by getting gastric bypass surgery.
Fire and rescue personnel pulled a Bluemont resident out of a 20 ft. ditch, on the corner of Dodge Avenue and Eastside Lane, around 9 a.m. Wednesday, after a friend found him and called 911.
Officials think the trailer vaulted over the tractor, pinning Jenkins in the cabin.
This week's Kidscaster is Catherine Charlton from Martinsburg, West Virginia!
"We are going to do as much as we can to keep your children safe."
It's been more than seven months since Timothy Davison was run off the road on Interstate-81 and then shot and killed. And with a recent road rage incident just days ago, it's putting some residents on edge.
Officials said 460 homes in the area were without power due to the crash. It took more than an hour to restore power to all but four homes.
“That’s phase two of the development plan that we voted on a couple of years ago, the contractor was awarded this January and because of the weather they didn't get started,” said Frederick Mayor Randy McClement.
Detectives determined Clark approached two juvenile females in the area and while speaking with them, he grabbed the breast of one of the juveniles.
A Hagerstown man is behind bars after Maryland State Police said he threatened a woman at knife-point before taking her and her toddler against their will.
A four vehicle collision claimed the life of one person Wednesday morning along Taneytown Pike (Rt. 140). The crash happened at 10:24 a.m. along the eastbound side of Rt. 140, west of Four Points Bridge Road in Frederick County.
A man who was struck by a Norfolk Southern train in Hagerstown earlier this month passed away in the hospital on Sunday, according to Capt. Paul Kifer with the Hagerstown Police Department.
Officers with the Hagerstown Police Department responded to the 300 block of S. Mulberry St. for a report of a single shot fired just before 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
The call came in just after 3:30 a.m. for a residential structure fire at 341 Osage Street. Officials said they arrived to find a multi-family house, consisting of two apartments, with significant smoke coming from the upstairs.
"Just the house was fully engulfed. I mean, there was fire jumping out off the roof and everything. The side of the house, out of the garage, the front of it, and it was just a lot of fire," said Keith Carter, neighbor.
High pressure keeps most of us dry today, but the holiday weekend is looking messy for the 4State...
South Hagerstown made the postseason for the first in awhile in 2013, and the Rebels will look to run with that momentum headed into 2014.
After a down year last year for Smithsburg, there is promise in Leopards nation for the upcoming season. With most of last year's starters returning, the Leopards look to be a dangerous opponent in 2014.
The St. James Saints opened their football season with a win over Mt. Carmel on Saturday afternoon.
Friday Night Sports Connection 8/29/14 Part 1: H.D. Woodson-Martinsburg, Jefferson-Spring Mills, Washington-Hedgesville, Sherando-Musselman, Hampshire-Preston.
Coaches and players of Northern Garrett and Southern Garrett High Schools speak about the upcoming season.
Friday Night Sports Connection 8/29/2014 Part 2: Chambersburg - Greencastle-Antrim, Frederick County Christian - St. John's CP, Silver Oak - MSD
The Oakdale Bears have become state title contenders in soccer, lacrosse and basketball in the school's short history, and after tripling their win total in 2013, the Oakdale football team believes that now is their time to shine.
The St. James football team earned some much-needed experience last season, and returns to the field in 2014 with high hopes of improving greatly on last season.
The North Hagerstown Hubs enter this season with a new head coach on the sidelines for the first time in 13 years, but the team says the transition into the Greg Stains era has been a smooth one.
In seven total football seasons as a program, the Mountain Ridge Miners have yet to make the playoffs. A trend they look to change this fall.
The Middletown Knights have brought home the Maryland 2A State Championship for the past three seasons, and will look to do the same in 2014.
The Maryland School for the Deaf football team has won ten national championships since 2001, but the Orioles have fallen short of that title in the past two seasons. A pattern they look to change this season.
The Linganore Lancers put the fear back into the spear last season, but came up short in the Maryland 3A State Championship. But they're ready to make another run in 2014.
The Hancock Panthers are coming off one of their best seasons in school history, including their first playoff apperance since 2004. This year, the Panthers are back on the prowl and looking to make a deep run into the 1A playoffs.
The Frederick Cadets, who after coming up just one win shy of the playoffs in 2012, came away with only one win last year -- something they're hoping to change this season.
The Shepherd Rams and Shippensburg Red Raiders hosted football media ahead of the upcoming 2014 season.
The Fort Hill football team has not only ruled the roost in the city of Cumberland for the past few seasons, but the Sentinels also ruled the entire state last year, bringing home the Maryland 1A state championship. This year, Fort Hill is hoping to repeat the success they had in 2013.
Clear Spring is ready to blaze a new trail this season, with the inspiration to rally a community recovering from devastation.
The Catoctin Cougars graduated several players from last year's squad that earned a spot in the playoffs, but the team says they're ready for some new faces to step up this coming fall.
The Brunswick Railroaders followed up a state semifinal run in 2012, with a 3-7 regular season in 2013. But the team looks to put things back on track with a postseason berth in 2014.
The Boonsboro Warriors moved up to the 2A classification last year, and after finishing the year at 6-4, the team looks to build on what was a promising season.
After finishing with a 5-5 record last season, the Allegany Campers look to get back to fulfilling high expectations this fall.
The Sherando Warriors look to continue their winning ways in 2014, after marching all the way to the Virginia 4A State Championship game in 2013.
The John Handley football team is hoping to not only make the postseason this year, but the Judges are also hoping to make a run at a state championship.
While Millbrook endured the growing pains of playing with a young team last season, the Pioneers are hoping to translate their experiences into wins this fall.
The James Wood Colonels are coming off of back-to-back one-win seasons, but the team expects to see more wins this year because of their returning experience.
Even though Waynesboro finished last season with an 0-10 record, the Indians are confident heading into this fall, with former NFL wide receiver, Brennan Marion, taking the reigns as head coach.
The Shippensburg Greyhounds look to make it three consecutive years of being crowned the Colonial League Champion, despite losing three of their top scoring threats from last season.
Mercersburg Academy finished under .500 in 2013, but this season, the Blue Storm are vowing to return to winning football.
After a 4 and 6 record in 2013, the James Buchanan Rockets are in search of their first winning season in nearly a decade.
The Blue Devils are coming off back-to-back five-and-five seasons, and this year, Greencastle is looking to get over the hump, with the goal of playing more than their ten scheduled regular season games.
The Chambersburg Trojans are regulars on the high school playoffs scene, but they have lost in first round each of the last three seasons. Now the team's goal is to jump that hurdle and march futher into the postseason.
In just a coupld of years of existence, the Washington Patriots have developed in sports powers in both basketball and baseball, but the question is, can the Pats become a contender in football? That may happen soon with a new coach -- abman who is bringing a winning background to the program.
The Spring Mills Cardinals are our youngest program in the entire four-state. The Cards have officially gotten their feet wet, and after gaining some much needed experience in their first season of play last year, Spring Mills is now looking to take the next step as a football team.
It's business as usual at Martinsburg, where the Bulldogs are looking to bring home their fifth consecutive state championship this fall.
Coming off a trip to the postseason in 2012, Musselman fell short of expectations last fall, losing four of their last five contest. But the Applemen say, it's "playoffs or bust" in 2014.
The Keyser Golden Tornado is now two years removed from advancing to the state championship game, and even though they made it to the postseason last year, the Black and Gold looks to make another deep run in 2014.
The Jefferson Cougars are coming off of a 5-5 campaign in 2013, in a season that fell short of reaching the playoffs. But heading into this fall, the Cougars say anything less than a postseason berth will be a disappointment.
The Hedgesville Eagles are under new leadership this season, as Aaron Fiddler takes the reigns as head coach. And the team says, a new era of football means the Eagles are ready to take flight.
The Hampshire Trojans came up just one win short of the postseason in 2013, but the team is ready to tackle this season with a vengeance.
Last year, the Frankfort Falcons had a great regular season and went into the playoffs with high hopes of advancing far in the state tournament. But that came crashing down when they lost in the first round. This season, many key ingredients return, as they look to make a serious push into the state playoffs.
Our Countdown to Kickoff series begins with the Berkeley Springs Indians - the Indians added one win to their resume in 2013, and look to continue to build on that success this season.
The Hagerstown Suns used the long ball to power past the Kannapolis Intimidators, while the Frederick Keys stumbled against the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
Shepherd University was picked Friday to win the Moutain East Conference by the league's coaches; the Rams won the inaugural MEC crown last year en route to an appearance in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals.
The Hagerstown Suns won their second straight againt the Kannapolis Intimidators, while the Frederick Keys dropped game one of their series against the Wilmington Blue Claws.
The Hagerstown Suns defeat the Kannapolis Intimidators, 8-1, while the Frederick Keys fall to the Carolina Mudcats, 6-4, on Thursday night.
Dan Cunningham announced that he is stepping down as the head football coach at North Hagerstown, to accept an offer to become the Athletic Director at Williamsport High School. WHAG's Zac Glover caught up with the former coach, and he says it's a decision that did not come easy.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph concludes our summer series, featuring the second half of the North Hagerstown Girls Lacrosse dynamic duo, Leah Peterson.
After five rehab starts with the Frederick Keys on the road, Dylan Bundy, finally pitches in front of the home crowd, as the Keys earn the 7-3 win against the Carolina Mudcats.
WHAG's Bejoy Joseph spent the day in College Park, and has a preview of this year's University of Maryland football team.