K-9 Kota and his handler were honored at a ceremony in Winchester on Thursday night.
"Well we don't want to be in a situation where we have to say gosh i wish we had our vests on, um hopefully, we, they never get used but if something does happen during an incident our people are protected. That's the most important thing," said Ward Fleger, Smithsburg EMS Operations Director.
Charles Middleberg was only 9-years-old when the Nazis invaded Paris, France, where he lived with his parents and his younger brother.
"As the driver was going around the turn the tractor trailer actually rolled over on its side, and when it did it actually went in between an electric pole."
Emergency calls will temporarily be handled by Vigilant Hose Company until Emmitsburg Ambulance Volunteer Company suspensions are lifted.
"It was thriving back in the 70's, it evolved into a ghost town, and now it's just this renaissance," said Bridgefoth.
University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center recently announced the expansion of the south side of the building's main tower, on floors two through five.
The K-Mart along 706 E. Main Street will be closing it's doors permanently sometime this June. That means everything must go!
"We generally don't see big checks like this in Western Maryland. It's a special day for us. We have en extremely generous community. A lot more individual and smaller contributions which helps make up our budget, and help us meet the need. So to have a big check we can do big things with it," said Matt Thompson, manager.
Members of VSP met with Clarke County Commonwealth's Attorney Suzanna Mackall Thursday to review the evidence in the Sunday, April 13 incident involving Deputy J.C. McDonald.
The call came in around 11:55 a.m. along the 9500 block of Anthony Highway in Quincy Twp. We're hearing the accident was minor in nature, and around 37 children were transported to another bus to get to school.
Police say when the homeowner arrived they noticed more than $5,000 in jewelry was taken, $1,000 in cash, medication and other electronics.
Troopers say a tractor trailer rolled over into a ditch on I-81 south, near mile marker 311 around 10 a.m. Thursday morning.
Police are searching for a white man, about 20 to 30 years-old, who was wearing a grey knit hat and a grey sweatshirt.
"Because as years go on we become more knowledgeable of the dangers of second hand smoke the ordinance basically protects the workplace and it's employees from those dangers and we know what those dangers are," said Bill Kearns with the Berkeley County Health Department.
A 27-year-old woman is currently listed in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night, according to the Hagerstown City Police Department.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office confirms a 17-year-old will be charged as an adult and is facing attempted murder charges for a shooting incident Wednesday night in Cascade.
The two-vehicle crash happened around 6:45 p.m. near mm 4 along I-81 southbound in Franklin County.
The Maryland Correctional Training Center has become the fourth training center in the state to adopt the America’s VetDogs program.
The hospital will be hosting its 20th anniversary of the Crystal Ball in May with hopes of raising money to get more advanced technology.
The office, located on 38 South Potomac Street, Suite 205 in Hagerstown, will be open Monday through Friday. He also met with the I-81 Coalition to discuss legislature he's working on.
Nearly five years after Berryville Town Councilwoman Gail Smith was murdered in cold blood, her sister, Deborah Smith is likely headed to prison.
Drivers experienced major delays Wednesday evening due to an accident along Interstate-81 southbound at mm 299 in Middletown.
Seven of the club's runners qualified for this year's Boston Marathon and they say returning will be an experience like none other.
The Butcher Shoppe along Stouffer Avenue in Chambersburg received a shipment of the chips around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning.
An LP tanker carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on the roadway around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Garrett County dispatchers.
“It's a great way to partner and find collaborations and create new ideas, new thoughts, new programs and really work on that next generation of entrepreneurs that are coming,” said Kay Stimson, Director of Communications for the National Association of Secretaries of State.
No matter where you live, officials across the four-state area say the same thing: heroin is hurting their communities.
A local police department isn't very fond of the law and says it will have a negative impact on how they operate.
The Washington County Delegation sponsored a bill allowing the comptroller to withhold state tax refunds for people with an outstanding arrest warrant.
A heated debate arose between the Liberty gas station on Reliance Road, town council, and some residents over tractor trailer noises.
Rita Daywalt and Paul Schemel are this year's Republican candidates for state representative in the 90th district.
While in contact with the occupants, deputies say they saw behavior that led them to believe they may be in possession of drugs. A drug sniffing dog conducted a check of the vehicle, and alerted to the odor of narcotics inside.
Farming season is kicking into high gear this month and farmers in Pennsylvania came together to learn more about their craft and how to be safe doing it.
Detectives with the Frederick Police Department have made a sixth arrest in the January 2014 armed robbery and kidnapping, which occurred in the area of E 16th Street and N East Street.
The parents of a little girl who died while in their care are facing additional charges related to her death, according to the State's Attorney for Frederick County.
A Thurmont, Md., brush fire damages several acres of state park land.
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies came to verify the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Monday.
Healthy meals are being delivered to seniors' homes to lower the number of senior malnutrition cases. The senior assisted living facility will be taking part in this initiative for April and May.
Crews were on the scene after a field fire that broke out in Washington Township shortly before 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Authorities say about 400 people attended a party at College Park Apartments where the shooting happened. The building is located just yards away from the University’s football stadium.
"Terk", as she’s affectionately called by her handlers, was one of five horses seized from Robert Bir when Jefferson County Sheriff and Animal Control officials charged him with 15 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
"As soon as the grass started really getting green then I got hit with it, then it took a break, and now that the flowers are coming out it's all over again."
The incident happened on Sunday, April 13 around 2:55 a.m. along Hammond's Mill Road.
The incident happened on Tuesday, April 8 around 3:15 a.m. along the 11600 block of Ernestville Road in Clear Spring.
The acts are alleged to have occurred in 2013 when Protogiannis used his official government credit card to obtain cash advances at the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, West Virginia.
K-9 Officer Kota and his handler Corporal Brittany Kotynski-Neer will receive an award this week from the Woodman of the World Chapter 34, officials say.
In Annapolis, Md., the governor signed several bills Monday, including two marijuana bills and Jake's Law.
Check out these two adorable adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
First responders were called to the house around 2 p.m. Saturday along the 13000 block of Distant View Avenue. Deputies say emergency personnel administered first aid to the child after the family was already conducting CPR.