A local veteran, who injured her knees while fighting in Iraq, received a gift Saturday that she says will change her life forever.
The community in Thurmont is coming together to raise awareness about drugs. Many residents say there’s a heroin epidemic in the area. WHAG’s Shayna Halper tells us, how those who have been hit hardest by this epidemic are working together to educate the rest of the community.
"We want to see people who obviously come in here knowing this is a physical job and they've prepared themselves for the job. This starts weeding out those who really haven't prepared," said David Long, the recruiting and training coordinator at the Hagerstown Police Department.
Investigators with the Hagerstown Police Department are releasing more information about Friday morning's homicide.
The Ranson Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that also caused an evacuation Friday afternoon.
A Charles Town man is facing sexual assault charges accused of raping a 14-year-old girl.
A local woman was the first female student to graduate from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautic's Hagerstown Campus.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is honoring students in Frederick and Washington Counties for their artistic skills and vision of Maryland’s future.
Officials with the Maryland Theatre announced a donation of $250,000 was given on Friday, which will support their plaster renovation project.
After years living in a community with out-dated water lines installed in 1935, residents and officials celebrated in the completion of the Rosemont Water Supply Project.
It was at the Ruby's Restaurant/gaming parlor in Martinsburg, where police say Frederick County Sheriff Deputy Todd Joia came and stole money boxes from two gaming lottery machines earlier this month.
“Not too many people who are of age, and who occasionally drink, are going to forego that celebratory toast during this holiday season. We only ask people that drink responsibly.”
“It's tax payer dollars. It's serious."
So making sure that we're serving the best quality product at the highest level, utilizing the fresh products that have less additives, less preservatives and just flat out taste better. That's what's important to us in making sure that kids are eating their meals and it all comes down to taste for kids," said Jeffrey Proulx.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- The Hagerstown Police Department has blocked off Baltimore Street. The detective unit is on the scene.
Police in Waynesboro say an elementary school student is facing charges after bringing a weapon to his elementary school.
Target announced 40 million customers credit and debit card information may have been compromised. WHAG speaks with a local bank about how to stay safe.
In his 30 years serving Berkeley County, Delegate John Overington says 2014 will be the most challenging.
The Frederick County Board of Commissioners and other county officials met Thursday to discuss the future of the Frederick County, Maryland.
They aren't silver, but you can "hear them ringing," at the Valley Mall, as the Washington County Commissioners rang away in a bell ringing marathon.
Andrew Sayen is a kindergartener at Bass-Hoover Elementary and the muscles in his heart are too thick.
Toys for Tots opened its doors to families who need toys for Christmas. Toys for Tots is a 65-year holiday tradition that's putting nearly 20,000 presents under trees for around 3,000 kids in our area.
What started as one police officer's effort to help Williamsport children in need during the holidays, has turned into a full-blown special event for five deserving kids from each school district in Washington county.
'Tis the season for getting sick, and also the season many set goals or New Year's resolutions to either loose weight or make healthier choices. WHAG’s Shayna Halper spoke with a local nutritionist to find out the best way to do that, after three new studies prove vitamins could just be a waste of your money.
Volunteers of The Presbyterian Church handed out over one hundred scarves to the needy at their soup ministry.
Kevin White was arrested and charged with a second-degree misdemeanor assault for punching a man outside of Ava's Bar.
An author from our Washington County area was in Hagerstown on Wednesday to celebrate the release of his new book.
Boy Scouts are celebrating the holiday season with their annual Christmas tree fundraiser.
"Events like this are a lot of fun" said Logee. "We went to Goodwill and bought some sweaters that were not very pretty looking, put things on them and made them up!"
Two state troopers were killed in the line of duty in 1977, and now local law enforcement officials are taking steps to get a major roadway renamed in their honor.
"It just doesn't make any sense to bus us past an elementary school, and send us to one that's on the other side of town.”
The ticket has not yet been claimed. The West Virginia Lottery is encouraging the ticket holder to sign the back of the ticket and call the Lottery at 1-304-558-0500.
Maryland State Police say a tractor trailer jackknifed, and the accident involved four to five vehicles.
In Morgan County, a tractor trailer entanglement sent one person to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce hosted it's monthly morning mixer at the new county public relations office.
A soldier from Chambersburg, who lost both his legs when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan, says he finally has a place to call home after two years of recovery and more than 25 surgeries.
A Berryville woman remains in custody at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center, after being denied bond on Monday.
While it might be hard to believe that a thief would actually steal wrapped Christmas gifts meant for others, police are urging residents to not take their personal safety for granted.
The new center is 4,000 square feet and cost $2.7 million. It has all kinds of historical exhibits and a gift shop
In Winchester, two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after an accident involving a school bus.
A Jefferson County man is suing Potomac Edison after he says he was over billed a few thousand dollars.
It is called the Payment in Lieu of Planting Fee or Enacting Fee System, a fee that is paid to protect existing forests on a development site instead of planting new ones.
The jackpot has already rolled over more than 20 times since October, making it the second largest Mega Millions jackpot ever.
As the taxicab arrived at its destination in the 1400 block of Taney Avenue, a man in the passenger seat, Kevin Andrew Ashton, Jr., 27, began chocking the cab driver, advising the driver to remain quiet or he would kill him.
"Times are hard, people don't have money and gas prices don't seem to fall in line with people's needs and demands. Yes, you have irate customers all the time, and rightfully so," said Alberuni Kidwai, owner of the H-Mart gas station in Martinsburg.
Deputies say three men are facing burglary charges after the group broke into a local Frederick business and took wire copper off of the property.
Martinsburg City Police are investigating a homicide that happened Monday evening when shots were fired in front of an apartment building on Pendleton Drive, leaving one man dead.
Deputies with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office have released the names of the two men who were arrested Monday afternoon after they led police on a high speed chase in Myersville.
Senator David Brinkley, of Frederick County, is asking for an investigation into the state's implementation of the Affordable Care Act within the Maryland General Assembly.
It happened Tuesday morning just before 3 a.m. at the South Cumberland Pharmacy on West Industrial Boulevard. .