After months of hearing about heroin overdoses, a group of residents in northwestern Virginia are doing something about it. WHAG’s Merris Badcock spoke to one mother on the Addiction Action Committee, who shares her personal connection to the heroin epidemic.
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says it was a normal Tuesday in the courthouse until a man being arrested after failing a drug and alcohol test at his bond hearing decided to take matters into his own hands and leave the courtroom.
Weeks ahead of schedule, the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing says it has launched its first C-17 Globemaster III local training flight at its base in Martinsburg, West Virginia, on December 18th.
The City of Charles Town in conjunction with the non profit organization Friends of Happy Retreat are buying the Charles Washington Happy Retreat property.
Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 23-year-old Martinsburg woman Thursday in connection with a deadly hit and run accident that happened on December 6th on Hedgesville Road. Sarah Quaglio was charged with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.
An apartment fire in Thurmont, Maryland displaced four people and left $75,000 in damages.
Virginia State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the person responsible for a deadly hit-and-run that happened around 7 a.m. December 19th in the 1000 block of Rest Church Road in the Clearbrook area of northern Frederick County. The crash involved a pedestrian and a vehicle.
The Frederick Police Department has identified two additional suspects in an armed robbery, which took place on October 31, 2013. One has been arrested. Police are still looking for the other person.
Kelly Renner, owner of the local gift shop Carol and Compan,y stopped by WHAG Morning News with Caitlin Francis on Friday morning.
Maryland State Police in Hagerstown responded to a rollover collision involving two tractor trailers on I-70 Eastbound at mile marker 3 just before 5 a.m. on Friday. The accident is now clear.
Officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the McDonalds at 1399 W. 7th Street for a reported armed robbery at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday night.
Late Wednesday night, troopers from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barracks responded to the Flintstone Fire Department for a reported stabbing victim.
The city of Frederick was recently awarded a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin demolition on buildings in the way of the airport runway expansion project.
In an exclusive interview with WHAG’s Merris Badcock, Lala Mooney, a Cuban-American and mother of Congressman elect Alex Mooney, says that voting for her son in November was hardly her first involvement with politics.
The Humane Society of Washington County seized more than 90 animals from a farm in Boonsboro. It says it found dozens of dead and decomposing farm animals. The property owner is now facing more than 300 charges.
It's an annual tradition for parents to have their kids get photos taken with Santa Claus. But without the help of Deputy Howard Ward of the Washington County Sheriff's Office, that may not have happened this year.
Delegate Kelly Schulz (4A) was appointed by Governor-elect Larry Hogan as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Students at the Career Magnet School in Chambersburg won $25,000 for their school by pledging to drive safely through State Farm's “Celebrate My Drive" Program.
As the 2015 legislative session approaches, elected officials are working towards alleviating traffic congestion along Interstate 270.
The Jack E. Barr Therapeutic Group Home for Girls operated by San Mar Children's Home closed December 1st, but San Mar's CEO said that was misinterpreted by many people in the community who thought San Mar as a whole would be closing.
Maryland State Police say a man was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries following a tractor trailer accident in Myersville.
Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man and woman from New York Wednesday night, for bringing illegal cigarettes into the state from Virginia.
Officers with the Hagerstown Police Department say there was an armed car jacking at the McDonalds at 316 E. Washington St. just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
We’ve got a wonderful story out of Inwood. A Marine has returned home, and surprised his younger sister in the process.
In Franklin County, a jury declared Carl Varner guilty of first degree murder; co-defendant Jason Shauf was found guilty of second degree murder in the death of a man in 2012.
Gas prices in the United States have fallen about forty percent in the second half of 2014, leading to many happy faces at the pumps in the four-state area.
A Frederick man was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection to a 2012 homicide in Miami.
As part of President Barack Obama's efforts to support early education, Virginia was awarded a large federal preschool expansion grant and Winchester was one of the many locations selected.
Check out this week's Kidscaster, Nathan Sealock!
One of the fastest growing public two-year colleges in the entire nation is in Martinsburg. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is happy its success is being recognized, and plans to add more buildings.
The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services held its second elite K-9 unit graduation of the year Wednesday, with five new dogs joining the team.
Many shoppers are still searching for the perfect last minute deals on gifts. Stores are still offering ways to accommodate shoppers just days before Christmas.
Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a Chambersburg man who failed to return to the Franklin County Jail to serve time for assault charges.
A man wanted for armed robbery was arrested Tuesday in Cumberland after allegedly assaulting a woman.
Troopers with Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg say the Rite Aid at 5030 Lincoln Way East in Fayetteville was robbed just after 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Angie Riford, director of Marketing with the Hagerstown Premium Outlets, stopped by WHAG Morning News with Caitlin Francis to share some holiday fashion tips and looks for everyone, and every occasion!
"It's going to bring some new life to the community. The students we get will be great people, mature people, serious students - and I think they will generally treat downtown with care because it will be their home."
A Frederick man is facing first degree murder charges stemming from a homicide in Miami in July of 2012.
The Frederick Zoning Board of Appeals hearing scheduled for Tuesday evening was postponed.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident that occurred on Eastern Blvd. in Hagerstown, near the YMCA.
Between the Hagerstown Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff's Office, three pedestrian-involved accidents in 2014 were fatal.
Teachers from Ranson Elementary School and TA Lowery Elementary School were two of the schools that received money for four classroom projects totaling over $3,000.
Governor Terry McAuliffe wants all cities and counties in the state to have the same voting machines, and is allocating $28 million to do so.
A high-speed chase in Berkeley County happened Tuesday morning around 4 a.m. Officials say two men driving a blue Pontiac Sunfire led police through Berkeley County and into Jefferson County.
A Frostburg man was arrested Tuesday for his connection to an October burglary at Giuseppe's Restaurant on Bowery Street.
Flu season is in full swing, and reports indicate this year's flu vaccine might not be as effective because of a new strain of the disease. Despite the warning, officials say it is still important to get the flu shot.
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is searching for the driver involved in an early morning police chase through two counties on Tuesday.
Officers with the Cumberland Police Department say they responded to Fastenal at 1050 Industrial Boulevard for a breaking and entering just after 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
New figures released on Monday show Maryland is facing a larger budget gap than expected. The shortfall has education advocates concerned over the future of funding.
The peace light is no ordinary flame - and now it's in Hagerstown, all the way from the place where Jesus Christ was said to be born.