Richard Lee Baker was sentenced to 10 years with six years suspended on third-degree sex offense charges for an incident that occurred in Allegany County.
Mr. R. Jason Malloy, a Funkstown, Md., native has been named Shenandoah County's Director of Emergency Communications.
The owners of three Puff & Stuff stores located in Cumberland and LaVale, Md., have agreed to forfeit $173,988.61 to settle claims that they sold synthetic drugs at their stores.
The incident happened around 12:12 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at a home along 36 Roberts Road.
The incident happened around 8:38 a.m. Wednesday inside a bathroom on the second floor, southeast corner of the high school. It was initially called in as a building fire.
The Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office has issued a total ban on outdoor burning effective immediately until 6 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2104. Members say all outdoor burning, including recreational fires, is prohibited.
Members with the Clarke County Sheriff's Office are continuing their investigation into the discharge of a service weapon by Deputy J.C. McDonald that happened earlier this month.
"And then we, the mental health and low income don't have our meds, we our therapists. We don't have our way to get better mental health to keep and become productive members of society," said LaVerne Chappell, Hagerstown resident.
The Borough of Chambersburg is being recognized for the way they are making electricity. About 15 percent of their energy comes from trash.
"We're fighting a very formidable political team out there we're fighting the entity that sends work this way so its a tough fight we fought it before and we won and i think we can do it again."
Tuesday marks Earth Day, and for many it's a time to reflect on the environment. Officials say recycling some of the non-traditional items are just as important as the everyday things we think of to recycle.
As the victim was walking down the steps of the stairwell to exit the building, Mejia-Acostas approached him from behind, placed his arm and hand around the victim's neck, and cut the man's throat. Mejia-Acostas then fled the scene.
Deputies say around 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014 they were called to a field on Khyber Pass Road in Linden after a passerby called police about a burned vehicle.
The Federal Communications Division is following the request of Senator Casey's Office in Washington, D.C., to investigate the 911 mobile telephone call made by Timothy Davison before he was fatally shot along Interstate-81.
The Washington County Farm Bureau is taking lessons learned on the farm and bringing them right into students' backyards with the AG Literacy mobile unit.
It happened just after 11 a.m. Tuesday along T.J. Jackson Drive and Hammonds Mill Road at the Roc Station.
The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at Morre's Pharmacy along Old Courthouse Square in Martinsburg.
Joshua Edwards is charged in the July 23, 2006 shooting death of Jackson Rodriguez at a Washington Gardens apartment. Another man, Tony Perry was also shot in the head and lost an eye and part of his memory.
Hagerstown City Police are searching for a 17-year-old Baltimore girl who ran away Monday after visiting family in Hagerstown.
"What we're doing is, we're letting them know when an incident occurs on their property and letting them know, we're giving them the information they need to effectively deal with any incidents that do occur," said Officer Gerard Kendle, Crime Prevention officer.
The Hagerstown Heat competitive cheer and dace team recently competed against more than 235 teams to win a bid to compete at Disney World.
Emergency responders say the call came in around 6:55 p.m. The stabbing occurred along the 100 block of Old Barn Road in the Fox Glen subdivision.
The six-year old boy who was hit by a car Saturday evening has been identified by the Front Royal Police Department.
“Our message is: get it out of Winchester,” said Lauren Cummings, a spokesperson for WPD. “That kind of criminal activity is not welcome here.”
According to officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), opioid pain relievers, otherwise known as the gateway drug to heroin, kill more people than heroin (also an opioid) and cocaine combined.
The Jefferson County Commissioners continue to consider proposed changes to the ESA.
Hagerstown began its fourth annual Earth Week celebration with a ceremony Monday morning.
Frederick's FY-2015 budget proposal requires certain departments and non-profits to adjust financially.
It took about 40 firefighters and 25 minutes to put out the blaze on hollow court in Middletown.
Dispatchers say no injuries have been reported, but do say significant damage has been reported at the home.
WHAG's Carmen Chau sat down with Anne Morton of Frederick Memorial Hospital on how to detect if you have arrhythmia and how to treat it.
The garage and two cars were destroyed in the fire, but luckily, the surrounding homes only received minor damage.
The chase finally stopped in Washington County, Maryland after police put spike strips on the road.
The driver is not facing any charges, and police say speed and alcohol were not a factor.
The Alan P. Linton Emergency Shelter is the hand up in life many homeless people in Frederick need.
A fatal two car collision on U.S. 15 Northbound killed one man.
"It means family time, spending time with our family, with cousins and uncles, the ones we don't usually see and just having fun with all the family."
Fire crews battled a large house fire that completely destroyed one man's home Saturday night along King Street.
Someone drove the child to Jim's Country Store at 26 Shenandoah River Lane to be taken to the hospital in a helicopter.
"I just thought it was Easter Sunday, now I'm happy to know it's Easter Funday!"
One person had to be flown to a hospital after a tractor trailer and truck crashed Saturday afternoon in Clarke County, Virginia.
After receiving a $40,000 grant, the Alan P. Linton Jr. Emergency Shelter is transitioning from a cold-weather shelter to a year-round emergency shelter.
The Martinsburg Police Department says Andre Dexter Smith, 23, and David Anthony Richard, 28, were both caught in Philadelphia. The pair were wanted for the December 16, 2013, shooting death of Spencer Vancamp.
North Cannon Ave. was shutdown around 7pm Friday night after a two car accident.
In order to vote on May 13, you need to be registered by the April 22, deadline, which is less than a week away.
In light of the spike in fatalities on Hagerstown's busy Dual Highway, Maryland State Police offer tips on how to stay safe.
"It’s more of a middle ground between a convention or a conventional primary. The 10th congressional district representatives decided they didn't want to burden tax payers with the primary [costs],” said Beau Correll, Chairman of the Winchester Republican Committee.
"We'll be circling the lake with ten stations of the cross and at each station there's some mediation on some aspect of Christ's last walk before this death," said retired pastor Ed Polling, Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.
The republican primary candidates for state representative of the 78th district are Joshua Lang and incumbent Jesse Topper.
Malcolm Staten, 20, of Chambersburg was arrested Thursday, and charged with aggravated assault and discharging a firearm in an occupied structure. He's also facing several misdemeanor charges, including two counts of simple assault.