MARYLAND - The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention committed $1,914,907 to nine jurisdictions across the state for the Safe Streets initiative. It's a program helping two local law enforcement agencies identify and arrest serious offenders.
"We typically see an increase in call volume during the summer. However, the uptick in violent activity is something that is uncommon for us," said Sgt. Joe Hayer, with the Frederick City Police Department.
The two candidates for the first-ever Frederick County, Md. executive are already sparring over what should happen to the proposed waste-to-energy facility.
On the heels of Tuesday night's powerful storm, First Energy has announced they are beginning their water and ice program in Frederick and Hagerstown.
Jeffrey Miles will head to trial on September 22 for the 1995 murder of Angie Lynn Daley.
"Lock your car, don't leave your keys in it if you're going to run in the store for a few minutes. Turn your car off, lock it, take your keys with you. Don't leave things of value within the car."
Viewer Submitted Severe Weather Photos from the Severe Thunderstorms on Tuesday, July 8, 2014
A week has passed and the community is rallying around her family and co-workers, and they're remembering Heather the way she was, one of a kind.
It's been 150 years since Middletown and the City of Frederick were held for ransom by confederate troops during the Civil War.
Tuesday night's powerful storm killed one child and injured several others at a summer camp in Carroll County, Maryland. More than 100 children were in an open air pavilion when the storms hit.
Many people in our area are still without power Wednesday evening. Here's the latest look at the numbers being reported from First Energy.
Severe thunderstorms moved across the region on Tuesday Evening leaving behind lots of damage and plenty of people in the dark without power. The National Weather Service is releasing official damage reports from these thunderstorms.
The incident happened at 12:03 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 inside the parking lot of the Costco located at 251 Front Royal Pike.
During a search at the address, detectives discovered loaded handgun magazines and ammunition in the bedroom of the suspect, 19-year-old Micah Karem Jeffrey. In addition, police say marijuana was also found.
In Frederick, W. 12th Street was struck the hardest. The high winds uprooted several trees, with one landing on the roof of a house.
"Well you know anytime a child is a victim it's very difficult for us to deal with. Many of us are fathers and mothers in the West Virginia State Police and law enforcement in general and those are the most difficult kind of cases to work," said Lt. Michael Baylous, Public Information Officer with West Virginia State Police
Franklin County is near the top of the list for the number of "texting while driving" violations in the state.
Paramedics respond to several cardiac arrest calls each month and many of those people in need of help don't make it.
An industrial accident ended with one man dead Tuesday afternoon.
Severe Thunderstorms moved through the region this afternoon and evening leaving many people without power, and lots of damage behind... WHAG's newscasts were also taken off the air Tuesday Evening due to the severe thunderstorms...
The hiring process started four months ago with a nationwide search, which dwindled down to seven candidates for an interview process.
A Hedgesville high school teacher is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
They were crimes that had many living in fear, a string of intentionally set fires that resulted in eight people being charged. Now, the case is closed and the people who helped crack the case are being honored.
A tractor trailer is blocking a busy intersection in Winchester Tuesday afternoon. Police said the accident occurred downtown on the corner of East Piccadilly and North Cameron.
Washington Township Police say Terry Siford, 37, is charged with felony counts of burglary, theft and robbery in connection to a break-in that occurred on Feb. 9, 2014 at 11411 North Garfield Street.
The Hagerstown Police Department is warning residents to be aware of the rising number of motor vehicle thefts in the city. Officers say in June the department took 13 reports for stolen vehicles.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Interstate-70 eastbound near mile-marker 27 at the I-81 interchange.
Beginning October 1, 2014 Winchester Fire and Rescue will improve from a Class Four to a Class Three, placing Virginia in the top three percent.
A new county report shows that 97 percent of curb ramps and 13 percent of Frederick County's 153.87 miles of sidewalk are non-compliant with ADA standards.
More than 70 drivers from around the United States are moving across Rt. 50 as they take on the Rally North American Race.
"Once every five years we have to reach every distribution and transmission line to make sure we can deliver safe and reliable electricity to the customers."
"There's nothing worse for me. I'm responsible for these folks, whether they're employees or contractors. And if someone is not paying attention in a work zone it can be a life or death situation," said Barry Schoch, PennDOT.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Monday their 2014 June numbers for the state's four casinos, showing an overall increase in revenue.
PETA is offering up to $3,000 for information leading to the safe return of the missing tortoise and the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft and vandalism at a local Ijamsville farm.
K-9 Officer Kota has been named the 2014 Law Enforcement dog winner for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. Police say Kota is now one of eight finalists vying for the title of top American Hero Dog of 2014.
West Virginia State Police say on Friday around 6:57 p.m. they received a call for a single-vehicle crash along Clarence Taylor Road near Springfield.
Check out these two adorable adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
A high speed police chase over the weekend led to an unexpected end, after police say the driver and passenger admitted to burying their infant in the George Washington National Forest.
Officers say Romario Anderson fired a gun into the air several times on April 24, 2014 after a verbal altercation with another man on Rhode Island Court.
Frederick Police Officers were called to the 1800 block of Dulaney Ct. Monday morning for an assault.
Anyone who saw the crash or has information about it is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg.
The Frederick Police Department identified and arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection with the shooting that occurred along Sagner Ave., Friday.
"It's very common for a facility of this size and magnitude, with what they had stored, to have those hot spots come back out and be hit again."
A 13-year old juvenile has been arrested and charged in connection for the 15 year old girl who was shot in the leg on July Fourth in Frederick, Maryland.
Thousands gathered at Antietam National Battlefield for a concert hosted by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra.
Dispatchers with Franklin County Fire and Rescue say only about two or three calves made it out alive.
A teenage girl was shot in the leg Friday evening on Sagner Avenue. Police say this investigation is ongoing.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court Ruled in favor of for-profit family owned corporations. Locals in the Hagerstown area had differing thoughts on the ruling.
The home was for sale and no one was in the home at the time the fire broke out.
Officers with Frederick Police Department in Maryland respondeded to the 400 block of Sagner Avenue for reports of a girl who was shot in the leg.