Police said a threat against Williamsport Elementary prompted the lockdown. The threat was investigated and determined to be a rumor or prank, according to the Washington County Public Schools Facebook page.
THE "RED NOSE DAY" THREE HOUR PRIME TIME SPECIAL IS TONIGHT-- AT 8PM RIGHT HERE ON WHAG.
The Hagerstown Police Department said the missing person investigation for Melissa Collins, 17, is now a homicide investigation.
It was around 2 a.m. on April 16th when Jefferson County dispatcher, Mark Pangle got a call that he didn't see coming. The Leplatt family called 911 after Melissa was going into labor at her own house.
"You can get lost in the grief. It gives us a place to kind of leave that space and go to do something where we have a positive impact and purposing his life forward," said Mara Bauserman, Gabe's mother.
The MVA said the curriculum won't be affected and students will continue to learn the skills of parallel parking in the classroom, they just won't need to prove it on the road.
Gov. Larry Hogan recently announced he will not be releasing $68 million from the Geographic Cost of Education Index, leaving the Frederick County School system scrambling to close a $1.5 million dollar deficit.
Greencastle Golf Club is one of many businesses in Antrim Township that is closer to obtaining a liquor license after unofficial results show a majority of residents voted yes in Tuesday’s election for a “wet” township.
A Winchester based company that specializes in mobile app technology launched “My School’s PTO mobile app,” for schools and parent-teacher organizations. The app is both a fundraising tool and alert system.
Check out this week's Save-A-Lot Kidscaster, Kierstin Shrader!
The school is receiving $100,000 in federal funding to develop a new geochemistry laboratory on campus, as well as another $100,000 from state sources of funding.
Part of the results of this years Maryland legislative session is an increase in general funds for the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
The Chambersburg Police Department arrested a man for allegedly raping his girlfriend's nine-year-old daughter on Wednesday.
A local veterinary clinic is providing free eye exams for some animals who are more than just pets.
The Winchester School Board has spent months working to find a solution to fix problems caused by overcrowding.
May is Mental Health Month and one local health care facility is stressing the importance of addressing mental health problems in their early stages.
The "Red Nose Day" three hour prime time special is tomorrow, May 21, right here on WHAG.
Local voters headed to the polls in Pennsylvania Tuesday to cast ballots in the state’s primary election. There were several state-wide contests on the ballot as well as local races.
A motorcyclist was flown to York Hospital on Tuesday around 7:56 p.m. after colliding with another vehicle at the intersection of Duffield Road and Olde Pine Drive in Chambersburg.
Unofficial results for the referendum to allow for the issue of liquor licenses are final with 1,141 people voting yes and 882 people voting against it.
A man was arrested on Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. after attempting to assault two juveniles with a knife in the area of Arch Street and Industrial Boulevard, according to a press release.
A deputy with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office in Virginia is back on active duty after the Commonwealth decided not to press charges for his involvement in a fatal shooting last month.
A one-year-old male child died on Tuesday afternoon, after being struck by vehicle on the 13000-block of Cearfoss Pike.
"This is beyond a prank, this is not a prank in my mind. A prank is a joke, this is just a criminal act of vandalism."
Eighteen members of the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services were honored by the State for their outstanding service.
Operation Personal Freedom, Harley Davidson’s new free learn to ride program, gives back to our nation's servicemen and women.
Eight-year-old Reese Burdette remains hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, after a fire at her grandparents' home on Memorial Day of last year.
The world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking products is located in Winchester, Virginia. Trex Co. Inc. has announced new executive leadership changes, set to take place later this summer.
The Hagerstown Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect that is wanted for committing burglaries of bars and taverns in the downtown area.
Three members on the Frederick County, Md. Ethics Commission resigned after receiving backlash on a recent ruling deeming it ethical for county-elected officials to bid on county capital improvement projects.
The Jefferson County Board of Education appointed Dr. Bondy Shay Gibson as superintendent of the Jefferson County School system on Tuesday night during a special board meeting.
The woman accused of stabbing her grandmother to death on Dec. 22, 2014 entered a plea of not guilty by not being criminally responsible in court on Monday.
Frederick Police were dispatched to Baker Park for a report of a man exposing himself on Tuesday morning.
Several Frederick County, Md. residents have reported being the victims of phone scams that demanded cash to pay for false crashes and hostage situations.
The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for Charles William “Bill” Haines, 87, of Deer Park.
Dispatchers n Frederick say they got a call for a fire at an apartment building on the 300 block of Selwyn Drive just after 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Berkeley County dispatchers say there was a fire at Twin Lakes Circle in Martinsburg Monday night, at about 11:50 p.m.
Sheriff's deputies responded Sunday afternoon to a Tropical Smoothie Café at the Riverton Commons in Front Royal, after receiving a call from an employee saying two people tried to buy drinks with counterfeit $20 bills.
One person is dead after a motorcycle accident that happened around 5:51 p.m. on Knobley Road off of Rt. 50 on Monday.
"Unless we treat the root of that issue by getting at the addiction problem, we're never going to reduce the crime and we're all going to continue to be victims," said Sheriff Doug Mullendore, Washington County Sheriff's Office.
The Municipal Primary Election is Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
A historical tour guide from New Jersey and a Desert Storm war veteran have paired up to spark some life in the Winchester National Cemetery.
The Municipal Primary Election is Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
A local seven-year-old boy's battle with multiple diseases and a rare form of cancer has highlighted his courage and determination in the midst of adversity.
Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley's annual golf tournament is now in its 18th year. Golfers seek to raise awareness of the disease, as well as funds for no-cost programs.
A young pedestrian was taken to Meritus Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on the corner of Potomac Avenue and W. Franklin Street on Monday afternoon.
Two Westminster men were arrested for their alleged participation in an assault and robbery that occurred at the Exxon Station on 1561 Opossumtown Pike in August.
"I think there's a lot more I need to do here. As senator, I hope I can produce more for my state of West Virginia, and my country."
Check out these two adorable, adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
Following small business week, Washington County Commissioners are recognizing small businesses and the vital role they play in the community.