Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland) has announced that she will not seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate in 2016.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 is IHOP’s National Pancake Day! Tommy Tsitouris with IHOP and Megan Davitt with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society stopped by WHAG News at 6 a.m. with Caitlin Francis to talk about the event!
The Stephens City Police Department and other agencies say they've located an 88-year-old woman who was reported missing on Saturday.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be behind the wheel of a snow plow truck? Washington County Division of Public Works Motor Equipment Operator, Randy Kretzer, knows all too well.
The four-state area got hit by another winter storm, this time bringing freezing rain, ice, and a coating of snow to the region. And for the third weekend in a row, snow crews in Frederick County were working hard to create safe road conditions for drivers.
WHAG would like to wish a happy first birthday to Julianna Arvin of Hagerstown, Maryland!
A vehicle flipped on its roof and came to a stop at the New Franklin Elementary School yard early Sunday morning in Guilford Township.
Hundreds filled Winchester's Apple Blossom Mall Saturday for the Community Wellness Festival, organized by Valley Health, Apple Blossom Mall, and Shenandoah University.
Until March 17, every Food Lion grocery store will be donating hundreds of meals to their local food banks as part of the stores new "Groceries for Good" campaign
Frederick County is not only home to the most farmland in the state of Maryland, but they're also the top milk producer, making it the perfect location for the first-ever Maryland Small Ruminant Expo that was held on Saturday.
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office in Virginia and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force say they are investigating whether Silas Redd, a teacher at James Wood High School, allegedly solicited nude photos from one of his students.
The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg has recognized the growing female veteran population by creating a health and fitness program tailored specifically for women.
Citizens from all over West Virginia made the trip to the state capital of Charleston on Friday, to make sure their voice was heard concerning the controversial House Bill 2881.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito said she's working to find solutions to the growing drug problem in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
David Greeley is a 8th grader who is known as a fearless teenager.
"If you never try, you'll never know," he said. "If I hadn't tried to be a state trooper, I wouldn't have been one. If I hadn't tried for this chief position, I wouldn't be chief. Just try. Anything."
Around 11:15 a.m. on Friday, a man robbed the Super 8 Motel in Hagerstown and demanded money, according to police.
Frederick County Executive, Jan Gardner, has called for a change in the county’s water and sewer regulations, and the development community isn't too pleased with the proposed system.
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday evening in Middletown.
"The only thing that got me through when he first died was knowing that he died doing exactly what he wanted to do," said McWilliams. "That's the only thing that gave me peace and to see his name on a bridge for the service that he gave our country. The only word I can think to use would be I'd be very, very proud."
A Winchester man is being held at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15 year-old girl over the weekend.
A few keystrokes and a click of the mouse - that's all it will take to know your exact elementary, middle and high school districts in Washington County.
AAA Mid-Atlantic has kept busy these past few weeks in light of the frigid temperatures this winter season.
Next school year, several districts in Franklin County, will outsource substitute teachers, through the company Source4Teachers.
Things got heated Thursday in the Berkeley County Council meeting when Daryl Johnson, neighborhood watchman coordinator, introduced his report with commissioners to give the sheriff's department more money and more staff.
Kyd Dieterich, who has served as the Chief of the Hagerstown Fire Department for four years and as a career firefighter for 35 years, announced he will retire this June.
Michael Kellogg, 26, of Shoemakersville, was identified by a 14-year-old female after he was found inside a home, and an investigation showed he was having sexual intercourse with the girl.
Officers with the Cumberland Police Department arrested a man after they say he threatened his neighbor with a rifle.
The fire chief of Franklin Fire Company Station 4 says the barn was a total loss. Officials say there were between 20-30 cattle and a dozen pigs inside. They were able to save all but one cow.
A large number of people have been indicted, and on Wednesday, February 25, members of the Washington County Narcotics Task Force, members of the Washington County Warrant Task Force, deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and officers with Hagerstown Police Department arrested 11 people.
The Hub City 100 milers met Wednesday at the Fairgrounds Park for a check-in event. Those who have accepted the challenge have to clock in 100 miles in 100 days.
More teenagers in Winchester face a curfew, following a vote by City Council to widen the age restriction for those out after hours unsupervised. City Council voted Tuesday night to raise the teen curfew age from under the age of 15 to under the age of 17.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has released its latest statistics on waste and recycling numbers, and Washington County is sitting pretty at the top of those rankings.
Treeva Gibson, 16, was in the national spotlight Monday night after competing in the blind auditions on NBC’s “The Voice”. The Walkersville High School Junior spoke on her experiences and aspirations for the future.
On Monday, the Chambersburg Council presented a proposal to encourage the General Assembly to consider a new liquor license concept. Thursday, the Bill 466 passed in the state House, which focuses on privatizing Pennsylvania’s liquor stores.
At the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center, officials say they have already gone over their initial pharmaceutical budget by $188,000 for fiscal year 2015.
The definition of middle school in Waynesboro could soon change as school officials are exploring the option of adding sixth graders into the middle school.
The Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg began lap-band procedures five years ago. The hospital's first patient to undergo the surgery shares her success story with WHAG.
Through their investigation, Troopers with MSP McHenry say the driver, identified as Alisa Shafer, 34, of Accident, Md., was traveling northbound when she ran off the eastbound side of the road and hit a snow bank.
"I lost a first cousin to a heroin overdose just a couple of years ago," said Governor Hogan. "So I know the kind of devastation it can cause families and communities."
Federal funding is set to run out April 30, after Allegany County lost its status as a rural community, according to the federal government.
A Frederick man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison following accusations of wire fraud and money laundering during his time at a financial advisory firm.
Owsley determined the skull is that of an adult male, Native American Southwestern United States ancestry who was 22 to 25 years old.
According to City Code Section 14-32, portions of the city are off-limits for street parking when ‘snow plan B’ is in effect.
An 18-year-old mother in Winchester is behind bars after being charged in connection with the death of her 6-month-old daughter.
The City of Martinsburg opposed a motion from Jones' family attorney to add the West Virginia State Police report to the record.
The school suffered a major water break, damaging many classrooms and instructional areas.
"Everything they've come to us with was in response to saying we can't just do things the same. We've got to develop a workforce for the new and future jobs, not the old ones," said Senator Serafini.
"We have listened to the agricultural and environmental communities to find a fair and balanced plan for limiting phosphorus, and I am pleased to announce the details of that solution today," said Governor Hogan.
Academic standards and standardized test scores are becoming the norm in today's classrooms, but one local school is refusing to fit that mold.