"We didn't expect the levels to stay as they were the first year, it's still a new system for us and until we get a few years under our belt to see what the natural progression is but we expected it to go down as people got that first ticket in the mail," said Chief Holtzman.
In Winchester, three juveniles and an 18-year-old male were arrested by police after going on what officials are calling a "crime spree" early Tuesday morning.
The four-state area will be seeing its first snowstorm on Wednesday, and it can make driving difficult for people traveling for Thanksgiving.
With a rise in vehicle-pedestrian accidents, Waynesboro is working to increase safety through the addition of new blinking crosswalk lights.
After three months and about 70 hours of witness testimony, a grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.
Washington County officials and members of the Hagerstown community welcomed a new school on Tuesday.
A Frostburg man is facing 43 charges after allegedly burglarizing several homes and businesses in the area.
A man who was trapped in a hole in Myersville was rescued Tuesday afternoon.
Washington County's goal of preserving 50,000 acres of farmland is moving forward with steady progress. The county just passed its halfway point on preserving the land.
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 151 months in prison on Tuesday for robbing the Susquehanna Bank in LaVale twice in one week.
Two men were taken into custody on Monday after a reported strong arm robbery at a Highs convenience store in New Market.
A tractor trailer rollover caused some traffic delays on Interstate-70 on Tuesday.
"I always wanted one, but it wasn't really practical when I had children. So now that my children are grown and gone and off to college and we took care of that, now I'm ready to play with mine."
Drug maker AstraZeneca plans to spend $200 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Frederick, and 300 new jobs are expected to come as a result.
In a surprise move at their final meeting as county commissioners Monday morning, the Frederick County Board appointed President Blaine Young to a five-year term on the planning commission.
Glenn Bowman, a former Washington County Sheriff, passed away on Sunday. He was 88 years old.
Medical professionals and staff at Frederick Memorial Hospital attended a human trafficking training session, to learn how to identify victims and raise awareness.
In Virginia, Frederick County Public Schools is one of three divisions in the state who placed first in the 2014 Green Schools Challenge.
The Humane Society of Washington County is searching for answers after finding a pit bull dead in a cardboard box on W. Howard Street.
A Montgomery County man was sentenced Monday to over 10 years in prison for the armed robbery of four Chipotle restaurants in Maryland.
The Bulldog Federal Credit Union on Dual Highway in Hagerstown was robbed Monday afternoon, according to the Hagerstown Police Department.
Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for house fires involving cooking equipment.
Check out these adorable, adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
Chef Brad Spates, from the Historic McFarland house, stopped by WHAG Morning News. He was there to help get us all ready for Thanksgiving, with some non-traditional sides that people might want to add this year to their table.
Two people were killed Sunday night in a serious accident involving a tractor trailer and a car on Interstate-81, near mile marker 5. Stephen Parson, 22, was identified as the driver. Kate Barnett, 23, was the passenger.
Since the farm brewery license law in Maryland took effect in July, farm breweries in Frederick County have been gaining popularity. Red Shedman Farm Brewery at Linganore Wine Cellars is the newest one to open.
The Maryland State Police received the Tri-Arc National Accreditation award Saturday and are now the first state police agency in the United States accredited by CALEA, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Hosting a holiday party this year? Harry and David has the perfect sweets and treats to feed your hungry guests!
Minus the technical glitches that plagued the Healthcare.gov enrollment websites last year, consumers are faced with a much more daunting task - understanding the health care plans available.
The 52nd Annual John F. Kennedy 50 Mile Race is the oldest and longest ultra-marathon in the United States. The event was held Saturday in Washington County.
Community members from around the four state bundled up and braved the cold Friday evening to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting event in downtown Hagerstown.
People rejoiced outside the White House Thursday evening following the president's immigration address. The executive order allows nearly five million undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the U.S. pending they meet certain requirements.
"What we found last year was that customers were most wanting to come out during the day on Thanksgiving and then also the morning on Friday, but there wasn't the need to stay open overnight," said Blair.
Are you in need of a turkey for Thanksgiving? Praying Time Ministries in Greencastle is preparing to host a turkey giveaway event this weekend for those in need of a turkey to complete their Thanksgiving meal.
Jennifer Biebel is the newest member of the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Marching Band.
The Community Action Council in Washington County and Potomac Edison have teamed up for the past 20 years to help residents in need pay for their electric bills during the winter months.
Officer Gregory Santangelo with the Frederick Police Department saved the life of an overdose victim with the medication naloxone.
The Winchester City Sheriff's Office has partnered with some four-legged friends to raise awareness about animal adoption.
A Frederick man turned himself in on Friday for possessing child pornography on his computer.
The Volvo Group announced that it will be laying off employees at its Volvo Construction Equipment facility in Shippensburg.
Hagerstown welcomed two new eateries Friday - Starbucks and Noodles & Company. The Valley Mall celebrated the opening of both businesses with an official ribbon cutting ceremony.
A Boonsboro man was arrested late Thursday night for allegedly shooting at a home in Halfway.
An Allegany County high school teacher is behind bars, and charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student.
The controversial waste-to-energy incinerator project was struck down Thursday evening by the Board of County Commissioners.
The accident happened in Greene Township on Rt. 997 at the intersection of Scotland Main Street just after 5 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg have identified the man killed in Thursday evening's accident as Marvin "Curt" Brashear, 50, of Chambersburg.
"If it impairs your ability to function normally, if it impairs your ability to operate a motor vehicle, do not get behind the wheel. It's not worth your life. It's not worth the lives of anybody else out here on these roadways."
“We’ve very proud of [our success rate]. We’re very proud of the officers who have put those cases together, brought them to us and have led to the successful prosecution.”
For the past 10 years, Garrett County's High School robotics team, Team 1629, has won countless regional and state competitions. On Thursday, one of Team 1629's creations was used to help third graders with their math lessons, and it's also helping kids overseas.
On the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society promotes the Great American Smokeout.
A man responsible for the death of a two-year-old pleaded guilty on Thursday to first-degree child abuse resulting in death.