People came to set up for patriotic music and fireworks with friends and family while touring the Antietam battlefield on Saturday for the annual Salute to Independence Day concert.
The patriotic party is more than just food and fun. Locals say it's about connecting with the community, too.
Crowds by the thousands flooded the fairgrounds Saturday afternoon to watch all-star racers from around the world compete for the top spot in their category.
With music, entertainment, events and of course fireworks, Frederick's 4th brings an estimated 50,000-75,000 people to the downtown area every year.
SweetFrog of Hagerstown lent a helping hand to one brave little girl who has been battling cancer since last year.
One event in Clarke County honored a bicyclist who died from a crash during Thursday's bike event in Prince William County.
Professors at Hood College say a new doctoral program slated for the fall of 2016 is a direct response to their alumni.
Officials from the Winchester Police Department said officers responded to a call regarding a mental subject on Tuesday evening.
Brian Fitzpatrick is the agent in charge of the Hagerstown Resident Office for the DEA. During a recent extended interview he talked about the local heroin epidemic.
Wednesday marked one year since the county adopted their smoking ban. The Clean Indoor Air regulation restricts people from smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes in public places.
Andrea Chapdelaine brings over 20 years of experience to her new position, most recently serving as Provost and Vice President for academic affairs for the last nine years at Albright College in Pennsylvania.
The state mandate requiring counties to pay to clean their storm water runoff through taxation was repealed by Governor Larry Hogan and the General Assembly in April, but that doesn't mean counties can let their water run amok.
Tom Car is the Executive Director of the Baltimore-Washington High intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program.
Olivia Bizovi is an intelligence analyst for HIDTA. During this extended interview she talks about her role in identifying trends related to heroin dealers.
Greg Miller is a recovering addict. In 1997, Greg was hit by a drunk driver and his injuries led him to an addiction to pain killers. In 2010, Greg started using suboxone but now, he wants to detox from this medication as well.
Carin Miller's husband, Greg was addicted to pain killers and now uses suboxone and her son was addicted to heroin.
The Pennsylvania general assembly is closing in on their fiscal year which ends on Tuesday.
Police believe a woman was assaulted by her own family before they stole her car on Monday. They also said the stolen car was located with one of the thieves dead inside.
Kevin Simmers talks to WHAG's Amy Hudak about his daughter's heroin addiction. Portions of this interview were recently featured on 4State in Focus: The Heroin Epidemic.
A lot of beach-goers are on high alert after a number of shark attacks have been reported along the East Coast.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a robbery that happened on Sunday around 12:25 p.m. at the BP located at 139 East Main Street, according to a press release.
Many neighbors of Lake Linganore dam said they were frightened after they heard screams coming from the area on Saturday.
The former Miss Anne Arundel, Destiny Clark was named Miss Maryland 2015 Saturday at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown.
According to Maryland Natural Resources Police, the person killed in last night's boating accident, when a boat went over the Lake Linganore dam, as Stephen Wade Hembree, 62, of New Market, Md.
Nine veterans received free dental care on Saturday at Aspen Dental Services, as part of their free care day With the rising cost of dental care, one dentist says free service for our veterans is critical.
Officers with the Martinsburg Police Department were dispatched to the Family Dollar at 605 Winchester Avenue on Saturday around 6:10 p.m. for a reported robbery.
“We come out and set up as an emergency situation under adverse conditions which we do have today.”
According to state police, Thomas Ray Geddings, 36, from Reisterstown, Md., was driving his 2013 Harley Davidson on E. Pennsylvania Road around 5:00 p.m.
Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office report a fatal motorcycle accident claimed the life of a West Virginia man late Friday night.
The Miss Maryland pageant is coming to a close this weekend, but with all the people the pageant brings to Hagerstown, cash registers at local restaurants are staying open.
Michael DeLeon talks about his heroin addition. He is a recovering addict who now spends his life working with kids to help them with education and prevention.
Brooke Simmers died from a heroin overdose in April 2015. Dana and Kevin Simmers recently shared her story with WHAG during an extended interview.
Dr. Ramsey Farah talks about how society and the stigma of drug abuse make things more difficult for recovering addicts.
Marty Perdew talks about his battle with heroin addiction and how the drug caused people in his life to turn their back on him. He is currently serving time at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center.
Lindsey Wine-Smalley talks about her heroin abuse and what the drug has done to her life. She is currently serving time at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center.
Lt. Walley Stotlemeyer talks about his effort to combat heroin abuse as part of the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force.
In light of a federal data breach reportedly affecting millions of U.S. employees and those applying for government jobs, Frederick Community College is offering a timely degree in cyber security this fall.
Troopers young and old gathered on a drizzly afternoon to save a brick or piece of the building as a memento before it's demolished later this summer.
According to the Department of Natural Resources, there have been six black bear cub sightings in Frederick County since June 1.
For more than 35 years the McDonald's along Sharpsburg Pike has hosted an annual Miss Maryland pageant dinner to help keep the young women nourished during rehearsals.
After reaching out to the families of elementary school students and staff about two options, they came up with a third, which they presented at Monday’s school board meeting.
May and June means high school graduation, and for many, the stress of college and student loans is becoming a harsh reality. Although some recent grads of the Dowell J. Howard Center in Winchester, don't have to worry about these things.
Wheel of Fortune host, Pat Sajak, made a special appearance at the Frederick Keys game Friday nigh and it created quite a stir among fans.
In its pilot year, Success Opportunities Advancement and Readiness in Employment (SOAR) launched a two and a half month trade certification program for young people transitioning from working dead-end jobs, to launching careers.
Brethren Mutual Insurance held their 6th annual balloon launch to celebrate their participation in Friday’s overnight charity walk.
Taking a proactive approach in scenarios such as in-custody deaths and officer-involved shootings, the Thurmont Police Department disclosed their policies in place, should something happen in their 4.1 mile town.
The Rotary Club of Hagerstown held its annual charity luncheon on Wednesday, and gave away over $85,000 to local nonprofits.
The former Avtex site will house a new IT company that will provide six hundred jobs in Front Royal, but town officials say six hundred jobs are a small fraction of what's to come.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Tuesday he will not seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2016. Instead he’ll run for re-election to his current position.
Three people were transported to a nearby hospital after a barn fire broke out on Sunday around 5:24 p.m. at 8875 Edenville Cheesetown Road, according to a Franklin County 911 supervisor. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.