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.
Greencastle Primary School students have been displaced and relocated to two separate locations since a water leak at the school February 24.
According to state police, James Buchanan High School teacher, Sean Scanlon, has been charged with harassment after allegedly punching a 16-year-old student.
Gary Shives, 34, allegedly sent dozens of text messages, made numerous phone calls and physically stalked a Fulton County woman over nearly two weeks.
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."
"A reduction in force would normally mean they're out, they have no job, they're out of luck. That's not the case here."
Maryland State Police in Frederick are investigating a car accident on southbound Interstate 270 at the exit ramp to eastbound Route 80 that sent one to the hospital via helicopter.
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.
Social media can be dangerous when it comes to cyberbullying, which is why Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to crack down on the issue in schools
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 investigation into who set several fires inside a Walmart in Martinsburg continues.
Maintenance crews arrived at Greencastle-Antrim Primary School to find water pouring through the ceiling tiles, soaking the carpets below in several classrooms on both floors.
The City of Martinsburg opposed a motion from Jones' family attorney to add the West Virginia State Police report to the record.
Major Craig Rowe, Warden of the Washington County Detention Center, has been named Correctional Administrator of the Year by the American Jail Association.
The email virus at WCPS Tuesday that hacked their email account has been wiped clean.
Storer College was the first school in the state of West Virginia to teach newly freed slaves.
West Virginia EMS providers’ range of work is changing following the expansion of protocols.
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.
"When you start looking at the revenue that it takes to operate a growing school district, things are going in the opposite direction."
"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.
A familiar face was on The Voice Monday night! 16-year-old Treeva Gibson from Frederick, MD was chosen in the first round of blind auditions by Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera after singing "Young and Beautiful."
While an increase in crime would normally be met with an increase in productivity from the county PA's office, a lack in staff in Berkeley is wearing on Games-Neely.
Hundreds of athletes representing every county in Maryland gathered together to prove to the world their disability doesn't define them.
Academic standards and standardized test scores are becoming the norm in today's classrooms, but one local school is refusing to fit that mold.
Three men are behind bars after allegedly conspiring to steal thousands of dollars in merchandise from a Walmart in Front Royal.
An electric heat lamp sparked a massive fire inside a barn in Franklin County that killed several pigs.
The current president of Shepherd University, Dr. Suzanne Shipley, is in the running to become the new president of a Texas university.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people and in the state of Pennsylvania suicide takes the lives of over 1,300 people each year.
A Hagerstown man has turned himself in to Frederick Police for allegedly raping a young girl last year.
Check out these two adorable, adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
The Allegany County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a breaking and entering in the Barton area on Sunday around 12:30 p.m.
Even though July is months away, one local church is already thinking about a trip happening this summer, and Asbury United Methodist Church hopes it will change lives.
One of the longest-running local pageants in Maryland, the Miss Washington County and Miss Western Maryland was held in the Kepler Theater at Hagerstown Community College Sunday. There were 17 contestants competing for the crown to move onto Miss Maryland for later this year.
The 11th Annual Bull and Oyster Roast is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Hagerstown Rotary Club, and Sunday's roast was a success, according to the event's Chair, Mike Johnston. All the money raised is given back to more than 50 local charities.
A two-story garage off the 1200 block of Rock Cliff Drive in Martinsburg was fully engulfed in flames around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Frederick, Maryland is digging out after seeing a foot of snow in some parts of the county, and snow crews have been working around the clock to clean up the mess.
A cold front will pass through the region today, but it will turn out milder compared to recent days due to some sunshine. Canadian high pressure will build toward the region tonight through Monday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says it’s an “all hands on deck situation” in the Department's Staunton, Virginia District, which covers 11 counties. There are about 900 snowplows and similar vehicles clearing the roads.
Children got to escape the snow outside on Saturday and learn more about aviation, Turbo the Flying Dog's adventures, and why more women should consider a future in flight.
Saturday's snow storm hit hard across the 4 state region. Both state and county snow crews in Maryland said they have plenty of materials to get through the storm and will not stop plowing until the snow stops falling.
The Winchester-Frederick County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been working on a new way to showcase all the area has to offer for years now. That hard work has paid off, with the launch of seven self-guided tours that can be downloaded for free on most smartphones and tablets.
"It shows the team work," said Officer Tom Sterrett. "It shows the level of professionalism from retired all the way through Auxiliary to be able to come together as a team to accomplish a goal."
As the temperature drops to dangerous lows, more people are choosing to stay indoors and it's having an impact on the local economy.
Recent national media reports of sexual assault and rape on college campuses across the country have turned the issue into a national debate. WHAG’s Merris Badcock spoke to students at Shenandoah University about their perception on whether or not the media frenzy has actually helped raise awareness about sexual assault.
Jacob Hess, 20, of Hagerstown, was taken into custody last week, after allegedly threatening to go to Clear Spring High School, murder his ex-girlfriend and then turn the gun on himself.