"And then we, the mental health and low income don't have our meds, we our therapists. We don't have our way to get better mental health to keep and become productive members of society," said LaVerne Chappell, Hagerstown resident.
The Borough of Chambersburg is being recognized for the way they are making electricity. About 15 percent of their energy comes from trash.
"We're fighting a very formidable political team out there we're fighting the entity that sends work this way so its a tough fight we fought it before and we won and i think we can do it again."
Tuesday marks Earth Day, and for many it's a time to reflect on the environment. Officials say recycling some of the non-traditional items are just as important as the everyday things we think of to recycle.
As the victim was walking down the steps of the stairwell to exit the building, Mejia-Acostas approached him from behind, placed his arm and hand around the victim's neck, and cut the man's throat. Mejia-Acostas then fled the scene.
Deputies say around 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014 they were called to a field on Khyber Pass Road in Linden after a passerby called police about a burned vehicle.
The Federal Communications Division is following the request of Senator Casey's Office in Washington, D.C., to investigate the 911 mobile telephone call made by Timothy Davison before he was fatally shot along Interstate-81.
The Washington County Farm Bureau is taking lessons learned on the farm and bringing them right into students' backyards with the AG Literacy mobile unit.
It happened just after 11 a.m. Tuesday along T.J. Jackson Drive and Hammonds Mill Road at the Roc Station.
The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at Morre's Pharmacy along Old Courthouse Square in Martinsburg.
Joshua Edwards is charged in the July 23, 2006 shooting death of Jackson Rodriguez at a Washington Gardens apartment. Another man, Tony Perry was also shot in the head and lost an eye and part of his memory.
Hagerstown City Police are searching for a 17-year-old Baltimore girl who ran away Monday after visiting family in Hagerstown.
"What we're doing is, we're letting them know when an incident occurs on their property and letting them know, we're giving them the information they need to effectively deal with any incidents that do occur," said Officer Gerard Kendle, Crime Prevention officer.
The Hagerstown Heat competitive cheer and dace team recently competed against more than 235 teams to win a bid to compete at Disney World.
Emergency responders say the call came in around 6:55 p.m. The stabbing occurred along the 100 block of Old Barn Road in the Fox Glen subdivision.
The six-year old boy who was hit by a car Saturday evening has been identified by the Front Royal Police Department.
“Our message is: get it out of Winchester,” said Lauren Cummings, a spokesperson for WPD. “That kind of criminal activity is not welcome here.”
According to officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), opioid pain relievers, otherwise known as the gateway drug to heroin, kill more people than heroin (also an opioid) and cocaine combined.
The Jefferson County Commissioners continue to consider proposed changes to the ESA.
Hagerstown began its fourth annual Earth Week celebration with a ceremony Monday morning.
Frederick's FY-2015 budget proposal requires certain departments and non-profits to adjust financially.
It took about 40 firefighters and 25 minutes to put out the blaze on hollow court in Middletown.
Dispatchers say no injuries have been reported, but do say significant damage has been reported at the home.
WHAG's Carmen Chau sat down with Anne Morton of Frederick Memorial Hospital on how to detect if you have arrhythmia and how to treat it.
The garage and two cars were destroyed in the fire, but luckily, the surrounding homes only received minor damage.
The chase finally stopped in Washington County, Maryland after police put spike strips on the road.
The driver is not facing any charges, and police say speed and alcohol were not a factor.
The Alan P. Linton Emergency Shelter is the hand up in life many homeless people in Frederick need.
A fatal two car collision on U.S. 15 Northbound killed one man.
"It means family time, spending time with our family, with cousins and uncles, the ones we don't usually see and just having fun with all the family."
Fire crews battled a large house fire that completely destroyed one man's home Saturday night along King Street.
Someone drove the child to Jim's Country Store at 26 Shenandoah River Lane to be taken to the hospital in a helicopter.
"I just thought it was Easter Sunday, now I'm happy to know it's Easter Funday!"
One person had to be flown to a hospital after a tractor trailer and truck crashed Saturday afternoon in Clarke County, Virginia.
After receiving a $40,000 grant, the Alan P. Linton Jr. Emergency Shelter is transitioning from a cold-weather shelter to a year-round emergency shelter.
The Martinsburg Police Department says Andre Dexter Smith, 23, and David Anthony Richard, 28, were both caught in Philadelphia. The pair were wanted for the December 16, 2013, shooting death of Spencer Vancamp.
North Cannon Ave. was shutdown around 7pm Friday night after a two car accident.
In order to vote on May 13, you need to be registered by the April 22, deadline, which is less than a week away.
In light of the spike in fatalities on Hagerstown's busy Dual Highway, Maryland State Police offer tips on how to stay safe.
"It’s more of a middle ground between a convention or a conventional primary. The 10th congressional district representatives decided they didn't want to burden tax payers with the primary [costs],” said Beau Correll, Chairman of the Winchester Republican Committee.
"We'll be circling the lake with ten stations of the cross and at each station there's some mediation on some aspect of Christ's last walk before this death," said retired pastor Ed Polling, Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.
The republican primary candidates for state representative of the 78th district are Joshua Lang and incumbent Jesse Topper.
Malcolm Staten, 20, of Chambersburg was arrested Thursday, and charged with aggravated assault and discharging a firearm in an occupied structure. He's also facing several misdemeanor charges, including two counts of simple assault.
Garrett Craighead, 11, has been reported missing by his mother. He was last seen wearing a red Under Armour hoodie with black athletic pants near the 700 block of Poter Ave. in Martinsburg. Police believe he may also have a blue “skater style” baseball hat.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office made several drug-related arrests over the span of five hours on Thursday night and into early Friday morning.
Each week, 10 butterflies will move around the area to places where people have sponsored to help the United Way's events for children in the community.
Sean Lowe and his new wife Catherine will serve as Grand Marshals. The two appeared on the hit show, ‘The Bachelor.’
Scot and Stephanie Wilson were charged at the scene. No word yet on the condition of the overdose victim.
K-9 Kota and his handler were honored at a ceremony in Winchester on Thursday night.
"Well we don't want to be in a situation where we have to say gosh i wish we had our vests on, um hopefully, we, they never get used but if something does happen during an incident our people are protected. That's the most important thing," said Ward Fleger, Smithsburg EMS Operations Director.
Charles Middleberg was only 9-years-old when the Nazis invaded Paris, France, where he lived with his parents and his younger brother.
"As the driver was going around the turn the tractor trailer actually rolled over on its side, and when it did it actually went in between an electric pole."
Emergency calls will temporarily be handled by Vigilant Hose Company until Emmitsburg Ambulance Volunteer Company suspensions are lifted.
"It was thriving back in the 70's, it evolved into a ghost town, and now it's just this renaissance," said Bridgefoth.
University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center recently announced the expansion of the south side of the building's main tower, on floors two through five.
The K-Mart along 706 E. Main Street will be closing it's doors permanently sometime this June. That means everything must go!
"We generally don't see big checks like this in Western Maryland. It's a special day for us. We have en extremely generous community. A lot more individual and smaller contributions which helps make up our budget, and help us meet the need. So to have a big check we can do big things with it," said Matt Thompson, manager.
Members of VSP met with Clarke County Commonwealth's Attorney Suzanna Mackall Thursday to review the evidence in the Sunday, April 13 incident involving Deputy J.C. McDonald.
The call came in around 11:55 a.m. along the 9500 block of Anthony Highway in Quincy Twp. We're hearing the accident was minor in nature, and around 37 children were transported to another bus to get to school.
Police say when the homeowner arrived they noticed more than $5,000 in jewelry was taken, $1,000 in cash, medication and other electronics.
Troopers say a tractor trailer rolled over into a ditch on I-81 south, near mile marker 311 around 10 a.m. Thursday morning.
Police are searching for a white man, about 20 to 30 years-old, who was wearing a grey knit hat and a grey sweatshirt.
"Because as years go on we become more knowledgeable of the dangers of second hand smoke the ordinance basically protects the workplace and it's employees from those dangers and we know what those dangers are," said Bill Kearns with the Berkeley County Health Department.
A 27-year-old woman is currently listed in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night, according to the Hagerstown City Police Department.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office confirms a 17-year-old will be charged as an adult and is facing attempted murder charges for a shooting incident Wednesday night in Cascade.
The two-vehicle crash happened around 6:45 p.m. near mm 4 along I-81 southbound in Franklin County.
The Maryland Correctional Training Center has become the fourth training center in the state to adopt the America’s VetDogs program.
The hospital will be hosting its 20th anniversary of the Crystal Ball in May with hopes of raising money to get more advanced technology.
The office, located on 38 South Potomac Street, Suite 205 in Hagerstown, will be open Monday through Friday. He also met with the I-81 Coalition to discuss legislature he's working on.
Nearly five years after Berryville Town Councilwoman Gail Smith was murdered in cold blood, her sister, Deborah Smith is likely headed to prison.
Drivers experienced major delays Wednesday evening due to an accident along Interstate-81 southbound at mm 299 in Middletown.
Seven of the club's runners qualified for this year's Boston Marathon and they say returning will be an experience like none other.
The Butcher Shoppe along Stouffer Avenue in Chambersburg received a shipment of the chips around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning.
An LP tanker carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on the roadway around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Garrett County dispatchers.
“It's a great way to partner and find collaborations and create new ideas, new thoughts, new programs and really work on that next generation of entrepreneurs that are coming,” said Kay Stimson, Director of Communications for the National Association of Secretaries of State.
No matter where you live, officials across the four-state area say the same thing: heroin is hurting their communities.
A local police department isn't very fond of the law and says it will have a negative impact on how they operate.
The Washington County Delegation sponsored a bill allowing the comptroller to withhold state tax refunds for people with an outstanding arrest warrant.
A heated debate arose between the Liberty gas station on Reliance Road, town council, and some residents over tractor trailer noises.
Rita Daywalt and Paul Schemel are this year's Republican candidates for state representative in the 90th district.
While in contact with the occupants, deputies say they saw behavior that led them to believe they may be in possession of drugs. A drug sniffing dog conducted a check of the vehicle, and alerted to the odor of narcotics inside.
Farming season is kicking into high gear this month and farmers in Pennsylvania came together to learn more about their craft and how to be safe doing it.
Detectives with the Frederick Police Department have made a sixth arrest in the January 2014 armed robbery and kidnapping, which occurred in the area of E 16th Street and N East Street.
The parents of a little girl who died while in their care are facing additional charges related to her death, according to the State's Attorney for Frederick County.
A Thurmont, Md., brush fire damages several acres of state park land.
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies came to verify the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Monday.
Healthy meals are being delivered to seniors' homes to lower the number of senior malnutrition cases. The senior assisted living facility will be taking part in this initiative for April and May.
Crews were on the scene after a field fire that broke out in Washington Township shortly before 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Authorities say about 400 people attended a party at College Park Apartments where the shooting happened. The building is located just yards away from the University’s football stadium.
"Terk", as she’s affectionately called by her handlers, was one of five horses seized from Robert Bir when Jefferson County Sheriff and Animal Control officials charged him with 15 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
"As soon as the grass started really getting green then I got hit with it, then it took a break, and now that the flowers are coming out it's all over again."
The incident happened on Sunday, April 13 around 2:55 a.m. along Hammond's Mill Road.
The incident happened on Tuesday, April 8 around 3:15 a.m. along the 11600 block of Ernestville Road in Clear Spring.
The acts are alleged to have occurred in 2013 when Protogiannis used his official government credit card to obtain cash advances at the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, West Virginia.
K-9 Officer Kota and his handler Corporal Brittany Kotynski-Neer will receive an award this week from the Woodman of the World Chapter 34, officials say.
In Annapolis, Md., the governor signed several bills Monday, including two marijuana bills and Jake's Law.
Check out these two adorable adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
First responders were called to the house around 2 p.m. Saturday along the 13000 block of Distant View Avenue. Deputies say emergency personnel administered first aid to the child after the family was already conducting CPR.
The steady wind caused some patches of trees and brush to catch fire up to a mile away from the barn's location, according to firefighters.
One person had to be flown to the hospital after a dirt bike and car crashed head-on in Berkeley County, West Virginia Sunday evening.