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.’
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.
"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.
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.
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!
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.
The fire damaged two and a half acres, according to dispatchers.
Many brought along their trusty companions to take advantage of the Fairgrounds' dog park, a still fairly new addition to the area that proven to be a success.
Police say everyone in the car made it out safely, and only one person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
WHAG's Carmen Chau sat down with Tom Shupp of Frederick Memorial Hospital to discuss the dangers of a stroke and how it can be prevented.
This was off-campus housing, where students were having a party or a large gathering, according to police.
Dispatchers say the fire started from an unattended brush fire that spread to the home.
Dispatchers say fortunately the driver of the car and people inside the house escaped without injuries.
"I feel like it gives these gentlemen and ladies an opportunity to get back into society of reality from being in war zones and what they've been through and the stress they have."
A driver police say was under the influence of alcohol hit several telephone poles and struck a home on Jim Town Road.
Pennsylvania State Police Carlisle Barracks is searching for a missing 55-year old woman who is mentally handicapped.
Officers with the Hagerstown Police Department responded to a stabbing Sunday around 1 a.m. at the 200 block of West Franklin Street.
Several officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to South Pendleton Court Sunday for an assault around 2:37 a.m.
Marcus Darnell Hill, 11, was found safely at a friend's house around 10 a.m. Sunday.
Police say a man who had the smell of alcohol on his breath crashed his car into telephone polls and then into a home Saturday evening in Frederick County, Maryland.
Dispatchers with Franklin County Fire and Rescue say it happened around 8:15 p.m. along the 13400 block of South Avenue in Blue Ridge Summit.
Dispatchers say the homeowners noticed the fire when they arrived back at the home.
"My roommate was with me, he was sleeping in the living room, I was in my bedroom. All of a sudden he ran in, said the house was on fire. At first I kind of thought I was in a dream."
Frederick County, Md. agencies compete in a basketball tournament to combat child abuse.
James F. Shanahan, 58, has been arrested and charged with first and second degree assault.
Frederick County legislator, Delegate Kathy Afzali is working with child advocates to create a bill that would keep children from falling through the cracks of the foster care system.
"It's pretty special and kind of unusual. Me at 70 and him at 90 and we play twice a week so its' unusual but we'll continue on as long as we can," said Ron Myers, Jack's son, who's 70-years-old
WHAG’s Merris Badcock spoke one-on-one with Commander Marcinko about his thoughts on the current administration.
“We have no intention of going away,” said John “Victor” Murray, spokesman for Local 1605.
In a statement released by Family Dollar they say after a comprehensive review they've decided to close around 370 stores.
"If I can entertain them and motivate them to take care of themselves to listen to their parents, teachers and doctors and to treat people with disabilities, they're no different than anyone else."
The incident happened Thursday, April 10, around 4:17 p.m. at the Kmart located on W Patrick Street.
Officers say on April 8, they were requested to assist with apprehending a wanted subject, who was working at a Applebee's Restaurant along Washington Township Blvd.
"When I do something and I’m committed to it, like I am my children, I can’t imagine not giving it 100 percent."
Thursday night's Bragging Rights winner goes to Grandpa Jack and the Young at Heart tennis group!
One of the major topics of discussion was reducing crashes and aggressive drivers on Interstate-81. State police say within the past month there have been two double fatality crashes, one near Williamsport, Maryland and another near Falling Waters, West Virginia.
"When you're first told, you have breast cancer it just knocks your socks off and it's hard to believe and I was afraid I was going to die," said Betty Shelley, breast cancer survivor for 26 years.
Warm weather means more motorcyclists on the road.
The Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission met Thursday morning, with members of the city council in attendance. City firefighter contracts proved to be a hot topic.
Pennsylvania primary elections are quickly approaching, and the Franklin County Voter Registration Office wants to encourage residents to vote.
In the spirit of the Masters, some Winchester residents headed to the greens in support of a good cause.
"These structures have stood out here for about 40 plus years," said Todd Meyers, Spokesperson for Potomac Edison. "They were ending their useful life and what we're doing is spending $18 million to put up a brand new line on the old right of way."
It’s a tragic incident that Chambersburg Area Senior High School Principal Buddy Chapel says is terrifying for any school.
William Bair III, 21, and a 17-year-old male are both facing rape charges, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
The incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday, April 6 at a Subway Restaurant located at 415 Abbottstown, St. East Berlin, Adams County.
The Ralls are a transgender married couple who live in Hagerstown, Md. Jack was born female and identifies as a male, and Sarah was born male and identifies as a female.
In Frederick County, Md., it allows county civic and charitable groups to hold up to four gaming events each year with major prizes of more than $5,000.
"I certainly sympathize with the neighbors. I wouldn't be happy about it either," said Sheriff Mullendore. "But what do you do with it? Where do you put it? It has to go somewhere. It's one of those social necessities that you have to have because we do have a heroine addiction problem in Washington County and that is one of the methods to address the addiction."
About 200 inmates had the chance to listen to victims of crimes and their families share their stories first-hand Wednesday.
With 21 fatalities in work zones across the state last year, the Virginia Department of Transportation is encouraging individuals and organizations to wear orange.
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and officials with Meritus Health have been working hard to lower the number of child abuse cases in Washington County.
The teenager accused of stabbing his grandparents to death inside their Keedysville home has been indicted on additional charges, according to officials with the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
The crash happened around 1:36 p.m. at mm 47.5 along Interstate-81 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.
"This is the Super Bowl of Labrador Retriever shows," said Melanie Wilson, who came to Frederick, Md. from Georgia for the event.
Authorities say the two tractor trailers collided on US 340 at Bakerton Road around 1:08 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
The call came in around 12:35 p.m. at the Tractor Supply Distribution Center along 11935 Hopewell Road in Hagerstown.
The goal of the program is for Pre-K students to develop and sustain reading habits outside of the classroom.
Police say around 6:47 p.m. Tuesday they were called to the 1000 block of Columbine Drive for a disorderly conduct complaint.
"I mean who's going to come help us." said one concerned resident. "You know they got bullet proof glass and all this and do I need to wear a bullet proof vest to go to work everyday? What am I going to do to protect my children?"
A seminar was hosted by the hospital for those interested in learning about COPD, a top killer of Americans in lung disease.
Officers with the Frederick Police Department arrested a local woman after they say she stabbed another man during an argument.
The U.S. Attorney's Office says a former Roxbury prison guard has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.
Authorities say Adams was not allowed to carry firearms at the time of the crime. He had only been out of jail for five days before the fatal shooting.
“Our education forum that they always do introduce our local business leaders to the programs that are offered here at Wilson College and the economic impact that Wilson College has on the community,” said Dr. Eric Michael, Director of the Master of Education Program.
Thanks to the bravery of two Winchester firefighters, one person was pulled out of the flames, and survived.
WHAG's Merris Badcock, who has been closely following the problem, attended a substance abuse conference in Middletown, and shows us just how many people heroin has affected.
The stadium has a new picnic area tent, where fans can catch some shade and new, healthier items at concession stands. Some Frederick residents say they weren’t aware of the new improvements at the stadium.
Fire officials are investigating a large fire that destroyed a house in Harpers Ferry Tuesday afternoon. Jefferson County Fire and Rescue responded to the call around 3 p.m. along 2257 Chestnut Hill Road.
"The multitasking while you are driving is just not acceptable, and that goes for eating, putting your makeup on, reading the newspaper, and any of those things that you are doing can lead to vehicle crashes," said Deputy Matheny.
Police say Chad Williams Sneathen, 24, of Front Royal, was driving in his pickup truck when he ran through a stop sign at the intersection, pulling out in front of a tractor trailer.
In all, GM recalled several million vehicles since February 2014 for various reasons. On Monday, Ford announced a recall of nearly 435,000 cars and SUV's to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats.
The incident happened around 7:53 p.m. in the 1400 block of Key Parkway in Frederick.
A judge sentenced Gary Ray Bookheimer, Jr., 50, to 12 years incarceration within the Division of Corrections.
Also passing on the last day of session, "Jake's Law," which increases the penalties for someone using a cell phone while driving if they kill or seriously injure another person and are found at fault for the accident.
"It's just unfortunate kind of sad state of affairs now a days you know people are that desperate that they have to rob from a church," said Jim Mertz, Financial Secretary at Mount Lena United Methodist Church.
The Hagerstown treatment center will relocate to a new space near Williamsport.
A Vietnam era veteran turned PTSD therapist talks mental health and the military.
Since Harmony Place closed in October 2013, women suffering from sexual abuse have had nowhere to turn to. The United Way of Front Royal wishes to bring these services back to Warren County.
It happened around 3:56 p.m. along 116 East Cork Street in Winchester. Emergency Communications Center received a call reporting smoke coming from a duplex.
"Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia are very close together and sometimes there are difficulties in finding what the person is being prescribed in other states."
The FDA has approved a new "at home" remedy to prevent narcotic overdoses, which continue to climb across the four-state area.
The incident happened in the evening of Saturday, April 5, 2014 in the area of the Travelodge on Monocacy Blvd.
Corbet signed house bills 89 and 316, as well as Senate bill 24. The Senate bill created a statewide database, and allows for electric reporting of child abuse.
Police are searching for a man they say is responsible for sexually assaulting two women over the weekend.
This year's donation allows Winchester Parks & Recreation to add doggy playground equipment, nine total, along with two picnic tables with shade structures. The dog park is located in Jim Barnett Park.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore has identified the victim who died in the four-alarm fire along East Franklin Street in Hagerstown last week.
Police say these types of vandalisms include smashed car windows, broken mailboxes, damaged property, and graffiti.
Check out these two adorable, adoptable pets in this week's Pet of the Week!
A top priority of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, he's expected to sign the bill quickly after session ends.
The incident occurred Thursday, April 3, in the area of Park Ridge Drive in Frederick.
Fire and rescue crews received a call to a mobile home that caught fire in the 14200 block of Hoovers Mill Road in Frederick County, Maryland Sunday evening.
Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg say 78-year-old William Ronald Parson had heart failure while driving.
People gathered Sunday for a special benefit event that's been taking place every year for more than a decade.
WHAG's Carmen Chau sat down with Kathy Grife from Frederick Memorial Hospital to discuss the third leading cause of death in Americans - COPD.
Police are looking for the person who they say used a $100 counterfeit bill at a Franklin County business.
Dispatchers with Franklin County Fire and Rescue say someone found the vehicle off the roadway.
Reach of Washington County kicked off its Second Annual Finish Line running event at the Family Recreation Park on Sunday, with all proceeds going towards the non-profit.
Frederick, Md. residents are still using e-cigarettes despite health reports from the Centers for Disease control.
Dispatchers say the fire has burned three to five acres.
WHAG has learned that the boyfriend shot in an attempted murder-suicide over the weekend, is now dead.
The fire destroyed a mobile home and killed a dog.
Both vehicles were not drivable after the accident and had to be towed from the scene.