Red wine and dark chocolate aren't just two great combinations, but rather food items with proven heart health benefits. And participants of the annual Meritus Health 'Wear Red' event were treated to both.
Staying in school is more important now than ever before. But thanks to an Innovation Zone Grant, Musselman High School in Berkeley County has the tools to help students do just that.
The Letterkenny Army Depot is in full swing with an infrastructure modernization project that will help the facility reduce its carbon footprint and generate $4.1 million in annual energy and operational savings.
According to Frederick’s 2014 Uniform Crime Report, the city experienced its lowest number of reported crime in 24 years.
The Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, begins Thursday and is celebrated in many Asian countries in conjunction with many Asian-Americans as well.
"The way I look at it, I'm basically serving the same constituency with many of the same issues. Many of the issues that affect us locally, affect the state level," said Commissioner William Wivell. "We're dealing with budget, we're dealing with borrowing, we're dealing with economic development initiatives and things like that."
More than one thousand Catholics attended Ash Wednesday services at Saint Mary's in Hagerstown, joining other Christians around the world as Lent begins.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" was the number one movie at the box office over Valentine's Day weekend. It’s causing quite the controversy in Front Royal, Virginia. Close to four hundred people signed a petition, asking Royal Cinemas to not show the movie or they would boycott the theater.
For the first time, the Department of Veterans Affairs' mobile counseling center visited Chambersburg, offering services that aim to help veterans transition back into civilian life.
Following the shooting altercation at Frederick High School two weeks ago, police continue to search for suspects in the shooting.
A Chambersburg woman is facing serious charges after police say she put her boyfriend's toddler in scolding hot water.
Facing funding cuts from the state, a rise in food and medical costs and a need for more security staff, officials at NRADC believe $1.2 million extra will barely cover the additional costs.
Officials say investing in their downtown has been worth every penny.
Changes to insurance and the way people get their medications have meant a different approach for many pharmacies. While things like on-line sales have hurt their business, national chains and even local stores are trying to offer more services to retain and attract customers.
The Syrian Civil War has torn apart families, decimated homes and left many people with no place to go. But after coming to the United States last year, one local family is working to establish a new normal.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single-vehicle accident on Flowing Springs Road near Old Country Club Road in Charles Town from Tuesday night.
For patients without a lot of options or hope, it's something that widens those choices. And Missouri is one of very few states that offer it.
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office are investigating after an accident on I-81 brought traffic to a stand-still Tuesday night.
The United Way of Frederick County is aiming to make filing tax returns both fun and convenient this year.
A Frederick community clubhouse was flooded with fire personnel Tuesday afternoon as officials investigated and later resolved a hazmat situation.
Most of Franklin County's visitors are Pennsylvanians themselves but because of the Mason Dixon line, many of its visitors are also from Washington, D.C. and Winchester, Virginia.
The first black community in Hagerstown housed, entertained and educated African Americans for more than a century.
With sub-zero temperatures forecasted for later this week, people across the four-state area are preparing for black ice. WHAG’s Merris Badcock has more on what to expect.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an attempted murder, after a Chambersburg man had to fight for his life after simply answering his front door.
A woman has been arraigned after confessing to burning a 17-month-old boy.
"We just ask that they use extreme caution," said Sgt. Embly. "Keep enough distance between themselves and vehicles around them. So if they would lose control or a vehicle around them, there's enough room that they can maneuver and react safely."
Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner has selected her 15-member ethics task force. Gardener explained the purpose of the team and how they plan to hold government officials accountable.
License plate readers on patrol cars are used to snap quick images of license plates to collect information which is kept in a database for years. Soon, a bill will restrict how long this information is kept in the system.
In Maryland, the State Highway Administration (SHA) said they have snow plows loaded and all around Washington County ready to go as the snow starts to fall. Since there hasn't been that much snow this winter, Hagerstown SHA officials said they have nearly 99% of all their materials from salt brine and sand stocked up and ready to use.
The Eastern Regional Jail in Martinsburg is conducting an internal investigation after an inmate had a seizure while in their custody. WHAG’s Merris Badcock spoke to jail officials who have the latest details.
Nearly $135, 000 was awarded to fire and ambulance companies in Franklin and Fulton counties through the Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service grant.
A Hagerstown man is facing charges, after authorities said he threatened to go to Clear Spring High School and kill a student, before turning the gun on himself.
Officers with the Frederick Police Department said a hostage and barricade situation was resolved peacefully on Sunday night.
"I think we ran 89 calls for service. 37 were weather-related. It takes a lot of time working accidents.”
Fire officials are asking the public to stay safe and be aware to help prevent fires from happening in your home due to multiple Maryland fire deaths in January and February.
If you didn't have a valentine this weekend, it's not too late! PetSmart's "Be My Valentine" adoption weekend wants to help you find a four-legged sweetheart.
While grilling is often synonymous with the outdoors, you can still enjoy a perfectly grilled steak in the comfort of your own home during the winter months.
Snow squalls in the area created dangerous whiteout conditions for drivers, and several winter weather advisories are in effect for the 4-state region.
This Valentine's Day weekend, people were given the chance to give back, through the "Love the Children in Your Community Food Drive" at the Rutherford Crossing Shopping Center in Winchester.
Dozens of community members rallied for an anti-heroin awareness walk in downtown Martinsburg on Saturday.
The Winchester Police Department has decided to make the Timbrook Public Safety Center a safe place for people to meet for any Craigslist transactions.
"If there's no enforcement, then people are going to continue to drive under the influence of drugs," said Officer Chris Decker.
Sunday, February 15, is the deadline to enroll for health care coverage in 2015 under the president's health care law. If you don't have health insurance after that date, you could face a penalty in excess of $300.
Earlier this week, the owners of Bloomery Plantation Distillery in Charles Town shut their doors, saying that current state regulations are treating them unfairly.
Officials say Raymond Sydney Wallace had some type of "medical episode" around 1 a.m. Medical staff at a local jail attempted to help Wallace, then local EMS crews were called to the jail and performed CPR on him. Wallace was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2 a.m.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says Benjamin Whitmore led them on a high-speed chase that came to a crashing halt.
The Frederick County public school system has been pushed into the spotlight this month after a series of harrowing events. Superintendent Terry Alban discusses the difficult times the community is facing and how they are moving forward.
Several last-minute Valentine's Day shoppers are looking for a gift for that special someone, and employees at Chas A. Gibney Florists say they're here to help.
"It's a rare opportunity to be in the present and being in the past," said Nicholas Long, longtime Hagerstown resident. "When you come here and you can reflect on the beautiful building, it's part of the history and now it's part of you."
Maryland law makers have cross-filed a bill that would prevent children in the foster care system from being returned to abusive biological parents.