A Charles Town man is facing sexual assault charges accused of raping a 14-year-old girl.
After numerous meetings at the bargaining table, and the looming end of the year deadline, the city of Hagerstown announced police contracts will be extended.
A local mother who lost her daughter recently created a Compassionate Friends chapter in Hagerstown. The national group provides support to families who have lost a child at any age, from any cause.
WHAG spoke with the EMS crew from the Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department that happened to be driving by when they spotted the flames.
The grieving continues in Frederick County for the local family who died in a murder-suicide last week.
Special operations teams were called in from Washington, Frederick, Franklin and Jefferson counties to save a man who became trapped inside a grain silo.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire over the weekend that they're calling arson. The blaze caused $40,000 in damages.
Maryland lawmakers say federal legislation will save our local air traffic control towers from closing this fiscal year
WHAG is looks at an unexplained injury in Ethan Saylor's autopsy report.
Shoppers were excited to welcome the first Walgreens store to Hagerstown.The new location is at Virginia Avenue and Halfway Boulevard.
Friday was Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, and in some schools that meant it was time to get into character.
Students wanted to start an official Gay Straight Alliance club at Chambersburg Area Senior High School, but were shut down.
Take a good look at summertime's past in our national parks, because with looming budget cuts, we could see a very different picture soon.
Puppies are growing up behind bars in Hagerstown, where inmates are training them to be service dogs.
Whitetail Resort is hosting the Special Olympics Winter Games for athletes across Maryland.
Local groups are voicing their reaction to the homicide of a Frederick man with Down syndrome while in police custody.
Fate visited the Shell station on Lakeview Drive and left a $26 million Mega Millions ticket.
It's a little like the Pony Express, but it's the Puppy Express, a second chance for dogs who no one thought would be alive today.
The jury began deliberating in the child abuse trial of Nathan and Christina Snyder in Berkeley County.
Pope Benedict XVI's announcement that he will resign surprised his followers Monday.
Since July, a new law in the state of West Virginia requires any adult who hears about a child being sexually abused to report it. Now the state is taking it a step further.
If you live in Berkeley County, your water bill could be going up in the highest increase ever. The water district says, it's to cover the cost of new connections, something current residents say they shouldn't have to pay for.
It's been a long road to recovery for one local teen who was trapped in her car for 12 hours after a crash in Clear Spring.
Prison overcrowding has been a hotly debated topic in West Virginia. For local correctional officers, it means they take a risk being heavily outnumbered every day.
The Charles Town Police Department is looking forward to changes thanks to a new grant that could better protect its officers and solve more crimes in the future.
The child abuse trial against Nathan and Christina Snyder continued with some of the most powerful testimony so far. The two face allegations that they hit, choked and burned children in their care.
While some businesses in Hagerstown have been robbed repeatedly recently, one bar was robbed Tuesday night, for the first time in years. The bartender who was there alone says she was terrified.
In some regions, health advice is expensive and hard to come by. That's why some new health advisers, who don't cost a cent, are being trained at City Hospital.
Some Maryland lawmakers are proposing a raise in the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 an hour.
Snowfall throughout the four-state region is making travel a challenge.
The chilly temperatures made for the best week of the ski season so far, and local resorts are happy to say this year is shaping up far differently from last year.
The Community Free Clinic is working with some pregnant teens who were part of a group of six girls at a local high school that decided they wanted to get pregnant and have babies together.
After Ben Affleck's big win at the Golden Globes for Argo, there was a man he had to thank; Tony Mendez, the famous CIA Officer who wrote the book Argo is based on.
West Virginia State Police say I-81 South was closed around 9 p.m. Monday night to 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, due to a tractor trailer accident.
A police officer arrested a man who assaulted him at an apartment complex Sunday night.
Work is underway on the new Rocky Gap Casino in Allegany County, and the resort has just announced a new jackpot. They're now hiring for 250 new jobs.
Local hospitals say they're seeing a big jump in the number of flu cases this week, as the virus becomes more widespread.
Western Maryland draws a lot of tourists ready to take advantage of the great outdoors in the summer, but that's not the only time of year they come out.
The city of Cumberland welcomed its new council members Monday. They say they're ready to take on a new chapter of economic development.
Maryland State Police shut down I-70 eastbound tonight as they tried to
find a 911 caller who said she'd been abducted in a car.
A new survey from AAA found many senior drivers aren't driving a car that fits their needs.
Police say drunk driving arrests have been increasing since November.
Police arrested one of the two masked man who tried to rob Second Chance
Bail Bonds on Friday.
A head-on crash in Chambersburg Friday afternoon took two lives.
A teen driver was killed in a crash Saturday night and his 13-year-old
passenger is in critical condition.
Dozens of firefighters worked to contain a house fire in Shepherdstown.
A firefighter suffered burns to his neck but dispatchers say he's recovering.
A woman wanted for a murder that happened 17 years ago has finally been arrested and brought back to Franklin County.
School is continuing as scheduled at Chambersburg Area Senior High School after a student was taken into police custody for having a BB gun.
Santa has some helpers at work in Hagerstown at Fountaindale Elementary School.
Accused murderer Carl Varner pleaded not guilty at his arraignment
This comes right after Franklin County's District Attorney announced he will seek the death penalty in the case.
Local leaders are looking for ways to treat mental health issues to prevent another mass shooting tragedy.
In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some members of Congress are calling for tighter gun laws.
A report out this month says a rising number of young workers are out of school and unemployed, especially in West Virginia.
A Berkeley County man is accused of secretly videotaping a teenage girl in a high school dressing room. As it turns out, the person who found the incriminating evidence in tapes and DVDs was his wife at the time.
Some surprising gifts are coming out of a prison in Cumberland.
It was a historic day for same-sex couples, who were able to apply for marriage licenses in Maryland for the first time.
Store windows in Hagerstown that were once sitting dark are now lit up with holiday cheer.
The Bronze Star Medal is one of the highest combat decorations, and their commander says he's glad these men represent the 167th Airlift Wing.
"It's the experience that you're paying for. The family comes out and starts the Christmas season off."
Kids at Charles Town Middle School asked their teacher to help them recognize 9/11 heroes. 9/11 isn't a day they can remember, but now it's a legacy that continues with them.
Deer hunting season is now underway in Maryland and Pennsylvania. In West Virginia, it started last week, and if their numbers so far are any indication, the economy is going to be a friend to deer this year.
The Marines are looking ahead to future challenges and local teens are the ones making the cut.
"Just a real great thing that we've been able to help and seeing the looks on some of their faces and the kids getting their bellies full, that really makes you feel good."
"We would have normally done these projects over the next couple years, but we're doing them now because we're concerned about the fiscal cliff, but more importantly about the fiscal state of the government."
One special group has made themselves personal bodyguards for kids who haven't been protected enough.
The man accused of killing three people in Quincy township before
kidnapping his daughter in July is awaiting trial. The victims' families
have given their permission to seek the death penalty
Some families who receive rental assistance are facing a crisis. They could lose their housing, and it's all in the hands of Congress.
The old Washington County Hospital site has sat empty, but on Tuesday officials unveiled a map of how it could soon be developed.
Police Friday captured the inmate who escaped from the Warren County Jail last week.
Martinsburg Police arrested the man they say deflated a woman's tire with a "stop stick" device at the Sheetz store on West King Street.
A number of roads are flooded, or covered with power lines. WHAG's Jessica Reyes found major storm damage in Leitersburg.
Several emergency shelters are now open in the four-state area.
Martinsburg police are investigating a suspicious incident at Sheetz on West King Street, after surveillance cameras caught a man puncturing a woman's tire.
A soldier spoke at Letterkenny Army Depot about life after he was wounded in Afghanistan.
A Boonsboro man has been indicted on charges of abusing an elderly woman and stealing her money.
Police are asking for your help in finding a woman who's been missing for over a year.
A woman is facing several charges including manslaughter in the death of her infant who drowned earlier this year.
After police barricaded a home on the 100 block of Sollenberger Road in Hamilton Township for hours, they now say no one was inside.
Big changes are making Frederick County Emergency Services faster than ever.
White ribbons popped up on police cars earlier this month. In the fight
against domestic violence, they're the opposite of white flags.
The family of a high school sophomore who was bullied in front of a WHAG reporter is holding a separate homecoming dance to promote anti-bullying.
The First Lady spoke at a campaign event Tuesday to target Virginia voters, drawing some of the crowd from the northern Shenandoah Valley.
A jury found Christopher Johnson guilty of murdering wildlife conservation Officer David Grove.
A Pennsylvania judge has halted the state's tough new voter ID law.
The truck driver whose tractor-trailer crashed off Interstate 68 last week has died at Baltimore Shock Trauma.
A Franklin County man is suing members of the state police for what he says was a violation of his civil rights, caught on tape.
Sweet Frog is ready to bring their frozen yogurt to Hagerstown.
A Williamsport man arrested for sexually abusing two girls is now being indicted on more charges.
In Smithsburg, the power of Tuesday's storm was on display, leaving major damage behind.
Police are discovering many drivers who are a menace on the roads don't
know it. They're often under the influence of drugs that are completely
legal, but pose a serious health risk behind the wheel.
Samson Edmond, 28, was a former member of the National Guard and was starting a new chapter in the area, police say.
The Great Frederick Fair is kicking off at the Frederick Fairgrounds for its 150th year.
Soldiers in the Battle of Maryland Heights never got a burial or service. But one Confederate's family made the journey to change that.
Top athletes and Olympians hit the rapids in Garrett County this weekend for the National Canoe and Kayak Championships.
Thousands are headed to Tough Mudder at Crumland Farm this weekend, looking to take on the military-style course. It was the Wounded Warriors who led the way.
The Disabled American Veterans chapter in Washington County was presented with a proclamation by the mayor at City Hall.
Police arrested a Hampshire County man for threatening to kill another man, shooting at him and hitting his car. He also fired his rifle in several areas around Capon Bridge Monday night.
One of Hagerstown's athletes will soon be representing team USA in Italy in outdoor international speed skating events.
A not guilty verdict in the trial of Jerry Rowe for the murder of his son. He was charged with shooting and killing his 27 year old, Nathaniel Rowe, two years ago.