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Manchin Rallies with United Mine Workers

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin rallied with the United Mine Workers of America Saturday and participated in the Joint... Read Full Story

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City Police Serve Arrest Warrants

On 7/16/2018 the Cumberland City Police served an arrest warrant on Leo Durocher Sr. Mr. Durocher was wanted on charges of burglary and assault.... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Resident Believes He Was Profiled in Traffic Stop

Cumberland resident James Wormack, a 61 year old African American, was recently pulled over for a minor traffic violation, and has sent a letter... Read Full Story

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Theft Prevention Director Comments on Car Thieves

You’ve heard the national reports that you should consider wrapping your key fob in foil in order to thwart tech savvy car thieves. Not so... Read Full Story

Capito Approves of Supreme Court Nominee

Before he left for his European tour, President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito... Read Full Story

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Fire Reported At Bedford Village Theatre

A major fire this afternoon at Gardner Memorial Theatre, the home of the Bedford County Players.

Fire companies from Bedford, Everett,... Read Full Story

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Date: July 15, 2018

Time: 2:33 a.m.

Location / Address:  11810 Cresap... Read Full Story

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“Driving While Black” Stop & Police Response Featured On WCBC

Cumberland resident James Wormack, a 61 year old African American, was recently pulled over for a minor traffic violation, but has sent a letter... Read Full Story

Crowder Ticket Winners

Congratulations to our Crowder front row seat & back stage meet & greet tickets!! Miranda Keister of Mt Savage & Scott Whiteman of... Read Full Story

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Man Arrested on Public Urination

On July 15, 2018, Cumberland City Police arrested William Blacker of Cumberland MD. Blacker was observed by officers on the property at a Liberty... Read Full Story

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Police Respond to Assault Complaint; Make DUI Arrest

On July 15, 2018, the Cumberland City Police responded to a Bond St. residence for a reported assault. Once on scene, officers contacted the... Read Full Story

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New County Commission to Handle Economic Development

It was a busy agenda for the Allegany County Board of Commissioners last week taking action to create a Regulatory Reform Commission; a new office... Read Full Story

Committee Accepts Local Contractor Bid for Lefty Grove Statue

The Cumberland Times-News reports that a local contractor has been chosen by the Lefty Grove Statue Project Committee to create the mini-ballpark... Read Full Story

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Hogan Says Opponent Jealous Not Prepared to be Governor

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has characterized his general election opponent Ben Jealous as someone with unworkable ideas who isn't ready for... Read Full Story

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Fundraising Campaign Launched to Honor Fallen Journalists

Led by convener and chair Carl Snowden, the Caucus of African-American Leaders and nonprofit Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee are launching a... Read Full Story

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Water Break Reported In Midland Area

Allegany County Public Utilities is working to repair a water main break in the Midland/Gilmore area.

It's hoped service can be... Read Full Story

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Several Hurt In Mishap On 68

Allegany County 911 dispatched police, fire and EMS units to westbound Interstate 68 in the eastern part of the county for a vehicle accident with... Read Full Story

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Vehicles Damaged On Bellevue Street

Early Sunday morning, Cumberland Police were called to Bellevue Street for a report of Destruction of Property.  I

t was... Read Full Story

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Arrest Made After Domestic Incident

Just before midnight Saturday night, City Police officers were called to an Oak Street residence for a report of a domestic... Read Full Story

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City Police Make Drug Bust On Maryland Avenue

Just before 11:00 PM Saturday, Cumberland Police officers were called to a Maryland Avenue business for a report of two suspicious females... Read Full Story

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Keyser Man Charged With Westernport B & E

On Friday, Deputies of The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Westernport, MD. for a reported burglary.

The... Read Full Story

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Hagerstown Council Weighs In On Bruchey Post

The following statement from the Hagerstown City Council addresses the comments Mayor Bob Bruchey posted on his personal Facebook page earlier... Read Full Story

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Motorcycle Crash Injures One

On Saturday morning, just after 11:00 AM, Troopers from the Hagerstown Barrack responded along with Washington County... Read Full Story

WV Republicans Tab Potter The West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee re-elected Melody Potter as its Chairwoman at the organization's summer meeting in... Read Full Story
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Accident Shuts Down US 220 Near Rawlings

Allegany County 911 reports that US Route 220/McMullen Highway has been shut down in both directions after a vehicle accident around 9... Read Full Story

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Two arrested on drug charges

At approximately 11 PM Friday  an officer from the Cumberland Police Department stopped a vehicle on Virginia Avenue for an equipment... Read Full Story

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Demolition Derby Headlines Day Two of Allegany County Fair

Day two of the 2018 Allegany County Fair is headlined by the popular Demolition Derby competition. The show begins at 7.... Read Full Story

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Implementation Of MD All-Payer Health Care Model Could Prove Challenging For Rural Areas

Earlier this week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a contract with the federal government to enact the state’s unique all-payer health... Read Full Story

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CEDC Director Gives Update On Effort To Install High Speed Broadband Lines In Downtown Area

During this week’s public meeting of the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, executive director Paul Kelly provided an update on... Read Full Story

Fundraising Benefit To Help Outstanding Local Violin Player Buy A New Instrument

Wesley Mason grew up in Cumberland and graduated recently from Frostburg State University. He is an... Read Full Story

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Washington County Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A Washington County man was arrested and charged this morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force... Read Full Story

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Hagerstown Mayor Bruchey Criticized For Social-Media Comment Calling London’s Muslim Mayor A Terrorist

The Herald Mail reports that Hagerstown Mayor Bob Bruchey came under fire for social-media comments calling the Muslim mayor of London a... Read Full Story

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Fresh Air Kids Coming To Frostburg

The Western Maryland Committee will be welcoming 12 New York City children as they arrive in Frostburg on 7/18/2018. Volunteer host families share... Read Full Story

Frostburg State University to Break Ground on New Residence Hall July 12

Frostburg State University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new student residence hall on Thursday, July 12, at 11... Read Full Story

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