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West Virginia residents air grievances over internet access

West Virginia residents told federal officials that the state's lack of high-speed internet access is hurting their quality of life and... Read Full Story

Oakland man jailed after alleged knife assault

An Oakland man was arrested and his wife treated for a knife wound to the leg following an incident Sunday at the couple's Bethlehem Road... Read Full Story

O’Malley to address DNC tonight

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to speak tonight at the Democratic National Convention.

O'Malley, who ended his... Read Full Story

Board OKs settlement in death of Frostburg football player

The Board of Public Works approved a settlement Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a Frostburg State University football player who... Read Full Story

WV AG, Board of Pharmacy Announce New Tool In Fight Against Opioids

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in collaboration with the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy, will introduce new technology that is... Read Full Story

Free legal help available after West Virginia flooding

West Virginians who are running into issues related to last month's deadly floods might be eligible for free legal services.

The... Read Full Story

Scenic Railroad suspends Frostburg trips til next year

The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad has been notified that it must suspend regular train operations west of Woodcock Hollow Road through the end... Read Full Story

Hearings Scheduled in Allegany County for Dan’s Mountain Wind Force Project

Two public hearings will be held on the application of Dan’s Mountain Wind Force, LLC to construct a 59.5 MW wind energy generating facility... Read Full Story

Dr. Ray Kiddy Named Interim Principal at Bishop Walsh School

Dr. Raymond Kiddy has been named interim principal of Bishop Walsh by the Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools. The appointment was made... Read Full Story

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Baltimore Police Officers Accused In Freddie Gray’s Death

Prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end... Read Full Story

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CPD Makes Disorderly Conduct Arrest And Serves Warrant

During the afternoon hours of 07/26/16 officers from the Cumberland City Police responded to Warren Street for a disturbance.

When the... Read Full Story

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City Votes To Approve Reopening Of Portions Of Downtown Mall To Vehicular Traffic

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council voted this month to approve the concept of re-opening each end of the downtown mall to one way vehicular... Read Full Story

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BoE Receives Final Report From Commission Looking Into Testing In Public Schools

The Allegany County Board of Education has received the final report from the Commission looking into testing in public schools. The Commission... Read Full Story

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Sen. Mikulski Delivers Clinton Nomination Speech

One of the early highlights, at least for Marylander’s, of this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was the party... Read Full Story

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Major Drug Bust

On Tuesday troopers from the Cumberland barrack were enforcing traffic on MD Rt. 40 at Orleans Rd in Allegany County when they observed a... Read Full Story

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Morgan County Man To Stand Trial In Circuit Court On Triple Murder Charges

A Morgan County man will stand trial in circuit court after probable cause was found Monday to forward the case to the higher court, according to... Read Full Story

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Moonshine Classic 10K And 2-mile Fun Run/Walk Slated For August 13th

The Queen City Striders will host the Moonshine Classic 10K run and 2-mile fun run/walk at 9:00 am on... Read Full Story

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LaVale Cardboard Recycling Change

As previously announced, on Friday, July 29, 2016, Allegany County Government’s cardboard/paperboard recycling site is moving from LaVale... Read Full Story

Federal Partnership Prosecutes Maryland Heroin Dealer

A Maryland man will spend nearly two years in federal prison thanks to a partnership between West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and... Read Full Story

Delaney Introduces Bill to Expand Protections for Rent-to-Own Customers

Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has filed legislation to expand protections for rent-to-own customers. Often targeted towards low-income and... Read Full Story

BB&T’s Movies Under The Stars Presents Finding Nemo at Canal Place Saturday Night

BB&T’s Movies Under The Stars series continues at Canal Place this Saturday, July 30 at dusk. This month’s movie will be Finding... Read Full Story

Investigation into Oldtown Road fire underway NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION

Date: 7/25/16

Time: 10:33 P.M.

Location / Address: 14400 Old Oldtown Road, Oldtown,  Allegany... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Man Arrested On Child Abuse Charges

On Monday July 25, 2016 an officer from the Cumberland City Police responded to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for a reported Child... Read Full Story

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CPD Serves Summons

On Monday July 25, 2016 the Cumberland City Police Department served a criminal summons on Devin Terrell Joyner.

The summons stemmed from... Read Full Story

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Some Property Owners Continue To Push Back Against City Regarding Rolling Mill Project

About a dozen property owners in the Rolling Mill area are continuing to push back against the city of Cumberland’s plans to raze that... Read Full Story

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“End All Violence” Rally A Good Event Says Shade

In response to the series of recent attacks on law enforcement officers across the nation, a local “End All Violence” rally was held... Read Full Story

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Commission In Process Of Reviewing School Construction Policies

A Maryland commission appointed last year is in the process of reviewing school construction policies in the state and will offer recommendations... Read Full Story

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State Rules Unveiled For Fantasy Sports Industry

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot earlier this month unveiled rules for the state’s daily fantasy sports industry that he said would... Read Full Story

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Baltimore Mayor To Open DNC

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will gavel in the Democratic National Convention Monday, WBAL-TV 11 News has confirmed.

This... Read Full Story

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Garrett County Paving Project Begins This Week

Paving operations on Kings Run Road will begin July 27. Traffic will be delayed while paving work is in progress. Alternate routes include... Read Full Story

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Deer Hunting Improving In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is bringing several hunting groups together to expand the agency’s goal to improve deer hunting. The... Read Full Story

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WV AG Announces Agreement in Merger of Two Grocery Store Corporations

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and five other states today reached an agreement pertaining to the impending merger of two... Read Full Story

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Governor Announces Funding for First Adult Day Reporting Center in Western Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan today announced Maryland is providing $540,000 to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to operate the state’s... Read Full Story

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Md. Delegates Hope Sanders Will Voice Support For Clinton

Maryland delegates at the Democratic National Convention say they hope Bernie Sanders will express full support for Hillary... Read Full Story

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Vacant Assistant Principal Positions Filled

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. David Cox, recently announced the appointments of several assistant principal positions for the upcoming 2016-2017... Read Full Story

Maryland Faces Possible Lack Of Female Lawmakers In Congress

Maryland has been among leading states in electing women to political offices for decades, but the state could have its first... Read Full Story

Maryland Live casino sues MGM over high-roller lists

A Maryland casino is suing MGM Resorts International over lists of high-rollers. The Daily Record reports that the Maryland Live Casino is... Read Full Story

FSU offers more bang for your buck

Frostburg State University was recently rated one of America’s 2016-17 “Best Value Colleges” in MONEY... Read Full Story

UPDATE: Two people injured in morning vehicle accident

Police and emergency crews responded to a two vehicle accident this morning near the Sheetz store on Mt Savage Road. There were initiail... Read Full Story

West Virginia county spending hits $1M on flood recovery

A West Virginia county is spending at least $1 million to clean up after deadly, damaging floods last month. The Charleston Gazette-Mail... Read Full Story

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Structure Fire In Artemas, Pa

WCBC News has learned of a fully involved structure fire at an uninhabited house on Artemas Rd in Artemas, Pa. Units from Allegany, Bedford,... Read Full Story

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Wanted Pennsylvania Fugitive Arrested

On Sunday, July 24th, 2016 The Cumberland City Police Department responded to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center to assist the... Read Full Story

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Canal Place Authority To Take Steps To Halt Illicit Activities

The Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority plans to take a number of steps designed to put a halt to illicit activities taking place... Read Full Story

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Keyser City Council Gives Approval To Pursue Idea Of Vacant Property Ordinance

The Keyser City Council gave unanimous approval Wednesday for city administrator Randy Amtower to resume pursuing the idea of establishing a... Read Full Story

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Delaney Would Like Obama To Take Stronger Stance Against ISIS

Maryland Sixth District Congressman John Delaney tells WCBC News that he would like to see President Obama take a harder, more aggressive stand... Read Full Story

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Gansler May Challenge Hogan

Former attorney general Doug Gansler says he's being asked to consider running against Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in... Read Full Story

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Gas Prices Dropping

Gas prices continue to drop in most parts of the country due to abundant fuel supplies and declining crude oil costs.Below $2.00 per gallon gas... Read Full Story

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Lawmaker Says He Should Have Revealed Ties To Pot Industry

A Maryland lawmaker says he wished he had been more transparent about his business connection to the cannabis industry prior to championing the... Read Full Story

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Lasher Appointed To Commission

The Cumberland Times News reports Dan Lasher, a 25-year corrections veteran, has been appointed as the local representative to the... Read Full Story

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West Virginia Drug Abuse Task Force to meet in Romney

Round 19 – Governor’s Substance Abuse Regional Task Force meetings will be held July 25-August 4, 2016. Please find the meeting... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Woman Faces Assault Charges

On Saturday  an officer from the Cumberland City Police Department was on patrol in the area of N. Mechanic and Baltimore Street when he... Read Full Story

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US 40 Reopened After Four Vehicle Mishap

1:20 PM Update – US 40 in LaVale has now reopened to traffic

12:00 PM:  Allegany County 911 has dispatched fire and rescue... Read Full Story

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Hit and Run Arrest

On Friday July 22nd, 2016 the Cumberland City Police Department served an arrest warrant on David Howard Ambrose of Cumberland.  The warrant... Read Full Story

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Frederick County Man Charged With Murdering Father

A man who told police that his terminally ill father killed himself now is charged with first-degree murder, according to the Frederick... Read Full Story

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Allegany County Fair and Ag Expo Concludes Today

Today is the final day of the Allegany County Fair and Ag Expo.  Tonight at 7 there will be an 8 Cylinder Stock and Mini Van... Read Full Story

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Temperatures to hit mid 90′s this weekend

It's going to get really hot this weekend.

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for much of the... Read Full Story

Road construction updates

Garrett County

·       I-68 (National Freeway) between US 219 and Shade Hollow Road – Resurfacing... Read Full Story
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City Council Unanimously Votes to Open Downtown Mall to Vehicular Traffic

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept a recommendation from a consulting firm to open the downtown... Read Full Story

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