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MDE Issues “stringent” permit for Proposed Potomac Pipeline

The Maryland Department of the Environment Friday issued a state wetlands and waterways permit for the proposed Columbia Gas pipeline in Western... Read Full Story

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School Bus accident, no one injured

ACPS Bus #25 from Fort Hill and Washington was rear-ended by a passenger vehicle on Baltimore Pike this afternoon. There were no injuries, but... Read Full Story

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State Senate Passes Bill To Retire State Song

A majority of Maryland senators hope they've found a compromise to handle the state's controversial state song: send it into retirement... Read Full Story

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Winter Weather Advisory until 05:00PM Saturday

WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one half inch and ice accumulations of less than a tenth of... Read Full Story

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76 Arrested During “Operation Southern Impact II”

Pikesville, MD – A total of 76 people were arrested, and 13 children were rescued or identified as victims during a mutually coordinated... Read Full Story

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Stabbing incident at WCI under Investigation

Prison officials are continuing to investigate a stabbing Thursday at the Western Correctional Institution that sent a wounded inmate to the... Read Full Story

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In-state tuition bill aimed at ‘Dreamers’ advances in Maryland

A bill that aims to ensure young, undocumented Maryland students referred to as “Dreamers,” can pursue higher education by giving... Read Full Story

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Update: Search For Missing Aircraft Off Ocean City

State and military underwater recovery teams have concluded their operations off Ocean City in response to the fatal plane crash there earlier... Read Full Story

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Maryland House Passes Gun-Control Measures

Maryland would ban devices that can increase a semi-automatic rifle's firing rate, under a measure that cleared the... Read Full Story

School System to Hold Forum on School Safety for School Staff

The Allegany County Board of Education and Superintendent will hold a forum for all Allegany County Public School staff members to receive... Read Full Story

Whiteman Reinstated Effective July 1


The Mineral County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday evening to reinstate Frankfort High School teacher and football... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Man Arrested on Assault

On 03/15/18 at 4:24pm Officers with the Cumberland Police Dept were contacted in reference to a domestic assault that occurred in the 500blk of... Read Full Story

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Police Seeking Information on Destruction Complaints

On 03/15/18 Officers with the Cumberland Police Dept responded to the 100blk of Pennsylvania Ave for a destruction of property complaint. Upon... Read Full Story

Potential Opioid Lawsuit subject of local meeting

Elected officials from Cumberland and Frostburg conducted a public meeting this week detailing the local impact of the nation's opioid... Read Full Story

Higson Provides Good News on Sara Lafferty

Some good news to pass along today regarding Sara Lafferty, a 14 year-old freshman at Frankfort who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer.... Read Full Story

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Officials Point to Opioid Epidemic as Catalyst for Hike in Child Abuse

Officials say the area's opioid epidemic is behind the growing number of child abuse cases in Allegany County.  Christine Ujcic,... Read Full Story

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Cardin Responds to Sanctions on Russians for Attacks During the 2016 Election

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and one of the lead authors of the Countering... Read Full Story

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Alco Mock Trial Team Undefeated

Allegany High School's Mock Trial team won the circuit four championship with an undefeated season.  Allegany will play in State Regional... Read Full Story

Cumberland man charged, sentenced for attacking Deputies

The Office of the State’s Attorney for Allegany County, Michael Twigg, State’s Attorney, announced on Thursday, March 15,... Read Full Story

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Whiteman’s Future could be decided tonight

Former Frankfort head football coach Kevin Whiteman, who had been be suspended for 16 months as a result of accusations of inappropriate conduct... Read Full Story

City Police Make Disorderly Conduct Arrest

On 03/14/18 Officers with the Cumberland Police Dept responded to the 600blk of Kelly Rd in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival Officers were... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Seeking Public’s Help Locating Woman

The Cumberland Police Dept is seeking the assistance of the public in locating 39 year old Candie Marie Bettis who was last seen on 03/14/18 at... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Serve Arrest Warrants

On 03/14/18 the Cumberland Police Dept served an arrest warrant on 25 year old Trevon Emerson of Cumberland. The warrant stems from an... Read Full Story

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City Tax Relief Up In The Air For This Year

When the Cumberland Mayor and City Council made the unpopular decision last year to increase city taxes by nearly ten percent- it was done so with... Read Full Story

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Commissioner Valentine Calls For More WMSR Transparency

Last week was not a good one for the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad with Allegany County Commissioner Jake Shade questioning the fiscal... Read Full Story

Allegany County Schools Participate In National School Walkout Day

Allegany County High Schools participated in Wednesday’s National School Walkout Day, promoting school safety, protesting gun violence and... Read Full Story

Sheriff Will Conduct Another Round of Opioid Town Hall Meetings

Allegany County Sheriff Craig Robertson will conduct another round of opioid town hall meetings in the coming weeks- beginning next Wednesday,... Read Full Story

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