image description

News

 

 
PiratesSmall3

On WCBC 1270 AM: 7:40 PM – Pirates @ Cubs


On Classic Hits 107: 7:00 PM – NASCAR Live

Brian Frosh
Md. attorney general asking victims of abuse by school, church officials to come forward

After an investigation revealed decades of child sex abuse and cover-ups by Roman Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania, Maryland Attorney General Brian... Read Full Story

Baltimore Police Logo
FBI: Baltimore homicide rate topped US big cities in 2017

New crime statistics released by the FBI place Baltimore’s homicide rate last year well above that of any other large U.S. metropolis,... Read Full Story

Hogan 2018
Hogan Administration Announces New Maryland Workforce Expressway Website

Governor Larry Hogan, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Maryland Department of Commerce, Maryland... Read Full Story

Andrew Mackert ACSO Deputy
Allegany County Sheriff’s deputy charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident

A press release issued by the Allegany County Sheriff's Department Tuesday morning reports that Deputy Andrew Mackert was involved in a... Read Full Story

hand cuffs
City Police Make CDS, Assault & Disorderly Conduct Arrests

On Monday, September 24th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department served a warrant on Allegra Annetta Johnson charging her with CDS possession of... Read Full Story

CPD
Cumberland Police Serve Bench Warrant For Failure To Appear

On Monday, September 24th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department served a bench warrant issue by District Court on James Edward Moellenkamp for... Read Full Story

School Sign
Preliminary Date Shows Continued Decline In Student Enrollment In County Schools

Although the numbers are not yet official- the preliminary data shows a continuing decline in enrollment in the Allegany County Public School... Read Full Story

Maryland Flag Waving
MD Revenue Projected To Increase

The Board of Revenue Estimates voted today to write up the revenue projections for the State of Maryland for Fiscal Year 2019 by $325 million,... Read Full Story

Maryland Flag Waving
MD Gubernatorial Candidates Spar In Only Debate Of 2018 Race

Democrat Ben Jealous used every chance to challenge Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in the only debate of the Maryland governor's race, while... Read Full Story

Allegany County Seal
Phase One Under Way In Creation Of Economic Development Strategic Plan

The Indiana-based Thomas P. Miller & Associates, a firm hired by Allegany County to create an economic development strategic plan for the... Read Full Story

Downtown cumberland
Plans Moving Forward To Install High-Speed Broadband Lines Downtown

Cumberland Economic Development Corporation executive director Paul Kelly reports that plans are moving forward to install... Read Full Story

University_of_Maryland_Seal.svg
UMD Students Move Into Hotels After Mold Found In Dormitory

WBAL reports some students at the University of Maryland College Park were being forced to move out of their dorm and into a hotel room Monday... Read Full Story

Franchot
Maryland Revenue Projections on the Rise

The Board of Revenue Estimates voted today to write up the revenue projections for the State of Maryland for Fiscal Year 2019 by $325 million,... Read Full Story

Baltimore Orioles
Showalter not expected back with Orioles

The Orioles are expected to move on from longtime manager Buck Showalter following the 2018 season, tweets Bob Nightengale of USA Today. That... Read Full Story

68 Sign
Vehicle accident on I-68 East

Allegany County Emgency Management reports a vehicle overturned on Interstate 68 at the 52 mile marker. Emergency personel are on the scene

Bedford County PA Map
Bedford Area School District Updates Evacuation Situation

Read Full Story

FSU Bobcats Logo
Bobcats Jump To #4 In National Poll

The Frostburg State University Bobcats Football Team has moved up to #4 in the latest rankings for NCAA Division III released... Read Full Story

MARYLAND FLAG 2
Maryland Sets K-9 Graduation

A new group of K-9 dogs that prove critical to prison safety by sniffing out drugs, cell phones and other contraband will graduate from training... Read Full Story

Connor Cox
FSU QB Cox Named NJAC Offensive Player Of The Week

Frostburg senior quarterback Connor Cox has been selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Offensive Player of the Week, Sunday after... Read Full Story

CPD
Cumberland Woman Arrested On Assault Charges

On September 23, 2018, at 3:39 pm, officers from the... Read Full Story

WCBC Block 103 Police Operation
Updated: Police Units Respond To Frostburg For Large Disturbance Early Sunday

Updated:

On Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 1:25 a.m., Frostburg City Police officers on patrol discovered a disturbance with a possible... Read Full Story

Maryland Flag Waving
Individual Health Insurance Rates In MD Going Down For 2019

Individual health insurance rates for 2019 are going down, state officials announced on Friday. Officials credit the state's federal waiver,... Read Full Story

School Sign
Kirwan Commission Says MD Needs $3 Billion To Close Education Gap

The Kirwan Education Commission says Maryland needs at least $3 billion to help close an education gap.  Alvin Thorton, former chairman of... Read Full Story

Michael Busch - MD House Speaker
MD House Speaker Undergoes Heart Bypass Surgery

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch underwent bypass surgery last Wednesday night and a spokesman from his office reports that a full recovery is... Read Full Story

WCBC Block 103 Cumberland Police Beat
Woman Arrested For Disorderly Conduct At Riverside Park Early Sunday, at approximately 12:42 AM, a Cumberland Police Officer was patrolling Greene Street when he heard a disturbance in the area of... Read Full Story
Bedford County PA Map
Bedford Homecoming Dance Evacuated After Rumors Of Intended Violence The Bedford Area School District issued a statement after students were evacuated from Saturday night's Homecoming Dance. The district said that... Read Full Story
WCBC Block 103 Cumberland Police Beat
Cumberland Police Detail Saturday Arrests

Cumberland Police arrested a 38 year old city man after a disturbance on North Lee Street. The alleged... Read Full Story

fall pumpkins
DNR Publishes First Fall Foliage Report  

Read Full Story

wv
West Virginia ARC Project List Released

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice today recommended nine projects totaling over $7.1 million for inclusion in grants from the Appalachian... Read Full Story

West Virginia
Justice Touts Tourism Comeback

Governor Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia’s tourism industry grew in 2017 for the first time since 2012.Read Full Story

Chris Van Hollen
Van Hollen: Senate Passage of Opioid Legislation Includes Important Resources for Maryland

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) applauded the Senate’s passage of... Read Full Story

salvation army logo
Salvation Army getting ready for Christmas

The Salvation Army has set the dates for families to complete Christmas assistance applications. All applications must be completed in person... Read Full Story

gas-pump-297049_960_720
Gas prices dropping, but Cumberland still highest in state

Nationally and across the Mid-Atlantic region, gas prices have stayed relatively stable since last week following the flooding and destruction... Read Full Story

Justice
West Virginia Supreme Court issues continue

Members of an all-appointed West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on Monday will hear arguments in the legal challenges to U.S. Rep. Evan... Read Full Story

View Mobile Site