image description




Allegany County Courthouse
Former LaVale man indicted on assault charges

The Allegany County State’s Attorney’s Office, Michael O. Twigg, State’s Attorney, announced the Grand Jury indictment of... Read Full Story

Two local women indicted on Medicaid Fraud Charges

According to the Office of the Maryland Attorney General, the owner and another employee of the Appalachian Behavioral Health/Wellness Center in... Read Full Story

Ben Cardin Podium
Cardin, Van Hollen Announce $45 Million in Federal Funding for Public School Literacy Program

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have announced $45... Read Full Story

WCI Photo
AFSCME Issues Statement on Investigations into Assaults on State Employees

AFSCME Maryland President Patrick Moran today issued the following statement in response to plans by lawmakers to investigate the spike in... Read Full Story

Allegany County Board of Education Building
Students Honored as Outstanding Scholar Athletes in Phase One of Contest

Clay Hoover, senior at Allegany High School, and Alexie Arnold and Morgan Edwards, seniors at Mountain... Read Full Story

State announces $7.5 million in grants to aid home visits for families

The Maryland Department of Health announced today $7,450,938 in funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration for... Read Full Story

Police Crime Scene Tape
3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland office park Three of the five people shot Wednesday at an office park in Edgewood, Maryland, have died in what appears to be a targeted attack, Harford County... Read Full Story
Cumberland Police Patch
Commission on accreditation for Law Enforcement to Visit

Cumberland Police Chief Charles Hinnant announced today that a team of Assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Make Warrant & Theft Arrests

On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 the Cumberland Police arrested Heather Rae Wilt, 34 years old of Cumberland, MD.  An officer was on patrol... Read Full Story

Wv Gov. Justice Announces Passage of Six Bills During Special Session of West Virginia Legislature

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Legislature has passed six bills he had presented during a special... Read Full Story

James Pyles Says Real Solution To Opioid Epidemic Is Through Education

James Pyles, retired Maryland State Police major and director of safety and security for the Maryland Department of Health, had a clear message... Read Full Story

Maryland Flag Waving
Candidate For Governor Says He Would Have ICE Agents Arrested If They Violate Rights of the “Citizens and Guests” of State of MD

Global tech guru Alec Ross, a candidate for governor of Maryland, says that, if elected, he will have the State Police arrest any agent of... Read Full Story

Chris Van Hollen
Sen. Chris Van Hollen Doesn’t Buy Into Trump Tax Plan

President Donald Trump's top advisers said this week his proposed tax plan would not cut taxes disproportionately for the rich — despite... Read Full Story

MD Comptroller Believes Reforming Craft Beer Industry Is Going To Be A Major Issue

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot strongly believes that reforming the craft beer industry is going to a major issue during the upcoming... Read Full Story

Frostburg State University to Dedicate Expanded Veterans Center

Frostburg State University will dedicate its expanded Veterans Center on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. at the center at 160... Read Full Story

Police Update
Vehicles in Keyser broken into

Keyser police reports that thieves forced entry into a locked vehicle at Main Alley where a purse was left in plain view. The Cumberland Times... Read Full Story

school bus
Maryland sees drop in motorists illegally passing school buses as students board and exit

Maryland school bus drivers saw a decrease in the number of stop arm violations last year, according to a survey sponsored by the state department... Read Full Story

CSX Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings

CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) today announced third quarter 2017 net earnings of $459 million, or $0.51 per share, up from $455 million, or $0.48... Read Full Story

Flu shots available for students

There will be a FREE flu shot clinic for students in grades pre-k through 12 on November 3, 2017, from noon until 6 p.m. at the Allegany County... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Car B
Police Serve Arrest Warrants

On Monday, the Cumberland Police Dept served two arrest warrants on 39 year old Muslim Ali Brunson. The first warrant stems from a private citizen... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Patch
City Police Looking for Information into Vandalism

On Monday, officers with the Cumberland Police Dept responded to Jaycee Field on Furnace St for a destruction of property complaint. Upon... Read Full Story

DDC Executive Director Stepping Down

Just a month after being promoted to the position of executive director of the Downtown Development Commission- Steve Leyh has informed the DDC... Read Full Story

Coal Production Up 6 Percent in 2017 Locally

When county administrators from across Maryland convened for a conference recently in Garrett and Allegany counties- Allegany County Commissioner... Read Full Story

George Edwards
Edwards Says Economy Improving Despite Lower Revenue Projections

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says state lawmakers need to accept a "new normal" after the state Board of Revenue Estimates... Read Full Story

Larry Hogan Official
Hogan Comments on Western Maryland Friendly Administration

Numerous times during this two day swing through Allegany and Garrett counties last week Governor Larry Hogan loudly proclaimed that the... Read Full Story

View Mobile Site