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City Police Arrest Three in Trespassing Complaint

Officers responded to a business on N. Lee St. for a report of three subjects trespassing.  The three subjects were living under a trailer on... Read Full Story

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Speedway Group Interested In Giving Back To Community

The new Cumberland Speedway Series at the Allegany County is off to a tremendous start in 2017 according to race promoters. Thus far an opening... Read Full Story

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Section Of Kelly Road Will Be Closed For Potomac Edison Repairs

As a result of repairs by Potomac Edision, Allegany County Administrator David Eberly announced that on Wednesday and Thursday this week, Kelly... Read Full Story

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County Ready To Assist City In Consolidation Of Some Services To Cut Costs

With the Cumberland Mayor and City Council in the midst of a budget process that may come down to a choice between drastically cutting services,... Read Full Story

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Teen’s Wish Made, To Announce Ravens’ 1st-Round Draft Pick

A Maryland teenager with rare brain cancer will announce the Baltimore Ravens first-round draft pick. The Baltimore Sun reports 14-year-old... Read Full Story

UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Fire

State police have released the names of the three people who died Monday in a house fire in Meyersdale. State Trooper Stephen Limani of Greensburg... Read Full Story

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College presidents sign pact to address alcohol, drug abuse

The presidents of most West Virginia colleges and universities have signed a pact to address alcohol and drug abuse on their respective... Read Full Story

Authorities brace for more overdoses after Maryland deaths linked to elephant sedative

Authorities are bracing for more overdoses in Maryland after the first deadly cases emerged of carfentanil, a synthetic drug developed to sedate... Read Full Story

Lawmaker continues push to end child marriages in Md.

Child marriages in Maryland are still legal, after a bill to stop them failed again. But a lawmaker has vowed to continue her fight to end child... Read Full Story

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Former Local Resident Raises Awareness For Childhood Cancer

Former Cumberland resident Bill Coyle is having his head shaved today to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer.

Coyle, who grew up... Read Full Story

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WCBC Effort Leads To Pirates Charities $10,000 Grant For Al Abrams Field Upgrade

A few months ago, WCBC’s Marty White was in attendance at a Pittsburgh Pirates Broadcast Seminar and one of the sessions dealt with a... Read Full Story

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City Police Make Assault Arrest

On Sunday April 23, 2017, at 10:31 pm, Cumberland City Police officers responded to a residence in the 900 block of Gay Street.  Officers... Read Full Story

City To Celebrate National Day of Prayer Next Week

Cumberland celebrates the National Day of Prayer next week, Thursday, May 4th with a series of events highlighted by the annual prayer... Read Full Story

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MD General Assembly Passes Legislation To Bolster Public Health Approach To Opioid Epidemic

As deaths from drug overdoses increase across the state and nation, the Maryland General Assembly this month passed legislation to bolster the... Read Full Story

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MD Senate Strips Fee Increases On Slots & Table Games From House Bill

A bill increasing fees on slots and table games in Maryland to pay for problem gambling programs was approved in the House only to have the Senate... Read Full Story

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Commissioners To Reduce Property Taxes In FY 2018 Budget

The Allegany County Commissioners are looking at a balanced budget for FY 2018- and although some revenues are declining and growth has been... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Make Assault & Disorderly Conduct Arrests At about 6 PM on Saturday, officers from the Cumberland Police Department were dispatched to a Fort Cumberland Homes residence for a... Read Full Story
Maryland SHA Sets Interstate 81 Project

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Body Found Near Little Orleans

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Don’t mess with Md. roads, state officials say

It might not be you, but someone is throwing out all that litter that lines area roads. And on Earth Day, state road crews want you to know that... Read Full Story

Police Investigate Burglary

On Friday at 12:42 pm, Cumberland City Police Officers responded to an individual inside a vacant house in the 100 block of Park... Read Full Story

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of Colorado Police Officer Nabbed In Cumberland

On Friday at about 11:00 pm, Cumberland City Police Officers responded to a trespassing complaint in the 400 block... Read Full Story

Md. sheds 7,200 jobs in March; jobless rate inches up

Maryland lost 7,200 jobs in March while the state's unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4.3 percent for the month, federal officials... Read Full Story

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