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Shooting incident in Romney

Hampshire County Emergency Management has confirmed that a shooting incident has occured in the Romney area. The victim has been transported with... Read Full Story

Maryland Senate gives preliminary approval to two rape investigation bills

The Maryland Senate gave its preliminary approval Tuesday to a pair of bills designed to lift a major barrier to prosecuting rape and to ensure... Read Full Story

“Troublemakers” force Union Rescue Mission to temporarily stop serving meals

The Cumberland Times News reports the Union Rescue Mission of Western Maryland, Inc., citing “trouble and fights” has... Read Full Story

Cardin tours U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) toured the U.S.-Mexico border yesterday, assessing security... Read Full Story

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Lonaconing Fire Caused By Bad Light Fixture

Friday evening, WCBC reported that units had been dispatched to a fire on Old Beechwood Road in Lonaconing.

The Maryland State FIre... Read Full Story

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Washington County Blaze Damages Home Under Renovation

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office has issued a preliminary report on a Saturday morning fire at a residence in Keddysville in... Read Full Story

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CPD Make Warrant & Other Arrests

On February 20th, 2017 officers responded to a residence on Boone St for a report of a wanted subject.  A citizen advised the police that... Read Full Story

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Baltimore City Council Members Speak Out Against Minimum Wage Bill

Baltimore City Council members spoke out last week against a General Assembly bill that would block the city and other jurisdictions from raising... Read Full Story

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Gov. Hogan Angering Activists Over Federal Immigration Enforcement Directive

Maryland's Republican governor Larry Hogan is angering immigration activists with his decision to comply with a federal immigration... Read Full Story

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Talks Progressing On Delfest Contract

More than two months after it appeared a new five year contract had been signed between DelFest and Allegany County- no deal has been finalized,... Read Full Story

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Farrell Believes Effort Underway To Have Her Removed From BoE

Allegany County Board of Education member Lorelee Farrell tells WCBC News she believes there has been an effort underway by some of her fellow... Read Full Story

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BW Closed Tuesday

Due to water issues, Bishop Walsh School will be closed Tuesday. Bishop Walsh President Dr. Ray Kiddy was a guest on the Dave Norman Program and... Read Full Story

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Van Hollen, Cardin Announce Legislation to Bring Harriet Tubman Statue to the U.S. Capitol Building

Today U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (Both D-Md.) announced new legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to... Read Full Story

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Justice Touts Highways Construction Plan In Statewide Tour

Gov. Jim Justice touted his highways construction program that would be financed by higher taxes and fees as he launched a statewide tour to... Read Full Story

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Dangerous Roadways On Monday

Although it was a sunny, warm afternoon with no rain or visability issues- a series of motor vehicle accidents were reported in the area. An... Read Full Story

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Appointee To Head Maryland Lottery Nearing Vote After Delays

A Senate panel is scheduled to vote on the appointment of Maryland's acting lottery director – more than 21 months... Read Full Story

City man convicted in 2001 Florida killing

The Cumberland Times News reports a Cumberland man was sentenced to life in prison without parole after he was convicted of first-degree... Read Full Story

Guinness enters Maryland lawmakers’ beer debate

A battle over beer is brewing in Annapolis. State lawmakers are faced with competing proposals to change the rules for breweries, which have... Read Full Story

Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

Business is booming for Solar Energy World and other solar companies in Maryland, as sun-sourced energy becomes more affordable and accessible.... Read Full Story

Cumberland still has highest gas prices in Maryland

We begin the week with the average price of gasoline in the Cumberland area at $2.41 a gallon.  The AAA Mid Atlantic Survey says that is down... Read Full Story

Sheriff’s office collecting out of date medications

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Department has scheduled another door to door pickup of old and unused medications on Tuesday.  If you... Read Full Story

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Revisions Being Proposed For Allegany Co. Zoning

Some revisions are being proposed for Allegany County Zoning- but despite rumors to the contrary they do not involve the controversial fracking... Read Full Story

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Dr. Cox Provides “State of the School System” Address

After agreeing to accept a new four year contract from the Allegany County Board of Education last week, School Superintendent David Cox provided... Read Full Story

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