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A Cumberland man is convicted of burglary charges. According to the office of Allegany County State’s Attorney Michael Twigg’s following a four day jury trial 33 year old Marcus Vaughn was convicted of a Home Invasion, Burglary First Degree, Armed Robbery, Assault First Degree and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 17, 2019, 11:08 am
The cause of a fire in Oakland is ruled accidental due to an overcurrent. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office the blaze broke out in the basement of a single family ranch style home on Hutton Road in Oakland on Sept 14th at about 1:25pm. Crews were tree cutting on an adjacent property […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 17, 2019, 11:00 am
A Springfield man is dead and his wife is hospitalized following a motorcycle crash in Mineral County. According to West Virginia State Police emergency crews were called out for a reported crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV along U.S. Route 50 at about 4:30pm on Sunday Sept 15th just west of the intersection with […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 17, 2019, 10:59 am
A Cumberland man is behind bars on assault charges. According to Cumberland Police Saturday, September 14th, 2019 officers served an arrest warrant on 35 year old Timothy Hart Winkler of Cumberland following an investigation. Winkler allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact with a female victim Sept 12th on Howard Street. Winkler was charged with 4th degree […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 16, 2019, 11:26 am
A Cumberland man is arrested in connection with a stabbing. According to Cumberland Police on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:07 officers with and the Cumberland Fire Department responded to the wooded area between Wineow Street and the C&O Canal for a report of an assault.  Upon arrival, first responders located a 40-year-old man who […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 16, 2019, 11:25 am
Maryland State Police are investigating a theft in Garrett County. According to MSP officials on 9/14/19 Troopers from the McHenry Barrack responded to the 300 block of Fearer Road, Friendsville, Garrett County, Maryland, in reference to a theft complaint.  Investigation revealed that sometime between 9/13/19 and 9/14/19 unknown suspects went onto the property of the […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 16, 2019, 11:25 am
An Administrative Law Judge has upheld a decision to remove Wayne Foote from the Allegany County Board of Education. According to the decision filed by Administrative Law Judge Michael J. Wallace from the MD Office of Administrative Hearings Foote’s “repeated transgressions described above made it difficult for the Board to conduct its operations in a […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 16, 2019, 11:24 am
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation officially declaring Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, as Heroes Day in West Virginia. This annual observance is held on the second Saturday of each September to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of first responders in West Virginia; including firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical services workers, and […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 13, 2019, 11:33 am
The Appalachian Regional Commission recently announced a grant for the Western Maryland Works Maker Space project. The $395,205 grant will be used to help train about 68 workers during the first year of operation. The Maker Space will host four businesses in the early start up phase. Along with the ARC funding there is also […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 13, 2019, 11:19 am
The cause of a fire at a hunting cabin in Little Orleans is under investigation. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office just before 10am Thursday morning Sept 12th emergency crews were called out to ‪11650 Ziegler Road SE, Little Orleans for a structure fire at an unoccupied two-story residence being used as a […]
Author: amandamangan
Posted: September 13, 2019, 11:15 am