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Wreck closes Crosstown Bridge overnight

CUMBERLAND - A 12:30 a.m. motor vehicle accident closed the eastbound lane of Interstate 68 on Cumberland's Crosstown Bridge and resulted in the transport of one person to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. The Allegany County 911 Center said the roadway was reopened to traffic at 1:17 a.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 11:33:00

Driver ran away after wreck on Fort Avenue

CUMBERLAND - A Lonaconing man who wrecked his vehicle and fled on foot, according to Cumberland police, was found and arrested. Authorities said Michael Robert Buskirk, 27, crashed on Fort Avenue on Saturday. Police found him a short distance away, but said Buskirk began arguing and causing a scene

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 12:07:00

Midnight Accident Shuts Down Eastbound 68

Allegany County 911 reported a vehicle accident on the Cumberland Crosstown Bridge of Interstate 68 just after 12:30 AM Sunday. The accident and emergency response closed the lanes for about a half an hour. Traffic was returned to normal flow around 1:15 AM. Allegany County 911 reported a vehicle ac

WCBC RADIO - 2017-09-24 06:23:47

City man jailed without bond on two violation charges

CUMBERLAND - A 26-year-old Cumberland man was taken into custody by city police on Saturday and is in the Allegany County Detention Center without bond, charged with a pair of violations Rodney James Iliff Jr. is alleged to have violated conditions of a previous probation. At the time police served

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 11:01:00

Cumberland police arrest woman, charge her with burglary

CUMBERLAND - A woman arrested by city police officers and charged with burglary, assault and disturbing the peace has been released pending an appearance in Allegany County District Court. Kara Inez Miller, 30, was arrested after officers responded to a disturbance in the 900 block of Maryland Avenu

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 10:37:00

More CSX positions in Cumberland eliminated

CUMBERLAND - A CSX spokesman confirmed Friday morning that the company has eliminated additional positions at its Cumberland rail yard, but he wouldn't say how many. "CSX has informed employees today that some positions in Cumberland are being eliminated, as part of an ongoing company-wide review of

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-22 15:47:00

Hyndman woman killed in car crash

State police in Bedford said 23-year-old Brianna Shaffer of Hyndman pulled out from Countryview Lane into the path of a Dodge Ram pickup truck headed south. Police said Shaffer, who was driving a Chevrolet HHR, was turning left onto Route 96 to head north when a southbound truck, driven by 56-year-o

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Fright begins soon at The House of the Setting Sun

David Fields of the Community Involvement for Kids, Inc., built the contraption that will take you for a spin in the Wendell Manor Asylum at The House of the Setting Sun in Green Spring, West Virginia.Cumberland Times-News - Michael A. Sawyers, msawyers@times-news.com GREEN SPRING, W.Va. - How scary

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 21:45:00

Prince George's County man arrested in court no-show, released

CUMBERLAND - A Prince George's County man was arrested Sunday for alleged failure to appear in court in that county nearly three years ago on second-degree assault and related charges, Cumberland Police said. Oscar Guerrero Reyes, 28, of Hyattsville, failed to appear in court in Prince George's Cou

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-25 12:14:16

Motorcycle crash in Garrett County injures two

CUMBERLAND - Two Frostburg residents were taken to separate hospitals after a motorcycle upon which they were riding crashed on Maryland Highway near Altamont Road Saturday afternoon, according to the Garrett County Sheriff's Office. The motorcycle was being operated by Franklin Jesse Clark, 50, and

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 20:29:00

Crime Line 09/13-09/20

9/13/17 Fraud: FSU student reported someone had sent her an email requesting $500. The person advised he would make her personal and financial information public if she did not. Student was informed this was a scam, and to not have any further contact with the suspect. 9/14/17 Assist Other Agency: O

THEBOTTOMLINENEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 15:22:35

Fall revival services at Wesley Chapel

Fall revival services will be held at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Oct 1-3. The evangelist for all services, including Sunday morning service at 9:30 a.m. and each evening at 7:30 p.m., will be the Rev. David Klink. The Rev. Klink describes himself as a country boy from northern Garrett. H

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-25 01:33:13

Man who missed court appearance jailed without bond

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Police Department reports that a city man who failed to show up at Allegany County District Court on a charge of trespassing has been incarcerated without bond. Rick Franklin Imes, 47, is jailed at the Allegany County Detention Center following an arrest via warrant on Fr

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 10:18:00

It wouldn't have been seven years of bad luck

I was assigned to cover Circuit Court as a reporter for the Cumberland Evening and Sunday Times while the late Lawrence V. Kelly was deputy state's attorney and then state's attorney for Allegany County. (See: "Larry Kelly remembered as 'brightest and best'," Sept. 19 Times-News, Page 1A.) Some of t

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Charged with violating protective order and jailed

CUMBERLAND - When Cumberland police responded to a Friday afternoon disturbance in the 300 block of Baltimore Avenue, they found a man who was not supposed to be there. Joshua Dylan Dinges Sr., 40, was arrested and eventually jailed without bond on a charge of violating a protective order. Dinges, p

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-23 10:08:00

Theirs is a challenging mission

The editorial of Sept. 13 is troublesome. (See: "It's historic: That means it also will cost a small fortune to fix.") While I am glad to see discussion of historic preservation in the media, a fair presentation is required. The tourism resources of this community are, with the exception of the Rock

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Secretary of commerce to speak at TGCC meeting

CUMBERLAND - Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill will speak at the next meeting of The Greater Cumberland Committee on Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort, Allegany "A" Room. Gill is a business leader with four decades of experience as an entrepreneur, technology executive, inv

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Frostburg State professor named Fulbright scholar

FROSTBURG - Frostburg State University Associate Professor of Geography Richard A. Russo has been named a 2017-18 Fulbright scholar to the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. During the fall semester, he will be a Fulbright Canada visiting research chair at the Canadian Centre for Research

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Folk singer next in Celtic Music Series

Aoife Scott, a Dublin-based folk singer, will perform Sept. 24 at Mountain City Traditional Arts, 25 E. Main St., Frostburg.Submitted Photo FROSTBURG - Frostburg State University's Mountain City Traditional Arts will continue its Celtic Music Series with a performance by Dublin-based folk singer Aoi

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

City crews to continue fire hydrant flushing

City crews to continue hydrant flushing CUMBERLAND - City Water Department crews will continue to flush fire hydrants this week. The schedule is: Sept. 25-26: Maryland Avenue, starting at East Oldtown Road to Williams Street. Hydrants in this area include Williams Street, Louisiana Avenue, Hilltop

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 10:00:00