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Two Cumberland women charged for failing to appear in court

Nita Renee Broadus, 52, was wanted for failing to appear in Circuit Court on fraud charges. Broadus was ordered held without bail at the Allegany County Detention Center pending review from a Circuit Court judge.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-19 22:06:54

Cumberland man accused of assault jailed without bail

City police officers arrested Douglas Bryan Combs, 55, after responding on Friday to a 6:30 a.m. call in the 400 block of York Place in Cumberland’s South End.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-18 14:23:00

Lands in jail for missing her assault trial

Danyel Marie Morris, 34, was arrested by Cumberland police officers Friday and is in the Allegany County Detention Center on a bond of $5,000.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-18 14:41:00

Cameron Bratton pitches Cumberland into title game

With the win, the PenMar-WV League champions advanced to the state championship game, taking on the Maryland Dodgers of the Susquehanna League Saturday night at Memorial Field. The game ended too late to be included in this edition.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

Overnight Frostburg fire draws large response

FROSTBURG — Numerous fire companies, led by Frostburg’s responded to an overnight house fire at 209 East St. in the Mountain City, according to an Allegany County emergency dispatcher.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-18 14:51:00

Shaffer Ford Drive 4 UR School program benefits Alco cheerleaders

The Drive 4 UR School program helps schools raise money to support various extracurricular programs. School programs receive $20 for each test drive of a new Ford, with a maximum donation of $6,000.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

Cumberland Cultural Foundation's annual Garden Gala Saturday

The event, which is open to the public, is the organization’s only fundraiser, and proceeds will allow the museum to continue offering free entry for exhibitions and free art workshops for youth.


911 Ride moves through downtown Cumberland

More than 600 motorcyclists took part Friday in the 17th annual America's 911 Ride with the event once again winding through downtown Cumberland before continuing to the Pentagon Memorial site and Ground Zero in New York City. Riders from all over the country arrived at Somerset, Pennsylvania, trav


WATCH VIDEO: America’s 911 Ride in Cumberland

Motorcyclists make their way through the intersection of Mechanic and Bedford streets in downtown Cumberland Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, as part of the 17th annual America's 911 Ride. More than 600 riders left the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, around 6:30 a.m. on their way to the Penta


Former Bedford DA sentenced to house arrest

Bill Higgins, 44, was sentenced to 120 days of house arrest, eight years of county probation supervision, 1,125 hours of community service and more than $9,700 in fines Friday during a hearing in front of Judge Thomas Ling.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-18 10:00:00

Man stabbed, woman arrested in West Side incident

Anna Kay PowellCUMBERLAND — A man stabbed in the arm late Wednesday at a Paca Street residence apparently did not suffer life-threatening injuries, Cumberland Police said.The victim in the 9:45 p.m. incident was taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center following on-scene treatment and t


Our world is filled with wonderful people

On Aug. 8 I was honored to be asked to speak at a political meeting in Hagerstown, and I got a good, humbling dose of reality from the other speakers there.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-19 04:00:00

Ex-prosecutor who helped drug dealers for sex gets probation

The judge ordered him to perform over 1,100 hours of community service and pay fines of nearly $10,000.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-08-18 12:23:03

Storms Affecting Interstate 68 In Garrett County Moving Eastward

August 18th, 2018by WCBC RadioNatonal Weather Service Radar is indicating a line of storms moving east/southeastward from Morgantown to Grantsville, and that is affect travel on Interstate 68.The storms should move into Allegany County shortly. Current tracking (1 PM) shows they will likely affect


Governor in Town this weekend

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will be in Cumberland this weekend- and will stay over through Monday morning to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Allegany High School. Up first, on Sunday, Hogan will officially open his a new field office in Cumberland for operations in Allegany


Barton man gets 20-year prison term in ex-girlfriend's assault

Thomas Andrew Custer Jr., 44, was sentenced Wednesday by Allegany County Circuit Court Judge W. Timothy Finan to 20 years in the Division of Corrections with eight years suspended for the Jan. 16 assault.


House fire reported on Williams Road

Firefighters from Flintstone, District 16, Oldtown, Orleans, Baltimore Pike, Bowman's Addition, Bowling Green and Ridgeley were dispatched at 3:40 p.m.


The calm before the storm

From seeing the best local grown vegetables and livestock to enjoying a rodeo or truck pull, the county fair in Meyersdale is a must-see activity for many people in the region. Personally, I like to go for the food. There’s a little bit of everything, but I always look forward to a hamburger from th


Drug arrest in downtown Cumberland

The Allegany County Narcotics Task Force, the Cumberland Police Departments C.E.R.T. Team and uniform members of the Cumberland Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant Saturday in the 600 block of N. Mechanic Street, Cumberland, MD.


BREAKING: Bedford DA receives sentence

Bedford, Pa. - Bedford DA William Higgins, Jr. received his sentence on Friday, August 17 at 1:30 p.m. Higgins will not spend any time behind bars since he pleaded guilty ot 31 charges in May. He was accused of using his power as a District Attorney to help female drug dealers in exchange for sexual