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Storm warning through early Thursday

CUMBERLAND — Forecasters are warning of difficult travel conditions Wednesday as a winter storm drops what’s expected to be a mess of snow, sleet and ice on the region. A winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect until early Thursday.


Court papers detail alleged child abuse

CUMBERLAND — Alleged victims of child abuse by a Michigan Avenue couple were beaten repeatedly with a large wooden board, according to Allegany County District Court documents.


Maryland Weather: Snow Totals Across Maryland

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Some areas of Maryland has already seen a significant amount of snow. As of 10:45 a.m. Allegany County already has more than 6 inches of snow. Washington and Montgomery county already have 5 inches.


Snow creating slippery conditions throughout region

CUMBERLAND — Snow created slippery road conditions by daybreak Wednesday, courtesy of a winter storm that was expected to coat Western Maryland with 6 to 10 inches before changing to sleet and freezing rain.


Citizens ask city officials to join fight against $15 minimum wage

CUMBERLAND — Concerned citizens asked city officials Tuesday to join a local effort opposing a bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 across Maryland. A hearing on the hourly minimum wage hike is scheduled for Thursday in the Maryland Senate.


City fire caused by discarded smoking material

CUMBERLAND — Saturday's fire that displaced a family of four on Race Street was accidental and caused by improperly discarded smoking material, according to the Cumberland Fire Department.


Water main break on Braddock Road

CUMBERLAND — Cumberland Water Department crews were working Monday night to repair a water main break on Braddock Road. The break in the 8-inch main occurred in the 900 block and was reported about 8:30 p.m.


Former Alco coach Eirich to be featured at Dapper Dan

CUMBERLAND — Tedd Eirich, whose 18-year career as the high school boys basketball coach at his alma mater included 353 victories, 40 championships and eight trips to the state tournament, will receive a special recognition award at the 71st Dapper Dan Awards Banquet on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m., at


Maryland Man Arrested After Walking Around Hotel With Bow And Arrow

SEAFORD, DE. (WJZ) — Two Maryland residents were arrested in Delaware Tuesday after a disturbance at a pizza store. A statement from the Seaford Police Department said officers responded to the Grotto’s Pizza on Sussex Highway for a report of customers leaving without paying. It was also reported th


Driver Charged With Murder In Wreck That Killed Maryland Man

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C, driver is accused of purposely crashing into a Maryland man who later died from his injuries. News outlets report District police say 36-year-old Morris Kenya Harley was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder while armed in the death of 35-year-old


Cumberland man arrested on child abuse charges

CUMBERLAND, Md. - A Cumberland man has been arrested on charges of child abuse. The Cumberland City Police Department released a statement early Monday morning saying that they arrested Harold Franklin Pilcher Jr., 56, on Sunday after an investigation of child abuse.


Carpendale honors special people for Valentine's Day

CARPENDALE – Love was in the air in Carpendale this month as organizers recognized many of the couples in town along with the town’s sweetheart, Delaney Mickey, who recently passed away.


UPDATE: Repeat performance? 'Messy' winter storm taking shape

UPDATE: A winter storm warning from 1 a.m. Wednesday to 1 a.m. Thursday has been issued by the National Weather Service. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch is expected.


New Maryland driver's license requirements creating frustration amongst residents

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (ABC7) — The state of Maryland's new driver's license requirements demanded by federal law are not only creating longer lines at Maryland Motor Vehicle offices but also frustration for many residents who are having their identification documents rejected to get aMaryland REAL ID.


TIMELINE: How Long Will The Snow Fall In Maryland? 3-6 Inches Expected

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland is expected to see significant snowfall Wednesday as a system moves through the state. A winter storm warning is in effect for Baltimore and DC metro areas from 4 a.m. Wednesday until 7 p.m. Wednesday. A winter storm advisory is in effect for most of the state from 7 a.m.


Suspect sought in taxi driver robbery

CUMBERLAND — A taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint late Sunday after he answered a call for a fare from Third Street and Grand Avenue, Cumberland Police said. The victim reportedly suffered a small laceration to the head in the 9 p.m. incident that occurred when a male suspect entered the taxi, hel


Cumberland Trash Pickup Suspended Due To Landfill Closure

Due to the closing of the landfill because of extreme weather conditions, City of Cumberland trash collection has been suspended in the Monday, Upper & Lower West Side, East Side, and Seton Drive Areas of the City of Cumberland.


Husband arrested in Michigan Avenue child abuse investigation

CUMBERLAND — A Michigan Avenue man was taken into custody Sunday on a warrant one day after his wife was arrested on child abuse and assault charges, Cumberland Police said. Five children were removed from the couple's residence Saturday and taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center as a


Thundersnow sweeps through Ohio and Maryland

Intense snow bands moving through the areas are putting on a show today. An Ohio Department of Transportation picked up some thunder bolts and lightening early this morning. Later in Cumberland, Maryland, some intense rolling thunder echoed across the area.


Missing 13-Year-Old Boy Otto Campbell Last Seen Driving Car in Maryland

Have you seen someone especially young driving a car in the D.C. area?. Police in Prince George's County are searching for a 13-year-old boy who was last seen driving a car near FedEx Field.