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Invasive Spotted Lanternfly found in Winchester
"This is an example of a plant, the Tree of Heaven, this is what the Spotted Lanternfly is attracted to. You can see the leave shapes are a little bit thumb like," said Amanda Scheetz of Sustainability Matters Virginia.
Sheriff warning gun owners: lock your cars and keep track of your weapons
Twelve guns have been stolen from unlocked cars since the beginning of the year, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office. Just this past week, three handguns were taken from cars in Stephens City.
Bodies found in Sharpsburg residence
SHARPSBURG, Md. - Two bodies have been found in a Sharpsburg residence, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Stephens City, Frederick Water close to ending legal fight
STEPHENS CITY— A lengthy legal battle between Stephens City and Frederick Water could soon be over.Eric Lawrence, Frederick Water’s executive director, announced Tuesday night that the town plans to drop its $10 million lawsuit against Frederick Water and Frederick Water plans to drop its $5.78 mill
Man admits to child porn charges
WINCHESTER— A Stephens City man has admitted to possession and reproduction of child pornography.In a Friday plea bargain in Frederick County Circuit Court, Matthew William George pleaded guilty to reproduction of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography. As part of the ba
MD-28 bridge project to complete latest phase
DICKERSON, Md -Commuters in the southern part of Frederick County, Maryland can breathe a small sigh of relief as another phase of construction on a MD-28 bridge closes. But the project will still see more road closures.
Woman dead following head-on collision
SAINT THOMAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A woman is dead following a head-on collision in Franklin County on Tuesday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Police: Cash, drugs, guns seized in traffic stop
WINCHESTER— A traffic stop about 12:45 a.m. Friday resulted in two arrests, two guns seized — one a stolen AK-47 semi-automatic pistol — and the seizure of crack cocaine, marijuana and approximately $2,000 in cash, according to police.Police said the car was stopped on Millwood Avenue near Front Roy
WEST VIRGINIA News: MARTINSBURG, Fourteen indicted on drug distribution and firearms charges | STL.News
MARTINSBURG,WEST VIRGINIA– Fourteen West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia residents are facing multiple drug and firearms charges after being indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Wheeling on October 3, 2018, United States AttorneyBill Powellannounced.
Suspected Cocaine Dealer On Trial In Frederick
Frederick, Md (KM) A man suspected of being a major cocaine dealer is on trial in Frederick County Circuit Court. Brian Onley, 38, of Frederick, is charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics, and other drug offenses.
Boy, 6, dies following I-66 crash in Fauquier
A 6-year-old boy died Tuesday following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 66 in Fauquier County on Sunday afternoon.The accident occurred 12:15 p.m. at the 24 mile marker in the eastbound lanes. A 2018 BMW M3 rain off the right side of the interstate, and struck a sign post and several trees befo
Overdue process: Lawyer suspended for delay in providing records
WINCHESTER— A former Winchester attorney was suspended by the Virginia State Bar on Sept 19.Travis Joseph Tisinger, who said he has lived in Scranton, Pa., since 2013, said Tuesday that the suspension involves a case from 2013 before he moved. Tisinger, a general practice attorney, no longer has an
Man sentenced in child abduction case
He also pleaded to misdemeanor brandishing of a firearm and received 12 months. As part of the bargain, a felony use of a firearm charge, which has a mandatory minimum of three years imprisonment, was dismissed.
Man charged in attempted stabbing
WINCHESTER— A Berkeley Springs, W.Va., man is accused of trying to stab a man in a home on Woodstock Lane about 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mold creates costly problem for local couple
The home had been built for the Lills in 2005 byToll Brotherswith a stucco exterior. The couple had heard that mold could grow behind the hardened, plaster-like material, Dan Lill said, but the Pennsylvania-based home-construction company “assured me they had changed their practices and the material
Chantilly woman arrested for credit card fraud, larceny
The suspect was identified as Melanie M. Neal, 23, of Chantilly. During the investigation, law enforcement discovered Neal was in possession of stolen credit cards and identification, according to the LCSO.
Walmart confrontation leads to tasing, arrest
When the officer arrived, he found the suspect in front of the customer service counter. He attempted to detain the man, who refused to comply to commands, Probus said. During the confrontation, the officer deployed pepper spray and the man lunged at him, striking him in the chest, Probus said.
County Man Indicted On Murder Charge
John Doljac, 42, was indicted Monday on charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
McDonald's worker sentenced for helping co-worker steal from the business
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Construction for Krispy Kreme begins, but completion date unclear
Some site work has gotten underway for a new Krispy Kreme store on Dual Highway, but it's unclear exactly when construction of the doughnut shop will begin, a Hagerstown official said Monday."Everything has been approved and it's been approved for several months," said Paul Fulk, neighborhood servic