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Two former area residents killed in murder-suicide in Maryland

SHARPSBURG, Md. — Two former area residents were pronounced dead Wednesday in an apparent murder/suicide in Washington County, Maryland.According to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the office responded to a call Wednesday at 5:13 p.m. to 2727 Harpers Ferry Rd., Sharpsburg

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

’Dogs stand alone: Martinsburg wins 37th straight to set West Virginia mark

“We talked about it a little bit this week at practice, just what was at stake, what they needed to do,”Martinsburg coach Dave Walker said. “I didn’t think we had a great week at practice. I thought we could’ve had a lot better week. I thought we finished up Wednesday and Thursday a lot better. When

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

2 arraigned on drug distribution charges

Ellis Reginald Fennell, also known as“Z,”30, and Samione Monay Jones, 31, are each charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine base“crack”and two counts of aiding and abetting distribution of cocaine base“crack.”Fennell and Jones are accused of selling“crack”cocaine in May 2017 in Ber

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

Berkeley County woman charged after receiving 2 pounds of pot in mail

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — An Inwood, W.Va., woman faces prosecution on marijuana distribution-related charges after police seized about 2 pounds of the drug delivered last month to her home by the U.S. Postal Service.Ashley M. Brackett, 29, of Gibson Road was charged Thursday with single counts of posses

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-10-19 00:57:00

82-year-old man sentenced for assaulting police officer, threatening to blow up a building

Raymond Crawford of Winchester was sentenced for two separate incidents. The first charge, which occurred August 2, was for the assault and battery of a Winchester police officer. That charge was later amended to a simple assault

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-10-19 21:58:22

New sinkholes but Rockwool factory site meets standards | WTOP

One of 10 potential sinkholes discovered on the site of Rockwool factory, being built in Jefferson County, West Virginia. (Photo WV DEP)

WTOP - 2018-10-18 21:18:00

Man charged in restaurant burglary

A Hagerstown man is accused of taking $331 from a local restaurant minutes after visiting a nearby staffing agency to seek help finding a job.Dominic Stephen Cage, 21, of National Pike has been charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, fourth-degree theft and theft.District Court

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-10-19 20:33:00

Tense situation resolved peacefully after sheriff deputies respond to home near Urbana

The incident began at 7:37 a.m. when Frederick County sheriff's deputies were sent to the 300 block of Oak Drive to check on the welfare of a man who said he was inside one of the homes. While the homeowner told sheriff's deputies there wasn't anyone else in the home, the original caller said he was

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2018-10-19 16:00:00

Leesburg Restaurant Inspections: 10 Violations At One Place

LEESBURG, VA—Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations," according to Virginia Department of Health's website.

PATCH - 2018-10-19 18:42:41

Man faces charges in Ponzi scheme

Kevin Cecil Drost, 61, of Flowing Springs Road, Shenandoah Junction, was arraigned Thursday in Jefferson County Magistrate Court on the felony charge of obtaining money or goods by false pretenses.

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Armed suspects carjack Uber driver in Montgomery County, police say

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. - Police are searching for four suspects who reportedly carjacked an Uber driver in Montgomery County, officials say. According to police, the 25-year-old driver picked up four people in the 11300 block of Cushman Road in Rockville Friday afternoon. However, during the ride, they

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-10-20 02:02:00

Bodies found in Sharpsburg residence

SHARPSBURG, Md. - Two bodies have been found in a Sharpsburg residence, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.


Apparent murder-suicide in Sharpsburg home

SHARPSBURG, Md. - The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a married couple in Sharpsburg, Maryland.


Hagerstown woman jailed for bilking thousands from vulnerable adult

A Washington County District Court judge has sent a Hagerstown woman to jail for bilking a vulnerable adult out of thousands of dollars.The state recommended a suspended sentence."The facts of this case are really egregious," District Judge Terry A. Myers said before sentencing 51-year-old Nora Bynu


Donald Trump Jr. to rally for Morrisey in Inwood, W.Va., on Monday

FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, Donald Trump Jr., waves from the stage at the National Rifle Association in Dallas.Trump Jr. is scheduled to be in Berkeley County, W.Va. on Monday for a rally for U.S. Senate candidate Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File


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.


Hedgesville senior reigns over Mountain State Apple Festival

The 17-year-old from Martinsburg will be crowned Queen Pomona XXXIX during coronation at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Martinsburg High School as part of the 39th annual Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival. The festival is from Thursday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 21 in downtown Martinsburg.


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.


Person dead after car rear-ends tractor-trailer on I-270 in Urbana

URBANA, Md. (ABC7) —A person was killed Wednesday after their car crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer on I-270 in Frederick County.Maryland State Police said a small SUV was traveling on southbound on I-270 around 10:37 a.m. when it collided with into the rear of a tractor-trailer that was st