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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Winchester Medical Center expanding westward

WINCHESTER - Valley Health is preparing a site for future use on property west of Va. 37, but officials say it is yet to be determined what will go there. Site prep is currently going on at Valley Health's 94-acre site on the west side of Va. 37, between the new surgery center and the Winchester Med

WINCHESTER STAR - 2018-03-16 03:39:00

Suspect arrested for McDonald's robbery

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Police say they have arrested a man who allegedly robbed the McDonald's on Garland Groh Boulevard at gunpoint. Kevin Dujuan Warren, 20, of Hagerstown, allegedly committed an armed robbery around 12:30 a.m. on March 15, according to Hagerstown Police. Warren was identified as an emp

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-03-15 17:31:33

A controlled burn got out of hand in Hedgesville

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - A barn was destroyed in a fire on March 15 in Hedgesville, West Virginia. According to emergency dispatchers, a controlled burn on Martinsburg Road got out of hand around 7:35 p.m. Firefighters were on the scene for about three hours. No injuries have been reported. HEDGESVILLE,

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-03-16 17:25:00

Hedgesville man found guilty of child neglect in toddler's scalding death

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Berkeley County jury on Friday found a Hedgesville man guilty of child neglect resulting in the death of a 14-month-old boy who died in May 2016 after apparently being scalded by hot bath water. Michael P. McKinley, 31, who is scheduled to be sentenced on May 21 in circuit cou

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-16 19:17:00

Freight company to close facility near Hagerstown

Kane Freight Lines plans to close its distribution center north of Hagerstown, eliminating 60 jobs. "A lot of them are going to be absorbed in our operations in Allentown (Pa.) and Scranton (Pa)," Noelle Krempasky, the marketing and sales operations manager, said Thursday. The 40,000-square-foot fac

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-15 20:12:00

UPDATE: One dead after I-70 crash near I-81 interchange

One person has died following a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 70 near Hagerstown, according to Maryland State Police. The crash, reported about 1:15 p.m. near the 25-mile marker, happened when a Dodge Caravan traveling east drove into the median, jumped a guardrail and colli


No closing date announced for local Toys R Us

WINCHESTER - It's time for Toys R Us kids to grow up and face the often harsh realities of adulthood. Toys R Us, the iconic retailer with an equally iconic jingle - "I don't wanna grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid" - has announced plans to liquidate, signaling the closure of every one of its 735 stores i

WINCHESTER STAR - 2018-03-16 03:48:00

Inmate pleads guilty to killing cellmate in drunken fight

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - An inmate has pleaded guilty to beating his cellmate to death as they drank alcohol in their Maryland cell. The Hagerstown Herald-Mail reports 36-year-old Mark Andrew Topper pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the 2016 death of 26-year-old Benjamin Hall, in exch

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-16 01:32:58

Three people sought after Frederick pharmacy robbery

Frederick police are investigating a robbery early Wednesday at the CVS Pharmacy on South Jefferson Street. Officers were called to the pharmacy at about 1:45 a.m. after three robbers entered the store and jumped over the pharmacy counter, stealing various prescription medications, according to a ne


Twitter threat prompts extra police presence at Loudoun County High School

LEESBURG, Va. - Police have increased their presence at a Virginia high school after a threat was received on social media. Investigators say the threat was made on Twitter against Loudoun County High School in Leesburg. As a precaution, extra police will be at the school. The investigating is conti

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-03-15 20:13:00

MS-13 member's convicted in racketeering and murder conspiracy

GREENBELT, Md. (WMAR) - On Wednesday, a federal jury convicted Raul Ernesto Landaverde-Giron, a.k.a. "Humilde" and "Decente," of Silver Spring, Maryland of conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise in connection with his gang activity as a member of La Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13. Landave


Man faces multiple charges including abduction and strangulation

WINCHESTER,Va - A Winchester man has been accused of assaulting a woman he lives with and holding her against her will. Michael Tuck was charged with possession of stolen property, abduction, strangulation and obstruction of justice after sheriff deputies entered a residence in the 200 block of Dod


Washington County man charged for illegal possession of venomous snakes

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - A Washington County, Md., man has been charged with multiple counts of illegal possession of venomous snakes, animal cruelty, and reckless endangerment. Department of Natural Resources Police officials say Brandon Boyles, 28, of Cascade, Md. has been criminally charged afte


Woman transported to hospital following afternoon crash

HAYFIELD - A 33-year-old woman from Green Springs, W.Va., was seriously injured Tuesday when she lost control of the sport utility vehicle she was driving and it flipped on its roof. The incident occurred at about 5:25 p.m. on Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50) in the eastbound lanes about a quarter mile b