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West Virginia State Police: Woman stabbed multiple times in fatal domestic incident
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Falling Waters, W.Va., man was in an "extremely rocky" relationship with a woman he is accused of fatally stabbing in the back, according to police.William Alan "Bill" Franklin Jr., 40, of 180 Crawford Quarry Road, is charged with first-degree murder, accused of killing Meliss
Traffic stop ends in arrest in Wheeling
Shortly after 1 p.m., Tuesday, an officer patrolling the East Wheeling area stopped a driver in the 1200 block of Eoff Street.
Martinsburg PD shuts down drug house
On Saturday, Martinsburg City Police Patrolman R. Holloway initiated a traffic stop on a white colored Mercury after observing the vehicle with a expired registration date of Aug. 1, according to a criminal complaint filed in Berkeley County Magistrate Court.
Man charged with home invasion; second intruder still at large
A man was charged with home invasion and first-degree burglary after he allegedly broke into a home Tuesday night on Hagerstown's West End.Robert Michael Smith, 37, also was charged with second-degree assault, according to a news release from the Hagerstown Police Department.He is being held without
Police investigate stabbing on West Antietam Street
But they ended up dealing with a stabbing victim, who was taken to Meritus Medical Center, the supervisor said.
Falling Waters man accused of murder to appear in court
William Alan“Bill”Franklin Jr., 40, of Crawford Quarry Road, was originally arraigned in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on the felony charge of second-degree murder. Court records said the charge was dismissed and a new charge was filed on July 18.
Three face drug charges after vehicle pursuit in Jefferson County
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Three people were charged Friday with drug-related counts and other offenses after a vehicle pursuit, the Charles Town Police Department said Monday.Dustin G. Johnson, 27, the driver of the vehicle, was charged with driving suspended, driving revoked for driving under the influ
Hagerstown police looking for hit-and-run driver
City spokesman Wes Decker wrote in an email that the building sustained no structural damage. Broken glass resulted from the car striking the building, he said, but the damage was determined to be minimal and all of the repairs can be done without having to obtain a permit.
Man shot during disturbance in Hagerstown
Buy NowA man suffered a minor gunshot wound during a disturbance Monday evening on North Locust Street in Hagerstown.A man was shot in the leg during an altercation Monday evening on North Locust Street in Hagerstown.Officers were called shortly after 7 p.m. for a large disturbance involving a handg
Hagerstown man found injured after gunshots
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A Hagerstown man was found injured after officers responded to a report of gunshots, according to the Hagerstown Police Department.
Baby is permanently blind after being shaken
The child's father, Nicholas Hamman, has been charged with malicious wounding and child abuse. Police say he admitted to shaking the baby in his Cavalry Drive home.
Lone bid for Martinsburg signage project exceeds estimates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Manassas, Va.-based company was the lone bidder for a project to install gateway and way-finding signs in the city of Martinsburg, according to bid results announced Friday.Color-Ad Inc. submitted a $552,160 bid for the project, City Manager Mark Baldwin said at the bid openin
Winchester man sentenced for incest
Jose Vigil-Romero was arrested on October 9, 2017 after his wife secretly filmed him having sex with a 17-year-old. After being caught by his wife, Vigil-Romero later admitted to police he had sex with the victim.
Virginia will have statewide sobriety checkpoints from mid August until Labor Day
Winchester, Va. - On Monday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia will be conducting statewide checkpoints around Labor Day weekend as part of the 17th annual Checkpoint Strikeforce Outreach Campaign.
Man charged with setting fire in basement of Charles Town home
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A man was charged with first-degree arson stemming from a July 28 basement fire at a Charles Town home, the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's office said Monday.Drew Springirth, 39, who is alleged to have set the fire, was arrested Friday and arraigned in Jefferson County (W.V
Eastbound I-70 near Clear Spring closed due to crash
The crash, which was reported at 8:46 p.m., happened when a car went off the interstate and into a wooded area, according to a Maryland State Police spokesman.
Man admits to shaking baby
Police responded to his home in the 200 block of Cavalry Drive. When they arrived, Hamman told police he shook the baby when he started crying. The baby then become unresponsive and vomited 5 minutes later. The child was sent to Winchester Medical Center and was diagnosed with serious brain trauma,
New President of Hagerstown Community College (Part 4)
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Dr. Jim Klauber discusses his vision forHagerstown Community Collegein the years ahead, and what steps he plans to take to make that happen.
Martinsburg man pleads guilty to possession of weapon in jail
Kevin Ray Fowler Jr., 33, pleaded guilty Thursday in Berkeley County Circuit Court to one felony count of possession of a weapon inside a jail.
Hagerstown Area Religious Council's "welcoming" signs (Part 2)
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The executive director of theHagerstown Area Religious Council, Kathy Powderly, discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion in today's environment, and how local residents can purchase the welcoming signs.