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Man dies after being pinned under Jeep

A Morgan County, W.Va., man died when he was pinned beneath his Jeep last week on Featherbed Lane, the Morgan County Sheriff's Office said. James T. Edwards Jr., 48, of 369 Featherbed Lane near Hedgesville was found dead under the running Jeep in the driveway of his home at about 7:30 a.m. Friday, a

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-19 16:35:00

Dozens injured, 20 vehicles involved in crash after tractor trailer lost load on I-270

GERMANTOWN, Md. - Dozens are injured after a tractor trailer carrying stones and gravel lost its load in a crash early Monday in Montgomery County causing a multi-vehicle collision involving at least 20 vehicles. (525a) SB I270 near Middlebrook Road, multi-car collision, lanes closed pic.twitter.com

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-03-19 13:02:00

Child found shot at Martinsburg home

MARTINSBURG - An approximately 4-year-old girl with a gunshot wound was last reported in stable condition Saturday night, according to the Martinsburg Police Department. Officers from Martinsburg Police and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department responded to a home on Albert Street in Martinsburg

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Police search for Sharpsburg home confinement escapee

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is searching for a female who escaped from home confinement at a residence in Sharpsburg. Shirley Kay Marcum, 23, cut off her ankle-monitoring bracelet and her location is unknown. Marcum is a white female, 5 feet 6 inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes. S

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-18 19:25:00

Snowstorm could dampen spring's arrival on Tuesday

Tuesday is the first day of spring, but it might not feel that way in Hagerstown, depending on how a storm develops this week off the coast of Cape Hatteras, according to the National Weather Service. Weather forecasters are keeping a close eye on a low-pressure system that is expected to head north

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-18 23:57:00

One person taken to Meritus after two-vehicle collision in downtown Hagerstown

For more information on current traffic conditions, please go totristatetraffic.com One person was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Sunday after a two-vehicle collision in downtown Hagerstown, according to Washington County Emergency Services. The severity of the person's injuries was not known. T

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-18 23:52:00

Queens Pizza is a royal discovery in Martinsburg, W.Va.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - If you haven't noticed by now, I love trying new restaurants, so I am always on the prowl with my nose in the air sniffing out new openings. As it happened, I saw the marquee for Queen Pizza, which is in the Aikens Center in Martinsburg, across the street from my weekday work. I

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-18 12:42:00

Home Invader Caught on Receiving End of Shotgun After Series of Bad Choices

CLEAR BROOK, VA - A home invasion was stopped just as soon as it started when the would-be burglar accidentally picked the wrong armed resident. The woman found the house of an armed man unafraid to defend his home. As The Winchester Star reports: The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Ruebuck La

CONCEALEDNATION.ORG - 2018-03-17 19:38:21

Child shot at Martinsburg home

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 4-year-old girl with a gunshot wound was last reported in stable condition Saturday night, according to the Martinsburg Police Department. Officers from Martinsburg Police and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department responded to a home on Albert Street in Martinsburg for a ju

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-18 13:42:00

Boonsboro nursing home sold for $15M

BOONSBORO - The former Reeders Memorial Home has new owners, a new name and a new rating for quality. The nursing home at 141 S. Main St. in Boonsboro has been renamed Sterling Care at South Mountain. It now is owned and operated by Sterling Senior Care. Nathan Jakobovits of Baltimore and Jeff Kagan

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-17 20:30:00

Woman enters guilty plea in botched robbery resulting in murder

MARTINSBURG - A Martinsburg woman entered a guilty plea Friday for her role in a botched robbery resulting in the death of Ramon Walker. Destiny A. Baker, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree robbery and faces a determinate sentence of 35 years in prison, according to the terms of the pl


Hagerstown police sergeant faces new drug charges

A Hagerstown police sergeant suspended without pay after he was charged with stealing painkillers from a disabled woman in January now faces new allegations in a Washington County grand jury indictment, including taking morphine tablets from the department. Christopher Michael Barnett, 45, of Three


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


Woman accused of 'terroristic' threats in Hagerstown & Montgomery Co.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WBFF) - A woman has been arrested for allegedly making "terroristic threats" against a western Maryland health facility where her son is a patient, as well as threats against her son's Montgomery County school. Kimberly Elouis Tapp, 31, of Silver Spring, was arrested Friday morning,


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,


First court appearance for the police sergeant accused of stealing pain pills

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A former Hagerstown police sergeant made his first appearance in court after allegedly stealing pain medication from a paralyzed woman while in uniform. Further investigation by police brought additional information where Christopher Barnett, of Pennsylvania, now faces a 10-count


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


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


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


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