| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Twenty people across Virginia have been arrested in an undercover sting targeting online child predators.
One of the arrests was in Bedford.
The arrests were all part of an investigation called Operation Phalanx. They were announced Thursday by...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
William Harold Crabill Sr., 73, of 125 Doub Way, Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 9, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late William Ray and Evelyn Mae Staubs Crabill.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Maryland energy regulators Thursday ordered the construction of the state's first new natural gas power plant since the state's electric power market was deregulated more than a decade ago.
In a decision questioned by other power producers, the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Editor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek.
The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:04 PM
On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg.
There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
| Jun 24, 2012
Hagerstown Police Department
Officer Thomas Cox was selected as the Hagerstown Police Department’s officer of the month for April
Cox was nominated by several of his supervisors for his alert, proactive policing and his quick, decisive reaction to...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Five police agencies were involved in an unsuccessful search of the Greenbrier State Park area Sunday morning for a man who was involved in the theft of a Chevrolet Lumina in Hagerstown, and at one point was wanted in connection with a homicide case in...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Hotels and restaurants remained busy Monday as many residents of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle could be without power until late this week because three large towers that hold major transmission lines were knocked down during Friday night’...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Weather watchers have upgraded Central Maryland's chances of thunderstorm activity Wednesday night during prime firework show hours.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., gives an area from the Great Lakes to the Chesapeake Bay a "slight"...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:32 PM
From her kitchen, the Cape Cod-style apartment a short distance away appeared very dark and peaceful to Elizabeth K. Devonshire in the early morning of June 6, 2010.
There wasn’t even a crack between the neatly pulled curtains of the home that...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:52 PM
More than 20 emergency responders, some on all-terrain vehicles, scaled South Mountain to Weverton Cliffs as a storm arrived Sunday afternoon to rescue a hiker on the Appalachian Trail who was having trouble breathing due to the heat, emergency services...