Cumberland Times-News


Man With Infant Struck By Car Along Western Md. Highway

Maryland State Police say a man and an 11-month-old child are being treated at a Pennsylvania hospital after they were hit by a car while walking along a two-lane highway in far western Maryland.



Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Handcuffed Woman

Authorities say a man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman found handcuffed in Cumberland.



Md. Woman Exposed To Rabies Following Deer’s Kick

It’s strange enough to be kicked in the face by a deer, let alone one with rabies.


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Garrett County, Coal Group Tackle Road Damage Issues

Garrett County officials are seeking the coal industry’s help in repairing road damage caused by heavy trucks.


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Md. Counties Urge Quick OK For Safe Gas Drilling

Two western Maryland counties that sit atop the Marcellus Shale geological formation are urging the administration of Gov. Martin O’Malley to quickly approve safe drilling for natural gas.


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Trial Set For Frostburg Student Charged In Slaying

An April trial date has been set for a female Frostburg State University student charged in the fatal stabbing of another female student.


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Western Md.’s Canal Place May Expand Its Reach

Managers of a site featuring shops, restaurants and historical attractions in Cumberland are looking to expand the project’s reach.


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Infected Western Md. Animal Shelter Reopening

Allegany County officials say they’re preparing to reopen the county’s animal shelter two months after a disease-related shutdown.


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Allegany County To Build New High School

The Allegany County school board is opting for a new high school in Cumberland.


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Water Main Break Floods Part Of Cumberland

A neighborhood in Cumberland is mopping up from a flood caused by a broken water main.