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Car Races Returning To Western Maryland Airport

Timed automobile races are resuming at the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport after a one-year break to address safety concerns.



Cumberland Supports Plan For Medical Marijuana Operation

A firm that has an option on part of the old Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. plant hopes to establish a medical marijuana indoor growing and processing operation there.


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Authorities: Woman Faces Over 150 Animal Cruelty Charges

Authorities say a Cumberland woman has been charged with more than 150 counts of animal cruelty.


Courtesy: Maryland DNR police

More Than A Dozen Snakes, 3 Venomous, Seized From Maryland Home, Pet Shop

Three venomous snakes and a dozen other snakes were seized from an Allegany County home and pet shop Thursday by the Maryland Natural Resources police.


Photo Credit: Railey Mountain Lake Vacations

Restrictions Placed On Use Of Jetpacks At Deep Creek Lake

Officials say the use of jetpacks has been restricted at Deep Creek Lake.


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Prison Corrections Officer Arrested On Drug-related Offenses

Authorities say a Maryland prison corrections officer has been charged with multiple drug-related offenses.


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Maryland Inmate Found Dead In Cell; Death May Be Homicide

Corrections officials are investigating the death of an inmate in a Cumberland prison as a possible homicide.


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Medical Marijuana Grower Buys Land In Allegany County

A company planning to grow medical marijuana has purchased land in Allegany County to cultivate the plant.


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Cumberland Police: Man Charged With Kidnapping Girl, 16

Cumberland police say they’ve charged a 36-year-old man with kidnapping a 16-year-old girl.


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Cumberland Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Stabbing

A Cumberland man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and first-degree assault in a double stabbing in the western Maryland city earlier this year.


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Doctor With Rape Conviction Settles Civil Suit

A doctor who got a Maryland medical license despite a 1987 Florida rape conviction has settled a civil lawsuit alleging he molested a female patient.


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Casino Merger Deal Involving Rocky Gap Moves Ahead

Shareholders in the parent company of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland have approved a proposed merger with Las Vegas-based Sartini Gaming Inc.