A western Maryland state senator is seeking a change in how the state compensates counties that contain large tracts of public land.
A Cumberland man faces the prospect of more than a year in jail for leaving nine dogs to die in an empty house. Three others survived.
Authorities say a volunteer firefighter from Cumberland has been charged with setting several fires in the city.
The Maryland attorney general’s office says the city of Cumberland apparently owns a Potomac River dam at the center of a debate about the waterway’s future.
The administration of outgoing Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley says it will propose regulations next month for safely extracting natural gas by hydraulic fracturing of a shale formation in western Maryland.
The mother of two western Maryland girls killed in a house fire last week says her daughters nearly escaped the blaze with her
Two girls have been killed in a house fire in western Maryland.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is visiting a community college in Cumberland to promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable.
Officials from the city of Cumberland and the National Park Service are making progress toward a Potomac River public access point for kayakers and canoeists.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to speak at the grand opening of the new Allegany County Sheriff’s Office.
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is proposing a third state prison near Cumberland.
A suspended physician from western Maryland is due in court in Cumberland for a status hearing on charges he molested a female patient.