Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Handcuffed Woman

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



Md. Regulators Approve More Slots For Rocky Gap Casino

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission says the Rocky Gap Casino Resort can add 54 slot machines and create a new outdoor gambling area.



Rocky Gap Proposes New Slot Machines, Outdoor Gambling

Cumberland’s Rocky Gap Casino Resort is seeking Maryland regulators’ approval to add 54 slot machines and create a new outdoor gambling area.


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Man, 18, Charged With Assaulting Officer In Cumberland

Cumberland police say an 18-year-old man has been charged with assaulting an officer.


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Former Volunteer Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Arson

A former Baltimore Pike Volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to four arson-related charges in connection with a string of Cumberland fires.


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Md. Inmate Found Not Competent For Trial In Prison Slaying

A state prison inmate has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial for the 2013 beating death of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.


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Corrections Dog Dies When Vehicle Catches Fire On I-68

Corrections officials say a dog with the K9 unit at the Cumberland prison complex died when the car it was traveling in caught fire. A second corrections dog was rescued by two officers, who were not hurt.



Spring Rains Force Delay Of Opening At Cumberland Speedway

Race promoters say spring rains, which delayed resurfacing of the track at the Cumberland Speedway, have pushed back opening day.


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45 Days Home Detention In Western Md. Animal Cruelty Case

A Cumberland man has been given 45 days of home confinement for letting nine dogs starve to death in an empty house.


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Pedestrian Killed By Truck Near Downtown Cumberland, Md.

Police in Cumberland are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a truck near the downtown area.


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4 Proms On 1 Night Means Stress For Merchants In Md. Town

Prom night is stressing out some merchants in the western Maryland city of Cumberland, where four area high schools have scheduled formal spring dances on May 9.


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Park Service Rescinds C&O Canal Entrance Fee Proposal

The National Park Service is rescinding a proposal to start charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park.