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.
Authorities are looking for the former occupants of a vacant home near Cumberland where nine dead dogs were found.
Baltimore’s B&O Railroad Museum is putting a 217-ton steam locomotive aboard a train to its new home with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland.
The head of the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport’s management board is quitting amid a dispute over car races on the tarmac.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is advising visitors to expect minor traffic delays near Cumberland due to the replacement of a CSX railroad bridge over the Potomac River.