Cumberland Man Gets Life For Fatally Beating GirlfriendA Cumberland man with a long history of domestic violence has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his live-in girlfriend.
O'Malley To Discuss Reducing Hospital VisitsMaryland officials are scheduled to talk about new programs to reduce unnecessary hospital visits.
Allegany County Develops Solar RegulationsAllegany County officials are in the early stages of developing solar energy system regulations.
Western Md. Wind Farm Developer Gets More Time The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving a wind power developer more time to build a proposed 25-turbine project on Dan's Mountain in Allegany County.
Students Document Cumberland Historic SitesPhotography students at Allegany College of Maryland are documenting historic buildings in Cumberland with help from the Maryland Historical Trust.
Cumberland Man Among First Black Graduates From Integrated High SchoolWilliam Peck received his first 11 years of local education at Carver School and his final one at Fort Hill High School where he and two other students became the first blacks to graduate following court-ordered scholastic integration in 1956.
Bill To Repeal Md. Coal Tax Credit Revived State lawmakers from far western Maryland are fighting an effort to repeal a tax credit that rewards electric companies for buying Maryland coal.
Cost Of Bay Restoration Could Hinder Growth In Western Md. Some Allegany County officials say a state proposal for reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution would make it harder to build homes and businesses in the western Maryland mountains.
Md.'s Sen. Cardin On Health Care Of Western Md. U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is focusing on health care during visits to two western Maryland cities.
Family Mourns 3 Victims Of Western Md. House FireFamily members are mourning three women killed in a house fire in Cumberland.
9 Planes, Other Vehicles Destroyed In Airport FireFire officials say a blaze that swept through a hangar at the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport in Wiley Ford, W.Va., destroyed nine planes, motorcycles and other vehicles. No one was hurt.
Western Md. College Exhibits Art Made By InmatesArt created by maximum-security prison inmates is on display at Allegany College of Maryland in Cumberland.
Maryland Black Bear Hunt BeginsIt's Maryland's version of big game and Monday evening, it's open season on black bears.
Bear Hunters Will Head To Woods On MondayMaryland's eighth bear-hunting season in modern times opens Monday in Garrett and Allegany counties and can last six days or be stopped sooner if the Wildlife & Heritage Service believes enough bruins have been harvested.
Md. Won't Renew Firm's Wastewater PermitThe Maryland Department of the Environment says it won't renew a wastewater discharge permit for a Cumberland company accused of violating pollution laws.