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Surveillance and Privacy in the Spotlight After Cumberland Arson Case
In the early hours of December 3, 2023, a vehicle fire in Cumberland, Maryland, broke the tranquility of the sleepy town. State Fire Marshals launched an investigation into what appeared to be a deliberate act of arson, following the discovery of a suspect on video surveillance from a nearby McDonald's. The incident, which occurred around 4:25 a.m., not only highlighted the resourcefulness of the Cumberland Fire Department but also underscored the growing role of surveillance technology in law enforcement.
These cumberland, MD based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around cumberland..
Savor the Flavors: Top 4 Italian Restaurants to Experience in Cumberland
In this article, we explore four exquisite Italian restaurants located in Cumberland. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Local Tragedy Highlights the Importance of Road Safety in Rural Communities
On the quiet afternoon of December 5, 2023, a serene rural landscape was marred by tragedy when a fatal traffic incident occurred at the intersection of Purgitsville Pike and Blackburn Road in Rada, West Virginia. The driver of the pickup truck, Michael Swick, age 55, collided with a tractor-trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene, leaving the community in mourning and bringing to light the ongoing issue of road safety in rural areas.
Arson Suspect Captured on McDonald’s Video Surveillance Camera
CUMBERLAND, MD – State Fire Marshals are investigating a vehicle fire that occurred early Sunday morning in Cumberland, Maryland. The incident took place at around 4:25 a.m. on December 3.…
Driver confirmed dead following pickup truck collision with tractor trailer
RADA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Tuesday afternoon motor vehicle accident involving a pickup truck and tractor trailer has resulted in the death of one driver, authorities say. According to the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office, at roughly 4:17pm on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, authorities responded to reports made to Hampshire County 911 regarding a two-vehicle accident […]
Savor the Sweetness: Unmissable Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Cumberland
In this article, we're going to explore three Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt spots in Cumberland. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Piedmont Cops Nab Armed Duo After Hot Pursuit and Cadil-crash on Calm Community Lane
Two suspects in a black Cadillac were spotted tailing an Amazon delivery truck, leading to a botched auto theft and a violent confrontation with police. According to a statement released by the Piedmont Police Department, the incident occurred on Tuesday at around 4:45 p.m. Officers responded to a call from a vigilant resident about the suspicious vehicle on Kingston Ave.
Ice Mountain in West Virginia is a giant natural refrigerator
West Virginia is full of natural wonders, including one that stays cool all year round.
Pa. man accused of threatening Gov. Josh Shapiro via email: reports
A western Pennsylvania man who was in a Maryland prison tried to send a threatening email to Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro, authorities said. The Bedford Gazette reports that state police in Pa. received the email via law enforcement officials in Cumberland, Md. The report said the email from the account of Blayk Ryan Bridges, 25, contained threats to beat the governor “Because he still hasn’t hand delivered the Survivors [sic] benefits from my Father’s homicide.”
See who bought and sold property in Somerset County the end of November
Here are the property transfers recorded with the Somerset County Recorder of Deeds from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1. Mark and Amy Casciola to CRT Real Estate LLC, Jefferson Township, $289,000. Robert Bico, individually and as administrator of the estate of Geraldine Bico, to Thomas III and Katie Evans, Middlecreek...
Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog December 7
Thursday, December 7, 2023: The weather today will be mostly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs around 40 and a low of 35. West winds of around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 35 mph. The chance of rain is 35%. This week’s Freshwater Fishing Report highlights...
‘Not if I can help it:’ Counties look at jail bills as opioid settlement funds become available
Millions of dollars will be released to county commissions across the state by the end of this year as part of their share of opioid settlement funds, and now local leaders are grappling with a tough decision: whether or not to use the influx of cash to get ahead on burdensome jail bills. Jail bills […] The post ‘Not if I can help it:’ Counties look at jail bills as opioid settlement funds become available appeared first on West Virginia Watch.
In Brief: December 7, 2023
Recently, an author became part of a community; collaborators went on a book tour; authors helped celebrate independent bookstores; publishing professionals held a panel; fellow alumnae returned to their alma mater; and a nonprofit highlighted local writers. On December 2, the town of Frostburg, Md., welcomed Will Hillenbrand as one...
Cumberland Man Arrested for Assault and Disorderly Conduct
CUMBERLAND, MD — A 66-year-old Cumberland man, Louis Levi Brown, was arrested on December 2 by the Cumberland City Police following an assault incident at a business in the 400…
The gas price fluctuate between $3.28 and $3.39 in Cumberland as of 2023-12-06. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
For the rest of the story, check out this series on Somerset County history
SOMERSET ― Do you know the Somerset County stories about runaway slaves, notorious highwaymen, scalping by Native Americans, a 12-year-old World War II era hero from Meyersdale, Prohibition, burials of the unknown, and a "ghostly light" that came out for Halloween?. Richard Sturtz has and, together with his friend...
Enjoy Christmas lights? Here's a new driving tour you won't want to miss
JENNERSTOWN ― For those who enjoy a drive around Somerset County to see Christmas lights, there’s a new route this year you won’t want to miss. The Laurel Highlands Community Christmas Tree Tour is a 40-mile, free, self-guided driving tour that takes motorists across eight communities in the central portion of the county, where Christmas trees and homes along the route are being decorated with lights and Christmas displays to celebrate the holiday season.
Solicitor: Resolution possible for deputy issue
SOMERSET ― An argument between the Somerset County Sheriff and county commissioners can be resolved, said county solicitor Stephanie Fera. Sheriff Dusty Weir attended Tuesday's commissioners' meeting to complain that the commissioners were not going to allow him to rehire a potential deputy sheriff. "These commissioners are hindering me...
Maryland man sentenced for fentanyl trafficking in West Virginia
MARTINSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – One man has been sentenced for his role in a fentanyl trafficking operation in West Virginia. According to U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld, Warren Thomas Gray, also known as “Stix,” age 25, of Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced to24 months for his role in an Eastern Panhandle fentanyl trafficking operation. According to court […]