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  • A look at major bills passed in Annapolis

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday:
     

    April 7, 2014

  • Investigators seek cause of fire that killed three Pa. brothers

    DANVILLE, Pa. — Authorities searched the rubble of a burned-out farm house over the weekend for the cause of a fire that took the lives of three young brothers left home alone while their widowed mother worked the overnight shift at a direct mail company.
     

    April 7, 2014

  • Plane intercepted in restricted air space around D.C.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small civilian plane in restricted airspace around the nation’s capital over the weekend and that the pilot reported he didn’t realize he had entered an area that was off limits.
     

    April 7, 2014

  • Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at age 93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney’s approach to life was simple: “Let’s put on a show!” He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
     

    April 7, 2014

  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
     

    April 7, 2014

  • Gaven Dissinger, 7.jpg Investigators seek cause of fire that killed three Pa. brothers

    Authorities searched the rubble of a burned-out farm house over the weekend for the cause of a fire that took the lives of three young brothers left home alone while their widowed mother worked the overnight shift at a direct mail company.
     

    April 6, 2014 2 Photos

  • Breaking and entering reported

    Cumberland Police have reported a breaking and entering.

    April 6, 2014

  • Lonaconing fire investigated

    A fire at a Jackson Street apartment building building in the overnight hours damaged two apartments in the building and caused residents of at least one fo the buildings to be displaced, said Jason Mowbray, Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal. One of Mowbray’s investigators was called to the scene and Mowbray cautioned he only had preliminary information.No one was believed to be injured and the building was evacuated without incident, he said.

    April 5, 2014

  • Local legislation moves forward

    As the General Assembly session moves towards an end Monday, several pieces for legislation with local impacts are working their way towards passage. In addition, funding has been secured through state bond funds for four organizations in Garrett and Allegany counties. Look for details in the Sunday and Monday editions of the Times-News.

    April 5, 2014

  • Man charged for pot possession

    On Friday at 10:27 p.m. an officer on patrol with the Cumberland Police Department observed a vehicle with an equipment violation.The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 600 block of Columbia St. Based on the officers observations a Cumberland Police K-9 Unit was called to the scene to perform an air sniff on the vehicle resulting in a positive alert for the presence of illegal narcotics.

    Officers located a quantity of suspected marijuana. At that time 45-year-old Todd Blowe of Cumberland was placed under arrest and transported to the Cumberland Police Deptartment where he was charged with one count of possession of marijuana over 10 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Blowe was taken for an initial appearance at District Court where he was released on his personal recognizance.

     

    April 5, 2014

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