A now-closed paper mill in Western Maryland is accused of polluting the North Branch of the Potomac River by improperly dumping “pulping liquor,” which sparked complaints over the summer. Luke Paper Mill, in Allegany County, manufactured paper products until its ...Read More »
The widow of a Cumberland man who died shortly after his release from the local jail claims in a lawsuit that staff members were deliberately indifferent to his medical needs and caused his death. James Stevens died less than 20 ...Read More »
Police are investigating the death of an inmate found unresponsive in his cell at a western Maryland maximum-security prison.Read More »
Western Maryland is joining the legal battle to hold drug companies accountable for the opioid epidemic, with several jurisdictions filing suit in federal court Friday. Allegany County and two of its cities, Frostburg and Cumberland, filed racketeering lawsuits in U.S. ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — Cumberland officials have voted to end standing agreements for mutual aid between the city and Allegany County for emergency ambulance calls. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the mayor and city council voted Tuesday to terminate the agreement due ...Read More »
Lawyers for a Catholic high school girl say they’ve reached a tentative settlement with the Archdiocese of Baltimore in a civil lawsuit alleging she was preyed upon by a lesbian soccer coach. Attorney Al Scanlan told The Associated Press in ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — A judge is close to effectively killing a controversial wind farm proposal in western Maryland. The Cumberland Times-News reports that Chief Public Utility Law Judge Terry J. Romine issued a proposed order Wednesday, finding that the project’s potential ...
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