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Murderer of 2 who claimed he killed more dies in prison

CUMBERLAND — A man who claimed to have killed 10 people but was convicted of murdering two has been found dead in prison. The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that Joseph Methney was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday afternoon. The ...

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Cumberland to end mutual aid for ambulance calls

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 ...

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Cumberland man gets life for fatally beating girlfriend

CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland man with a long history of domestic violence has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his live-in girlfriend. The Cumberland Times-News reports that 44-year-old Kevin Bowers was convicted and sentenced Wednesday after entering an ...

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Cumberland votes to open pedestrian mall to vehicles, bikes

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CUMBERLAND — Officials in Cumberland have voted to open the city’s pedestrian mall to vehicle and bicycle traffic. Cumberland Times-News reports that Mayor Brian Grim and the city council voted unanimously on the issue Tuesday. The plan will place one-way ...

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Boozy fest recalls Md. city’s role in 1790s Whiskey Rebellion

CUMBERLAND — The western Maryland city of Cumberland is toasting its role in the Whiskey Rebellion. The boozy festival runs Friday through Sunday at the Allegany Museum. Museum Vice President Vic Rezendes says highlights include a bottle exhibit, period tavern ...

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Some Md. homeowners won’t sell their homes for redevelopment plan

CUMBERLAND — About a dozen Cumberland homeowners say they won’t sell their homes for commercial redevelopment of their neighborhood. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the Save Our Homes Alliance declared its intentions in writing to the City Council on Tuesday. ...

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