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by MARLO BARNHART | January 20, 2003
marlob@herald-mail.com The bidders at Sunday's auction for West Virginia State Police Trooper R.J. Elswick included fellow officers who came from several states, some avid sports enthusiasts and even Elswick family members who drove four hours for the event at Hagerstown's Four Points Sheraton. "The rest of the family got snowed in," said Linda Elswick Bolen, aunt of the trooper who is recuperating at a Georgia hospital after being shot in the head in October. She and her sister, Susan Elswick Fisher, and their husbands were spirited bidders during the auction, which attracted more than 70 people and raised more than $10,000.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | December 30, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com INWOOD - On the other side of Cynthia Smailes-Rybak's back yard, cars, pickup trucks and tractor-trailers rumble by, visible and audible as they make their way up and down Interstate 81. It's the road Smailes-Rybak's daughter, Amanda Smailes, could have taken Nov. 24, 1996. But Smailes didn't like the high speed required on the interstate, and chose instead after ending her shift at Wal-Mart to drive home on U.S. 11, a two-lane road that parallels the interstate.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | June 27, 2005
TRI-STATE shappell@herald-mail.com A Greencastle, Pa., resident may not buy many of the fireworks that are for sale at Pennsylvania businesses. But someone who lives just across the state's border with Maryland may buy those same fireworks from those businesses and take them into Maryland. Many of the products are illegal for use without a permit in either state, which a Hagerstown assistant fire marshal said leads to confusion among consumers and circumvention of some existing laws.
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June 10, 2000
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - One person was killed Saturday evening in a collision on W.Va. 45 at the entrance to the Glenwood Forest subdivision near Martinsburg, said a dispatcher at the West Virginia State Police headquarters in Martinsburg. West Virginia State Police responded to the scene at about 7:30 p.m., the dispatcher said. No other information was available by 10 p.m. Saturday.
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April 13, 2013
One person was killed when a motorcycle and a vehicle collided Saturday at about 8:25 p.m. on Loop Road near Apple Harvest Drive, a Berkeley County Emergency Services supervisor said. West Virginia State Police said further information, including the names of the people involved, was not immediately available.
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November 30, 1999
Police who responded to a shooting on the Blue Ridge Mountain early Sunday found a car engulfed in flames and a man bleeding from the head and the neck, according to West Virginia State Police. Read the full story in Monday's Herald-Mail newspapers.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
Four teenage girls were drinking alcohol before they stole a pickup truck and crashed it on Mission Road early Sunday, leaving one girl dead and seriously injuring her sister, West Virginia State Police Trooper Joseph Bush said Monday. Read the full story in Tuesday's Herald-Mail newspapers.
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September 17, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- West Virginia State Police responded to a multiple-vehicle accident on northbound Interstate 81 just south of Exit 20 (Spring Mills) early Thursday afternoon. Police said three vehicles were involved. All lanes remained open.
NEWS
July 24, 2009
Firefighters assigned to the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., extinguish a fire in the landing gear of a simulated aircraft Wednesday during a training exercise. The West Virginia State Fire Academy provided the training for firefighters to become certified in aircraft firefighting, which is an annual requirement.
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April 19, 2011
The ROCS convenience store in the 1600 block of West King Street outside Martinsburg was robbed at about 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, a Berkeley County Emergency Services supervisor said. The supervisor said West Virginia State Police was handling the investigation. State police said Tuesday morning that further details were unavailable.
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