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Rising Sun woman killed in head-on crash
Troopers from the Maryland State Police’s North East Barrack responded to the 2600 block of Joseph Biggs Memorial Highway (Route 274), east of Kirks Mill Lane, about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a two-vehicle collision.
State tables co-defendant's case in deadly Elkton shoplifting incident
The state placed its case against Donisha Jaquil Harris, 26, of Wilmington, Del., on the stet, or inactive, docket Friday during a Cecil County District Court hearing.
Fatal crash shuts down stretch of Biggs Highway
Two people were reportedly extricated and flown from the crash scene by Maryland State Police medevacs, while one person was taken by ambulance to Union Hospital in Elkton, according to a fire official.
Cecil County Under Winter Weather Advisory
CECIL COUNTY, MD — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Maryland, including Cecil County. The advisory states a wintry mix is expected to move over Delmarva around 7 a.m. on Thursday and move northeast mid-morning.
Nor'easter to bring first snow of season to major Northeast cities
A newstormsystem will develop in the Gulf Coast later on Wednesday and track along the East Coast Thursday into Friday bringing flooding rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain from the South into the Northeast.
First snowflakes of season may come Thursday
ELKTON — Cecil County could see its first snowflakes of the winter Thursday, as a coastal storm brings a wintry mix, according to forecasters.
44 dead dogs found in freezers, 130 more living in filth in NJ home
Donna Roberts, 65, from Shamong Township, is now facing charges for allegedly keeping all the animals in deplorable and inhumane conditions in and around her house on Oakshade Road.
Some snow to fall Thursday in Delaware, but flooding is the big worry
Meteorologists predict northern Delaware to get about half an inch of snow Thursday from a coastal storm. Don't worry, it won't stick, but the rainfall that follows could cause flooding.
Kennett Square man arrested in connection with rape
John W. Harris, age 27, of Kennett Square was arrested and charged with rape and related offenses, following the investigation into a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in early June, in the 300 block of Cedar Springs Road, in New Garden Township, police said.
Suspect wanted for assaulting victim, stealing dirt bike during prearranged meeting near Wilmington
According to New Castle County Police, the suspect seen in the image met the victim in the unit block of Ryan Avenue just south of Rose Hill on Saturday, November 10, 2018, after the pair arranged a dirtbike sale via a social media app.
Elkton man charged with murdering two people over money
ELKTON, Md. - In May of 2015, a woman heard gunshots inside a home on East Village Road in Elkton and came downstairs where she discovered the bodies of her boyfriend, 38-year-old Derrick Smith and her daughter, Ta'Yonna Russ, who was just 22.
Have you seen this man? Police want your help identifying this suspected thief
During the meeting, the man assaulted the victim and took off with the two-wheeled vehicle, police. The crime is being considered a felony.
Woman critical after faulty space heater sparks fire at Newark-area home with no working smoke detectors
According to the fire marshal, the fire that began around 10 a.m. in the unit block of Waltham Street near Kimberton Drive was sparked by the failure of an electrical cord for a portable space heater, which ignited a couch.
Traffic stop of 5 juveniles in Wilmington leads to boy, 16, being charged in shooting
According to authorities, a vehicle stopped in the 900 block of West 4th Street for traveling without headlights on at a high rate of speed in the area of a shots fired report around 12:50 a.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018, was found to be occupied by the five juveniles.
Report: Delaware is one of the worst states in hospital safety
Like last year, the First State tied for last, or 49th place, with the District of Columbia and North Dakota in Leapfrog's "Hospital Safety Grade." The watchdog organization, which seeks public information about patient safety and quality, assigns letter grades to 2,600 U.S. hospitals every six mont
Inmate charged in fatal riot denies committing violence
Jarreau Ayers, who is acting as his own attorney, took the stand Tuesday to give a narrative account of what happened during the February 2017 riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison. A guard was killed during the riot and three other staffers were taken hostage.
Guilty plea set in straw purchase of gun in police shootout
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman charged with illegally buying a gun that was later used by her boyfriend in a fatal shootout with police has agreed to enter a guilty plea.Summer Webster was scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday for a plea hearing. She was charged earlier this year wi
Police arrest 35 in North Wilmington and Claymont, seize $31K in drug money
Police made 35 arrests Thursday and found more than $31,000 in drug money and large amounts of illicit drugs on Philadelphia Pike and Governor Printz Blvd, police said.
Elkton-area traffic stop nets heroin, one arrest
ELKTON — An Elkton-area traffic stop that was triggered by an “excessive amount of exhaust smoke” coming from the vehicle in question ended with investigators confiscating 20 baggies of heroin, numerous hypodermic needles and other evidence and arresting the driver, police reported.
I-95 neighbors in Wilmington want 'roof' over highway
If Interstate 95 bridges, ramps and pavement must be rebuilt through Wilmington, then why not put a roof over the highway, too?