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Suspect arrested in murder of man left at side of road in Oxford

"One of our detectives sees the defendant coming out of a Turkey Hill store just minutes after the murder with the victim's car," said Tom Hogan, Chester County District Attorney.

6ABC.COM - 2018-09-19 21:05:40

Former Elkton doctor to plead guilty in fraud case

Zahid Aslam, owner of the Alpha Health Center, pictured here, is preparing to plead guilty in a federal bank fraud case, according to court records.CECIL WHIG FILE PHOTO

CECIL DAILY - 2018-09-18 19:00:00

Elkton drug bust turns up pot, ecstasy, stolen gun

ELKTON — A drug bust executed by the Elkton Police Department on Tuesday afternoon yielded one arrest along with about ½ pound of marijuana, suspected ecstasy and a stolen handgun, police reported.EPD’s Street Crimes Unit began an investigation into drug distribution activity occurring at 8 Bridgewe

CECIL DAILY - 2018-09-19 19:46:00

Man gets life for murder with SUV outside Bear nightclub in 2017

On Wednesday, a New Castle County Superior Court jury found Elder Saavedra, 26, of Swedesboro, New Jersey, guilty of first-degree murder and a weapons charge in the March 2017 killing of Lester Mateo, 24, of Pennsville, New Jersey.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-09-19 18:51:00

Shoplifters steal diarrhea medicine from Newark store

Two people shoplifted diarrhea medicine from a Newark Acme multiple times over the course of two weeks, police say.The incidents occurred Sept. 2 at 7:41 p.m., Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m. and Sept. 14 at 8:25 p.m. at the Acme in College Square Shopping Center“In all three incidents, the two suspects stole

NEWARK POST - 2018-09-19 20:15:00

BB gun bandit gets 6 years for Elkton robberies

ELKTON — A man who committed two Elkton robberies in January while brandishing a BB gun received a six-year prison term Friday.The defendant, Davon Steven Davis, 20, of Elkton, held a BB pistol against the back of a customer at the fuel island outside the Wawa in the 300 block of West Pulaski Highwa


2 Dead in Shooting at Senior Home, Gunman on the Loose

Two people were killed and a gunman is still on the loose following a shooting at a retirement community in East Goshen, Pennsylvania, sources told NBC10.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-09-19 22:57:54

Woman raped near Edgemoor by stranger who gave her ride from Dover

A woman reported to police she was raped by a stranger who said he would give her a ride back to her residence, Delaware State Police announced Wednesday afternoon.According to authorities, a woman and a female friend were in the Dover area and seeking transportation home around 10 a.m. on Saturday,

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-09-19 21:22:00

Pair charged with running drug operation out of Stanton motel room with 2 kids present

+2A husband-and-wife pair holed up in a Stanton motel were charged following a week-long investigation into drug dealing out of their room, where they were also staying with their two children, Delaware State Police announced Tuesday.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-09-18 16:54:00

Fire damages Elkton-area home under renovation

ELKTON — The Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal is trying to locate the owner of a Blair Shore Road home that was gutted by a Sunday morning fire.Dep. State Fire Marshal Oliver Alkire said the home at 465 Blair Shore Road near Elkton was under renovation so the owners are not at the property


A Changing World: Woman Kills Friend in Shoplifting Getaway Attempt

In Elkton, Maryland, a 38-year-old woman tried to make a run for it after lifting some items from the local Walmart. Amid the mania of her getaway, she inadvertently ran over her friend.

REDSTATE - 2018-09-18 12:53:12

Escaped Upper Darby prisoner located in Philadelphia, flees again

Philadelphia— The 26-year-old woman who escaped an Upper Darby district court last week has been spotted in West Philadelphia.According to authorities, Carolyn Quiah was located by a Philadelphia Police Officer around 5:30 Monday morning around 43rd Street and Fairmount Avenue after the officer's li

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-09-18 12:32:00

MISSING: 16-year-old from Frederick County, Maryland

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. -- Police need your help locating a missing 16-year-old from Frederick County, Maryland.

WUSA - 2018-09-18 15:35:56

Elkton reconsiders peddler permit restrictions

ELKTON — After five businesses opened their doors in the downtown district this year and yet another one is on the horizon, the town commissioners are revisiting regulations on standalone food vendors at the prompting of some restaurateurs on Main Street.Mayor Rob Alt led a discussion on possible re


Mother charged with homicide in death of boy, 2, in Tullytown

EMBEDMore News VideosInvestigation continues into death of boy, 2, in Tullytown. Bob Brooks reports during Action News at 4pm on August 27, 2018.

6ABC.COM - 2018-09-18 17:55:28

Claymont man dies from injuries suffered in earlier motorcycle crash

A man out for a ride on his motorcycle earlier this month has died from the injuries he suffered when a car turned into his path, Delaware State Police announced on Tuesday.Troopers identified 65-year-old Andrew C. Douglas as the operator of the 1992 Harley Davidson motorcycle that, on Wednesday, Se

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-09-18 12:27:00

Governor Carney, Diamond State Port Corporation, Gulftainer Sign Agreement to Expand Port of Wilmington - State of Delaware News

WILMINGTON, Del. – On Tuesday, Governor John Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation, and GT USA Wilmington, LLC finalized an agreement that will significantly expand the Port of Wilmington, create jobs, and lead to as much as $600 million of new investment at one of Delaware’s most important ind

DELAWARE.GOV - 2018-09-18 18:37:42

Walmart Shoplifting Spree Turns Deadly

A midnight shoplifting spree at a Maryland Walmart turned deadly when the woman driving the getaway vehicle tragically backed over one of her accomplices before fleeing the scene.The tragic incident took place at a Walmart in Elkton, Maryland on Saturday September 8, around 1 a.m. in the morning,CBS


Elkton's Fall Fest welcomes large crowds

ELKTON — While some events made a decision earlier in the week to postpone in the face of possible wet weather, Fall Fest went off Friday night and Saturday without a worry about weather."We were packed Friday night," said Mary Jo Jablonski, director of the Elkton Chamber and Alliance, which organiz


Delaware armed robbery suspect arrested after nailing police cruiser in Maryland

A Middletown man--believed to have held up a New Castle area convenience store over the weekend--was nabbed by authorities in Maryland after a multiple agency police pursuit ended with the suspect slamming his vehicle into a trooper's cruiser.Delaware State Police (DSP) reported the hold-up happened