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Gunman robs Elkton-area convenience store

ELKTON — A gunman remains on the loose after robbing an Elkton-area convenience store Wednesday night, according to the Cecil County Sheriff's Office.The armed robbery occurred at the High's Dairy Store in the 5600 block of Telegraph Road (Route 273), near the Appleton Road intersection, north of El

CECIL DAILY - 2018-07-19 17:49:00

Convicted murderer loses appeal in Elkton shooting case

ELKTON — Maryland's second highest appellate court has denied an appeal by a man serving a 90-year prison term for gunning down a rival in an Elkton neighborhood in October 2015.Appeal lawyers for the defendant, Nikel Shyheim Hicks, now 24, unsuccessfully argued to the Maryland Court of Special Appe


MEDA conference to bring around 100 visitors to Elkton

ELKTON — Key players in Maryland economic development will all converge in town for a meeting of the minds at the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) 2018 Summer conference next Wednesday, July 25.MEDA is a nonprofit organization, with members including local and county government offic

CECIL DAILY - 2018-07-20 10:00:00

Shooting on W. 5th in Wilmington has 27-year-old in critical condition

Buy Photo(Photo: William Bretzger, The News Journal)Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before midnight Friday in the area of W. 5th Street and Delamore Place.Officers found a 27-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was transported to Christiana Hospital

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-07-21 12:21:00

Defendant in Wilmington nightclub death of birthday celebrant gets 90 years

Despite dodging a first-degree attempted murder charge at trial earlier this year, Griffin was sentenced Friday as a habitual offender to 90 years total in jail, said Julia Lawes, Department of Justice spokeswoman.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-07-20 20:09:00

Elkton Main Street office up for auction

ELKTON — One of the town’s prime Main Street storefronts is up for an absolute auction on Saturday, July 28, meaning that there is no minimum bid set and whoever offers up the most cash will claim the property.The 140 E. Main Street office, which sits across the street from the county’s courthouse,


Man arrested after SWAT team swarms residence in Wilmington

Just after 3:30 p.m. on July 19, 2018, police breached the residence and a male suspect was led out in handcuffs.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-07-19 19:37:00

When Zed pitched Elk Neck to the outside world

ELK NECK — Partly tongue-in-cheek and partly an unabashed advertisement for his neck of the woods, the July 11, 1868, edition of the Cecil Whig features a letter to the editor from a man known only as ZED from Elk Neck. It seems that with all the other local updates, the paper had been neglecting th

CECIL DAILY - 2018-07-21 08:00:00

Police searching for man accused of shooting, killing woman

Officers in West Hempfield Township were dispatched at 11:30 p.m. Thursday to the Lincoln West Apartments. Officers from East Hempfield and Manor townships, and Columbia borough, also responded.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-07-20 06:34:00

Judge orders psych exam of Elkton man accused of stabbing parents

ELKTON — A man who allegedly stabbed his 82-year-old mother several times inside their Elkton residence in April — apparently because she called him “baby boy” — is being evaluated by state psychiatrists to determine if he should be held criminally responsible and if he is mentally competent to stan


Walmart to mark opening of training academy in Elkton - Delaware Business Now

According to an Elkton Planning Commission filing, the 7,600-square-foot facility is located in an overflow parking area of the store.

DELAWAREBUSINESSNOW.COM - 2018-07-19 18:51:11

Editorial: A salute to a woman who made a difference in Chester

The long, hard, uphill slog that is the battle to turn around the fortunes of the city of Chester just got a little harder.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-07-20 04:22:35

Grease leak leaves Elkton roads slippery

ELKTON — Town officials urged motorists to drive carefully after a leak from a grease truck left North Bridge Street, Railroad Avenue and Bow street slippery late Tuesday morning.Around 10:30 a.m., Clean Valley Proteins, a contractor that specializes in grease trap maintenance, had accidentally leak


Eight tied to car shop burglaries, police say; nine vehicles stolen

The incidents began June 16 when the perpetrators would try, sometimes successfully, to break into the businesses by damaging the buildings, Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of Delaware State Police said.


Father Shot, Killed While Trying to Protect Son From Gunman

Her husband Sean Spencer, 50, went outside to try and protect their son. That’s when the gunman opened fire, striking Spencer in the torso before fleeing the scene.


Body found in Elkton's Marina Park

ELKTON — An investigation is underway after a clothed, partially decomposed body was found over the weekend in the brush at Marina Park, a short distance from what used to be a homeless encampment, police reported Monday morning.“It was the partial skeletal remains of a person. It was in a state of


City apologizes after Muslim schoolchildren were asked to leave public pool

Tahsiyn Ismaa’eel toldThe News Journalof Wilmington, DE, that the schoolchildren in her summer program, Darul-Amaanah Academy, were asked to leave by a pool manager because they were swimming in cotton material.


Newark man dies in motorcycle crash

A Newark man died Monday night when he crashed his motorcycle near the Christiana Mall.Christopher Syto, 37, was riding his 2016 Harley Davidson X8N north on Del. 1, approaching Interstate 95, around 10 p.m., according to Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for Delaware State Police.While attemp


Service on SEPTA's Wilmington/Newark Line Suspended

Just before Wednesday's rush hour began, service on SEPTA's Wilmington/Newark regional rail line was suspended.The train service will remain suspended "until further notice," SEPTA said. They said the problem was due to Amtrak signal issues.Stay with NBC10 on air and online for more on this developi


Man, 50, latest shooting fatality in Wilmington

An early morning shooting in Wilmington left a man dead from his injuries.City police said homicide detectiuves were investigating after the gunfire erupted on the 800 block of West 5th Street at approximately 2:50 a.m., on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.