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Salisbury park vandalized, neighbors react

SALISBURY, Md. – A Tuesday morning mystery is bringing everyone who lives along New York Avenue in Salisbury together. “This is like our backyard for us,” said Holly Thompson, a neighbor.


Salisbury Town Square: City gives green light to contractor for phase one

SALISBURY, Md. – An Easton based contractor was chosen by the Salisbury City Council, Monday night, for phase one of the city’s new Town Square project. Barkers Landing Excavation is already permitted but is now in the process of getting a “notice to proceed”, in order to start working on the area c


Deadline to get a REAL ID is approaching

SALISBURY, Md. – If you plan on boarding an airplane late next year, you better have an up-to-date form of identification! The deadline to upgrade your Drivers License or State ID to a “REAL ID” is October 2020. After that date, you won’t be able to get into federal facilities or even board an airpl


Mayor Day’s budget focuses on public safety, neighborhoods

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day has submitted a $62.37 million fiscal 2020 spending plan that leaves city property tax and sewer rates untouched from the current year. Total annual spending would increase by $879,000; the city is on course to have spent $61.49 million by the close of the fiscal year on Jun


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Trial Opens for Teen Accused of Slaying Maryland Officer

A murder trial has begun for one of four teenagers accused of killing a Maryland police officer. Baltimore County Officer Amy Caprio died last year while responding to a suspicious vehicle report. Dawnta Harris, then 16, was accused of fatally running over her in a stolen Jeep.


Salisbury Zoo hosting event designed for “Special Needs Families”

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury Zoo announced an event, on Tuesday, that will cater towards families with special needs. A spokesperson says the Zoo is teaming up with Salisbury University Psychology Department students for an after-hours event specifically for children and families with special need


The Brightside: Connecting Salisbury Communities

SALISBURY, Md. – Since July, the city of Salisbury has had a go to guy for breaking the barriers between government and it’s residents. Someone who’s going out into the community knocking on doors in neighborhoods, places that have felt neglected by the city for years.


Tibetan monks return to Salisbury University

SALISBURY, Md. – Salisbury University students welcomed some special visitors on Tuesday. A group of monks from the region of Tibet shared a piece of their culture by preparing for a unique ritual they will be performing throughout the week.


Police: Woman stabbed 15 times in Delaware death

NEW CASTLE, Del. (WPVI) -- A woman was found stabbed to death in a Delaware parking lot. Police were called early Tuesday morning to the Maryland Court Apartments on the 700 block of Robinson Court near Wilmington.


2 Maryland residents sentenced in WVa heroin deaths

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in federal prison for providing heroin that resulted in the May 2016 deaths of two West Virginia men.


REAL ID Now Available In Maryland: What To Know

MARYLAND — If you don't have a star on your Maryland driver's license, it's time to get one, federal authorities say. Residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver's license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or you will need another form of approved identifi


Lowe’s helps EF-2 tornado victims in Laurel

LAUREL, Del. – In Delaware, people are still trying to do whatever they can to help those affected by the tornado last week. On Tuesday, 15 volunteers from local Lowe’s stores made their way to Laurel Town Hall to hand out over 200 buckets filled with free cleaning supplies to Laurel residents.


POLICE: Salisbury man faces DUI charges following crash

SALISBURY, Md. – A Salisbury man was arrested Saturday night after police say he crashed into another car while driving drunk and then fled the scene. Police say the accident happened at around 9:11 p.m. at the intersection of Route 13 and Oliphant Drive.


Jury to decide whether death of Maryland man digging secret tunnels for a millionaire was murder

A Maryland jury will soon be asked to decide if it was a crime or an accident when a fire killed a man who was helping a millionaire dig a network of tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker.


Warning from Better Business Bureau of Maryland about sweepstakes, lottery scams

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — There's a warning from the Better Business Bureau of Maryland about sweepstakes and lottery scams. They certainly aren't new, but one recent story shows just how ruthless these scammers can be.


Suspect Sought in a Robbery (Force and Violence) Offense: 1500 Block of Maryland Avenue, Northeast

This is a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept., provided verbatim. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense that occurred on Sund


Millsboro: Vehicle pursuit ends in arrest of Felton man

MILLSBORO – Excessive speed led to a vehicle pursuit and the subsequent arrest early Monday morning of a Felton man on drug, DUI and other charges, Delaware State Police report.


Boy Scout Child Sex Abuse Scandal Reaches Maryland: Patch PM

We know you're busy. In case you missed anything, here are the share-worthy stories from Maryland Patches to talk about tonight. More than 7,800 Boy Scouts of America leaders nationwide were accused.


Mayor’s budget aims at improve quality of life in Salisbury

SALISBURY, Md. – On Monday, the Salisbury mayor rolled out his plan for the 2020 budget and the big highlights were all local taxes. “Anytime you don’t have to give more of your money to the government, I feel like that’s a good thing,” explains Rob Korb, an employee that works in downtown Salisbury