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Salisbury man sentenced to life for rape and sex abuse of a minor

SALISBURY, Md. – A Salisbury man is facing life plus 25 years for his conviction on numerous rape and sex abuse charges. On November 5th, 36-year-old Johnathan Price was convicted on one count of sexual abuse of a minor, four counts of second degree rape, two counts of third degree sex offense, and


POLICE: Theft charge pending against Human Society of Wicomico County director

WICOMICO COUNTY, Md. – The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office says one count of felony theft is pending against Aaron Balsamo, the former director of the Humane Society of Wicomico County.


Maryland Man Charged With Reckless Endangering In Fatal shooting

HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware authorities have charged a Maryland man with reckless endangering after a New Jersey man was fatally shot when he showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s house.


Two men arrested on gun and trespassing charges

SALISBURY, Md. – Salisbury Police arrested two men Thursday evening after investigating a complaint of trespassing. At around 10 PM, officers were patrolling in the area of 613 Light Street as a result of several recent trespassing complaints. Officers observed a vehicle parked in the driveway of th


Maryland Tax Free Weekend Runs Feb. 16-18 For Appliances

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Maryland shoppers who buy qualifying Energy Star appliances Saturday, Feb. 16, through Monday, Feb. 18, will not have to pay the state's 6 percent sales tax. Consumers who purchase air conditioners, refrigerators, washers and dryers, boilers, dehumidifiers, compact fluorescent light


Police: Trespassing Complaints Leads to Weapons and Drug Charges

SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury Police Department said they arrested two men Thursday after they responded to complaints of trespassing and found the two men in possession of a gun and drugs.


One Person Killed In Alcohol Related Collision On Maryland Route 32 East

LAUREL, Md. (WJZ) — One person is dead following a two-car crash Saturday morning in Laurel. At around 2 a.m., police responded to Maryland Route 32 East for a two-car crash.


Community health bachelor’s degree offered through Salisbury University

A program from Salisbury University’s new College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) is expanding across Maryland. Starting this fall, students will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in community health from SU at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) in Washington County.


Blind Man Struck, Killed While Walking on Street in Maryland

Authorities say a blind man was struck and killed by a motorist at a Maryland intersection. Maryland State Police say the incident occurred about 8:45 p.m. Friday on Ridge Road at Windermere Way in Mount Airy.


Seaford man arrested on multiple counts of home improvement fraud

SEAFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police have arrested a Seaford man on multiple counts of Home Improvement Fraud and related charges. The investigation began in September when Troopers took a report of a home improvement fraud. While at the Lowes in Seaford, the victim, a 72-year-old female, met a man


2 from Maryland arrested in Atlantic City on gun, drug charges

ATLANTIC CITY — Two people from Maryland were arrested Friday after officers found a loaded gun and marijuana in their car, police said. At 1:39 p.m., Officers Alberto Valles and Chris Dodson stopped a vehicle at Tennessee and Atlantic avenues after observing several traffic violations, including on


One Maryland Restaurant Gets 4-Diamond Rating: AAA

BALTIMORE, MD — AAA has released its exclusive four-diamond list of restaurants, and one restaurant in Maryland made the cut. The list, released this week, includes more than 650 restaurants in North America, or roughly 2 percent of restaurants inspected and approved by AAA.


Greenwood Man Facing Drug Charges After Probation Violation

GREENWOOD, Del. - Delaware State Police said troopers arrested a Greenwood man Thursday after they found several kinds of narcotics in his possession. It happened at a home on the 14000 block of Adamsville Road.


Georgetown man sentenced for threatening man with shotgun

GEORGETOWN, Del. – A Georgetown man was sentenced last week to eight years in prison after he reportedly threatened a man with a gun following an altercation. In July 2018, 56-year-old Leerons Saab and another man became involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical, leading Saab to retrieve


Four-star DT commits to Vols during junior-day visit

Tennessee's first junior day since National Signing Day helped the Vols land a commitment Saturday from a highly ranked Class of 2020 prospect. Four-star junior defensive tackle Dominic Bailey of Wicomico High School in Salisbury, Md., announced Saturday afternoon on his Twitter account that he has


Salisbury woman arrested for abandoning toddler in apartment

SALISBURY, Md. – A motor vehicle collision led to the arrest of a Salisbury woman on child abandonment and other charges Wednesday morning. Maryland State Police responded to the reported accident shortly before 8:30 AM, at westbound Route 50 and Booth Street. Police say that the at fault driver, id


Bid to raise Maryland minimum wage to $15 raises a ruckus

ANNAPOLIS — Even before this year's General Assembly convened, legislative leaders targeted raising Maryland's minimum wage. Last month, the leadership of both the Senate and the House made it official, including raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour as one of their legislative priorities.


Former Pocomoke Youth Pastor Convicted of Sex Abuse Crimes

SNOW HILL, Md. - A Stockton man who previously served as a youth pastor at a Pocomoke City church has been convicted of sexually abusing minors. According to the Office of the State's Attorney for Worcester County, Rodney Harmon, Jr., 34 of Stockton, was convicted on three counts of sexual abuse of


SU student facing felony charges for wire tapping

SALISBURY, Md. – Officials from the State Prosecutor’s Office say a Salisbury University student is facing two felony counts of wire tapping. We’re told that back in October, 20-year-old Jake Burdett participated in a rally for medical marijuana outside of Congressman Andy Harris’ office in Salisbur


Winter Spirit Stroll a success in Princess Anne

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Saturday in downtown Princess Anne wine lovers tickled their taste buds at the Winter Spirit Stroll. The event was a tasting and touring event of different wines and spirits organized by Main Street Princess Anne.