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Slavery to freedom to execution: The remarkable life of a Sussex slave

Sat, 02/01/2020 - 07:00

Born a slave in Sussex County, Benjamin Johnstone won freedom only to be done in by his own reckless behavior.

       

Have you seen this bank robbery suspect?

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 17:02

Salisbury police released images of a bank robbery suspect on Jan. 31, 2020.

       

Bank robbery under police investigation in Salisbury

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 16:59

Salisbury police investigating at bank robbery at a Hebron Savings Bank.

       

Sex offender who took pictures of children at shopping center is arrested: Salisbury Police

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 12:30

Police say registered sex offender Michael Nicholas Villa of Salisbury, Maryland, took photos of kids at a business & flashed customers at a bookstore

       

Marine flare discovered near Dorchester County home: State Fire Marshal

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 10:55

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said personnel discovered and disposed of a military marine flare near a Dorchester County home Thursday.

       

Salisbury man convicted after trying to rob, firing gun at victim

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 09:00

33-year-old Frank Kenneth Feather III, of Salisbury was found guilty in Wicomico County court in an attempted armed robbery at a victim's home.

       

PHOTOS: Firefighters combat fiery blaze in Accomack

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 08:57

Firefighters with Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company and other departments responded to a fiery blaze in Bloxom, Accomack County, Thursday evening.

       

Series of Wicomico Co. robberies under investigation, authorities say

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 08:16

Law enforcement are investigating a string of robberies that occurred in Wicomico County over Thursday night.

       

Police investigating Salisbury shooting involving one victim

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 08:14

Salisbury Police Department is investigating a Thursday night shooting that left one Salisbury woman with non-life-threatening injuries.

       

Assault on homeless man in West Ocean City escalates to murder charges

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 16:59

Eric Jarrett, the man accused of assaulting a homeless man at a West Ocean City apartment, now faces first- and second-degree murder charges.

       

Former Bennett High counselor gets jail time in sex abuse case

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 11:17

A Wicomico judge sentenced former James M. Bennett High School guidance counselor Allen Mitchell.

       

11-year-old driver in custody after multiple-car crash: Police

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 07:22

Princess Anne Police say a Wednesday crash involving several cars was caused by a juvenile driver who tried to flee officers.

       

Maryland bill allows motorists to keep driving past Real ID deadline

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 07:00

Lawmakers are considering a bill that will give protection to Maryland drivers who have their licenses confiscated due to Real ID non-compliance.

       

Who can break into a hot car to save an animal? Maryland bill would offer protection

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 06:00

A bill in the Maryland General Assembly would extend good Samaritan laws on who can break into a vehicle to save an animal.

       

Old Bay hot sauce? A blazing hit online you'll have to wait to try

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 15:50

Old Bay hot sauce, an instant sensation, sold out online. McCormick & Co. will bring it to stores soon.

       

No sign of fight before Maryland officer shot handcuffed man: Investigators

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 13:46

Ivestigators didn't find any evidence of a fight between a Maryland officer and the handcuffed man he is accused of fatally shooting, police said.

       

Hogan reignites Labor Day schools debate with new proposal

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 12:28

Gov. Larry Hogan today announced he is introducing the Universal School Start Act of 2020 to require Maryland public schools to start after Labor Day

       

3 Bennett High students sentenced in school fight involving pepper spray

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 10:24

Three James M. Bennett High School students were sentenced in a large fight on school grounds in which a student used pepper spray.

       

3 men linked to 'violent' white supremacy group indicted in Delaware, Maryland

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 07:55

Federal grand juries have indicted three men who were racially motivated violent extremist group "The Base" with firearms and alien-related charges.

       

Delaware beaches could soon have 224 'affordable' apartments after new complex approved

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 07:12

Sussex County officials have approved a new apartment complex near Rehoboth that will bring 224 "affordable" units.

       

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