Eldorado, MD

State Police Arrest Two, Seek Public’s Assistance With Locating Wanted Subject

Delaware State Police have arrested 50-year-old Hope Wheatley of Laurel, DE and 30-year-old Amanda Adkins of Bridgeville, DE for hindering prosecution after an incident that occurred in the Lewes area earlier this month. On June 9, 2022, at approximately 7:36 p.m., Hope Wheatley and Amanda Adkins entered the Tokyo Steakhouse...
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Salisbury man convicted of assault after strangling wife during argument

SALISBURY, Md. – A Salisbury man has been convicted of assault and other charges stemming from a December 2021 incident. Darius Deal was convicted of first and second degree assault, as well as reckless endangerment, following a jury trial in Wicomico County. The judge postponed sentencing to allow for a pre-sentence investigation to be completed.
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OCPD arrest suspect in triple stabbing

OCEAN CITY, Md. – Ocean City Police have made an arrest in a triple stabbing that took place earlier this month. 23-year-old Paul Baynard of Ridgely, Maryland was located in Queen Anne’s County and taken into custody. The incident happened just before midnight on June 20th in the...

Man, 23, Charged In Ocean City Triple Stabbing

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with a triple stabbing last week on the boardwalk of Ocean City, police said Thursday. Paul Baynard, of Ridgely, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. Baynard was arrested without incident Wednesday in Queen Anne’s County by Ocean City Police detectives working with Maryland State Apprehension Team and the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force. Officers responded to a fight they witnessed shortly before midnight on June 20 to the area of Wicomico Street and Atlantic Avenue. There, they found three victims, including a 17-year-old boy. The first victim, an 18-year-old man, was flown to Shock Trauma. The second victim, a 21-year-old man, was flown to Christiana Hospital, and the 17-year-old was transported to an area hospital. All three victims have since been released from the hospitals, police said.

Jay Copeland visits Wicomico Co. summer camp

SALISBURY, Md. – Campers at Wicomico County’s Title I summer camp got quite the surprise on Wednesday. American Idol star and Salisbury native Jay Copeland paid the students a visit and even sang a song for them. We want to hear your good news, just email
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Suspect Arrested, Charged With Attempted Murder In Stabbing

OCEAN CITY — A Ridgely, Md. man is being held without bond on attempted first-degree murder and other charges this week after being implicated in a triple-stabbing incident on the Boardwalk near Wicomico Street back on June 20. On Wednesday, members of the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Criminal...

Delaware court strikes down town's fetal burial ordinance

As we continue to see conservatives pass laws and create roadblocks to prevent or deter people from having abortions, it’s important to remember the role psychological torment plays in their schemes. Along with outright bans, Republican lawmakers frequently use the politics of shame to keep people from undergoing the...

23-year-old man charged with attempted murder in Ocean City stabbings

A 23-year-old Ridgely, Maryland, man has been charged with attempted murder and other offenses after three people were stabbed in Ocean City last week. Just before midnight June 20, police saw multiple people fighting in the area of Wicomico Street and Atlantic Avenue, according to the Ocean City Police Department. As officers arrived on the scene, police said, the suspects ran north on the Boardwalk and three males were discovered to be suffering from stab wounds. ...

Phippins Crafting Corner cuts ribbon

CAMBRIDGE — The owners of Phippin’s Crafting Corner was joined by the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce and the community for a grand opening ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 21, at the business’s location, 201 Maryland Avenue in Cambridge.

Susan Ann Hastings, 63

Susan Ann Hastings of Seaford entered the gates of Heaven to be with our Lord and Savior early on June 24, 2022 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Born July 2, 1958 in Seaford, she was the daughter of Edward and Virginia Short and was one of three children. Susan graduated from Seaford Senior High School, where she enjoyed twirling the batons, and went to Georgetown’s Vo-tech school for cosmetology.

Spiritus Ventilator Unit opens in Milford Wellness Village

Milford Wellness Village continues to expand the services offered to the community with a new 14-bed ventilation unit which will see its first patient on Tuesday, July 5. Spiritus Ventilator Unit offers 14 beds in both semi-private and private settings for those who need assistance with breathing. According to Margii Hassman, manager of the unit, the area is designed for ... Read More
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Ground is broken for new Sussex Family Court

The long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony took place June 28 in downtown Georgetown on the site of what will be the new Sussex County Family Court building at the corner of Race and Market streets, across from the Sussex County Courthouse. “This is a great day for the Family Court of the...