Pylesville, MD

'Too little too late:' Father's Day shooting witness sentenced to prison

A woman has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months in a state correctional facility for hindering investigation into her boyfriend, who was sentenced to life in prison in July. Kimberly Metz was a key witness in a Father's Day murder trial, where her boyfriend, Tyrell Dotson, was accused of first-degree murder after shooting 16 times at Willmar Santos-Batista's car on West Mason Avenue in York, killing him.
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Police: Man pointed shotgun at paramedics near Elkton

ELKTON — A 76-year-old man remained jailed Tuesday after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at paramedics outside his Elkton-area residence over the weekend while they were attempting to render medical treatment to his wife, according to Cecil County District Court records. Investigators identified Charles Lee Sluder of the 3000 block of Appleton Road, northeast of Elkton, as the suspect. The incident started at approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, when two...

Historic hotel renovation nearly complete in York

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — There is no going back now! Reservations are now available for one of the Midstate’s longest anticipated new hotels. The newly renovated Yorktowne Hotel has been in the same place it has been in for the last century. Leaders say the hotel, which will be a Hilton, is a great mix of old and the new.

Man charged in shotgun-pointing incident near Port Deposit

PORT DEPOSIT — Maryland State Police troopers arrested and charged a man with assault and other offenses over the weekend after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at his Port Deposit-area neighbor during a dispute relating to the use of firecrackers, according to Cecil County District Court records. Investigators identified the suspect as Michael Lewis Campbell, 54, of the 1200 block of Winch Road. MSP troopers assigned to the North East...

Maryland man's second lottery jackpot comes more than a decade later

Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A Maryland Lottery player said his persistence paid off when he scored a $50,000 jackpot more than a decade after winning a $25,000 prize. The 58-year-old Middle River man told Maryland Lottery officials he used one of his personal sets of numbers when he bought a ticket for the Aug. 4 Bonus Match 5 drawing at the Royal Farms #015 store in Essex.
Nottingham MD

Shooting reported in Rosedale, burglary reported in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, August 4, an individual stole a cell phone from the victim’s hand in the unit block of Cedar Drive in Middle River (21220). The suspect was located and arrested.

Police chief took Army base - including Aberdeen Proving Ground - roles despite harassment claims

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former police chief was able to move between postings at U.S. Army bases despite allegations that he sexually harassed women at one base and that his poor behavior may have played a role in a coworker’s suicide, according to Army documents obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal. The newspaper reported that Ryan Cunningham became police chief at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin in 2016, months after an investigation at Fort Wainwright in Alaska found he sexually harassed a female Army sergeant...
Nottingham MD

Middle River man claims winning $50,000 Bonus Match 5 ticket sold in Essex

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The big winner has come forward to claim his prize. A forklift driver from Middle River is $50,000 richer after one of his personal sets of numbers won the top prize in an August 4 Bonus Match 5 drawing. Persistence paid off for the loyal player. “If...

Biz Beat: FWA comes to Cecil County, Scarecrows on Main, Pirate Casino at The Wellwood,

Happening this week in and around Cecil County: Frederick Ward Associates is opening a Cecil County office for its surveying, engineering and architecture services. John V. Mettee IV, Senior Vice President and Director of Surveying, said FWA has purchased the former Edward’s Fashions building at 116 West Main St. and work is underway to convert the inside from a clothing store to office space. ...