Man accused of killing elderly woman and assaulting her minor granddaughterThe Quick HistorianNewsBreak Contributor
Cecil College inducts 92 into International Honor SocietyCecil CollegeNewsBreak Contributor
Breathtaking Views: Scenic Overlooks and Hikes in DelawareGolden GlitterNewsBreak Contributor
Cecil College camps offer a summer of funCecil CollegeNewsBreak Contributor
Suspect Arrested After Bel Air Stabbing IncidentNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Cecil County man falls victim to 'Silent Killer'
Family members discover a man dead and a woman clinging to life in a home in Cecil County that was using a kerosene heater to try to heat the dwelling.
Discover Elkton's Top 3 Must-Try Pizzas
In this article, we're going to explore three outstanding pizzerias in Elkton. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to leave a comment below!
Community members file complaints against Cecil County Council
CECIL COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) — Cecil County Community members have filed complaints against the Cecil County Council, accusing them of violating Maryland's Open Meetings Act. The Open Meetings Act is a statute that requires many State and local public bodies to hold their meetings in public, to give the public adequate notice of those meetings, and to allow the public to inspect meeting minutes.
Lyft driver caught in crossfire of Aberdeen drive-by shooting told to return rental car
A Lyft driver targeted last week in a drive-by shooting in Aberdeen is recovering emotionally while trying to figure out how to get out of her rideshare agreement. The driver, whom 11 News is not identifying for safety reasons, said she was working around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday when Lyft sent her to the Perrywood Garden Apartments in Aberdeen to drop off a pair of passengers and pick up a second pair at the same complex. At some point, shots were fired, and the driver was caught in the crossfire.
Tri-State boys complete season with MIL title
WILMINGTON, DE — In a championship bout between the MIL’s pair of top boys' programs on Saturday night, Tri-State Christian Academy kept its undefeated record against league opponents intact, defeating Tome 76-56. The victory marked the Crusaders’ second consecutive league championship under head coach Chris Scarbro. From the first day of practice until Saturday's final buzzer, Scarbro had coined the phrase, “we-isms versus me-isms” that he hoped his team could embody. Scarbro wanted his group to put the collective good of the team first and...
County swimmers end winter season at swimming states
COLLEGE PARK — Six athletes and five relay teams from Bohemia Manor, Elkton and Rising Sun concluded their winter swimming season on Saturday at the MPSSAA Swimming State Championships at the University of Maryland. Rising Sun's Ben Schultz was one of two county athletes to crack the top 10 in the individual events. Schultz's finished ninth overall in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.33. The Rising Sun junior doubled back with a 16th place finish in the 100-yard freestyle. Elkton sophomore Beau Kammerzelt...
Newark officials raise concerns over Cecil County development proposal
NEWARK, Del. — Officials in Newark are raising concerns about the effect that a Cecil County development proposal could have on their city. Newark Councilman John Suchanec said the proposed Barksdale Road project, which abuts the state line, will likely cause more traffic problems in Newark than in Cecil County. “I bet dollars to doughnuts all those people don’t work at Milburn Orchards,” said Suchanec, who represents the neighborhoods near...
Police standoff near North East ends with armed man killing himself
NORTH EAST — A multi-hour police standoff with an armed man at his residence in a neighborhood near North East ended Friday morning when that resident shot and killed himself - several hours after his wife had committed suicide at that same home, according to the Cecil County Sheriff's Office. The barricade situation occurred on Tarkka Lane off Bethel Church Road, starting at some point before 6 a.m. Friday and ending at approximately 9:15 a.m. Friday, when the man took his own life while outside...
Middletown Resident Arrested for 5th DUI After Townsend Crash: Local Road Safety Concerns Raised
Delaware State Police arrested Middletown resident, Roger Shade, 47, on his 5th DUI offense. The arrest occurred after a crash investigation in Townsend on February 23, 2024. Shade was driving a black Chevrolet Camaro that collided with a utility pole at US 13 southbound and Pine Tree Road.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in North East, MD
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around north east..
Cecil County firefighters quickly control accidental chimney fire
CECIL COUNTY, MD (WBFF) — Firefighters responded to a house fire in Cecil County on Saturday night. At 9:26 pm, units from Perry Point (Veterans Affairs) Fire Department responded to 1422 Frenchtown Rd, Perryville, Cecil County. Officials say the smoke alarm did not activate because the fire was above...
Judge: Elkton man charged with shooting three officers competent to stand trial
ELKTON — An attempted murder trial for an Elkton man accused of shooting two Cecil County Sheriff’s Office deputies and a Maryland State Police trooper during an alleged ambush outside a residence near Port Deposit in May is scheduled for July, after a judge’s recent ruling regarding the defendant’s competence. Cecil County Circuit Court Judge Cameron A. Brown ruled that the defendant — Daniel Padraig Colum Donnelly, 24 — is competent to stand trial, basing his Jan. 26 decision on findings by a state psychiatrist...
Man accused of killing elderly woman and assaulting her minor granddaughter
BEL AIR, Md. (TCD) — A 24-year-old man is accused of fatally stabbing an elderly woman during a dispute and assaulting her teenage granddaughter, who attempted to intervene. According to a statement from the Bel Air Police Department, officers responded to a report of an assault at a residence in the 700 block of Bedford Road on Thursday, Feb. 22, shortly after 2:40 p.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered 73-year-old Mary Bland with stab wounds and her 17-year-old granddaughter, who had sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Police trying to ID suspect in Elkton counterfeiting case
ELKTON — Investigators are trying to identify a man who allegedly bought merchandise with counterfeit money at one Elkton store and unsuccessfully attempted to do so at a nearby business on Wednesday, according to the Elkton Police Department. A security camera videotaped the suspect, allowing EPD investigators to glean a photo of him from that footage and post it on the agency’s Facebook page Thursday morning, along with an overview of what he allegedly did. EPD investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying...
Budget cuts affect Harford, Cecil County; Students, teachers require support
In recent years, the county in which our school resides, and our neighboring county, have been facing major issues regarding the school budget. Teachers all around have been fighting for justice in their classrooms before the budget impacts more and more extracurriculars. According to the baltimoresun.com, “With massive reductions to...
Fair Hill Team to Conduct Local Equine Emergency Workshop at Webb Farm
The Fair Hill Emergency Response Team will conduct an Equine Emergency Response Workshop on Saturday, March 16, 2024. The workshop will take place at Webb Farm in Newark, DE, providing emergency equine response training. It is open to all, irrespective of experience level.
Cecil County Council Passes New Bills: Veterans Commission, Zoning Revision, and More
On February 20, 2024, the Cecil County Council passed several bills and resolutions. Bill No. 2024-01 set up a Commission on Veteran Affairs in Cecil County. This commission will advocate for veterans and advise on veteran programs at all levels. It will also promote veterans' health, provide education on resources, and encourage local businesses to employ veterans.
New Main Street arcade 'a place to bring out your inner child'
Walk past the new Funtivity Arcade and Fun Center on Newark's Main Street, and you would be forgiven for thinking you were at the boardwalk in a beach resort town. Flashing neon lights beckon players to try their hand at skee ball and other arcade games. There are pool tables, shuffleboard, air hockey and an Airsoft shooting gallery for those looking for a different kind of challenge. A colorful array of prizes hang from the wall, yours for the right number of reward points. ...
The sidewalks are coming, finally, in Perryville
PERRYVILLE — For better than 10 years, town officials have been trying to get sidewalks along Route 222 from St. Mark’s Church Road to Clayton Street. At long last, Perryville Town Administrator George Patchell said Wednesday that it appears the project will finally happen. “The project is moving forward,” Patchell said. “We hope to have a shovel in the ground by the end of the year.” ...
Live from Middletown, it's Del.'s first nationally televised PBA Tour event: Delaware Classic
After 15 years of hosting Professional Bowlers Association events, Middletown's Mid-County Lanes & Entertainment is welcoming its first major PBA Tour stop, complete with a live national TV audience. And the new $180,000 tournament has a name that should make the First State blush: the Delaware Classic. ...