Police raid in Colora nets drugs, handgun, one arrest
COLORA — A woman remained jailed on Tuesday after investigators confiscated suspect methamphetamine, crack cocaine, heroin mixed with fentanyl, a handgun and other evidence while raiding her Colora residence, according to Cecil County District Court records. Investigators identified the suspect as 32-year-old Ashley L. Miller. Maryland State Police Strategic Operations Group-North investigators raided Miller’s residence in the 300 block of Harrisville Road on Friday, after developing her as a suspect...
Sheriff's office investigating death of husband and wife in Cecil County
(WBFF) — The death of a husband and wife in Northeast Maryland on February 22 is being investigated by the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release. Just before 10:30 p.m., officers went to 24 Tarkka Lane, Northeast MD for the initial report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.
Cecil County wrestlers to compete in state wrestling championships starting Thursday
Seventeen wrestlers from four of Cecil County’s MPSSAA-sanctioned wrestling programs will make the trip down to The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro to conclude their winter season at the 2A/1A Wrestling State Championships starting on Thursday. Of the 17 athletes, eight wrestlers will make a returning appearance to the state championships. Rising Sun’s Tyler Garvin, Mason Testerman and Elijah Farr will make their third consecutive appearances in the state tournament. The three won their third region championships at 120, 190 and 215 pounds at...
Harford County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 85 Incidents and 15 Crime Stories
Harford County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 85 Incidents and 15 Crime Stories. During the last week, Harford County reported a total of 85 crimes. The most common type of crime was assault, with 28 cases, which accounted for approximately 33% of the total crimes. This was followed by domestic-related incidents, which accounted for 21% with 18 reported cases. Other types of crimes were also significant, with 17 cases reported, accounting for 20% of the total. Theft and burglary were less common but still notable, with 9 and 7 cases respectively. Least frequent were arguments and arrests, each with 3 cases reported. The data indicates a significant concern for violent crimes such as assault and domestic-related incidents in this place, underlining the need for effective strategies to curb these incidents.
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship and Recovery Ministry is meeting the people and their needs
ELKTON — New Beginnings Christian Fellowship has spent the past couple of months getting settled into their new building in the Northside Plaza Shopping Center and also introducing themselves to the communities that surround the church. “We’re a church for outreach,” said Amy Hall, a member of the growing congregation, whose husband Sam Hall is one of two pastors. Rob Jugler is the co-pastor. The two men take turns preaching Sunday mornings at 8:15 and 10:30. ...
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.
The coldest February in Chesapeake history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Abandoned building site in Harford County may be getting new life
Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly announced his administration plans to purchase the land, and it will be used to help Harford County students.
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.
Elkton tips off basketball playoffs with victory over North East
ELKTON — Elkton started its defense of the Class 2A East Region title in commanding fashion on Tuesday. The Elks used a 75-32 win over North East to move on to the region semifinals. Eleven Elks finished the night with a point or more on the stat sheet. D.J. Piner led Elkton in scoring with 13 points, while K.J. Minter and Tyquan Brown finished in double figures. North East's Justin MacMillan finished with a team-high 13 points, while Tiylor Hunt added seven points for the...
🚧 MD 161 at Deer Creek Bridge in Harford County Now Open After Clearing 110 Truckloads of Debris
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Maryland, USA. The Maryland Department of Transportation has announced the reopening of MD 161 at Deer Creek Bridge in Harford County. The necessary work involved the removal of an extensive amount of debris. Crews were seen hauling away a total of 110 truckloads to ensure the bridge's safety and operability. Local residents and commuters can now utilize this route for their travel needs as the obstruction has been successfully cleared. The department takes pride in its efforts to promptly address infrastructure issues and maintains a commitment to the community's well-being under the hashtag #MODTcares.
Maryland board tables vote on controversial Barksdale Road housing development
The Cecil County Board of Appeals on Monday tabled a decision on the controversial development project proposed for Barksdale Road. Board members said they needed more information before voting, including an accurate number of lots requiring variances, clarification on the usability of the development’s open space and more details on the development’s impact to local schools. Developer D.R. Horton is proposing a 146-home development at the intersection of Barksdale Road...
Biz Beat: Tactical Shepherd offers free training, Chamber mixer at Cecil College, Sunfest applications open
Happening this week in and around Cecil County: Tactical Shepherd is hosting a free C.R.A.S.E program March 21 to help educate the public on their response to an armed gunman incident. C.R.A.S.E. stands for Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. The three-hour program, to be held from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Port Deposit, will put the odds in your favor at a time of...
Stretch Of I-95 Approaching Harford County Shut Down For Tractor-Trailer Crash (Developing)
Motorists heading north on the interstate toward Harford County have been advised to find alternate routes, when officials were forced to shut down I-95 near exit 74 (Mountain Road) in Joppa. As of 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 27, traffic was not moving due to an incident in the area involving...
Top 3 Must-Visit Pubs in Bel Air: A Guide to Unforgettable Nights
In this article, we'll be exploring three outstanding pubs in Bel Air. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Uncover the Magic of Newark: 8 Pubs That Will Make Your Evening
This article presents an exploration of eight unique pubs located in Newark. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Rising Sun falls to Harford Tech in region quarters
NORTH EAST — Rising Sun’s season came to an end on Tuesday in an 83-55 loss at home to Harford Tech in the 2A East Region quarterfinal. A slow start in the first half saw the Tigers fall behind by as many as 21 points. Despite cutting the deficit to as low as 12 in the third quarter, Rising Sun could not slow down Harford Tech offensively. The Cobras grew their advantage back up to as high as 30 points in the second half en...
Crash reported on West Main Street in Fawn Grove Borough
FAWN GROVE, Pa. — A crash was reported on West Main Street and Market Street in Fawn Grove Borough at 12:22 p.m. Crews have been dispatched to the scene. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WGAL News 8. This story was curated by Hearst's...
Man charged with dealing cocaine on Newark's Main Street
Police have charged a Maryland man with dealing cocaine in downtown Newark. The investigation began in October when the Newark Police Department learned that a man was selling drugs on Main Street. Officers from the Street Crimes Unit surveilled the man and observed numerous drug transactions, according to Lt. Andrew Rubin. On Feb. 23, officers conducted a traffic stop on the man's vehicle and arrested him. Inside the vehicle, police found 23 grams of cocaine and materials used to package drugs for sale, Rubin said. Michael Gordon Somers, 40, of Elkton, was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, drug dealing and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance.
Taste of Rising Sun: An Adventure into Three Remarkable Pizzas
Welcome to this article where we explore three outstanding pizzas from the Land of the Rising Sun. Have you savored any of these culinary delights yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.