Reedville Man Extradited To Maryland
Authorities with the Mifflin County Regional Police Department confirmed that the Reedsville man charged with murder in connection to the disappearance of a prominent D.C. photographer is being extradited. Police say Brandon Holbrook was picked up Thursday afternoon and is in the process of being extradited to Calvert County, Maryland.
Ophelia May Be Gone, But Will Be Pest Early This Week
Forecast Updated on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at 3:20pm by WBOC Meteorologist Mike Lichniak. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with the chance of some drizzle and lingering showers. Lows: 59-64. Winds: NW 10-15 mph. Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy with drizzle and a few scattered showers possible. Breezy. Highs: 67-71. Winds: NW-N...
FIRST ALERT: Tropical Storm Phillipe spins in the Atlantic, Ophelia raining itself out
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Ophelia has weakened to an area of low pressure while Phillipe spins in the central Atlantic. As of Sunday morning, the center of Tropical Storm Philippe was located near latitude 15.6 North, longitude 41.4 West. Philippe is moving toward the west near 9 mph. A continued westward motion is expected over the next few days, with a turn towards the west-northwest and northwest around the middle of the week.
The Haunting At Piney Point: A Family Friendly Halloween Experience
PINEY POINT, Md. – Take a walk through the maritime museum building at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum – IF you dare! For two nights only, our wooden watermen boats that once plied the waters of the Potomac and Chesapeake transform into haunted pirate galleons, and the local “afterlife” wildlife have come out to play.
Ophelia Downgraded but Some Coastal Flooding Threats Remain Sunday
DELMARVA - While the worst of Tropical Storm Ophelia has passed and the storm has been downgraded to a tropical depression, minor to moderate flooding threats remain Sunday in some parts of our area. The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning in Dorchester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties...
Northern Neck ferries suspend service
The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County and the Sunnybank Ferry in Northumberland County will not operate on Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, due to forecasted tidal flooding and high winds this weekend. The Merry Point and Sunnybank ferries are free ferry services operated by the Virginia Department...
Tropical storm warning for Northern Neck
The Northern Neck is under a tropical storm warning tonight.
Local Update: VACo Region 2 Meeting in Lancaster Discusses Education, Transportation and Rural Issues
The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) recently held a regional meeting in Lancaster County. It was the seventh of eight meetings planned for 2023. The meeting took place at the Compass Entertainment Complex. Attendees included VACo Region 2 county leaders from numerous counties including Essex, Gloucester, James City County, and more.
Somerset County Public Schools Announce Two Hour Delay
SOMERSET COUNTY, Md. - Public schools will reportedly open two hours late tomorrow. School officials say the delay on Monday, Sept. 25, is due to flooding in low lying parts of the county. Officials say FNS and Essential personnel should report on time or when it is safe to do so.
Crisfield Gearing up for Anything Mother Nature has in Store
Sandbags were made available at City Hall. People were able to head over and fill up to three sandbags to protect their home or business.
Accomack County man dies in single-vehicle crash in Snow Hill
An Accomack County died Friday in a single-vehicle crash in Snow Hill, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office reported. The accident happened just before midnight Sept. 22 on Bayside Road in the Public Landing area of Snow Hill. Barry Lee Brooks, 59, of Greenbackville, Virginia, died after his Ford F-150...
Body Found In Burning Vehicle In Drayden
DRAYDEN, Md. – On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) responded to a report of a vehicle fire in Drayden, MD. Upon arrival, firefighters from the Second District Volunteer Fire Department reported to Deputies they had extinguished the blaze of a 2011 Ford Ranger and discovered an unidentified deceased male in the driver’s seat.
Virginia High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Richmond County This Week
High school football competition in Richmond County, Virginia is happening this week, and info on these matchups is available here, if you're searching for how to stream them. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Other...
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing, Inmate Death, and Firework Fatality in St. Mary's County, Maryland
This week in St. Mary's County, Maryland, there were three incidents that occurred. These incidents include a stabbing in Lexington Park, the death of an inmate at the St. Mary's County Detention Center, and a fatal accident caused by a firework explosion in Leonardtown.
UPDATE: Voluntary Evacuation of Smith Island in Effect
SMITH ISLAND, MD - The Somerset County Emergency Services has announced a voluntary evacuation of Smith Island and other flood-prone areas within Somerset County in anticipation of the approaching potential tropical storm. Somerset Emergency Services says Natural Resources Police will be present at the County Dock in Ewell at 2...
St. Mary's County Government Operations September 24
LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Government (SMCG) will resume normal business operations beginning at 5 a.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2023, this includes regular hours for:. Recreation & Parks facilities (Great Mills Pool, Wellness & Aquatics Center, Leonard Hall & Margaret Brent Recreation Centers) St. Mary’s County...
St. Mary's County Fair will reopen Sunday morning
ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. — Despite all the heavy rain and strong winds Ophelia blew into the DMV, St. Mary’s County will be resuming normal business operations beginning Sunday. This means that starting at 5 a.m. the following businesses will reopen at their normal hour:. Recreation & Parks...
Attempted Murder: Somerset County Man Indicted In Chase With Police Lieutenant
Brian A. Niziolek, 37, of Fairview Avenue in Somerville, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, second- and third-degree aggravated assault, second-degree eluding, second-degree burglary, resisting arrest, motor vehicle theft, and various weapons offenses following the police pursuit in Manville on Thursday, June 29, Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald said.
Evidence at murder scene to be allowed at jury trial
A motion to withhold evidence from a jury that was collected from the scene of a murder that occurred near Craddockville in 2016 was denied Thursday in Accomack Circuit Court. The case involves the death of 41-year-old Eric Clifford Rhatigan, of Eastville, whose body was found in a “dirt field” about “145 feet” from Davis Wharf Road, on June 15, 2016. Court records state Rhatigan died from multiple blunt force traumas to the head, neck, and torso. A shoe impression at the site, “indicated that at least one other individual was in the field” with Rhatigan. A cell phone that was found near the body belonged to the victim. There was also a wallet at the scene.
Rainfall totals reduced in NWS afternoon update
The Friday afternoon update from the National Weather Service in Wakefield has lowered predicted rainfall totals for Accomack and Northampton County. Tropical Cyclone 16 officially became Tropical Storm Ophelia this afternoon off the coast of South Carolina. Predicting 4-6 inches this morning, the 4:00 PM update has lowered predicted totals...