ELKTON — A woman has received a two-and-a-half-year jail term stemming from a protracted March incident in which she struck her nine-year-old daughter in the face, pulled her hair and bit her arm, some of which occurred after the mother — in the nude — chased the girl out of their Elkton res…

ELKTON — Maryland State Police are crediting an observant neighbor for reporting a car stolen from the Winding Brook community Friday night.

PERRYVILLE — Maryland State Police at the North East barrack have asked the public to help locate a salt truck stolen from a company lot off Belvedere Road.

CHESAPEAKE CITY — A blaze ripped through a home near Chesapeake City over the weekend, displacing a family and killing two pet dogs, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.

ELKTON — A man who pointed a rifle at his girlfriend’s head inside their North East apartment — a scene that ended when the woman’s mother arrived — received a 10-year sentence on Friday.

ELKTON — A man is facing up to 15 years in prison after accepting a plea deal in a criminal case filed against him after he punched his 3-year-old son several times in the face and body inside their Elkton home during a protracted attack — one in which the defendant also smothered and profan…

ELKTON — A man who raped his ex-girlfriend at an Elkton-area hotel in September 2018 — after gaining a key to her guest room under false pretenses — received a 20-year prison term Thursday.

WILMINGTON, Del. — An Elkton drug dealer has received an eight-and-a-half-year prison sentence, after a federal court judge held him responsible for the fatal overdose of a woman who had snorted “very pure — and very potent” heroin that had been purchased from him, according to the U.S. Atto…

ELKTON — Cecil County Sheriff’s Office officials are alerting the public to a phone scam, after receiving “multiple complaints” from residents who received phone calls from a person or people claiming they are agency members and threatening to arrest them if they don’t make payments.

ELKTON — The property that used to be known as Elk Haven Marina was damaged by a Thursday night fire according to the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal.

GREENBELT — An Elkton man who served as a Cavalry Scout in the U.S. Army is one of three suspects facing federal “firearms and alien-related” charges connected to their alleged involvement in a “racially motivated violent extremist group” that plotted acts of violence against minorities, inc…

CECIL COUNTY — A 19-year-old man is facing animal cruelty and child sex abuse charges, after he allegedly made his three younger siblings inappropriately touch the family’s dog while he digitally penetrated the male pet inside their Cecil County home, according to charging documents.

ELKTON — A husband and his wife received nine-month jail terms Wednesday for misdemeanor convictions relating to them making their adopted, autistic 12-year-old son sleep on a bed inside a secured wooden box inside their Elkton-area home.

CHARLESTOWN — A man remained jailed Tuesday after investigators linked him to a rash of house burglaries here in which he allegedly stole numerous items, including approximately $10,000 in jewelry, a television and an array of power tools, according to Cecil County District Court records.

PORT DEPOSIT — A woman is facing attempted murder charges after she allegedly wandered into a stranger's Port Deposit home over the weekend, pointed a revolver at a woman who lives there and pulled the trigger multiple times — but the gun did not fire, according to Cecil County District Cour…

ELKTON — A tractor-trailer driver suffered injuries Monday when his rig overturned, while coming off an Interstate 95 exit ramp near Elkton, and then toppled onto its side in the northbound lane of Route 279 (Elkton Road), forcing emergency workers to close a portion of that highway, accordi…

NORTH EAST – A man remained jailed Thursday after investigators confiscated more than a quarter-ounce of methamphetamine, a stolen handgun, two counterfeit one-hundred-dollar bills and other evidence from him near North East, according to Cecil County District Court records.

ELKTON – Investigators are continuing to look for leads after someone spray-painted graffiti on the outer walls of the Elkton United Methodist Church on Main Street last month, three days before Christmas, according to police.

NORTH EAST — Two men have been charged with drug importation and other offenses after investigators confiscated 141 pounds of suspect marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $200,000 during a traffic stop near North East, according to Cecil County District Court records.