ELKTON — A 17-year-old boy who was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a stranger on the street of a North East-area neighborhood in an unprovoked, random attack is facing up to 25 years in prison after accepting a plea deal.

PERRYVILLE – A highway construction worker remained in critical condition at a regional trauma hospital on Monday, after he was struck on Interstate 95 near Perryville at some point during a two-vehicle collision over the weekend, according to Maryland State Police.

FAIR HILL — A blaze destroyed an unoccupied car parked in the driveway of a residence near Fair Hill on Wednesday, according to fire officials.

NORTH EAST — A successful search for an autistic teen who reportedly had stabbed himself in the hand with a small paring knife put North East High School into “code yellow status” for approximately 45 minutes on Thursday morning, according police and school officials.

RISING SUN — A woman is facing numerous charges after officers found her outside a Rising Sun store in a van containing nearly $2,000 in stolen property — while responding to a burglary alarm at that business, according to Cecil County District Court records.

CONOWINGO — Investigators are continuing their search for a missing man who was last seen in the Conowingo area on Jan. 30, approximately two weeks ago, according to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.

NORTH EAST — A missing 15-year-old boy has been found, approximately four days after he walked off the Perryville High School campus on Thursday, Maryland State Police officials at the North East Barrack reported in an updated social media post.

BEL AIR — A 48-year-old Cecil County man accused of sexually assaulting a girl, 17, inside a Street residence in 2018 is facing up to 35 years in prison sentences, after a jury convicted him of rape and a second charge, according to Harford County Circuit Court records.

ELKTON — Joseph G. Zurolo Jr. served as a deputy state fire marshal in Cecil County and elsewhere in Maryland from 1975 until his retirement in 2010, just a segment of his 50 years in law enforcement and related public service.

EARLEVILLE — An investigation is continuing after a blaze ripped through an Earleville home on Thursday, displacing its two occupants and sending one of them to a regional hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.

ELKTON — A man who tried to rape his neighbor last summer inside her Cecil County home — as she was getting lemonade after inviting him onto her screened-in porch — is facing up to 30 years in prison in the wake of a plea deal that he accepted, according to Cecil County Circuit Court records.

CECIL COUNTY — A man serving an 18-month sentence for beating, kicking and strangling his family’s six-month-old puppy to death is now facing an assault charge, after he allegedly punched an inmate in the Cecil County Detention Center, according to court records.

ELKTON — A Cecil County Detention Center work-release inmate is back in custody, after allegedly walking off his job near Elkton on Thursday morning and failing to report to the jail at his appointed time, police reported Friday morning.

ELKTON - Investigators are trying to find a Cecil County Detention Center work-release inmate, after he walked off his job near Elkton on Thursday morning and failed to report back to the jail at his appointed time, police reported.

GREENBELT — Federal grand juries in Maryland and Delaware have handed up indictments against an Elkton man who served as a Cavalry Scout in the U.S. Army and his two alleged accomplices in a case in which they are facing “firearms and alien-related” charges connected to their alleged involve…

ELKTON — A man caught with heroin, guns and other evidence when investigators raided an Elkton-area residence in 2018 is facing up to 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine, after accepting a plea deal.

ELKTON — A prosecutor dismissed a child pornography case against a Colora man on Jan. 23 in the middle of a jury trial, after the defense asserted that the state made a pre-trial procedural error that lessened the stature of a key witness — the lead investigator.

ELKTON — A man received a five-year prison sentence Wednesday for dragging his neighbor with a car near Port Deposit in August, after that neighbor — an off-duty police officer — had intervened in a domestic assault.

ELKTON — A man remained jailed without bond Wednesday after investigators confiscated slightly more than a half-ounce of methamphetamine during a traffic stop near Elkton, according to Cecil County District Court records.