Two people killed in West Salisbury crash

Maryland State Police are continuing to investigate a three-vehicle accident that killed two people and injured five more late last Thursday. Police said Stans Antonio Handy Jr., 19, and T’Yana Renee Trader, 20, were killed. Handy was pronounced dead at the scene. Trader was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and later […]

Easton lawyer is named to state’s highest court

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has named Easton lawyer Brynja McDivitt Booth to the Court of Appeals, replacing Salisbury native Judge Sally D. Adkins in the 1st Appellate Circuit seat. Hogan made the appointment after interviewing nominees sent by the Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission. The Court of Appeals is the state’s highest court. “The appointment of […]

Driver dies in Salisbury Boulevard crash

A Princess Anne woman has died from injuries she sustained in a single-vehicle car crash Tuesday morning on Route 13 in central Salisbury. Salisbury Police said a car driven by Regina Tyrell Burnette, 55, failed to negotiate the “S-Curve” that veers on the boulevard struck a curb and a telephone pole at that intersection. Burnette’s […]

Dykes beefing up State’s Attorney’s Office

Wicomico County State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes has hired William McDermott as Deputy State’s Attorney and will add two or three more lawyers to fully staff the office. She has also hired former Maryland State Police Lt. Mike Daugherty as an investigator. “I am grateful Bill McDermott is here with us. I have full confidence in […]

Law enforcement class graduates from academy

Twenty-five law enforcement officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot, Queen Anne’s and Garrett counties graduated in the 81st entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall at the college campus, featured a commencement address by Jamie L. Dykes, […]

2018 was safest year in Salisbury’s history

Newly released crime statistics show that 2018 was Salisbury’s safest year on record. In a review of the most serious crimes against people and property, the city saw a 17 percent drop in what national law enforcement officials label as Part 1 crimes in their statistics. These crimes include criminal homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, […]

Assailants sought in reported robbery Downtown

Salisbury police were searching for two suspects who remained at large after an armed robbery early this week. Around 1:30 a.m. Monday, police said they met with a 42-year-old man who reported the robbery, in the 200 block of East Main Street. Police said the man was walking east when he was approached by two […]

‘Bull’ Hudson remembered for tremendous heart

Aaron “Bull” Hudson, the affable, lovable Salisbury Police officer who died Nov. 19, was eulogized at a touching funeral Tuesday, with family and friends gathered at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center to grieve, but also laugh at memories. “I’m looking for my friend,” Mayor Jake Day said, remembering how he would let Hudson sit […]

Obituary: Aaron Hudson embodied public service

Aaron “Bull” Bleatus Hudson, 46, of Salisbury, died on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.  Born on Jan. 27, 1972, in Salisbury, he was the son of Cordy “Bleatus”and Bonita Dennis Hudson of Delmar. He graduated from Delmar High School in 1990 and joined the Salisbury Police Department soon after. Bull stood out amongst his peers for […]

Funeral services set Tuesday for Aaron ‘Bull’ Hudson

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at noon at the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Following the service, the public is invited to the Downtown Plaza for a moment of silence and Bull’s last call which will […]