WGMD LOCAL NEWS

The Ocean City Fire Department would like to remind you of the dangers involved with fireworks this 4th of July. Each year, fireworks cause millions of dollars in property damage Read More
A 7 year-old boy was killed last night just before 8 while driving an ATV or four-wheeler on Athol Road in Mardela Springs. His ATV was struck by a passing Read More
Around 11:30 this morning a Lexus traveling south attempted to make a left turn from 113 onto Bishopville Road in Worcester County, not far from the state line. A motorcycle Read More
Former Dewey Beach mayor Dell Tush and the Delaware ACLU are out to prove that a current Dewey law violates fourth amendment rights. Passed in 2000, the law allows municipal Read More
Pocomoke City, Maryland’s crime rate is at a 20 year all-time low – but Police Chief Kelvin Sewell has been fired, after being given the chance to resign and refusing. Read More
Earlier this week, Salisbury police officers responded to reports of someone firing a gun into the air as well as at a parked car on Onley Road in Salisbury. Nearby Read More
Police responded to a loud music complaint on Nokomis Avenue in the early Monday morning hours this week. 20 year-old Walter Whitehead was discovered playing loud music from his car Read More
Earlier this week, a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy responded to reports of an altercation between two men on Jersey Road in Salisbury. One man was beginning his day when 54 Read More
Earlier this week, a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a car, driven by 50 year-old Leonard Davis of Fruitland, for not wearing a seatbelt. The deputy detected the odor of Read More
In the early Thursday morning hours, a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a Willards man who allegedly threw a female roommate into a wall. 35 year-old Brandon Foutz was charged Read More
Just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, a Wicomico County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Westover Drive in Salisbury when a woman who had been arguing with 50 year-old Ivan Curtis claimed Read More
A Wicomico County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a complaint on Silver Street in Salisbury on Wednesday around 10 a.m. – a victim accused 37 year-old Ediberto Sanchez-Hernandez of entering their Read More
The search is on in Pocomoke for a new police chief. City officials have named 15 year Pocomoke Police Lt Brian Craven as the interim chief, but are not commenting Read More
The stretch of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point on Cape Henlopen has reopened to beach walkers and surf fishermen. There was just one piping plover nest in Read More
DNREC Natural Resources Police have arrested a Georgetown man for hunting violations. 24 year old William Betts was charged Monday with 2 counts each of hunting white-tailed deer during a Read More
Violent crime in Sussex and Kent Counties is the target of Operation “In the House” which has led to the arrest of 35 people who have taken part in an Read More
For the first time in more than 20 years, the endangered Black Skimmer has been found nesting on an unnamed island near Ocean City. Unfortunately wakes from holiday weekend boat traffic, Read More
Randi MillerJul 02 2015Local News, News
On Thursday just about 12:15 a.m., a 21 year-old man from Williamsport, PA reported to a Rehoboth Police bike officer that he had just been assaulted. The victim was walking Read More
Heading out for happy hour? Stopping off for a nightcap? Getting one last drink before last call? All those terms take on a whole new meaning when you get stopped Read More
Representative Steve Smyk, Senators Brian Pettyjohn and Ernie Lopez model their new embroidered caps to celebrate WGMD’s 35th anniversary while discussing the final legislative session with Mike Bradley.
Walt PalmerJul 02 2015Local News
NAVY YARD IN WASHINGTON, DC, ON LOCKDOWN AFTER REPORTS OF SHOTS FIRED. The Navy Yard was the site of a shooting in 2013 when Aaron Alexis, a Navy veteran, opened Read More
Mari LouJul 02 2015Local News#dc #Navy Yard #shooting
Lewes fire crews from Station 82 were called to Clay Road and Kings Highway Wednesday afternoon just before 2 o’clock for reports of a vehicle on fire.  Arriving units found Read More
DNREC is looking for volunteers to help with the 6th annual wild turkey reproduction survey. You would help to identify locations where the birds are successfully reproducing in Delaware. This Read More
Mari LouJul 01 2015Local News#DNREC #Survey #turkey
Mosquito spraying will be done tonight – weather permitting – by truck mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in and near Camden-Wyoming and Seaford and near Magnolia, Felton, Marydel, Frederica, Read More

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