Cambridge police on the roof

On May 25, the Cambridge Police Department is again supporting the Maryland Special Olympics. CPD officers will be on the rooftop of Dunkin Donuts between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. The public is encouraged to stop by and meet some of the officers. There will be Special Olympic shirts and hats available […]

Officers get new ballistic vests

CAMBRIDGE – The city’s police officers are safer today. Chief Mark Lewis and several of his officers announced on Monday a safety grant provided by the Spirit of Blue Foundation. The money has been used to buy 13 new, modern ballistic vests valued at $20,969. “We’re just excited to be able to qualify for this […]

Commissioners praise correctional officers

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Commissioners recognized Dorchester’s correctional officers on May 1, by issuing a proclamation in honor of National Correctional Officers’ and Employees’ Week, May 6-12. Council President Rick Travers (District 3) read the document, which said in part, “Though not always well known, their contributions are substantial.” The observance is held every […]

Eldorado-Brookview VFC adds six new men

BROOKVIEW-ELDORADO – North Dorchester is safer than ever, now that Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Company’s (EBVFC) crew has grown. “Big congratulations going out to our six new firefighters,” a statement on social media from company leadership said. “These guys had 108 hours in training to become firefighters. They are Stephen Abt, Scott Abt, Vance Monroe, Zach […]

Suspect arrested in armed robbery, carjacking

FEDERALSBURG — Maryland State Police arrested a Federalsburg man wanted in connection with an armed robbery and carjacking incident in Dorchester County. The suspect is identified as Gerald Lashawn Graves, 44, of Federalsburg. Graves was apprehended April 16 shortly before 7:15 a.m. at an apartment complex in Denton. After consultation with the Dorchester County State’s […]

BREAKING NEWS: Cambridge case on Investigation Discovery April 19

Tyshika Askins was murdered in Cambridge in 2004. On April 19 at 9 p.m., her story will be told on Investigation Discovery Channel.

CAMBRIDGE – Lt. Justin Todd of the Cambridge Police Department has announced that at 9 p.m. tonight on the Investigation Discovery channel, a Cambridge case will be featured on the program titled, “Murder Calls.” “The episode that will air is about a case that occurred in Cambridge back in 2004, the Tyshika Askins homicide,” Lt. Todd […]