Cambridge BLM mural vandal apologizes

CAMBRIDGE — The confessed vandal of this city’s “Black Lives Matter” mural made a public apology on July 26. He had not been charged with crimes at that point. At the event, State’s Attorney for Dorchester County Bill Jones promised that in the future, African-Americans accused of vandalism would also be given chances to make […]

City protesters demand racial equality

CAMBRIDGE — A series of protests took place in Cambridge on Friday, during Juneteenth observances across the nation remembering the day in 1865 when the last slaves were freed. Local groups gathered in this city, known for its civil rights activism, to call for racial equality. Recent deaths of African Americans, some at the hands […]

Easton man dies after fleeing MSP traffic stop in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland State Police (MSP) are investigating the death of a Talbot County man who ran from a traffic stop Friday afternoon. He was later found one-half mile away and was transported to the hospital where he died, a statement from the MSP said. The man is identified as Larry D. Ross, Jr., 37, […]

Man charged with attempted robbery, assault, striking police car

CAMBRIDGE — A suspect wanted in Frederick County was arrested in Dorchester County Thursday afternoon. He allegedly committed multiple crimes and struck a police vehicle during his escape from one scene when he was shot at by police, but was not hit, a statement from the Maryland State Police said. The suspect is identified as […]

Fugitive wanted in Dorchester homicide investigation

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland State Police (MSP) and deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a fugitive as the investigation continues into the death of a Baltimore County man whose body was found in Dorchester County. The MSP released details of the investigation on Thursday. The fugitive is identified as James Andre Reddick […]

DoCo officials live stream COVID-19 update

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County officials presented a live stream joint press conference on Thursday morning, to share details of the local response to the coronavirus pandemic. County Health Officer Roger Harrell, Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott, State’s Attorney for Dorchester County Bill Jones and Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools Dave Bromwell spoke in […]