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  • Tornado Leaves 2 Dead, 36 Hurt at Va. Campground

    Tornado Leaves 2 Dead, 36 Hurt at Va. Campground

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:40:58 GMT
    A confirmed tornado accompanied by softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring 36, officials said.More
    The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a tornado tore through Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore on Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs. A husband and wife were killed. Thirty-six other people were injured.More
  • Sussex County Man Contracts Mosquito Illness Chikungunya

    Sussex County Man Contracts Mosquito Illness Chikungunya

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:34:57 GMT
    A 51-year-old Sussex County man was diagnosed with the first case of Chikungunya virus in Delaware.More
    A 51-year-old Sussex County man was diagnosed with the first case of Chikungunya virus in Delaware.
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  • Campground Chaos Reactions

    Campground Chaos Reactions

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:41:15 GMT
    The tornado at Cherrystone camping RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore was an alarming wake up call Thursday morning. More
    The tornado at Cherrystone camping RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore was an alarming wake up call Thursday morning. More
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  • Lightning Blamed for Cambridge House Fire

    Lightning Blamed for Cambridge House Fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:38:25 GMT
    A lightning strike caused a house in Cambridge to catch fire Wednesday night, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.More
    A lightning strike caused a house in Cambridge to catch fire Wednesday night, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.More
  • Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Md.

    Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Md.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:37:34 GMT
    Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.More
    Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.More
  • Public Hearing Held on Showfield Development

    Public Hearing Held on Showfield Development

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:33:36 GMT
    The Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the controversial Showfield development, which has been in the works for close to a decade. The developer wants to split approximately 132 acres of farmland on Gills Neck Road just East of Lewes into 166 separate lots. Most of those lots would be used for single-family homes. Initially, the developer Jack Lingo Asset Management wanted to annex the county land into the city of Lewes, in order to take advantage of utilities.More
    The Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the controversial Showfield development, which has been in the works for close to a decade. The developer wants to split approximately 132 acres of farmland on Gills Neck Road just East of Lewes into 166 separate lots. Most of those lots would be used for single-family homes. Initially, the developer Jack Lingo Asset Management wanted to annex the county land into the city of Lewes, in order to take advantage of utilities.More
  • Suspects Sought in Dover Stabbing

    Suspects Sought in Dover Stabbing

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:26:50 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for attempted murder following a large fight in Dover.More
    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for attempted murder following a large fight in Dover.More
  • DUI Checkpoint, Saturation Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

    DUI Checkpoint, Saturation Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:58:30 GMT
    Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint as well as roving saturation patrols this weekend.More
    Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint in Rehoboth Beach, as well as saturation patrols across the state this weekend. More
  • U.S. Announces Va. Refunds Under Affordable Care Act

    U.S. Announces Va. Refunds Under Affordable Care Act

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:57:09 GMT
    Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia.More
    Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia.More
  • Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:30:42 GMT
    One man was arrested on drug distribution charges and his driver charged with numerous traffic offenses following a high speed pursuit through Dover on Tuesday, according to police.More
    One man was arrested on drug distribution charges and his driver charged with numerous traffic offenses following a high speed pursuit through Dover on Tuesday, according to police.More
  • WBOC and FOX21 Could Disappear from DIRECTV Channel Lineup After July 31

    WBOC and FOX21 Could Disappear from DIRECTV Channel Lineup After July 31

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:11:58 GMT
    WBOC and FOX 21, the local CBS and FOX affiliates found on Channels 16 and 21, on Thursday announced that despite prolonged negotiations, it appears that DIRECTV is unwilling to carry the stations past the end of its current contract. As a result, both WBOC and FOX 21 will no longer be seen on DIRECTV after midnight Thursday, July 31.More
    WBOC and FOX21, the local CBS and FOX affiliates found on Channels 16 and 21, on Thursday announced that despite prolonged negotiations, it appears that DIRECTV is unwilling to carry the stations past the end of its current contract. If no agreement is reached, WBOC and FOX21 will no longer be seen on DIRECTV after midnight Thursday, July 31, 2014.
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  • Rehoboth Beach Will Send Emergency Alerts

    Rehoboth Beach Will Send Emergency Alerts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:28:50 GMT
    Rehoboth Beach residents, workers and business owners can now sign up to get alerts about fires, severe weather, missing children notices and other emergencies.More
    Rehoboth Beach residents, workers and business owners can now sign up to get alerts about fires, severe weather, missing children notices and other emergencies.More
  • Goodwill Breach Under Investigation, Lower Shore Branch Unaffected

    Goodwill Breach Under Investigation, Lower Shore Branch Unaffected

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:28:12 GMT
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives.More
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives. More
  • Cause of Tractor Trailer and Motorcycle Crash Revealed

    Cause of Tractor Trailer and Motorcycle Crash Revealed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:20:39 GMT
    A motorcyclist is dead after being struck by a tractor trailer in Denton Tuesday afternoon.The victim's identity will be released upon confirmation from the state medical examiner's office.More
    A motorcyclist is dead after being struck by a tractor trailer in Denton Tuesday afternoon.The victim's identity will be released upon confirmation from the state medical examiner's office.More
  • Gold Alert Issued for Missing Laurel Man

    Gold Alert Issued for Missing Laurel Man

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:15:54 GMT
    Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for a Laurel man reported as missing.More
    Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for a Laurel man reported as missing. More
  • 2 Men Charged With Soliciting Children for Sex

    2 Men Charged With Soliciting Children for Sex

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:06:43 GMT
    The Attorney General's Office says two men have been arrested after they allegedly arranged to meet children for sex in separate incidents in Dover.More
    The Attorney General's Office says two men have been arrested after they allegedly arranged to meet children for sex in separate incidents in Dover.More
  • Groups Seek Hearing on Shoreline Protection Plan

    Groups Seek Hearing on Shoreline Protection Plan

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-07-24 05:29:07 GMT
    Environmental groups want the state to hold a public hearing on a plan to restore and protect Delaware River shoreline at docks near Delaware City.More
    Environmental groups want the state to hold a public hearing on a plan to restore and protect Delaware River shoreline at docks near Delaware City.More
  • SHA: Drivers Should Prepare for Bridge Painting and Cleaning in Md

    SHA: Drivers Should Prepare for Bridge Painting and Cleaning in Md

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:30:34 GMT
    The Maryland State Highway Administration will start a project on Friday to paint and clean several bridges in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties. More
    The Maryland State Highway Administration will start a project on Friday to paint and clean several bridges in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties. More
  • Chikungunya Virus Continues Spreading Across Country

    Chikungunya Virus Continues Spreading Across Country

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:29:19 GMT
    A new mosquito-borne illness called Chikungunya is spreading across the nation, and is even popping up in the region, creating some concern from state agencies. As of Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control reported that there were 497 cases nationwide of the Chikungunya Virus, spanning across 35 states.More
    A new mosquito-borne illness called Chikungunya is spreading across the nation, and is even popping up in the region, creating some concern from state agencies. As of Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control reported that there were 497 cases nationwide of the Chikungunya Virus, spanning across 35 states.More
  • Department of Correction Shows New Shooting Range

    Department of Correction Shows New Shooting Range

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:26:20 GMT
    When a law enforcement officer is in the line of fire, anything can happen. That's where training comes in. The Delaware Department of Corrections spent $2.55 million to renovate its shooting range to help ensure officers are better equip for any situation that may come their way.More
    When a law enforcement officer is in the line of fire, anything can happen. That's where training comes in. The Delaware Department of Corrections spent $2.55 million to renovate its shooting range to help ensure officers are better equip for any situation that may come their way.More
  • Community Struggles to Heal from Loss of Historic Church

    Community Struggles to Heal from Loss of Historic Church

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:23:33 GMT
    Hearts remain heavy as the community tries to come to grips with the loss of the historic Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church.More
    Hearts remain heavy as the community tries to come to grips with the loss of the historic Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church.More
  • Queen Anne's Co. Drug Trafficker Gets 9 Years in Prison

    Queen Anne's Co. Drug Trafficker Gets 9 Years in Prison

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:21:03 GMT
    A Stevensville man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for conspiring to distribute narcotics.More
    A U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday sentenced 33-year-old Warren Troy Gibson Jr., of Stevensville, Md., to nine years in prison for conspiring to distribute narcotics.More
  • Va. Women Charged with Helping al-Qaida-Linked Group

    Va. Women Charged with Helping al-Qaida-Linked Group

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:13:04 GMT
    al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo: Associated Press)al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo: Associated Press)
    Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.More
    Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.More
  • Updated: Stolen Hotel Painting Found

    Updated: Stolen Hotel Painting Found

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:26:21 GMT
    The portrait stolen Sunday evening from the Dunes Manor Hotel has been returned.More
    The portrait stolen Sunday evening from the Dunes Manor Hotel has been returned.More
  • Troopers Cleared in Fatal Salisbury Shooting

    Troopers Cleared in Fatal Salisbury Shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:21:33 GMT
    Two Maryland State Police troopers were cleared Wednesday for their roles in a deadly shooting that occurred at the Salisbury barrack in March, according to a report from the Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office.More
    Two Maryland State Police troopers have been cleared in connection with a deadly shooting that occurred at the Salisbury barrack in March, according to a report released Wednesday by the Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office.
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  • Woman Assaulted by Two Men in Dewey Beach

    Woman Assaulted by Two Men in Dewey Beach

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:45:00 GMT
    Dewey Beach are asking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for assaulting a woman who was walking home along Coastal Highway early Sunday morning. More
    Dewey Beach are asking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for assaulting a woman who was walking home along Coastal Highway early Sunday morning. More
  • Del. Police Searching for Theft Suspects

    Del. Police Searching for Theft Suspects

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:59:53 GMT
    Delaware State Police are looking for two suspects who scammed a victim out of her money Tuesday and left the state, according to authorities.More
    Delaware State Police are looking for two suspects who scammed a victim out of her money Tuesday and left the state, according to authorities.More
  • Building a New Community Park in Somerset County

    Building a New Community Park in Somerset County

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:35:04 GMT
    More than $185,000 will go to Somerset County to build a new community park, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.More
    More than $185,000 will go to Somerset County to build a new community park, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.More
  • Two Teens Charged With Attempted Murder in Princess Anne

    Two Teens Charged With Attempted Murder in Princess Anne

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:22:11 GMT
    Maryland State Police say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the attempted murder, robberies and assaults of two men in Princess Anne late Tuesday night.  More
    Maryland State Police say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the attempted murder, robberies and assaults of two men in Princess Anne late Tuesday night.  More
  • Firefighter Injured During Police Chase

    Firefighter Injured During Police Chase

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:58:55 GMT
    Wilmington officials say a firefighter is among three people hurt when a stolen car hit a fire truck during a police chase.More
    Wilmington officials say a firefighter is among three people hurt when a stolen car hit a fire truck during a police chase.More
  • Dover Police Search for Burglary Suspects

    Dover Police Search for Burglary Suspects

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:22:55 GMT
    Dover police say three juvenile black males are wanted as suspects following the late night robbery of a store in Dover on Monday night.More
    Dover police say three juvenile black males are wanted as suspects following the late night robbery of a store in Dover on Monday night.More
  • Neighbors of Planned Chicken Houses Find Meeting Frustrating

    Neighbors of Planned Chicken Houses Find Meeting Frustrating

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:10:54 GMT
    The proverbial chicken is already out of the coop. That was the theme of a discussion Tuesday night in Dover about two massive chicken operations planned for southern Kent County and the future of chicken farming in central Delaware.More
    The proverbial chicken is already out of the coop. That was the theme of a discussion Tuesday night in Dover about two massive chicken operations planned for southern Kent County and the future of chicken farming in central Delaware.More
  • Boy, 15, Charged with Murder in Del. Shooting

    Boy, 15, Charged with Murder in Del. Shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:23:36 GMT
    New Castle County police say a grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old boy in the fatal shooting last month of an 18-year-old man in Bear.More
    New Castle County police say a grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old boy in the fatal shooting last month of an 18-year-old man in Bear.More
  • Del. Police See High Crime Clearance Rate

    Del. Police See High Crime Clearance Rate

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:27 AM EDT2014-07-23 05:27:14 GMT
    The Dover Police Department says its criminal investigations unit could see its best clearance rate in five years.More
    The Dover Police Department says its criminal investigations unit could see its best clearance rate in five years.More
  • Shoreline Under Repair Along NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Shoreline Under Repair Along NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:05:19 GMT
    For more than one year, the Atlantic Ocean has been chewing up a zone that protects NASA's most critical launch assets on Wallops Island. Hurricane Sandy is to blame. Now, a coastal restoration project is underway to fix the damage on the coastline.More
    For more than one year, the Atlantic Ocean has been chewing up a zone that protects NASA's most critical launch assets on Wallops Island. Hurricane Sandy is to blame. Now, a coastal restoration project is underway to fix the damage on the coastline.More
  • Updated: Fire Ruins Historical Hebron Church

    Updated: Fire Ruins Historical Hebron Church

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:33:21 GMT
    Fire has destroyed the historical St. Paul's Episcopal Church located on westbound Route 50 in Hebron.More
    Authorities are investigating a Tuesday fire that destroyed the historical St. Paul's Episcopal Church at the corner of Memory Gardens Lane and Route 50 in Hebron, Md. Preliminary damage is estimated at approximately $500,000.More
  • Laurel Man Arrested for Multiple Bank Robberies

    Laurel Man Arrested for Multiple Bank Robberies

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:31:25 GMT
    A Laurel, Delaware man has been arrested following an investigation into multiple armed bank robberies on the Eastern Shore.More
    A Laurel, Delaware man has been arrested following an investigation into multiple armed bank robberies on the Eastern Shore.More
  • Dover Police Arrests Man With Firearm

    Dover Police Arrests Man With Firearm

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:30:14 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- Dover Police arrested a local man Monday morning after he was found in possession of a firearm.More
    DOVER, Del.- Dover Police arrested a local man Monday morning after he was found in possession of a firearm.More
  • Second Public Hearing Brings More Opposition

    Second Public Hearing Brings More Opposition

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:24:04 GMT
    When Planning and Zoning held their public hearing on July 10, hundreds of people came out to voice their support and opposition to a country music festival in the Harbeson area. Approximately two weeks later on Tuesday afternoon about 100 showed up to voice their opinion, primarily in opposition. The County Council heard from dozens of neighbors who said they were staunchly against the festival, citing potential problems with noise, traffic, pollution, and crime.More
    When Planning and Zoning held their public hearing on July 10, hundreds of people came out to voice their support and opposition to a country music festival in the Harbeson area. Approximately two weeks later on Tuesday afternoon about 100 showed up to voice their opinion, primarily in opposition. The County Council heard from dozens of neighbors who said they were staunchly against the festival, citing potential problems with noise, traffic, pollution, and crime.More
  • Gov. O'Malley Eyes Presidential Run, Heads Back to Iowa for Fundraisers

    Gov. O'Malley Eyes Presidential Run, Heads Back to Iowa for Fundraisers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:12:51 GMT
    Md. Gov. Martin O'MalleyMd. Gov. Martin O'Malley
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to Iowa for fundraisers this weekend.More
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to Iowa for fundraisers this weekend.
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  • Updated: Md. Gun Law Debated in Federal Court

    Updated: Md. Gun Law Debated in Federal Court

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:33:00 GMT
    Lawyers for the state of Maryland asked a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn parts of a sweeping gun-control law, but attorneys leading the challenge contend parts of the law violate Second Amendment rights.More
    Lawyers for the state of Maryland asked a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn parts of a sweeping gun-control law, but attorneys leading the challenge contend parts of the law violate Second Amendment rights.More
  • Suspect Sought in Delmar Armed Robbery

    Suspect Sought in Delmar Armed Robbery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:27:07 GMT
    Delmar Police were called to a Gordy Tiger Mart after a woman held up the store at gunpoint.More
    Delmar police are looking for a suspect wanted for holding up a Gordy Tiger Mart late Monday night.More
  • Salisbury Traffic Stop Turns into Drug Bust

    Salisbury Traffic Stop Turns into Drug Bust

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:25:14 GMT
    Wicomico County sheriff's deputies say a traffic stop on U.S. 13 turned into a drug bust, leading to the arrest of a Baltimore man.More
    Wicomico County sheriff's deputies say a traffic stop on U.S. 13 turned into a drug bust, leading to the arrest of a Baltimore man. More
  • Smyrna Man Arrested for Assault, Threats

    Smyrna Man Arrested for Assault, Threats

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:12:52 GMT
    Police have arrested a Smyrna man accused of assaulting his girlfriend, stealing her vehicle and threatening her family.More
    Police have arrested a Smyrna man accused of assaulting his girlfriend, stealing her vehicle and threatening her family.More
  • Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:46:35 GMT
    A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.More
    A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.More
  • Dover Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

    Dover Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:45:50 GMT
    Dover police on Monday night arrested a woman accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend and robbing him on the Fourth of July.More
    Dover police on Monday night arrested a woman accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend and robbing him on the Fourth of July.More
  • Two Killed in Del. Crash

    Two Killed in Del. Crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:45:19 GMT
    Delaware State Police say two Dover men were killed Monday night after the tow truck they were riding in went off the road and crashed into a telephone pole near Little Creek.More
    Delaware State Police say two Dover men were killed Monday night after the tow truck they were riding in went off the road and crashed into a telephone pole near Little Creek. More
  • Va. Lottery Warns Consumers of Lottery Scams

    Va. Lottery Warns Consumers of Lottery Scams

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:15:58 GMT
    The Virginia Lottery is launching a campaign to warn people about fake lottery scams.More
    The Virginia Lottery is launching a campaign to warn people about fake lottery scams.More
  • Legal Battle Continues Over Proposed Allen Harim Plant

    Legal Battle Continues Over Proposed Allen Harim Plant

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:30:11 GMT
    The legal battle continues over a proposed Allen Harim chicken processing plant in Millsboro, after an environmental group filed an appeal against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As a result, the fate of 700 jobs are up in the air, as the courts will decide the future of the plant.More
    The legal battle continues over a proposed Allen Harim chicken processing plant in Millsboro, after an environmental group filed an appeal against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As a result, the fate of 700 jobs are up in the air, as the courts will decide the future of the plant.
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  • Md. Police Arrest Two in Car Theft

    Md. Police Arrest Two in Car Theft

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:58:41 GMT
    Maryland State Police say two people were arrested Monday evening near Berlin after they were found driving a stolen car from New York.More
    Maryland State Police say two people were arrested Monday evening near Berlin after they were found driving a stolen car from New York.More
  • Rare Bacteria Nearly Kills Midshore Waterman

    Rare Bacteria Nearly Kills Midshore Waterman

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:54:57 GMT
    James Haddaway hasn't done much walking in the past few weeks. On Monday, just to speak with WBOC, The Easton waterman had to sit on the hood of his car. In early June, he was struck by a rare type of bacteria, called vibrio.More
    James Haddaway hasn't done much walking in the past few weeks. On Monday, just to speak with WBOC, The Easton waterman had to sit on the hood of his car. In early June, he was struck by a rare type of bacteria, called vibrio.More
  • Wicomico Businesses Worried About Drop in Softball Business

    Wicomico Businesses Worried About Drop in Softball Business

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:46:01 GMT
    Week two of the USSSA girls softball tournament is set to resume on Tuesday in Wicomico County.  But the tournament has gotten so big, Wicomico County hotels cannot house all of the guests.  A partnership has been formed between Wicomico and Worcester Counties along with Ocean City to market the region and bring in more events.  However, the partnership has some Wicomico businesses concerned about their bottom line.More
    Week two of the USSSA girls softball tournament is set to resume on Tuesday in Wicomico County.  But the tournament has gotten so big, Wicomico County hotels cannot house all of the guests.  A partnership has been formed between Wicomico and Worcester Counties along with Ocean City to market the region and bring in more events.  However, the partnership has some Wicomico businesses concerned about their bottom line.More
  • New Va. Mental Health Panel has First Meeting

    New Va. Mental Health Panel has First Meeting

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:49:22 GMT
    Virginia lawmakers are promising a top-to-bottom review of the state's mental health system with the goal of making it a model for the rest of the country.More
    Virginia lawmakers are promising a top-to-bottom review of the state's mental health system with the goal of making it a model for the rest of the country.More
  • New Bill Looks to Help Vets Transition into Civilian World

    New Bill Looks to Help Vets Transition into Civilian World

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:32:46 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- It's no secret that after serving their country, many military veterans have a hard time finding jobs. Governor Jack Markell signed legislation Monday aimed at helping military vets obtain work permits and licenses based on the experience and skills they obtained while serving.Deshawn Jenkins of Magnolia spent nine years serving our country as an air force medic. During his time in the military he says he learned a lot of invaluable skills."That's one thing the military is really...More
    DOVER, Del.- It's no secret that after serving their country, many military veterans have a hard time finding jobs. Governor Jack Markell signed legislation Monday aimed at helping military vets obtain work permits and licenses based on the experience and skills they obtained while serving.Deshawn Jenkins of Magnolia spent nine years serving our country as an air force medic. During his time in the military he says he learned a lot of invaluable skills."That's one thing the military is really...More
  • Supporters: Gun Control Law a Success in Maryland

    Supporters: Gun Control Law a Success in Maryland

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:31:37 GMT
    Early indications show that Maryland's gun control law has been successful.More
    Early indications show that Maryland's gun control law has been successful.More
  • Neighbors Worry about Kent Co. Chicken Operation, Meeting Tuesday to Discuss

    Neighbors Worry about Kent Co. Chicken Operation, Meeting Tuesday to Discuss

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:30:22 GMT
    Kent County leaders call a large chicken operation moving forward in Farmington "unprecedented."More
    Kent County leaders call a large chicken operation moving forward in Farmington "unprecedented."More
  • Man Falsely Reports Shooting, Police Say He Shot Himself

    Man Falsely Reports Shooting, Police Say He Shot Himself

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:29:11 GMT
    A 23-year-old man called police to report he had been shot, but police later determined the man shot himself, according to the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation.More
    A 23-year-old man called police to report he had been shot, but police later determined the man shot himself, according to the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation.More
  • Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in Wicomico County

    Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in Wicomico County

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:36:15 GMT
    Environmental health officials in Wicomico County say a feral cat found in the Friendship Road area of Pittsville has tested positive for rabies.More
    Environmental health officials in Wicomico County say a feral cat found in the Friendship Road area of Pittsville has tested positive for rabies.More
  • Man Arrested Selling Stolen Items in Parking Lot

    Man Arrested Selling Stolen Items in Parking Lot

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:35:49 GMT
    Deon L. BrownDeon L. Brown
    Dover police say they arrested a man attempting to sell items he had just stolen from a home early Monday morning.More
    Dover police say they arrested a man attempting to sell items he had just stolen from a home early Monday morning.More
  • Va. Records Best Oyster Harvest Since 1987

    Va. records best oyster harvest since 1987

    Virginia is marking its largest oyster harvest in more than 25 years.More
    Virginia is marking its largest oyster harvest in more than 25 years.More
  • Fatal Md. Fire Ruled Accidental

    Fatal Md. Fire Ruled Accidental

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:14:18 GMT
    An electrical failure in an air conditioner power cord sparked last week's blaze that killed an 85-year-old woman in Rock Hall, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Monday.More
    An electrical failure in an air conditioner power cord sparked last week's blaze that killed an 85-year-old woman in Rock Hall, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said Monday.More
  • Hopkins to Pay $190M After Doc Taped Pelvic Victims

    Hopkins to Pay $190M After Doc Taped Pelvic Victims

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:33:29 GMT
    A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs during pelvic exams will cost one of the world's most prestigious medical centers $190 million in a settlement with more than 8,000 women.
       
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    A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs during pelvic exams will cost one of the world's most prestigious medical centers $190 million in a settlement with more than 8,000 women.
       
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  • Wicomico Health Dept. Helping Students Meet New Vaccination Reqs.

    Wicomico Health Dept. Helping Students Meet New Vaccination Reqs.

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:32:48 GMT
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    New Maryland immunization regulations have added vaccination requirements for students entering kindergarten and seventh grade, and the Wicomico County Health Department is encouraging parents to make sure their children are up-to-date.More
    New Maryland immunization regulations have added vaccination requirements for students entering kindergarten and seventh grade, and the Wicomico County Health Department is encouraging parents to make sure their children are up-to-date.More
  • Gas Prices Continue to Drop

    Gas Prices Continue to Drop

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:54:47 GMT
    AAA Mid-Atlantic said Monday that national gas prices have fallen to an average of $3.59 per gallon, with Delaware's average price falling even lower at $3.51 per gallon.More
    AAA Mid-Atlantic said Monday that national gas prices have fallen to an average of $3.59 per gallon, with Delaware's average price falling even lower at $3.51 per gallon.More
  • Md. Gun Law Supporter Says it's Working

    Md. Gun Law Supporter Says it's Working

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:42:34 GMT
    With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.More
    With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.More
  • Talbot County DUI Crackdown Leads to Three Arrests

    Talbot County DUI Crackdown Leads to Three Arrests

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:10:40 GMT
    Authorities say two motorists were arrested for DUI and a third was charged with possession of illicit drugs following a weekend crackdown on drunk driving in Talbot County.More
    Authorities say two motorists were arrested for DUI and a third was charged with possession of illicit drugs following a weekend crackdown on drunk driving in Talbot County.More
  • Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:51:47 GMT
    Dover police say a weekend traffic stop resulted in the the arrests of two people on firearm and related charges.More
    Dover police say a weekend traffic stop resulted in the the arrests of two people on firearm and related charges. More
  • Harrington Police Make Drug Arrest After Traffic Stop

    Harrington Police Make Drug Arrest After Traffic Stop

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:49:53 GMT
    A wanted man was arrested on multiple drug charges Saturday after officers conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle, according to the Harrington Police Department.More
    A wanted man was arrested on multiple drug charges Saturday after officers conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle, according to the Harrington Police Department.More
  • Markell to Sign Veterans' Licensing Bill

    Markell to Sign Veterans' Licensing Bill

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-21 11:53:44 GMT
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is set to sign legislation aimed at helping members of the military obtain occupational permits and licenses.More
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is set to sign legislation aimed at helping members of the military obtain occupational permits and licenses.More
  • Battle of the Brews Kicks off Fourth Competition

    Battle of the Brews Kicks off Fourth Competition

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-21 11:48:28 GMT
    In day three of the Delaware State Fair, the Delaware Department of Agriculture kicked off the fourth annual Battle of the Brews competition.More
    In day three of the Delaware State Fair, the Delaware Department of Agriculture kicked off the fourth annual Battle of the Brews competition.More
  • Gunshots End Fundraiser for Del. Burn Victim

    Gunshots End Fundraiser for Del. Burn Victim

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-21 11:43:19 GMT
    The organizer of a fundraiser for a Wilmington burn victim is demanding government action after gunfire abruptly ended the event in a city park.More
    The organizer of a fundraiser for a Wilmington burn victim is demanding government action after gunfire abruptly ended the event in a city park.More
  • New Seat of Honor Dedicated at Wilmington Stadium

    New Seat of Honor Dedicated at Wilmington Stadium

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-07-21 05:17:36 GMT
    Frawley Stadium in Wilmington has become the first site in Delaware to have an empty seat dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action.More
    Frawley Stadium in Wilmington has become the first site in Delaware to have an empty seat dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action.More
  • Food Vendors Attract Crowds of People to Delaware State Fair

    Food Vendors Attract Crowds of People to Delaware State Fair

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:54:29 GMT
    There are many things that attract people to the Delaware State Fair. One of the biggest attractions, people say, is the food vendors.More
    There are many things that attract people to the Delaware State Fair. One of the biggest attractions, people say, is the food vendors.More
  • Two People Arrested After Vehicle Almost Hits Police Car

    Two People Arrested After Vehicle Almost Hits Police Car

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:53:33 GMT
    Harrington Police arrest two people after their vehicle almost hit a Harrington officer's car.More
    Harrington Police arrest two people after their vehicle almost hit a Harrington officer's car.More
  • MSP Respond to Two-Vehicle Accident in West Ocean City

    MSP Respond to Two-Vehicle Accident in West Ocean City

    Saturday, July 19 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-20 02:45:22 GMT
    WEST OCEAN CITY, Md. - Maryland State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in West Ocean City. Troopers say it happened just after 2:00 p.m. on Route 50 Eastbound just outside "Grand Prix Amusements" before the WaWa gas station.More
    WEST OCEAN CITY, Md. - Maryland State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in West Ocean City. Troopers say it happened just after 2:00 p.m. on Route 50 Eastbound just outside "Grand Prix Amusements" before the WaWa gas station.More
  • Obama Opens East Coast to Oil Search

    Obama Opens East Coast to Oil Search

    Saturday, July 19 2014 5:17 AM EDT2014-07-19 09:17:04 GMT
    The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.More
    The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.
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  • Del. Test Scores About Same as Last Year

    Del. Test Scores About Same as Last Year

    Saturday, July 19 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-07-19 08:48:09 GMT
    The Delaware Department of Education released the results of the 2014 Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System, and there was little improvement from 2013.More
    The Delaware Department of Education released the results of the 2014 Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System, and there was little improvement from 2013.More
  • Man Caught Making Child Porn Again

    Man Caught Making Child Porn Again

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:33:38 GMT
    A convicted child pornographer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after he was caught making child porn again.More
    A convicted child pornographer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after he was caught making child porn again.
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  • Proposed Rental Regulations Causing Controversy

    Proposed Rental Regulations Causing Controversy

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:32:03 GMT
    Ocean city town officials are considering banning vacation rentals that last less than four months.More
    Ocean city town officials are considering banning vacation rentals that last less than four months.
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  • Rehoboth in Standstill Over Wastewater Treatment

    Rehoboth in Standstill Over Wastewater Treatment

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:30:40 GMT
    Rehoboth Beach is searching for the answer to it's waste water treatment problem. Each year, they dump hundreds of millions of gallons of wastewater into the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. However, as of December 31, that option will be off the table. The dilemma has even become a campaign issue, as challengers to Mayor Sam Cooper have suggested that the city's proposed outfall dumping process would be harmful to both the environment and the tourism industry. More
    Rehoboth Beach is searching for the answer to it's waste water treatment problem. Each year, they dump hundreds of millions of gallons of wastewater into the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. However, as of December 31, that option will be off the table. The dilemma has even become a campaign issue, as challengers to Mayor Sam Cooper have suggested that the city's proposed outfall dumping process would be harmful to both the environment and the tourism industry. More
  • Police: Man Robs Two Rite Aids, 1 in Md., 1 in Del.

    Police: Man Robs Two Rite Aids, 1 in Md., 1 in Del.

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:22:48 GMT
    Delmar Police are searching for a man they say robbed a drug store Thursday evening in Delmar. Police say they believe this suspect is the same man who robbed a Rite Aid in Millsboro, Del. roughly four hours prior.More
    Delmar Police are searching for a man they say robbed a drug store Thursday evening in Delmar. Police say they believe this suspect is the same man who robbed a Rite Aid in Millsboro, Del. roughly four hours prior.More
  • New Police Chief Announced in Smyrna

    New Police Chief Announced in Smyrna

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:59:54 GMT
    The Smyrna Town Council held a special council meeting Friday night to announce the town's new chief of police, Lt. Norman Wood.More
    The Smyrna Town Council held a special council meeting Friday night to announce the town's new chief of police, Lt. Norman Wood.More
  • Clayton Man Injured in Hartly Crash with Farm Equipment

    Clayton Man Injured in Hartly Crash with Farm Equipment

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:09:14 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning crash between a car and a farm tractor north of Hartly.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning crash between a car and a farm tractor north of Hartly.More
  • Cape Henlopen Beach Reopens After Birth of Piping Plovers

    Cape Henlopen Beach Reopens After Birth of Piping Plovers

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:05:59 GMT
    LEWES, Del. (AP/WBOC) - The oceanside beach at Cape Henlopen State Park is reopened today now that the last of four newly hatched piping plover chicks are able to fly.A half-mile stretch of the shoreline at Gordons Pond was closed to vehicles and pedestrians in May to protect the endangered shorebirds during their breeding period.According to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, two pairs of piping plovers nested at Gordons Pond this season, and one of the p...More
    LEWES, Del. (AP/WBOC) - The oceanside beach at Cape Henlopen State Park is reopened today now that the last of four newly hatched piping plover chicks are able to fly.A half-mile stretch of the shoreline at Gordons Pond was closed to vehicles and pedestrians in May to protect the endangered shorebirds during their breeding period.According to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, two pairs of piping plovers nested at Gordons Pond this season, and one of the p...More
  • Visits to Md. National Parks Down Slightly

    Visits to Md. national parks down slightly

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:13:55 GMT
    The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013.More
    The National Park Service says 6.6 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2013.More
  • DUI Checkpoint and Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

    DUI Checkpoint and Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:57:12 GMT
    Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint as well as roving saturation patrols this weekend.More
    Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint as well as roving saturation patrols this weekend. More
  • Man Arrested for Caroline County Marijuana Grow Operation

    Man Arrested for Caroline County Marijuana Grow Operation

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:54:59 GMT
    Members of the Caroline County County Drug Task Force say they have arrested a 66-year-old man following the dismantling of a large-scale marijuana drug operation in Henderson.More
    Members of the Caroline County County Drug Task Force say they have arrested a 66-year-old man following the dismantling of a large-scale marijuana drug operation in Henderson.More
  • Del. State Fair Organizers Hope Better Weather and Lineup Will Mean Solid Attendance in 2014

    Del. State Fair Organizers Hope Better Weather and Lineup Will Mean Solid Attendance in 2014

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:52:54 GMT
    Thursday was a beautiful day in Harrington for the first day of the Delaware State Fair. Organizers are hopeful things will stay that way. Weather can play a huge role in the event's overall attendance numbers.More
    Thursday was a beautiful day in Harrington for the first day of the Delaware State Fair. Organizers are hopeful things will stay that way. Weather can play a huge role in the event's overall attendance numbers.More
  • Obama: Plane Shot Down by Missle, 1 American Dead

    Obama: Plane Shot Down by Missle, 1 American Dead

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:43:16 GMT
    The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia. President Barack Obama said one American was among the nearly 300 killed in an disaster that could dramatically escalate the crisis in Ukraine.More
    The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia. President Barack Obama said one American was among the nearly 300 killed in an disaster that could dramatically escalate the crisis in Ukraine.More
  • Scores on Del. Standardized Tests Essentially Flat

    Scores on Del. Standardized Tests Essentially Flat

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:11:19 GMT
    Scores on Delaware's state-issued standardized tests are largely unchanged from a year ago in the final year before the state moves to a tougher exam.More
    Scores on Delaware's state-issued standardized tests are largely unchanged from a year ago in the final year before the state moves to a tougher exam.More
  • Berlin Fire Sirens Causing Controversy

    Berlin Fire Sirens Causing Controversy

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:08:58 GMT
    America's coolest small town is not the quietest. An alarm malfunction earlier this month left the town's sirens ringing for an extended period of time.More
    America's coolest small town is not the quietest. An alarm malfunction earlier this month left the town's sirens ringing for an extended period of time.More
  • Md. DNR Oyster Project Brings in Stone to Little Choptank

    Md. DNR Oyster Project Brings in Stone to Little Choptank

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-07-18 12:41:25 GMT
    It started with one barge on the Little Choptank River. Now there are two. But this second barge is not weighed down with fossilized oyster shells. It is filled with stones instead.More
    It started with one barge on the Little Choptank River. Now there are two. But this second barge is not weighed down with fossilized oyster shells. It is filled with stones instead.
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  • Salisbury Store Busted for Selling Alcohol to Minors

    Salisbury Store Busted for Selling Alcohol to Minors

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-18 12:09:25 GMT
    Authorities say a Salisbury convenience store failed a routine Wicomico County Alcohol Task Force compliance check conducted on Thursday. Thirty other businesses passed the check, however.
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    Authorities say a Salisbury convenience store failed a routine Wicomico County Alcohol Task Force compliance check conducted on Thursday. Thirty other businesses passed the check, however. More
  • Va. Storm-surge Wall Studied Along Chesapeake Bay

    Va. Storm-surge Wall Studied Along Chesapeake Bay

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:51:11 GMT
    Scientists are studying what would happen if a series of floodgates are built across the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.More
    Scientists are studying what would happen if a series of floodgates are built across the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.More
  • Sussex County Debates its Role in Building Parks

    Sussex County Debates its Role in Building Parks

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:46:58 GMT
    County Council voted this week to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the re-purposing of a park in the Seaford area. This was despite stark opposition from two of the five members, who thought County money should not be spent on the process. The park in question is a 41 acre plot of land, known as Woodland Park. The lot is dilapidated, closed off from the public, and in need of repairs. On Tuesday the council voted 3-2 to accept money from the state partially to build the park.More
    County Council voted this week to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the re-purposing of a park in the Seaford area. This was despite stark opposition from two of the five members, who thought County money should not be spent on the process. The park in question is a 41 acre plot of land, known as Woodland Park. The lot is dilapidated, closed off from the public, and in need of repairs. On Tuesday the council voted 3-2 to accept money from the state partially to build the park.More
  • Brown Details Proposals to Help Veterans

    Brown Details Proposals to Help Veterans

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:39:44 GMT
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.More
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.More
  • Armed Robbery at Millsboro Rite Aid

    Armed Robbery at Millsboro Rite Aid

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:31:17 GMT
    The Millsboro Police Department is searching for a man they say robbed a Rite Aid at gunpoint Thursday.More
    The Millsboro Police Department is searching for a man they say robbed a Rite Aid at gunpoint Thursday.More
  • Carney Introduces Cargo Plane Modernization Bill

    Carney Introduces Cargo Plane Modernization Bill

    Delaware Congressman John Carney has introduced a bill that would make it less expensive to modernize the fleet of C-130H cargo planes at Dover Air Force Base.More
    Delaware Congressman John Carney has introduced a bill that would make it less expensive to modernize the fleet of C-130H cargo planes at Dover Air Force Base.More
  • Soup Kitchen Tries to Fill Shelter Gap

    Soup Kitchen Tries to Fill Shelter Gap

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:29:27 GMT
    The Jusst Soup Ministry is basically the only place to provide meals and shelter for homeless people in Rehoboth Beach, but is only open two days a week.More
    The Jusst Soup Ministry is basically the only place to provide meals and shelter for homeless people in Rehoboth Beach, but is only open two days a week.More
  • Qualification Shoots Scheduled for Md. Managed Deer Hunts

    Qualification Shoots Scheduled for Md. Managed Deer Hunts

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:21:58 GMT
    Maryland's 2014-2015 shooter qualification schedule is now available and includes more than 35 firearm qualification sessions at 18 locations across the state.More
    Maryland's 2014-2015 shooter qualification schedule is now available and includes more than 35 firearm qualification sessions at 18 locations across the state.More
  • Obama Pushes Transportation Money at Closed Bridge

    Obama Pushes Transportation Money at Closed Bridge

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:20:25 GMT
    President Barack Obama announced a new program Thursday to attract more private money to help pay to build new roads, bridges and highways as he criticized Congress for refusing to approve a more lasting source of transportation funding. "First-class infrastructure attracts investment, and it creates first-class jobs," Obama said at the Port of Wilmington, where the recently closed I-495 bridge served as the backdrop.More
    President Barack Obama announced a new program Thursday to attract more private money to help pay to build new roads, bridges and highways as he criticized Congress for refusing to approve a more lasting source of transportation funding. "First-class infrastructure attracts investment, and it creates first-class jobs," Obama said at the Port of Wilmington, where the recently closed I-495 bridge served as the backdrop. More
  • Harrington Police Arrest Felton Man for Rape

    Harrington Police Arrest Felton Man for Rape

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:16:08 GMT
    Harrington police have arrested a Felton man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl.More
    Harrington police have arrested a Felton man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl.
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  • Obama: Downed Jet in Ukraine a 'Terrible Tragedy'

    Obama: Downed Jet in Ukraine a 'Terrible Tragedy'

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-17 18:51:25 GMT
    President Barack Obama said Thursday that the passenger plane downed over Ukraine "looks like it may be a terrible tragedy" and his top priority is finding out whether American citizens were on board.More
    President Barack Obama said Thursday that the passenger plane downed over Ukraine "looks like it may be a terrible tragedy" and his top priority is finding out whether American citizens were on board.More
  • Salisbury Chamber Hosts Meeting for Main Street Project

    Salisbury Chamber Hosts Meeting for Main Street Project

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:57:44 GMT
    The Salisbury Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting showcasing the design of the Main Street Masterplan project this Wednesday.More
    The Salisbury Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting showcasing the design of the Main Street Masterplan project this Wednesday.
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  • Fire Officials Ask for Public's Help in Solving Arson

    Fire Officials Ask for Public's Help in Solving Arson

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:16:03 GMT
    The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking the public’s help in solving an arson incident that happened back in December 2012 in Kent County.More
    The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking the public’s help in solving an arson incident that happened back in December 2012 in Kent County.More
  • Workers at Navy Yard Will Return to Building 197 in February

    Workers at Navy Yard Will Return to Building 197 in February

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:33:12 GMT
    An admiral said workers will start returning in February to the Washington Navy Yard building were 12 people were fatally shot last year.More
    An admiral said workers will start returning in February to the Washington Navy Yard building were 12 people were fatally shot last year.More
  • U.S. Unemployment Aid Applications Drop to 302,000

    U.S. Unemployment Aid Applications Drop to 302,000

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:35:28 GMT
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market.More
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market.More
  • Del. Drug Lab Scandal Affecting Homicide Cases

    Del. Drug Lab Scandal Affecting Homicide Cases

    A scandal surrounding evidence tampering at the state's drug-testing lab is also affecting homicide prosecutions.More
    A scandal surrounding evidence tampering at the state's drug-testing lab is also affecting homicide prosecutions.More
  • Ocean City Boardwalk Fights Proposed Arcade Regs

    Ocean City Boardwalk Fights Proposed Arcade Regs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-07-17 12:29:44 GMT
    Arcade owners on the Ocean City boardwalk are fighting back against proposed state rules that would regulate and impose licensing fees on some of their games.More
    Arcade owners on the Ocean City boardwalk are fighting back against proposed state rules that would regulate and impose licensing fees on some of their games.More
  • Ex-Miss Delaware Sues to Regain Title

    Ex-Miss Delaware sues to regain title

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-07-17 11:45:38 GMT
    A woman stripped of her Miss Delaware title last month for being too old is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization.More
    A woman stripped of her Miss Delaware title last month for being too old is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization.More
  • DelDOT Teams with Wikimaps to Keep Bicyclists Safe

    DelDOT Teams with Wikimaps to Keep Bicyclists Safe

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-17 11:43:49 GMT
    The Delaware Department of Transportation has teamed up with Wikimaps to identify routes bicyclists are using.More
    The Delaware Department of Transportation has teamed up with Wikimaps to identify routes bicyclists are using.More
  • Obama to Discuss Infrastructure in Delaware Visit

    Obama to Discuss Infrastructure in Delaware Visit

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:36 AM EDT2014-07-17 06:36:36 GMT
    President Barack Obama is visiting Delaware to talk about increasing private sector investment in America's transportation infrastructure.More
    President Barack Obama is visiting Delaware to talk about increasing private sector investment in America's transportation infrastructure.More
  • Bus Cameras Could Increase Safety

    Bus Cameras Could Increase Safety

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:30:55 GMT
    School buses in Somerset county may be getting an upgrade.More
    School buses in Somerset county may be getting an upgrade.
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  • Dover Man Tries New Ways To Keep Kids Learning During Summer Months

    Dover Man Tries New Ways To Keep Kids Learning During Summer Months

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:29:32 GMT
    For many children summertime means fun in the sun and enjoying time off. It’s about two to three months of no school. The concept might sound good to students, but studies show spending the summer without learning could be doing more harm than good.More
    For many children summertime means fun in the sun and enjoying time off. It’s about two to three months of no school. The concept might sound good to students, but studies show spending the summer without learning could be doing more harm than good.More
  • Politicians Use Crab and Clam Bake to Meet Voters

    Politicians Use Crab and Clam Bake to Meet Voters

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:20:58 GMT
    The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam bake had hundred packed into the Somers Cove marina hoping to get their hands on the some of the finest food the Eastern Shore has to offer.  But politicians also use the event to get face to face with potential voters.More
    The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam bake had hundred packed into the Somers Cove marina hoping to get their hands on the some of the finest food the Eastern Shore has to offer.  But politicians also use the event to get face to face with potential voters. More
  • Democratic Party Won't Endorse in Treasurer's Race

    Democratic Party Won't Endorse in Treasurer's Race

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:55:59 GMT
    Delaware Democratic Party leaders have declined to make an endorsement in the Democratic primary for state treasurer.More
    Delaware Democratic Party leaders have declined to make an endorsement in the Democratic primary for state treasurer.More
  • Burglary Suspect Dies After Fleeing Seaford Police

    Burglary Suspect Dies After Fleeing Seaford Police

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:45:31 GMT
    Seaford police say a burglary suspect who tried to elude authorities by jumping into the Nanticoke River over the weekend has died.More
    Seaford police say a burglary suspect who tried to elude authorities by jumping into the Nanticoke River over the weekend has died. More
  • Body Found in 2012 Identified

    Body Found in 2012 Identified

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:35:41 GMT
    After nearly two years, the body of a man found in a wooded area of Dover in November of 2012 has been positively identified, city police announced Wednesday.More
    After nearly two years, the body of a man found in a wooded area of Dover in November of 2012 has been positively identified, city police announced Wednesday. More
  • Man Arrested for Eluding NSA Police on Md. Highway

    Man Arrested for Eluding NSA Police on Md. Highway

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:47:38 GMT
    Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase.More
    Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase.
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  • Florida Court Rules Against Delaware AG Biden

    Florida court rules against Delaware AG Biden

    A Florida appeals court has rejected Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden's effort to reopen and intervene in a 2004 reorganization of the trust that funds the Nemours Foundation.More
    A Florida appeals court has rejected Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden's effort to reopen and intervene in a 2004 reorganization of the trust that funds the Nemours Foundation.More
  • First Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta

    First Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:36:14 GMT
    The first annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will happen this August in Delaware.More
    The first annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will happen this August in Delaware.More
  • Fire Damages Bowling Alley in Laurel

    Fire Damages Bowling Alley in Laurel

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:00:01 GMT
    A fire that caused minor damage to Bryan's Bowling Center is under investigation.More
    Authorities are investigating an early Wednesday morning fire that caused minor damage to Bryan’s Bowling Center in Laurel. The building's sprinkler system is being credited with controlling the fire until firefighters arrived at the scene.More
  • Settlement Reached in Wilmington Trust Lawsuit

    Settlement reached in Wilmington Trust lawsuit

    Attorneys for former Wilmington Trust employees who invested in the company's retirement plan have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit for $3 million.More
    Attorneys for former Wilmington Trust employees who invested in the company's retirement plan have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit for $3 million.More
  • Georgetown Police Arrest Suspect in Identity Theft Case

    Georgetown Police Arrest Suspect in Identity Theft Case

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:08:14 GMT
    Georgetown police on Monday arrested a suspect Monday accused of stealing checks and allegedly forging the victim’s name.More
    Georgetown police on Monday arrested a suspect Monday accused of stealing checks and allegedly forging the victim’s name.More
  • Md. Works to Find Shelter for Immigrant Children

    Md. Works to Find Shelter for Immigrant Children

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:43:03 GMT
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process.More
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process.More
  • Gov. Markell: Delaware Has no Space for Undocumented Children

    Gov. Markell: Delaware Has no Space for Undocumented Children

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:39:51 GMT
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said the state does not have any public facilities equipped to house any of the many unaccompanied children who have flooded across the U.S. border in recent months.More
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said the state does not have any public facilities equipped to house any of the many unaccompanied children who have flooded across the U.S. border in recent months.More
  • Md. Politicians to Gather for Annual Crab and Clam Bake

    Md. politicians to gather for annual crab bake

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:53:50 GMT
    The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake is scheduled for Crisfield.More
    The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake is scheduled for Crisfield.More
  • Commercial Shipment Arrives at Space Station

    Commercial Shipment Arrives at Space Station

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:15:00 GMT
    The International Space Station has accepted a fresh delivery of goods.More
    The International Space Station has accepted a fresh delivery of goods.More
  • O'Malley Files Fundraising Report for His PAC

    O'Malley Files Fundraising Report for His PAC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-07-16 12:47:49 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, has reported raising about $796,000 in the second quarter of this year for his political action committee.More
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, has reported raising about $796,000 in the second quarter of this year for his political action committee.More
  • Town of Clayton Gets $41K for Street Repairs

    Town of Clayton Gets $41K for Street Repairs

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-07-16 12:43:21 GMT
    The Town of Clayton is set to receive funds to help street improvements.More
    The Town of Clayton is set to receive funds to help street improvements.More
  • Crisfield Abandoned Home to be Demolished

    Crisfield Abandoned Home to be Demolished

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-16 12:36:35 GMT
    An abandoned home on Cove Street has put a blemish on the town of Crisfield.More
    An abandoned home on Cove Street has put a blemish on the town of Crisfield.More
  • Jury Finds Bundick Guilty of Arson

    Jury Finds Bundick Guilty of Arson

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-16 11:48:22 GMT
    Convicted Accomack County arsonist Tonya Bundick has been found guilty in her latest trial.More
    Convicted Accomack County arsonist Tonya Bundick has been found guilty in her latest trial.More
  • Bodenweiser to be Retried in Sex Abuse Case

    Bodenweiser to be Retried in Sex Abuse Case

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-16 11:43:28 GMT
    Former Delaware state Senate candidate Eric Bodenweise will be retried in the sexual abuse case against him, it was announced Tuesday.More
    Former Delaware state Senate candidate Eric Bodenweise will be retried in the sexual abuse case against him, it was announced Tuesday. More
  • Md. Panel Discusses Pretrial Reforms

    Md. Panel Discusses Pretrial Reforms

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:30 AM EDT2014-07-16 05:30:54 GMT
    A panel devoted to overseeing a program providing all criminal defendants in Maryland with an attorney during initial appearances met on Tuesday to discuss a game plan for developing reforms.More
    A panel devoted to overseeing a program providing all criminal defendants in Maryland with an attorney during initial appearances met on Tuesday to discuss a game plan for developing reforms.More
  • Leaders in Kent County Interested in Data Center Project

    Leaders in Kent County Interested in Data Center Project

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:39:44 GMT
    Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen says Newark's loss would be Dover's gain.More
    Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen says Newark's loss would be Dover's gain.More
  • National Night Out in Dover

    National Night Out in Dover

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:34:04 GMT
    Dover police are welcoming the public to come out and meet officers and other emergency responders.More
    Dover police are welcoming the public to come out and meet officers and other emergency responders.More
  • Space station shipment launched from Virginia

    Space station shipment launched from Virginia

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:51:08 GMT
    A fresh delivery is on its way to the International Space Station.More
    A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying food, science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew.More
  • Higher Health Care Costs Could Come to Delaware

    Higher Health Care Costs Could Come to Delaware

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:04:20 GMT
    Delawareans could face higher insurance costs under the Affordable Care Act next year under new rate requests from insurers.More
    Delawareans could face higher insurance costs under the Affordable Care Act next year under new rate requests from insurers.
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  • Md. Officials Provide Update on Health Exchange

    Md. officials provide update on health exchange

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:54:08 GMT
    A legislative panel overseeing Maryland's troubled health care exchange website will get an update on how the state is transitioning to technology that worked much better in Connecticut.More
    A computer glitch with Connecticut's health exchange will be corrected in the version Maryland will be using as the state revamps its own troubled website with Connecticut's technology, Maryland's information technology secretary assured lawmakers Tuesday.
       
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  • Delaware Expands Research Tax Credit

    Delaware Expands Research Tax Credit

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:48:06 GMT
    Small business owners in Delaware will soon be able to take advantage of an expanded tax credit.More
    Small business owners in Delaware are eligible for an expanded tax credit with the signing of a new law by Gov. Jack Markell.More
  • McDonnell Defense Fund Raises $93,000

    McDonnell Defense Fund Raises $93,000

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:00:45 GMT
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    The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year.More
    The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year.
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  • Foundation That Owns A.I. duPont Settles Lawsuits

    Foundation That Owns A.I. duPont Settles Lawsuits

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:50:12 GMT
    The foundation that owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Delaware and various pediatric practices in the region has settled lawsuits against two United Healthcare entities for unpaid bills.More
    The foundation that owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Delaware and various pediatric practices in the region has settled lawsuits against two United Healthcare entities for unpaid bills.More
  • Woman Dies in Md. Fire

    Woman Dies in Md. Fire

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:34:54 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a house fire in Rock Hall that left an elderly woman dead and her daughter injured.More
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a house fire in Rock Hall that left an elderly woman dead and her daughter injured.More
  • Suspect Charged in Lewes Break-in

    Suspect Charged in Lewes Break-in

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:08:00 GMT
    Delaware State Police say they arrested a man late Monday night on burglary and related charges after responding to an security alarm at the Taramino Place Apartments in Lewes. According to troopers, the suspect not only took a flat screen TV and other valuables, but also an ice cream treat from the victim's freezer.More
    Delaware State Police say they arrested a man late Monday night on burglary and related charges after responding to an security alarm at the Taramino Place Apartments in Lewes. According to troopers, the suspect not only took a flat screen TV and other valuables, but also an ice cream treat from the victim's freezer.
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  • WBOC Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    WBOC Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:55:33 GMT
    Tuesday, July 15, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of WBOC TV's broadcasting on the air to Delmarva. The station has an interesting and unique history, covering the people and places of Delmarva.More
    Tuesday, July 15, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of WBOC TV's broadcasting on the air to Delmarva. The station has an interesting and unique history, covering the people and places of Delmarva. More
  • Del. Prosecutors to Retry Man Freed from Death Row

    Del. prosecutors to retry man freed from death row

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:41:34 GMT
    Delaware prosecutors are moving forward with a retrial of a man whose conviction and death sentence for a 1991 slaying were tossed out by the state Supreme Court earlier this year.More
    Delaware prosecutors are moving forward with a retrial of a man whose conviction and death sentence for a 1991 slaying were tossed out by the state Supreme Court earlier this year.More
  • Brewery Requests Denied by Ocean City Council

    Brewery Requests Denied by Ocean City Council

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:44:08 GMT
    Ocean City, Md.- The Ocean City council denied the OC Brewing Company their request for an external grain silo and the right to have on site bottling and canning.More
    The Ocean City Council has denied the OC Brewing Company its request for an external grain silo and the right to have on-site bottling and canning.
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  • Home Invasion Suspect Killed in Crash After Fleeing Police

    Home Invasion Suspect Killed in Crash After Fleeing Police

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:24:44 GMT
    Authorities say a 26-year-old man suspected in a Dagsboro home invasion died in a crash while fleeing from local police in a stolen SUV.More
    Authorities say a 26-year-old man suspected in a Dagsboro home invasion died in a crash while fleeing from local police in a stolen SUV.More
  • Del. Treasurer Candidate Addresses Brush with Law in College

    Del. Treasurer Candidate Addresses Brush with Law in College

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 12:05:24 GMT
    Ken Simpler, a Republican candidate for Delaware state treasurer, is addressing an alcohol-related brush with the law from his college years.More
    Ken Simpler, a Republican candidate for Delaware state treasurer, is addressing an alcohol-related brush with the law from his college years.More
  • Md. Oversight Panel on Health Exchange to Meet

    Md. Oversight Panel on Health Exchange to Meet

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-07-15 12:03:21 GMT
    A legislative panel overseeing Maryland's troubled health care exchange website will get an update on how the state is transitioning to technology that worked much better in Connecticut.More
    A legislative panel overseeing Maryland's troubled health care exchange website will get an update on how the state is transitioning to technology that worked much better in Connecticut.More
  • Deaths from Fentanyl-laced Heroin Reach 11 in Del.

    Deaths from Fentanyl-laced Heroin Reach 11 in Del.

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-07-15 11:54:17 GMT
    Delaware officials have confirmed four additional overdose deaths in the state from heroin laced with fentanyl.More
    Delaware officials have confirmed four additional overdose deaths in the state from heroin laced with fentanyl.More
  • Expanded Tax Credits Benefit Delaware Small Business Owners

    Expanded Tax Credits Benefit Delaware Small Business Owners

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:31:06 GMT
    Small business owners in Delaware will soon be able to take advantage of an expanded tax credit.Gov. Jack Markell plans to sign legislation Tuesday that doubles the state research and development tax credit available to smaller businesses while maintaining the annual cap of $5 million for the credit as a whole.Currently, all businesses are entitled to a state tax credit equal to half of the corresponding federal tax credit for research and development activity in Delaware.More
    Small business owners in Delaware will soon be able to take advantage of an expanded tax credit.Gov. Jack Markell plans to sign legislation Tuesday that doubles the state research and development tax credit available to smaller businesses while maintaining the annual cap of $5 million for the credit as a whole.Currently, all businesses are entitled to a state tax credit equal to half of the corresponding federal tax credit for research and development activity in Delaware.More
  • Va. Teen Runner Died of Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Va. Teen Runner Died of Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 05:05:09 GMT
    A medical examiner has determined that a heart rhythm problem caused the death of a teenager who collapsed after completing a half-marathon in Virginia Beach.More
    A medical examiner has determined that a heart rhythm problem caused the death of a teenager who collapsed after completing a half-marathon in Virginia Beach.More
  • Obama to Discuss Infrastructure in Delaware Visit

    Obama to discuss infrastructure in Delaware visit

    President Obama is visiting Delaware this week to talk about increased investment in America's transportation infrastructure.More
    President Obama is visiting Delaware this week to talk about increased investment in America's transportation infrastructure.More
  • Same-Sex Marriage Brings Economic Boost

    Same-Sex Marriage Brings Economic Boost

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:31:36 GMT
    In a small room on the second floor of the Sussex County government building, sits a wedding pulpit, full of flowers. On Monday a pair of couples held hands, awaiting their opportunity to say "I do." And then the first couple took the stage. " There's no relationship that's stronger, yet more delicate than the bonds of marriage," said Clerk of the Peace John Brady. These are words Brady has become all too comfortable with. He has read them aloud literally hundreds of times.More
    In a small room on the second floor of the Sussex County government building, sits a wedding pulpit, full of flowers. On Monday a pair of couples held hands, awaiting their opportunity to say "I do." And then the first couple took the stage. " There's no relationship that's stronger, yet more delicate than the bonds of marriage," said Clerk of the Peace John Brady. These are words Brady has become all too comfortable with. He has read them aloud literally hundreds of times.More
  • Hurlock Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting a Minor

    Hurlock Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting a Minor

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:27:49 GMT
    Hurlock police arrested a 29-year-old man for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.More
    Hurlock police arrested a 29-year-old man for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.More
  • Delaware Route 1 Toll Increases Effective Aug. 1

    Delaware Route 1 Toll Increases Effective Aug. 1

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:35:36 GMT
    Tolls will increase on Route 1 for weekend traffic effective 7 p.m. Aug. 1, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced Monday. The increase will be $1 above the current weekend toll rates for all vehicle classes, except oversize loads. Route 1 ramp tolls in Smyrna and Dover will not change and all E-ZPass frequent user discounts will remain in effect, DelDOT said.More
    Tolls will increase on Route 1 for weekend traffic effective 7 p.m. Aug. 1, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced Monday. The increase will be $1 above the current weekend toll rates for all vehicle classes, except oversize loads. Route 1 ramp tolls in Smyrna and Dover will not change and all E-ZPass frequent user discounts will remain in effect, DelDOT said.More
  • Citibank Reaches $17M Settlement with Delaware

    Citibank Reaches $17M Settlement with Delaware

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:35:20 GMT
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced Monday that Citigroup Inc. will pay at least $17 million to the state to settle allegations stemming from the bank’s conduct that helped cause the housing crisis.More
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced Monday that Citigroup Inc. will pay at least $17 million to the state to settle allegations stemming from the bank’s conduct that helped cause the housing crisis.More
  • Va. Hospital Group Spends $400,000 on Lobbying

    Va. Hospital Group Spends $400,000 on Lobbying

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:57:43 GMT
    The trade group representing Virginia hospitals is reporting it spent more than $400,000 on lobbying expenses while it was a leading advocate for expanding Medicaid.More
    The trade group representing Virginia hospitals is reporting it spent more than $400,000 on lobbying expenses while it was a leading advocate for expanding Medicaid.More
  • Del. Clerks Expect Fewer Same-Sex Weddings

    Del. Clerks Expect Fewer Same-Sex Weddings

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:40:50 GMT
    More than 2,000 same-sex couples have been married in Delaware in the last 12 months, but court clerks in the state expect the pace to slow going forward.More
    More than 2,000 same-sex couples have been married in Delaware in the last 12 months, but court clerks in the state expect the pace to slow going forward.More
  • Va. Wheat Crop Expected to Top 2013 Production

    Va. wheat crop expected to top 2013 production

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:39:26 GMT
    This year's wheat crop in Virginia is expected to top last year's crop by 1 percent.More
    This year's wheat crop in Virginia is expected to top last year's crop by 1 percent.More
  • Man Found on Floor of Easton Wawa Restroom

    Man Found on Floor of Easton Wawa Restroom

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:05:21 GMT
    Some customers found a man lying on the floor next to a stall in a Wawa convenience store restroom Friday with a silver spoon and a hypodermic syringe next to him, according to the Easton Police Department.More
    Some customers found a man lying on the floor next to a stall in a Wawa convenience store restroom Friday with a silver spoon and a hypodermic syringe next to him, according to the Easton Police Department.More
  • Second Trial to Begin for Va. Woman Accused of Arsons

    Second Trial to Begin for Va. Woman Accused of Arsons

    A woman charged in an Eastern Shore of Virginia arson spree is scheduled to appear in court for her second trial.More
    A woman charged in an Eastern Shore of Virginia arson spree is scheduled to appear in court for her second trial.More
  • Online Gambling Brings Little Revenue to Delaware

    Online Gambling Brings Little Revenue to Delaware

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:04:09 GMT
    Delaware's first fiscal year of online gambling has fallen well short of its target of $5 million in revenue.More
    Delaware's first fiscal year of online gambling has fallen well short of its target of $5 million in revenue.More
  • Governors Group Skirts 'Radioactive' Common Core

    Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:02:44 GMT
    Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite concern about the...More
    Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors.
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  • Va. Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Dorchester Co.

    Va. Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Dorchester Co.

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-07-14 01:42:06 GMT
    Maryland State Police say a 23-year-old Virginia man is dead after an early morning single-vehicle crash in Dorchester County.More
    Maryland State Police say a 23-year-old Virginia man is dead after an early morning single-vehicle crash in Dorchester County.More
  • Delmarva Evangelistic Church Evacuated Due to Smoke in Salisbury

    Delmarva Evangelistic Church Evacuated Due to Smoke in Salisbury

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-07-14 01:37:33 GMT
    The Salisbury Fire Department responded to a church on Gordy Road Sunday night for reports of smoke filling the building.More
    The Salisbury Fire Department responded to a church on Gordy Road Sunday night for reports of smoke filling the building.More
  • Dover Air Force Base Warns of Noise From Training

    Dover Air Force Base Warns of Noise From Training

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:48:22 GMT
    If you live near Dover Air Force Base, you may hear more noise than usual tomorrow. Base officials say you may even feel the ground shake due to training.More
    If you live near Dover Air Force Base, you may hear more noise than usual tomorrow. Base officials say you may even feel the ground shake due to training.
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  • Riverfest Looks To Close Out Weekend Strong

    Riverfest Looks To Close Out Weekend Strong

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:32:41 GMT
    The water rescue that took place outside of the Nanticoke Riverfest event Friday evening took many people by surprise. Although it didn’t directly happen at Riverfest, it was close enough to make an impact. Many say that though, it didn’t stop them from enjoying the event.More
    The water rescue that took place outside of the Nanticoke Riverfest event Friday evening took many people by surprise. Although it didn’t directly happen at Riverfest, it was close enough to make an impact. Many say that though, it didn’t stop them from enjoying the event.More
  • Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart After Car Crash

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart After Car Crash

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-07-12 12:18:15 GMT
    Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.More
    Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.
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  • Parasailing Regulations Push

    Parasailing Regulations Push

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:41:13 GMT
    The National Transportation Safety Board is pushing to regulate one of Ocean City's biggest summer activities, parasailing.More
    The National Transportation Safety Board is pushing to regulate one of Ocean City's biggest summer activities, parasailing.More
  • Debate Rises Over Book Removal

    Debate Rises Over Book Removal

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:28:31 GMT
    Controversy continues to grow after a book was removed from the Cape Henlopen School District summer reading list for college prep and honor students. Cape decided to remove "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," due to what they called obsessive profanity. This decision alarmed many neighbors, who took the action as homophobic, since the novel focuses on a lesbian protagonist finding her sexual identity. Now a local business, a national website, and even the author are getting involved.More
    Controversy continues to grow after a book was removed from the Cape Henlopen School District summer reading list for college prep and honor students. Cape decided to remove "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," due to what they called obsessive profanity. This decision alarmed many neighbors, who took the action as homophobic, since the novel focuses on a lesbian protagonist finding her sexual identity. Now a local business, a national website, and even the author are getting involved.More
  • Hundreds Debate Country Music Festival in Sussex County

    Hundreds Debate Country Music Festival in Sussex County

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:27:32 GMT
    A country music festival might be on its way to Delmarva, but first the organizers need to overcome some fierce opposition to the plan.More
    A country music festival might be on its way to Delmarva, but first the organizers need to overcome some fierce opposition to the plan.
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  • Salisbury Man Sentenced to 33 Years for Sex Abuse

    Salisbury Man Sentenced to 33 Years for Sex Abuse

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:19:21 GMT
    Prosecutors say a Salisbury man will have to spend 33 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor.More
    Prosecutors say a Salisbury man will have to spend 33 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor.More
  • Delaware's Chief Medical Examiner Fired Amid Scandal

    Delaware's Chief Medical Examiner Fired Amid Scandal

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:18:24 GMT
    Delaware's chief medical examiner has been fired on misconduct charges amid a scandal that has rocked the court system and he faces a criminal investigation involving misuse of state resources, state officials disclosed Friday.Dr. Richard Callery was informed of his termination in a letter dated July 4, the effective date of a new law that abolished his office and replaced it with a new division of forensic sciences.More
    Delaware's chief medical examiner has been fired on misconduct charges amid a scandal that has rocked the court system and he faces a criminal investigation involving misuse of state resources, state officials disclosed Friday.Dr. Richard Callery was informed of his termination in a letter dated July 4, the effective date of a new law that abolished his office and replaced it with a new division of forensic sciences.More
  • Body Found in Accomack Creek

    Body Found in Accomack Creek

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:17:59 GMT
    The body fo a 25-year-old Hispanic man was found floating in a creek near Parksley in Accomack County, Va.More
    The body fo a 25-year-old Hispanic man was found floating in a creek near Parksley in Accomack County, Va.More
  • Man Charged in Salisbury Attempted Murder

    Man Charged in Salisbury Attempted Murder

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:17:42 GMT
    Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man for attempted murder and related charges following accusations that he beat his girlfriend so severely outside a Salisbury apartment complex that she lost consciousness.More
    Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man for attempted murder and related charges following accusations that he beat his girlfriend so severely outside a Salisbury apartment complex that she lost consciousness.More
  • Maryland State Assessment Scores Show Expected Drop From Last Year

    Maryland State Assessment Scores Show Expected Drop From Last Year

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:17:25 GMT
    Maryland education officials say students' scores on a statewide reading and math test made an expected drop across the board as the state transitions to new national learning standards.More
    Maryland education officials say students' scores on a statewide reading and math test made an expected drop across the board as the state transitions to new national learning standards.More
  • Delmar Man Convicted of Drug Dealing

    Delmar Man Convicted of Drug Dealing

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:16:51 GMT
    A 41-year-old Delmar, Md. man has been convicted of dealing in cocaine and heroin, as well and firearm charges.More
    A 41-year-old Delmar, Md. man has been convicted of dealing in cocaine and heroin, as well and firearm charges.More
  • Elections Officials Say no Action Against Hogan

    Elections Officials Say no Action Against Hogan

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:30:19 GMT
    Maryland elections officials say a watchdog group founded by Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan engaged in exploratory activities for his benefit as he mulled a run for office.More
    Maryland elections officials say a watchdog group founded by Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan engaged in exploratory activities for his benefit as he mulled a run for office.More
  • Dover Air Force Base Warns of Noise from Training

    Dover Air Force Base warns of noise from training

    Dover Air Force Base officials are warning nearby residents that a civil engineer squadron will be conducting explosives demolition training.More
    Dover Air Force Base officials are warning nearby residents that a civil engineer squadron will be conducting explosives demolition training.More
  • Wanted Sex Offender Arrested in Dover

    Wanted Sex Offender Arrested in Dover

    Friday, July 11 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:19:50 GMT
    A convicted sex offender wanted for failure to re-register his address with authorities has been arrested in Dover.More
    A convicted sex offender wanted for failure to re-register his address with authorities has been arrested in Dover.More
  • Updated: Overturned Truck Leads to Partial Road Closure in Felton

    Updated: Overturned Truck Leads to Partial Road Closure in Felton

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:52:57 GMT
    Authorities say an overturned truck spilled approximately 200 gallons of liquid asphalt on Sandtown Road in Felton early Friday morning, resulting in a partial road closure. More
    Authorities say an overturned truck spilled approximately 200 gallons of liquid asphalt on Sandtown Road in Felton early Friday morning, resulting in a partial road closure. More


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    Keep WBOC and FOX21 on DIRECTV

    Attention DIRECTV customers: Despite WBOC’s and FOX 21’s best efforts to stay on DIRECTV, after July 31, you may no longer see your favorite programming live on DIRECTV. Call DIRECTV at 1-800-531-5000 and tell DIRECTV if it drops WBOC and FOX 21, you will drop DIRECTV.More
    Attention DIRECTV customers: Despite WBOC’s and FOX21’s best efforts to stay on DIRECTV, after July 31, you may no longer see your favorite programming live on DIRECTV. Call DIRECTV at 1-800-531-5000 and tell DIRECTV if it drops WBOC and FOX21, you will drop DIRECTV.
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  • Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:30:42 GMT
    One man was arrested on drug distribution charges and his driver charged with numerous traffic offenses following a high speed pursuit through Dover on Tuesday, according to police.More
    One man was arrested on drug distribution charges and his driver charged with numerous traffic offenses following a high speed pursuit through Dover on Tuesday, according to police.More
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