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  • Pastor Carries Cross from Georgetown to Rehoboth Beach

    Pastor Carries Cross from Georgetown to Rehoboth Beach

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:41:38 GMT
    GEORGETOWN, Del.- About 16 miles separates Georgetown from Rehoboth Beach. That may not sound like a long distance. But picture doing it by foot."We're carrying a cross all the way from the circle in Georgetown on route 9 all the way to Rehoboth," said Pastor Joel Hitchcock of River City Church. Pastor Hitchcock alongside others spent Good Friday carrying a cross. His logic behind it all was simple."The reason for carrying this cross is to remind people of the main reason for Easter."When we ...More
    GEORGETOWN, Del.- About 16 miles separates Georgetown from Rehoboth Beach. That may not sound like a long distance. But picture doing it by foot."We're carrying a cross all the way from the circle in Georgetown on route 9 all the way to Rehoboth," said Pastor Joel Hitchcock of River City Church. Pastor Hitchcock alongside others spent Good Friday carrying a cross. His logic behind it all was simple."The reason for carrying this cross is to remind people of the main reason for Easter."When we ...More
  • Thousands Flock to Delaware Kite Festival

    Thousands Flock to Delaware Kite Festival

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:16:22 GMT
    Hundreds of kites filled the air above the Cape Henlopen State Park for the 46th annual Delaware Kite Festival. Despite some chilly winds, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce said that more than 3,000 people came for the event. They said the event meant more than just fun though, telling WBOC that it creates a large economic boom each year. In the air, various kites could be seen from a multi-colored pelican to a gigantic Garfield, and everything in between.More
    Hundreds of kites filled the air above the Cape Henlopen State Park for the 46th annual Delaware Kite Festival. Despite some chilly winds, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce said that more than 3,000 people came for the event. They said the event meant more than just fun though, telling WBOC that it creates a large economic boom each year. In the air, various kites could be seen from a multi-colored pelican to a gigantic Garfield, and everything in between.
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  • Second Strand of Flu Hits Northeast

    Second Strand of Flu Hits Northeast

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:23:23 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast. Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in six states. Rhode Island is the latest to join the list which includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey and New York. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the flu season started in December and peaked by mid-January, and most of the illnesses were swine flu. But...More
    NEW YORK (AP) - A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast. Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in six states. Rhode Island is the latest to join the list which includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey and New York. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the flu season started in December and peaked by mid-January, and most of the illnesses were swine flu. But...More
  • Cargo Ship Refloated After Being Grounded

    Cargo Ship Refloated After Being Grounded

    The Coast Guard says tug boats are set to try moving a 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay.More
    A 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay has been refloated.More
  • USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group Returns

    USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group Returns

    The USS Harry S. Truman has returned to its homeport in Virginia.More
    The USS Harry S. Truman has returned to its homeport in Virginia.More
  • Some Delmarva Customers Concerned After Michaels Data Breach

    Some Delmarva Customers Concerned After Michaels Data Breach

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:38:38 GMT
    If you happen to shop at Michael's Arts and Crafts, the retail chain says that about 3 million payment cards may have been hit in this latest security breach.More
    If you happen to shop at Michael's Arts and Crafts, the retail chain says that about 3 million payment cards may have been hit in this latest security breach.More
  • Delmarva Chicken Festival to End in 2014

    Delmarva Chicken Festival to End in 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:52:53 GMT
    The Delmarva Chicken Festival is making its last run this year after 65 years on the Delmarva Peninsula.More
    The Delmarva Chicken Festival is making its last run this year after 65 years on the Delmarva Peninsula.More
  • Lawsuit Filed Over Del. Medical Marijuana Effort

    Lawsuit Filed Over Del. Medical Marijuana Effort

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:59:21 GMT
    A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary.More
    A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary.More
  • Va.'s Jobless Rate Rises to 5 Percent in March

    Va.'s Jobless Rate Rises to 5 Percent in March

    The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate rose slightly to 5 percent in March.More
    The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate rose slightly to 5 percent in March.More
  • Oxford-Bellevue Ferry Reopens on Bay for 2014

    Oxford-Bellevue Ferry Reopens on Bay for 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:12:10 GMT
    The ferry between Oxford and Bellevue in Talbot County will begin operating again this year in time for the Easter weekend.More
    The ferry between Oxford and Bellevue in Talbot County will begin operating again this year in time for the Easter weekend.More
  • Va. Governor Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures

    Va. Governor Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:08:47 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is making it easier for felons to regain their voting rights.More
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is making it easier for felons to regain their voting rights.More
  • Tug Boats to Try Moving Cargo Ship Grounded in Virginia

    Tug boats to try moving cargo ship grounded in Va

    The Coast Guard says tug boats are set to try moving a 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay.More
    The Coast Guard says tug boats are set to try moving a 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay.More
  • Police Investigate Serious Crash North of Laurel

    Police Investigate Serious Crash North of Laurel

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:16:32 GMT
    The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred late Thursday night north of Laurel.More
    The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred late Thursday night north of Laurel.More
  • Delaware Festival Will Fill Sky with Kites

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:46:11 GMT
    The start of Easter weekend means it's time for the annual high-flying Great Delaware Kite Festival at Cape Henlopen State Park.More
    The start of Easter weekend means it's time for the annual high-flying Great Delaware Kite Festival at Cape Henlopen State Park.More
  • Stolen Truck Found In Connection To Deadly Home Invasion

    Stolen Truck Found In Connection To Deadly Home Invasion

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 08:40:41 GMT
    Maryland State Police are continuing to search for the suspect involved in a home invasion turned homicide early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.More
    Maryland State Police are continuing to search for the suspect involved in a home invasion turned homicide early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.More
  • MD Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

    MD Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:18:15 GMT
    All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about exactly how much.More
    All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about exactly how much.More
  • Two People Pulled From Berlin House Fire

    Two People Pulled From Berlin House Fire

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:30:40 GMT
    Multiple fire companies from Worcester County responded to a house fire on the 100-block of Branch Street in Berlin Thursday night just after 6 p.m. Units from the Berlin Police Department were also called to the scene. More
    Multiple fire companies from Worcester County responded to a house fire on the 100-block of Branch Street in Berlin Thursday night just after 6 p.m. Units from the Berlin Police Department were also called to the scene.  More
  • Brew Dogs Reality Show Brings Business to Sussex County

    Brew Dogs Reality Show Brings Business to Sussex County

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:27:26 GMT
    Dogfish Head Brewery finished filming tonight for an episode of Esquire Network's Brew Dogs.More
    Dogfish Head Brewery finished filming tonight for an episode of Esquire Network's Brew Dogs.More
  • Cambridge Drawbridge Not Going To Be Scheduled

    Cambridge Drawbridge Not Going To Be Scheduled

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:25:44 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- After weeks of discussion, the Maryland Avenue drawbridge in Cambridge will not be scheduled. That's a good news for Gary Smith, a waterman who works out of Cambridge Creek like many others. Smith says the drawbridge blocks the only exit to the creek, and should stay on demand to boaters."Drivers can work around it, but the watermen can't. I think it's an excellent thing (to keep the bridge on demand) and I hope the issue doesn't come up again." said Smith.One possible solutio...More
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- After weeks of discussion, the Maryland Avenue drawbridge in Cambridge will not be scheduled. That's a good news for Gary Smith, a waterman who works out of Cambridge Creek like many others. Smith says the drawbridge blocks the only exit to the creek, and should stay on demand to boaters."Drivers can work around it, but the watermen can't. I think it's an excellent thing (to keep the bridge on demand) and I hope the issue doesn't come up again." said Smith.One possible solutio...More
  • Neighbors Uneasy After Vienna Bank Robbery

    Neighbors Uneasy After Vienna Bank Robbery

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:24:37 GMT
    It was business as usual at the Hebron Savings Bank in Vienna on Thursday. 24 hours earlier, it was a different story as Maryland State Police say three men wearing masks and armed with hand guns robbed the bank on Market Street.More
    It was business as usual at the Hebron Savings Bank in Vienna on Thursday. 24 hours earlier, it was a different story as Maryland State Police say three men wearing masks and armed with hand guns robbed the bank on Market Street.More
  • Judge: McDonnell Can't Keep Filings From Prosecutors

    Judge: McDonnell Can't Keep Filings From Prosecutors

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:26:09 GMT
    A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not from prosecutors in his public corruption case.More
    A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not from prosecutors in his public corruption case.
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  • Troopers Investigate Armed Robbery of Royal Farms In Dover

    Troopers Investigate Armed Robbery of Royal Farms In Dover

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:45:51 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Royal Farms at 6 West Lebanon Road. Police said the robbery happened early Thursday morning around 2:20 a.m.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Royal Farms at 6 West Lebanon Road. Police said the robbery happened early Thursday morning around 2:20 a.m.More
  • Suspects Sought in Felton Convenience Store Robbery

    Suspects Sought in Felton Convenience Store Robbery

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:45:31 GMT
    Delaware State Police have released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted for holding up a Felton convenience store early morning on April 9.More
    Delaware State Police have released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted for holding up a Felton convenience store early morning on April 9.More
  • Georgetown Family Seeks Help to Win Wheelchair Van for Son

    Georgetown Family Seeks Help to Win Wheelchair Van for Son

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:44:23 GMT
    13-year-old Jarod Coursey of Georgetown is a victim of Shaken Baby Syndrome. He cannot talk, walk, and he is in severe medical condition. Now his family needs Delmarva's help.More
    13-year-old Jarod Coursey of Georgetown is a victim of Shaken Baby Syndrome. He cannot talk, walk, and he is in severe medical condition. Now his family needs Delmarva's help.More
  • Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Governor in Delaware

    Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Governor in Delaware

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:43:24 GMT
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, says he won't seek to that post this year. Instead, he plans to run for governor in 2016.More
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, says he won't seek to that post this year. Instead, he plans to run for governor in 2016.More
  • UPDATE: Dover Police Seek Two Suspects in Home Invasion of Elderly Man

    UPDATE: Dover Police Seek Two Suspects in Home Invasion of Elderly Man

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:43:01 GMT
    Dover Police are looking for 33-year-old Shirley Smith (pictured on right) and a male suspect whom they say are connected with a home invasion and assaulting an 82-year-old man in the 700 block of South Halsey Road.More
    Dover Police are looking for 33-year-old Shirley Smith (pictured on right) and a male suspect whom they say are connected with a home invasion and assaulting an 82-year-old man in the 700 block of South Halsey Road.More
  • Group Vandalized Paintings at Delaware Museum of Art

    Group Vandalized Paintings at Delaware Museum of Art

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:02:03 GMT
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The Delaware Museum of Art says a group of visitors recently vandalized paintings and a statue with stickers.More
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The Delaware Museum of Art says a group of visitors recently vandalized paintings and a statue with stickers.More
  • MSP Seek Suspect Involved in Deadly Home Invasion in Salisbury

    MSP Seek Suspect Involved in Deadly Home Invasion in Salisbury

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:45:47 GMT
    Maryland State Police are investigating a home invasion that left one person dead and another injured early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.More
    Maryland State Police are investigating a home invasion that left one person dead and another injured early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.More
  • Specialty Dog Show Returns to WY&CC

    Specialty Dog Show Returns to WY&CC

    Specialty Dog Show Returns to WY&CC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:43:55 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md- Hundreds of poodles and poodle owners will be coming to the Wicomico Youth Civic Center for the 82nd Annual Poodle Club of America National Specialty Dog Show April 20-25.More
    SALISBURY, Md- Hundreds of poodles and poodle owners will be coming to the Wicomico Youth Civic Center for the 82nd Annual Poodle Club of America National Specialty Dog Show April 20-25.
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  • One Dead, Three in Serious Condition After Crash in Little Creek

    One Dead, Three in Serious Condition After Crash in Little Creek

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:36:43 GMT
    LITTLE CREEK, Del. – A fatal car crash killed one person and sent three others to the hospital.More
    LITTLE CREEK, Del. – A fatal car crash killed one person and sent three others to the hospital.More
  • Elderly Couple Dead in Berlin Murder-Suicide

    Elderly Couple Dead in Berlin Murder-Suicide

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:29:08 GMT
     An elderly couple is dead following a murder suicide in Berlin on Wednesday morning, according to the Worcester County Sheriff's Office. More
     An elderly couple is dead following a murder suicide in Berlin on Wednesday morning, according to the Worcester County Sheriff's Office. More
  • Fire Marshals Investigating House Fire in Cambridge

    Fire Marshals Investigating House Fire in Cambridge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:19:40 GMT
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating what sparked a home fire in Cambridge.More
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating what sparked a home fire in Cambridge.
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  • Dewey Beach House Fire Ruled Accidental

    Dewey Beach House Fire Ruled Accidental

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:44:12 GMT
    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office said that a house fire in Dewey Beach on Wednesday was ruled accidental.More
    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office said that a house fire in Dewey Beach on Wednesday was ruled accidental.More
  • Wicomico County Schools Head to Global Finals

    Wicomico County Schools Head to Global Finals

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:25:58 GMT
    Pinehurst Elementary DI TeamPinehurst Elementary DI Team
    Six Destination Imagination teams from public schools in Wicomico County have earned a trip to the Global Finals in Knoxville for winning performances in the DI State Tournament at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. More
    Six Destination Imagination teams from public schools in Wicomico County have earned a trip to the Global Finals in Knoxville for winning performances in the DI State Tournament at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. More
  • Del. School Board Eyes Charter School Issues

    Del. School Board Eyes Charter School Issues

    Charter schools promise to be a major topic of discussion at this month's meeting of Delaware's state board of education.More
    Charter schools promise to be a major topic of discussion at this month's meeting of Delaware's state board of education.More
  • Motorcycle Events Prepare to Roll onto Delmarva

    Motorcycle Events Prepare to Roll onto Delmarva

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:33:28 GMT
    Two exciting bike events are back bringing bands, exhibitors, demos, food, stunts and four days of fun September 11-14.More
    Two exciting bike events are back bringing bands, exhibitors, demos, food, stunts and four days of fun September 11-14.
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  • Farmers Running Behind Due to Long Winter

    Farmers Running Behind Due to Long Winter

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-04-17 05:58:41 GMT
    It may be April, but there is still some ice on the ground at Emily's Produce just south of Cambridge.More
    It may be April, but there is still some ice on the ground at Emily's Produce just south of Cambridge.
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  • Man Gets Life Terms for Killing Man at Bus Stop

    Man Gets Life Terms for Killing Man at Bus Stop

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:57:58 GMT
    A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime.More
    A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime.More
  • Two MD Officers Sentenced in Inmate Assault

    Two MD Officers Sentenced in Inmate Assault

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:39:48 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.More
    Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.More
  • Farmers and More Attend Delmarva Poultry Industry Banquet

    Farmers and More Attend Delmarva Poultry Industry Banquet

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:42:43 GMT
    Thousands of poultry farmers and workers gathered at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center Wednesday night for the 58th Annual Delmarva Poultry Industry banquet.More
    Thousands of poultry farmers and workers gathered at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center Wednesday night for the 58th Annual Delmarva Poultry Industry banquet.More
  • 2 Pets Killed in Cambridge Fire

    2 Pets Killed in Cambridge Fire

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:40:12 GMT
    Smoke filled Mill Street in Cambridge this afternoon. The Cambridge Fire Chief says crews were called the the scene of a house fire around 3:45 this afternoon.More
    Smoke filled Mill Street in Cambridge this afternoon. The Cambridge Fire Chief says crews were called the the scene of a house fire around 3:45 this afternoon.
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  • Police: Cocaine, Firearms, Safe Full of Cash Seized in Cambridge Raid

    Police: Cocaine, Firearms, Safe Full of Cash Seized in Cambridge Raid

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:33:21 GMT
    The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says a raid on a Cambridge home led to the seizure of cocaine, firearms and a safe full of thousands of dollars worth of cash. More
    The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says a raid on a Cambridge home led to the seizure of cocaine, firearms and a safe full of thousands of dollars worth of cash. 
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  • Emergency Managers Challenged to Educate Public on Hurricane Preparedness

    Emergency Managers Challenged to Educate Public on Hurricane Preparedness

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:30:57 GMT
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two of the country's top disaster experts have challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb and Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Craig Fugate spoke Wednesday at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.Fugate said he doesn't necessarily discourage building along the country's storm-prone coastline. However, he wants city ...More
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two of the country's top disaster experts have challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb and Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Craig Fugate spoke Wednesday at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.Fugate said he doesn't necessarily discourage building along the country's storm-prone coastline. However, he wants city ...More
  • Barge Accident Highlights Delmarva's Dependence on Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

    Barge Accident Highlights Delmarva's Dependence on Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:29:49 GMT
    There were some scary, odd moments on the Chesapeake Bay last night as a cargo ship ran aground near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The bridge is fine, but how would Delmarva feel the impact if it wasn’t?More
    There were some scary, odd moments on the Chesapeake Bay last night as a cargo ship ran aground near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The bridge is fine, but how would Delmarva feel the impact if it wasn’t?
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  • Newark Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Porter Auto Group

    Newark Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Porter Auto Group

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:35:13 GMT
    Newark Police are investigating a bomb threat at the Porter Auto Group in New Castle County.More
    Newark Police are investigating a bomb threat at the Porter Auto Group in New Castle County.More
  • New Traffic Light Eases Safety Concerns

    New Traffic Light Eases Safety Concerns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:23:08 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- If you drove down Route 8 in Dover this week you might have noticed something different. A new traffic light. DelDOT put the new traffic light up to help with traffic and safety. “We were approached by the city of Dover and Capital School District,” said Sandy Roumillat the Chief of Community Relations at DelDOT. “They were looking at the recirculation plan getting buses in and out of the campus of the elementary school.” The intersection is right next to Booker T Washington Ele...More
    DOVER, Del.- If you drove down Route 8 in Dover this week you might have noticed something different. A new traffic light. DelDOT put the new traffic light up to help with traffic and safety. “We were approached by the city of Dover and Capital School District,” said Sandy Roumillat the Chief of Community Relations at DelDOT. “They were looking at the recirculation plan getting buses in and out of the campus of the elementary school.” The intersection is right next to Booker T Washington Ele...More
  • Flowers and Trees Weather the Cold Snap

    Flowers and Trees Weather the Cold Snap

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:07:29 GMT
    Large portions of Delmarva saw temperatures at or below freezing Tuesday night into Wednesday.More
    Large portions of Delmarva saw temperatures at or below freezing Tuesday night into Wednesday.
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  • Beef Prices Skyrocket, Chicken Industry Benefits

    Beef Prices Skyrocket, Chicken Industry Benefits

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:04:04 GMT
    It's almost grilling season, but burger sales might not be king this year, as beef prices continue to skyrocket nationwide. With the prices rising so drastically, that opens the door for chicken, which has become the meat of choice for many consumers. On Delmarva, there is no shortage of chicken farms, which means many locally are reaping the benefits of this trend.More
    It's almost grilling season, but burger sales might not be king this year, as beef prices continue to skyrocket nationwide. With the prices rising so drastically, that opens the door for chicken, which has become the meat of choice for many consumers. On Delmarva, there is no shortage of chicken farms, which means many locally are reaping the benefits of this trend.More
  • Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

    Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:02:18 GMT
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures. It would be the next chapter in Maryland's efforts to comply with a Court of Appeals ruling that defendants have a right to legal counsel at every bail hearing. Legislators failed to agree on a solution this past session.
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    Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures. It would be the next chapter in Maryland's efforts to comply with a Court of Appeals ruling that defendants have a right to legal counsel at every bail hearing. Legislators failed to agree on a solution this past session.
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  • Delaware AG's Office Target of Overtime Lawsuit

    Delaware AG's Office Target of Overtime Lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:13:57 GMT
    DOVER, Del. (AP) - Three men who worked as detectives in the Delaware attorney general's office have filed a lawsuit claiming that the justice agency and Attorney General Beau Biden have refused to pay them overtime.More
    DOVER, Del. (AP) - Three men who worked as detectives in the Delaware attorney general's office have filed a lawsuit claiming that the justice agency and Attorney General Beau Biden have refused to pay them overtime.
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  • Police Investigate Vienna Bank Robbery

    Police Investigate Vienna Bank Robbery

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:18:58 GMT
    Maryland State Police and the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office are investigating a bank robbery in Vienna.More
    Maryland State Police and the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office are investigating a bank robbery in Vienna.More
  • Markell Clean Water Proposal Gains Little Traction

    Markell Clean Water Proposal Gains Little Traction

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:13:13 GMT
    Members of a state water advisory panel expressed concern Tuesday that a clean-water initiative proposed by Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has failed to win much support in the legislature.More
    Members of a state water advisory panel expressed concern Tuesday that a clean-water initiative proposed by Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has failed to win much support in the legislature.More
  • Milford Police Charge A Dover Man in Connection with Tire Slashings

    Milford Police Charge A Dover Man in Connection with Tire Slashings

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:10:10 GMT
    42-year-old Morris L. Simms III of Dover.42-year-old Morris L. Simms III of Dover.
    Milford Police arrested and charged a Dover man they said is connected with multiple tire slashings in Milford.More
    Milford Police charged a Dover man they said is connected with multiple tire slashings in Milford.More
  • Rabid Cat Bites Two People in Norfolk

    Rabid Cat Bites Two People in Norfolk

    Norfolk health officials are canvassing a neighborhood for potential rabies exposure after a rabid cat bit two people.More
    Norfolk health officials are canvassing a neighborhood for potential rabies exposure after a rabid cat bit two people.More
  • Free Coffee All Day at Wawa

    Free Coffee All Day at Wawa

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:42:09 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.More
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.
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  • Va. Small Business Owners Advocate for Medicaid

    Va. Small Business Owners Advocate for Medicaid

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:40:10 GMT
    A group of small business owners want Virginia House Republicans to drop their opposition to expanding publicly funded health care to low-income residents.More
    A group of small business owners want Virginia House Republicans to drop their opposition to expanding publicly funded health care to low-income residents.More
  • Del. Bill Would Allow Alcohol in Movie Theaters

    Del. Bill Would Allow Alcohol in Movie Theaters

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:40:02 GMT
     A Delaware House Bill that is currently in committee would legalize the sale of liquor, wine and beer in movies theaters in the state.More
     A Delaware House Bill that is currently in committee would legalize the sale of liquor, wine and beer in movies theaters in the state.More
  • Local Md. Runner Returns to Boston Marathon

    Local Md. Runner Returns to Boston Marathon

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:20:53 GMT
    Berlin runner returns to the Boston Marathon finish line, the place of a 2013 terrorist attack, to reclaim it as a place of hope.More
    Berlin runner returns to the Boston Marathon finish line, the place of a 2013 terrorist attack, to reclaim it as a place of hope.More
  • Officials Celebrate Delmarva Poultry Industry

    Officials celebrate Delmarva poultry industry

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    Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry.More
    Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry.More
  • Two Delaware Women Reflect on Boston Marathon Bombings Anniversary

    Two Delaware Women Reflect on Boston Marathon Bombings Anniversary

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:11:38 GMT
    Last year's Boston marathon was the first for Schwartz-Chi. Now, she's heading back for round two.More
    Last year's Boston marathon was the first for Schwartz-Chi. Now, she's heading back for round two.More
  • Two Ships Collide in VA Shipping Channel

    Two Ships Collide in VA Shipping Channel

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-04-16 05:20:21 GMT
    The Coast Guard says two ships have collided in a main shipping channel off the Virginia coast while a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in high winds gusting up to 70 mph.More
    The Coast Guard says two ships have collided in a main shipping channel off the Virginia coast while a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in high winds gusting up to 70 mph.More
  • Tax Filing Day Goes Digital

    Tax Filing Day Goes Digital

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:34:29 GMT
    Across the country, people faced the deadline Tuesday to file their taxes. However, the scene was vastly different from that of just a decade or two in the past. At Post Offices across the nation, the mad-rush that defined this day in the past has all but disappeared, being replaced by an electronic process.More
    Across the country, people faced the deadline Tuesday to file their taxes. However, the scene was vastly different from that of just a decade or two in the past. At Post Offices across the nation, the mad-rush that defined this day in the past has all but disappeared, being replaced by an electronic process.More
  • More Store Closures Coming To Delaware

    More Store Closures Coming To Delaware

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:33:00 GMT
    SEAFORD, De.- Another major store is closing in Delaware. This time it’s the Sears in Seaford. This comes shortly after news broke that the Kmart store in Dover was closing. Both stores will be closing its doors this summer. It’s all part of changes coming to the Sears Holding Corporation. Customers were not too happy about their local store closing. "I hate it. I don't like it at all,” said Ruth Sneller of Seaford. “Just means we have to go somewhere else to buy especially appliances an...More
    SEAFORD, De.- Another major store is closing in Delaware. This time it’s the Sears in Seaford. This comes shortly after news broke that the Kmart store in Dover was closing. Both stores will be closing its doors this summer. It’s all part of changes coming to the Sears Holding Corporation. Customers were not too happy about their local store closing. "I hate it. I don't like it at all,” said Ruth Sneller of Seaford. “Just means we have to go somewhere else to buy especially appliances an...More
  • County Councilman Says Parts of Eastern Sussex Are "At Capacity"

    County Councilman Says Parts of Eastern Sussex Are "At Capacity"

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:31:33 GMT
    Each summer, the Delaware coastline is flooded with tourists and seasonal visitors, which brings the area a tremendous amount of economic business. But one county councilman has voiced his concerns with the tremendous growth in Eastern Sussex County, saying that parts of the area are at full capacity.More
    Each summer, the Delaware coastline is flooded with tourists and seasonal visitors, which brings the area a tremendous amount of economic business. But one county councilman has voiced his concerns with the tremendous growth in Eastern Sussex County, saying that parts of the area are at full capacity.More
  • Defense Contractor Agrees to $1.1M Settlement

    Defense Contractor Agrees to $1.1M Settlement

    Federal officials say a Virginia defense contractor has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that the company falsified its employees' qualifications to overbill the government.More
    Federal officials say a Virginia defense contractor has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that the company falsified its employees' qualifications to overbill the government.More
  • Two People Critically Injured in Crash

    Two People Critically Injured in Crash

    Delaware State Police say two drivers were critically injured in a four-vehicle crash in New Castle.More
    Delaware State Police say two drivers were critically injured in a four-vehicle crash in New Castle.More
  • Transforming Wallops Island into a Tourist Destination

    Transforming Wallops Island into a Tourist Destination

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:55:57 GMT
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    coming right back......More
  • Princess Anne Man Arrested for 7th Drunken Driving Offense

    Princess Anne Man Arrested for 7th Drunken Driving Offense

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:52:53 GMT
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Princess Anne man on his seventh drunken driving offense.More
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Princess Anne man on his seventh drunken driving offense.More
  • Armed Robbery at Wilmington Convenience Store

    Armed Robbery at Wilmington Convenience Store

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:27:00 GMT
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police are looking for a man who robbed a Wilmington convenience store at gunpoint.More
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police are looking for a man who robbed a Wilmington convenience store at gunpoint.
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  • Man Charged After Dragging a Tree onto Neighbor's Yard

    Man Charged After Dragging a Tree onto Neighbor's Yard

    Man Charged After Dragging a Tree onto Neighbor's Yard

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:10:24 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.- A Salisbury, Md. man has been charged with malicious destruction of property and littering after dragging a tree onto a neighbor’s yard.More
    SALISBURY, Md.- A Salisbury, Md. man has been charged with malicious destruction of property and littering after dragging a tree onto a neighbor’s yard.
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  • Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards

    Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:27:27 GMT
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.More
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.More
  • Bills to Facilitate Prison Guard Investigations

    Bills to Facilitate Prison Guard Investigations

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:07:31 GMT
    The governor has signed a series of bills aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the Black Guerrilla Family case at the Baltimore Jail.More
    The governor has signed a series of bills aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the Black Guerrilla Family case at the Baltimore Jail.More
  • State Offers to Help Pay for Va. Beach Light Rail

    State Offers to Help Pay for Va. Beach Light Rail

    The state is offering to pay up to $155 million to extend light rail in Virginia Beach, as long as it doesn't use magnetic levitation technology.More
    The state is offering to pay up to $155 million to extend light rail in Virginia Beach, as long as it doesn't use magnetic levitation technology.More
  • Police Continue Probe of Salisbury Walmart Bomb Threat

    Police Continue Probe of Salisbury Walmart Bomb Threat

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:17:33 GMT
    Salisbury police say they are continuing to investigate last weekend's bomb threat that was called in to the Walmart at 2702 N. Salisbury Boulevard.More
    Salisbury police say they are continuing to investigate last weekend's bomb threat that was called in to the Walmart at 2702 N. Salisbury Boulevard. More
  • 5 Arrested in Dover Brawl

    5 Arrested in Dover Brawl

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:14:55 GMT
    Police say five women were arrested following a large brawl that broke out at a sports bar in Dover early Monday morning.More
    Police say five women were arrested following a large brawl that broke out at a sports bar in Dover early Monday morning. More
  • Fisker Creditors to Get $35M, Del. Expects Little

    Fisker Creditors to Get $35M, Del. Expects Little

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:50:00 GMT
    Fisker Automotive's unsecured creditors will get $35 million in cash and stock under a new bankruptcy settlement. But Gov. Jack Markell's office warned Monday that despite last week's settlement, Delaware won't see much for the $21.5 million in economic development incentives it awarded Fisker in 2010.
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    Fisker Automotive's unsecured creditors will get $35 million in cash and stock under a new bankruptcy settlement. But Gov. Jack Markell's office warned Monday that despite last week's settlement, Delaware won't see much for the $21.5 million in economic development incentives it awarded Fisker in 2010.

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  • Beat the Peak Alert Issued for Wednesday

    Beat the Peak Alert Issued for Wednesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:33:24 GMT
    Because of Wednesday morning's anticipated colder than normal temperatures, Delaware Electric and Choptank Electric cooperatives are asking their members to voluntarily conserve or limit energy usage between the hours of 6 and 8 a.m.More
    Because of Wednesday morning's anticipated colder than normal temperatures, Delaware Electric and Choptank Electric cooperatives are asking their members to voluntarily conserve or limit energy usage between the hours of 6 and 8 a.m.More
  • Clayton Man Arrested for Manufacturing Meth

    Clayton Man Arrested for Manufacturing Meth

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:21:09 GMT
    Delaware State Police in Kent County say a tip from the public has led to the arrest of a Clayton man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine inside his house.More
    Delaware State Police in Kent County say a tip from the public has led to the arrest of a Clayton man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine inside his house.
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  • New Judge Appointed to Lead Maryland District Court

    New Judge Appointed to Lead Maryland District Court

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:08:01 GMT
    A judge from Prince George's County will take over this spring as the top judge of Maryland District Court. ...More
    A judge from Prince George's County will take over this spring as the top judge of Maryland District Court. ...More
  • Del. Officials Eye Science, Technology and Math

    Del. Officials Eye Science, Technology and Math

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:00:16 GMT
    State officials are joining with the Dow chemical company and Junior Achievement to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math instruction in Delaware's middle schools.More
    State officials are joining with the Dow chemical company and Junior Achievement to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math instruction in Delaware's middle schools.More
  • Milford Central Academy Mourns Death of Principal, Daughter

    Milford Central Academy Mourns Death of Principal, Daughter

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:40:24 GMT
    At the Milford Central Academy, it was an emotional day, as the school community mourned a deadly car accident over the weekend. The accident took the life of Tricia Martin, the principal of the school, as well as her 10-year old daughter.The accident happened at approximately 10:40 Friday evening on Baratt's Chapel Road in Frederica, according to police. She was driving west on that road when her car went off the roadway, hitting a telephone box, fence and embankment.More
    At the Milford Central Academy, it was an emotional day, as the school community mourned a deadly car accident over the weekend. The accident took the life of Tricia Martin, the principal of the school, as well as her 10-year old daughter.The accident happened at approximately 10:40 Friday evening on Baratt's Chapel Road in Frederica, according to police. She was driving west on that road when her car went off the roadway, hitting a telephone box, fence and embankment.More
  • Salisbury City Council Considers Pay Raises

    Salisbury City Council Considers Pay Raises

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:38:54 GMT
    Salisbury City Council and Mayor last received a pay increase in 2007. At Monday night's council meeting, members tabled an ordinance that would bump up their salaries.More
    Salisbury City Council and Mayor last received a pay increase in 2007. At Monday night's council meeting, members tabled an ordinance that would bump up their salaries.More
  • Hashing Out Details of New Marijuana Law in Md.

    Hashing Out Details of New Marijuana Law in Md.

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:38:35 GMT
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.More
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.More
  • Officers Raid Party at Sussex Co. VFW, Seize Alcohol and Cash

    Officers Raid Party at Sussex Co. VFW, Seize Alcohol and Cash

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:37:49 GMT
    Agents with the Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement raided the Sussex Memorial VFW in Millsboro Saturday evening. A party had rented out the post.More
    Agents with the Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement raided the Sussex Memorial VFW in Millsboro Saturday evening. A party had rented out the post.More
  • O'Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

    O'Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

    The Maryland State's Attorneys Association is urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.More
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1.More
  • Updated: Delaware Leaders Discuss Workforce Training

    Updated: Delaware Leaders Discuss Workforce Training

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:34:19 GMT
    Gov. Jack Markell is urging Delaware business leaders to spread the word about the importance of holding Delaware school students to higher standards and making sure they are college and career ready when they leave school.
       
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    Gov. Jack Markell is urging Delaware business leaders to spread the word about the importance of holding Delaware school students to higher standards and making sure they are college and career ready when they leave school.
       
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  • Coast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat off Lewes

    Coast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat off Lewes

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:31:29 GMT
    The Coast Guard says it medevaced a 49-year-old man Monday morning from a fishing boat about 50 miles offshore from Lewes.More
    The Coast Guard says it medevaced a 49-year-old man Monday morning from a fishing boat about 50 miles offshore from Lewes.More
  • Two Arrested in Seaford Robbery

    Two Arrested in Seaford Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:31:16 GMT
    Police have arrested two suspects accused of robbing a man late Saturday night in Seaford.More
    Police have arrested two suspects accused of robbing a man late Saturday night in Seaford.More
  • Man Drowns off Fishing Pier on Virginia's Eastern Shore

    Man Drowns off Fishing Pier on Virginia's Eastern Shore

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:40:44 GMT
    Authorities say a 30-year-old man accidentally drowned early Monday while trying to retrieve his car keys from the water on Virginia's Eastern Shore.More
    Authorities say a 30-year-old man accidentally drowned early Monday while trying to retrieve his car keys from the water on Virginia's Eastern Shore.More
  • Md. Prosecutors Urge Veto of Pot Leniency Bill

    Md. Prosecutors Urge Veto of Pot Leniency Bill

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:45:18 GMT
    The Maryland State's Attorneys Association is urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.More
    The Maryland State's Attorneys Association is urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.More
  • Congressional Report Presses for E-cigarette Rules

    Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:52:45 GMT
    A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry.More
    A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry.More
  • U.S. Retail Sales up Strong 1.1 Percent in March

    U.S. Retail Sales up Strong 1.1 Percent in March

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:25:32 GMT
    U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.More
    U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.More
  • Va. Medicaid Expansion Debate Good for Insurers

    Va. Medicaid Expansion Debate Good for Insurers

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:54:09 GMT
    Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.
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    Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome. More
  • Milford Central Academy Staff Preps for Tough Monday Morning

    Milford Central Academy Staff Preps for Tough Monday Morning

    Milford Central Academy Staff Preps for Tough Monday Morning

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-04-14 04:16:18 GMT
     Dr. Tricia's Martin's reserved parking space. Dr. Tricia's Martin's reserved parking space.
    MILFORD, Del.- Faculty and staff at Milford Central Academy held a private meeting Sunday evening to prepare for a tough Monday morning at school.More
    MILFORD, Del.- Faculty and staff at Milford Central Academy held a private meeting Sunday evening to prepare for a tough Monday morning at school.
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  • Millsboro Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Millsboro Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:24:57 GMT
    The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Sunday just west of Dover.More
    The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Sunday just west of Dover.More
  • UPDATE: Milford Central Academy Principal and Daughter Die in Car Crash

    UPDATE: Milford Central Academy Principal and Daughter Die in Car Crash

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:31:53 GMT
    42-year-old Tricia Martin, and her 10-year-old daughter, Taryn, have both died after a car accident in Frederica.More
    42-year-old Tricia Martin, and her 10-year-old daughter, Taryn, have both died after a car accident in Frederica.More
  • Salisbury Walmart Cleared After Bomb Threat

    Salisbury Walmart Cleared After Bomb Threat

    Sunday, April 13 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-13 18:31:36 GMT
    Salisbury Police say the Walmart on North Salisbury Blvd. was cleared and reopened around 2am Sunday after a bomb threat was called in late Saturday night. Police say no bomb was found.More
    Salisbury Police say the Walmart on North Salisbury Blvd. was cleared and reopened around 2am Sunday after a bomb threat was called in late Saturday night. Police say no bomb was found.More
  • Del. National Guard Hosting Welcome Home Ceremony

    Del. National Guard Hosting Welcome Home Ceremony

    The Delaware National Guard will host a welcome home ceremony for approximately 300 members returning from Afghanistan.More
    The Delaware National Guard will host a welcome home ceremony for approximately 300 members returning from Afghanistan.More
  • Cambridge Police Search for Shooting Suspects

    Cambridge Police Search for Shooting Suspects

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:45:38 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. -  The Cambridge Police Department confirm that officers are investigating a double shooting in Dorchester County Friday evening.More
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. -  The Cambridge Police Department confirm that officers are investigating a double shooting in Dorchester County Friday evening.More
  • SU Students Make a Difference During 'Big Event'

    SU Students Make a Difference During 'Big Event'

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:41:37 GMT
     Students at Salisbury University came together to make a difference in neighboring communities for a 'big' community service event today.More
     Students at Salisbury University came together to make a difference in neighboring communities for a 'big' community service event today.
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  • Millsboro Man Killed in Scooter Accident

    Millsboro Man Killed in Scooter Accident

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-12 13:53:27 GMT
    Delaware State Police say a Millsboro man died early Saturday in a scooter accident that happened southwest of Gumboro.More
    Delaware State Police say a Millsboro man died early Saturday in a scooter accident that happened southwest of Gumboro.More
  • Carlisle Fire Company Announces Recruitment Day Sunday in Delaware

    Carlisle Fire Company Announces Recruitment Day Sunday in Delaware

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-04-12 12:58:38 GMT
    The Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Association along with The Carlisle Fire Company announced a statewide 1st Annual Recruitment Day being held on April 13.More
    The Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Association along with The Carlisle Fire Company announced a statewide 1st Annual Recruitment Day being held on April 13.More
  • Authorities Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

    Authorities Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-04-12 09:50:47 GMT
    Investigators with the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's office are searching for a suspect they say robbed a bank in Chester.More
    KENT ISLAND, Md.- Investigators with the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's office are searching for a suspect they say robbed a bank in Chester.
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  • Could Bundick Get 62 Separate Trials?

    Could Bundick Get 62 Separate Trials?

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:46:59 GMT
    The judge in the case of Tonya Bundick said he wants to begin his review of a motion filed for over five dozen different trials by Monday.  The defense for convicted arsonist, Tonya Bundick, wants to have separate trials for each one of Bundick's counts of arson.More
    The judge in the case of Tonya Bundick said he wants to begin his review of a motion filed for over five dozen different trials by Monday.  The defense for convicted arsonist, Tonya Bundick, wants to have separate trials for each one of Bundick's counts of arson.More
  • Salisbury Cocaine Dealer Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Prison

    Salisbury Cocaine Dealer Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Prison

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:45:01 GMT
    A Salisbury man was sentenced Friday to more than ten years in prison for drug trafficking charges.More
    A Salisbury man was sentenced Friday to more than ten years in prison for drug trafficking charges.More
  • Ironman Triathlon Coming to Dorchester County

    Ironman Triathlon Coming to Dorchester County

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:43:46 GMT
    Eagleman and Chesapeakeman have both taken place in Cambridge over the past several years, but just a few months ago the race director for both events, said the future of those races was in doubt. More
    Eagleman and Chesapeakeman have both taken place in Cambridge over the past several years, but just a few months ago the race director for both events, said the future of those races was in doubt. 
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  • Georgetown Woman Wins $182,100 Lottery Prize

    Georgetown Woman Wins $182,100 Lottery Prize

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:28:44 GMT
    The Delaware Lottery announced Friday that a 59-year-old Georgetown woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, won a top prize of $182,100 earlier this week. This is the second largest top prize in the history of the "Multi-Win Lotto" game, according to lottery officials. More
    The Delaware Lottery announced Friday that a 59-year-old Georgetown woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, won a top prize of $182,100 earlier this week. This is the second largest top prize in the history of the "Multi-Win Lotto" game, according to lottery officials.  More
  • More Admissions at Mental Health Facilities in Va.

    More Admissions at Mental Health Facilities in Va.

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:09:31 GMT
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Admissions at mental health facilities have spiked following the high profile suicide of a state senator's son.More
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Admissions at mental health facilities have spiked following the high profile suicide of a state senator's son.More
  • Del. Doctor Gets 3 Years in Waterboarding Case

    Del. Doctor Gets 3 Years in Waterboarding Case

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:54:40 GMT
    A judge sentenced a former Sussex County pediatrician known for research on paranormal science and near-death experiences involving children to three years in prison Friday for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding the girl's head under a faucet.More
    A judge sentenced a former Sussex County pediatrician known for research on paranormal science and near-death experiences involving children to three years in prison Friday for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding the girl's head under a faucet.More
  • Investigators Searching for Burglary Suspect

    Investigators Searching for Burglary Suspect

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:08:01 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities with the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation are looking for a burglary suspect who broke into Andy's Place Restaurant in Salisbury.More
    SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities with the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation are looking for a burglary suspect who broke into Andy's Place Restaurant in Salisbury.
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  • Dover Police Investigating Early Morning Stabbing

    Dover Police Investigating Early Morning Stabbing

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:25:44 GMT
    Police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a fight and stabbing that occurred early Friday morning in the Hamlet Shopping Center in Dover. More
    Police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a fight and stabbing that occurred early Friday morning in the Hamlet Shopping Center in Dover. More
  • Second Arrest Made in Dover Armed Robbery

    Second Arrest Made in Dover Armed Robbery

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:43:36 GMT
    Police have made a second arrest in connection with an armed robbery that happened last month at the U.S. Gas station in Dover.More
    Police have made a second arrest in connection with an armed robbery that happened last month at the U.S. Gas station in Dover.More
  • One Killed in Dorchester County Crash

    One Killed in Dorchester County Crash

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:38:19 GMT
    Maryland State Police are investigating a Friday morning crash in Dorchester County that claimed a person's life.More
    Maryland State Police are investigating a Friday morning crash in Dorchester County that claimed a person's life.More
  • Comcast Increases Internet Speeds in Northeast

    Comcast increases Internet speeds in DC, Northeast

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:38:23 GMT
    Comcast says it has increased its Internet speeds in the Northeast region at no additional cost to customers.More
    Comcast says it has increased its Internet speeds in the Northeast region at no additional cost to customers.More
  • Del. Officials Appeal Injunction on Campaign Law

    Del. Officials Appeal Injunction on Campaign Law

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:28:02 GMT
    Delaware officials are appealing a federal judge's ruling prohibiting them from enforcing a campaign finance law that is being challenged by a conservative group.More
    Delaware officials are appealing a federal judge's ruling prohibiting them from enforcing a campaign finance law that is being challenged by a conservative group.More
  • Salisbury Business Destroyed by Fire

    Salisbury Business Destroyed by Fire

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:15:00 GMT
    Authorities continue to investigate a Thursday night blaze that destroyed a motor vehicle repair facility in Salisbury.More
    Authorities continue to investigate a Thursday night blaze that destroyed a motor vehicle repair facility in Salisbury.More
  • Cambridge Police Try Out Body Cameras

    Cambridge Police Try Out Body Cameras

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:36:06 GMT
    Not many people in Cambridge have noticed that for the past several weeks, 36 police officers are now wearing cameras attached to their uniforms.  Police say the small cameras, no larger than a car key, are an important tool for their law enforcement activities.More
    Not many people in Cambridge have noticed that for the past several weeks, 36 police officers are now wearing cameras attached to their uniforms.  Police say the small cameras, no larger than a car key, are an important tool for their law enforcement activities.More
  • Dewey Beach to Discuss Traffic Calming Devices

    Dewey Beach to Discuss Traffic Calming Devices

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-04-11 11:58:36 GMT
    The Dewey Beach Town Council will discuss putting traffic calming devices on West Street at its next meeting.More
    The Dewey Beach Town Council will discuss putting traffic calming devices on West Street at its next meeting.More
  • Va. Defends Plan to Restore Chesapeake Bay

    Va. Defends Plan to Restore Chesapeake Bay

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:33:11 GMT
    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Virginia is defending the federal and state plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay. Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Thursday the state has filed a friend-of-the court brief in support of pollution limits to restore the bay after decades of neglect. The filing is with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. Farm industry groups are appealing a federal judge's decision last September to uphold the federal pollution limits. At a news conference in Hampto...More
    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Virginia is defending the federal and state plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay. Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Thursday the state has filed a friend-of-the court brief in support of pollution limits to restore the bay after decades of neglect. The filing is with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. Farm industry groups are appealing a federal judge's decision last September to uphold the federal pollution limits. At a news conference in Hampto...More
  • Pair of Shootings Have Neighbors on Edge

    Pair of Shootings Have Neighbors on Edge

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:31:34 GMT
    A pair of shootings have neighbors in one Sussex County community on edge. The shootings both took place in Milford on Montgomery Street within the past week. Now the police are looking for the public's help to find those responsible.The most recent shooting took place on Wednesday when a 33-year old man was shot, according to police. That victim was brought to Christiana Care Hospital, where he now is in stable condition.More
    A pair of shootings have neighbors in one Sussex County community on edge. The shootings both took place in Milford on Montgomery Street within the past week. Now the police are looking for the public's help to find those responsible.The most recent shooting took place on Wednesday when a 33-year old man was shot, according to police. That victim was brought to Christiana Care Hospital, where he now is in stable condition.More
  • GreenSBY Group Talks Salisbury Community Gardens, Some People Skeptical

    GreenSBY Group Talks Salisbury Community Gardens, Some People Skeptical

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:30:46 GMT
    Making Salisbury a greener city to live. That's the goal of GreenSBY. It's a local group of volunteers who have been talking about building a network of community gardens around the city.More
    Making Salisbury a greener city to live. That's the goal of GreenSBY. It's a local group of volunteers who have been talking about building a network of community gardens around the city.More
  • Property Tax Increases Could Be Coming In Wicomico County

    Property Tax Increases Could Be Coming In Wicomico County

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:44:11 GMT
    We're less than halfway through 2014 but Wicomico County officials are already looking to fiscal year 2015.More
    We're less than halfway through 2014 but Wicomico County officials are already looking to fiscal year 2015.More
  • Motions Hearing Held for Convicted Accomack Arsonist

    Motions Hearing Held for Convicted Accomack Arsonist

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:22:29 GMT
    A judge has approved a change of venue request for convicted Accomack County arsonist Tonya S. Bundick if she goes to trial on the additional 62 charges filed against her.More
    A judge has approved a change of venue request for convicted Accomack County arsonist Tonya S. Bundick if she goes to trial on the additional 62 charges filed against her.More
  • Del. Obamacare Enrollment Tops 11,000, Jumped Close to Deadline

    Del. Obamacare Enrollment Tops 11,000, Jumped Close to Deadline

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:21:11 GMT
    Delaware's Obamacare enrollment numbers jumped in the final days before the sign up deadline.More
    Delaware's Obamacare enrollment numbers jumped in the final days before the sign up deadline.More
  • Wicomico Sheriff's Office Warns Public of Scam

    Wicomico Sheriff's Office Warns Public of Scam

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:47:02 GMT
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office is issuing a scam alert after a Salisbury man was bilked out of several hundred dollars by an unknown caller pretending to be an attorney.More
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office is issuing a scam alert after a Salisbury man was bilked out of several hundred dollars by an unknown caller pretending to be an attorney.More
  • Family Dollar to Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

    Family Dollar to Cut Jobs, Close About 370 Stores

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:44:37 GMT
    Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. The discount store operator will also lower prices on about 1,000 basic items.More
    Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. The discount store operator will also lower prices on about 1,000 basic items.More
  • Del. Governor Gets Tax Increases Approved

    Del. Governor Gets Tax Increases Approved

    A package of tax increases that Gov. Jack Markell is relying on to help pay for his proposed spending plan for next fiscal year is on the way to his desk for his signature.More
    A package of tax increases that Gov. Jack Markell is relying on to help pay for his proposed spending plan for next fiscal year is on the way to his desk for his signature.More
  • House Defeats Bipartisan Fix to 'Obamacare'

    House Defeats Bipartisan Fix to 'Obamacare'

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:19:18 GMT
    The House on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan fix to the Affordable Care Act that would exempt U.S. health plans sold to expatriate workers from having to comply with the law's mandates.More
    The House on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan fix to the Affordable Care Act that would exempt U.S. health plans sold to expatriate workers from having to comply with the law's mandates.
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  • Milford Police Probe 2 Shooting Incidents

    Milford Police Probe 2 Shooting Incidents

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:56:13 GMT
    Milford police are asking the public's help in providing information about two separate shooting incidents that left two men injured.More
    Milford police are asking the public's help in providing information about two separate shooting incidents that left two men injured. More
  • Applications for U.S. Jobless Aid Dip 32K to 300,000

    Applications for U.S. Jobless Aid Dip 32K to 300,000

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:14:10 GMT
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000.More
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000.More
  • Robbery Suspect Arrested Following Fruitland Area Manhunt

    Robbery Suspect Arrested Following Fruitland Area Manhunt

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:07:24 GMT
    Fruitland Police have made an arrest following a manhunt through Fruitland Wednesday evening. Police say Tyler A. Gaskins was arrested in connection to an armed robbery with a knife. More
    A suspect is behind bars on armed robbery and related charges after he led police on a manhunt in the Fruitland area on Wednesday evening.More
  • 18-Year-Old Convicted in Death of Easton Teen

    18-Year-Old Convicted in Death of Easton Teen

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:28:54 GMT
    An 18-year-old man has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a friend during a campout in Maryland where they used a hallucinogenic drug.More
    An 18-year-old man has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a friend during a campout in Maryland where they used a hallucinogenic drug.More
  • Pocomoke City Homeowners Raise Water Quality Concerns

    Pocomoke City Homeowners Raise Water Quality Concerns

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:54:44 GMT
    Pocomoke City officials have received several complaints about water quality from some homeowners. One Pocomoke City man says he refuse to drink his running water because of its current condition.More
    Pocomoke City officials have received several complaints about water quality from some homeowners. One Pocomoke City man says he refuse to drink his running water because of its current condition.More
  • 2,000 Johns Hopkins Hospital Employees on Strike

    2,000 Johns Hopkins Hospital Employees on Strike

    Two thousand Johns Hopkins hospital employees from maintenance workers to housekeepers and kitchen staff are on strike after union leaders and officials failed to agree on a wage increase.More
    Two thousand Johns Hopkins hospital employees from maintenance workers to housekeepers and kitchen staff are on strike after union leaders and officials failed to agree on a wage increase.More
  • Berlin Intersection To Get Crosswalks Despite Lawmaker's Disapproval

    Berlin Intersection To Get Crosswalks Despite Lawmaker's Disapproval

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:30:06 GMT
    A bill that could have installed crosswalks across "dangerous" highways throughout Maryland died in the General Assembly this week. State lawmakers drafted the bill in honor of a Berlin teenager who died in a car accident along Route 113.More
    A bill that could have installed crosswalks across "dangerous" highways throughout Maryland died in the General Assembly this week. State lawmakers drafted the bill in honor of a Berlin teenager who died in a car accident along Route 113.More
  • Wicomico County Humane Society Gears Up For Fundraiser

    Wicomico County Humane Society Gears Up For Fundraiser

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:39:02 GMT

    The group says April begins mating season for the feral cats that live on Delmarva and they expect to see more animals brought to the shelter. To help more animals, they're turning to the public for assistance.
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    The group says April begins mating season for the feral cats that live on Delmarva and they expect to see more animals brought to the shelter. To help more animals, they're turning to the public for assistance.
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  • Georgetown Tire Pile Violates County Code

    Georgetown Tire Pile Violates County Code

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:31:51 GMT
    A pile of abandoned tires in Georgetown violates Sussex County trash code, and the county is working towards getting rid of it.More
    A pile of abandoned tires in Georgetown violates Sussex County trash code, and the county is working towards getting rid of it. More
  • Candidates Urged to Take Stance on Maryland Cigarette Tax

    Candidates Urged to Take Stance on Maryland Cigarette Tax

    Candidates Urged to Take Stance on Maryland Cigarette Tax

    Health advocates are starting a campaign to make each General Assembly candidate take a stance on a proposal to raise the cigarette tax from $2 a pack to $3.More
    Health advocates are starting a campaign to make each General Assembly candidate take a stance on a proposal to raise the cigarette tax from $2 a pack to $3.More
  • Brothers Charged After Fight in Delegate's Office

    Brothers Charged After Fight in Maryland Delegate's Office

    Brothers Charged After Fight in Delegate's Office

    Two brothers have been charged with assault after an altercation in the office of a state delegate on the last day of the legislative session.More
    Two brothers have been charged with assault after an altercation in the office of a state delegate on the last day of the legislative session.More
  • Watermen Push Back Against Oyster Shell Project

    Watermen Push Back Against Oyster Shell Project

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:24:55 GMT
    This spring, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is planning on putting fossilized oyster shells on the bottom of the Little Choptank in Dorchester County, but watermen and local lawmakers have their concerns.Wednesday night, those groups gathered at Cambridge South Dorchester High School to protest against the project in a hearing.More
    This spring, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is planning on putting fossilized oyster shells on the bottom of the Little Choptank in Dorchester County, but watermen and local lawmakers have their concerns.Wednesday night, those groups gathered at Cambridge South Dorchester High School to protest against the project in a hearing.
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  • Feds Release Massive Amount of Data on Medicare

    Feds Release Massive Amount of Data on Medicare

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:19:54 GMT
    The federal government Wednesday released 2012 Medicare reimbursement data for almost 900,000 doctors across the country. It's the first time this information has been made public in three decades.More
    The federal government Wednesday released 2012 Medicare reimbursement data for almost 900,000 doctors across the country. It's the first time this information has been made public in three decades. More
  • Compromises Fail on Several High-Profile Md. Bills

    Compromises Fail on Several High-Profile Md. Bills

    Compromises Fail on Several High-Profile Md. Bills

    Lawmakers' plans to allow shielding of certain criminal records and reform Maryland's bail system were lost in the shuffle of the legislative session's final days.More
    Lawmakers' plans to allow shielding of certain criminal records and reform Maryland's bail system were lost in the shuffle of the legislative session's final days.More
  • MDTA Police Target Distracted Driving

    MDTA Police Target Distracted Driving

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:16:54 GMT
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Maryland Transportation Authority Police say they are stepping up enforcement in an effort to educate motorists about distracted driving.More
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Maryland Transportation Authority Police say they are stepping up enforcement in an effort to educate motorists about distracted driving.More
  • UMES to Outsource Dining Services in Somerset Co.

    UMES to Outsource Dining Services in Somerset Co.

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:12:00 GMT
    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans today to outsource its dining services to a private vendor, which will put more than 70 workers out of a job.More
    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans today to outsource its dining services to a private vendor, which will put more than 70 workers out of a job.
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  • Phillips to Run for Council Despite GOP Objections

    Phillips to Run for Council Despite GOP Objections

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:07:18 GMT
    There is a conflict in the Sussex County Republican Party, in regards to the 5th District seat on the county council. John Rieley, the chairman of the County GOP wrote an email this week to incumbent Vance Phillips, urging him not to run in this year's race. The 16 year veteran of the council told WBOC that he will not be heeding this advice, running despite their objections. Phillips is facing a civil lawsuit filed by a woman accusing him of various acts of sexual misconduct including rape.More
    There is a conflict in the Sussex County Republican Party, in regards to the 5th District seat on the county council. John Rieley, the chairman of the County GOP wrote an email this week to incumbent Vance Phillips, urging him not to run in this year's race. The 16 year veteran of the council told WBOC that he will not be heeding this advice, running despite their objections. Phillips is facing a civil lawsuit filed by a woman accusing him of various acts of sexual misconduct including rape.More
  • Education Secretary Duncan Visits Delaware

    Education Secretary Duncan Visits Delaware

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:03:09 GMT
    U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is getting a firsthand look at Delaware's school improvement efforts under the federal Race to the Top education reform program.More
    U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is getting a firsthand look at Delaware's school improvement efforts under the federal Race to the Top education reform program.More
  • Police Investigate School Trespassing Incident in Milford

    Police Investigate School Trespassing Incident in Milford

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:07:29 GMT
    Police have launched an investigation after two unknown people entered Milford High School in the middle of the night Monday and then left just as quickly as they arrived.More
    Police have launched an investigation after two unknown people entered Milford High School in the middle of the night Monday and then left just as quickly as they arrived.
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  • Medicare Database Reveals Top-Paid Doctors

    Medicare Database Reveals Top-Paid Doctors

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:46:35 GMT
    Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.Those are among the findings of an analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a move to open the books on health care financing.More
    Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.Those are among the findings of an analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a move to open the books on health care financing.More
  • Loaded Gun Found in Carry-on at BWI Checkpoint

    Loaded Gun Found in Carry-on at BWI Checkpoint

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:05:41 GMT
    Authorities say a Virginia man was arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.More
    Authorities say a Virginia man was arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.More
  • Del. Lawmakers Eye Lobbying Reform

    Del. Lawmakers Eye Lobbying Reform

    A state House committee is considering a bill that would prevent high-level government officials in Delaware from immediately becoming lobbyists after leaving their state posts.More
    A state House committee is considering a bill that would prevent high-level government officials in Delaware from immediately becoming lobbyists after leaving their state posts.More
  • Caroline County School Bus Crash Sends 4 to Hospital

    Caroline County School Bus Crash Sends 4 to Hospital

    Caroline County School Bus Crash Sends 4 to Hospital

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-04-09 12:09:27 GMT
    DENTON, Md. - Maryland state police say four teens were injured after a tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a school bus this afternoon in Denton. Troopers say it happen around 3:30 this afternoon on Greenwood Road. The bus, operated by Patricia Adams, was stopped at the time. Troopers say three student were taken to Easton Memorial Hospital and a fourth was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Police say the students, all between 14 and 16-years-old, suffered only minor injuries.Troope...More
    DENTON, Md. - Maryland state police say four teens were injured after a tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a school bus this afternoon in Denton. Troopers say it happen around 3:30 this afternoon on Greenwood Road. The bus, operated by Patricia Adams, was stopped at the time. Troopers say three student were taken to Easton Memorial Hospital and a fourth was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Police say the students, all between 14 and 16-years-old, suffered only minor injuries.Troope...More
  • Virginia Eastern Shore Mobile Pantry Receives Grant

    Virginia Eastern Shore Mobile Pantry Receives Grant

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-04-09 09:21:27 GMT
    A mobile food pantry serving Virginia's Eastern Shore has received a $10,000 grant from the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.More
    A mobile food pantry serving Virginia's Eastern Shore has received a $10,000 grant from the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.More
  • Bill Aims to Tighten Seatbelt and Cell Phone Law in Delaware

    Bill Aims to Tighten Seatbelt and Cell Phone Law in Delaware

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:30:06 GMT
     If you are still in the habit of using your cell phone behind the wheel or driving without a seatbelt in Delaware, you will want to think twice about doing it. Lawmakers are working on a bill that would help police track you down.More
     If you are still in the habit of using your cell phone behind the wheel or driving without a seatbelt in Delaware, you will want to think twice about doing it. Lawmakers are working on a bill that would help police track you down.More
  • Synthetic Drugs Highlighted in Mikowski Trial

    Synthetic Drugs Highlighted in Mikowski Trial

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:27:24 GMT
    EASTON, Md.- Many people have heard of drugs like Molly and Bath Salts, but what about 25C-NBOMe? That's the drug police say 18 year old Matthew Mikowski and 18 year old Sam Cross were on when Mikowski strangled Cross in June of 2013. According to testimony, the group of friends believed they were taking LSD, but instead ingested 25C. Police say Cross began acting erratically before Mikowski restrained him, eventually suffocating him. The trial has highlighted the danger of synthetic drugs. W...More
    EASTON, Md.- Many people have heard of drugs like Molly and Bath Salts, but what about 25C-NBOMe? That's the drug police say 18 year old Matthew Mikowski and 18 year old Sam Cross were on when Mikowski strangled Cross in June of 2013. According to testimony, the group of friends believed they were taking LSD, but instead ingested 25C. Police say Cross began acting erratically before Mikowski restrained him, eventually suffocating him. The trial has highlighted the danger of synthetic drugs. W...More
  • Local Veteran Receives Free Home

    Local Veteran Receives Free Home

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:25:03 GMT
    A wounded veteran and his family received the ceremonial keys to a free home in Milford at an event Tuesday in Rehoboth Beach.More
    A wounded veteran and his family received the ceremonial keys to a free home in Milford at an event Tuesday in Rehoboth Beach.More
  • Several Wicomico Subdivisions on Alert After Daytime Burglaries

    Several Wicomico Subdivisions on Alert After Daytime Burglaries

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:22:14 GMT
    Police are asking residents to be on the lookout after a series of daytime residential burglaries that recently occurred in southeastern Wicomico County.
     
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    Police are asking residents to be on the lookout after a series of daytime residential burglaries that recently occurred in southeastern Wicomico County.
     
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  • Rehoboth Designs for $17 Million City Hall Presented

    Rehoboth Designs for $17 Million City Hall Presented

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:32:55 GMT
    REHOBOTH BEACH, De. - A brand new renovated city hall might be around the corner in Rehoboth Beach. The city unveiled their newest schematic designs this Monday, and now town officials said they are almost ready for the "Design Development" stage. In the end, the project will cost more than $17 million, according to Mayor Sam Cooper.More
    REHOBOTH BEACH, De. - A brand new renovated city hall might be around the corner in Rehoboth Beach. The city unveiled their newest schematic designs this Monday, and now town officials said they are almost ready for the "Design Development" stage. In the end, the project will cost more than $17 million, according to Mayor Sam Cooper.More
  • Lot "Unmerging" Hotly Debated in Rehoboth Beach

    Lot "Unmerging" Hotly Debated in Rehoboth Beach

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:30:52 GMT
    The process, unofficially known as "unmerging" or making a one lot property into two lots, is creating some debate in Rehoboth Beach. This follows a recent decision by the building inspector's office to take away the Planning Commission's oversight of the "unmerging" process.More
    The process, unofficially known as "unmerging" or making a one lot property into two lots, is creating some debate in Rehoboth Beach. This follows a recent decision by the building inspector's office to take away the Planning Commission's oversight of the "unmerging" process.More
  • Women Advocate for Equal Pay at Leg Hall

    Women Advocate for Equal Pay at Leg Hall

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:44:44 GMT
    Equal pay advocates in Delaware were at Legislative Hall Tuesday.More
    Equal pay advocates in Delaware were at Legislative Hall Tuesday.More
  • Va. Senate Passes Budget With Expanded Medicaid

    Va. Senate Passes Budget With Expanded Medicaid

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:27:27 GMT
    The Virginia Senate has approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget that includes accepting additional federal funds to provide health insurance to as many as 400,000 low-income residents.More
    The Virginia Senate has approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget that includes accepting additional federal funds to provide health insurance to as many as 400,000 low-income residents.More
  • Social Media Aided in Probe of Md. Rabies Death

    Social Media Aided in Probe of Md. Rabies Death

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-04-08 18:52:46 GMT
    Public health experts say social media played an invaluable role in last year's investigation of the death of a man in Maryland who got rabies from a transplanted kidney.More
    Public health experts say social media played an invaluable role in last year's investigation of the death of a man in Maryland who got rabies from a transplanted kidney.More
  • U.S. Employers Advertised More Open Jobs in February

    U.S. Employers Advertised More Open Jobs in February

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:14:16 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. employers posted more job openings in February, a sign that hiring will likely improve in the months ahead. The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised 4.2 millionMore
    U.S. employers posted more job openings in February, a sign that hiring will likely improve in the months ahead.More
  • Del. Lawmakers Eye Campaign Finance Bill

    Del. Lawmakers Eye Campaign Finance Bill

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-04-08 12:12:50 GMT
    The state House is set to vote on a bill requiring political candidates to file additional campaign finance disclosures.More
    The Delaware House is set to vote on a bill requiring political candidates to file additional campaign finance disclosures.More
  • Altercation in House Office Building

    Altercation in House Office Building

    Police say an altercation broke out in the office building for the Maryland House of Delegates on the last day of the legislative session, but no lawmakers were involved.More
    Police say an altercation broke out in the office building for the Maryland House of Delegates on the last day of the legislative session, but no lawmakers were involved.More


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