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  • Accident Closes Part of Northbound Coastal Highway in Ocean City

    Accident Closes Part of Northbound Coastal Highway in Ocean City

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:44:16 GMT
    The Maryland State Highway Administration says northbound Coastal Highway is currently closed around 70th Street in Ocean City because of a car accident.More
    The Maryland State Highway Administration says northbound Coastal Highway is currently closed around 70th Street in Ocean City because of a car accident.More
  • 4 Teen Boys Charged with Setting Fire at School

    4 Teen Boys Charged with Setting Fire at School

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:54:41 GMT
    Prince George's County fire officials say four teenage boys have been charged with setting fire to a classroom trailer at an elementary school in Laurel.More
    Prince George's County fire officials say four teenage boys have been charged with setting fire to a classroom trailer at an elementary school in Laurel.More
  • DNR Announces New Boating Regulations for Deal Island For Hunting Season

    DNR Announces New Boating Regulations for Deal Island For Hunting Season

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:12:06 GMT
    DEAL ISLAND, MD - The use of motorized boats, except those powered by electric motors, will again be prohibited at theDeal Island and Fairmount Wildlife Management Area (WMA) impoundments this hunting season, October 1 through March 31. DNR established the regulation last year to make these areas more appealing to birds, thus creating a better hunting area. “Our hope was that these changes increase the number of days that ducks can utilize the impoundments on both areas free from routine dist...More
    DEAL ISLAND, MD - The use of motorized boats, except those powered by electric motors, will again be prohibited at theDeal Island and Fairmount Wildlife Management Area (WMA) impoundments this hunting season, October 1 through March 31. DNR established the regulation last year to make these areas more appealing to birds, thus creating a better hunting area. “Our hope was that these changes increase the number of days that ducks can utilize the impoundments on both areas free from routine dist...More
  • First Microbrewery to Open Soon in Crisfield

    First Microbrewery to Open Soon in Crisfield

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:24:38 GMT
    A new attraction for beer lovers is coming to Somerset County.More
    A new attraction for beer lovers is coming to Somerset County.More
  • SHA Urges Drivers to "Study Up" on the Rules of the Road Before School Begins

    SHA Urges Drivers to "Study Up" on the Rules of the Road Before School Begins

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:23:10 GMT
    The Maryland State Highway Administration reminds parents to refresh themselves and their children on the rules of the road ahead of the first day of school.More
    The Maryland State Highway Administration reminds parents to refresh themselves and their children on the rules of the road ahead of the first day of school. More
  • Wicomico County State's Attorney: Heroin Dealer Gets 20 Year Sentence

    Wicomico County State's Attorney: Heroin Dealer Gets 20 Year Sentence

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:07:44 GMT
    The Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office said a heroin dealer has been sentenced to twenty years in prison.More
    The Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office said a heroin dealer has been sentenced to twenty years in prison.More
  • Wicomico County Board of Education Finalizes School Leadership

    Wicomico County Board of Education Finalizes School Leadership

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:47:00 GMT
    The Wicomico County Board of Education has finalized school leadership teams for the upcoming school year with the appointment of a new elementary assistant principal.More
    The Wicomico County Board of Education has finalized school leadership teams for the upcoming school year with the appointment of a new elementary assistant principal.
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  • MDA Offers Fall Cost-Share Grants for Manure Incorporation and Injection

    MDA Offers Fall Cost-Share Grants for Manure Incorporation and Injection

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:59:12 GMT
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it will offer financial assistance to farmers who incorporate or inject manure or other eligible organic products into cropland this fall as required by the state's nutrient management regulations. More
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it will offer financial assistance to farmers who incorporate or inject manure or other eligible organic products into cropland this fall as required by the state's nutrient management regulations. More
  • Tom Davis Named Somerset Assistant Superintendent of Instruction

    Tom Davis Named Somerset Assistant Superintendent of Instruction

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:52:13 GMT
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    WESTOVER, Md.- The Somerset County Board of Education has approved Tom Davis to become the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction for the county. He will assume the position on August 25, 2014. Davis began his educational career as a mathematics teacher at Crisfield High School in 1988. He earned a Bachelor's of Science in Secondary Education, Mathematics from Penn State University, and a Master's of Science in Secondary Administration from the University of Scranton. After teaching mathe...More
    The Somerset County Board of Education has approved Tom Davis to become the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction for the county.
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  • Salisbury Police Make Shoplifting Arrests Public

    Salisbury Police Make Shoplifting Arrests Public

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:55:17 GMT
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    The Salisbury Police Department is attempting to reduce the amount of shoplifting that occurs at local businesses.More
    The Salisbury Police Department is attempting to reduce the amount of shoplifting that occurs at local businesses.More
  • Maryland Man Arrested for Hit and Run DUI in West O.C.

    Maryland Man Arrested for Hit and Run DUI in West O.C.

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:51:43 GMT
    Maryland State Police say they arrested a man early Wednesday morning after they say he hit a parked car and drove away from the scene, all while driving drunk.More
    Maryland State Police say they arrested a man early Wednesday morning after they say he hit a parked car and drove away from the scene, all while driving drunk.More
  • NRP Responds to Two Serious Boat Accidents

    NRP Responds to Two Serious Boat Accidents

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:06:24 GMT
    Maryland Natural Resources Police officers responded to serious boating accidents in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties on Sunday, August 17. More
    Maryland Natural Resources Police officers responded to serious boating accidents in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties on Sunday, August 17. More
  • Rental Concerns in Ocean City

    Rental Concerns in Ocean City

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:30:03 GMT
    Noisy weekly rentals have been creating controversy in R-1 residential, and MH mobile home communities across Ocean City. More
    Noisy weekly rentals have been creating controversy in R-1 residential, and MH mobile home communities across Ocean City. More
  • Day One of Murder Trial in 2013 Fatal Shooting of Princess Anne Man

    Day One of Murder Trial in 2013 Fatal Shooting of Princess Anne Man

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:25:18 GMT
     It is day one of the trial for one of four men charged in connection to the murder of a 35-year-old man, who was shot to death on Thanksgiving in 2013.More
     It is day one of the trial for one of four men charged in connection to the murder of a 35-year-old man, who was shot to death on Thanksgiving in 2013.More
  • Damage Assessment Team Educates Public on Hurricane Preparedness in Somerset Co.

    Damage Assessment Team Educates Public on Hurricane Preparedness in Somerset Co.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:24:07 GMT
    Members of Somerset County’s Damage Assessment Committee hit the streets in low-lying communities today to pass out literature filled with tips on how to prepare for a hurricane.More
    Members of Somerset County’s Damage Assessment Committee hit the streets in low-lying communities today to pass out literature filled with tips on how to prepare for a hurricane.More
  • Solar Farms Could Power Wicomico County's Future

    Solar Farms Could Power Wicomico County's Future

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:09:31 GMT
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    Imagine a future where almost all of Wicomico County's power comes from the sun. That future may not be too far off.More
    Imagine a future where almost all of Wicomico County's power comes from the sun. That future may not be too far off.
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  • Brown, Hogan Attend Md. Governor's Race Forum

    Brown, Hogan Attend Md. Governor's Race Forum

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:48:32 GMT
    Republican Larry Hogan said Tuesday that if he is elected governor he will try to end state income taxes on retirement income sometime during his first term.More
    Republican Larry Hogan said Tuesday that if he is elected governor he will try to end state income taxes on retirement income sometime during his first term.More
  • Delmarva Power's Parent Company Is Sold To Exelon Corp.

    Delmarva Power's Parent Company Is Sold To Exelon Corp.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:42:22 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Exelon Corp. has formally applied to acquire Pepco Holdings. Exelon filed the application Tuesday with the Maryland Public Service Commission. The deal will combine Exelon Corp.'s electric and gas utilities BGE, ComEd and PECO with Pepco's Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and its namesake utility.The combined utility businesses will serve approximately 10 million customers.More
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Exelon Corp. has formally applied to acquire Pepco Holdings. Exelon filed the application Tuesday with the Maryland Public Service Commission. The deal will combine Exelon Corp.'s electric and gas utilities BGE, ComEd and PECO with Pepco's Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and its namesake utility.The combined utility businesses will serve approximately 10 million customers.More
  • Peanut Butter Recall At Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Safeway and Kroger

    Peanut Butter Recall At Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Safeway and Kroger

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:52:47 GMT
    WASHINGTON, DC - The Food and Drug Administration has ordered a recall of peanut and almond butters that were sold at several major grocers in the U.S. and Canada. Those grocers include Safeway, Whole Foods, Kroger, Trader Joes. This comes afterreports of four illnesses related to the nut butters which weresold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway.The Food a...More
    WASHINGTON, DC - The Food and Drug Administration has ordered a recall of peanut and almond butters that were sold at several major grocers in the U.S. and Canada. Those grocers include Safeway, Whole Foods, Kroger, Trader Joes. This comes afterreports of four illnesses related to the nut butters which weresold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway.The Food a...More
  • 80,000 Acres off Maryland Coast Leased for Wind Energy

    80,000 Acres off Maryland Coast Leased for Wind Energy

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:26:15 GMT
    The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has auctioned some 80,000 acres off Maryland for wind energy development.More
    The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has auctioned some 80,000 acres off Maryland for wind energy development.
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  • Perdue Farms Selling Breeding Program

    Perdue Farms Selling Breeding Program

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:23:35 GMT
    Salisbury-based poultry giant Perdue Farms on Tuesday confirmed it is selling its genetics and primary breeder program Heritage Breeders to Cobb Vantress, a global poultry genetics company.More
    Salisbury-based poultry giant Perdue Farms on Tuesday confirmed it is selling its genetics and primary breeder program Heritage Breeders to Cobb Vantress, a global poultry genetics company. More
  • Fall Hunting Seasons Are Near

    Fall Hunting Seasons Are Near

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:23:05 GMT
    The fall is near and that means hunting season is just around the corner.More
    The fall is near and that means hunting season is just around the corner.More
  • Crews to Repave Section of Interstate 95

    Crews to Repave Section of Interstate 95

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:14:22 GMT
    Maryland highway crews will be repaving a section of northbound Interstate 95 in one of the final segments of the Intercounty Connector project.More
    Maryland highway crews will be repaving a section of northbound Interstate 95 in one of the final segments of the Intercounty Connector project.More
  • Threatened Beetle Protected by Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay

    Threatened Beetle Protected by Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:49:00 GMT
    Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay are working together to protect a threatened beetle on Maryland's Eastern Shore.More
    Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay are working together to protect a threatened beetle on Maryland's Eastern Shore.More
  • Lawsuit Alleges Sex Assault by Maryland Doctor

    Lawsuit Alleges Sex Assault by Maryland Doctor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:45:17 GMT
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - A West Virginia woman is suing a disgraced doctor for more than $1.5 million, alleging he sexually assaulted her at a walk-in clinic in western Maryland. The lawsuit filed in Allegany
    A West Virginia woman is suing a disgraced doctor for more than $1.5 million, alleging he sexually assaulted her at a walk-in clinic in western Maryland.More
  • Cambridge Settles on Sailwinds Property

    Cambridge Settles on Sailwinds Property

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:39:10 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Sailwinds park in cambridge is now officially owned by the city.With the transfer, the city says its first goal is replacing the dilapidated wharf on the property. In the meantime, they are working on what they call the "perimeters" of the project with the developer. Some of the proposed ideas have included shops and a boutique hotel on that property in Dorchester County.More
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Sailwinds park in cambridge is now officially owned by the city.With the transfer, the city says its first goal is replacing the dilapidated wharf on the property. In the meantime, they are working on what they call the "perimeters" of the project with the developer. Some of the proposed ideas have included shops and a boutique hotel on that property in Dorchester County.More
  • Delmarva Chicken Festival Could Continue with New Sponsor

    Delmarva Chicken Festival Could Continue with New Sponsor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:35:14 GMT
    The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.More
    The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.More
  • Driver Killed After Private Ambulance Crashes

    Driver Killed After Private Ambulance Crashes

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:58:17 GMT
    ACCOKEEK, Md. (AP)- Prince George's County police say the driver of a privately owned ambulance was killed after the vehicle struck a pole and a tree. The crash occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday in
    Prince George's County police say the driver of a privately owned ambulance was killed after the vehicle struck a pole and a tree.More
  • 2 Rescued from Apartment Balcony During Fire

    2 Rescued from Apartment Balcony During Fire

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:49:07 GMT
    TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) - Prince George's County fire officials say firefighters rescued two residents of a Temple Hills apartment who retreated to their balcony to escape a blaze. The fire broke out early
    Prince George's County fire officials say firefighters rescued two residents of a Temple Hills apartment who retreated to their balcony to escape a blaze.More
  • Fundraiser Fired by National GOP to Work for Hogan

    Fundraiser Fired by National GOP to Work for Hogan

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-19 12:46:57 GMT
    The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.More
    The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.More
  • Watermen Prepare for Menhaden Bycatch Limits

    Watermen Prepare for Menhaden Bycatch Limits

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:57:27 GMT
    Today, a Maryland waterman with a pound net can catch as many menhaden as he or she would like, whether it be 5,000, 15,000, or 20,000 pounds of the bait fish.  But on Friday, that gets cut back to 6,000 pounds a day to protect the species from overfishing.More
    Today, a Maryland waterman with a pound net can catch as many menhaden as he or she would like, whether it be 5,000, 15,000, or 20,000 pounds of the bait fish.  But on Friday, that gets cut back to 6,000 pounds a day to protect the species from overfishing.More
  • Military Offers Medical Services in Western Md.

    Military Offers Medical Services in Western Md.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:03 AM EDT2014-08-19 07:03:05 GMT
    The Army Reserve is offering free medical and dental services to needy families in the Cumberland area.More
    The Army Reserve is offering free medical and dental services to needy families in the Cumberland area.More
  • Elderly Man Missing in Pocomoke City

    Elderly Man Missing in Pocomoke City

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:33 AM EDT2014-08-19 06:33:58 GMT
    Police are searching for an 83-year-old man last seen on Cedar Hall Road Sunday morning, the Worcester County Sheriff's Department reports.More
    Police are searching for an 83-year-old man last seen on Cedar Hall Road Sunday morning, the Worcester County Sheriff's Department reports.More
  • U.S. Labor Statistics: MD Lost 9,000 Jobs in July

    U.S. Labor Statistics: MD Lost 9,000 Jobs in July

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:37:43 GMT
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Maryland lost 9,000 jobs in July.More
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Maryland lost 9,000 jobs in July.More
  • Vehicle Thefts Decline in Parts of Maryland

    Vehicle Thefts Decline in Parts of Maryland

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:13:11 GMT
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    Car thefts are on the decline for most of Maryland.More
    Car thefts are on the decline for most of Maryland.
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  • Sunday Hours Restored at Wicomico Public Library

    Sunday Hours Restored at Wicomico Public Library

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:45:39 GMT
    The Downtown Branch of Wicomico Public Library announced Monday that it will be open on Sunday throughout the school year beginning in September.More
    The Downtown Branch of Wicomico Public Library announced Monday that it will be open on Sunday throughout the school year beginning in September.
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  • Would Drilling Hurt Md. Tourism? Report Unclear

    Would Drilling Hurt Md. Tourism? Report Unclear

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:03:20 GMT
    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) - Critics of hydraulic fracturing say a state-funded study of the potential economic impact of shale gas drilling in far western Maryland fails to address what they consider the key
    Critics of hydraulic fracturing say a state-funded study of the potential economic impact of shale gas drilling in far western Maryland fails to address what they consider the key issue of tourism.More
  • Morgan State Settles Suit Over Vicious Bat Attack

    Morgan State Settles Suit Over Vicious Bat Attack

    Monday, August 18 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-18 17:13:28 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Morgan State University has agreed to a settlement with a Baltimore man who was partially blinded after being attacked on campus by a student who later told authorities he killed and cannibalized
    Morgan State University has agreed to a settlement with a Baltimore man who was partially blinded after being attacked on campus by a student who later told authorities he killed and cannibalized another man.More
  • Huge Utility Line Upgrade Faces Opposition

    Huge Utility Line Upgrade Faces Opposition

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:18:12 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid. The $4 billion
    One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid.More
  • OC Sandfest Attracts Professional Sculptors

    OC Sandfest Attracts Professional Sculptors

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:03:07 GMT
    Internationally-renowned professional sand sculptors from Team Sandtastic will create exciting sand sculptures along the beach between North Division and 4th streets.More
    Internationally-renowned professional sand sculptors from Team Sandtastic will create exciting sand sculptures along the beach between North Division and 4th streets.More
  • Teeing up for Changes at Cambridge Golf Course

    Teeing up for Changes at Cambridge Golf Course

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:43:54 GMT
    Bill Collier has that proud father look when he roams the grounds of his newly acquired golf course.  Although playing golf isn't his thing, he couldn't deny the inherent beauty of the landscape at the newly renamed Choptank River Golf and Event Center.More
    Bill Collier has that proud father look when he roams the grounds of his newly acquired golf course.  Although playing golf isn't his thing, he couldn't deny the inherent beauty of the landscape at the newly renamed Choptank River Golf and Event Center.More
  • Teen Charged in Explicit Instagram Postings

    Teen Charged in Explicit Instagram Postings

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:28:50 GMT
    EDGEWATER, Md. (AP)- A 17-year-old is facing child pornography charges after police say he posted nude photos of his fellow Anne Arundel County high school students on Instagram. Police announced Saturday
    A 17-year-old is facing child pornography charges after police say he posted nude photos of his fellow Anne Arundel County high school students on Instagram.More
  • O'Malley: Ferguson Exposes Nation's Divisions

    O'Malley: Ferguson Exposes Nation's Divisions

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:27:09 GMT
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP)- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, shows divisions in the country that will require more than just government policies to repair. The Washington
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, shows divisions in the country that will require more than just government policies to repair.More
  • Md. Officer-Involved Shooting Being Investigated

    Md. Officer-Involved Shooting Being Investigated

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    Police are investigating a shooting in Frederick involving a police officer who police say was struck by a car before firing his weapon.More
    Police are investigating a shooting in Frederick involving a police officer who police say was struck by a car before firing his weapon.More
  • Ocean City Pole Dancer Speaks Out

    Ocean City Pole Dancer Speaks Out

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-08-18 08:40:17 GMT
    The self proclaimed boardwalk Pole Doll, 27 year old Chelsea Plymale has been getting a lot of attention lately for her boardwalk performances. More
    The self proclaimed boardwalk Pole Doll, 27 year old Chelsea Plymale has been getting a lot of attention lately for her boardwalk performances. More
  • Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Chestertown

    Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Chestertown

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-08-17 23:36:53 GMT
    Fire officials say a man is recovering from injuries tonight after he ran into a curb on his motorcycle.More
    Fire officials say a man is recovering from injuries tonight after he ran into a curb on his motorcycle.More
  • UPDATE: Police Rule Out Foul Play in Death of Man in Ocean City

    UPDATE: Police Rule Out Foul Play in Death of Man in Ocean City

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-17 23:23:36 GMT
    Ocean City police are no longer calling the death of a man found unresponsive in his hotel room suspicious following an autopsy.More
    Ocean City police are no longer calling the death of a man found unresponsive in his hotel room suspicious following an autopsy.
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  • Three Injured in Md. Car Accident

    Three Injured in Md. Car Accident

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:30 AM EDT2014-08-17 10:30:48 GMT
    Maryland State Police are investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that happened early Sunday morning and believe alcohol played a role.More
    Maryland State Police are investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that happened early Sunday morning and believe alcohol played a role.More
  • Police Investigate 'Suspicious Death' in Ocean City

    Police Investigate 'Suspicious Death' in Ocean City

    Saturday, August 16 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-16 22:33:36 GMT
     Ocean City police are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room early this morning.More
     Ocean City police are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room early this morning.More
  • Head-On Crash Leaves Three People Injured, Major Delays on Bay Bridge

    Head-On Crash Leaves Three People Injured, Major Delays on Bay Bridge

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-08-16 19:42:04 GMT
     A head-on collision on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge leaves three people injured, including a woman with critical injuries, and a 10-mile backup in both directions of the bridge.More
     A head-on collision on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge leaves three people injured, including a woman with critical injuries, and a 10-mile backup in both directions of the bridge.More
  • Brown and Hogan to Attend Gubernatorial Forum

    Brown and Hogan to Attend Gubernatorial Forum

    Saturday, August 16 2014 5:13 AM EDT2014-08-16 09:13:18 GMT
    Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan are scheduled to discuss their campaigns for governor.More
    Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan are scheduled to discuss their campaigns for governor.More
  • Scientists Explain Low Blue Crab Harvest

    Scientists Explain Low Blue Crab Harvest

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:57:28 GMT
    State fisheries managers in Delaware anticipated this year's harvest would be off, just as they did the previous summer, because of data they collected during fall surveys. More
    State fisheries managers in Delaware anticipated this year's harvest would be off, just as they did the previous summer, because of data they collected during fall surveys. More
  • ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" Has Special Meaning for Salisbury Family

    ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" Has Special Meaning for Salisbury Family

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:08:01 GMT
    It is a challenge that is literally soaking the nation; A campaign dedicated to promoting awareness about ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.More
    It is a challenge that is literally soaking the nation; A campaign dedicated to promoting awareness about ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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  • Salisbury Rotary Clubs to Donate Backpacks to Children

    Salisbury Rotary Clubs to Donate Backpacks to Children

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:13:37 GMT
    Members of three local Rotary Clubs successfully met their goal of filling 600 backpacks with donated school supplies. The backpacks will be given out Saturday to underprivileged children at the Christian Shelter in Salisbury.More
    Members of three local Rotary Clubs successfully met their goal of filling 600 backpacks with donated school supplies. The backpacks will be given out Saturday to underprivileged children at the Christian Shelter in Salisbury.
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  • OCPD Accepting Applications for Citizens Police Academy

    OCPD Accepting Applications for Citizens Police Academy

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:03:28 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, MD - The Ocean City Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy begins classes on September 2, 2014 at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and continues every Tuesday for ten weeks. The Citizens Police Academy is a component of the citizen government education program known as “Ocean City University.”The OCPD has been offering the citizens of Ocean City the unique opportunity to see the inner workings of the resort police...More
    OCEAN CITY, MD - The Ocean City Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy begins classes on September 2, 2014 at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and continues every Tuesday for ten weeks. The Citizens Police Academy is a component of the citizen government education program known as “Ocean City University.”The OCPD has been offering the citizens of Ocean City the unique opportunity to see the inner workings of the resort police...More
  • 9 Dead Dogs Found in Vacant Western Md. Home

    9 Dead Dogs Found in Vacant Western Md. Home

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:44:55 GMT
    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) - Authorities are looking for the former occupants of a vacant home near Cumberland where nine dead dogs were found. The Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/1yEK5FH ) reports that
    Authorities are looking for the former occupants of a vacant home near Cumberland where nine dead dogs were found.More
  • Traffic Advisory Issued for SU Move-in Day

    Traffic Advisory Issued for SU Move-in Day

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:26:18 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury University Police have issued a traffic advisory on Camden Avenue between College Avenue and Pine Bluff Road from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, as approximately 1,200 new
    Salisbury University Police have issued a traffic advisory on Camden Avenue between College Avenue and Pine Bluff Road from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, as approximately 1,200 new students and their parents come to campus for Move-in Day. More
  • Maryland Lacrosse Player Acquitted of Assault

    Maryland Lacrosse Player Acquitted of Assault

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:08:11 GMT
    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - A University of Maryland lacrosse player has been acquitted of assault after being accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a concert. Nineteen-year-old Benjamin Chisolm of
    A University of Maryland lacrosse player has been acquitted of assault after being accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a concert.More
  • Western Md. Steam Train Gets Hollywood Role

    Western Md. Steam Train Gets Hollywood Role

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-08-15 12:37:44 GMT
    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) - The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad is playing a part in an upcoming Hollywood film. Railroad officials said Thursday that Meg Ryan, directing her first movie, shot the railroad's
    The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad is playing a part in an upcoming Hollywood film.More
  • Man Arrested for Assault in Wicomico County

    Man Arrested for Assault in Wicomico County

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-15 12:18:54 GMT
    Detectives with the Wicomico County Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Parsonsburg man on assault and related charges following accusations that he fired shots inside his home during an argument over a game of pool.More
    Detectives with the Wicomico County Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Parsonsburg man on assault and related charges following accusations that he fired shots inside his home during an argument over a game of pool.More
  • Judge Rules Case on Blind Ballot Tool to Continue

    Judge Rules Case on Blind Ballot Tool to Continue

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-08-15 05:23:40 GMT
    A federal judge says he has heard enough evidence that disabled residents can't take full advantage of absentee voting to press ahead with a lawsuit filed by the National Federation of the Blind against the state of Maryland.More
    A federal judge says he has heard enough evidence that disabled residents can't take full advantage of absentee voting to press ahead with a lawsuit filed by the National Federation of the Blind against the state of Maryland.More
  • Salisbury Man Being Treated for Rabies

    Salisbury Man Being Treated for Rabies

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:57:02 GMT
    A Salisbury resident is being treated for rabies after he was bit by a raccoon on Thursday.More
    A Salisbury resident is being treated for rabies after he was bit by a raccoon on Thursday.
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  • School Opening Dates For Maryland Public Schools

    School Opening Dates For Maryland Public Schools

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-08-15 02:16:55 GMT
    MARYLAND - Summer is quickly coming to a close for students attending public schools on Maryland's Eastern Shore. We've listed the opening dates for those schools below. -Worcester County Schools start on September 2, the day after labor day. - Somerset County Schools start on Monday, August 25. - Wicomico County --Grades one thru six and grade nine will start Monday August 25. All students (grades 1 thru 12) report on Tuesday August 26. The start dates for kindergarten classes will...More
    MARYLAND - Summer is quickly coming to a close for students attending public schools on Maryland's Eastern Shore. We've listed the opening dates for those schools below. -Worcester County Schools start on September 2, the day after labor day. - Somerset County Schools start on Monday, August 25. - Wicomico County --Grades one thru six and grade nine will start Monday August 25. All students (grades 1 thru 12) report on Tuesday August 26. The start dates for kindergarten classes will...More
  • Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates to Visit Ocean City

    Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates to Visit Ocean City

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:49:24 GMT
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan are both scheduled to appear in Worcester County Friday.More
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan are both scheduled to appear in Worcester County Friday.
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  • Pocomoke City Officer Claims Harassment

    Pocomoke City Officer Claims Harassment

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:33:00 GMT
    A Pocomoke City police officer is claiming that during his time as part of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team he was discriminated, mocked, and ridiculed for being African American. More
    A Pocomoke City police officer is claiming that during his time as part of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team he was discriminated, mocked, and ridiculed for being African American. More
  • Caroline, Kent and Wicomico Counties Receive Funding For Park Updates

    Caroline, Kent and Wicomico Counties Receive Funding For Park Updates

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:14:59 GMT
    Recreation areas in several Maryland counties will soon receive funding for upgrades through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O'Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects Wednesday in Annapolis.More
    Recreation areas in several Maryland counties will soon receive funding for upgrades through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O'Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects Wednesday in Annapolis.More
  • Eight Henna Tattoo Stands Shut Down on Ocean City Boardwalk

    Eight Henna Tattoo Stands Shut Down on Ocean City Boardwalk

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:32:51 GMT
    Ocean City Police have shut down eight henna tattoo stands on the boardwalk after determining that the operators were in the country on student visas.More
    Ocean City Police have shut down eight henna tattoo stands on the boardwalk after determining that the operators were in the country on student visas.More
  • Former Md. Church Youth Leader Gets 40 Years

    Former Md. Church Youth Leader Gets 40 Years

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:54:43 GMT
    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - A Las Vegas man convicted of sexually abusing boys while he was a youth leader at a church in Maryland in the 1980s has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Nathaniel Morales was
    A Las Vegas man convicted of sexually abusing boys while he was a youth leader at a church in Maryland in the 1980s has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.More
  • Warwick Elementary Gets Special Recognition

    Warwick Elementary Gets Special Recognition

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-08-14 17:00:53 GMT
    Warwick Elementary School has been recognized as the Maryland Character Education School of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year, according to Dorchester County Public Schools.More
    Warwick Elementary School has been recognized as the Maryland Character Education School of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year, according to Dorchester County Public Schools.More
  • Maryland Lab to Study Ebola Treatment

    Maryland Lab to Study Ebola Treatment

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:12:02 GMT
    Inside the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. AP Image.Inside the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. AP Image.
    Researchers at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick are planning a study on an experimental drug that was given to two American aid workers to treat the Ebola virus.More
    Researchers at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick are planning a study on an experimental drug that was given to two American aid workers to treat the Ebola virus.More
  • Website Ask.fm to Get More Oversight of Complaints

    Website Ask.fm to Get More Oversight of Complaints

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:59:29 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/WBOC) - Maryland's attorney general says new owners of the website Ask.fm have agreed to provide more oversight of complaints in an attempt to curb harassment and bullying. The question-and-answer
    Maryland's attorney general says the new owners of the website Ask.fm have agreed to provide more oversight of complaints in an attempt to curb harassment and bullying.More
  • Martial Arts Teacher Sentenced for Sex with Teen

    Martial arts teacher sentenced for sex with teen

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:53:32 GMT
    A former martial arts instructor has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met during classes.More
    A former martial arts instructor has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met during classes.More
  • Close Encounter with Great White Near Ocean City

    Close Encounter with Great White Near Ocean City

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-08-14 08:46:19 GMT
    A man had a close encounter with a great white shark near Ocean City.More
    A man had a close encounter with a great white shark near Ocean City.
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  • Lane Closures Continue Thursday Near Route 50 Drawbridge

    Lane Closures Continue Thursday Near Route 50 Drawbridge

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:05 AM EDT2014-08-14 08:05:58 GMT
    The Maryland State Highway Administration says work on the Harry Kelley Drawbridge on Route 50 in Ocean City will continue on Thursday.More
    The Maryland State Highway Administration says work on the Harry Kelley Drawbridge on Route 50 in Ocean City will continue on Thursday.More
  • Ballots for Blind Residents Case Heard in Court

    Ballots for Blind Residents Case Heard in Court

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-08-14 05:41:37 GMT
    A federal lawsuit to require the state of Maryland to provide online absentee ballots designed to protect the privacy of blind and disabled voters went before a federal judge on Wednesday.More
    A federal lawsuit to require the state of Maryland to provide online absentee ballots designed to protect the privacy of blind and disabled voters went before a federal judge on Wednesday.More
  • MD. Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Brown For Governor

    MD. Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Brown For Governor

    Maryland's rivals in the race for governor are each claiming endorsements from members of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police.More
    The Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in the governor's race.More
  • OCPD Receives Donation from Macky's Bayside

    OCPD Receives Donation from Macky's Bayside

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:07 AM EDT2014-08-14 05:07:27 GMT
    The Ocean City Police Department has received a donation from Macky’s Bayside Bar Grill totaling $5,000. The donation will be earmarked for the OCPD K-9 Unit and Mounted Unit.More
    The Ocean City Police Department has received a donation from Macky’s Bayside Bar Grill totaling $5,000. The donation will be earmarked for the OCPD K-9 Unit and Mounted Unit.More
  • Hurlock Considers Curfew

    Hurlock Considers Curfew

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-08-14 05:05:38 GMT
    The last business in Hurlock closes around 11:00 at night. Now city officials are trying to make sure kids aren't out any later than that when they have no reason to be.More
    The last business in Hurlock closes around 11:00 at night. Now city officials are trying to make sure kids aren't out any later than that when they have no reason to be.More


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  • Accident Closes Part of Northbound Coastal Highway in Ocean City

    Accident Closes Part of Northbound Coastal Highway in Ocean City

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:44:16 GMT
    The Maryland State Highway Administration says northbound Coastal Highway is currently closed around 70th Street in Ocean City because of a car accident.More
    The Maryland State Highway Administration says northbound Coastal Highway is currently closed around 70th Street in Ocean City because of a car accident.More
  • Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:19:49 GMT
    Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.More
    Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.More
  • Delaware Board Denies Commutation for Child Molester

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:11 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:11:37 GMT
    Delaware's Board of Pardons has a denied a commutation request from a child molester who also has been named a person of interest in the 1975 disappearance of two sisters in Maryland.More
    Delaware's Board of Pardons has a denied a commutation request from a child molester who also has been named a person of interest in the 1975 disappearance of two sisters in Maryland.More
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