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  • Public's Help Sought in Search for Missing Eastern Shore Teen

    Public's Help Sought in Search for Missing Eastern Shore Teen

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:37:48 GMT
    Maryland State Police are asking the public's help in finding a teenager who walked off from an Eastern Shore youth counseling facility last week. The teen is being described by troopers as "critically missing."More
    Maryland State Police are asking the public's help in finding a teenager who walked off from an Eastern Shore youth counseling facility last week. The teen is being described by troopers as "critically missing."More
  • Maryland Doc Facing Sex Charge Surrenders License

    Maryland Doc Facing Sex Charge Surrenders License

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:35:27 GMT
    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) - A suspended physician at the center of a state licensing scandal agreed Tuesday to permanently surrender his Maryland medical license to resolve charges he sexually assaulted a female
    A suspended physician at the center of a state licensing scandal agreed Tuesday to permanently surrender his Maryland medical license to resolve charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at a walk-in clinic last spring.More
  • NJ Gov. Christie to Attend Fundraiser for Hogan

    NJ Gov. Christie to Attend Fundraiser for Hogan

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:26:18 GMT
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser this month for Republican Larry Hogan, who is running for governor of Maryland. Hogan's campaign announced the
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser this month for Republican Larry Hogan, who is running for governor of Maryland.More
  • Police Make Arrest in Killing at Md. Restaurant

    Police Make Arrest in Killing at Md. Restaurant

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:37:33 GMT
    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP)- Anne Arundel County police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man for killing a fellow employee at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Police said Tuesday that they have
    Anne Arundel County police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man for killing a fellow employee at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park.More
  • Alaska Airlines Adds Baltimore Flights to Seattle

    Alaska Airlines Adds Baltimore Flights to Seattle

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:12:15 GMT
    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP)- Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is celebrating the addition of new service to Seattle. On Tuesday, Alaska Airlines is starting new service between BWI
    Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is celebrating the addition of new service to Seattle.More
  • Official: Boater Followed Procedure Before Blast

    Official: Boater Followed Procedure Before Blast

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:58:21 GMT
    A Maryland Natural Resources Police official says a boat owner followed proper procedures before the boat exploded this weekend in Ocean Pines.More
    A Maryland Natural Resources Police official says a boat owner followed proper procedures before the boat exploded this weekend in Ocean Pines.More
  • Car Crashes into Dunkin Donuts in Md., Injuring 3

    Car Crashes into Dunkin Donuts in Md., Injuring 3

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:31:12 GMT
    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) - Three people are injured after a car crashed into a Dunkin Donuts store in Ellicott City. Howard County fire department officials were called to the scene Monday evening after
    Three people are injured after a car crashed into a Dunkin Donuts store in Ellicott City.More
  • Groundbreaking Scheduled for New Salisbury Fire Station

    Groundbreaking Scheduled for New Salisbury Fire Station

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:26 AM EDT2014-09-02 05:26:03 GMT
    The city of Salisbury will host a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, September 5th to begin work on the new Fire Station #2.More
    The city of Salisbury will host a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, September 5th to begin work on the new Fire Station #2.More
  • Woman Suing Ocean City Over Wheelchair Accident

    Woman Suing Ocean City Over Wheelchair Accident

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:22:24 GMT
    A woman who says a defect in a wheelchair sidewalk ramp in Ocean city caused her to fall out of her wheelchair and break her arm is suing the resort town for negligence.More
    A woman who says a defect in a wheelchair sidewalk ramp in Ocean city caused her to fall out of her wheelchair and break her arm is suing the resort town for negligence.
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  • Remembering Cookie Harris

    Remembering Cookie Harris

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:09:14 GMT
    MD. Congressman Andy Harris and wife CookieMD. Congressman Andy Harris and wife Cookie
    "Cookie Harris" the wife of Maryland Congressman Andy Harris died unexpectedly Thursday evening.More
    "Cookie Harris" the wife of Maryland Congressman Andy Harris died unexpectedly Thursday evening.More
  • Flying History Lands in Salisbury

    Flying History Lands in Salisbury

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:50:06 GMT
    A flying piece of history landed in Salisbury on Monday morning and will call the airport home for the next week.  A B-17 bomber, part of the Commemorative Air Force, landed in Salisbury and is open to tours and even flights for visitors.More
    A flying piece of history landed in Salisbury on Monday morning and will call the airport home for the next week.  A B-17 bomber, part of the Commemorative Air Force, landed in Salisbury and is open to tours and even flights for visitors. More
  • Dover Police Looking for Apartment Burglary Suspect

    Dover Police Looking for Apartment Burglary Suspect

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:30:16 GMT
    Dover police are looking for a male suspect who broke into an apartment building Friday.More
    Dover police are looking for a male suspect who broke into an apartment building Friday.More
  • Labor Day on Delmarva

    Labor Day on Delmarva

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:34:48 GMT
    Labor Day is the first Monday in September, a day dedicated to honoring American workers.More
    Labor Day is the first Monday in September, a day dedicated to honoring American workers.
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  • UPDATE: 3 of 5 People Injured in Boat Explosion Released From Hospital

    UPDATE: 3 of 5 People Injured in Boat Explosion Released From Hospital

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:25:29 GMT
    Fire officials are investigating an explosion on a boat Sunday afternoon in Ocean Pines.More
    Fire officials are investigating an explosion on a boat Sunday afternoon in Ocean Pines.More
  • Students Leave Businesses Short Staffed

    Students Leave Businesses Short Staffed

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:48:32 GMT
    Labor day weekend is the last long weekend for some children before they go back to school, but many schools across the state have already started.More
    Labor day weekend is the last long weekend for some children before they go back to school, but many schools across the state have already started.More
  • Some Md., Va. Residents May Have Cast 2 Ballots

    Some Md., Va. residents may have cast 2 ballots

    Advocacy groups say hundreds of Maryland and Virginia voters may have cast two ballots, one in each state.More
    Advocacy groups say hundreds of Maryland and Virginia voters may have cast two ballots, one in each state.More
  • Busy Weekend for OC Beach Patrol

    Busy Weekend for OC Beach Patrol

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:15:54 GMT
    Labor day weekend draws big crowds on Delmarva every year.More
    Labor day weekend draws big crowds on Delmarva every year.More
  • Casino Hostess Banned from Contact with Ex-Clients

    Casino Hostess Banned from Contact with Ex-Clients

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:23:07 GMT
    On Friday, a federal judge slapped the VIP hostess at the brand new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore with a preliminary injunction barring her from contacting a list of clients she collected at her last job, at the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover.More
    On Friday, a federal judge slapped the VIP hostess at the brand new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore with a preliminary injunction barring her from contacting a list of clients she collected at her last job, at the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover.More
  • School Bus Safety in Worcester County

    School Bus Safety in Worcester County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:18:46 GMT
    As summer vacation comes to an end, the Ocean City Police Department would like to remind motorists to be cautious while traveling as Worcester County Students return to class September 2.More
    As summer vacation comes to an end, the Ocean City Police Department would like to remind motorists to be cautious while traveling as Worcester County Students return to class September 2.More
  • PRMC Named 2014 Most Wired Hospital

    PRMC Named 2014 Most Wired Hospital

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:02 AM EDT2014-08-30 09:02:40 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.-Peninsula Regional Medical Center has been recognized for a fifth consecutive year as One of the Nation's Most Wired hospitals,according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of the American Hospital Association'sHospitals Health Networksmagazine.More
    SALISBURY, Md.-Peninsula Regional Medical Center has been recognized for a fifth consecutive year as One of the Nation's Most Wired hospitals,according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of the American Hospital Association'sHospitals Health Networksmagazine.More
  • Funeral Arrangements Set For Cookie Harris

    Funeral Arrangements Set For Cookie Harris

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:28:34 GMT
    MD. Congressman Andy Harris and wife CookieMD. Congressman Andy Harris and wife Cookie
    ANNAPOLIS, MD - A funeral mass will be celebrated for Cookie Harris, wife of Congressman Andy Harris, on Monday, September 1, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. Archbishop Lori will celebrate the mass. with a private interment to follow.Visitation will take place on Sunday, August 31, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a vigil beginning at 7 p.m. at Ruck Funeral Home, 1050 York Road in Towson.The family prefers, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made in the m...More
    ANNAPOLIS, MD - A funeral mass will be celebrated for Cookie Harris, wife of Congressman Andy Harris, on Monday, September 1, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. Archbishop Lori will celebrate the mass. with a private interment to follow.Visitation will take place on Sunday, August 31, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a vigil beginning at 7 p.m. at Ruck Funeral Home, 1050 York Road in Towson.The family prefers, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made in the m...More
  • Wicomico County Agencies Look to Add Officer Body Cameras

    Wicomico County Agencies Look to Add Officer Body Cameras

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:23:28 GMT
    The officer-involved shooting earlier this month in Ferguson, Mo. has sparked conversation all across the country. That includes talk of equipping police officers with body cameras. It is something some agencies in Wicomico County are already doing. Meantime, others hope to do the same.More
    The officer-involved shooting earlier this month in Ferguson, Mo. has sparked conversation all across the country. That includes talk of equipping police officers with body cameras. It is something some agencies in Wicomico County are already doing. Meantime, others hope to do the same.
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  • Salisbury University Gets "Best Bang for the Buck" College Recognition

    Salisbury University Gets "Best Bang for the Buck" College Recognition

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:12:53 GMT
    Washington Monthly magazine named Salisbury University one of "America's Best Bang For The Buck Colleges."More
    Washington Monthly magazine named Salisbury University one of "America's Best Bang For The Buck Colleges."More
  • Clean Chesapeake Coalition Adds Queen Anne's County

    Clean Chesapeake Coalition Adds Queen Anne's County

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:48:31 GMT
    Queen Anne's County is the newest member of The Clean Chesapeake Coalition. During a meeting on August 26, the Queen Anne's County Board of Commissioners approved to allocate $25,000 to join the coalition.More
    Queen Anne's County is the newest member of The Clean Chesapeake Coalition. During a meeting on August 26, the Queen Anne's County Board of Commissioners approved to allocate $25,000 to join the coalition.More
  • Ocean City Beach Patrol Warns Swimmers of Rip Currents During Labor Day Weekend

    Ocean City Beach Patrol Warns Swimmers of Rip Currents During Labor Day Weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:35:36 GMT
     The Ocean City Beach Patrol is continuing to warn swimmers of potential rip currents this Labor Day weekendMore
     The Ocean City Beach Patrol is continuing to warn swimmers of potential rip currents this Labor Day weekend
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  • Salisbury City Council Names New Council Member

    Salisbury City Council Names New Council Member

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:57:59 GMT
    John “Jack” Heath has been appointed to fill a vacant seat in the Salisbury City Council.More
    John “Jack” Heath has been appointed to fill a vacant seat in the Salisbury City Council.More
  • Wife of Congressman Andy Harris Passes Away

    Wife of Congressman Andy Harris Passes Away

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:39:45 GMT
    The wife of U.S. Rep. Andy Harris passed away unexpectedly Thursday.More
    The wife of U.S. Rep. Andy Harris passed away unexpectedly Thursday.More
  • O'Malley Has Another New Hampshire Trip Planned

    O'Malley Has Another New Hampshire Trip Planned

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:17:44 GMT
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to make his third trip this year to New Hampshire as he mulls running for president in 2016. O'Malley, a Democrat, is slated to be the
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to make his third trip this year to New Hampshire as he mulls running for president in 2016.More
  • Brown and Hogan Agree to Second Televised Debate

    Brown and Hogan Agree to Second Televised Debate

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:00:44 GMT
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A second televised debate has been set for Maryland's governor's race.The debate, announced Thursday, will be co-hosted by three Washington-area media outlets, including The Washington Post, WTOP Radio and NewsChannel 8.The hour-long debate between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled Oct. 13 on NewsChannel 8.The second debate will take place one week after the first one, which is scheduled in the Baltimore media market on CBS affilia...More
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A second televised debate has been set for Maryland's governor's race.The debate, announced Thursday, will be co-hosted by three Washington-area media outlets, including The Washington Post, WTOP Radio and NewsChannel 8.The hour-long debate between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled Oct. 13 on NewsChannel 8.The second debate will take place one week after the first one, which is scheduled in the Baltimore media market on CBS affilia...More
  • 145 Arrested In Protests Over Deportation

    145 Arrested In Protests Over Deportation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:55:30 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.Activists from CASA de Maryland and CASA de Virginia organized a crowd of hundreds of protesters Thursday. They called on President Barack Obama to stop deportations and make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families.The groups say stopping deportations of migrant children from Central America should...More
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.Activists from CASA de Maryland and CASA de Virginia organized a crowd of hundreds of protesters Thursday. They called on President Barack Obama to stop deportations and make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families.The groups say stopping deportations of migrant children from Central America should...More
  • Del. Eckhardt Remembers Sylvia "Cookie" Harris

    Del. Eckhardt Remembers Sylvia "Cookie" Harris

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:36:19 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, MD - WBOC spoke with Maryland House of Delegates member Addie Eckhardt (R-37B) Thursday night, and her reaction to the death of her Cambridge neighbor Sylvia "Cookie" Harris. Here's Eckhardt's response: "We live in the same condo building here in Cambridge, so we usually see each other coming and going. We were just talking about the activities of the family , and the recent wedding that their family had...More
    CAMBRIDGE, MD - WBOC spoke with Maryland House of Delegates member Addie Eckhardt (R-37B) Thursday night, and her reaction to the death of her Cambridge neighbor Sylvia "Cookie" Harris. Here's Eckhardt's response: "We live in the same condo building here in Cambridge, so we usually see each other coming and going. We were just talking about the activities of the family , and the recent wedding that their family had...More
  • No Change of Venue in Scarborough Case

    No Change of Venue in Scarborough Case

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:19:33 GMT
    18-year-old Jocori Scarborough, accused of raping a 15-year-old female student inside a Wicomico County school, will not have his trial moved out of the county.  Scarborough's defense attorney made the motion for a change of venue Thursday in court, but the motion was denied.More
    18-year-old Jocori Scarborough, accused of raping a 15-year-old female student inside a Wicomico County school, will not have his trial moved out of the county.  Scarborough's defense attorney made the motion for a change of venue Thursday in court, but the motion was denied. More
  • State Highway Administration to Improve Ride Quality Near Dover Bridge

    State Highway Administration to Improve Ride Quality Near Dover Bridge

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:23:16 GMT
    The State Highway Administration (SHA) will be improving ride quality on both sides of the Dover Bridge, which crosses the Choptank River at the Talbot/Caroline County line.More
    The State Highway Administration (SHA) will be improving ride quality on both sides of the Dover Bridge, which crosses the Choptank River at the Talbot/Caroline County line.More
  • Plans Coming Together for 500 Block of Race Street in Cambridge

    Plans Coming Together for 500 Block of Race Street in Cambridge

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:20:39 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- The roofs on many of the buildings on Race Street aren't as watertight as they once were. From the street, you can see the sky clear through the Hearn building.At a meeting Wednesday night, community leaders and owners of the buildings sat down to discuss plans to fix up these buildings and reopen them. Gene Tolley, owner of the theater, says he wants to work with a developer to reopen it."We want to see it stay as a community theater and showplace. Somewhere for entertainment...More
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- The roofs on many of the buildings on Race Street aren't as watertight as they once were. From the street, you can see the sky clear through the Hearn building.At a meeting Wednesday night, community leaders and owners of the buildings sat down to discuss plans to fix up these buildings and reopen them. Gene Tolley, owner of the theater, says he wants to work with a developer to reopen it."We want to see it stay as a community theater and showplace. Somewhere for entertainment...More
  • Salisbury's Trolley Connects People to Downtown

    Salisbury's Trolley Connects People to Downtown

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:18:30 GMT
    The City of Salisbury, Shore Transit, and Salisbury University are introducing a new transportation service that will shuttle people to some of the local attractions.More
    The City of Salisbury, Shore Transit, and Salisbury University are introducing a new transportation service that will shuttle people to some of the local attractions.More
  • Maryland Universities and Colleges Prepare for Campus Fire Safety Month

    Maryland Universities and Colleges Prepare for Campus Fire Safety Month

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:09:47 GMT
    As a new semester begins on college campuses throughout the state, State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci reminds students to take actions to protect themselves and their friends from the devastating effects of fire. The State of Maryland has deemed September as “Campus Fire Safety Month.”More
    As a new semester begins on college campuses throughout the state, State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci reminds students to take actions to protect themselves and their friends from the devastating effects of fire. The State of Maryland has deemed September as “Campus Fire Safety Month.”More
  • Somerset County Public Schools Celebrated for Free Meals Program

    Somerset County Public Schools Celebrated for Free Meals Program

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:34:27 GMT
    Somerset County Public Schools were recognized today for their participation in a new federal free meals program. Hundreds of schools in Maryland now have access to the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.More
    Somerset County Public Schools were recognized today for their participation in a new federal free meals program. Hundreds of schools in Maryland now have access to the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.More
  • College and High School Students Team Up for Environmental Project

    College and High School Students Team Up for Environmental Project

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:26:48 GMT
    Students at Salisbury University and James M. Bennett High School are teaming up to build shelters for bees, birds, and bats.More
    Students at Salisbury University and James M. Bennett High School are teaming up to build shelters for bees, birds, and bats.More
  • Shellfish Harvesting Restrictions in Dorchester County

    Shellfish Harvesting Restrictions in Dorchester County

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:03:21 GMT
    The Maryland Department of the Environment is reclassifying portions of waterways in Dorchester County for shellfish harvesting.More
    The Maryland Department of the Environment is reclassifying portions of waterways in Dorchester County for shellfish harvesting.More
  • Maryland Health Officials Confirm First West Nile Case

    Maryland Health Officials Confirm First West Nile Case

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:58:26 GMT
    Health officials say Maryland has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection this year.More
    Health officials say Maryland has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection this year.
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  • Maryland Announces Record Cover Crop Enrollment

    Maryland Announces Record Cover Crop Enrollment

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:21:52 GMT
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday announced the state of Maryland has reached a new record for cover crop enrollment.More
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday announced the state of Maryland has reached a new record for cover crop enrollment.
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  • Police: Suspect Arrested for Stealing from Landscaping Trailer

    Police: Suspect Arrested for Stealing from Landscaping Trailer

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:16:03 GMT
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a Fruitland man for stealing two weed trimmers and a blower from a landscaping trailer parked at a business.More
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a Fruitland man for stealing two weed trimmers and a blower from a landscaping trailer parked at a business.More
  • "Go Wild with Art" at Salisbury Zoo

    "Go Wild with Art" at Salisbury Zoo

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:03:26 GMT
    All are welcome to “Go Wild with Art” at the Salisbury Zoo next month.More
    All are welcome to “Go Wild with Art” at the Salisbury Zoo next month.More
  • VA Maryland Partners with Evergreen

    VA Maryland Partners with Evergreen

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:49:19 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - VA Maryland Health Care System is partnering with Evergreen Health Care to improve health care access for veterans. The system announced Thursday it has awarded a one-year contract for
    VA Maryland Health Care System is partnering with Evergreen Health Care to improve health care access for veterans.More
  • 2 Former Wicomico School Employees File Suit

    2 Former Wicomico School Employees File Suit

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:39:38 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Two former Wicomico County public school employees have filed a lawsuit against the Board of Education, alleging gender discrimination. The lawsuit was filed this week by former
    Two former Wicomico County public school employees have filed a lawsuit against the Board of Education, alleging gender discrimination.More
  • Salisbury's Downtown Trolley Starts Thursday

    Salisbury's Downtown Trolley Starts Thursday

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:24:36 GMT
    The City of Salisbury, Shore Transit, and Salisbury University are introducing a new service available to Salisbury University students and the community.More
    The City of Salisbury, Shore Transit, and Salisbury University are introducing a new service available to Salisbury University students and the community.More
  • 1995 Murder Conviction in Maryland Overturned

    1995 Murder Conviction in Maryland Overturned

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:01:21 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction and life sentence of a Baltimore police officer accused of killing his 22-year-old mistress in 1993. The state's highest
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction and life sentence of a Baltimore police officer accused of killing his 22-year-old mistress in 1993.More
  • Car Crash Causes Road Closure in Salisbury

    Car Crash Causes Road Closure in Salisbury

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-08-28 11:30:25 GMT
    Salisbury police officers say an early Thursday morning car crash caused part of Route 13 to be closed.More
    Salisbury police officers say an early Thursday morning car crash caused part of Route 13 to be closed.More
  • 1995 Murder Conviction in Maryland Overturned

    1995 Murder Conviction in Maryland Overturned

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:45:29 GMT
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction and life sentence of a Baltimore police officer accused of killing his 22-year-old mistress in 1993.More
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned the murder conviction and life sentence of a Baltimore police officer accused of killing his 22-year-old mistress in 1993.More
  • Small Dorchester Community Struggles With Speeders

    Small Dorchester Community Struggles With Speeders

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:30:41 GMT
    There are plenty of speed limit signs in the small community of Salem, but many more signs that haven't been put up by the county.More
    There are plenty of speed limit signs in the small community of Salem, but many more signs that haven't been put up by the county.More
  • Dorchester County Volunteer Fire Companies to Get $780,000 in Grants

    Dorchester County Volunteer Fire Companies to Get $780,000 in Grants

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:22:32 GMT
    Eight volunteer fire companies in Dorchester County will get more than $780,000 in federal funding to purchase life-saving firefighting equipment. The money comes from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.More
    Eight volunteer fire companies in Dorchester County will get more than $780,000 in federal funding to purchase life-saving firefighting equipment. The money comes from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. More
  • MSP: Human Remains Found in Dorchester County Identified

    MSP: Human Remains Found in Dorchester County Identified

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:20:44 GMT
    Maryland State Police homicide investigators have identified the human remains found over the weekend in a rural area of Dorchester County.More
    Maryland State Police homicide investigators have identified the human remains found over the weekend in a rural area of Dorchester County.More
  • UMES Tracking Ebola Outbreak Overseas , Health Center Staff Trained on Symptoms

    UMES Tracking Ebola Outbreak Overseas , Health Center Staff Trained on Symptoms

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:19:57 GMT
    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and taking precautionary measures on campus.More
    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and taking precautionary measures on campus.More
  • DUI Arrest Made After Two-Vehicle Rollover Accident

    DUI Arrest Made After Two-Vehicle Rollover Accident

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:41:25 GMT
    A two-vehicle accident in Worcester County Wednesday night lead to a DUI arrest.More
    A two-vehicle accident in Worcester County Wednesday night lead to a DUI arrest.More
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Urge Caution on the Water

    Maryland Natural Resources Police Urge Caution on the Water

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:32:32 GMT
    With 19 water-related fatalities already recorded for the year, the Maryland Natural Resources Police is urging people to use caution on the water this Labor Day weekend.More
    With 19 water-related fatalities already recorded for the year, the Maryland Natural Resources Police is urging people to use caution on the water this Labor Day weekend.More
  • Ocean City Police Charge 2 in Pa. Man's Death

    Ocean City Police Charge 2 in Pa. Man's Death

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:22:56 GMT
    Ocean City police detectives have arrested two suspects on manslaughter and related charges in connection with last weekend's death of a Pennsylvania man.More
    Ocean City police detectives have arrested two suspects on manslaughter and related charges in connection with last weekend's death of a Pennsylvania man. More
  • Stephen Decatur Gets Special Recognition

    Stephen Decatur Gets Special Recognition

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:53:27 GMT
    School officials at Stephen Decatur High School said they received special recognition from the state for the second year in a row.More
    School officials at Stephen Decatur High School said they received special recognition from the state for the second year in a row.More
  • Updated: Ocean City Drowning Victim Identified

    Updated: Ocean City Drowning Victim Identified

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:50:01 GMT
    Authorities have released the name of a swimmer who drowned in Ocean City after getting caught in rip current and being taken under by a wave early Tuesday evening. More
    Authorities have released the name of a swimmer who drowned in Ocean City after getting caught in rip current and being taken under by a wave early Tuesday evening. More
  • Two People Charged in Easton Shoplifting Spree

    Two People Charged in Easton Shoplifting Spree

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:44:19 GMT
    An adult and a juvenile face theft charges after police say they stole items from numerous stores in the same shopping center in Easton.More
    An adult and a juvenile face theft charges after police say they stole items from numerous stores in the same shopping center in Easton.More
  • OC Beach Patrol Issues Warning After Third Rip Current Death

    OC Beach Patrol Issues Warning After Third Rip Current Death

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:28:02 GMT
    For the third time this year someone has drowned after being pulled under by rip currents off of Ocean City's beaches.More
    For the third time this year someone has drowned after being pulled under by rip currents off of Ocean City's beaches.More
  • Testimony Ends in Federal Online Ballot Tool Case

    Testimony Ends in Federal Online Ballot Tool Case

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:17:43 GMT
    A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool.More
    A judge said Tuesday that he expects to rule "very quickly" on a lawsuit seeking to force Maryland officials to implement an online ballot-marking tool for the blind, a case that could impact other states that don't use the tool.More
  • Baltimore's First Casino Opens its Doors

    Baltimore's First Casino Opens its Doors

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:04:08 GMT
    Baltimore celebrated the opening of the city's first casino as crowds lined the block and packed into the parking garage, eager to try their luck.More
    Baltimore celebrated the opening of the city's first casino as crowds lined the block and packed into the parking garage, eager to try their luck.More
  • Brown Announces $1.5 Million in Campaign Fundraising

    Brown Announces $1.5 Million in Campaign Fundraising

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:57:46 GMT
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor of Maryland.More
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reports raising about $1.5 million dollars in the latest reporting period in his run for governor of Maryland.
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  • Shore Transit Considers Service Reduction

    Shore Transit Considers Service Reduction

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:35:20 GMT
    Shore transit may soon reduce service hours and eliminate some fixed bus routes to help balance its budget.More
    Shore transit may soon reduce service hours and eliminate some fixed bus routes to help balance its budget.More
  • Body Found in Search for Missing Pocomoke Man

    Body Found in Search for Missing Pocomoke Man

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:29:44 GMT
    The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation believes they have found the body of missing 81-year-old George Orell less than a mile from his home in the area of the Pocomoke Beltway and Cedar Hall Road. More
    The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation believes they have found the body of missing 81-year-old George Orell less than a mile from his home in the area of the Pocomoke Beltway and Cedar Hall Road. More
  • Two Ocean City Men Charged in Connection with Assault Death

    Two Ocean City Men Charged in Connection with Assault Death

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:28:38 GMT
    Ocean City Police arrested two suspects in connection with an assault that lead to a man's death early Sunday morning in the beach town.More
    Ocean City Police arrested two suspects in connection with an assault that lead to a man's death early Sunday morning in the beach town.
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  • UMES Officials Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Situation

    UMES Officials Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Situation

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:27:35 GMT
    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The Charles R. Drew Student Health Center staff at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak inWest Africa, and is following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),the World Health Organization (WHO), and collaborating with our local health department.Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal, disease in humans. Ebola is not a respiratorydisease like the flu, so it is not transmitted through the air. Eb...More
    PRINCESS ANNE, MD - The Charles R. Drew Student Health Center staff at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak inWest Africa, and is following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),the World Health Organization (WHO), and collaborating with our local health department.Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal, disease in humans. Ebola is not a respiratorydisease like the flu, so it is not transmitted through the air. Eb...More
  • Harris: Health Overhaul in Maryland Grows Into Investigation

    Harris: Health Overhaul in Maryland Grows Into Investigation

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:39:38 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal audit of Maryland's badly flawed health care exchange website has developed into a "full-blown" investigation, and subpoenas have been issued, a Maryland congressman said Tuesday.Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's only Republican congressman, had asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General in February to look into the state's health exchange website. Chris Meekins, a spokesman for Harris, said the congressman's office received the n...More
    BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal audit of Maryland's badly flawed health care exchange website has developed into a "full-blown" investigation, and subpoenas have been issued, a Maryland congressman said Tuesday.Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's only Republican congressman, had asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General in February to look into the state's health exchange website. Chris Meekins, a spokesman for Harris, said the congressman's office received the n...More
  • Governor Appoints Kehoe to Circuit Court for Talbot County

    Governor Appoints Kehoe to Circuit Court for Talbot County

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:54:33 GMT
    Governor Martin O'Malley appointed Stephen Hughes Kehoe as judge to the Circuit Court for Talbot County.More
    Governor Martin O'Malley appointed Stephen Hughes Kehoe as judge to the Circuit Court for Talbot County.More
  • Police, Education Officials Stress School Bus Safety

    Police, Education Officials Stress School Bus Safety

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:31:39 GMT
    In an effort to keep students safe, police and education officials in Wicomico County are urging drivers to use extra caution around school buses and in school zones.More
    In an effort to keep students safe, police and education officials in Wicomico County are urging drivers to use extra caution around school buses and in school zones.More
  • Ocean City will Restrict Smoking in 2015

    Ocean City will Restrict Smoking in 2015

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:42:44 GMT
    The Ocean City town council met Tuesday afternoon and voted 4-3 to restrict smoking on the beach and boardwalk.More
    The Ocean City town council met Tuesday afternoon and voted 4-3 to restrict smoking on the beach and boardwalk.More
  • Cambridge Parents React To Teacher On Leave, School Searched For Weapons

    Cambridge Parents React To Teacher On Leave, School Searched For Weapons

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:33:26 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Patrick McLaw, under several aliases, wrote two books about mass school shootings set in the future, according to Dorchester County Sheriff James Phillips. Phillips says McLaw has been placed on administrative leave and is barred from school property in Dorchester, Wicomico, and Delmar school districts.One of the steps taken following his being taken in for evaluation was a sweep of the school."We swept Mr. McLaw's classroom and the whole school with the dog, which can also de...More
    CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Patrick McLaw, under several aliases, wrote two books about mass school shootings set in the future, according to Dorchester County Sheriff James Phillips. Phillips says McLaw has been placed on administrative leave and is barred from school property in Dorchester, Wicomico, and Delmar school districts.One of the steps taken following his being taken in for evaluation was a sweep of the school."We swept Mr. McLaw's classroom and the whole school with the dog, which can also de...More
  • Berlin Awarded Substantial Stormwater Grants

    Berlin Awarded Substantial Stormwater Grants

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:51:01 GMT
    Berlin Mayor Gee Williams announced this week that the town recently received more than $1.9 million in grant funding for stormwater improvements from three government agencies.More
    Berlin Mayor Gee Williams announced this week that the town recently received more than $1.9 million in grant funding for stormwater improvements from three government agencies.
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  • Salisbury Man Gets Prison in Sex Abuse Case

    Salisbury Man Gets Prison in Sex Abuse Case

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:38:43 GMT
    A 65-year-old Salisbury man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing two children.More
    A 65-year-old Salisbury man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing two children. More
  • National Aquarium Developing Seashore Exhibit

    National Aquarium Developing Seashore Exhibit

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-08-26 13:34:54 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP)- The National Aquarium says it's adding an interactive exhibit where guests can explore the seashore without leaving the building in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. When it opens next spring,
    The National Aquarium says it's adding an interactive exhibit where guests can explore the seashore without leaving the building in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.More
  • O'Malley PAC Sending Staffers to Other States

    O'Malley PAC Sending Staffers to Other States

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-08-26 12:33:58 GMT
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley's political action committee says about two dozen staffers are being sent to several states, including New Hampshire and Iowa. Lis Smith, a
    A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley's political action committee says about two dozen staffers are being sent to several states, including New Hampshire and Iowa.More
  • Md. Casino Worker Must Return List of High Rollers

    Md. Casino Worker Must Return List of High Rollers

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-08-26 12:07:18 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal judge says a former employee of the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover must return a list of high rollers she allegedly took when she left to work at the new Horseshoe Casino in
    A federal judge says a former employee of the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover must return a list of high rollers she allegedly took when she left to work at the new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore.More
  • Maryland's Newest Casino Scheduled to Open

    Maryland's Newest Casino Scheduled to Open

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-08-26 11:54:18 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is scheduled to open, marking a new milestone in Maryland's development of casino gambling. The casino set to open Tuesday is the fifth and last of the
    The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is scheduled to open, marking a new milestone in Maryland's development of casino gambling.More
  • Man Kills Girlfriend, Self; Infant Injured

    Man Kills Girlfriend, Self; Infant Injured

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:11 AM EDT2014-08-26 05:11:14 GMT
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office says a man fatally shot his girlfriend in Street before killing himself.More
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office says a man fatally shot his girlfriend in Street before killing himself.More
  • Search Continues for 2 Young Men Missing in Md.

    Search Continues for 2 Young Men Missing in Md.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-08-26 05:00:50 GMT
    Elkton Police are continuing to search for two young men who have been missing for a week and were seen getting into a similar vehicle about a day apart.More
    Elkton Police are continuing to search for two young men who have been missing for a week and were seen getting into a similar vehicle about a day apart.More
  • Police: Man Arrested for Assaulting Security Guard

    Police: Man Arrested for Assaulting Security Guard

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:40:44 GMT
    A Princess Anne man was arrested for assaulting a security officer, according to police.More
    A Princess Anne man was arrested for assaulting a security officer, according to police.More
  • Wicomico Co. NAACP to Hold Forum on Police Accountability

    Wicomico Co. NAACP to Hold Forum on Police Accountability

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:39:22 GMT
    The Wicomico Chapter of the NAACP wants to reform how some police investigations are reviewed.The organization wants the public’s input Thursday at a community forum in Salisbury.More
    The Wicomico Chapter of the NAACP wants to reform how some police investigations are reviewed.The organization wants the public’s input Thursday at a community forum in Salisbury.More
  • New Sidewalk Opens as Students Head Back to School in Wicomico County

    New Sidewalk Opens as Students Head Back to School in Wicomico County

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:38:53 GMT
    As students in Wicomico County head back to school, some people who walk to school will be able to use new sidewalks to increase their safety.More
    As students in Wicomico County head back to school, some people who walk to school will be able to use new sidewalks to increase their safety.More
  • Updated: Pa. Man Dies After Assault in Ocean City

    Updated: Pa. Man Dies After Assault in Ocean City

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:50:08 GMT
    An early morning assault turned deadly in Ocean City on Sunday. Ocean City police said that at around 3:12 a.m., officers were called to the area of 109 North Atlantic Ave. for a reported assault. Upon arrival, police say they found a man who was unconscious and unresponsive in the parking lot of an area hotel.More
    An early morning assault turned deadly in Ocean City on Sunday. Ocean City police said that at around 3:12 a.m., officers were called to the area of 109 North Atlantic Ave. for a reported assault. Upon arrival, police say they found a man who was unconscious and unresponsive in the parking lot of an area hotel.More
  • O'Malley PAC Sending Staffers to Other States

    O'Malley PAC Sending Staffers to Other States

    A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley's political action committee says about two dozen staffers are being sent to several states, including New Hampshire and Iowa.More
    A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley's political action committee says about two dozen staffers are being sent to several states, including New Hampshire and Iowa.More
  • President to Review Militarization of Police

    President to Review Militarization of Police

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:54:21 GMT
    Following the criticism of the heavily armed police clashing with protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama wants to review the federal programs that provide local law enforcement with military equipment.More
    Following the criticism of the heavily armed police clashing with protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama wants to review the federal programs that provide local law enforcement with military equipment.
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  • 481 Maryland Schools Selected for Free Breakfast Program

    481 Maryland Schools Selected for Free Breakfast Program

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:06:35 GMT
    The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $6.9 million in state funds to 481 selected schools to supplement a federal school breakfast program.More
    The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $6.9 million in state funds to 481 selected schools to supplement a federal school breakfast program.More
  • One Injured in Fruitland Motorcycle Crash

    One Injured in Fruitland Motorcycle Crash

    Monday, August 25 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-08-25 19:55:30 GMT
    Fruitland police are investigating an accident that left one person in critical condition.More
    Fruitland police are investigating an accident that left one person in critical condition.More
  • Police: Burglar Stole Lawn Mower, Golf Cart and More from Westover Garage

    Police: Burglar Stole Lawn Mower, Golf Cart and More from Westover Garage

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:13:14 GMT
    Maryland State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred Monday on Hood Road in Westover.More
    Maryland State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred early Monday on Hood Road in Westover.
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  • Man Bikes Across Maryland for a Cause

    Man Bikes Across Maryland for a Cause

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-08-25 13:19:30 GMT
     Justin Berk trekked across the state to raise money and awareness for the Cool Kids campaign this past week.More
     Justin Berk trekked across the state to raise money and awareness for the Cool Kids campaign this past week.More
  • Alleged Owner of 9 Dead Dogs Charged in Md.

    Alleged Owner of 9 Dead Dogs Charged in Md.

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-08-25 12:41:54 GMT
    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP)- An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland. The charges were filed Saturday against 28-year-old
    An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland.More
  • UPDATED: MSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Worcester County

    UPDATED: MSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Worcester County

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:36 AM EDT2014-08-25 05:36:10 GMT
    Maryland State Police say a Salisbury man was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and traveled off the side of a road in Worcester County.More
    Maryland State Police say a Salisbury man was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and traveled off the side of a road in Worcester County.More
  • Human Remains Found in Dorchester County

    Human Remains Found in Dorchester County

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:42:19 GMT
    Maryland State Police are investigating the death of an unidentified person after finding decomposed human remains in a rural area in Dorchester County.More
    Maryland State Police are investigating the death of an unidentified person after finding decomposed human remains in a rural area in Dorchester County.More
  • Head-On Crash Leaves Nine People Injured, Five Kids Included

    Head-On Crash Leaves Nine People Injured, Five Kids Included

    Sunday, August 24 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-24 04:03:57 GMT
    An early morning head-on collision leaves nine people injured, including five kids in Talbot County.More
    An early morning head-on collision leaves nine people injured, including five kids in Talbot County.More
  • Washington Post Strikes 'Redskins' from Editorials

    Washington Post Strikes 'Redskins' from Editorials

    Saturday, August 23 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-08-23 09:11:00 GMT
    The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.More
    The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.More
  • Machado to get Season-Ending Knee Surgery

    Machado to get Season-Ending Knee Surgery

    Saturday, August 23 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-08-23 09:09:00 GMT
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    Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.More
    Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.More
  • Dorchester County Teacher Placed on Leave

    Dorchester County Teacher Placed on Leave

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:44:34 GMT
    A Dorchester County public school teacher has been placed on administrative leave just days before the start of the new school year.More
    A Dorchester County public school teacher has been placed on administrative leave just days before the start of the new school year.More
  • Ironclub Maryland Continues Raising Money for Upcoming Triathlon

    Ironclub Maryland Continues Raising Money for Upcoming Triathlon

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:34:08 GMT
    VIENNA, Md.- Dozens gathered at Layton's Chance Winery on Friday night to kick off one of the inaugural events for Ironclub Maryland.The group is raising money to offset the $100,000 dollar licensing fee, and have already raised $70,000 from various donors and organizations.Friday's event included wine pourings by local celebrities, including WBOC's own Tyler Butler as well as a sampling of cheeses. Tickets were 40 dollars and each celebrity had an additional bucket to collect donations. Addi...More
    VIENNA, Md.- Dozens gathered at Layton's Chance Winery on Friday night to kick off one of the inaugural events for Ironclub Maryland.The group is raising money to offset the $100,000 dollar licensing fee, and have already raised $70,000 from various donors and organizations.Friday's event included wine pourings by local celebrities, including WBOC's own Tyler Butler as well as a sampling of cheeses. Tickets were 40 dollars and each celebrity had an additional bucket to collect donations. Addi...More
  • Maryland Housing Department Secretary to Retire This Month

    Maryland Housing Department Secretary to Retire This Month

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:11:19 GMT
    Raymond A. Skinner, who has served as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development since 2007, is retiring at the end of August, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced today.More
    Raymond A. Skinner, who has served as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development since 2007, is retiring at the end of August, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced today.
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  • Police Arrest Md. Man on Plane After Cellphone Dispute

    Police Arrest Md. Man on Plane After Cellphone Dispute

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:05:12 GMT
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    Cleveland police say a Maryland traveler who refused to turn off his cellphone and fought with flight attendants as a plane taxied for takeoff was jailed pending disorderly conduct charges.More
    Cleveland police say a Maryland traveler who refused to turn off his cellphone and fought with flight attendants as a plane taxied for takeoff was jailed pending disorderly conduct charges.More
  • Wicomico County School System Changes Technology Policy

    Wicomico County School System Changes Technology Policy

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:02:54 GMT
    As the new school year begins, Wicomico County is making changes to its cell phone policy in hopes of enhancing learning and cutting down on discipline issues.More
    As the new school year begins, Wicomico County is making changes to its cell phone policy in hopes of enhancing learning and cutting down on discipline issues.More
  • Salisbury Man Not Guilty in Thanksgiving Murder

    Salisbury Man Not Guilty in Thanksgiving Murder

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:57:21 GMT
    A Worcester County jury has found a Salisbury man not guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in the slaying of a Princess Anne man.More
    A Worcester County jury has found a Salisbury man not guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in the slaying of a Princess Anne man.
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  • Final Weekend of Sharptown Fireman's Carnival

    Final Weekend of Sharptown Fireman's Carnival

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:46:10 GMT
    SHARPTOWN, MD - If you haven't had the chance to get to the Sharptown Fireman's Carnival this summer, time is running out. The 88th annual edition of the event comes to an end Saturday August 23.The carnival still offers plenty of rides, games, food and family fun. Event organizers also say you still have a chance to win $15,000 cash giveaway.The carnival opens at 7pm.More
    SHARPTOWN, MD - If you haven't had the chance to get to the Sharptown Fireman's Carnival this summer, time is running out. The 88th annual edition of the event comes to an end Saturday August 23.The carnival still offers plenty of rides, games, food and family fun. Event organizers also say you still have a chance to win $15,000 cash giveaway.The carnival opens at 7pm.More
  • Wicomico Co. Man Arrested after Sending Victim to Hospital

    Wicomico Co. Man Arrested after Sending Victim to Hospital

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:57:32 GMT
    Phillip Wooters, Courtesy Wicomico Co. Sheriff's OfficePhillip Wooters, Courtesy Wicomico Co. Sheriff's Office
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Hebron man who they say assaulted a man, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries.More
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Hebron man who they say assaulted a man, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries.
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  • Update On Air Quality and Mold at North Dorchester High School

    Update On Air Quality and Mold at North Dorchester High School

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:50:41 GMT
    HURLOCK- With school set to begin on Monday in Dorchester County, Superintendent Henry Wagner announced on Friday that North Dorchester High School is ready to open to staff and students. There were concerns this spring of growing mold in the aging school due to significant moisture in the schools roof and walls. Many parents suggested that a new school be the district's priority.Sanitizing actions were taken toclean affected areas using recognized cleaning/sanitizing protocols. Supt. Wagner ...More
    HURLOCK- With school set to begin on Monday in Dorchester County, Superintendent Henry Wagner announced on Friday that North Dorchester High School is ready to open to staff and students. There were concerns this spring of growing mold in the aging school due to significant moisture in the schools roof and walls. Many parents suggested that a new school be the district's priority.Sanitizing actions were taken toclean affected areas using recognized cleaning/sanitizing protocols. Supt. Wagner ...More
  • Cambridge Woman Arrested After Mother Shows Police Her Drug Paraphernalia

    Cambridge Woman Arrested After Mother Shows Police Her Drug Paraphernalia

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    Police arrested a Cambridge woman for possession of heroin and paraphernalia after a reported domestic dispute between her and her mother.More
    Police arrested a Cambridge woman for possession of heroin and paraphernalia after a reported domestic dispute between her and her mother.
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  • 2nd Annual Ocean Pines Car Show Takes Place Saturday

    2nd Annual Ocean Pines Car Show Takes Place Saturday

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:47:37 GMT
    Time to rev up the engines, the 2nd annual Ocean Pines Car Show is happening on Saturday.More
    Time to rev up the engines, the 2nd annual Ocean Pines Car Show is happening on Saturday.More
  • Salisbury Prepares For Possibility of the Birds and the Bees in Neighborhoods

    Salisbury Prepares For Possibility of the Birds and the Bees in Neighborhoods

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:57:52 GMT
    There are many towns and cities on Delmarva that allow chickens in the backyard, but Salisbury isn't one of them. There are also fifty members of the Salisbury Beekeeping Club, but none of them practice their hobby in city limits. But two proposed ordinances may soon allow bees and chickens in a backyard near you.More
    There are many towns and cities on Delmarva that allow chickens in the backyard, but Salisbury isn't one of them. There are also fifty members of the Salisbury Beekeeping Club, but none of them practice their hobby in city limits. But two proposed ordinances may soon allow bees and chickens in a backyard near you.More
  • Caroline County Highway Worker Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle in St. Michaels

    Caroline County Highway Worker Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle in St. Michaels

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:13:43 GMT
    A man hit by a car Thursday afternoon in St. Michaels has died.More
    A highway worker hit by a car Thursday afternoon in St. Michaels has died.

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  • Cambridge High Street Owners Ask Commercial Trucks To Find New Route

    Cambridge High Street Owners Ask Commercial Trucks To Find New Route

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:23:05 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Shaking on High Street! Some people on the popular street in Cambridge say heavy commercial traffic causes vibrations so strong that it actually shakes homes on the street. Some of those homes are more than 100 years old. Neighbors say they want something done to divert traffic around their historic brick road"In the case of this crack," Cambridge House Bed and Breakfast showed WBOC, "it's been going on for quite some time but it has finally reached the point where the crack ...More
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Shaking on High Street! Some people on the popular street in Cambridge say heavy commercial traffic causes vibrations so strong that it actually shakes homes on the street. Some of those homes are more than 100 years old. Neighbors say they want something done to divert traffic around their historic brick road"In the case of this crack," Cambridge House Bed and Breakfast showed WBOC, "it's been going on for quite some time but it has finally reached the point where the crack ...More
  • Md. Farmers Enjoying "Outstanding" Summer

    Md. Farmers Enjoying "Outstanding" Summer

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:10:01 GMT
    It was an ominous start to the season. No rain had farmers concerned, and even praying that the hurricane that swung by us in early July would hit Delmarva just for a few precious inches of rain. But now, farmers are up to their eyeballs, in many cases literally, in corn and soybeans.More
    It was an ominous start to the season. No rain had farmers concerned, and even praying that the hurricane that swung by us in early July would hit Delmarva just for a few precious inches of rain. But now, farmers are up to their eyeballs, in many cases literally, in corn and soybeans.More
  • Bus to Connect Downtown Salisbury with University

    Bus to Connect Downtown Salisbury with University

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:47:59 GMT
    A new bus service will better connect downtown Salisbury to the students at Salisbury University.More
    A new bus service will better connect downtown Salisbury to the students at Salisbury University.More
  • Md. Ban on Grain Alcohol Hurts Violin Makers

    Md. ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers

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    Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.More
    Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.More
  • Police: Gunman Kills Man, Shoots Self in Prince George's County

    Police: Gunman Kills Man, Shoots Self in Prince George's County

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:14:45 GMT
    Police say a man fatally shot a man who was dating his estranged wife before shooting and wounding himself in Laurel.More
    Police say a man fatally shot a man who was dating his estranged wife before shooting and wounding himself in Laurel.More
  • Dorchester Watermen Calling for Dredging in Busy Channel

    Dorchester Watermen Calling for Dredging in Busy Channel

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:30:37 GMT
    HOOPERS ISLAND, Md.- A popular channel near Hoopers Island, once dredged regularly, hasn't been cleaned up in at least four years.That's the headache watermen like Marcus Flowers Jr., who works out of the Barren Island Gap have to deal with."They used to keep it dredged out for us, but now, if we get a low tide, or even a normal tide, you have a struggle getting in and out without tearing all your stuff up." said Flowers."They" is the Army Corps of Engineers.Here's just how bad it's gotten. I...More
    HOOPERS ISLAND, Md.- A popular channel near Hoopers Island, once dredged regularly, hasn't been cleaned up in at least four years.That's the headache watermen like Marcus Flowers Jr., who works out of the Barren Island Gap have to deal with."They used to keep it dredged out for us, but now, if we get a low tide, or even a normal tide, you have a struggle getting in and out without tearing all your stuff up." said Flowers."They" is the Army Corps of Engineers.Here's just how bad it's gotten. I...More
  • Dorchester County Considers Abandoning Road

    Dorchester County Considers Abandoning Road

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:29:50 GMT
    CROCHERON, Md.- To the visitor, Phillips Gunning Club road is not in the best of shape. It's got potholes that will put your suspension to work and make your cd player skip, and it has some sections where it looks like there might not be a road at all in a couple of years. But with the county considering possibly abandoning it, people in Crocheron say that it's a gem of the community that should be kept intact.Driving down the road is no picnic. Culverts are in desperate need of attention, th...More
    CROCHERON, Md.- To the visitor, Phillips Gunning Club road is not in the best of shape. It's got potholes that will put your suspension to work and make your cd player skip, and it has some sections where it looks like there might not be a road at all in a couple of years. But with the county considering possibly abandoning it, people in Crocheron say that it's a gem of the community that should be kept intact.Driving down the road is no picnic. Culverts are in desperate need of attention, th...More
  • Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:31:24 GMT
    Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware.More
    Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware.
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  • Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General's Takeover Bid

    Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General's Takeover Bid

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:31:48 GMT
    MATTHEWS, NC. - Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General Corp.'s offer and determined it wasn't reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed.Dol...More
    MATTHEWS, NC. - Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General Corp.'s offer and determined it wasn't reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed.Dol...More
  • Man Gets 7 Years for Manslaughter in Ocean City

    Man gets 7 years for manslaughter in Ocean City

    A man has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for the death of his longtime friend in a fight outside an Ocean City bar.More
    A man has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for the death of his longtime friend in a fight outside an Ocean City bar.More
  • Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:50:54 GMT
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
  • New App for UMES Students, Faculty and Staff

    New App for UMES Students, Faculty and Staff

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:17:30 GMT
    UMES has launched a new app to help students stay better connected academically and socially, according to the school's newsletter, The Key.More
    UMES has launched a new app to help students stay better connected academically and socially, according to the school's newsletter, The Key.More
  • Salisbury University Police Guide New Students

    Salisbury University Police Guide New Students

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:30:53 GMT
    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.More
    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.More
  • Maryland Man Faces DUI Charges after Crashing on Coastal Highway

    Maryland Man Faces DUI Charges after Crashing on Coastal Highway

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:23:55 GMT
    Ocean City Police say a Maryland man faces DUI charges after speeding down Coastal Highway and crashing into power equipment.More
    Ocean City Police say a Maryland man faces DUI charges after speeding down Coastal Highway and crashing into power equipment.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
    Tom DavisTom Davis
    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
    Pictured, suspects charged with theft Pictured, suspects charged with theft
    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
    Image Courtesy Wicomico CountyImage Courtesy Wicomico County
    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
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    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
  • 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
  • Cambridge Mace's Lane Middle School Teacher on Administrative Leave

    Cambridge Mace's Lane Middle School Teacher on Administrative Leave

    Aug 26, 2014 08:01 AM2014-09-02 15:37:18 GMT
    He's a man with many names, and the books he has written have raised concerns.More
    He's a man with many names, and the books he has written have raised the concerns of the Dorchester County Board of Education and the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office.More


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