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Lashing out crime: When whipping post was staple of law and order

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:15

Criminals continued to be flogged in Sussex County well into the 20th century. The last flogging in Delaware occurred in 1952.


Tangier Island water is back after more than three weeks

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:12

Tangier's water woes are at an end, with test results indicating the water is safe to drink.


Salisbury mother arrested after leaving 3-year-old home alone, fleeing ambulance: Police

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 15:59

Chevonne Elizabeth Plater of Salisbury, Maryland, was arrested after an investigation into a crash she was in revealed she left a child home alone.


'We no longer trust the council under your leadership': Wicomico executive calls on president to resign

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 15:10

Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver has called on Council President John Cannon to resign after repeated conflict between the two.


WATCH TRAILER: Black History Month, Salisbury leaders speak

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:50

Young Salisbury community activists speak about Black History Month and race relations in the area. Full video and story coming Friday, Feb. 15.


WATCH: Culver calls for resignation of County Council President Cannon

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:33

County Executive Bob Culver is calling on Council President John Cannon to resign.


Accomack indictments include on cocaine, child abuse charges

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:28

Indictments in Accomack included cocaine and child abuse charges.


Former Northampton supervisor Granville Hogg charged with brandishing firearm, abduction

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:45

A former Northampton County supervisor is charged in connection with an encounter with two FedEx workers.


Police ID Lewes woman, 48, as body in water near Indian River Inlet bridge

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:45

Delaware State Police have identified the body found in the water at the Indian River Inlet bridge on Tuesday as a a 48-year-old woman from Lewes.


Former Shore Delegate Haddaway-Riccio gets job in Hogan cabinet

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:17

Gov. Larry Hogan has announced Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio as the Secretary of Natural Resources.


Medicaid fraud scheme: Two women sentenced in Virginia case

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:13

Two women were sentenced in Northampton County court for participating in a scheme to defraud Medicaid.


WATCH: Battle over start of school year start heats up anew in Maryland

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:54

The Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to enable local school boards to decide whether school begins before or after Labor Day.


Crisfield high school nurse faces sex offense charges

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:39

Samantha Marsh of Somerset County, Maryland is a Crisfield high school nurse who has been charged with sex offenses involving students, police say.


WATCH: Potential sites for third Bay Bridge span drive speculation

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 08:58

Plans that purport to show 14 potential locations for new bridge spans indicate that planners may be considering a new location in Somerset County.


New hotels in Rehoboth, Lewes and other Sussex beach towns: What to expect

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:09

Despite the rise of home-sharing services like Airbnb, Sussex County could be squeezing in several hotels along its coast over the next few years.


New Chesapeake Bay bridge span could be much closer to home

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:09

One proposed span crosses from Princess Anne to St. Mary's County.


Northam photo scandal: Black leaders call for second chance for governor

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:06

Five black leaders from across Virginia call for a second chance for Gov. Ralph Northam in the wake of the photo scandal.


Surfers spot body in water at Indian River Inlet bridge: officials

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 18:13

Police and emergency responders are at the Indian River Inlet Bridge for a developing incident on Tuesday, Feb. 12.


Photos: Police, EMS responding to incident at Indian River Inlet Bridge

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 18:10

Police and emergency responders are at the Indian River Inlet Bridge for a developing incident on Tuesday, Feb. 12.


Raw video: Body recovered from water at Indian River Inlet Bridge

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:54

Two surfers spotted a body in the water at the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Delaware State Police is investigating.