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HBCU funding lawsuit: Maryland speaker's bill calls for $580M settlement

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 09:04

A bill introduced by Maryland House Speaker proposes a $580 million settlement of a lawsuit over funding for historically black colleges.

       

Police investigating theft of statue from Salisbury Zoo

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 07:41

Salisbury police are asking for the public's help in finding a statue that was stolen from the Salisbury Zoo.

       

Maryland oyster management: Hogan veto override charts new course

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 07:00

Maryland lawmakers overrode a veto by Gov. Larry Hogan to chart a new course for oyster management in the state.

       

Housing boom has schools bursting at the seams as Indian River referendum nears

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 06:00

New homes and a flood of new students: Why development isn't funding schools in Indian River

       

Laurel man pleads guilty to stealing, then selling $3.6M worth of packages shipped via FedEx

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 17:09

According to U.S. Attorneys, Joseph Kukta, stole items shipped through FedEx and then resold them for 10-year span.

       

Ocean City man indicted on 55 child pornography charges

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 15:12

Jarrett John Wise of Ocean City, Maryland, faces more than four dozen child pornography charges, according to case records.

       

'I have had a wild ride': Lewes restaurant Gilligan's closes after 17 years

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 14:50

Gilligan's Waterfront Restaurant owners said their Milton location will remain open.

       

Northampton planners delay decision on controversial wedding venue

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 14:47

Northampton County planners tabled a decision on a proposed wedding venue near Cheriton to allow developers and neighbors to work on a compromise.

       

Former Princess Anne town manager charged in felony theft

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:32

Former Princess Anne town manager Deborah Hrusko was charged with two felony counts of theft.

       

Antares rocket rolls out for Wallops launch in February

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:19

A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket with Cygnus spacecraft prepares for February 2020 launch from NASA Wallops Flight Facility to resupply ISS.

       

WATCH: How Indian River's overcrowding crisis impact students, teachers

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:02

Overcrowded classrooms and portable trailers: This is the new normal for Indian River School District, which is facing a student population boom.

       

WATCH: Time-lapse of Ocean City police patrolling the Boardwalk

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 11:27

A Jan. 24 video by Ocean City Police Department shows a midnight patrol time-lapse on the 2.25-mile long Boardwalk.

       

Calling Eastern Virginia? You'll soon need a new area code

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 10:09

Shore residents will soon be getting a new 948 telephone area code in addition to the familiar 757 code.

       

Discovery of woman's body in Laurel home sparks police investigation

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 09:44

Delaware State Police have begun an investigation into the death of a woman found in a Laurel home.

       

After two-vehicle Berlin crash, much of Route 113 closed at Germantown Road

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 09:35

Most of Route 113 near Germantown Road in Berlin is closed Thursday morning following a two-vehicle crash.

       

MD State Highway Administration plans overnight closures of Route 90

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 09:08

The Maryland State Highway Administration will close Route 90 from Ocean City to Route 50 Tuesday and Wednesday to complete maintenance on the highway.

       

House approves Luria bill to fully fund Chesapeake Bay Program

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 07:00

The U.S. House of Representative voted to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Program for five years.

       

'Forever chemicals' likely in Chincoteague drinking water for years. No one told residents

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 07:00

PFAS presence in wells is unconfirmed, but officials have plenty of reason to suspect longtime contamination. In 3 years, residents hadn't been told.

       

Violent crime 'destroying Baltimore' is focus of Hogan's State of State address

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:50

Gov. Larry Hogan called for action to fight "out-of-control violent crime" he said is "destroying Baltimore" in his State of the State address.

       

In Hebron graveyard thefts, hundreds of items stolen: Wicomico Sheriff

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 11:44

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of several hundred items stolen from gravsites at Springhill Memory Gardens.

       

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