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Salisbury florist's former employee charged with theft, embezzlement

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 11:03

Kimberly Jo Harrison, a former employee at Kitty's Flowers in Salisbury, is accused of stealing up to $100,000 from the florist over several months.

       

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in DUI death of teenager

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 09:51

A Northampton County man pleaded guilty to drunken driving death of a teenager in a Route 13 crash last Christmas eve.

       

Great white shark surfaces off Chincoteague, headed north

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 19:00

A great white shark pays a visit to the waters off the coast of the Delmarva Peninsula.

       

Worcester sheriff's deputy suspended in assault, abuse case: Police

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 18:31

Worcester County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Barrs, of Newark, Maryland, has been suspended in connection with an assault case, police said.

       

Water advisory issued for beach north of Indian River Inlet for bacteria

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 17:45

A water advisory for the north Indian River Inlet beach has been issued for bacteria. It does not mean the beach is closed.

       

Traffic alert: Route 90 reopens after crash

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 16:38

A June 2, 2019, crash in Worcester County, Maryland has halted traffic on Route 90 at Racetrack Road.

       

Vibrio, a 'flesh-eating bacteria,' infects boy in West Ocean City

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:11

A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare

       

Indian River School District approves property tax reduction

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 14:19

Indian River School District cut taxpayers' bills by $6.61 for fiscal year 2020.

       

PHOTOS: Community remembers Linda Bravo with vigil

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:26

Community members held a vigil Monday night in South Bethany for Linda Bravo, a Bethany grandmother of five. She was 70.

       

Salisbury man convicted in child sex abuse case

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:29

Darrelled Westley of Salisbury, Maryland, who was accused of sexually abusing a child younger than 13, was convicted after a two-day Wicomico trial.

       

Great white shark Miss May visits Delmarva Peninsula waters

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:07

Scientists from Ocearch tag Miss May in February of this year off the coast of Florida. Miss May is a female subadult great white shark.

       

Swimming advisory issued for Kiptopeke beach

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:50

A swimming advisory was issued Tuesday for Kiptopeke State Park beach.

       

Watch: Vibrio case in Ocean City turned deadly in 2016

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:49

Michael Funk died doing what he loved. He fell ill after crabbing in Ocean City. Days later he was dead, the victim of flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio.

       

Virginia Shore looks to rails-to-trails as railroad seeks to abandon tracks

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:57

The company that owns the railroad on Virginia's Eastern Shore plans to file a petition to abandon the line from Hallwood to Cape Charles.

       

Fatal Salisbury shooting: Princess Anne man guilty of second-degree murder

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:54

A Wicomico jury found Johnathan MeGee of Princess Anne, Maryland guilty after a trial in connection with a 2018 shooting that killed a Fruitland man.

       

Drowned Maryland kayaker identified as Secret Service agent

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:34

A U.S. Secret Service agent has been identified as the woman who died when her kayak overturned in Annapolis' Spa Creek.

       

Renowned percussionist Newman Taylor Baker performs for Virginia Shore kids, explores his Shore roots

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:02

Master percussionist Newman Taylor Baker of New York City was on the Eastern Shore in June to explore his family history.

       

Delaware State Police issue gold alert for missing Lewes woman

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 06:33

Delaware State Police are seraching for 82-year-old Rosemary Galbraith, of Lewes who was last seen Sunday, June 30.

       

Ocean City hotel worker convicted of stealing $160,000

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 06:00

Richard Perry of Berlin, Maryland, was found guilty of theft scheme over $100,000 after stealing from the Castle in the Sand hotel in Ocean City.

       

Bridegville bakery temporarily closed after inspector spots dead roaches throughout

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 17:28

The Division of Public Health ordered Jireh's Bakery to close on June 28 due to "imminent health hazard of multiple pest infection."

       

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