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Man, woman die in early morning Maryland house fire

Jan. 9, 2021 12:29 PM EST

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal says that two people died in a house fire in Salisbury. A news release Saturday from the office said that passersby called 911 around 3 a.m. when they saw the house on fire. Authorities say the house had been converted into seven...

Search continues for driver of truck that plunged into bay

Jan. 6, 2021 9:09 AM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Marine Police and a group of volunteers are continuing to search for the driver whose truck plunged over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that the Virginia Marine Police decided to keep searching with two boats daily plus...

Officials say poultry plants are prepared for a winter surge

Jan. 4, 2021 8:58 AM EST

Delaware’s poultry processing plants and state health officials say they are well-prepared for a winter surge of coronavirus cases. Dr. Rick Pescatore, the Delaware Division of Public Health's chief physician, has told the Daily Times of Salisbury that the implementation of best practices is mostly...

Board of Public Works approves natural gas pipeline permit

Dec. 3, 2020 12:00 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of a wetlands license for 76 feet of drilling under the Wicomico River to extend a natural gas pipeline on the Eastern Shore. The approximately 7-mile-long pipeline was proposed in order to keep up with...

Maryland board OKs key permit for natural gas pipeline

Dec. 2, 2020 4:29 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board approved a key wetlands license on Wednesday on the state's Eastern Shore for a pipeline to bring natural gas to Somerset County, one of the state's poorest jurisdictions which does not currently have access to natural gas. The Board of Public Works voted 3-0 for the...

Delaware police investigate homicide

Nov. 28, 2020 11:53 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware says they are investigating a homicide after responding to a reported shooting. Delaware State Police said they found a 28-year-old man lying in front of his vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound Friday evening on a road in Georgetown. The man was pronounced dead...