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2 children killed in overnight fire in Salisbury, N.C.December 3, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Two children died and two adults were injured in an overnight house fire in Salisbury, North Carolina.
The Salisbury Post reported Saturday that the Salisbury Fire Department and Rowan County Emergency Services were called to a home at about 12:30 a.m.
Man charged in shooting at Asian Doll homecoming concertOctober 18, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A man who was shot during a weekend concert at a North Carolina college has been identified as a suspected shooter, and is now facing charges, officials said Tuesday.
The shooting took place Saturday during a performance featuring rapper Asian Doll at Livingstone College in Salisbury.
Hogan announces upgrades to US 219 in Garrett CountyOctober 17, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced an investment of $77 million on Monday for realignment and upgrades to Maryland’s section of U.S. 219 in Garrett County.
Hogan said Monday that the plan advances his pledge to address Maryland’s portion of the U.S.
2 shot, others hurt at Asian Doll college homecoming concertOctober 16, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Two people were shot and others were injured as they fled gunfire that broke out at a North Carolina college homecoming concert featuring rapper Asian Doll on Saturday night, officials said.
Ada Fisher, influential Black Republican in NC, dies at 74October 11, 2022 GMT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dr. Ada Fisher, a retired physician who was one of North Carolina’s members on the Republican National Committee for over a decade, has died at age 74, a funeral home said Tuesday.
Sheriff: Woman, 73, forced to lie about being beatenJuly 28, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — One person was arrested and authorities are looking for a second suspect after they made up a story about a home invasion to cover up an assault on a 73-year-old woman, a sheriff's office said.
Sheriff: Woman intent on revenge set fire to wrong houseJuly 26, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman apparently seeking revenge on her ex-boyfriend tried to set fire to a house owned by someone else, according to a sheriff's office.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said in a report that a homeowner in Gold Hill was awakened Friday by a neighbor who saw a woman trying to set fire to the house.
Maryland man indicted on 18 charges in deputy’s killingJuly 3, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The 21-year-old Maryland man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in June has been indicted on a total of 18 charges.
Salisbury bars confront late-night brawls, share ‘ban list’June 26, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A bar in downtown Salisbury is sharing its list of banned customers with other saloons in an effort to combat increasing violence at the city's watering holes.
WBOC-TV reports that recent brawls in Salisbury bars included people using bar stools as weapons against a bouncer.
Slain deputy remembered as friend, role model, protectorJune 23, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot last week as he tried to arrest a fugitive was remembered Tuesday as a protector, a father and a beloved friend with an infectious smile.
Police: 3 stabbed in fight in Ocean CityJune 21, 2022 GMT
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Three people were stabbed in a fight on Monday night in Ocean City, police said.
Officers called to the 10 block of Wicomico Street for a report of a fight found three people with stab wounds, Ocean City police tweeted.
Historic Black church in North Carolina destroyed by fireJune 16, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Fire has destroyed a historic Black church in North Carolina that dates back to the 19th century, officials said.
The fire started just before midnight Thursday at Second Creek Methodist Church in Salisbury, news outlets reported.
Man pleads guilty to stealing $1.8M from Maryland companyMay 7, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to the theft of more than $1.8 million from the Maryland company where he worked, according to a federal prosecutor.
Duane G. Larmore, 47, of Salisbury, Maryland, pleaded guilty on Friday to wire fraud conspiracy and to aggravated identity theft, said U.S.
Police: Man wanted in fatal stabbing at motel arrestedApril 28, 2022 GMT
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A New Castle man wanted in a fatal stabbing outside a Delaware motel has been arrested in Maryland, police said.
Police obtained a warrant charging Frank Deshields, 52, with first-degree murder in the April 10 stabbing death of Michael White of New Castle, Delaware State Police said in a news release.
Officials ID man killed in shootout with trooper, deputyApril 27, 2022 GMT
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Officials have identified a man who was killed in an exchange of gunfire with a state trooper and sheriff’s deputy on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Police seek suspect in fatal shooting in North CarolinaMarch 5, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was shot and killed in a parking lot and police are searching for a suspect.
The Salisbury Post reports Michael Dwayne Connor Jr., 35, of Salisbury died in a parking lot near a Walmart after he was shot just before 9 p.m.
Police: 1 fatally shot in Salisbury center parking lotMarch 4, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — One person was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Salisbury Shopping Center in central North Carolina, authorities said.
Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes said officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting Thursday at about 9 p.m., WS0C-TV reported.
Pony swim, auction resume at Chincoteague after hiatusFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — The famed ponies of Virginia's Chincoteague Island will be back in the spotlight this summer after events were postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Daily Times of Salisbury reported that the Chincoteague Pony Penning and auction are returning in July.
N. Carolina couple jailed for child abuse, attempted murderFebruary 10, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested a North Carolina couple on multiple charges, including attempted murder and felony child abuse, after their adopted son was hospitalized for a series of health issues.
16 markers disturbed in historic Black N. Carolina cemeteryFebruary 2, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — More than a dozen gravestones were either broken or toppled in a historic Black cemetery in North Carolina where the oldest headstone is said to date back more than 170 years, officials said.
Maryland, Delaware residents keep digging out weekend snowJanuary 31, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Residents on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and in southern Delaware continued Sunday to dig out of roughly a foot of snow that fell earlier in the weekend as a nor’easter moved up the East Coast.
Maryland Eastern Shore, beachfront get big snow, wind gustsJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A winter storm dumped lots of snow and caused high winds through Maryland's Eastern Shore and its oceanfront by Saturday, making travel treacherous for motorists and challenging for road crews.
3 charged with beating man, leaving him zip-tied in trunkJanuary 27, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters responding to a 911 call rescued a naked man found zip-tied and severely hurt in the trunk of his car at a North Carolina quarry, and a sheriff’s office charged three people in the incident.
Police: 2 juveniles charged in shooting at school tournamentJanuary 1, 2022 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say that two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a shooting that wounded two other boys during a high school basketball game in Salisbury.
Police: 2 boys shot at NC high school basketball tournamentDecember 30, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Two boys were shot during a halftime of a high school basketball holiday tournament held at Catawba College on Wednesday night, police said.
Salisbury police said the shooting occurred in the lobby outside the gym during halftime of the boys semifinal game of the Sam Moir Christmas Tournament, a basketball event that featured schools from Rowan County, news outlets reported.
2 Salisbury U workers injured in fire in academic buildingDecember 21, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Two Salisbury University workers were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out Monday in an academic building on campus, state fire investigators said.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office said the fire broke out around 11:30 a.m.
Ancient crab fossil found on Assateague IslandDecember 6, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The National Parks Service has confirmed the discovery of an ancient crab fossil found along the shores of Assateague Island National Seashore.
Sharon Conn, a visitor to the area, found the fossil in early October on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island.
North Carolina college receives record $200 million giftOctober 22, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — An anonymous donor has given a North Carolina college $200 million for its endowment, the largest gift in its history, officials announced.
Catawba College, with an enrollment of 1,200, announced the gift on Thursday.
North Carolina man arrested for holding deputy at gunpointSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a man who they say pulled a gun on a North Carolina sheriff’s deputy, then head-butted her before running off from a fast-food restaurant and prompting a search.
Police: Assault rifle used in 7-year-old’s death in 2016September 27, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — An assault rifle was used in the death of a 7-year-old girl in 2016 as she slept inside a home, a North Carolina police department said Monday.
N. Carolina juvenile charged in shooting death of teenagerSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police say a juvenile will face charges in an accidental shooting on Maple Avenue that resulted in a teenager’s death.
The boy, whose name wasn’t released, was served with a juvenile petition and released back into the custody of a guardian.
Police: Man charged with impersonating officerSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A man has been charged with impersonating a police officer on the Eastern Shore, Maryland State Police announced Thursday.
The 24-year-old Fruitland man surrendered to police at the Salisbury Barrack and was charged with three counts of impersonating a police officer, police said.
Police identify man who died in single-vehicle bridge crashSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Police in Salisbury, Maryland, have identified the 64-year-old man who was killed when his vehicle struck a guardrail on a bridge.
The Salisbury Police Deparment said in a news release Friday that Charles Bickauskas of Salisbury was crossing the bridge Tuesday when he collided with the guardrail.
Late-arriving catch upends standings at White Marlin OpenAugust 8, 2021 GMT
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A late-arriving catch upset the scales and appears to have upended the outcome of the premier competition on the final day of the White Marlin Open on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Investigators: 3 fires on same street intentionally setJuly 26, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Three fires just days apart at homes on the same street on the Eastern Shore were set intentionally, Maryland fire investigators said.
The first fire broke out Wednesday on Nokomis Avenue in Salisbury and two more broke out Friday night at two homes just a few doors away, the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office said.
The Latest: Nadal hails ‘amazing achievement’ by DjokovicJuly 11, 2021 GMT
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):
Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer in congratulating Novak Djokovic on equaling their record of 20 Grand Slam titles.
Glitch at parking kiosks may have cost city $40K in revenueJuly 11, 2021 GMT
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A software glitch in some parking kiosks may have cost Maryland's Ocean City as much as $20,000 in revenue.
The Daily Times of Salisbury reported last week that the glitch was in Flowbird parking kiosks.
Ferris wheel reopens in Ocean City after zoning violationJune 28, 2021 GMT
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The Ferris wheel at a historic amusement park on the Ocean City, Maryland, boardwalk has reopened following a zoning violation.
Ocean City orders move of Ferris wheel for zoning violationJune 8, 2021 GMT
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The company that owns a historic amusement park on the Ocean City, Maryland, boardwalk will be penalized for violating a zoning code if it doesn’t move its Ferris wheel, the town council decided.
Homeless man charged with arson and murder in woman’s deathJune 6, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A homeless man has been charged with murder and arson in the death of a Maryland woman whose body was found inside a burning house in Salisbury last month.
Delaware State News reports that Kenneth Glenn Evans, 43, is being held without bond in connection with the May 21 fire.
Former Maryland town manager convicted of theftMay 15, 2021 GMT
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — The former manager of Princess Anne, a town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has been found guilty of stealing from the community.
Slain Delaware officer remembered as a heroMay 10, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of police officers joined family and friends in saying goodbye Monday to a Delaware officer who authorities say was fatally attacked while responding to a fight.
Officers from Delaware, Maryland and other states as well as members of the community that Delmar police Cpl...
Suit: Police tore Black librarian’s shoulder in traffic stopApril 23, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by a Georgia librarian says white officers used excessive force on the Black woman during a traffic stop in North Carolina, adding they pulled her from her car by her hair and tore her rotator cuff...
Maryland State Police search for driver in fatal hit-and-runApril 19, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Authorities are searching for the driver of a vehicle believed to have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Wicomico County, Maryland State Police said Monday...
All Marylanders 16 and up can preregister for vaccineApril 1, 2021 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — All Maryland residents 16 and over can now preregister for an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine at mass vaccination sites as the state prepares to broaden eligibility as the vaccine supply increases, Gov...
North Carolina officer resigns over K-9 mistreatment videoApril 1, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer captured on video swinging a police dog around on a leash and striking the animal during training has resigned from his post...
Video of North Carolina K-9 training prompts investigationMarch 3, 2021 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — An investigation of K-9 training is underway after video showed a North Carolina officer lifting a dog by a leash and slamming the animal into the side of a police vehicle, officials said...
Hogan names former CDC director Redfield as adviserMarch 2, 2021 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that Dr. Robert Redfield, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will be a senior adviser to support Maryland's response to COVID-19...
Sheriff: 2 NC children abandoned in Mississippi; 1 diesJanuary 25, 2021 GMT
FOREST, Miss. (AP) — A 2-year-old North Carolina girl has been found dead after she and her 7-year-old brother were abandoned in a pickup truck in a wooded area of central Mississippi, a sheriff said...
N.Carolina’s ‘Fame’ Confederate monument taken downJuly 7, 2020 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A Confederate monument that has stood for over 100 years old was removed from a North Carolina city after officials said the statute had become a public safety hazard...
Swimmer caught on video grabbing shark at Delaware beachJune 25, 2020 GMT
LEWES, Del. (AP) — A swimmer in Delaware was caught on camera prying a shark’s mouth open with his hands this weekend in an effort to free it from a fishing hook...
Maryland governor: poultry plant actions taken due to virusApril 29, 2020 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that a coronavirus testing site would be opened at Perdue Stadium on the state's Eastern Shore in response to outbreaks at poultry processing plants.
Good Samaritan survives 75-foot fall off highway bridgeFebruary 20, 2020 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A FedEx driver who stopped to help a stranded driver on a North Carolina highway fell 75 feet (23 meters) from a bridge and survived...
Police: 6 people shot at party at North Carolina restaurantJanuary 26, 2020 GMT
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Six people were treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting inside a restaurant in North Carolina, police said Sunday...
Maryland teen adopts entire herd of Assateague poniesOctober 25, 2019 GMT
BERLIN, Md. (AP) — A 14-year-old Maryland girl has adopted all 75 ponies from the Maryland herd of Assateague Island ponies...
Vietnam vet who died Christmas Eve is finally laid to restApril 6, 2019 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When a Vietnam War veteran died Christmas Eve with no family nearby, a community of veterans, a friend and military supporters in North Carolina stepped up to make sure he was finally laid to rest with military honors...