| Oct 18, 2012
Alan Hudson, the farmer at the center of a environmental law case that could shake up the Eastern Shore chicken business, took the stand in federal court Wednesday to tell his side of the story.
Hudson testified that as a 19-year-old, he built the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:59 PM
SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot.
Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual."
Bay scientists and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Forty percent of food in the United States is never eaten, amounting to $165 billion a year in waste, taking a toll on the country's water resources and significantly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report from the Natural Resources...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:22 PM
The newest road project in Clinton County has hundreds of people furious.
"I think it is a slap in the face to taxpayers, and I think it is a slap in the face to the people who voted him out, said Clinton County resident Rishelle Lutz. "Because that...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:26 PM
U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:57 PM
It could be the end of the road for a controversial construction project. An outgoing county commissioner is trying to build what's been called an ‘$80,000 road to nowhere’ right in front of his own home.
The community is coming together...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:52 AM
HOLLYWOOD PARK, Tex. (KTLA) -- The mayor of a small town in Texas just north of San Antonio was kicked and trampled to death by a 500-pound donkey.
Hollywood Park Mayor Bill Bohlke, 65, was found dead near his truck on his cattle ranch, where he kept the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:55 PM
A York County family has been told they must say goodbye to their five pet chickens. The Miller family has had their chickens since they were a day old. For the first eight weeks of their lives they were raised in the family’s garage. When it was...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The 1904 vintage National Bank building will be transformed Oct. 13 into the Graw Days' History @ the Bank.
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Bank will have an array of horse racing artifacts, prints, racing silks and artwork. In addition, the Graw Days...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I strongly object to letter writer Rick Berman's views regarding the "humane" treatment of pregnant pigs ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 22).
No reasonable person objects to pregnant pigs being kept in separate pens, but you don't need to be a...