| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
From Colorado to Connecticut, a handful of very different states have advanced new gun control laws over opposition that has made such legislation a struggle nationally and a non-starter in most legislatures.
How did they do it?
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:02 AM
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A gunman who spent years in court battles over custody disputes opened fire Monday in the lobby of a Delaware courthouse, leaving two women dead before being fatally shot, authorities said.
"He walked right up the first...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:41 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke in quavering voices as they called for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies.
| May 7, 2013
| 1:45 AM
Delaware lawmakers will take up a gay marriage bill on Tuesday in a bid to make the state the 11th to allow same-sex couples to wed.
The scheduled vote in the state's Democrat-controlled Senate follows the General Assembly's passage of the bill...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:47 PM
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A divided Delaware state Senate voted Tuesday to make their state the 11th in the nation to allow same-sex marriage, after hearing hours of passionate testimony from supporters and opponents.
The Senate's 12-9 vote sends the...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn called on the Illinois House to send him legislation to legalize gay marriage, saying lawmakers had plenty of time to make up their mind on the issue.
The state Senate passed the measure on Valentine's Day, and the governor has said he'...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:11 AM
On March 9, Gov. Martin O'Malleysaid he is likely to veto a medical marijuana law if the Maryland General Assembly passes one. His spokeswoman said he is concerned about a Feb. 9, 2012 letter from Charles Oberly, Delaware's U.S. attorney, to Gov. Jack...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:59 PM
HAWAII -- Several same-sex couples came together in the first minutes of New Year's Day in Honolulu to become the first in the state's history to enter into civil unions.
"We really don't want to wait any longer because we have been together for 33 years...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore.
The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area.
By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
| May 18, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Maryland has hosted 1,775 clinical trials for new medicines targeting six major chronic diseases since 1999, including 369 that are still in the early stages of recruiting patients, according to a study by two pharmaceutical industry groups released...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...