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  • Ghost tours take a walk through Delmarva past

    For two men who spend a lot of time in cemeteries, Ed Okonowicz and Mike Dixon are surprisingly cheerful. They have reason to be: Okonowicz, a master storyteller, and Dixon, a historian, joined forces five years ago to lead what have become nationally...
  • Jodi Gidley, president of Virginia Beach-based Virginia Natural Gas, dies at 49

    Jodi Gidley, president of Virginia Beach-based Virginia Natural Gas, dies at 49
    Jodi Gidley, the president of Virginia Beach-based Virginia Natural Gas and active community leader, died unexpectedly July 31 at age 49. Gidley became president of Virginia Natural Gas in 2007 as it was taking on the construction of a major pipeline...
  • Mass wedding recalls Elkton's claim to fame

    Seventy years ago, the small town of Elkton was the marriage capital of the East Coast. Wedding chapels lined Main Street like a miniature Las Vegas strip (minus the casinos, of course). Today, the Historic Little Wedding Chapel is Elkton's sole...
  • Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts

    Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts
    Hurricane Irene, already a 120-mph powerhouse with tropical storm winds 230 miles from its center, was turning toward North Carolina's Outer Banks late Wednesday en route to a very wet and potentially dangerous weekend encounter with Maryland's Eastern...
  • Maryland suspends licenses of 3 abortion clinics

    Maryland suspends licenses of 3 abortion clinics
    State health officials have suspended surgical abortion procedures at three clinics, including one in Baltimore where a patient suffered cardiac arrest and later died at a hospital. The physician who performed the abortion at Associates in OB/GYN Care...
  • Details disputed in condition of patient who died after abortion

    Details disputed in condition of patient who died after abortion
    A Baltimore abortion clinic whose license was suspended last week disputes that a patient suffered cardiac arrest at its facility, as the state contends. The administrator for the clinic, Associates in Ob/Gyn Care LLC on North Calvert Street, said in a...
  • Abortion clinics lose licenses again

    Abortion clinics lose licenses again
    State health regulators suspended the licenses of several abortion clinics owned by Associates in OB/GYN Care for the second time after an employee with no health care license or certification gave a patient a drug to induce an abortion at the Baltimore...
  • Abortion doctor arraigned on murder charge, argues law unconstitutional

    Lawyers for an abortion doctor charged with murder under Maryland's fetal homicide law filed court papers Friday calling the statute illegal and saying that prosecutors are using the law to effectively ban the constitutionally protected medical...
  • Lawyers in abortion murder case say fetal deaths occurred in N.J.

    Lawyers for a doctor charged with killing five viable fetuses at an Elkton clinic said in a court motion filed Friday that Maryland lacks jurisdiction because the deaths occurred in New Jersey, and the charges should be thrown out. Steven C. Brigham,...
  • Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn

    Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn
    The Cecil County state's attorney's office withdrew all charges Tuesday in the murder prosecutions of Nicola I. Riley and Steven C. Brigham, the first doctors charged under Maryland's fetal homicide law in a case involving a medical procedure. "This...
  • Maryland to adopt guidelines for abortion clinics

    Operators of abortion clinics in Maryland will have to apply for licenses and meet strict guidelines under new regulations being adopted by state health officials next month. The regulations, announced by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on...