| 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...
| 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 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley likely would veto any legislation to legalize medical marijuana because of concerns over whether it would stand up to federal scrutiny, his spokeswoman said Thursday.
His decision comes as states with programs similar to what...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:47 PM
It might have been back in February when he got under the skin of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on CBS' "Face the Nation."
Or maybe it was in May when he went toe to toe with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on NBC's "Meet the Press."
None of the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:42 PM
An outsider with experience in leading a neighboring state through sometimes-unpopular reforms will become the next Maryland superintendent of schools, the state school board announced Friday.
Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian M. Lowery, a 57-year-...
| 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...
| 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;...