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Worker who herded people out before explosion is called hero

Worker who herded people out before explosion is called hero

Federal and state investigators are working to pinpoint the source of a propane explosion that leveled a newly constructed building and killed a firefighter in Maine.

September 17th, 9:56 AM EDT
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

A judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of lawsuits.

18 hrs 18 mins ago
Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

Auto workers and General Motors are back at the bargaining table after more than 49,000 employees went out on strike over stalled contract negotiations.

September 17th, 12:36 AM EDT
APNewsBreak: Alabama man arrested in terrorism probe

APNewsBreak: Alabama man arrested in terrorism probe

An Alabama man has been apprehended as part of a years-long terrorism probe in which the FBI says he told agents he would execute a U.S. soldier if ordered to do so by the Islamic State group.

1 hr 49 mins ago
Flash flood risk persists in Texas as Imelda moves inland

Flash flood risk persists in Texas as Imelda moves inland

Tropical Storm Imelda is threatening to dump up to 18 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days.

10 hrs 38 mins ago
Migrants say they face danger before court in Texas tents

Migrants say they face danger before court in Texas tents

At the Laredo, Texas border, anxious migrants wait for hearings at a new court built inside a tent.

23 hrs 38 mins ago
Dillinger family members apply again to exhume his grave

Dillinger family members apply again to exhume his grave

Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger has submitted a new application to exhume his body from an Indianapolis cemetery.

2 hrs 49 mins ago
Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese paid $80M to clients of law firm

Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese paid $80M to clients of law firm

An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to clients represented by his law firm alone since 2000.

21 hrs 28 mins ago
Outrage at slaying of witness's lawyer in Dutch gang trial

Outrage at slaying of witness's lawyer in Dutch gang trial

A lawyer who represented a key witness in a major Dutch organized crime trial has been gunned down in Amsterdam, sparking calls for a tougher crackdown on violent underworld gangs.

4 hrs 9 mins ago
Netanyahu faces uphill battle after repeat election

Netanyahu faces uphill battle after repeat election

Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job.

9 hrs 28 mins ago
Israel's Arabs poised to gain new voice after tight election

Israel's Arabs poised to gain new voice after tight election

A strong showing by Israel's Arab parties could place the marginalized community closer to the center of power than ever before.

1 hr 59 mins ago
UK govt insists suspension of Parliament was not illegal

UK govt insists suspension of Parliament was not illegal

The British government is back at the country's Supreme Court, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament just weeks before Brexit day was neither improper nor illegal.

6 hrs 9 mins ago
Saudi Arabia says Iranian missiles, drone hit oil facilities

Saudi Arabia says Iranian missiles, drone hit oil facilities

Saudi Arabia says that it is joining a U.S.-led coalition to secure the Mideast's waterways after an attack targeting its crucial oil industry.

11 hrs 8 mins ago
BA pilots call off planned 24-hour strike, urge 'cool heads'

BA pilots call off planned 24-hour strike, urge 'cool heads'

British Airways pilots have called off a planned 24-hour strike in their dispute with the airline over pay.

58 mins ago
Bermuda gets ready for pass by Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

Bermuda gets ready for pass by Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

People on Bermuda are getting ready for an expected close brush with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm that caused authorities on the British Atlantic island to order early closings of schools, transportation and government offices Wednesday.

11 hrs 28 mins ago
Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

Whistleblower's complaint shows that Facebook has inadvertently provided extremist groups Islamic State and al-Qaida with a networking and recruitment tool by producing dozens of pages in their names.

11 hrs 28 mins ago
Football Face-Off Week 3

Football Face-Off Week 3

Zach Parnes and experts make their picks on some of the biggest high school football games on Delmarva. 

20 hrs 2 mins ago by Zachary Parnes
Eagles Looking To Rebound After Injuries: NASCAR Driver Stefanik Dies

Eagles Looking To Rebound After Injuries: NASCAR Driver Stefanik Dies

In tonight's sports...Eagles Injuries,Jalen Ramsey wants out of JacksonvilleMariano Rivera receives the Medal of FreedomBig Ben is out for the year

September 16th, 7:52 PM EDT by Zachary Parnes
Top Five Plays from Friday the 13th

Top Five Plays from Friday the 13th

Zach Parnes is bringing you the top 5 plays of the week! The finest in High School Football can be found every Monday at 7PM on WBOC! 

September 16th, 5:00 PM EDT by Zachary Parnes
Balloons Over Sussex Take Flight in Georgetown

Balloons Over Sussex Take Flight in Georgetown

The hot air balloon festival made it's return after more than a decade-long hiatus. As the sun rose this morning, hot air balloons ascended into the sky over Georgetown. 

September 15th, 2:02 PM EDT by Spencer Tracy
Recap of the Ravens vs. Cardinals, Redskins vs. Cowboys, and Eagles vs. Falcons

Recap of the Ravens vs. Cardinals, Redskins vs. Cowboys, and Eagles vs. Falcons

Jose Cuevas has your Sunday Sports Report! Catch up on all the action involving the Redskins, Eagles, and Ravens!

September 15th, 9:25 PM EDT by Jose Cuevas
Delmar takes on Parkside, Bennett takes on Kent County, and Delmarva College Football Action

Delmar takes on Parkside, Bennett takes on Kent County, and Delmarva College Football Action

WBOC Sports' Jose Cuevas recaps:Delmar vs. ParksideJames M. Bennett vs. Kent County Cape Henlopen and Dover in action Salisbury vs. UW OshkoshThe Terrapins take on the Temple Owls Wesley takes a 4OT Thriller The Hornets pummel Lincoln and UD takes on the NDSU Bison  

September 14th, 7:56 PM EDT by Jose Cuevas
THE FINAL SCORE: Week 2, Friday the 13th Pt. 2

THE FINAL SCORE: Week 2, Friday the 13th Pt. 2

Zach Parnes has part 2 of the final score from week 2... On the List. Kent Island and Easton, Lake Forest, Seaford, Queen Anne's and Decatur and Milford! 

September 13th, 7:49 PM EDT by Zachary Parnes
THE FINAL SCORE: Week 2, Friday the 13th Pt. 1

THE FINAL SCORE: Week 2, Friday the 13th Pt. 1

Zach Parnes has the latest from the Bayside and Henlopen Conferences.... in part 1North Caroline and WihiSnow Hill and Colonel Richardson...Indian River and PolytechAnd more! 

September 13th, 7:44 PM EDT by Zachary Parnes
3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes off Venice

3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes off Venice

Italian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed in Venice when their vessel crashed into a dike offshore of the lagoon city.

7 hrs 9 mins ago
Dellin Betances tore Achilles in return to Yankees

Dellin Betances tore Achilles in return to Yankees

Dellin Betances' season appears over after just eight pitches because of a partially torn the Achilles tendon in his left foot, an injury sustained when he hopped on the mound after striking out Brandon Drury on Sunday in his season debut at Toronto.

12 hrs 38 mins ago
Jets' Siemian out for year with ankle injury, Falk to start

Jets' Siemian out for year with ankle injury, Falk to start

Jets quarterback Trevor Siemian is out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury and Luke Falk will be New York's starter until Sam Darnold returns from illness.

22 hrs 8 mins ago
Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Cavan Biggio hits for the cycle as Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore Orioles 8-5.

12 hrs 38 mins ago
Sex-abuse reports on rise; SafeSport Center seeks more money

Sex-abuse reports on rise; SafeSport Center seeks more money

With sex-abuse reports on the rise, battle rages for who will pay for SafeSport Center.

21 hrs 38 mins ago
A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing.

6 hrs 19 mins ago
Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

12 hrs 28 mins ago
Giants bench Eli Manning, name Daniel Jones starting QB

Giants bench Eli Manning, name Daniel Jones starting QB

2-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning benched, rookie Daniel Jones named New York Giants' starting quarterback following 0-2 start.

September 17th, 10:46 AM EDT
Civil War cannonball found in Kansas City area tree

Civil War cannonball found in Kansas City area tree

A worker has found a Civil War cannonball lodged in a Kansas City area tree that he was hired to take down.

September 13th, 9:06 AM EDT
Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them

One Mississippi Delta convenience store has banned bad-smelling workers from a neighboring oil mill.

September 14th, 11:46 AM EDT
Pig-headed pig's escapades cause owner to face citations

Pig-headed pig's escapades cause owner to face citations

Owner cited after pot-bellied pig repeatedly escapes from home and shows up at elementary school in South Carolina.

September 13th, 9:56 AM EDT
California Highway Patrol captures flightless fugitive emu

California Highway Patrol captures flightless fugitive emu

California authorities have captured an emu after the flightless fugitive led officers down a highway.

September 14th, 12:06 PM EDT
Thieves steal $80,000 in wigs from South Florida warehouse

Thieves steal $80,000 in wigs from South Florida warehouse

Police in South Florida say thieves stole up to $80,000 in merchandise from a wig warehouse.

21 hrs 48 mins ago
Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

A pigeon apparently didn't think much of a lawmaker's ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as "pigeon poop station" and it did its business on his head while he was discussing the problem on camera.

September 16th, 10:36 AM EDT
Legal briefs: Suspended judge pleads in underwear-theft case

Legal briefs: Suspended judge pleads in underwear-theft case

A suspended New York judge has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary for trying to sneak into a neighbor's home to steal her underwear.

September 14th, 4:56 PM EDT
Deputies: Couple had sex in patrol car after arrest

Deputies: Couple had sex in patrol car after arrest

Authorities say a man and a woman who were stopped for drunken bicycling in a Florida beach town had sex in a deputy's patrol car before one of them tried to flee naked.

22 hrs 28 mins ago