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  • Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets

    Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets

    09/26/2017 10:18:00 -04:002017-09-26 14:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:21:38 GMT
    dema,Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations (Photo: CBS)dema,Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations (Photo: CBS)
    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.More
    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.More
  • Facebook CEO Visits Delaware to Talk About Disaster Response

    Facebook CEO Visits Delaware to Talk About Disaster Response

    09/26/2017 09:47:00 -04:002017-09-26 13:47:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:00:25 GMT
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second from left, spent Monday in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes. (Photo credit: Mark Zuckerberg Facebook page)Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second from left, spent Monday in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes. (Photo credit: Mark Zuckerberg Facebook page)
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he spent the day in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.More
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he spent Monday in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.More
  • Wilmington Police Investigating Shooting of 25-year-old Man

    Wilmington Police Investigating Shooting of 25-year-old Man

    09/26/2017 08:18:00 -04:002017-09-26 12:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-09-26 12:19:21 GMT
    Police in Wilmington are investigating the late-night shooting of a 25-year-old man.More
    Police in Wilmington are investigating the late-night shooting of a 25-year-old man.More
  • Delaware State University to Build New Residence Hall

    DSU to Build New Residence Hall

    09/22/2017 14:59:00 -04:002017-09-22 18:59:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-09-26 11:55:50 GMT
    Delaware State University. (Skycam 16)Delaware State University. (Skycam 16)
    Delaware State University announced Friday that in order to deal with a rapidly growing residential enrollment, the school plans to build a new 200,000-square-foot residence hall, to open in the fall of 2019.More
    Delaware State University announced Friday that in order to deal with a rapidly growing residential enrollment, the school plans to build a new 200,000-square-foot residence hall, to open in the fall of 2019.More
  • Carney Launches Eco-Tour to Spur Outdoor Activity

    Carney Launches Eco-Tour to Spur Outdoor Activity

    09/26/2017 07:26:00 -04:002017-09-26 11:26:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-09-26 11:51:50 GMT
    Delaware Gov. John CarneyDelaware Gov. John Carney

    Gov. John Carney is urging Delawareans to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.

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    Gov. John Carney is urging Delawareans to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.

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  • New Rehoboth City Hall Now Open

    New Rehoboth City Hall Now Open

    09/25/2017 16:33:00 -04:002017-09-25 20:33:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-09-26 11:51:19 GMT
    After delays and change orders, the City of Rehoboth Beach's new city hall is now open for business. The building also houses the convention center, police department, Alderman Court, and a 911 center.More
    After delays and change orders, the City of Rehoboth Beach's new city hall is now open for business. The building also houses the convention center, police department, Alderman Court, and a 911 center.More
  • Dover Business Owners Sound Off During Downtown Tour

    Dover Business Owners Sound Off During Downtown Tour

    09/25/2017 19:37:00 -04:002017-09-25 23:37:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:59 AM EDT2017-09-26 04:59:55 GMT
    Erin Thwaite, owner of Bel's Boutique in Downtown Dover, talks with City Councilman David Anderson about running a store in Downtown Dover.Erin Thwaite, owner of Bel's Boutique in Downtown Dover, talks with City Councilman David Anderson about running a store in Downtown Dover.
    DOVER, Del. --- Dover business owners on Monday gave their thoughts on conditions in the downtown area during a tour by city officials and members of the Downtown Dover Partnership.The Monday morning tour was aimed at getting feedback from local businessMore
    DOVER, Del. --- Dover business owners on Monday gave their thoughts on conditions in the downtown area during a tour by city officials and members of the Downtown Dover Partnership.The Monday morning tour was aimed at getting feedback from local businessMore
  • Dover Man Arrested for Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

    Dover Man Arrested for Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

    09/25/2017 18:48:00 -04:002017-09-25 22:48:00 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-09-25 23:01:30 GMT
    Courtesy of the Milford Police Department Courtesy of the Milford Police Department
    Milford Police arrested a Dover man after finding drugs in his car during a traffic stop.More
    Milford Police arrested a Dover man after finding drugs in his car during a traffic stop.More
  • Man in Custody After Harrington Barricade Situation

    Man in Custody After Harrington Barricade Situation

    09/25/2017 15:31:00 -04:002017-09-25 19:31:00 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-09-25 19:38:39 GMT
    Chopper 16 aerial view of Monday afternoon's barricade situation in Harrington. Chopper 16 aerial view of Monday afternoon's barricade situation in Harrington.
    Delaware State Police say a 36-year-old man has been taken to a hospital for an evaluation following a Monday afternoon barricade situation in Harrington.More
    Delaware State Police say a 36-year-old man has been taken to a hospital for an evaluation following a Monday afternoon barricade situation in Harrington.More
  • Police: Two Women Arrested After Shoplifting from a Royal Farms

    Police: Two Women Arrested After Shoplifting from a Royal Farms

    09/25/2017 15:10:00 -04:002017-09-25 19:10:00 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-09-25 19:22:44 GMT
    Courtesy of the Laurel Police Department Courtesy of the Laurel Police Department
    Laurel Police arrested two women after they responded to a reported shoplifting at Royal Farms.More
    Laurel Police arrested two women after they responded to a reported shoplifting at Royal Farms.More
  • Man Wanted in Killing of Girlfriend Found After Suicide Try

    Man Wanted in Killing of Girlfriend Found After Suicide Try

    09/25/2017 09:59:00 -04:002017-09-25 13:59:00 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-09-25 13:59:52 GMT
    Police say a Delaware man wanted for allegedly killing his girlfriend is being held in New York City after he attempted to kill himself.More
    Police say a Delaware man wanted for allegedly killing his girlfriend is being held in New York City after he attempted to kill himself.More
  • Del. Police Seek Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

    Del. Police Seek Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

    09/25/2017 08:17:00 -04:002017-09-25 12:17:00 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-09-25 12:26:26 GMT
    Video surveillance photo of theft suspects provided by Delaware State PoliceVideo surveillance photo of theft suspects provided by Delaware State Police
    Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a pair of suspects wanted in connection a series of car break-ins in the Georgetown area.More
    Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a pair of suspects wanted in connection a series of car break-ins in the Georgetown area.More
  • Police: Suspect in Coverdale Home Invasion Shot and Killed

    Police: Suspect in Coverdale Home Invasion Shot and Killed

    09/25/2017 07:08:00 -04:002017-09-25 11:08:00 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 7:26 AM EDT2017-09-25 11:26:38 GMT
    The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting an investigation into the death of a suspect who police say broke into a Coverdale area home Sunday night.More
    The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting an investigation into the death of a suspect who detectives say broke into a home in the Coverdale area east of Bridgeville on Sunday night.More
  • Town of Dewey Beach To Support Town Manager Legally, Delays Vote on Investigator's Recommendations

    Town of Dewey Beach To Support Town Manager Legally, Delays Vote on Investigator's Recommendations

    09/22/2017 20:27:00 -04:002017-09-23 00:27:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:45:20 GMT
    Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    DEWEY BEACH, Del. - The Town of Dewey Beach's commissioners voted unanimously to "indemnify" town manager Marc Appelbaum on Friday night-- meaning they will support his hiring of an attorney and legal fees if necessary."If you cant indemnify people, if yMore
    DEWEY BEACH, Del. - The Town of Dewey Beach's commissioners voted unanimously to "indemnify" town manager Marc Appelbaum on Friday night-- meaning they will support his hiring of an attorney and legal fees if necessary."If you cant indemnify people, if yMore
  • Perdue Farms Celebrates Diversity Day and Safety Milestone

    Perdue Farms Celebrates Diversity Day and Safety Milestone

    09/22/2017 15:58:00 -04:002017-09-22 19:58:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:11:28 GMT
    Perdue Diversity Day (WBOC PHOTO)Perdue Diversity Day (WBOC PHOTO)
    Earlier today, Perdue Farms associates celebrated the diversity that makes each and every one of them, unique. The company's Georgetown plant also celebrated a new safety milestone.More
    Earlier today, Perdue Farms associates celebrated the diversity that makes each and every one of them, unique. The company's Georgetown plant also celebrated a new safety milestone.More
  • Dover Man Arrested for Robbing Dollar General

    Dover Man Arrested After Robbing Dollar General

    09/22/2017 11:07:00 -04:002017-09-22 15:07:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:51:03 GMT
    Police have arrested a Dover man after he robbed a Dollar General store Thursday afternoon.More
    Police have arrested a Dover man accused of robbing a Dollar General store Thursday afternoon.More
  • Two Arrested for Drugs & Firearm in Dover

    Two Arrested for Drugs & Firearm in Dover

    09/22/2017 12:12:00 -04:002017-09-22 16:12:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:01:25 GMT
    Two Dover residents were arrested following a search warrant at a local motel.More
    Two Dover residents were arrested for possession of drugs and a firearm following a search warrant at a local motel.More
  • Some Delaware Correctional Officers Concerned Over Rec. Time for Maximum Security Inmates

    Some Delaware Correctional Officers Concerned Over Rec. Time for Maximum Security Inmates

    09/21/2017 20:31:00 -04:002017-09-22 00:31:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-09-22 12:09:00 GMT
    The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)
    Some correctional officers in Delaware are concerned about staffing accomodations for maximum security inmates at the James. T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, a prison that experienced a deadly inmate uprising in February.More
    Some correctional officers in Delaware are concerned about staffing accomodations for maximum security inmates at the James. T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, a prison that experienced a deadly inmate uprising in February.More
  • Former Dover Airman to Plead Guilty in Child Sex Abuse Case

    Former Dover Airman to Plead Guilty in Child Sex Abuse Case

    09/22/2017 07:31:00 -04:002017-09-22 11:31:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-09-22 11:40:00 GMT
    Akeem BeazerAkeem Beazer
    A former Dover Air Force Base airman has agreed to plead guilty to charges involving the alleged sexual abuse of a teenage runaway.More
    A former Dover Air Force Base airman has agreed to plead guilty to charges involving the alleged sexual abuse of a teenage runaway.More
  • A Hotel Fire in Newark Deemed an Accident

    A Hotel Fire in Newark Deemed an Accident

    09/21/2017 23:55:00 -04:002017-09-22 03:55:00 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-09-22 04:04:09 GMT
    A fire that forced guests to relocate from their hotel was found to be an accident this afternoonMore
    A fire that forced guests to relocate from their hotel was found to be an accident this afternoonMore
  • Sussex County Considers "Special Event" Ordinance Changes

    Sussex County Considers "Special Event" Ordinance Changes,

    09/21/2017 15:56:00 -04:002017-09-21 19:56:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:20:07 GMT
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Sussex County may soon change how they look at "special events." County Administrator Todd Lawson says the current wording is too vague and not legally defensible. "The language as it's written right now applies to a lot of difMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Sussex County may soon change how they look at "special events." County Administrator Todd Lawson says the current wording is too vague and not legally defensible. "The language as it's written right now applies to a lot of difMore
  • Delaware Man Charged In Hawaii Nightclub Shooting

    Delaware Man Charged With Hawaii Nightclub Shooting

    09/21/2017 16:40:00 -04:002017-09-21 20:40:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:45:57 GMT
    A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.
    A former Delaware death-row inmate who brought an 18-year-old Delaware man to Hawaii to get a fresh start says the teen has been falsely accused of a deadly shooting because he's black.More
    A former Delaware death-row inmate who brought an 18-year-old Delaware man to Hawaii to get a fresh start says the teen has been falsely accused of a deadly shooting because he's black.More
  • Laurel Police: Father Caught After Burglary, Son Still on the Run

    Laurel Police: Father Caught After Burglary, Son Still on the Run

    09/21/2017 14:32:00 -04:002017-09-21 18:32:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:01:38 GMT
     James Howell Jr. and James Howell Sr. James Howell Jr. and James Howell Sr.
    Police in Laurel, Del. say a father has been arrested and his son is on the run after they were caught burglarizing a home.More
    Police in Laurel, Del. say a father has been arrested and his son is on the run after they were caught burglarizing a home.More
  • Settlement Reached in Milton Political Sign Case

    Settlement Reached in Milton Political Sign Case

    09/21/2017 13:11:00 -04:002017-09-21 17:11:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:54:15 GMT
    One of Penny NIckerson's signs she had placed in her yard in Milton, Del.One of Penny NIckerson's signs she had placed in her yard in Milton, Del.
    The town of Milton, Del. on Thursday announced a settlement has been reached with a woman who filed an ACLU lawsuit with the town over the placement of political signs on her property.More
    The Town of Milton has settled an ACLU of Delaware lawsuit brought on behalf of a homeowner who had been prevented from placing political signs in her yard.More
  • Lincoln Man Robbed While Walking Along Road

    Lincoln Man Robbed While Walking Along Road

    09/21/2017 12:51:00 -04:002017-09-21 16:51:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:47:35 GMT
    Photo: Wboc ImagePhoto: Wboc Image
    Delaware State Police are currently investigating a robbery from a man while he was walking along a roadway southeast of Lincoln.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a man walking along a roadway southeast of Lincoln.More
  • Police Investigate Burglary at Wesley Chapel in Dover

    Police Investigate Burglary at Dover Chapel

    09/21/2017 11:53:00 -04:002017-09-21 15:53:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:45:01 GMT
    A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.
    Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Wesley Chapel early Thursday morning.More
    Dover police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Wesley Chapel early Thursday morning.More
  • Laurel Fire Victim Calls for Change to State Code

    Laurel Fire Victim Calls for Change to State Code

    09/21/2017 11:24:00 -04:002017-09-21 15:24:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:45:57 GMT
    LAUREL, Del. - Richard Turner says a fire that destroyed his home last week could have been prevented if Delaware's state fire protection regulations were different. The State Fire Marshal's office confirms that the fire was caused by a staple piercMore
    LAUREL, Del. - Richard Turner says a fire that destroyed his home last week could have been prevented if Delaware's state fire protection regulations were different. The State Fire Marshal's office confirms that the fire was caused by a staple piercMore
  • Dover Woman Comes Home to Burglary

    Dover Woman Comes Home to Burglary

    09/21/2017 11:33:00 -04:002017-09-21 15:33:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:41:02 GMT
    (Photo Credit: MGN Online)(Photo Credit: MGN Online)
    The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary after a 78-year-old woman came home to discover the suspect in her home.More
    The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary after a 78-year-old woman came home to discover the suspect in her home.More
  • Former Del. Death Row Inmate Defends Man Charged in Hawaii Shooting

    Former Del. Death Row Inmate Defends Man Charged in Hawaii Shooting

    09/21/2017 10:15:00 -04:002017-09-21 14:15:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:37:28 GMT
    Jordan SmithJordan Smith
    A former Delaware death-row inmate says an 18-year-old Delaware man he brought to Hawaii to get a fresh start has been falsely accused of a deadly shooting because he's black.More
    A former Delaware death-row inmate says an 18-year-old Delaware man he brought to Hawaii to get a fresh start has been falsely accused of a deadly shooting because he's black.More
  • Former NFL Cheerleader Completes Weekend Del. Prison Stays

    Former NFL Cheerleader Completes Weekend Del. Prison Stays

    09/21/2017 04:07:00 -04:002017-09-21 08:07:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:10:21 GMT
    A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who pleaded guilty to raping a 15-year-old boy at a vacation rental home in Delaware no longer has to report every other weekend to a Delaware prison facility.More
    A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who pleaded guilty to raping a 15-year-old boy at a vacation rental home in Delaware no longer has to report every other weekend to a Delaware prison facility.More
  • Woman Arrested In Newark Home Invasion

    Woman Arrested In Newark Home Invasion

    09/20/2017 22:25:00 -04:002017-09-21 02:25:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:36:24 GMT
    Courtesy of New Castle County PoliceCourtesy of New Castle County Police
    New Castle County Police have arrested 32-year-old Elizabeth Noone in connection to the home invasion that occurred in the community of Stones Throw Townhouses this morning.More
    New Castle County Police have arrested 32-year-old Elizabeth Noone in connection to the home invasion that occurred in the community of Stones Throw Townhouses this morning.More
  • Police Investigating Suspicious Package in Rehoboth Beach

    Police Investigating Suspicious Package in Rehoboth Beach

    09/20/2017 16:51:00 -04:002017-09-20 20:51:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:07:34 GMT
    Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate after a suspicious package was found at a shopping center on Route 1 in Rehoboth Beach.More
    Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate after a suspicious package was found at a shopping center on Route 1 in Rehoboth Beach.More
  • Dover Police Arrest Three for Possession of Drugs & Firearms

    Dover Police Arrest Three for Possession of Drugs & Firearms

    09/20/2017 13:22:00 -04:002017-09-20 17:22:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:26:10 GMT
    DOVER, Del. - The Dover Police Department have arrested three people on drug and firearms charges during a traffic stop.Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of S. Saulsbury Road and West North Street after the vehicle was seen leavingMore
    DOVER, Del. - The Dover Police Department have arrested three people on drug and firearms charges during a traffic stop.Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of S. Saulsbury Road and West North Street after the vehicle was seen leavingMore
  • Court Mulls Appeal in Killing of Georgetown Police Officer

    Court Mulls Appeal in Killing of Georgetown Police Officer

    09/20/2017 13:44:00 -04:002017-09-20 17:44:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:50:28 GMT
    Derrick Powell was sentenced to death for killing Georgetown Police Officer Chad Spicer in 2009 (Source: WBOC)Derrick Powell was sentenced to death for killing Georgetown Police Officer Chad Spicer in 2009 (Source: WBOC)
    Delaware's Supreme Court is mulling an appeal by a convicted killer serving life in prison for shooting to death a Georgetown police officer.More
    Delaware's Supreme Court is mulling an appeal by a convicted killer serving life in prison for shooting to death a Georgetown police officer.More
  • 39 Arrests in Smyrna Street Drug Operation

    39 Arrests in Smyrna Street Drug Operation

    09/20/2017 04:11:00 -04:002017-09-20 08:11:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:51:57 GMT

    A major investigation into a street drug operation in Smyrna leads to the arrest of 39 people, authorities said.

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    A major investigation into a street drug operation in Smyrna, Del. has led to the arrest of 39 people, authorities said.

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  • Legal Services Business is Adding 80 Positions in Delaware

    Legal Services Business is Adding 80 Positions in Delaware

    09/20/2017 09:44:00 -04:002017-09-20 13:44:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:45 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:45:28 GMT
    One of the oldest legal-service businesses in the country is hiring 80 information technology workers in Delaware and adding three European offices.More
    One of the oldest legal-service businesses in the country is hiring 80 information technology workers in Delaware and adding three European offices.More
  • Update: Police ID Woman Killed After Car, School Bus Collide Near Smyrna

    Police: One Hurt After Car, School Bus Collide Near Smyrna

    09/19/2017 07:25:00 -04:002017-09-19 11:25:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:49:52 GMT
    Delaware State Police say one person had to be rushed to the hospital for injuries sustained in a crash between a car and a school bus Tuesday morning north of Smyrna.More
    Delaware State Police have released the name of a woman who died Tuesday after her car collided with a school bus north of Smyrna.More
  • Del. Gov. to Sign Cancer Insurance Bill

    Del. Gov. to Sign Cancer Insurance Bill

    09/20/2017 04:36:00 -04:002017-09-20 08:36:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:37:16 GMT
    Cancer patients in Delaware will soon have more treatment option under legislation being signed by Gov. John Carney.More
    Cancer patients in Delaware will soon have more treatment option under legislation being signed by Gov. John Carney.More
  • Delaware Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9 Percent

    Delaware Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.9 Percent

    09/19/2017 19:52:00 -04:002017-09-19 23:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:20:27 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- Delaware's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in August.The Delaware Department of Labor said in its monthly report on Thursday that the state experienced its fourth increase to the unemployment rate in fivMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Delaware's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent in August.The Delaware Department of Labor said in its monthly report on Thursday that the state experienced its fourth increase to the unemployment rate in fivMore
  • Waves from Hurricane Jose Breach Dune, Flood Route One

    Waves from Hurricane Jose Breach Dune, Flood Route One

    09/19/2017 17:32:00 -04:002017-09-19 21:32:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:59:34 GMT
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - A major highway in Sussex County was shut down for hours after heavy surf and high tide caused a dune to breach. "We were concerned as this storm was approaching that we would have waves at a high velocity coming across anMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - A major highway in Sussex County was shut down for hours after heavy surf and high tide caused a dune to breach. "We were concerned as this storm was approaching that we would have waves at a high velocity coming across anMore
  • Surveillance Photos Released in Dover Dollar General Robbery

    Surveillance Photos Released in Dover Dollar General Robbery

    09/19/2017 15:48:00 -04:002017-09-19 19:48:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:05:34 GMT
    Courtesy of Delaware State PoliceCourtesy of Delaware State Police
    Delaware State Police have released surveillance photos of a suspect and car in connection to a robbery that happened in the Dollar General south of Dover earlier this month.More
    Delaware State Police have released surveillance photos of a suspect and car in connection to a robbery that happened in the Dollar General south of Dover earlier this month.More
  • Updated: SR 1 Reopened Between Bethany Beach and Dewey Beach

    SR 1 Closed Between Bethany Beach and Dewey Beach

    09/19/2017 09:21:00 -04:002017-09-19 13:21:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:58:19 GMT
    The Delaware Department of Transportation has reopened both the northbound and southbound lanes of SR 1 - including the Indian River Inlet Bridge - between Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach.More
    The Delaware Department of Transportation has reopened both the northbound and southbound lanes of SR 1 - including the Indian River Inlet Bridge - between Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach.More
  • Commission: Delaware's Civil Court System Unfair to Poor

    Commission: Delaware's Civil Court system unfair to poor

    09/19/2017 07:22:00 -04:002017-09-19 11:22:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-09-19 11:24:52 GMT
    A state commission has found that Delaware's civil court system is unfair to people living in poverty.More
    A state commission has found that Delaware's civil court system is unfair to people living in poverty.More
  • Judge: Camden, Del. Can't Charge for Construction of Water Tower

    Judge says Town of Camden, Del. Can't Charge for Construction of Water Tower

    09/19/2017 04:24:00 -04:002017-09-19 08:24:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:13 AM EDT2017-09-19 11:13:37 GMT
    The water tower on Upper King Road in Camden  (Photo: Delaware State News)The water tower on Upper King Road in Camden (Photo: Delaware State News)
    A judge has ruled that a central Delaware town cannot collect $27,000 from a local water and sewer authority as a building permit fee for a million-gallon water storage tank.More
    A judge has ruled that a central Delaware town cannot collect $27,000 from a local water and sewer authority as a building permit fee for a million-gallon water storage tank.More
  • Council Approves Slight Uptick to Delaware Revenue Forecast

    Council approves slight uptick to Delaware revenue forecast

    09/18/2017 16:55:00 -04:002017-09-18 20:55:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:13 AM EDT2017-09-19 11:13:06 GMT
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (Randall Chase, AP) - Delaware's official revenue forecast has grown slightly since lawmakers passed a $4.1 billion budget for this year in July. The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council on Monday boosted this year's revenueMore
    Delaware's official revenue forecast has grown slightly since lawmakers passed a $4.1 billion budget for this year in July.More
  • Newark Finds Funding for Pedestrian Bridge Project

    Newark Finds Funding for Pedestrian Bridge Project

    09/18/2017 23:43:00 -04:002017-09-19 03:43:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:58:23 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Newark City Council voted last week to end the city’s longstanding project to create a pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting two parks in the Newark area; but tonight, Newark City Council reinstated the project tonight after the new found funding.More
    Newark City Council voted last week to end the city’s longstanding project to create a pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting two parks in the Newark area; but tonight, Newark City Council reinstated the project tonight after the new found funding.More
  • Little Creek Dog Park Nears Completion

    Little Creek Dog Park Nears Completion

    09/18/2017 20:04:00 -04:002017-09-19 00:04:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:20:35 GMT
    LITTLE CREEK, Del. -- Progress has been made on the new dog park in Little Creek.Fences have been erected in the area of the dog park, which is located next to the post office.The project, which cost roughly $35,000, was partially funded through money grMore
    LITTLE CREEK, Del. -- Progress has been made on the new dog park in Little Creek.Fences have been erected in the area of the dog park, which is located next to the post office.The project, which cost roughly $35,000, was partially funded through money grMore
  • Dover Panel To Examine Schwartz Revival

    Dover Panel To Examine Schwartz Revival

    09/18/2017 19:37:00 -04:002017-09-18 23:37:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:01:05 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- A city panel in Dover will look at a potential path to re-open the Schwartz Center for the Arts, which closed down in June because of lagging ticket sales.The working group will look at a possible model for a revitalized Schwartz. The builMore
    DOVER, Del. -- A city panel in Dover will look at a potential path to re-open the Schwartz Center for the Arts, which closed down in June because of lagging ticket sales.The working group will look at a possible model for a revitalized Schwartz. The builMore
  • Sussex County Health Experts Say Education Is Key to Fighting State's High Obesity Rate

    Sussex County Health Experts Say Education Is Key to Fighting State's High Obesity Rate

    09/18/2017 18:24:00 -04:002017-09-18 22:24:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:38:38 GMT
    (Photo: CBS/AP)(Photo: CBS/AP)
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - On the heels of a recent report stating Delaware's obesity rates have doubled in recent decades, many local health and wellness professionals say comprehensive changes are needed to keep the first state fit."For obesity, we really nMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - On the heels of a recent report stating Delaware's obesity rates have doubled in recent decades, many local health and wellness professionals say comprehensive changes are needed to keep the first state fit."For obesity, we really nMore
  • Robbery Investigation Leads to Arrest of Milford Man

    Robbery Investigation Leads to Arrest of Milford Man

    09/18/2017 14:44:00 -04:002017-09-18 18:44:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:00:01 GMT
    A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.
    A Milford man has been arrested in connection to a robbery, police said.More
    A Milford man has been arrested in connection to a robbery, police said.More
  • Sussex County Property Taxes Due Sept. 30

    Sussex County Property Taxes Due Sept. 30

    09/18/2017 14:26:00 -04:002017-09-18 18:26:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:32:16 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Sussex County, Del. is reminding property owners that Sept. 30 is the deadline to pay annual county property tax bills.More
    Sussex County, Del. is reminding property owners that Sept. 30 is the deadline to pay annual county property tax bills.More
  • Dewey Beach Voters Re-elect Mayor

    Dewey Beach Elections Re-elect Mayor

    09/17/2017 20:34:00 -04:002017-09-18 00:34:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:34:27 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    The commissioner elections were held on Saturday. Mayor Dale Cooke won re-electionMore
    The commissioner elections were held on Saturday. Mayor Dale Cooke won re-electionMore
  • 8-Month-Old Injured in Millsboro Crash Dies

    8-Month-Old Injured in Millsboro Crash Dies

    09/18/2017 12:22:00 -04:002017-09-18 16:22:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:47:28 GMT
    MILLSBORO, Del. (WBOC/AP) - Delaware State Police say the 8-month-old girl injured during a car crash last week has died.More
    MILLSBORO, Del. (WBOC/AP) - Delaware State Police say the 8-month-old girl injured during a car crash last week has died.More
  • Milford Woman Arrested on Multiple Charges, Including Shoplifting

    Milford Woman Arrested on Multiple Charges, Including Shoplifting

    09/18/2017 12:12:00 -04:002017-09-18 16:12:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:19:48 GMT
    Adreine D. Bennett, 34; Photo Credit: Milford Police DepartmentAdreine D. Bennett, 34; Photo Credit: Milford Police Department
    MILFORD, Del. (WBOC) --The Milford Police Department has arrested a Milford woman wanted following multiple warrants for three separate incidents.More
    MILFORD, Del. (WBOC) --The Milford Police Department has arrested a Milford woman wanted following multiple warrants for three separate incidents.More
  • Obesity Rate Has Doubled in Delaware, Many Factors to Blame

    Obesity Rate Has Doubled in Delaware, Many Factors to Blame

    09/18/2017 08:26:00 -04:002017-09-18 12:26:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-09-18 14:05:15 GMT
    (Photo: CBS/AP)(Photo: CBS/AP)
    The adult obesity rate in Delaware has more than doubled in recent decades.More
    The adult obesity rate in Delaware has more than doubled in recent decades, according to a new report. Click on "more" for information and a link to the report.More
  • Remembering Tom Draper

    Remembering Tom Draper

    09/15/2017 17:09:00 -04:002017-09-15 21:09:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 7:32 AM EDT2017-09-18 11:32:18 GMT
    Tom Draper Memorial Service in Georgetown.Tom Draper Memorial Service in Georgetown.
    There was hardly an empty seat or a dry eye in the house Friday morning at the Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown, Del. Hundreds gathered to pay their final respects to longtime WBOC owner Tom Draper.More
    There was hardly an empty seat or a dry eye in the house Friday morning at the Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown, Del. Hundreds gathered to pay their final respects to longtime WBOC owner Tom Draper.More
  • Hispanic Day Festival in Georgetown

    Hispanic Day Festival in Georgetown

    09/17/2017 16:56:00 -04:002017-09-17 20:56:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-09-17 21:08:51 GMT
    Many people visited Georgetown, Delaware to support the diversity and rich history of Latin America at the Hispanic Day Festival.More
    Many people visited Georgetown, Delaware to support the diversity and rich history of Latin America at the Hispanic Day Festival.More
  • Delaware State Police Searching for Missing Man

    Delaware State Police Searching for Missing Man

    09/16/2017 21:33:00 -04:002017-09-17 01:33:00 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-09-17 01:48:25 GMT
    The Delaware State Police are asking for assistance to locate a missing 28-year-old Laurel man.More
    The Delaware State Police are asking for assistance to locate a missing 28-year-old Laurel man.More
  • Selbyville Traffic Collision Causes Injuries

    Selbyville Traffic Collision Causes Injuries

    09/16/2017 21:36:00 -04:002017-09-17 01:36:00 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-09-17 01:43:35 GMT
    SELBYVILLE, Del - Delaware State Police are still investing a serious car crash from yesterday afternoon.The accident took place on South Dupont boulevard. Norma Parks was trying to cross the southbound lanes of the highway to the median crossMore
    SELBYVILLE, Del - Delaware State Police are still investing a serious car crash from yesterday afternoon.More
  • Ribbon Cut for P.O.W. M.I.A. Parkway in Kent County

    Ribbon Cut for P.O.W. M.I.A. Parkway in Kent County

    09/15/2017 19:17:00 -04:002017-09-15 23:17:00 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:36:05 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- The P.O.W. M.I.A. Memorial Parkway is set to open on Saturday, offering motorists a new way to travel from West Dover to U.S. Route 13 without having to cross through local streets.A ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday foMore
    DOVER, Del. -- The P.O.W. M.I.A. Memorial Parkway is set to open on Saturday, offering motorists a new way to travel from West Dover to U.S. Route 13 without having to cross through local streets.A ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday foMore
  • Milford Motel Will Close For Renovations

    Milford Motel Will Close For Renovations

    09/15/2017 17:06:00 -04:002017-09-15 21:06:00 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:29:02 GMT
    In order to facilitate renovations and the transformation of the Traveler’s Inn on North Walnut Street in Milford, the owners of the Traveler’s Inn will close the motel by September 28, 2017.More
    In order to facilitate renovations and the transformation of the Traveler’s Inn on North Walnut Street in Milford, the owners of the Traveler’s Inn will close the motel by September 28, 2017.More
  • Hispanic Day Festival Returns To Georgetown

    Hispanic Day Festival Returns To Georgetown

    09/15/2017 15:56:00 -04:002017-09-15 19:56:00 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:09:24 GMT
    Hispanic Day Festival (WBOC PHOTO)Hispanic Day Festival (WBOC PHOTO)
    La Esperanza and The Voice Radio Network have once again teamed up to present this years Hispanic Day Festival. The event will take place September 17th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Georgetown Delaware on North Race Street.More
    La Esperanza and The Voice Radio Network have once again teamed up to present this years Hispanic Day Festival. The event will take place September 17th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Georgetown Delaware on North Race Street.More
  • Serious Motorcycle Crash in Selbyville

    Serious Motorcycle Crash in Selbyville

    09/15/2017 14:18:00 -04:002017-09-15 18:18:00 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:55:57 GMT
    SELBYVILLE, Del.- Delaware State Police are on the scene in Selbyville as a serious crash between a car and motorcycle on U.S. 113 is under investigation. Police said around 1 p.m. Friday a crash caused traffic closures at Church Street on U.S. 113.More
    Delaware State Police are on the scene in Selbyville as a serious crash between a car and motorcycle on U.S. 113 is under investigation.More
  • Complaints of Doctors' Bad Behavior Rise in Delaware

    Complaints of Doctors' Bad Behavior Rise in Delaware

    09/15/2017 12:33:00 -04:002017-09-15 16:33:00 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:36:38 GMT
    Complaints about physicians' behavior have ballooned in Delaware over the last several years.More
    Complaints about physicians' behavior have ballooned in Delaware over the last several years.More
  • Delaware Joins Planned Interstate Emergency Services Compact

    Delaware Joins Planned Interstate Emergency Services Compact

    09/15/2017 09:05:00 -04:002017-09-15 13:05:00 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-09-15 13:08:03 GMT
    Gov. John Carney is signing legislation to allow emergency medical workers in Delaware to respond across state borders.More
    Gov. John Carney is signing legislation to allow emergency medical workers in Delaware to respond across state borders.More
  • Delaware Aims to Reduce Number of Infants Exposed to Drugs, Alcohol Before Birth

    Delaware Aims to Reduce Number of Infants Exposed to Drugs, Alcohol Before Birth

    09/14/2017 18:24:00 -04:002017-09-14 22:24:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:49:11 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- Delaware health officials on Thursday announced a new effort to try and prevent children from being exposed to alcohol, illegal drugs and prescription medications substances like opioids.Delaware's Division of Public Health announced it woMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Delaware health officials on Thursday announced a new effort to try and prevent children from being exposed to alcohol, illegal drugs and prescription medications substances like opioids.Delaware's Division of Public Health announced it woMore
  • Indian River School District Taking Action on School Bus Driver Shortage

    Indian River School District Taking Action on School Bus Driver Shortage

    09/14/2017 18:19:00 -04:002017-09-14 22:19:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:40:00 GMT
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - The Indian River School District has a plan in place to handle the impending school bus driver shortage.Superintendent Mark Steele says one of their bus contractors lost six drivers and as such, he had to give up four of the districMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - The Indian River School District has a plan in place to handle the impending school bus driver shortage.Superintendent Mark Steele says one of their bus contractors lost six drivers and as such, he had to give up four of the districMore
  • Milford Man Charged With Assault

    Milford Man Charged With Assault

    09/14/2017 16:42:00 -04:002017-09-14 20:42:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-09-14 21:13:54 GMT
    A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.
    A Milford man has been arrested for assault, according to police.More
    A Milford, Del. man has been arrested for assault, according to police.More
  • Company Under Fire for Opioid Marketing Files Patent Suit

    Company Under Fire for opioid Marketing Files Patent Suit

    09/14/2017 13:57:00 -04:002017-09-14 17:57:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:43:04 GMT
    An Arizona-based pharmaceutical company targeted in lawsuits and criminal investigations over its marketing of a highly addictive painkiller has filed a related patent-infringement lawsuit against a rival drug maker.More
    An Arizona-based pharmaceutical company targeted in lawsuits and criminal investigations over its marketing of a highly addictive painkiller has filed a related patent-infringement lawsuit against a rival drug maker.More
  • Investigator Recommends Reprimand for Dewey Beach Town Manager

    Investigator Recommends Reprimand for Dewey Beach Town Manager

    09/14/2017 15:14:00 -04:002017-09-14 19:14:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-09-14 19:52:09 GMT
    Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    An independent investigator says the town manager of Dewey Beach should be formally reprimanded for unprofessional behavior and be required to take anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training.More
    An independent investigator says the town manager of Dewey Beach should be formally reprimanded for unprofessional behavior and be required to take anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training.More
  • Feds Seek Delay of Child Sex Abuse Trial of Former Del. Airman

    Feds Seek Delay of Child Sex Abuse Trial of Former Del. Airman

    09/14/2017 14:37:00 -04:002017-09-14 18:37:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-09-14 18:41:56 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Federal prosecutors are seeking to postpone the trial of a former Dover Air Force Base airman charged with sexually abusing a teenage runaway.More
    Federal prosecutors are seeking to postpone the trial of a former Dover Air Force Base airman charged with sexually abusing a teenage runaway.More
  • It Took 11 Years, But Scrap Tire Regulations Taking Effect in Del.

    It Took 11 Years, But Scrap Tire Regulations Taking Effect in Del.

    09/14/2017 11:55:00 -04:002017-09-14 15:55:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:56:59 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Delaware is enforcing environmental regulations on scrap tires that a state law called for 11 years ago.More
    Delaware is enforcing environmental regulations on scrap tires that a state law called for 11 years ago.More
  • Panel Begins Examination of Del. Government Budgeting Practices

    Panel Begins Examination of Del. Government Budgeting Practices

    09/14/2017 07:44:00 -04:002017-09-14 11:44:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:32 AM EDT2017-09-14 12:32:13 GMT
    A panel formed by Delaware lawmakers to study the state's budgeting practices is getting down to work.More
    A panel formed by Delaware lawmakers to study the state's budgeting practices is getting down to work.More
  • Plans for Old Dover Library Draw Some Pushback

    Plans for Old Dover Library Draw Some Pushback

    09/13/2017 19:31:00 -04:002017-09-13 23:31:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-09-14 12:30:29 GMT
    A plan for Wesley College to acquire the old Dover Library building has drawn some criticism from some people in Dover who believe the property could have been used to help deal with issues like homelessness in the city.More
    A plan for Wesley College to acquire the old Dover Library building has drawn some criticism from some people in Dover who believe the property could have been used to help deal with issues like homelessness in the city.More
  • 8-Month-Old Child Injured in Serious Crash North of Millsboro

    8-Month-Old Child Injured in Serious Crash North of Millsboro

    09/13/2017 23:46:00 -04:002017-09-14 03:46:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 7:23 AM EDT2017-09-14 11:23:44 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a serious crash north of Millsboro that injured an 8-month-old child.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a serious crash north of Millsboro that injured an 8-month-old child.More
  • UPDATE: Serious School Bus Crash Near Milton

    Serious School Bus Crash Near Milton

    09/13/2017 16:48:00 -04:002017-09-13 20:48:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-14 03:46:42 GMT
    The top of a Wicomico County School Bus. (Photo: WBOC)The top of a Wicomico County School Bus. (Photo: WBOC)
    Delaware State Police are currently on the scene of a serious crash involving a car and a school bus north of Milton.More
    A serious crash involving a car and a school bus north of Milton left one man in critical condition Wednesday.More
  • Dagsboro and Frankford Hold Public Meetings on Potential Police Unification

    Dagsboro and Frankford Hold Public Meetings on Potential Police Unification

    09/13/2017 15:48:00 -04:002017-09-13 19:48:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:07:33 GMT
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Two Sussex County towns are one step closer to potentially unifying their police departments.Dagsboro and Frankford are considering operating as one police force. The towns are now in the process of gaining public feedback before anMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Two Sussex County towns are one step closer to potentially unifying their police departments.Dagsboro and Frankford are considering operating as one police force. The towns are now in the process of gaining public feedback before anMore
  • School Bus Driver Shortages May Impact IRSD Schedules

    School Bus Driver Shortages May Impact IRSD Schedules

    09/13/2017 16:02:00 -04:002017-09-13 20:02:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:07:27 GMT
    The top of a Wicomico County School Bus. (Photo: WBOC)The top of a Wicomico County School Bus. (Photo: WBOC)
    The Indian River School District may be changing their school bus pick-up and drop-off times because of their bus driver shortages for the 2017-2018 school year.More
    The Indian River School District may be changing their school bus pick-up and drop-off times because of their bus driver shortages for the 2017-2018 school year.More
  • Delaware Receives Additional $20 Million in FHWA Redistribution

    Delaware Receive Additional $20 Million in FHWA Redistribution

    09/13/2017 15:23:00 -04:002017-09-13 19:23:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:35:44 GMT
    The state of Delaware has received additional funds from the Federal Highway Administration.More
    The state of Delaware has received additional funds from the Federal Highway Administration.More
  • Dover Man Arrested After Pursuit in Stolen Car

    Dover Man Arrested After Pursuit in Stolen Car

    09/13/2017 14:47:00 -04:002017-09-13 18:47:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:21:04 GMT
    Courtesy Delaware State PoliceCourtesy Delaware State Police
    A Dover man was arrested today after he led Delaware State Police on a chase in a stolen car in Kent County.More
    A Dover man was arrested Wednesday after he led Delaware State Police on a chase in a stolen car in Kent County.More
  • Del. Supreme Court Weighs Gun Ban in State Parks, Forests

    Del. Supreme Court Weighs Gun Ban in State Parks, Forests

    09/13/2017 14:59:00 -04:002017-09-13 18:59:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:02:28 GMT
    The Del. Supreme Court which is considering questions about the constitutionality of a judge's involvement in death penalty sentencing in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC Ryan Stanley)The Del. Supreme Court which is considering questions about the constitutionality of a judge's involvement in death penalty sentencing in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC Ryan Stanley)
    Delaware's Supreme Court is weighing a decision in a lawsuit challenging bans on non-hunting firearms in state parks and forests.More
    Delaware's Supreme Court is weighing a decision in a lawsuit challenging bans on non-hunting firearms in state parks and forests.More
  • Regulators Take Step to Ban Delaware River Gas Fracking

    Regulators Take Step to ban Delaware River Gas Fracking

    09/13/2017 13:21:00 -04:002017-09-13 17:21:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-09-13 17:54:17 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    A regulatory commission that oversees water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries has taken an initial step to permanently ban natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing.More
    A regulatory commission that oversees water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries has taken an initial step to permanently ban natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing.More
  • Lincoln Woman Arrested for Forgery

    Lincoln Woman Arrested for Forgery

    09/13/2017 11:45:00 -04:002017-09-13 15:45:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-09-13 17:04:53 GMT
    Melissa DanleyMelissa Danley
    MILFORD, Del.- A Lincoln woman was arrested on Tuesday for a forged check she deposited in August, according to Milford Police. Police said 39-year-old Melissa A. Danley was arrested after an investigation revealed she deposited a suspicioMore
    A Lincoln woman was arrested on Tuesday for a forged check she deposited in August, according to Milford police.More
  • DelDOT Provides Aid in Hurricane Cleanup Effort

    DelDOT Provides Aid in Hurricane Cleanup Effort

    09/13/2017 10:37:00 -04:002017-09-13 14:37:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-09-13 14:42:57 GMT
    (Photo credit: DelDOT)(Photo credit: DelDOT)
    A Delaware Department of Transportation convoy departed Georgetown Monday afternoon and is headed to Tallahassee, Fla., to assist in the clean-up effort following Hurricane Irma.More
    A Delaware Department of Transportation convoy departed Georgetown Monday afternoon and is headed to Tallahassee, Fla., to assist in the clean-up effort following Hurricane Irma.More
  • New Del. Law Ensures Disabled Are Eligible for Organ Transplants

    New Del. Law Ensures Disabled Are Eligible for Organ Transplants

    09/13/2017 08:29:00 -04:002017-09-13 12:29:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 8:32 AM EDT2017-09-13 12:32:45 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Delaware Gov. John Carney is signing legislation aimed at ensuring that individuals with mental and physical disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability.More
    Delaware Gov. John Carney is signing legislation aimed at ensuring that individuals with mental and physical disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability.More
  • Sentencing Postponed in Ex-Charter School Leader's Theft Case

    Charter School Theft Sentencing

    09/13/2017 07:23:00 -04:002017-09-13 11:23:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-09-13 11:29:26 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC) - A former Delaware charter school leader is facing sentencing after pleading guilty to federal program theft.More
    A former Delaware charter school leader is facing sentencing after pleading guilty to federal program theft.More
  • New Law Ensures Disabled are Eligible for Organ Transplants

    New Law Ensures Disabled are Eligible for Organ Transplants

    09/13/2017 07:11:00 -04:002017-09-13 11:11:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 7:12 AM EDT2017-09-13 11:12:57 GMT
    Gov. John Carney is signing legislation aimed at ensuring that individuals with mental and physical disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability.More
    Gov. John Carney is signing legislation aimed at ensuring that individuals with mental and physical disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability.More
  • Pedestrian Injured from a Hit-And-Run in Wilmington

    Pedestrian Injured from a Hit-And-Run in Wilmington

    09/12/2017 23:50:00 -04:002017-09-13 03:50:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:57:23 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash after a pedestrian was struck Tuesday evening west of Wilmington.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash after a pedestrian was struck Tuesday evening west of Wilmington.More
  • Millsboro Police Department Proposes Neighborhood Watch Program

    Millsboro Police Department Proposes Neighborhood Watch Program

    09/12/2017 21:08:00 -04:002017-09-13 01:08:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-09-13 01:21:02 GMT
    Neighborhood Watch Signage (WBOC PHOTO)Neighborhood Watch Signage (WBOC PHOTO)
    The Millsboro Police Department held an informational meeting on Neighborhood Watch programs today, at the Millsboro Civic Center.More
    The Millsboro Police Department held an informational meeting on Neighborhood Watch programs today, at the Millsboro Civic Center.More
  • Police Investigate Shots Fired at a Milton House

    Police Investigate Shots Fired at Milton House

    09/12/2017 19:07:00 -04:002017-09-12 23:07:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-09-13 01:16:44 GMT
    Delaware State Police investing a shooting in Milton. Delaware State Police investing a shooting in Milton.
    Delaware State Police are investigating several shots fired at a home on Cool Spring Road today.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating several shots fired at a home on Cool Spring Road today.More
  • Kent County Population Expected to Grow Grayer

    Kent County Population Expected to Grow Grayer

    09/12/2017 19:19:00 -04:002017-09-12 23:19:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:55:53 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- Amid work on a new land use plan, Kent County projects its population will skew older as more retirees arrive and existing residents get older.The projections, seen on the county's website as part of its storyboards of the county's CoMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Amid work on a new land use plan, Kent County projects its population will skew older as more retirees arrive and existing residents get older.The projections, seen on the county's website as part of its storyboards of the county's CoMore
  • House Fire in Laurel Under Investigation

    House Fire in Laurel Under Investigation

    09/12/2017 18:48:00 -04:002017-09-12 22:48:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:29:11 GMT
    LAUREL, Del.- Delaware State Fire Marshal's are investigating a house fire from Tuesday morning in Laurel. Multiple fire companies came together to put out a heavy fire on Fire Tower Road. Fire Marshal's said no one was in the home at the timeMore
    LAUREL, Del.- Delaware State Fire Marshal's are investigating a house fire from Tuesday morning in Laurel. Multiple fire companies came together to put out a heavy fire on Fire Tower Road. Fire Marshal's said no one was in the home at the timeMore
  • Middletown Police Arrest Suspect in Burglary Cases

    Middletown Police Arrest Suspect in Burglary Cases

    09/12/2017 17:57:00 -04:002017-09-12 21:57:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-09-12 22:47:23 GMT
    (Photo Credit: MGN Online)(Photo Credit: MGN Online)
    A male juvenile was charged today in connection to two burglary cases that happened in August.More
    A male juvenile was charged today in connection to two burglary cases that happened in August, police said.More
  • Milton Changes Law, Will Now Allow Political Signs All Year

    Milton Changes Law, Will Now Allow Political Signs All Year

    09/12/2017 17:33:00 -04:002017-09-12 21:33:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:39:44 GMT
    Photo: WBOCPhoto: WBOC
    The town of Milton has passed an ordinance amending the town code as it relates to signage which, essentially, will now allow political signs to remain on a resident’s property all year.More
    The town of Milton has passed an ordinance amending the town code as it relates to signage which, essentially, will now allow political signs to remain on a resident’s property all year.More
  • Two Arrested for Alleged Assault at Milford Liquor Store

    Two Arrested for Alleged Assault at Milford Liquor Store

    09/12/2017 16:52:00 -04:002017-09-12 20:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:08:16 GMT
    Gordon PruittGordon Pruitt
    Two people were arrested at a Milford liquor store after an alleged assault, police said.More
    Two people were arrested at a Milford liquor store after an alleged assault, police said.More
  • Prostate Cancer Remains Most Frequently Diagnosed in Del.

    Prostate Cancer Remains Most Frequently Diagnosed in Del.

    09/12/2017 08:41:00 -04:002017-09-12 12:41:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-09-12 12:44:57 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Experts say prostate cancer is still the most frequently diagnosed cancer for Delaware men. It's also one of the deadliest.More
    Experts say prostate cancer is still the most frequently diagnosed cancer for Delaware men. It's also one of the deadliest.More
  • Sale of Winter-blend Gas in Del. Continues After Spike in Prices

    Sale of Winter-blend Gas in Del. Continues After Spike in Prices

    09/12/2017 08:22:00 -04:002017-09-12 12:22:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 8:23 AM EDT2017-09-12 12:23:57 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    The state of Delaware will continue to sell winter-blend gasoline in the wake of rising gas prices caused by Hurricane Harvey.More
    The state of Delaware will continue to sell winter-blend gasoline in the wake of rising gas prices caused by Hurricane Harvey.More
  • Survey Shows Corporations Souring on Delaware Legal Climate

    Survey Shows Corporations Souring on Delaware Legal Climate

    09/12/2017 07:31:00 -04:002017-09-12 11:31:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-09-12 11:40:57 GMT
    Delaware appears to be losing its favored legal climate status among corporate attorneys and executives.More
    Delaware appears to be losing its favored legal climate status among corporate attorneys and executives.More
  • Options Available for Preventing Fraud, Identity Theft After Equifax Data Breach

    Options Available for Preventing Fraud, Identity Theft After Equifax Data Breach

    09/11/2017 20:02:00 -04:002017-09-12 00:02:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:12:07 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- A data breach at Equifax involving personal information of up to 143 million people was recently disclosed by the credit-reporting firm, prompting recommendations for many consumers to take steps to prevent fraud and identity theft.ThMore
    DOVER, Del. -- A data breach at Equifax involving personal information of up to 143 million people was recently disclosed by the credit-reporting firm, prompting recommendations for many consumers to take steps to prevent fraud and identity theft.ThMore
  • Free Nutrition Classes Offered at Georgetown Public Library

    Free Nutrition Classes Offered at Georgetown Public Library

    09/11/2017 17:29:00 -04:002017-09-11 21:29:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-09-11 21:41:55 GMT
    Healthy Food Options (WBOC PHOTO)Healthy Food Options (WBOC PHOTO)
    GEORGETOWN, De.- University of Delaware Nutrition Assistants are offering a 5 week nutrition education program to limited-income individuals in Delaware. These assistants are helping folks eat healthier for less. Frank Bolen spent 40 years working iMore
    GEORGETOWN, De.- University of Delaware Nutrition Assistants are offering a 5 week nutrition education program to limited-income individuals in Delaware. These assistants are helping folks eat healthier for less.More
  • Active Shooter Exercise Scheduled at Dover Air Force Base

    Active Shooter Exercise at Dover Airforce Base Tuesday

    09/11/2017 17:12:00 -04:002017-09-11 21:12:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-09-11 21:15:36 GMT
    Officials at Dover Air Force Base are advising local residents of an active shooter exercise.More
    Officials at Dover Air Force Base are advising local residents of an active shooter exercise.More
  • D.C. Man Linked to Theft of Car Tires

    D.C. Man Linked to Theft of Car Tires

    09/11/2017 16:42:00 -04:002017-09-11 20:42:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-09-11 21:07:41 GMT
    Ernest CovingtonErnest Covington
    Delaware State Police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing tires from a car dealership.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing tires from a car dealership.More
  • Concerns over Milford Motel Prompt Petition, Action

    Concerns over Milford Motel Prompt Petition, Action

    09/11/2017 16:30:00 -04:002017-09-11 20:30:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:51:33 GMT
    MILFORD, Del. - Recent criminal behavior at the Traveler's Inn in Milford has some residents responding and the motel's owner taking action.After Milford police broke up a fight there and days later three people were arrested for prostitution and heroinMore
    MILFORD, Del. - Recent criminal behavior at the Traveler's Inn in Milford has some residents responding and the motel's owner taking action.After Milford police broke up a fight there and days later three people were arrested for prostitution and heroinMore
  • Two Rearrested for Drugs in Magnolia

    Two Rearrested for Drugs in Magnolia

    09/11/2017 12:36:00 -04:002017-09-11 16:36:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-09-11 17:34:56 GMT
    Six Arrested in Magnolia for drugsSix Arrested in Magnolia for drugs
    MAGNOLIA, Del.- Two people were rearrested for drug charges in Magnolia while they were out on bond Thursday, according to Delaware State Police.Police confirmed 52-year-old Sonia Griffin and 56-year-old Frank Ramos were out on bond after drug charges frMore
    Two people were rearrested for drug charges in Magnolia while they were out on bond Thursday, according to Delaware State Police. Four other people were arrested on drug-related charges that day as well.More
  • Updated: Services Announced for Longtime WBOC Owner & Broadcast Pioneer Tom Draper

    Updated: Services Announced for Longtime WBOC Owner & Broadcast Pioneer Tom Draper

    Sep 08, 2017 05:59 AM2017-09-08 09:59:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 10:30 AM EDT2017-09-11 14:30:17 GMT

    Funeral arrangements have been announced for longtime WBOC owner and broadcast pioneer Tom Draper, who passed away Friday following a bicycle accident that happened the day before outside of Milford, Del. 

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    Funeral arrangements have been announced for longtime WBOC owner and broadcast pioneer Tom Draper, who passed away Friday following a bicycle accident that happened the day before outside of Milford, Del. 

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  • One Killed, Another Injured in Farmington Crash

    One Killed, Another Injured in Farmington CrashCrash

    09/11/2017 08:04:00 -04:002017-09-11 12:04:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-09-11 13:18:24 GMT
    Delaware State Police say speed may have been a factor in an early Sunday single-vehicle crash in Farmington that left one person dead and another critically injured.More
    Delaware State Police say speed may have been a factor in an early Sunday single-car crash in Farmington that left one person dead and another critically injured.More
  • Del. Officials Eye Risk to Infants of Adult Substance Use

    Del. Officials Eye Risk to Infants of Adult Substance Use

    09/11/2017 07:35:00 -04:002017-09-11 11:35:00 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-09-11 11:40:54 GMT
    Delaware officials are working to address the threat posed to infants by opioid addiction and other substance abuse.More
    Delaware officials are working to address the threat posed to infants by opioid addiction and other substance abuse.More
  • Draper's Interest in Politics, Delaware Remembered by Lawmakers

    Draper's Interest in Politics, Delaware Remembered by Lawmakers

    09/08/2017 20:39:00 -04:002017-09-09 00:39:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-09-09 01:17:13 GMT
    DOVER, Del. --- After hearing about the death of WBOC Owner Tom Draper, Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson said he and his wife recalled the time spent with the broadcast pioneer during the 2016 Republican National Convention."Tom and us were having sucMore
    DOVER, Del. --- After hearing about the death of WBOC Owner Tom Draper, Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson said he and his wife recalled the time spent with the broadcast pioneer during the 2016 Republican National Convention."Tom and us were having sucMore
  • Community Leaders, Friends and Colleagues Remember Thomas Draper

    Community Leaders, Friends and Colleagues Remember Thomas Draper

    09/08/2017 18:24:00 -04:002017-09-08 22:24:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-09-08 22:46:01 GMT
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Thomas Draper's death is being felt deeply on Delmarva. From local leaders to childhood friends, people told WBOC that Mr. Draper's death is a big loss to the community."He's always been generous of his time for Milford, thinking whMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Thomas Draper's death is being felt deeply on Delmarva. From local leaders to childhood friends, people told WBOC that Mr. Draper's death is a big loss to the community."He's always been generous of his time for Milford, thinking whMore
  • Three People Arrested for Drugs, Prostitution at Milford Motel

    Three People Arrested for Drugs, Prostitution at Milford Motel

    09/08/2017 16:09:00 -04:002017-09-08 20:09:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-09-08 20:26:47 GMT
    Dwight Donaldson, Melinda Reed, Sarah Reed (left to right)Dwight Donaldson, Melinda Reed, Sarah Reed (left to right)
    Three people from Milford were arrested during an investigation into the sale of heroin and prostitution at a motel.More
    Three people from Milford were arrested during an investigation into the sale of heroin and prostitution at a motel.More
  • Man Attempted to Kidnap Children from a Delaware Day Care

    Man Attempted to Kidnap Children from a Delaware Day Care

    09/08/2017 16:22:00 -04:002017-09-08 20:22:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-08 20:24:07 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Police in Delaware say two day care workers prevented a stranger from walking out with two infants he grabbed.More
    Police in Delaware say two day care workers prevented a stranger from walking out with two infants he grabbed.More
  • Smyrna Looking for Arsonist

    Smyrna Looking for Arsonist

    09/08/2017 14:07:00 -04:002017-09-08 18:07:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-09-08 18:28:47 GMT
    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is seeking public assisting in apprehending an suspect of an arson.More
    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is seeking public assisting in apprehending an suspect of an arson.More
  • Discrimination Suit Against Historically Black School Tossed

    Discrimination Suit Against Historically Black School Tossed

    09/08/2017 13:42:00 -04:002017-09-08 17:42:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-09-08 17:43:40 GMT
    DSU is signing on to help undocumented students get an education in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)DSU is signing on to help undocumented students get an education in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)
    A federal judge has dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a white man who lost his job at historically black Delaware State University.More
    A federal judge has dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a white man who lost his job at historically black Delaware State University.More
  • Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Train in Lincoln

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Train in Lincoln

    09/08/2017 09:29:00 -04:002017-09-08 13:29:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-09-08 13:40:57 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a train south of Lincoln on Thursday night.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a train south of Lincoln on Thursday night.More
  • Transgender Ban Sparks Some Debate in Delaware

    Transgender Ban Sparks Some Debate in Delaware

    09/08/2017 07:40:00 -04:002017-09-08 11:40:00 GMT
    Friday, September 8 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-09-08 11:41:34 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- President Donald Trump's directive to military leaders to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military has sparked debate in Delaware over the issue.Trump, who announced the decision this summer, first said in a tweet thatMore
    DOVER, Del. -- President Donald Trump's directive to military leaders to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military has sparked debate in Delaware over the issue.Trump, who announced the decision this summer, first said in a tweet thatMore
  • Multiple Arrested in Lincoln Drug Investigation

    Multiple Arrested in Lincoln Drug Investigation

    09/07/2017 18:02:00 -04:002017-09-07 22:02:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:25:37 GMT
    Young, Belfield, Snyder and Snyder-Shirley (left to right)Young, Belfield, Snyder and Snyder-Shirley (left to right)
    Delaware State Police have arrested multiple people following an investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested multiple people following an investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics.More
  • Permanent Delaware River Drilling Ban in Works

    Permanent Delaware River Drilling Ban in Works

    09/07/2017 14:25:00 -04:002017-09-07 18:25:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 2:27 PM EDT2017-09-07 18:27:33 GMT
    The Delaware River (Photo: AP)The Delaware River (Photo: AP)
    A seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River would be replaced by a permanent ban under a proposal that's being developed by the agency that oversees the water supply of more than 15 million people.More
    A seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River would be replaced by a permanent ban under a proposal that's being developed by the agency that oversees the water supply of more than 15 million people.More
  • Maryland Governor Encourages Emergency Preparedness

    Maryland Governor Encourages Emergency Preparedness

    09/07/2017 11:07:00 -04:002017-09-07 15:07:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-09-07 15:11:35 GMT
    With Hurricane Irma approaching the East Coast and other hurricanes forming in the Gulf of Mexico and over the Atlantic, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says it's a good time for residents to complete an emergency preparedness checklist.More
    With Hurricane Irma approaching the East Coast and other hurricanes forming in the Gulf of Mexico and over the Atlantic, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says it's a good time for residents to complete an emergency preparedness checklist.More
  • Georgetown Man Arrested for Third DUI Offense

    Georgetown Man Arrested for Third DUI Offense

    09/07/2017 10:26:00 -04:002017-09-07 14:26:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-09-07 15:03:36 GMT
    A Georgetown man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI.More
    A Georgetown, Del. man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI.More
  • Updated: Driver Arrested in Del. Hit-and-run That Killed Man Walking Dog

    Man Killed in Kent County Hit-and-run

    09/06/2017 10:21:00 -04:002017-09-06 14:21:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-09-07 13:42:16 GMT
    Nathan W. Jester Jr.Nathan W. Jester Jr.
    Delaware State Police have arrested a driver in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a man walking his dog in Kent County on Tuesday night.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested a driver in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a man walking his dog in Kent County on Tuesday night.More
  • Updated: Arrest Made in Deadly Hartly Horse and Buggy Hit-and-run

    Horse and Buggy Collides With Car, Closes Roads in Hartly

    08/31/2017 21:20:00 -04:002017-09-01 01:20:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-09-07 13:08:46 GMT
    Robert H. EckeardRobert H. Eckeard
    Delaware State Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with last week's deadly hit-and-run crash involving a horse and buggy in Hartly.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with last week's deadly hit-and-run crash involving a horse and buggy in Hartly.More
  • DuPont Offers Some Pensioners Buyouts or Annuities

    DuPont Offers Some Pensioners Buyouts or Annuities

    09/07/2017 07:40:00 -04:002017-09-07 11:40:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-09-07 11:47:56 GMT
    DuPont's headquarters in Wilmington, Del.(Photo credit: KYW)DuPont's headquarters in Wilmington, Del.(Photo credit: KYW)
    DuPont has offered pension buyouts or annuities to about 9,500 of its U.S. retirees.More
    DuPont has offered pension buyouts or annuities to about 9,500 of its U.S. retirees.More
  • Despite Study's Findings, Some Want Downtown Dover Parking Garage

    Despite Study's Findings, Some Want Downtown Dover Parking Garage

    09/06/2017 16:53:00 -04:002017-09-06 20:53:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-06 21:48:06 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- A recently conducted study on parking in the Downtown Dover area did not recommend the construction of a parking garage, though some businesses and officials think the idea should not be abandoned.More
    DOVER, Del. -- A recently conducted study on parking in the Downtown Dover area did not recommend the construction of a parking garage, though some businesses and officials think the idea should not be abandoned.More
  • Delaware Department of Justice Announces Nine Point Plan To Fight Opioid Crisis

    Delaware Department of Justice Announces Nine Point Plan To Fight Opioid Crisis

    09/06/2017 16:23:00 -04:002017-09-06 20:23:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-09-06 20:45:35 GMT
    Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn is shown Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, speaking on a state plan to combat opioid abuse. (Photo credit: Delaware Department of Justice)Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn is shown Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, speaking on a state plan to combat opioid abuse. (Photo credit: Delaware Department of Justice)
    The first state is taking steps to end opioid addiction in Delaware.On Wednesday, Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn released a third annual plan on additional steps that should be taken to stop an "opioid epidemic that is ruining lives, shatteringMore
    The first state is taking steps to end opioid addiction in Delaware.On Wednesday, Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn released a third annual plan on additional steps that should be taken to stop an "opioid epidemic that is ruining lives, shatteringMore
  • 15 States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Ending DACA

    15 States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Ending DACA

    09/06/2017 14:44:00 -04:002017-09-06 18:44:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-09-06 18:56:03 GMT
    Protesters march to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix in support of Dreamers. (Photo: AP)Protesters march to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix in support of Dreamers. (Photo: AP)
    Delaware and Virginia, along with 13 other states and the District of Columbia, on Wednesday sued to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.More
    Delaware and Virginia, along with 13 other states and the District of Columbia, on Wednesday sued to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation.More
  • Del. Task Force Eyeing Host of Issues on Marijuana Legalization

    Del. Task Force Eyeing Host of Issues on Marijuana Legalization

    09/06/2017 13:28:00 -04:002017-09-06 17:28:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 2:08 PM EDT2017-09-06 18:08:00 GMT
    A task force formed to study how legalization of recreational marijuana use in Delaware would be implemented if lawmakers approve it is facing a host of vexing issues, ranging from taxation and banking to health care and law enforcement concerns.More
    A task force formed to study how legalization of recreational marijuana use in Delaware would be implemented if lawmakers approve it is facing a host of vexing issues, ranging from taxation and banking to health care and law enforcement concerns.More
  • Girlfriend Charged with Assault in Pittsville

    Girlfriend Charged with Assault in Pittsville

    09/06/2017 12:58:00 -04:002017-09-06 16:58:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-09-06 17:20:41 GMT
    Paula McGrathPaula McGrath
    An argument between a couple turned physical in Pittsville and led to the girlfriend being arrested for assault and related charges, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.More
    An argument between a couple turned physical in Pittsville and led to the girlfriend being arrested for assault and related charges, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.More
  • Milford Police Seek Theft Suspect

    Milford Police Seek Theft Suspect

    09/06/2017 09:22:00 -04:002017-09-06 13:22:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-09-06 13:31:11 GMT
    Video surveillance photo of theft suspect. (Photo: Milford Police Department)Video surveillance photo of theft suspect. (Photo: Milford Police Department)
    Milford police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a theft of a trail camera in a wooded area near Carpenter Pit Road.More
    Police in Milford, Del. are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a theft of a trail camera in a wooded area near Carpenter Pit Road.More
  • Del. National Guard Plane, Crew Return From Harvey Mission

    Del. National Guard Plane, Crew Return From Harvey Mission

    09/06/2017 07:46:00 -04:002017-09-06 11:46:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-09-06 11:51:43 GMT
    The Delaware National Guard said the C-130 aircraft and flight crew that were dispatched Aug. 29 returned over the weekend. (Photo: Delaware National Guard)The Delaware National Guard said the C-130 aircraft and flight crew that were dispatched Aug. 29 returned over the weekend. (Photo: Delaware National Guard)
    Some members of the Delaware National Guard sent to Texas to assist with Harvey relief efforts have returned.More
    Some members of the Delaware National Guard sent to Texas to assist with Harvey relief efforts have returned.More
  • Delaware Officials Discuss Effort to Fight Opioid Abuse

    Delaware Officials Discuss Effort to Fight Opioid Abuse

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-09-06 07:07:42 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-09-06 07:07:42 GMT
    Attorney General Matt Denn is pointing out a path forward in Delaware's battle to control its opioid abuse epidemic.More
    Attorney General Matt Denn is pointing out a path forward in Delaware's battle to control its opioid abuse epidemic.More
  • Delaware Traffic Tolls Counted for Labor Day Weekend

    Delaware Traffic Tolls Counted for Labor Day Weekend

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-06 03:57:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-06 03:57:38 GMT
    Over the Labor Day weekend, over 950,000 motorists passed through three toll plaza locations throughout Delaware.More
    Over the Labor Day weekend, over 950,000 motorists passed through three toll plaza locations throughout Delaware.More
  • Trump Administration Ends DACA Program

    Trump Administration Ends DACA Program

    09/05/2017 21:26:00 -04:002017-09-06 01:26:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-09-06 01:31:00 GMT
    Delaware State University DACA Students (WBOC PHOTO)Delaware State University DACA Students (WBOC PHOTO)
    GEORGETOWN, De.- The Trump administration announced today that it's ending the 2012 program that has deferred deportations for more than 780,000 people who came to the U.S. illegally as children.Jazmine FloresMore
    GEORGETOWN, De.- The Trump administration announced today that it's ending the 2012 program that has deferred deportations for more than 780,000 people who came to the U.S. illegally as children.Jazmine FloresMore
  • Wesley College to Obtain Old Dover Library

    Wesley College to Obtain Old Dover Library

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-09-05 23:54:02 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-09-05 23:54:02 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- The long-vacant property where the old city library in Dover was located is being sold to Wesley College --- for $1.The sale--and price tag--was recently approved by Dover City Council after Rep. Sean Lynn and Sen. Colin Bonini pledgeMore
    DOVER, Del. -- The long-vacant property where the old city library in Dover was located is being sold to Wesley College --- for $1.The sale--and price tag--was recently approved by Dover City Council after Rep. Sean Lynn and Sen. Colin Bonini pledgeMore
  • Man Arrested for DUI in Milford Has Two Minors in Truck

    Man Arrested for DUI in Milford Has Two Minors in Truck

    09/05/2017 19:24:00 -04:002017-09-05 23:24:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-09-05 23:25:05 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    MILFORD, Del.- A man arrested for driving under the influence in Milford had two children in the truck with him, according to Milford Police. Police said 50-year-old James Catts, of Smyrna, was driving a white Dodge Ram truck when he was pulled overMore
    A man arrested for driving under the influence in Milford had two children in the truck with him, according to Milford Police.More
  • New Call to Suspend Dewey Beach Town Manager

    New Call to Suspend Dewey Beach Town Manager

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-05 20:24:02 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-05 20:24:02 GMT
    Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    DEWEY BEACH, Del. - A note from July has attracted new attention, as the lawyer representing multiple complainants against Dewey Beach Town Manager Marc Appelbaum says it serves as cause for Appelbaum to be suspended immediately. Attorney RickMore
    DEWEY BEACH, Del. - A note from July has attracted new attention, as the lawyer representing multiple complainants against Dewey Beach Town Manager Marc Appelbaum says it serves as cause for Appelbaum to be suspended immediately. Attorney RickMore
  • Sussex County Animal Shelter Saves Pets from Hurricane Harvey

    Sussex County Animal Shelter Saves Pets from Hurricane Harvey

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-09-05 19:58:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-09-05 19:58:33 GMT
    GEORGETOWN, Del. - Over 75 animals from Louisiana and Texas will have a chance to find their forever homes in Delaware and Pennsylvania thanks to the Brandywine Valley SPCA.The shelter has already accepted 50 animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. TwelveMore
    GEORGETOWN, Del. - Over 75 animals from Louisiana and Texas will have a chance to find their forever homes in Delaware and Pennsylvania thanks to the Brandywine Valley SPCA.The shelter has already accepted 50 animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. TwelveMore
  • Updated: Funeral Arrangements Announced for Dover Officer

    Dover Police Announces Death of Injured Officer

    09/01/2017 13:38:00 -04:002017-09-01 17:38:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-09-05 18:53:01 GMT
    Cpl. Thomas HannonCpl. Thomas Hannon
    The Dover Police Department has announced funeral arrangements for Cpl. Thomas Hannon, who died Friday at Christiana Hospital as the result of medical complications stemming from a leg injury he suffered in the line of duty in 2012.More
    The Dover Police Department has announced funeral arrangements for Cpl. Thomas Hannon, who died Friday at Christiana Hospital as the result of medical complications stemming from a leg injury he suffered in the line of duty in 2012.More
  • Ex-UD Football Player Loses Appeal in Locker Room Assault

    Ex-UD Football Player Loses Appeal in Locker Room Assault

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:23:11 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:23:11 GMT
    Jarel Harrison (Photo credit: Delaware Blue Hens)Jarel Harrison (Photo credit: Delaware Blue Hens)
    The state Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a former University of Delaware football player convicted of assaulting a teammate in the locker room.More
    The state Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a former University of Delaware football player convicted of assaulting a teammate in the locker room.More
  • Camden Man Arrested for Sixth DUI Offense

    Camden Man Arrested for Sixth DUI Offense

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:14:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:14:09 GMT
    A Camden man was arrested for his sixth DUI offense.More
    Cheswold police say a Camden, Del. man has been arrested for his sixth DUI offense.More
  • Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of Delaware School

    Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of Delaware School

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:08:51 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:08:51 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of a high school.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of a high school.More
  • Police Investigating Robbery at Dover Dollar General

    Police Investigating Robbery at Dover Dollar General

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-09-05 15:26:08 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-09-05 15:26:08 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a south Dover Dollar General Sunday afternoon.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating the late Sunday afternoon robbery of a Dollar General store in south Dover.More
  • Leaders Hope New Delaware Library Will Spark Revitalization

    Leaders Hope New Delaware Library Will Spark Revitalization

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-09-05 13:59:21 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-09-05 13:59:21 GMT
    A $30 million library that officials hope will help revitalize a struggling part of Delaware is set to open soon.More
    A $30 million library that officials hope will help revitalize a struggling part of Delaware is set to open soon.More
  • Delaware Task Force Set to Study Legalizing Marijuana

    Delaware Task Force Set to Study Legalizing Marijuana

    09/04/2017 10:59:00 -04:002017-09-04 14:59:00 GMT
    Monday, September 4 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-09-04 16:45:13 GMT
    DOVER, Del. (WBOC/AP) - A state task force charged with studying and recommending how legalized marijuana would be administered in Delaware is meeting soon to chart a path forwardMore
    DOVER, Del. (WBOC/AP) - A state task force charged with studying and recommending how legalized marijuana would be administered in Delaware is meeting soon to chart a path forwardMore
  • Bridgeville Woman Charged With 5th DUI Offense

    Bridgeville Woman Charged With 5th DUI Offense

    09/04/2017 10:55:00 -04:002017-09-04 14:55:00 GMT
    Monday, September 4 2017 10:55 AM EDT2017-09-04 14:55:05 GMT
    A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.
    Delaware State Police have arrested a Bridgeville woman with her fifth DUI offense after she drove her car off the road Sunday.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested a Bridgeville woman with her fifth DUI offense after she drove her car off the road Sunday.More
  • Local Animal Shelters Taking in Dogs, Cats from Harvey

    Local Animal Shelters Taking in Dogs, Cats from Harvey

    Monday, September 4 2017 4:05 AM EDT2017-09-04 08:05:22 GMT
    Monday, September 4 2017 4:05 AM EDT2017-09-04 08:05:22 GMT
    Ernie, one of 12 animals brought to the Georgetown campus of the Brandywine Valley Spca,  found his forever family less than a day after moving from the hurricane zone. (Photo: Brandywine Valley SPCA Georgetown Campus)Ernie, one of 12 animals brought to the Georgetown campus of the Brandywine Valley Spca, found his forever family less than a day after moving from the hurricane zone. (Photo: Brandywine Valley SPCA Georgetown Campus)
    Animal welfare organizations in Delaware are taking in animals from Texas and Louisiana who've been displaced by Hurricane Harvey.More
    Animal welfare organizations in Delaware are taking in animals from Texas and Louisiana who've been displaced by Hurricane Harvey.More
  • RV, Garage Fire Near Millsboro Ruled Accidental

    RV, Garage Fire Near Millsboro Ruled Accidental

    Monday, September 4 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-09-04 07:59:24 GMT
    Monday, September 4 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-09-04 07:59:24 GMT
    (Photo: Millsboro Fire Company)(Photo: Millsboro Fire Company)
    The Delaware Fire Marshal determined a fire Sunday morning near Millsboro, Delaware was accidental.More
    The Delaware Fire Marshal determined a fire Sunday morning near Millsboro, Delaware was accidental.More
  • Maryland Schools Expanding School Curriculum

    Maryland Schools Expanding School Curriculum

    Sunday, September 3 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-09-03 19:39:26 GMT
    Sunday, September 3 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-09-03 19:39:26 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Schools in Maryland are broadening their curriculums after years of heavy focus on math and reading.More
    Schools in Maryland are broadening their curriculums after years of heavy focus on math and reading.More
  • Three-Vehicle Crash Reported in Sussex County

    Three-Vehicle Crash Reported in Sussex County

    09/03/2017 12:42:00 -04:002017-09-03 16:42:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 3 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-09-03 16:42:19 GMT
    A crash involving three separate vehicles was reported to occur at around 7:30 p.m last night in Sussex County.More
    A crash involving three separate vehicles was reported to occur at around 7:30 p.m last night in Sussex County.More
  • Structure Fire Reported in Gumboro

    Structure Fire Reported in Gumboro

    09/03/2017 11:12:00 -04:002017-09-03 15:12:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 3 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-09-03 15:27:31 GMT
    A structure fire incident has been reported in Gumboro, Delaware in Sussex County.More
    A structure fire incident has been reported in Gumboro, Delaware in Sussex County.More
  • Students at Delaware State Could Face Deportation

    Students at Delaware State Could Face Deportation

    Saturday, September 2 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-09-02 20:21:44 GMT
    Saturday, September 2 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-09-02 20:21:44 GMT
    DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware State University has about 75 students on full scholarships who could face deportation if federal immigration protections are removed next week.The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, reported Saturday that the stuMore
    DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware State University has about 75 students on full scholarships who could face deportation if federal immigration protections are removed next week.The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, reported Saturday that the stuMore
  • Some See More Action Needed After Vaughn Report

    Some See More Action Needed After Vaughn Report

    Friday, September 1 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-09-01 23:56:55 GMT
    Friday, September 1 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-09-01 23:56:55 GMT
    The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. (Photo: WBOC)The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. (Photo: WBOC)
    DOVER, Del. -- A report ordered by Gov. John Carney on the causes behind the deadly inmate uprising in February at the Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna was released publicly on Friday, though some believe more direct actions need to be taken by staMore
    DOVER, Del. -- A report ordered by Gov. John Carney on the causes behind the deadly inmate uprising in February at the Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna was released publicly on Friday, though some believe more direct actions need to be taken by staMore
  • Car Chase Results in Multiple Charges for Harrington Man

    Car Chase Results in Multiple Charges for Harrington Man

    09/01/2017 18:40:00 -04:002017-09-01 22:40:00 GMT
    Friday, September 1 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-09-01 22:40:03 GMT
    Two women were arrested after a traffic stop lead cops to drug paraphernalia.Two women were arrested after a traffic stop lead cops to drug paraphernalia.
    A Harrington man was arrested after a brief chase by Milford police.More
    A Harrington man was arrested after a brief chase by Milford police.More
  • Updated: Report Shows Security Concerns Unheeded Before Deadly Riot

    Independent Reviewers Releasing Report on Deadly Prison Riot

    Friday, September 1 2017 2:29 PM EDT2017-09-01 18:29:19 GMT
    Friday, September 1 2017 2:29 PM EDT2017-09-01 18:29:19 GMT
    The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)
    Delaware prison administrators dismissed warnings of trouble brewing at the state's maximum-security prison in the days leading up to a deadly inmate uprising and hostage-taking, independent investigators said in a report released Friday.More
    Delaware prison administrators dismissed warnings of trouble brewing at the state's maximum-security prison in the days leading up to a deadly inmate uprising and hostage-taking, independent investigators said in a report released Friday.More
  • Party in Dover Apartment Ends With Assaults, Shots Fired

    Party in Dover Apartment Ends With Assaults, Shots Fired

    Friday, September 1 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-09-01 12:44:29 GMT
    Friday, September 1 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-09-01 12:44:29 GMT
    Delaware State Police say an early Friday morning party at the Alder Park Apartments in Dover took a violent turn when two people were assaulted and shots fired.More
    Delaware State Police say an early Friday morning party at the Alder Park Apartments in Dover took a violent turn when two people were assaulted and shots fired.More
  • Del. DOC Searching for Dover Offender

    Man Absconded from Dover Correctional Center

    08/31/2017 15:18:00 -04:002017-08-31 19:18:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-08-31 19:34:54 GMT
    Joel MillerJoel Miller
    DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Department of Correction is searching for an offender who absconded from the Morris Community Correctional Center Thursday. The DOC said 33-year-old Joel Miller failed to return after a granted work pass and is now wanted.More
    The Delaware Department of Correction is searching for an offender who failed to return to the Morris Community Correctional Center in Dover on Thursday.More
  • Del. Judge Denies Sentence Modification for Former Pediatrician

    Del. Judge Denies Sentence Modification for Former Pediatrician

    Thursday, August 31 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-08-31 19:30:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-08-31 19:30:50 GMT
    Melvin L. MorseMelvin L. Morse
    A Delaware judge has refused to modify the sentence of a former pediatrician ordered to spend three years in prison for abusing his longtime companion's daughter.More
    A Delaware judge has refused to modify the sentence of a former pediatrician ordered to spend three years in prison for abusing his longtime companion's daughter.More
  • Allen Harim Donates 40,000 pounds of Chicken to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    Allen Harim Donates 40,000 pounds of Chicken to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    08/31/2017 13:47:00 -04:002017-08-31 17:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-08-31 17:47:49 GMT
    Those impacted by Hurricane Harvey will soon have some Delmarva chicken to feed them--40,000 pounds to be exact.More
    Those impacted by Hurricane Harvey will soon have some Delmarva chicken to feed them--40,000 pounds to be exact.More
  • Delaware State Senator Brian Bushweller Won't Seek Re-Election

    Delaware state Senator Brian Bushweller Won't Seek Re-Election

    08/31/2017 11:27:00 -04:002017-08-31 15:27:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-08-31 15:27:31 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- State Sen. Brian Bushweller says he won't seek re-election in 2018, potentially complicating Democratic efforts to retain a majority in the General Assembly's upper chamber.In a statement, Bushweller said ending his run as the Senator forMore
    Delaware state Sen. Brian Bushweller says he won't seek re-election in 2018, potentially complicating Democratic efforts to retain a majority in the General Assembly's upper chamber.More
  • Hearing Planned on Proposed Poultry Plant Expansion in Millsboro

    Hearing Planned on Proposed Poultry Plant Expansion in Millsboro

    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-08-31 11:56:34 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-08-31 11:56:34 GMT
    Accomack County Poultry House (Photo: WBOC News)Accomack County Poultry House (Photo: WBOC News)
    State environmental officials are holding a public hearing on a proposed expansion of a poultry processing plant in Millsboro.More
    State environmental officials are holding a public hearing on a proposed expansion of a poultry processing plant in Millsboro.More
  • New Recovery Home Opens in Seaford

    New Recovery Home Opens in Seaford

    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-08-31 11:56:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-08-31 11:56:19 GMT
    SEAFORD, Del. - Sussex County non-profit Square One DE Inc. can now help double the amount of men in recovery.The organization recently purchased their second sober living house, called "Rob's House." It can house 10-12 men, compared to their first propeMore
    Sussex County non-profit Square One DE Inc. can now help double the amount of men in recovery.More
  • Tires Stolen From Georgetown Car Dealership

    Tires Stolen From Georgetown Car Dealership

    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-08-31 11:55:23 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-08-31 11:55:23 GMT
    Anyone with information about the theft or about this car is asked to contact Delaware State Police.Anyone with information about the theft or about this car is asked to contact Delaware State Police.
    Troopers are asking for the public's help in identifying the person or people involved with stealing tires from a car dealership near Georgetown, Delaware State Police said.More
    Troopers are asking for the public's help in identifying the person or people involved with stealing tires from a car dealership near Georgetown, Delaware State Police said.More
  • Frankford Man and His Team Gear Up To Deploy To Texas

    Frankford Man and His Team Gear Up To Deploy To Texas

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-08-31 02:11:55 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-08-31 02:11:55 GMT
    Donation Box Used by H2O (WBOC PHOTO)Donation Box Used by H2O (WBOC PHOTO)
    Robert Keefer of Frankford and five of his teammates are getting ready for a 20 hour drive to Texas. His business, H2O, is spending the week collecting donations that may ease the burden for the folks who've lost it all.More
    Robert Keefer of Frankford and five of his teammates are getting ready for a 20 hour drive to Texas. His business, H2O, is spending the week collecting donations that may ease the burden for the folks who've lost it all.More
  • Recent Rainstorms Simultaneously Hurt and Help Crops

    Recent Rainstorms Simultaneously Hurt and Help Crops

    08/30/2017 18:51:00 -04:002017-08-30 22:51:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-08-30 23:14:48 GMT
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - August's wet weather has some Sussex County farmers saying thanks, and others seeing red. Michael Magee says it's the worst on watermelons."The water brings on fungus and bacteria," he says. "When the vines die, [the watermelons] haMore
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - August's wet weather has some Sussex County farmers saying thanks, and others seeing red. Michael Magee says it's the worst on watermelons."The water brings on fungus and bacteria," he says. "When the vines die, [the watermelons] haMore
  • Judge Orders Bright Rock Christian Academy to Stop Issuing Diplomas

    Judge Orders Bright Rock Christian Academy to Stop Issuing Diplomas

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-08-30 22:49:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-08-30 22:49:54 GMT
    DOVER, Del. --- A Delaware Superior Court Judge this month ordered Bright Rock Christian Academy in Dover to stop issuing diplomas until it complies with investigators from the state Department of Justice who are looking into complaints about the organizMore
    DOVER, Del. --- A Delaware Superior Court Judge this month ordered Bright Rock Christian Academy in Dover to stop issuing diplomas until it complies with investigators from the state Department of Justice who are looking into complaints about the organizMore
  • Stretches of Beach to Reopen at DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park

    Stretches of Beach to Reopen at DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-08-30 19:26:22 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-08-30 19:26:22 GMT
    Lewes Council was the first to pass a resolution in Delaware, citing concerns over harm to marine life and their tourism industry (Source: WBOC).Lewes Council was the first to pass a resolution in Delaware, citing concerns over harm to marine life and their tourism industry (Source: WBOC).
    DNREC's Division of Parks and Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that parts of ocean beach at Cape Henlopen State Park will reopen September 1.More
    DNREC's Division of Parks and Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that parts of ocean beach at Cape Henlopen State Park will reopen September 1.More
  • Mother and Son Arrested for Domestic Dispute in Harrington

    Mother and Son Arrested for Domestic Dispute in Harrington

    08/30/2017 14:30:00 -04:002017-08-30 18:30:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-08-30 18:30:17 GMT
    HARRINGTON, Del.- Harrington Police said they arrested a mother and son after a domestic dispute in Harrington. Police said 21-year-old Quantez D. Harris and his mother, 42-year-old Dorothy C. Hinton went to the Diamond Court Apartment complex to piMore
    Harrington Police said they arrested a mother and son after a domestic dispute in Harrington.More
  • Grandmother Killed, 2 Grandchildren Injured in Laurel Crash

    Grandmother Killed, Grandchildren Injured in Laurel Crash

    08/30/2017 13:16:00 -04:002017-08-30 17:16:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-08-30 17:53:38 GMT
    LAUREL, Del.- A crash in Laurel is under investigation after a grandmother died and two of her grandchildren were injured on Tuesday night, according to Delaware State Police. DSP said 60-year-old Carman L. Williams, of Philadelphia,More
    A crash in Laurel, Del. is under investigation after a grandmother died and two of her grandchildren were injured on Tuesday night, according to Delaware State Police.More
  • Probation Check Leads to Drug Arrest in Harrington

    Probation Check Leads to Drug Arrest in Harrington

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-08-30 17:35:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-08-30 17:35:39 GMT
    Ryan LefortRyan Lefort
    A probation check led to an arrest of a Harrington man, according to police.More
    A probation check led to an arrest of a Harrington man, according to police.More
  • Dover Police Adjust Policy After Canine-Involved Shooting

    Dover Police Adjust Policy After Canine-Involved Shooting

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-08-30 12:18:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-08-30 12:18:28 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    DOVER, Del. --- Following an incident earlier this month in which a dog’s remains were given to sanitation workers for disposal, Dover Police say they have reached a memorandum of understanding with a local SPCA group to handle the remains ofMore
    DOVER, Del. --- Following an incident earlier this month in which a dog’s remains were given to sanitation workers for disposal, Dover Police say they have reached a memorandum of understanding with a local SPCA group to handle the remains ofMore
  • Delaware Dedicates Memorial Sign Honoring Fallen Officer

    Delaware Dedicates Memorial Sign Honoring Fallen Officer

    08/30/2017 07:55:00 -04:002017-08-30 11:55:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-08-30 11:55:31 GMT
    A memorial sign was arrested Tuesday for Officer Francis Ryan, who was killed in the line of duty in 1922. (Photo: Delaware State Police)A memorial sign was arrested Tuesday for Officer Francis Ryan, who was killed in the line of duty in 1922. (Photo: Delaware State Police)
    Delaware is honoring an officer who died in the line of duty nearly a century ago.More
    Delaware is honoring an officer who died in the line of duty nearly a century ago.More
  • Delaware Still Seeking Volunteers for Annual Coastal Cleanup

    Delaware Still Seeking Volunteers for Annual Coastal Cleanup

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-08-30 11:54:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-08-30 11:54:44 GMT
    State environmental officials are encouraging Delawareans to sign up for the 30th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup.More
    State environmental officials are encouraging Delawareans to sign up for the 30th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup.More
  • Clayton Police Chief Suspended With Pay

    Clayton Police Chief Suspended Without Pay

    08/30/2017 07:54:00 -04:002017-08-30 11:54:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-08-30 11:54:14 GMT
    Clayton Police Chief Brian HillClayton Police Chief Brian Hill
    Clayton's town council on Tuesday voted to place Police Chief Brian Hill on administrative leave with pay, weeks after Delaware State Police said Hill was cited for DUI.More
    Clayton's town council on Tuesday voted to place Police Chief Brian Hill on administrative leave with pay, weeks after Delaware State Police said Hill was cited for DUI.More
  • Delaware Guard Supporting Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    Delaware Guard Supporting Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    08/29/2017 18:51:00 -04:002017-08-29 22:51:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 29 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-08-29 22:51:42 GMT
    Rescue boats fill a flooded street at flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston. (Photo: AP)Rescue boats fill a flooded street at flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston. (Photo: AP)
    DELAWARE--In support of Texas relief efforts, the Delaware National Guard is assisting with evacuation efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.At approximately 4pm today, The Delaware National Guard launched a C-130 aircraft to Texas. StMore
    DELAWARE--In support of Texas relief efforts, the Delaware National Guard is assisting with evacuation efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.At approximately 4pm today, The Delaware National Guard launched a C-130 aircraft to Texas. StMore
  • State Police Investigate Robbery at Leather Central

    State Police Investigate Robbery at Leather Central

    08/29/2017 18:45:00 -04:002017-08-29 22:45:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 29 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-08-29 22:45:54 GMT
    Photo Credit: DSPDPhoto Credit: DSPD
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.– The Delaware State Police are investigating a Monday night robbery at Leather Central.More
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.– The Delaware State Police are investigating a Monday night robbery at Leather Central.More
  • Teenager's Hair Color Causes Sussex Academy Dress Code Debate

    Teenager's Hair Color Causes Sussex Academy Dress Code Debate

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-08-29 20:02:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-08-29 20:02:12 GMT
    GEORGETOWN, Del. - A Selbyville mother says her daughter's rights were infringed upon when Sussex Academy leadership told her to dye her bright red hair.Sussex Academy's handbook states that "Hair color that does not occur naturally is unacceptableMore
    GEORGETOWN, Del. - A Selbyville mother says her daughter's rights were infringed upon when Sussex Academy leadership told her to dye her bright red hair.Sussex Academy's handbook states that "Hair color that does not occur naturally is unacceptableMore
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  • Updated: Arrest Made in Somerset County Homicide

    Murder Investigation Underway in Somerset County

    09/24/2017 21:18:00 -04:002017-09-25 01:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:35 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:35:23 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Maryland State Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting that happened Sunday afternoon in Somerset County.More
    Maryland State Police have arrested a suspect accused of shooting and killing a man Sunday afternoon in Somerset County.More
  • Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets

    Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets

    09/26/2017 10:18:00 -04:002017-09-26 14:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:21:38 GMT
    dema,Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations (Photo: CBS)dema,Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations (Photo: CBS)
    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.More
    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.More
  • Facebook CEO Visits Delaware to Talk About Disaster Response

    Facebook CEO Visits Delaware to Talk About Disaster Response

    09/26/2017 09:47:00 -04:002017-09-26 13:47:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:00:25 GMT
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second from left, spent Monday in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes. (Photo credit: Mark Zuckerberg Facebook page)Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second from left, spent Monday in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes. (Photo credit: Mark Zuckerberg Facebook page)
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he spent the day in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.More
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he spent Monday in Delaware talking about emergency response for natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.More
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    Murder Investigation Underway in Somerset County

    Maryland State Police are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred this afternoon in Princess Anne. The victim is a male believed to be in his thirties, although troopers are still working to identify him. Anyone with more information is being asked to call Maryland State Police.

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    Maryland State Police are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred this afternoon in Princess Anne. The victim is a male believed to be in his thirties, although troopers are still working to identify him. Anyone with more information is being asked to call Maryland State Police.

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  • Local Sports Fans React to NFL Protests

    Local Sports Fans React to NFL Protests

    NFL players across the country linked arms and kneeled down on one knee - all to take a stand against President Donald Trump and a statement he made last Friday.

    "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a b----h off the field, right now," President Trump said.

    And with that polarizing statement, players unified and protested even more, prompting fans from coast to coast to weigh in.

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    NFL players across the country linked arms and kneeled down on one knee - all to take a stand against President Donald Trump and a statement he made last Friday.

    "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a b----h off the field, right now," President Trump said.

    And with that polarizing statement, players unified and protested even more, prompting fans from coast to coast to weigh in.

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  • Golden Retriever Show Attracts Thousands to Salisbury

    Golden Retriever Show Attracts Thousands to Salisbury

    The 2017 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty is coming to Salisbury. The events will take at the Wicomico Civic Center as well as the Crown Sports Center in Fruitland.

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    The 2017 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty is coming to Salisbury. The events will take at the Wicomico Civic Center as well as the Crown Sports Center in Fruitland.

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