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  • Local Volunteer Organization Making a Change

    Local Volunteer Organization Making a Change

    07/24/2017 20:04:00 -04:002017-07-25 00:04:00 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:34:33 GMT
    Pile of clothes being assorted before deliveryPile of clothes being assorted before delivery
    "Clothing Our Kids," a local volunteer run organization that had its start in a home, has grown, and is making a significant impact on Sussex County. The charity collects and donates clothing to 33 elementary schools for children K-5.More
    "Clothing Our Kids," a local volunteer run organization that had its start in a home, has grown, and is making a significant impact on Sussex County. The charity collects and donates clothing to 33 elementary schools for children K-5.More
  • U.S. Ag Secretary Visits Delaware State Fair

    U.S. Ag Secretary Visits Delaware State Fair

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:27:20 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:27:20 GMT
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Delaware State Fair on Monday, visiting a number of young growers and farmers from the region.Perdue, a former governor of Georgia with no relation to the chicken company prevalent oMore
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Delaware State Fair on Monday, visiting a number of young growers and farmers from the region.Perdue, a former governor of Georgia with no relation to the chicken company prevalent oMore
  • Police Searching for Wanted Man in Laurel

    Police Searching for Wanted Man in Laurel

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:32:32 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:32:32 GMT
    Michael K. WashingtonMichael K. Washington
    Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a local man for assault and other charges.More
    Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a local man for assault and other charges.More
  • DRBA to Sell MV Twin Capes Ferry for Reefing

    DRBA to Sell MV Twin Capes Ferry for Reefing

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:22:09 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:22:09 GMT
    MV Twin Capes; Photo Credit: DRBAMV Twin Capes; Photo Credit: DRBA
    The Delaware River & Bay Authority says the MV Twins Capes ferry vessel will be converted into an artificial reef off the state's Atlantic coast.More
    The Delaware River & Bay Authority says the MV Twins Capes ferry vessel will be converted into an artificial reef off the state's Atlantic coast.More
  • Motorcade Escorting Remains of Marine Killed in Plane Crash

    Motorcade Escorting Remains of Marine Killed in Plane Crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:57:26 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:57:26 GMT
    U.S. Marine Dan Baldassare, of Colts Neck, was among 16 killed when a refuel plane crashed July 10 in Mississippi. (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps)U.S. Marine Dan Baldassare, of Colts Neck, was among 16 killed when a refuel plane crashed July 10 in Mississippi. (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps)
    A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs is escorting the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey.More
    A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs is escorting the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey.More
  • Man Charged in Deadly Dover Crash

    Deadly Dover Crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:49:14 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:49:14 GMT
    The crash happened on McKee Road near Seskinore Court in Dover.The crash happened on McKee Road near Seskinore Court in Dover.
    A 23-year-old Dover man has been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of 62-year-old Derik Percorini of Dover, police said.More
    A 23-year-old Dover man has been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of 62-year-old Derik Percorini of Dover, police said.More
  • Delaware State Fair Kicks Off Under Hot Temperatures

    Delaware State Fair Kicks Off Under Hot Temperatures

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:07:23 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:07:23 GMT
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- The Delaware State Fair kicked off on Thursday at the fairgrounds near Harrington as brutal temperatures and sunlight bared down on early visitors in the afternoon and early evening.The fair runs through July 29. It features a numberMore
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- The Delaware State Fair kicked off on Thursday at the fairgrounds near Harrington as brutal temperatures and sunlight bared down on early visitors in the afternoon and early evening.The fair runs through July 29. It features a numberMore
  • A Lot of Work Needed to Keep Animals Healthy Under Heat at Delaware State Fair

    A Lot of Work Needed to Keep Animals Healthy Under Heat at Delaware State Fair

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:14:34 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:14:34 GMT
    A rooster at the Delaware State Fair. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)A rooster at the Delaware State Fair. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- As temperatures remained high at the Delaware State Fair on Friday, volunteers and staff at the fair worked to keep livestock healthy.Many animals arrived at the fairgrounds near Harrington on Friday ahead of contests they'd been enteMore
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- As temperatures remained high at the Delaware State Fair on Friday, volunteers and staff at the fair worked to keep livestock healthy.Many animals arrived at the fairgrounds near Harrington on Friday ahead of contests they'd been enteMore
  • Beebe Medical Foundation Receives Historic $10 Million Donation

    Beebe Medical Foundation Receives Historic $10 Million Donation

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:44:52 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:44:52 GMT
    Beebe Healthcare received a record breaking donation on Friday.More
    Beebe Healthcare received a record breaking donation on Friday.More
  • Delaware & Choptank Electric Co-Ops Issue "Beat the Peak"

    Delaware & Choptank Electric Co-Ops Issue "Beat the Peak"

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:55:27 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:55:27 GMT
    DELMARVA--Due to the extremely warm temperatures and high demand, Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative have issued another "Beat the Peak" alert for Friday, July 21, between 5 p.m. and 5 p.m.More
    DELMARVA--Due to the extremely warm temperatures and high demand, Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative have issued another "Beat the Peak" alert for Friday, July 21, between 5 p.m. and 5 p.m.More
  • Police Looking for Man Involved in Assault in Milford

    Police Looking for Man Involved in Assault in Milford

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:08:10 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:08:10 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.
    MILFORD, De.-- The Milford Police Department is turning to the public to ask for assistance in locating a man involved in an assault. A warrant is out for Huber Velasquez-Rodriguez of Milford. Police say the 36-year-old was involved in a domestic reMore
    MILFORD, De.-- The Milford Police Department is turning to the public to ask for assistance in locating a man involved in an assault. A warrant is out for Huber Velasquez-Rodriguez of Milford. Police say the 36-year-old was involved in a domestic reMore
  • Milford Woman Charged for Violating Court Order

    Milford Woman Charged for Violating Court Order

    07/21/2017 12:56:00 -04:002017-07-21 16:56:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:56:22 GMT
    Veronica L. Hurtt, 29 ; Photo Credit: Milford Police DepartmentVeronica L. Hurtt, 29 ; Photo Credit: Milford Police Department
    MILFORD, Del. -- The Milford Police Department are reporting an arrest of a Milford woman after violating a no contact order and shopliftingMore
    MILFORD, Del. -- The Milford Police Department are reporting an arrest of a Milford woman after violating a no contact order and shopliftingMore
  • Shellfish Harvest Restrictions Imposed After Wastewater Leak

    Shellfish Harvest Restrictions Imposed After Wastewater Leak

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:48:36 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:48:36 GMT
    Shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay and inland rivers has been suspended for the second time this year because of wastewater discharge.More
    Shellfish harvest in the Delaware Bay and inland rivers has been suspended for the second time this year because of wastewater discharge.More
  • UPDATED: Lewes Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Assault

    Lewes Man Wanted for Alleged Assault, Kidnapping

    07/19/2017 17:17:00 -04:002017-07-19 21:17:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:05:03 GMT
    Delaware State Police are searching for Michael H. Debarr of Lewes.Delaware State Police are searching for Michael H. Debarr of Lewes.
    UPDATED: Delaware State Police found and arrested the Lewes man wanted for kidnapping and assault from earlier this week on Thursday.More
    UPDATED: Delaware State Police found and arrested the Lewes man wanted for kidnapping and assault from earlier this week on Thursday.More
  • Hot Weather Changes Programs, Policies in Sussex County

    Hot Weather Changes Programs, Policies in Sussex County

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:55:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:55:35 GMT
    Another round of heat on Delmarva hits home for some organizations across Sussex County.More
    Another round of heat on Delmarva hits home for some organizations across Sussex County.More
  • Two Shot in Separate Incidents in Dover

    Two Shot in Separate Incidents in Dover

    07/20/2017 14:28:00 -04:002017-07-20 18:28:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:28:44 GMT
    Two Separate Shootings in Capital Green Neighborhood (Photo: WBOC)Two Separate Shootings in Capital Green Neighborhood (Photo: WBOC)
    DOVER, De.-- The Dover Police Department is investigating two shootings that took place on Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the Capital Green neighborhood of Dover. According to police, an 18-year-old man was first shot on Wednesday around 7:More
    DOVER, De.-- The Dover Police Department is investigating two shootings that took place on Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the Capital Green neighborhood of Dover. According to police, an 18-year-old man was first shot on Wednesday around 7:More
  • Crash Leads to Multiple Charges for Houston Man

    Crash Leads to Multiple Charges for Houston Man

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:26:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:26:11 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 car crash led to the arrest of a Houston man, according to the Milford Police Department.More
    A car crash led to the arrest of a Houston man, according to the Milford Police Department.More
  • "Beat the Peak" for Delaware & Choptank Electric Co-Ops

    "Beat the Peak" for Delaware & Choptank Electric Co-Ops

    07/20/2017 14:09:00 -04:002017-07-20 18:09:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:09:43 GMT
    DELMARVA--Due to the extremely warm temperatures and high demand, Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative have issued another "Beat the Peak" alert for Thursday, July 20, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.More
    DELMARVA--Due to the extremely warm temperatures and high demand, Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative have issued another "Beat the Peak" alert for Thursday, July 20, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.More
  • Detectives Investigate Overnight Break In

    Detectives Investigate Overnight Break In

    07/20/2017 14:00:00 -04:002017-07-20 18:00:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:00:38 GMT
    (Photo Credit: MGN Online)(Photo Credit: MGN Online)
    HARTLY, Del. --The Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a Wednesday night break in.More
    HARTLY, Del. --The Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a Wednesday night break in.More
  • Gov. Carney to Sign Bill Expanding Naloxone Access

    Gov. Carney to Sign Bill Expanding Naloxone Access

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:21 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:21:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:21 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:21:36 GMT
    Delaware Gov. John Carney is expected to sign a bill intended to make it easier for people to access a potentially life-saving antidote for opioid overdoses.More
    Delaware Gov. John Carney is expected to sign a bill intended to make it easier for people to access a potentially life-saving antidote for opioid overdoses.More
  • Some Cheswold Residents Push for Hydrants in "Old Town"

    Some Cheswold Residents Push for Hydrants in "Old Town"

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:44:13 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:44:13 GMT
    The remains of a June 25 fire in Cheswold that left one person dead.The remains of a June 25 fire in Cheswold that left one person dead.
    CHESWOLD, Del. -- An apartment fire in June that killed a woman in Cheswold has prompted renewed calls for water lines and fire hydrants in the "Old Town" section of the Kent County town.The June 25 fire killed a 53-year-old woman and was the latestMore
    CHESWOLD, Del. -- An apartment fire in June that killed a woman in Cheswold has prompted renewed calls for water lines and fire hydrants in the "Old Town" section of the Kent County town.The June 25 fire killed a 53-year-old woman and was the latestMore
  • Despite Cloudy Weather, Heat Remains Stifling in Kent County

    Despite Cloudy Weather, Heat Remains Stifling in Kent County

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:04:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:04:48 GMT
    Ronald Mays plants flowers on Wednesday in Dover.Ronald Mays plants flowers on Wednesday in Dover.
    DOVER, Del. -- Hot and humid weather plagued parts of Delmarva like Kent County on Wednesday, causing uncomfortable conditions amid clouds and some stormy weather during the day.An air quality alert was also in effect on Wednesday as a recent trend of hoMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Hot and humid weather plagued parts of Delmarva like Kent County on Wednesday, causing uncomfortable conditions amid clouds and some stormy weather during the day.An air quality alert was also in effect on Wednesday as a recent trend of hoMore
  • Concerns Over Town of Dewey Beach's Independent Investigation into Town Manager Claims

    Concerns Over Town of Dewey Beach's Independent Investigation into Town Manager Claims

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:15:52 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:15:52 GMT
    Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    DEWEY BEACH, Del. - Days after the Town of Dewey Beach's commissioners announced they appointed attorney Max Walton to conduct an independent investigation into claims against their town manager, the independence of that investigation has been called intMore
    DEWEY BEACH, Del. - Days after the Town of Dewey Beach's commissioners announced they appointed attorney Max Walton to conduct an independent investigation into claims against their town manager, the independence of that investigation has been called intMore
  • Updated: Pilot Critical After Small Plane Crashes into Kent County Field

    Small Plane Crashes in Kent County Field

    07/19/2017 10:49:00 -04:002017-07-19 14:49:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:42:11 GMT
    Wednesday morning's crash scene in Sandtown. (Photo credit: Delaware State Police)Wednesday morning's crash scene in Sandtown. (Photo credit: Delaware State Police)
    Delaware State Police have released the name of a man critically injured after the crop duster plane he was flying crashed into a field in Kent County on Wednesday morning.More
    Delaware State Police have released the name of a man critically injured after the crop duster plane he was flying crashed into a field in Kent County on Wednesday morning.More
  • Long-time News Journal Reporter Molly Murray Passes Away at 61

    Long-time News Journal Reporter Molly Murray Passes Away at 61

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:27:52 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:27:52 GMT
    Molly Murray (submitted photo)Molly Murray (submitted photo)
    Molly Murray, a Lewes resident who worked nearly 40 years as a reporter for The News Journal, died Monday, July 17 of pancreatitis, according to the newspaper. She was 61.More
    Molly Murray, a Lewes, Del. resident who worked nearly 40 years as a reporter for The News Journal, died Monday, July 17 of pancreatitis, according to the newspaper. She was 61.More
  • Third Suspect Arrested in Magnolia Area Shooting

    Third Suspect Arrested in Magnolia Area Shooting

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-07-19 13:56:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-07-19 13:56:35 GMT
    Marc A. RomanoMarc A. Romano
    Delaware State Police have arrested the third and final suspect wanted in connection with a shooting near Magnolia.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested the third and final suspect wanted in connection with a shooting near Magnolia.More
  • Board Recommends Pardon for Delaware Rep. Paradee in 1989 Citation

    Board Recommends Pardon for Delaware Rep. Paradee in 1989 Citation

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-07-19 13:14:45 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-07-19 13:14:45 GMT
    Delaware Rep. Trey ParadeeDelaware Rep. Trey Paradee
    DOVER, Del. (AP)- The Board of Pardons in Delaware has recommended that Gov. John Carney pardon a state representative for an underage possession of alcohol citation from 1989. The board recommended the pardon of Rep. Trey Paradee on Monday. Paradee saysMore
    The Board of Pardons in Delaware has recommended that Gov. John Carney pardon a state representative for an underage possession of alcohol citation from 1989.More
  • Controversial Kent County Rezoning Approved

    Controversial Kent County Rezoning Approved

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:31 AM EDT2017-07-19 11:31:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:31 AM EDT2017-07-19 11:31:06 GMT
    Milford Neck Road (Photo: WBOC)Milford Neck Road (Photo: WBOC)
    A controversial rezoning on a property south of the the DE Turf Sports Complex near Frederica was approved by Kent County's Levy Court on Tuesday night.More
    A controversial rezoning on a property south of the the DE Turf Sports Complex near Frederica was approved by Kent County's Levy Court on Tuesday night.More
  • Safety Improvements Sought for Kenton Road in Dover

    Safety Improvements Sought for Kenton Road

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:53:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:53:06 GMT
    Kenton Road sign.Kenton Road sign.
    DOVER, Del. -- A number of crashes along Kenton Road in recent months have prompted calls for improved safety measures along the road, particularly near a pair of residential communities.City council members and a Kent County Levy Court Commissioner haveMore
    DOVER, Del. -- A number of crashes along Kenton Road in recent months have prompted calls for improved safety measures along the road, particularly near a pair of residential communities.City council members and a Kent County Levy Court Commissioner haveMore
  • Arrest of Virginia Man Causes Injury to Delaware Officer

    Arrest of Virginia Man Causes Injury to Delaware Officer

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:52:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:52:16 GMT
    James J. McKeownJames J. McKeown
    A Virginia man fled from officers on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk that ended with a police officer in the hospital, according to police.More
    A Virginia man fled from officers on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk that ended with a police officer in the hospital, according to police.More
  • C-5 Operations Grounded at Dover AFB

    C-5 Operations Grounded at Dover AFB

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-07-18 17:42:39 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-07-18 17:42:39 GMT
    One of Dover Air Force Bases’s 18 C-5M cargo planes. (Photo: WBOC)One of Dover Air Force Bases’s 18 C-5M cargo planes. (Photo: WBOC)
    The Air Mobility Command commander on Monday directed a stand-down of C-5 flying operations at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware following a second malfunction of C-5 nose landing gear within the last 60 days.More
    The Air Mobility Command commander on Monday directed a stand-down of C-5 flying operations at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware following a second malfunction of C-5 nose landing gear within the last 60 days.More
  • Delaware Attorney General: Milford Schools Violated FOIA

    Delaware Attorney General: Milford Schools Violated FOIA

    07/18/2017 11:56:00 -04:002017-07-18 15:56:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:50:39 GMT
    Delaware's attorney general has ruled that a local school board violated the Freedom of Information Act.More
    Delaware's attorney general has ruled that a local school board violated the Freedom of Information Act.More
  • Police: Drowning Caused Rehoboth Beach Man's Death

    Police: Drowning Caused Rehoboth Beach Man's Death

    07/18/2017 11:27:00 -04:002017-07-18 15:27:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:36:01 GMT
    Todd McKee (Photo provided by Rehoboth Beach Police Department)Todd McKee (Photo provided by Rehoboth Beach Police Department)
    Rehoboth Beach police say drowning was the cause of death of a man whose body was found Friday morning on a beach.More
    Rehoboth Beach police say drowning was the cause of death of a man whose body was found Friday morning on a beach.More
  • 68-year-old Man Sentenced for Money Laundering

    68-year-old Man Sentenced for Money Laundering

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:21:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:21:30 GMT
    A 68-year-old man was sentenced for taking part in a scheme that transferred over $6.1 million from a financial services company that his wife worked at to her bank account.More
    A 68-year-old man was sentenced for taking part in a scheme that transferred over $6.1 million from a financial services company that his wife worked at to her bank account.More
  • Hartly Woman Dies in Morning Crash

    Hartly Woman Dies in Morning Crash

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:15:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:15:47 GMT
    An early Tuesday morning crash has claimed the life of a 42-year-old Hartly woman.More
    An early Tuesday morning crash has claimed the life of a 42-year-old Hartly woman.More
  • Milford Woman Arrested for Child Abandonment

    Milford Woman Arrested for Child Abandonment

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:05 AM EDT2017-07-18 12:05:50 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:05 AM EDT2017-07-18 12:05:50 GMT
    Jill R. GriffithJill R. Griffith
    A Milford woman is behind bars on child abandonment and related charges following accusations that she left her son with a medical condition outside a business one evening and didn't return.More
    A Milford, Delaware woman is behind bars on child abandonment and related charges following accusations that she left her son with a medical condition outside a business one evening and didn't return.More
  • Police: Road Rage Leads to Fight Between Drivers in Bridgeville Median

    Road Rage Leads to Fight Between Drivers in Bridgeville Median

    07/17/2017 13:22:00 -04:002017-07-17 17:22:00 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-07-17 18:53:05 GMT
    Delaware State Police say an update New York man is behind bars after a road rage incident led to a fight between him and a disabled driver in Bridgeville.More
    Delaware State Police say an update New York man is behind bars after a road rage incident led to a fight between him and a disabled driver in Bridgeville.More
  • Milton Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

    Dover Man Found in Possession of Drugs after Milton Traffic Stop

    Monday, July 17 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-07-17 18:13:02 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-07-17 18:13:02 GMT
    Milton police say officers arrested a 21-year-old Dover man after he was found in possession of drugs, drug paraphernalia and suspected drug money following a traffic stop.More
    Milton police say officers arrested a 21-year-old Dover man after he was found in possession of drugs, drug paraphernalia and suspected drug money following a traffic stop.More
  • Road Work Begins on Airport Road in Milford

    Road Work Begins on Airport Road in Milford

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:34:19 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:34:19 GMT
    The City of Milford began construction work on Airport Road Monday morning. The project will include pavement base repair, drainage improvements, and pavement overlay between DuPont Boulevard (US 113) and Canterbury Road (DE 15).More
    The City of Milford began construction work on Airport Road Monday morning. The project will include pavement base repair, drainage improvements, and pavement overlay between DuPont Boulevard (US 113) and Canterbury Road (DE 15).More
  • Proposed Gym on Savannah Road in Lewes Worries Some

    Proposed Gym on Savannah Road Worries Some

    07/17/2017 10:14:00 -04:002017-07-17 14:14:00 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 10:14 AM EDT2017-07-17 14:14:42 GMT
    Neighbors are concerned about a proposed gym in Lewes, Del. The gym says it will provide much-needed services.More
    Neighbors are concerned about a proposed gym in Lewes, Del. The gym says it will provide much-needed services.More
  • Sussex County EMS Holds Grand Opening for New Medic Station

    Sussex County EMS Holds Grand Opening for New Medic Station

    07/12/2017 14:40:00 -04:002017-07-12 18:40:00 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-07-17 14:04:31 GMT
    Sussex County EMS on Wednesday held a grand opening for its new medic station in Rehoboth Beach. (Photo credit: Sussex County Government)Sussex County EMS on Wednesday held a grand opening for its new medic station in Rehoboth Beach. (Photo credit: Sussex County Government)
    Sussex County EMS on Wednesday held a grand opening for its new medic station at 19255 Plantation Road in Rehoboth Beach, Del.More
    Sussex County EMS on Wednesday held a grand opening for its new medic station at 19255 Plantation Road in Rehoboth Beach, Del.More
  • Update: Police ID Bicyclist Killed in Laurel Crash

    Police Investigate Serious Crash in Laurel

    07/15/2017 22:50:00 -04:002017-07-16 02:50:00 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:21:13 GMT
    Delaware State Police have identified a bicyclist struck and killed by a motorcycle in Laurel on Saturday night.More
    Delaware State Police have identified a bicyclist struck and killed by a motorcycle in Laurel on Saturday night.More
  • Shots Fired at Car in Dover

    Shots Fired at Car in Dover

    Sunday, July 16 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-07-17 01:24:17 GMT
    Sunday, July 16 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-07-17 01:24:17 GMT
    (Image: MGN)(Image: MGN)
    Delaware State Police are investigating after a car was shot at in the parking lot of an apartment complex near Dover Saturday evening.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating after a car was shot at in the parking lot of an apartment complex near Dover Saturday evening.More
  • Rehoboth Canopy Ban Well Received, Officials Say

    Rehoboth Canopy Ban Well Received, Officials Say

    07/15/2017 22:38:00 -04:002017-07-16 02:38:00 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-07-16 02:38:48 GMT
    Rehoboth Beach, DelawareRehoboth Beach, Delaware
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - Local officials say a ban on tents at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, is getting a mostly positive reception. Frank Maragos, who was visiting from Culpepper, Virginia, says the tents took up too much space on the beach. The tent andMore
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - Local officials say a ban on tents at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, is getting a mostly positive reception. Frank Maragos, who was visiting from Culpepper, Virginia, says the tents took up too much space on the beach. The tent andMore
  • Governor Carney to Sign Naloxone Access Bill in Delaware

    Governor Carney Signs Naloxone Access Bill in Delaware

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:07:32 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:07:32 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    DELAWARE- Governor John Carney is expected to sign a bill to increase pharmacy access to naloxone in Delaware. In an effort to reduce the number of drug overdoses in the state Governor Carney would need to sign Senate Bill 48, making naloxone aMore
    Governor John Carney is expected to sign a bill to increase pharmacy access to naloxone in Delaware.More
  • Dewey Beach Commissioners Respond to Lawsuit in Town Manager Case

    Dewey Beach Commissioners Respond to Lawsuit in Town Manager Case

    07/14/2017 20:42:00 -04:002017-07-15 00:42:00 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-07-15 01:37:42 GMT
    The Town of Dewey Beach formally acknowledged the case against them and Town Manager Marc Appelbaum, just one day after a lawsuit was filed in Chancery Court.More
    The Town of Dewey Beach formally acknowledged the case against them and Town Manager Marc Appelbaum, just one day after a lawsuit was filed in Chancery Court.More
  • Only One Trial Allowed in Delaware DUI Cases Under New Law

    Only One Trial Allowed in Delaware DUI Cases Under New Law

    07/14/2017 16:04:00 -04:002017-07-14 20:04:00 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:06:24 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Govenor Carney signed new legislation that changes driving under the influence cases in the state of Delaware.More
    Govenor Carney signed new legislation that changes driving under the influence cases in the state of Delaware.More
  • Former Wilmington Trust Head Seeks Delay in Bank Fraud Trial

    Former Wilmington Trust Head Seeks delay in bank fraud trial

    Friday, July 14 2017 2:17 PM EDT2017-07-14 18:17:10 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 2:17 PM EDT2017-07-14 18:17:10 GMT
    An attorney for former Wilmington Trust president Robert Harra Jr. has filed an emergency motion seeking postponement of a scheduled October trial of Harra and other former bank executives on fraud charges.More
    An attorney for former Wilmington Trust president Robert Harra Jr. has filed an emergency motion seeking postponement of a scheduled October trial of Harra and other former bank executives on fraud charges.More
  • One Hurt After DART Bus, Pickup Collide Near Lewes

    One Hurt After DART Bus, Pickup Collide Near Lewes

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:03:55 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:03:55 GMT
    Delaware State Police say a man was injured after a DART bus collided with his pickup just west of Route 1 near Lewes on Friday morning.More
    Delaware State Police say a man was injured after a DART bus collided with his pickup just west of Route 1 near Lewes on Friday morning.More
  • Chancery Court Lawsuit Filed in Dewey Beach Town Manager Case

    Chancery Court Lawsuit Filed in Dewey Beach Town Manager Case

    07/14/2017 10:13:00 -04:002017-07-14 14:13:00 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:49:30 GMT
    Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    A group of people - many of whom are career employees with the Town of Dewey Beach - filed a lawsuit Thursday in Delaware Chancery Court seeking, among other things, the suspension of Town Manager Marc Applebaum for alleged misconduct in office.More
    A group of people - many of whom are career employees with the Town of Dewey Beach - filed a lawsuit Thursday in Delaware Chancery Court seeking, among other things, the suspension of Town Manager Marc Applebaum for alleged misconduct while in office.More
  • Court Overturns Ruling in Lawsuit Over Del. Inmate Kosher Diet

    Court Overturns Ruling in Lawsuit Over Del. Inmate Kosher Diet

    07/14/2017 08:55:00 -04:002017-07-14 12:55:00 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:07:02 GMT
    A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling granting immunity to Delaware prison officials in a lawsuit over an inmate's demand for a kosher diet.More
    A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling granting immunity to Delaware prison officials in a lawsuit over an inmate's demand for a kosher diet.More
  • Delaware Officials Postpone Hearing on Prevailing Wage Rules

    Delaware Officials Postpone Hearing on Prevailing Wage Rules

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-07-14 12:29:13 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-07-14 12:29:13 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Gov. John Carney has agreed to scrap plans for a public hearing next week on proposed rule changes regarding Delaware's prevailing wage law, which was a bone of contention during recent budget negotiations in the legislature.More
    Gov. John Carney has agreed to scrap plans for a public hearing next week on proposed rule changes regarding Delaware's prevailing wage law, which was a bone of contention during recent budget negotiations in the legislature.More
  • 3 Charged in Connection With Del. Psychiatric Patient's Death

    3 Charged in Connection With Del. Psychiatric Patient's Death

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-07-14 12:11:26 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-07-14 12:11:26 GMT
    Delaware Psychiatric CenterDelaware Psychiatric Center
    A grand jury has indicted three former workers at the state-run Delaware Psychiatric Center in connection with a patient's death.More
    A grand jury has indicted three former workers at the state-run Delaware Psychiatric Center in connection with a patient's death.More
  • Milford Woman Arrested for Assault Involving Bleach-Like Substance

    Milford Woman Arrested for Assault Involving Bleach-Like Substance

    07/13/2017 16:54:00 -04:002017-07-13 20:54:00 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-07-14 04:22:39 GMT
    A Milford woman was arrested after assaulting a victim with a liquid believed to be bleach.A Milford woman was arrested after assaulting a victim with a liquid believed to be bleach.
    The Milford Police Department is investigating after a woman allegedly ran towards the victim and threw a liquid, believed to be bleach, in the person's face.More
    The Milford Police Department is investigating after a woman allegedly ran towards the victim and threw a liquid, believed to be bleach, in the person's face.More
  • Rehoboth Beach Fire Company to Receive Grant Award

    Rehoboth Beach Fire Company to Receive Grant Award

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-07-14 04:19:52 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-07-14 04:19:52 GMT
    Photo: MGN/Andrew MagillPhoto: MGN/Andrew Magill
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- Nearly $200,000 will help the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company through a federal grant award.The award was announced Thursday by U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons as well as U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester. &nbsMore
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- Nearly $200,000 will help the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company through a federal grant award.The award was announced Thursday by U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons as well as U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester. &nbsMore
  • Marydel Looks To Move Forward After Former Mayor's Sentencing

    Marydel Looks To Move Forward After Former Mayor's Sentencing

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-07-14 01:02:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-07-14 01:02:13 GMT
    The town office in Marydel. (Tom Lehman / WBOC)The town office in Marydel. (Tom Lehman / WBOC)
    MARYDEL, Md. -- Town leaders and residents of Marydel say they're hoping to move forward after state officials said the former mayor pleaded guilty this week to stealing more than $61,000 in town funds.Former Marydel Mayor Debbie Rowe sentMore
    MARYDEL, Md. -- Town leaders and residents of Marydel say they're hoping to move forward after state officials said the former mayor pleaded guilty this week to stealing more than $61,000 in town funds.Former Marydel Mayor Debbie Rowe sentMore
  • Curfew Laws Aim To Keep Kids Off Streets Late at Night

    Curfew Laws Aim To Keep Kids Off Streets Late at Night

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-14 00:39:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-14 00:39:29 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- A number of cities and towns in Delaware have curfew laws aimed at keeping kids off the streets and out of public places late at night, though some law enforcement officials say it's difficult to determine how effective the policMore
    DOVER, Del. -- A number of cities and towns in Delaware have curfew laws aimed at keeping kids off the streets and out of public places late at night, though some law enforcement officials say it's difficult to determine how effective the policMore
  • Bill Expanding Access to Medical Marijuana in Del. Becomes Law

    Bill Expanding Access to Medical Marijuana in Del. Becomes Law

    Thursday, July 13 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-07-13 18:10:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-07-13 18:10:30 GMT
    Delaware Gov. John Carney this week signed into law a Senate bill that will expand access to medical marijuana treatment for the state's veterans, and other Delawareans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.More
    Delaware Gov. John Carney this week signed into law a Senate bill that will expand access to medical marijuana treatment for the state's veterans, and other Delawareans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.More
  • Man Mugged While Walking in Camden

    Man Robbed While Walking In Camden

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-07-13 17:15:50 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-07-13 17:15:50 GMT
    A man was robbed while walking along the highway Wednesday morning. A man was robbed while walking along the highway Wednesday morning.
    Delaware State Police are investigating after a man was robbed while he was walking along the highway in Camden.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating after a man was robbed while he was walking along the highway in Camden.More
  • Delaware Worker Stuck on 80-foot Platform is Rescued

    Delaware Worker Stuck on 80-foot Platform is Rescued

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:50 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:50:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:50 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:50:40 GMT
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - A man who fire officials say injured his back while atop an 80-foot-high platform at a Delaware chemical plant has been rescued. The man was rescued from the Croda Atlas Point site after a 45-minute effort by several fire companieMore
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - A man who fire officials say injured his back while atop an 80-foot-high platform at a Delaware chemical plant has been rescued. The man was rescued from the Croda Atlas Point site after a 45-minute effort by several fire companieMore
  • Hogan to Attend National Governors Association Meeting

    Hogan to Attend National Governors Association Meeting

    07/13/2017 08:18:00 -04:002017-07-13 12:18:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:43 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:43:17 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (Photo: AP)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (Photo: AP)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to attend the National Governors Association meeting.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to attend the National Governors Association meeting.More
  • DOC Searching for Missing Offender

    DOC Searching for Missing Offender

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:23 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:23:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:23 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:23:27 GMT
    Ronald HuntingtonRonald Huntington
    The Delaware Department of Corrections is looking for an offender that did not return from an approved outing.More
    The Delaware Department of Corrections is looking for an offender that did not return from an approved outing.More
  • Delmarva Power Encourages Peak Savings Thursday

    Delmarva Power Encourages Peak Savings Thursday

    Jul 13, 2017 12:22 AM2017-07-13 04:22:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-07-13 04:22:19 GMT
    Delmarva Power is preparing for summer hurricane season.Delmarva Power is preparing for summer hurricane season.
    Maryland and Delaware- Delmarva Power customers can save money and energy Thursday by reducing their electric use between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.As Delmarva gets hotter and hotter this week the demand for electricity grows. Thursday is expected to be inMore
    Maryland and Delaware- Delmarva Power customers can save money and energy Thursday by reducing their electric use between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.As Delmarva gets hotter and hotter this week the demand for electricity grows. Thursday is expected to be inMore
  • Rehoboth Beach Builds Temporary Walkway for Construction

    Rehoboth Beach Builds Temporary Walkway for Construction

    Jul 13, 2017 12:09 AM2017-07-13 04:09:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-07-13 04:09:31 GMT
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- The City of Rehoboth is installing a temporary walkway in front of City Hall this summer on Rehoboth Avenue. From July 17 through August 12 a walkway will give people access to the north side of the street while construction anMore
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- The City of Rehoboth is installing a temporary walkway in front of City Hall this summer on Rehoboth Avenue. From July 17 through August 12 a walkway will give people access to the north side of the street while construction anMore
  • Hot Temps in Kent County Don't Slow Outdoor Workers

    Hot Temps in Kent County Don't Slow Outdoor Workers

    Jul 12, 2017 8:03 PM2017-07-13 00:03:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:03:01 GMT
    Stephen Loera, owner of the Corn Exchange, shows how hot it is inside his grill behind the business' tent at the Capital City Farmers Market in Dover. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)Stephen Loera, owner of the Corn Exchange, shows how hot it is inside his grill behind the business' tent at the Capital City Farmers Market in Dover. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)
    DOVER, Del. -- Hot temperatures on Wednesday in Kent County made for difficult outdoor working conditions as heat pounded the area during daytime hours.Workers with BB Construction on the job at Chris Episcopal Church in Dover were given plenty of waterMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Hot temperatures on Wednesday in Kent County made for difficult outdoor working conditions as heat pounded the area during daytime hours.Workers with BB Construction on the job at Chris Episcopal Church in Dover were given plenty of waterMore
  • Dover Church Gets New Steeple Cross

    Dover Church Gets New Steeple Cross

    Jul 12, 2017 7:47 PM2017-07-12 23:47:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-07-12 23:47:40 GMT
    A new steeple cross was installed at Christ Episcopal Church on Wednesday in Dover.A new steeple cross was installed at Christ Episcopal Church on Wednesday in Dover.
    A church in Dover got a new steeple cross on Wednesday after the previous one was removed because it was found to be in poor condition after more than a century of sitting atop the house of worship.A ceremony was held outside of Christ Episcopal Church iMore
    A church in Dover got a new steeple cross on Wednesday after the previous one was removed because it was found to be in poor condition after more than a century of sitting atop the house of worship.A ceremony was held outside of Christ Episcopal Church iMore
  • Two Men Arrested for Drug Charges in Dover

    Two Men Arrested for Drug Charges in Dover

    Jul 12, 2017 1:04 PM2017-07-12 17:04:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-07-12 17:25:50 GMT
    Dover police and Delaware Probation and Parole on Tuesday afternoon arrested two men on drug-related charges on the 200 block of West Reed Street.More
    Dover police and Delaware Probation and Parole on Tuesday afternoon arrested two men on drug-related charges on the 200 block of West Reed Street.More
  • New Bayhealth Campus Impacting Milford's Economy

    New Bayhealth Campus Impacting Milford's Economy

    Jul 12, 2017 10:40 AM2017-07-12 14:40:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 10:40 AM EDT2017-07-12 14:40:31 GMT
    Tuesday afternoon's "topping-out" ceremony for the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus included the symbolic lifting of the highest steel beam into place on the project site. (Photo: WBOC)Tuesday afternoon's "topping-out" ceremony for the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus included the symbolic lifting of the highest steel beam into place on the project site. (Photo: WBOC)
    Even though the new Bayhealth hospital doesn't open until 2019, people throughout Milford say it's already benefiting the city's economy.More
    Even though the new Bayhealth hospital doesn't open until 2019, people throughout Milford say it's already benefiting the city's economy.More
  • Millsboro Man Arrested for Georgetown Burglary

    Millsboro Man Arrested for Georgetown Burglary

    Jul 12, 2017 8:43 AM2017-07-12 12:43:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:43 AM EDT2017-07-12 12:43:19 GMT
    Henry YoungHenry Young
    Georgetown police have arrested a 56-year-old Millsboro man they say was caught in the act of burglarizing a vehicle.More
    Georgetown police have arrested a 56-year-old Millsboro man they say was caught in the act of burglarizing a vehicle.More
  • "Bonnie and Clyde" Burglary Suspects in Lincoln Arrested

    Bonnie and Clyde Burglars in Lincoln Arrested

    Jul 11, 2017 10:35 PM2017-07-12 02:35:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-07-12 11:55:55 GMT
    Christopher Malvas and Cheryl BraceyChristopher Malvas and Cheryl Bracey
    Delaware State Police have arrested a boyfriend and girlfriend for a burglary spree in the Lincoln area.More
    Delaware State Police have arrested a boyfriend and girlfriend for a burglary spree in the Lincoln area.More
  • Former Bank Official to Plead Guilty in Loan Fraud Case

    Former Bank Official to Plead Guilty in Loan Fraud Case

    Jul 12, 2017 3:17 AM2017-07-12 07:17:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-07-12 11:53:55 GMT
    A former bank loan officer has agreed to plead guilty in a case involving a Maryland doctor charged with conspiring to commit bank fraud and making false statements on loan applications.More
    A former bank loan officer has agreed to plead guilty in a case involving a Maryland doctor charged with conspiring to commit bank fraud and making false statements on loan applications.More
  • Dogs Displaced From Shelter Crash Up for Adoption in Dover

    Dogs Displaced From Shelter Crash Up for Adoption in Dover

    Jul 11, 2017 8:18 PM2017-07-12 00:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-07-12 00:18:20 GMT
    Boris is among the four dogs brought to the Brandywine Valley SPCA's adoption center in Dover.Boris is among the four dogs brought to the Brandywine Valley SPCA's adoption center in Dover.
    DOVER, Del. -- Four dogs displaced after a shelter in New Castle County was shuttered after a car crashed into it and a fire broke out were relocated to Dover for adoption this week.The dogs arrived at the Brandywine Valley SPCA's adoption center in theMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Four dogs displaced after a shelter in New Castle County was shuttered after a car crashed into it and a fire broke out were relocated to Dover for adoption this week.The dogs arrived at the Brandywine Valley SPCA's adoption center in theMore
  • Milford Business Owners Celebrate Bayhealth Hospital 'Topping-Out' Ceremony

    Milford Business Owners Celebrate Bayhealth Hospital 'Topping-Out' Ceremony

    Jul 11, 2017 2:25 PM2017-07-11 18:25:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-07-11 20:00:05 GMT
    Tuesday afternoon's topping-out" ceremony for the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus included the symbolic lifting of the highest steel beam into place on the project site. (Photo: WBOC)Tuesday afternoon's topping-out" ceremony for the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus included the symbolic lifting of the highest steel beam into place on the project site. (Photo: WBOC)
    Major progress was made Tuesday on the construction of Bayhealth Hospital's new Sussex Campus in Milford.More
    Major progress was made Tuesday on the construction of Bayhealth Medical Center's new Sussex Campus in Milford.More
  • Fourth Suspect Arrested in Deadly Dover Apartment Shooting

    Pine Grove Apartment Shooting Suspects Arrested

    Jul 11, 2017 1:55 PM2017-07-11 17:55:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:03:52 GMT
    Raymond WardRaymond Ward
    Dover police have arrested four suspects in connection to the shooting of Dequan Dukes at the Pine Grove Apartments on June 28.More
    Dover police have arrested the fourth and final suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of Dequan Dukes at the Pine Grove Apartments on June 28.More
  • Judge Tosses Suit Filed by Man Charged in Wheelchair Killing

    Judge Tosses Suit Filed by Man Charged in Wheelchair Killing

    Jul 11, 2017 3:02 PM2017-07-11 19:02:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:02:13 GMT
    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Wilmington man who faced first-degree murder charges and a possible death penalty before prosecutors dropped the case.More
    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Wilmington man who faced first-degree murder charges and a possible death penalty before prosecutors dropped the case.More
  • Dead Endangered Sea Turtle Washes Ashore in Delaware

    Dead Endangered Sea Turtle Washes Ashore in Delaware

    Jul 11, 2017 1:21 PM2017-07-11 17:21:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:21:28 GMT
    This dead leatherback sea turtle washed ashore in Rehoboth Beach on Monday. (Photo credit: City of Rehoboth Beach Facebook page)This dead leatherback sea turtle washed ashore in Rehoboth Beach on Monday. (Photo credit: City of Rehoboth Beach Facebook page)
    Officials say a dead leatherback sea turtle has washed ashore in southern Delaware.More
    Officials say a dead leatherback sea turtle has washed ashore in southern Delaware.More
  • Seaford Grotto Pizza Employees, Customers Catch Robbery Suspect

    Seaford Grotto's Employees, Customers Catch Robbery Suspect

    Jul 11, 2017 11:15 AM2017-07-11 15:15:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-07-11 15:23:57 GMT
    Michael J. DormanMichael J. Dorman
    A man accused of robbing Grotto Pizza in Seaford didn't get very far after being stopped in his tracks by the restaurant's employees and customers.More
    A man accused of robbing Grotto Pizza in Seaford didn't get very far after being stopped in his tracks by the restaurant's employees and customers.More
  • Delaware Budget Cuts Reach School Districts

    Delaware Budget Cuts Reach School Districts

    Jul 10, 2017 7:27 PM2017-07-10 23:27:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-07-10 23:28:04 GMT
    Dover High School.Dover High School.
    DOVER, Del. -- School district officials in Delaware say they are scrambling to make adjustments to their budgets after Delaware lawmakers approved more than $26 million in education cuts to balance the state's $4.1 billion budget.The cuts were smaller tMore
    DOVER, Del. -- School district officials in Delaware say they are scrambling to make adjustments to their budgets after Delaware lawmakers approved more than $26 million in education cuts to balance the state's $4.1 billion budget.The cuts were smaller tMore
  • Delaware Officials Eye Changes to Prevailing Wage Rules

    Delaware Officials Eye Changes to Prevailing wage rules

    Jul 10, 2017 3:23 PM2017-07-10 19:23:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-07-10 19:26:37 GMT
    State labor officials are eyeing changes to regulations regarding Delaware's prevailing wage law, which was a bone of contention during recent budget negotiations in the legislature.More
    State labor officials are eyeing changes to regulations regarding Delaware's prevailing wage law, which was a bone of contention during recent budget negotiations in the legislature.More
  • Woman Pleads Guilty in Deadly Shooting at Delaware Pier

    Woman Pleads Guilty in Deadly Shooting at Delaware Pier

    Jul 10, 2017 1:13 PM2017-07-10 17:13:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-07-10 18:19:11 GMT
    Chelsea BraunskillChelsea Braunskill
    A 20-year-old woman faces at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in the shooting death of a man whose body was found on a Delaware pier.More
    A 20-year-old woman faces at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in the shooting death of a man whose body was found on a Delaware pier.More
  • Fiery Crash at Animal Shelter Kills Driver, Relocates 100 Animals

    Fiery Crash at Animal Shelter Kills Driver, Relocates 100 Animals

    Jul 10, 2017 2:01 PM2017-07-10 18:01:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 2:17 PM EDT2017-07-10 18:17:36 GMT
    Early Sunday's crash scene at the Brandywine Valley SPCA's facility in New Castle County, Del. (Photo credit: Brandywine Valley SPCA Facebook page)Early Sunday's crash scene at the Brandywine Valley SPCA's facility in New Castle County, Del. (Photo credit: Brandywine Valley SPCA Facebook page)
    A fiery crash has led to one woman's death and the relocation of nearly 100 animals after a vehicle crashed into a Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals building in New Castle County, Del.More
    A fiery crash has led to one woman's death and the relocation of nearly 100 animals after a vehicle crashed into a Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals building in New Castle County, Del.More
  • Police: Woman Attempts to Hit Victim in Assault with Car

    Woman Attempts to Hit

    Jul 10, 2017 11:18 AM2017-07-10 15:18:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-07-10 17:47:25 GMT
    Sacajawea Whaley, 44; Photo Credit: Georgetown Police DepartmentSacajawea Whaley, 44; Photo Credit: Georgetown Police Department
    Georgetown police say a woman is in police custody after a weekend assault at the Dunbarton Apartments.More
    Georgetown police say a woman is in custody after a weekend assault at the Dunbarton Apartments.More
  • Felton Woman Charged with DUI After Crash

    Felton Woman Charged with DUI After Crash

    Jul 10, 2017 11:55 AM2017-07-10 15:55:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-07-10 16:54:13 GMT
    Kristol Zimmerman, 37, FeltonKristol Zimmerman, 37, Felton
    Police arrested a Felton woman on DUI charges after a crash in Rehoboth Beach.More
    Police arrested a Felton woman on DUI charges after a crash in Rehoboth Beach, Del.More
  • Police: Man Wanted for Stabbing Woman Four Times in Dover

    Man Wanted for Allegedly Stabbing Woman Four Times in Dover

    Jul 09, 2017 4:48 PM2017-07-09 20:48:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-07-10 13:49:08 GMT
    The Dover Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man they say stabbed a woman four times at a downtown bar.More
    The Dover Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man they say stabbed a woman four times at a downtown bar.More
  • Updated: One Killed, Another Injured in Felton Crash

    Updated: One Killed, Another Injured in Felton Crash

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-07-04 23:50:32 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-07-10 12:22:39 GMT

    UPDATED: Delaware State Police are investigating a now fatal crash from Tuesday afternoon on Irish Hill Road in Felton.   

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    Delaware State Police say one person was killed and another seriously injured following a Tuesday afternoon crash that happened on Irish Hill Road in Felton.  

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  • Pedestrian Struck By Car in Kent County

    Pedestrian Struck By Car

    Jul 09, 2017 8:48 PM2017-07-10 00:48:00 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 7:48 AM EDT2017-07-10 11:48:39 GMT
    A man was hit by a car Friday night in Frederica.A man was hit by a car Friday night in Frederica.
    A Milford man is recovering after being struck by a car in Kent County, police said.More
    A Milford man is recovering after being struck by a car in Kent County, police said.More
  • Two New Complaints Filed Against Dewey Beach Town Manager, Number of Complaints Up to 17

    Two New Complaints Filed Against Dewey Beach Town Manager

    Jul 09, 2017 5:00 PM2017-07-09 21:00:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 9 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-09 21:06:24 GMT
    Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)Dewey Beach Town Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    Two new complaints bring the number of complaints against Dewey Beach Town Manager Marc Appelbaum up to 17.More
    Two new complaints bring the number of complaints against Dewey Beach Town Manager Marc Appelbaum up to 17.More
  • Dover-Area Church Calls for Action on Homelessness with Campout

    Dover-Area Church Calls for Action on Homelessness with Campout

    Jul 07, 2017 6:36 PM2017-07-07 22:36:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 9 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-07-09 18:28:57 GMT
    For the last week, people have slept in tents outside Victory Church near Dover to push the overall issue of homelessness into the public eye.Pastor Aaron Appling said the campout was intended to draw attention to the plight of the homeless in the DoverMore
    For the last week, people have slept in tents outside Victory Church near Dover to push the overall issue of homelessness into the public eye.Pastor Aaron Appling said the campout was intended to draw attention to the plight of the homeless in the DoverMore
  • Public Opinion Wanted for Regional Bicycle Plan

    Public Opinion Wanted for Regional Bicycle Plan

    Jul 08, 2017 9:34 PM2017-07-09 01:34:00 GMT
    Saturday, July 8 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-07-09 01:34:23 GMT
    CAMDEN, Del.- The Dover/Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization is asking for the public's feedback on proposed updates to its regional bicycle plan.A public comment period will run from July 10 to Aug. 9, according to the MPO.The MPO firstMore
    CAMDEN, Del.- The Dover/Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization is asking for the public's feedback on proposed updates to its regional bicycle plan.A public comment period will run from July 10 to Aug. 9, according to the MPO.The MPO firstMore
  • Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Deadly Laurel Crash

    Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Deadly Laurel Crash

    Jul 07, 2017 4:49 PM2017-07-07 20:49:00 GMT
    Friday, July 7 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-07-07 22:00:06 GMT
    A California man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a deadly crash in 2016.A California man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a deadly crash in 2016.
    A California man was sentenced to 12 years in prison stemming from a deadly car accident in Sussex County.More
    A California man was sentenced to 12 years in prison stemming from a deadly car accident in Sussex County.More
  • Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester On Delaware's Future

    Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester On Delaware's Future

    Jul 06, 2017 5:54 PM2017-07-06 21:54:00 GMT
    Friday, July 7 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-07-07 12:17:13 GMT
    Lisa Blunt Rochester sits down with WBOC's Madeleine OverturfLisa Blunt Rochester sits down with WBOC's Madeleine Overturf
    Delaware's lone congressperson sits down with WBOC for an one-on-one interview.More
    Delaware's lone congressperson sits down with WBOC for an one-on-one interview.More
  • Budget Cuts Affect Nonprofits in Delaware

    Budget Cuts Effects Non Profits in Delaware

    Jul 06, 2017 7:31 PM2017-07-06 23:31:00 GMT
    Friday, July 7 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-07-07 11:53:54 GMT
    Non profit organizations such as CHEER will be effected by the Delaware Budget CutNon profit organizations such as CHEER will be effected by the Delaware Budget Cut
    Many nonprofit organizations in Delaware rely on grant in aid money, including the CHEER center, in Georgetown, Delaware.More
    Many nonprofit organizations in Delaware rely on grant in aid money, including the CHEER center, in Georgetown, Delaware.More
  • Sussex County Church Removes Unauthorized Anti-LGBTQ Sign

    Sussex County Church Removes Unauthorized Anti-LGBTQ Sign

    Jul 06, 2017 4:38 PM2017-07-06 20:38:00 GMT
    Friday, July 7 2017 7:32 AM EDT2017-07-07 11:32:00 GMT
    (image: MGN)(image: MGN)
    A Delaware church has removed an anti-LGBTQ sign following community protest.More
    A Delaware church has removed an anti-LGBTQ sign following community protest.More
  • Georgetown Apartments Shooting Injures Two

    Georgetown Apartments Shooting Injures Two

    Jul 06, 2017 9:55 PM2017-07-07 01:55:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-07 02:36:01 GMT
    NEW CASTLE, Del.-New Castle County Police is currently investigating a shooting at the Georgetown Apartments that left two people injured, according to police. Police said around 7:20 p.m. Thursday officers responded to a male and female inside a paMore
    NEW CASTLE, Del.-New Castle County Police is currently investigating a shooting at the Georgetown Apartments that left two people injured, according to police. Police said around 7:20 p.m. Thursday officers responded to a male and female inside a paMore
  • Defendants' Attorneys in Vaughn Lawsuit Ask for Case to be Dismissed

    Defendants' Attorneys in Vaughn Lawsuit Ask for Case to be Dismissed

    Jul 06, 2017 7:48 PM2017-07-06 23:48:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-07-06 23:48:38 GMT
    The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna. (WBOC/Chopper 16)The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna. (WBOC/Chopper 16)
    Attorneys representing former and current state officials being sued in connection to a fatal hostage situation at a Smyrna-area prison have asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit. The requests were made in response to a lawsuit filed byMore
    Attorneys representing former and current state officials being sued in connection to a fatal hostage situation at a Smyrna-area prison have asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit. The requests were made in response to a lawsuit filed byMore
  • Delaware Fugitive Caught Hitchhiking in Mardela Springs

    Delaware Fugitive Caught Hitchhiking

    Jul 06, 2017 3:25 PM2017-07-06 19:25:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-07-06 19:46:59 GMT
    Tiffani D. Abbott Tiffani D. Abbott
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office is sending a fugitive back to Delaware after she was found hitchhiking along Route 50 in Mardela Springs.More
    The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office is sending a fugitive back to Delaware after she was found hitchhiking along Route 50 in Mardela Springs.More
  • Dover Dance Instructor Arrested on Sex Charge

    Dover Dance Instructor Waiting Extradition from New York

    Jul 06, 2017 1:58 PM2017-07-06 17:58:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-07-06 18:20:59 GMT
    Authorities say a 65-year-old Dover dance instructor accused of sexually abusing one of his students is awaiting extradition from New York to Delaware.More
    Authorities say a 65-year-old Dover dance instructor accused of sexually abusing one of his students is awaiting extradition from New York to Delaware.More
  • Man Shot and Wounded in Milton

    Man Shot in Milton

    Jul 06, 2017 9:52 AM2017-07-06 13:52:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-07-06 15:11:07 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that happened late Wednesday night north of Milton.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that happened late Wednesday night north of Milton.More
  • Milford K-9 Dies After Short Illness

    Milford K-9 Dies after Short Illness

    Jul 06, 2017 9:45 AM2017-07-06 13:45:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-07-06 14:06:19 GMT
    Milford Police Dept.Milford Police Dept.
    The Milford Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 that the department says tallied 93 apprehensions during his career.More
    The Milford Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 that the department says tallied 93 apprehensions during his career.More
  • Dover Woman Shot in Leg

    Dover Woman Shot in Leg

    Jul 06, 2017 9:36 AM2017-07-06 13:36:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-07-06 13:56:31 GMT
    (Image: MGN)(Image: MGN)
    A woman is recovering after being shot in the leg in Dover, according to police.More
    A woman is recovering after being shot in the leg in Dover, according to police.More
  • Commercial Rezoning Sought Near Kent County Sports Complex

    Commercial Rezoning Sought Near Kent County Sports Complex

    Jul 05, 2017 8:11 PM2017-07-06 00:11:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-07-06 13:42:02 GMT
    Neighbors worry about congestion along Milford Neck Road, seen in this still image from Skycam 16, if the proposed rezoning of a nearby property and construction of an entrance in the area of Pritchett Road are approved. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)Neighbors worry about congestion along Milford Neck Road, seen in this still image from Skycam 16, if the proposed rezoning of a nearby property and construction of an entrance in the area of Pritchett Road are approved. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)
    The owners of a property about a mile south of the DE Turf sports complex near Frederica are seeking to have more than 25 acres of land rezoned for commercial purposes, though some neighbors are opposed to the move over fears it could clog a loMore
    The owners of a property about a mile south of the DE Turf sports complex near Frederica are seeking to have more than 25 acres of land rezoned for commercial purposes, though some neighbors are opposed to the move over fears it could clog a loMore
  • Delaware Officials Ask Judge to Dismiss Prison Riot Lawsuit

    Delaware Officials Ask Judge to Dismiss Prison Riot Lawsuit

    Jul 06, 2017 8:18 AM2017-07-06 12:18:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 8:23 AM EDT2017-07-06 12:23:20 GMT
    The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)
    Attorneys for current and former Delaware officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of a correctional officer killed in a prison riot and five other correctional officers who survived.More
    Attorneys for current and former Delaware officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of a correctional officer killed in a prison riot and five other correctional officers who survived.More
  • Senator Carper Tours Bayhealth Sussex Health Campus in Milford

    Senator Carper Tours Bayhealth Sussex Health Campus in Milford

    Jul 05, 2017 6:31 PM2017-07-05 22:31:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-06 11:59:28 GMT
    On Tuesday, Bayhealth President and CEO Terry Murphy held a tour of the hospital's construction site.More
    On Tuesday, Bayhealth President and CEO Terry Murphy held a tour of the hospital's construction site.More
  • Delay in Reconstruction of Hearns Pond Dam

    Delay in Reconstruction of Hearns Pond Dam

    Jul 05, 2017 6:49 PM2017-07-05 22:49:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:36 AM EDT2017-07-06 11:36:25 GMT
    It's been over a year since Delaware state closed Hearns Pond to the public for reconstruction of the dam.More
    It's been over a year since the state of Delaware closed Hearns Pond to the public for reconstruction of the dam.More
  • Dover Man Wakes up After Being Shot

    Dover Man Wakes Up After Being Shot

    Jul 05, 2017 2:02 PM2017-07-05 18:02:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:00:22 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting which left an 80-year-old Dover man injured.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting which left an 80-year-old Dover man injured.More
  • Court Upholds Ruling for Delaware Auto Repair Hobbyist

    Court Upholds Ruling for Delaware Auto Repair Hobbyist

    Jul 05, 2017 1:52 PM2017-07-05 17:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 2:08 PM EDT2017-07-05 18:08:52 GMT
    Charles Williams' property in Harbeson. (Photo: WBOC)Charles Williams' property in Harbeson. (Photo: WBOC)
    The Delaware Supreme Court has upheld a ruling in favor of a disabled man who came under attack from neighbors in Sussex County for pursuing his hobby of tinkering with cars.More
    The Delaware Supreme Court has upheld a ruling in favor of a disabled man who came under attack from neighbors in Sussex County for pursuing his hobby of tinkering with cars.More
  • Post-Sentencing Request Rejected in Antifreeze Poisoning Case

    Post-Sentencing Request Rejected in Antifreeze Poisoning Case

    Jul 05, 2017 1:40 PM2017-07-05 17:40:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-07-05 17:40:54 GMT
    Jamie L. BakerJamie L. Baker
    A Delaware judge has rejected a post-sentencing request from a woman who admitted to killing her weightlifter husband by putting antifreeze into his steroid injections.More
    A Delaware judge has rejected a post-sentencing request from a woman who admitted to killing her weightlifter husband by putting antifreeze into his steroid injections.More
  • Police: Harrington Man Arrested After Spitting at, Kicking Officers

    Police: Harrington Man Arrested After Spitting at, Kicking Officers

    Jul 05, 2017 11:41 AM2017-07-05 15:41:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-07-05 15:41:58 GMT
    Caleb GrantCaleb Grant
    Harrington police say a 21-year-old man is behind bars after he got drunk and disorderly and then spit at and kicked officers trying to him into custody.More
    Harrington police say a 21-year-old man is behind bars after he got drunk and disorderly and then spit at and kicked officers trying to him into custody.More
  • Sussex Tech School District Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

    Sussex Tech School District Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-07-05 13:21:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-07-05 13:32:32 GMT

    A school district in Sussex County, Del. has settled a lawsuit brought by a former employee contending the district engaged in copyright infringement and wrongfully terminated him.

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    A school district in Sussex County, Del. has settled a lawsuit brought by a former employee contending the district engaged in copyright infringement and wrongfully terminated him.

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  • Delmar Man Arrested After Found Unconscious in Store Bathroom

    Delmar Man Arrested After Found Unconscious in Store Bathroom

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:59 AM EDT2017-07-05 12:59:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-07-05 13:32:13 GMT

    Delaware State Police say a Delmar man who was discovered unconscious in the bathroom of a Royal Farms convenience store turned out to be wanted for robbery.

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    Delaware State Police say a Delmar man who was discovered unconscious in the bathroom of a Royal Farms convenience store turned out to be wanted for robbery.

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  • Fourth of July Celebration in Lewes

    Fourth of July Celebration in Lewes

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-07-04 22:38:19 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-07-05 13:30:10 GMT

    LEWES. De,- Whether it's eating lots of hot dogs, spending time with family and friends, or playing lots of games, the people of Lewes celebrated America's birthday with an old fashioned July 4th celebration. 

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    Whether it's eating lots of hot dogs, spending time with family and friends, or playing lots of games, the people of Lewes celebrated America's birthday with an old-fashioned July 4th celebration. In the streets of Sussex County, neighbors participated in the "Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration."

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  • Emergency Sirens to be Tested in Delaware

    Emergency Sirens to be Tested in Delaware

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-07-05 12:40:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-07-05 12:44:12 GMT

    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware State Police are alerting the public ahead of a test on the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert notification system.   The quarterly test will take place on Tuesday, July 11  The sirens will sound between 7 and 8 p.m. 

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    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware State Police are alerting the public ahead of a test on the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert notification system.   The quarterly test will take place on Tuesday, July 11  The sirens will sound between 7 and 8 p.m. 

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  • Local Volunteer Organization Making a Change

    Local Volunteer Organization Making a Change

    07/24/2017 20:04:00 -04:002017-07-25 00:04:00 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:34:33 GMT
    Pile of clothes being assorted before deliveryPile of clothes being assorted before delivery
    "Clothing Our Kids," a local volunteer run organization that had its start in a home, has grown, and is making a significant impact on Sussex County. The charity collects and donates clothing to 33 elementary schools for children K-5.More
    "Clothing Our Kids," a local volunteer run organization that had its start in a home, has grown, and is making a significant impact on Sussex County. The charity collects and donates clothing to 33 elementary schools for children K-5.More
  • U.S. Ag Secretary Visits Delaware State Fair

    U.S. Ag Secretary Visits Delaware State Fair

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:27:20 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:27:20 GMT
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Delaware State Fair on Monday, visiting a number of young growers and farmers from the region.Perdue, a former governor of Georgia with no relation to the chicken company prevalent oMore
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Delaware State Fair on Monday, visiting a number of young growers and farmers from the region.Perdue, a former governor of Georgia with no relation to the chicken company prevalent oMore
  • Tornado Destroys Homes in Stevensville

    Tornado Destroys Homes in Stevensville

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:24:10 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:24:10 GMT
    Several homes in the Bay City area of Stevensville were left extremely damaged after a tornado.More
    Several homes in the Bay City area of Stevensville were left extremely damaged after a tornado.More
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  • Updated: Queen Anne's County Tornado Confirmed

    Damage, Power Outages Reported After Maryland Severe Weather

    07/24/2017 07:59:00 -04:002017-07-24 11:59:00 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:29:58 GMT
    A large tree fell on this house in Stevensville, Md. during an overnight severe storm that passed through the area. (Photo:  Frank Tedesco/ Atlantic City Electric)A large tree fell on this house in Stevensville, Md. during an overnight severe storm that passed through the area. (Photo: Frank Tedesco/ Atlantic City Electric)
    A National Weather Service team has confirmed an EF2 tornado touched down in Queen Anne's County on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The tornado downed trees, damaged homes, and knocked out power out for thousands.More
    A National Weather Service team has confirmed an EF2 tornado touched down in Queen Anne's County on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The overnight weather event downed trees, damaged homes, and knocked out power out for thousands.More
  • ATV Driver Hit By Crop Duster in Berlin

    ATV Driver Hit By Crop Duster in Berlin

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:49:02 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:49:02 GMT
    (Photo:MGN)(Photo:MGN)
    An ATV driver suffered minor injuries after a crop duster pilot attempted to land at an airfield in Worcester County Sunday morning, Maryland State Police said.More
    An ATV driver suffered minor injuries after a crop duster pilot attempted to land at an airfield in Worcester County Sunday morning, Maryland State Police said.More
  • Man Charged in Deadly Dover Crash

    Deadly Dover Crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:49:14 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:49:14 GMT
    The crash happened on McKee Road near Seskinore Court in Dover.The crash happened on McKee Road near Seskinore Court in Dover.
    A 23-year-old Dover man has been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of 62-year-old Derik Percorini of Dover, police said.More
    A 23-year-old Dover man has been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of 62-year-old Derik Percorini of Dover, police said.More
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  • Damage, Power Outages Reported in Queen Anne's Co. After Severe Weather

    Damage, Power Outages Reported in Queen Anne's Co. After Severe Weather

    A National Weather Service team is headed to Maryland's Eastern Shore to determine whether a tornado touched down there.

    The weather service says the team is headed to Queen Anne's County on Monday to assess damage from the early morning storm that downed trees, collapsed buildings and knocked out power to thousands overnight in the Stevensville area of Kent Island. County officials say one person was injured but those injuries were not life-threatening.

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    A National Weather Service team is headed to Maryland's Eastern Shore to determine whether a tornado touched down there.

    The weather service says the team is headed to Queen Anne's County on Monday to assess damage from the early morning storm that downed trees, collapsed buildings and knocked out power to thousands overnight in the Stevensville area of Kent Island. County officials say one person was injured but those injuries were not life-threatening.

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  • Sussex Man Convicted of Murder Granted Parole, Victim's Mother Speaks

    Sussex Man Convicted of Murder Granted Parole, Victim's Mother Speaks

    A Sussex County man convicted of murder 30 years ago has been granted parole.

    Back in 1987, deer hunters found the body of 18-year-old Douglas Brockway Jr. in a wooded area outside of Lewes. Ransford Bryan III was later charged in the murder and convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

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    A Sussex County man convicted of murder 30 years ago has been granted parole.

    Back in 1987, deer hunters found the body of 18-year-old Douglas Brockway Jr. in a wooded area outside of Lewes. Ransford Bryan III was later charged in the murder and convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

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