DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC)- A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits filed by a Wilmington man who is charged with fatally stabbing a New Castle County police officer and has complained about his treatment in prison.
Judge Sue Robinson this week dismissed the lawsuits filed by David Salasky II as frivolous. She gave him 30 days to file amended complaints.
Salasky claimed that he was denied proper medical treatment and that his prison grievances were not properly processed. He also challenged his inmate classification, saying he is being punished because of the nature of his charges.
Salasky is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 44-year-old Sgt. Joseph Szczerba in September 2011 after Szczerba and other officers responded to a report of a vehicle break-in in the Penn Acres community near New Castle.
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It is hard to imagine life without cell phones. Everywhere we go, they go too. But have you ever stopped to think about what's lurking on our phones? WBOC's Corrina Pysa headed to the lab to swab out the truth.More
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Brabitz exits the courthouse after day one of his "Peeping Tom" trial. (Pictured in dark suit)
SALISBURY, Md.- A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.Jeffrey Brabitz appeared in Wicomico County Circuit Court on chargesMore
A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.More
Monday, May 20 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:38:55 GMT
HARRINGTON,Del.- Harrington police arrested a 42-year-old Smyrna male over the weekend, charging him with his fifth DUI offense.On Saturday, while patrolling Route 13, officers say that they stoppedMore
Harrington police say a weekend traffic stop has led to a 53-year-old woman being charged with her 5th offense DUI.More
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SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and injured during a Sunday night armed robbery. At around 9:42 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of WinterbourneMore
Salisbury police are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and injured during a Sunday night armed robbery.More
A second death was attributed to a tornado which struck central Oklahoma on Sunday. It was one of several twisters created by a storm system that swept through the nation's midsection Sunday, with damage concentrated in central Oklahoma and Wichita, Kan. Twenty-one injuries were reported.More