DOVER, Del. (AP) — A woman who said her father, a former pastor of a Delaware church, sexually abused her as a child and trafficked her to other men, was awarded $1.5 million by a federal jury on Friday.
BRANDYWINE HUNDRED, Del. (AP) — Troopers responded to a report of a shooting at a Delaware mall Friday evening, Delaware State Police said.
Police said the incident at Concord Mall wasn't random violence and there's no threat to the public, The News Journal reported.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are offering drivers a chance to settle their toll debts.
Anyone with outstanding violations from Route 1 or Interstate 96 from January 2014 to April 2020 is eligible, The News Journal reported.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The ex-husband of a woman who was slain in a murder-suicide in Pennsylvania stemming from a love triangle must relinquish proceeds he received from her individual life insurance policies, a Delaware judge ruled Thursday.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former firefighter and union leader was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for possessing child pornography, federal prosecutors in Delaware said.
Joseph Leonetti Jr., a former Wilmington firefighter and union president, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography in April, U.S.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Greg Schiano is certain his players aren't going to take Delaware lightly.
While the Scarlet Knights (2-0) of the Big Ten Conference are off to a good start, they know playing a Football Championship Subdivision team is not a walkover, especially this season.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — One of the eight men charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore pleaded guilty on Thursday in Ohio.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After a string of crashes in a construction zone along Interstate 95 in the Wilmington area, Delaware transportation officials are barring tractor-trailers from northbound lanes in the area.
DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) — A Georgetown man has been charged with murder in the death of a man who went missing a decade ago, Delaware State Police said.
John Wisniewski of Dagsboro was reported missing in February 2011.
MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — About 90 Canada geese have died after last week's 30,000-gallon diesel fuel spill at NRG Energy’s power plant on the Indian River near Millsboro, the company said.
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Three teenagers were hurt at a Delaware boardwalk amusement park on Sunday night, authorities said.
Rehoboth Beach police said two girls, aged 14 and 15, were found injured with a 16-year-old boy in the area of the Super Flip 360 ride at Funland, news outlets reported.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man died early Sunday and three other motorists were hospitalized after a collision between two vehicles, one of which rolled over, police said.
The deceased, identified for now only as a 21-year-old from Newark, was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound on a road shortly after midnight and crossed the solid double-yellow line to pass another southbound vehicle, Delaware State Police said in a news release.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nolan Henderson was 18-of-23 passing for 263 yards and a touchdowns to help Delaware beat St. Francis (PA) 27-10 on Saturday night.
Ryan Coe made field goals of 36 and 26 yards before Dejoun Lee scored on a 1-yard run to cap a 14-play, 58-yard drive with 15 seconds left in the first half and give Delaware (2-0) a 13-3 lead.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Joshua Stakely scored on a 5-yard run in overtime and Georgetown rallied to knock off Delaware State 20-14 in nonconference play on Saturday.
Stakely accounted for all 25 yards of the Hoyas' OT drive, carrying four times.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A New Jersey man was critically wounded Saturday after being shot several times when a late-night fight occurred in a large outdoor crowd in Delaware, police said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For then-Sen. Joe Biden, Sept. 11, 2001, started like most days: riding the 8:35 a.m. Amtrak to work. He had a relatively quiet day planned, including meetings with constituents and a nomination hearing.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has overturned the convictions of a Wilmington street gang member for murder and other crimes because police conducted an unconstitutional search of his cell phone data.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A person was found dead with a car that crashed in a wooded area, but Delaware State Police said it’s not clear when that crash happened.
An excavating crew working near the intersection of state Route 48 and Hercules Road in the Wilmington area on Wednesday morning found a wrecked Mercedes CLA in a wooded area, police said in a news release.
GREENWOOD, Del. (AP) — A fox that bit a person in Greenwood last week has tested positive for rabies, Delaware health officials announced Wednesday.
The person who was bitten has begun treatment for rabies exposure, the Division of Public Health said in a news release.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware state trooper has been suspended with pay amid a federal investigation into a series of thefts from a package reshipping company in New Castle.
According to an FBI affidavit unsealed late last week, Jamal J.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was killed in a crash involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 in Delaware, state police said.
The crash happened early Monday as a northbound Toyota Camry entered a slight curve and drifted onto the left shoulder, police said.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden marked the Labor Day holiday on Monday by delivering deli sandwiches to union members, the people he says built the middle class.
A casually dressed Biden stepped from his dark SUV holding boxes of sandwiches from Capriotti's, a restaurant chain founded in Wilmington, in his home state of Delaware, in 1976.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Health officials in Delaware have announced the state's first case of the West Nile virus since 2018.
The Division of Public Health said in a news release on Friday that a 69-year-old Kent County man was infected.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida has meant that numerous Walgreens pharmacies in Delaware have been unable to process prescriptions.
The News Journal of Wilmington reported Sunday that the internet services vendor for the stores was affected by the historic flooding on Sept.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say that they recovered a car stolen from New Jersey during a traffic stop.
The Delaware State Police said in a news release that officers arrested a 22-year-old and 25-year-old woman from Delaware after they were stopped in a stolen 2018 Hyundai Sonata late Friday night.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Sy’Veon Wilkerson ran for 101 yards and scored three touchdowns and Delaware State held off a late challenge from Division II-member Bowie State in a 32-24 win on Saturday in a season opener.
DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say a woman riding in an SUV has died after the driver apparently failed to stop at an intersection ahead of a multi-vehicle collision.
The Delaware State Police said in a news release that the collision happened Friday at an intersection in the Dagsboro area.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited injured U.S. troops at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Thursday night.
There are 15 Marines at the hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, who were wounded in an Aug.
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Nolan Henderson threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns, and Delaware rallied to beat Maine 34-24 Thursday night in the season and Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — An inmate who climbed a Delaware corrections center fence and ran off in April surrendered to authorities on Wednesday, correction officials said.
Marquise Allen, 23, turned himself in to the Wilmington Police Department and was apprehended, the Delaware Department of Correction said in a news release.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A woman was killed and three others were hurt in a three-car crash after a car crossed into oncoming traffic, Delaware State Police said.
The crash happened Monday afternoon on Old Baltimore Pike in Newark when an eastbound Chevrolet Cavalier crossed into westbound traffic, where it hit a Jeep Liberty and a Kia Sportage then struck the Jeep, police said in a news release.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have charged two people in the death of a woman whose body was found in a Dover cornfield.
Troopers were called to the field along Dyke Branch Road on Aug.
LEWES, Del. (AP) — A necropsy has found that an endangered fin whale that died after it became beached along the Delaware coast had multiple underlying conditions.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — State health officials and the Delaware National Guard are partnering to run mobile vaccination units across the state this week.
Medically trained national guard staff will provide the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and up and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for adults, Delaware State News reported.
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former nurse at a Delaware correctional facility has been found guilty of two misdemeanor charges in connection with an investigation into the death of an inmate.
LEWES, Del. (AP) — A 50-foot endangered fin whale found stranded along the Delaware coast has died, officials said.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said in a Facebook post Friday that scientists were taking measurements and samples of the whale, which would then be buried in a trench on the beach.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are now asking residents of the state's northernmost county to “squish on sight” if they see an invasive spotted lanternfly.
The New Castle County population of the bug has surpassed the level for which the Delaware Department of Agriculture recommends reporting, Delaware State News reported Friday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware schools are set to receive more than $669 million in federal taxpayer money as part of the government’s coronavirus response efforts.
The amount of money allocated to Delaware equals more than 40% of this year's general fund budget for school district and charter school operations.
LEWES, Del. (AP) — A 50-foot fin whale found stranded on a sandbar off Cape Henlopen State Park and was later beached on the ocean side of The Point, Delaware officials said.
The whale was first found stranded on a sandbar Thursday morning, news outlets report.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Students in one Delaware school district will switch to virtual classes for two days next month during the Firefly Music Festival.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Homicide investigators in Delaware are looking for clues in the death of a woman whose body was found in a field.
Delaware State Police say they received a call Saturday morning alerting them to the body.
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after authorities found 56 cats living in an unkempt home, officials announced Friday.
Animal-control officers visited a home in Middletown Tuesday after receiving a complaint.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — More than a dozen state employees in Delaware earned more than $100,000 in overtime alone last year, a sharp increase over previous years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will not spend the weekend at his home in Delaware after all.
The White House said Saturday that Biden would no longer travel to Wilmington as planned. No immediate explanation was given.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the continuing crisis in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden postponed plans to head to his Delaware home on Friday and instead will spend the night in Washington.
The White House announced the latest schedule change hours before Biden spoke about the chaotic evacuation of American citizens and allies from Afghanistan.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A year and a half after the Boy Scouts of America sought bankruptcy protection amid an onslaught of child sex abuse lawsuits, a Delaware judge is poised to issue a ruling that could determine whether the organization might emerge from bankruptcy later this year.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware school board postponed its monthly meeting Monday after members of the audience refused to wear face coverings.
About 40 minutes after the Brandywine School District Board meeting was set to begin, Board President John Skrobot told the room of about 75 people that the meeting would have to be rescheduled because so many people in the crowd weren’t wearing face coverings, news outlets report.