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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Elkton physician faces federal bank fraud charges in case involving WSFS

Dr. Zahid Aslam, 44, a Maryland  physician with a practice in Delaware and a medical center in Elkton was charged by the federal grand jury in a three-count Indictment with conspiracy to commit bank...

Former VA hospital nurse gets 3 years probation for taking patient’s funds

A former practical nurse at the Wilmington VA Medical Center was sentenced in federal court to three years of probation for taking funds from a disabled veteran. Alexander Kudla, of Millville, NJ  pleaded guilty to one...

Five men sentenced after seizure of kilo of fentanyl at Newark industrial park

Five men have been sentenced in federal court  in connection with the February 2016 seizure of over one kilogram of fentanyl at a Newark-area industrial park. According to court documents, these five men were arrested on...

New Castle man arrested in connection with shooting of six-year-old boy

A New Castle man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a six-year-old Wilmington boy who remains in critical condition.  Jashown Banner remains in critical condition at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children with...

Former CPA indicted on charges that include embezzling nearly $3 million

A  former Certified Public Accountant from Middletown has been indicted by a federal grand jury numerous accounts related to embezzling nearly $3 million from a trust account.  Donald R.  Rice, age 54, of Middletown,  faces...

Shots fired from car as man walked on Route 896 in Pencader area

Delaware State Police are investigating a drive-by shooting incident near a Glasgow industrial park. A 28-year-old Wilmington man was walking on Route 896 in the area of Executive Drive at the Pencader Industrial Park. The victim said he was...

Quinlan, Setting take court administration positions

The Delaware Judiciary announced that Deputy State Court Administrator Amy Arnott Quinlan will become  State Court Administrator when Pat Griffin leaves the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) on June 30 to take a...

State Senate OKs bill that allows non-psychiatrists to prescribe medical pot for anxiety

 The Delaware State Senate -  by a 20-0 vote, with one absent -  approved a measure ends the requirement that only a psychiatrist can prescribe medical marijuana to treat anxiety and related disorders. Senate Bill...

Tech Forum to showcase innovative technologies at event

The Tech Forum of Delaware  will hold its  3rd annual Technologies to Watch Showcase. The event will spotlight new innovations in material science, healthcare, wearable tech, digital communications, mobile apps, and other areas. Innovators from around...

House committee approves legalization of marijuana

The Delaware House Revenue and Finance Committee approved a bill to legalize marijuana by a lopsided 9-2 vote.  HB 110 now goes to the full House. The vote came despite intense opposition from a coalition led...