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Former fire company employee gets probation in connection with theft of funds

Pace Campbell, 42, of Wilmington, pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft and one count of Second Degree Forgery in a case involving funds from the Wilmington Manor Fire Company. During her time at the fire...

Former Newark resident gets a year in prison on money laundering charge

Matthew Czap, age 68, formerly of Newark, was sentenced on July 12  by Chief U. S. District Court Leonard P. Stark to one year and one day of imprisonment and  two  years of supervised...

Wilmington, Dover rank 72nd and 115th in city service quality report

Source: WalletHub Dover ended up in the top half and Wilmington found itself in the bottom third in a ranking of poorly run and smoothly functioning cities in the U.S. Dover ranked 72nd and Wilmington...

After legalization effort falls short, legislator seeks task force to study issues

As an effort to legalize marijuana apparently fell short,  Rep. Helene Keeley filed legislation Friday that would create a cannabis task force. The draft measure would create a task force to make recommendations and focus on...

Counterfeiters hit Rehoboth mainstays Funland and Kohr Bros.

(Click to enlarge image) Rehoboth Beach Police reported three cases of counterfeit bills being passed over the weekend at two well-known businesses. Police were called to boardwalk landmark  Funland on two occasions, Friday, June 23rd at...

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...