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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...

Online Media kit, Delaware Business Now

Delaware Business Now offers the powerful combination of a breaking news website combined with a five-day-a-week newsletter with breaking news E-blasts when warranted. It adds up to a great way to reach key decision makers...

Christiana Care issues statement after release of video

(Christiana Care issued the following post on social media after the release of a February video that led to the firing of constables (the health care system's law enforcement officers). This week, The News Journal...

Former Sojourners Place chief pleads guilty to theft of more than $100,000

Eric Harris, the former Executive Director of Sojourners’ Place in Wilmington entered a guilty plea in Superior Court. Harris was accused of stealing from the Wilmington-based  organization that  provides help and shelter to the homeless...

State Trooper shot down outside Bear Wawa; suspect dies after exiting home

(WHYY Newsworks video) A Delaware State Police trooper has died after being shot during an altercation with two men outside a Wawa on Pulaski Highway in Bear.  State Police Superintendent Col. Nathaniel McQueen made that...

Chicago Police crime stats leader named Wilmington chief

Robert J. Tracy, a veteran police official in Chicago and New Yok City has been named Wilmington Police Chief. Tracy, an expert in the use of data and intelligence areas introduced today by Wilmington...