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Monday, January 1, 2018

Man robbed outside Christiana Mall

Delaware State Police are investigating the attempted strong-arm robbery of a man, 22, in a field north of the Christiana Mall, southeast of Newark. At about 1:15 p.m. Sunday, the man was walking from Christiana...

City, UD police to conduct joint patrols

University of Delaware Police and Newark Police will be conducting joint patrols on the campus and in the neighboring community this weekend to promote safety and to respond quickly to any issues involving over...

Couple arrested after heroin found in Scottfield home

New Castle County Detectives Thursday arrested a husband and wife after undercover officers learned that Shawn Earl, 24 and Theresa Earl, 31 were allegedly  selling heroin from their Scottfield home south of Newark. Both were...

Troopers, Milford Police find suspected meth labs

Two men were arrested in separate investigations into “meth labs” near Milford and Harrington. On Sunday afternoon, Delaware State Police were told of a possible lab in a shed on Lewis Pond Lane in Kent...

Opinion: Revisiting the priest sex abuse settlement

News that  Catholic Diocese of Wilmington and religious orders  paid  a large sum to  settle claims of victims of sexual abuse by priests was a big story a while back. Little has been written since...

Murder reported in 40 corridor

New Castle County Police are investigating a second homicide in the past week in the Route 40 area. At 10:52 p.m., Saturday, first responders were called to the 400 block of Calburn Court for...

Former employee suspect in Dover business burglary

A former employee was  arrested after a burglary at a Dover fence company. Dover Police Department photo. At 5 p.m. on Friday, Dover Police Officers were called to a burglary in progress  at the Touch of...

Suspect in Claymont business robberies arrested

A suspect in two business robberies in Claymont was arrested after one of the victims saw the man waiting for a bus. The robberies occurred on Aug. 27th and 28th at Claymont News and Gifts...

Van, DART bus crash injures 15

Delaware State Police  investigated a two vehicle crash involving a DART  transit bus Monday night  on New Castle Avenue, sending multiple passengers of the bus to area hospitals. At about 8:30 p.m. a DART Bus...

Man arrested after two found dead in New Castle area

Delaware State Police have arrested a New Castle man in connection with  the death  of a  man with special needs and his caretaker. The State Medical Examiner ruled the victims died from blunt force...