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Odyssey Charter School now on probation for governance, finance issues

Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting placed Odyssey Charter School on probation until June 30, 2020. Wtih 1,800 students, Odessey is one of the state's largest  charter schools. The school has been under fire for...

From WHYY: Wilmington public defender stabbed in Market Street incident that police did...

Delaware public defender Timothy Weiler was outside Wilmington’s Grand Opera House on Friday afternoon when someone approached him from behind. He felt a sharp pain in his back and thought he’d been punched. “That’s from...

Former Richards, Layton & Finger to head office for BLB&G

The New York law firm of  Bernstein, Litowitz Berger & Grossmann  is opening a new location with Greg Varallo,  the former President of Richards, Layton & Finger heading the new office. “I could not be more...

Food and drink: 15 yrs. for BWW, Food & Brew, Iron...

15 years for Buffalo Wild Wings in Delaware 2019  marks the 15th year Buffalo Wild Wings has been owned and operated in Delaware. In December of 2003, Bobby Pancake, Steve Wheat, and Thom Kreusch were...

Updated: Heatwave worsens with warning extended to Kent, Sussex counties

Businesses and residents are urged to take precautions as a heatwave continues through the weekend. The National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, NJ on Thursday extended an Excessive Heart Warning to the entire state...

Troopers: Home Depot customer inadvertently tied rope that resembled noose

The Delaware State Police reported that allegations of a noose at a Wilmington Home Depot store on Miller Road apparently came from a customer's effort at  knot tying. A statement  from State Police said  the...

Updated: Shooting injures 2 at Wilmington-area restaurant

Two people were injured in a shooting at a restaurant just outside Wilmington. Delaware State Police reported that on  Wednesday at  2:49 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the Market Street Grill at 4304 North Market...

College Ave survey: Students borrow for college without a lot of confidence that debt...

For many students, student loans are a part of the college experience: 43 percent tap federal student loans and 12 percent borrow with private student loans, according to the College Ave Student Loans survey of 1,019...

Newark, DelDOT lack leverage but will work to keep Casho Mill underpass open

The City of Newark and the state have limited options in dealing with plans by the  CSX railroad to close a troubled one-lane underpass.   The City of Newark and the Delaware Department of Transportation formally...

Cigarette tossed into mulch causes $10,000 in damage at Concord Plaza

A cigarette thrown into mulch caused moderate damage to a new building at the redeveloped Concord Plaza business/apartment park  in Talleyville in north Wilmington. It was the second apartment comlex  fire of similar origin in less than...

Storms leave thousands without power

Storms swept through Delaware on early  Wednesday night leaving more than 5,000 customers without power. Both Delmarva Power and Delaware Electric Cooperative reported outages.  Delaware Electric reported damage from downed trees and poles in its  Kent and...

State Fair kicks off its centennial year on Thursday with Tastykakes in lieu...

The Delaware State Fair is marking  its 100th anniversary by sticking to its agricultural roots. The fair opens at noon on Thursday. “I am thrilled and looking forward to the comeback of the Livestock Parade of...