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Downingtown man sought in connection with embezzlement at Panera on Concord Pike

Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who is wanted in connection with embezzlement activity at a Panera restaurant. The investigation began on February 6 when troopers were contacted by a...

Former charter school principal sentenced to 13 months for theft of federal funds

Noel Rodriguez, 56, formerly of Dover,  was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Andrews to 13 months of  in prison. He was also ordered to pay $145,480 in restitution. The sentencing came after...

Lewes businessman sentenced to 40 months in prison for viewing child pornography

 John B. Alwood, 54, of Lewes,  was sentenced to 40 months in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release by Chief U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark of the United States District...

Fire Marshal releases photo of trash can fire suspect

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is asking for the public’s help identifying an arson suspect. On March 31,  just before 4:00 p.m. the suspect was seen igniting a fire outside of the...

Traffic stop leads to discovery of thousands of dollars of goods taken from ...

Delaware State Police have arrested a Wilmington couple on felony charges after they were found to be in possession of merchandise taken from a Maryland  Walmart. Last week, a trooper a silver Mercury Sable for...

Legislators introduce bill that would require sex harassment prevention training for supervisors

A bill filed by state  Rep. Helene Keeley would require employers with more than 50 workers to provide training in sex harassment prevention. The bill would make sexual harassment a discriminatory, unlawful employment practice and would...

Bill aimed at keep guns out of hands of those with mental problems...

The House on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a gun control measure named after the late former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden. The bill passed with 39 votes yes and two absences.  The bill,  House Substitute 1 for...

Man from Bear faces arson charge after $800,000 fire at Dollar Tree

A man from Bear faces arson and related charges following a fire at a Dollar Tree store south of New Castle, Friday night.  The two-alarm fire caused approximately $800,000 in damage.  State fire investigators determined...
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ATF seeks suspect, offers reward, after device reportedly ignites blaze at Dollar Tree

Friday night's fire at the Dollar Tree store was apparently ignited by an incendiary device. The federal  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’  Baltimore Field Division Saturday announced it is offering a reward of...

County Police add foot patrol, outreach effort in Brookside

The New Castle County Police have added two more officers who will make  foot patrols in the Brookside neighborhood. Brookside is a residential and business area south of Newark that has struggled with crime, aging...