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Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Learning from Jersey’s marijuana journey

Good morning, Those on both sides of the issue in Delaware are watching developments as New Jersey marches toward the legal sale of recreational marijuana. After three years of back in forth in the Trenton,  Gov....
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Legislation aims to give attorney general more power in dealing with shady business practices

Legislation introduced in the Delaware House of Representatives Thursday is aimed at giving the Attorney General more power in dealing with shady business practices. Deceptive business practices have been illegal under Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act,...
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Former Milford manufacturing executive gets 20 months in Amtrak bribery case

Former Milford manufacturing company executive John P. Gonzales was sentenced to 20 months in prison for his involvement in a bribery scheme with a former Amtrak official. Gonzales, 61, of Milford, provided the official with...
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Wilm. daycare owner faces federal tax, fraud charges after sending inflated attendance...

A federal grand jury returned an indictment last week, charging the owner and operator of a Wilmington daycare center with one count of wire fraud, one count of theft of government money, and three...
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Reward increased to $30,000 for info on Dewey restaurant fire

Lighthouse Cove Development Company announced an increase in reward money to $30,000 for anyone who can provide information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the fire that destroyed the...
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Auditor’s report: Weed legalization could add $43 million in tax revenues

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness released a report  that estimates Delaware could realize more than $43 million in annual tax revenue from the regulation and taxation of legal marijuana. In the  report entitled “Millions in...
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DuPont and former manager charged in connection with hazardous substance release that killed 4

A  federal grand jury in Houston  indicted DuPont  and a former employee for knowingly violating requirements of federal safety regulations and negligently releasing a hazardous substance, U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick announced. Kenneth Sandel, 49, Friendswood,...
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Carney activates National Guard as Biden inauguration approaches

 Gov.  John Carney on Friday signed Executive Order #47, activating the Delaware National Guard to assist state and local authorities with activity around the 2021 Presidential Inauguration. The state had already okayed the deployment of...
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Updated: Father, son from Laurel charged after photo of man with Confederate flag...

A father and son from Laurel are in custody  after a widely posted   photograph showed  a man carrying a Confederate flag  during  the storming of the U.S. Capitol. The presence of the flag became...
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2 different views on overturning guilty verdicts in case involving former Wilmington...

The U.S. District Attorney for Delaware expressed disappointment over the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia to overturn the convictions of  four former  executives of  Wilmington Trust. An attorney representing  defendants that...