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Woman from Bear charged with arson in fire that destroyed apartment building

A woman from Bear  has been charged with setting a fire on Sunday morning that caused more than $1 million in damage and  destroyed an apartment building in Bear The blaze, reported shortly after 6:00...

Waterman charged with 600+ fishing, boating violations in Delaware City area

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a commercial waterman from Sussex County on Thursday for more than 600 shellfish and boating violations near Delaware City. Shawn P. Moore, 40, of Georgetown, was charged...

7 more sentenced in ‘RICO’ case involving Wilmington drug enterprise

 Seven men charged in a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) case involving racketeering, attempted murder, drug dealing, and money laundering recently pleaded guilty and received prison sentences. A grand jury handed down a 151-count...

Sonitrol offers business security option

Sonitrol Security of the Delaware Valley   is offering TotalGuard,  a solution aimed at the small business market. The monitored solution allows Sonitrol Security to compete and have an advantage over the popular do it yourself...

‘Pineapple Express’ cocaine seizures lead by investigation in Costa Rica

The “Pineapple Express” drug seizures at the Port of Wilmington have been accompanied by an investigation in Costa Rica. About 200 pounds of cocaine concealed in two separate pineapple shipments was seized. The Costa Rica Star   reported...

Reward offered for information on BB gun burglary at Cabela’s near Christiana Mall

Delaware State Police are investigtaing a burglary at the Cabela's outdoor store near Christiana Mall last month.  The probe involves the theft of BB guns, with the Wilmington Field  Office of the Bureau of Alcohol,...

Cyberstalking conspiracy conviction of ex-Newark optometrist Matusiewicz, sister upheld by Court of Appeals

The  United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the life sentences of former Newark businessman-optometrist David T. Matusiewicz and Amy Gonzalez for their roles the cyberstalking-related deaths of  Christine Belford in...

Two men get federal prison time for three-state robbery spree

Two men who robbed twenty stores in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland have been sentenced to time in federal prison.   Chief U.S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark sentenced Michael Kolmonen to 15 years in prison...

Convictions of former Wilmington Trust execs upheld by judge

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Andrews this week rejected an appeal by four former Wilmington Trust executives. David Gibson, Robert Harra, William North, and Kevyn Rakowski were convicted earlier this year in a federal trial...

Wilmington PD’s drug-sniffing dog finds another 100 pounds of cocaine in joint operation...

For the second time in seven days, authorities seized a 100-pound  cocaine shipment at the Port of Wilmington. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Coast Guard and Delaware National Guard Counter-Drug Taskforce targeted a...