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Police officer arrested after confrontation during check of underage patrons at Felton bar

A Blades and Ellendale police officer with a loaded gun was arrested at a Felton tavern after being accused of interfering in an effort to identify underage patrons. Shortly before midnight, on Saturday officers from...

New Castle Police roll out app for mobile devices

New Castle County Police rolled out a  new mobile app for Apple and Android devices. The free app can be found by searching “New Castle County Police” in Apple and Android app stores. This new app...

State Police arrest Seaford man on multiple counts of home improvement fraud

Delaware State Police have arrested a Seaford man on multiple counts of home improvement fraud. The investigation began in September, when troopers took a report of a home improvement fraud.  While visting a  Lowes store in Seaford,...

No prosecution over DNA records practices at Medical Examiner’s office

No criminal prosecutions will be pursued over DNA record-keeping practices at the former Medical Examiner’s office. The announcement was included in the summary of findings of a report. In September,  the Department of Safety and Homeland...

AAA Mid-Atlantic supports stepped up enforcement of distracted driving

Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic has come out in favor of stepped up efforts to crack down on distracted driving.   Earlier this week, Delaware State Police ticketed 49 drivers in a four-hour operation along Concord Pike north...

Top trending: Troopers ticket 49 drivers for texting and other forms of distracted...

The Delaware State Police and the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) have joined forces to address the issue of distracted driving by conducting a series of statewide enforcement initiatives, the first of which took place Monday along...

PA man charged with selling counterfeit t-shirts at Special Olympics’ Polar Bear Plunge fundraiser

A suburban Philadelphia man has been charged with selling counterfeit merchandise at one of the state's leading fund-raising events thanks in part to a social media post.  Edward D. Brandt, 58, of Newtown, PA was...

Property crime rate puts Milford at bottom of burglar alarm site’s safe cities list

A home security alarm comparison site reported that Newark ranked lowest among Delaware cities in its overall crime rate. Wilmington led  Delaware in the rate of violent crimes after a difficult year in 2017, according...

Data breach at third party insurance administrator affects 650 in Delaware

BenefitMall, a third-party administrator for health insurance companies, experienced a data breach. Five companies in Delaware and approximately 650 of their consumers were impacted by this breach. If you have health insurance with Highmark BCBS, Aetna,...

Ex Amtrak employee gets year in prison in bribery scheme involving former...

A former Amtrak employee was sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a kickback scheme tied to former executives at a  Milford commercial upholstery company. Timothy Miller earlier pleaded guilty to charges...