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Woman pleads guilty to charges in blaze that claimed the lives of 3...

A Wilmington woman has pleaded guilty to charges related to a blaze that took the lives of three firefighters. "Beatriz Fana-Ruiz recklessly started a fire in the basement of the home where she lived, resulting in the tragic deaths of...

Trending: Real estate trust owner gets 51 months for Ponzi scheme

Carl Chen, the owner of Chenmax Properties, Inc., a Delaware Real Estate Investment Trust, and part-owner of Re/Max Sunvest Realty Co., was sentenced Monday in federal court in Delaware to 51 months in prison.  Chen...

Port Deposit woman charged with racking up more than $300K in personal charges...

A Port Deposit, MD woman has been charged with racking  up more than $300,000 in corporate credit card charges for trips, charitable contributions, and other personal expenses. According to the Delaware U.S. Attorney's office, Kimberly Sponaugle,...

Governor signs 3 bills that aim to reduce job barriers for...

Gov.  John Carney signed three bills into law Monday that will break down barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals. Stable employment is a key component to rehabilitation and criminal justice reform, helping to decrease...

Police recover 8 new police vehicles taken from Milford dealership

Arrests have been made and eight new police vehicles stolen from a Milford dealership. On Tuesday,  the Milford Police Department was called to investigate a burglary at IG Burton, located on North  Rehoboth Blvd.  It was...

New Mexico man pleads guilty to “swatting” bomb threats aimed at Georgetown Walmart,...

Stephen S. Landes, 29, of Roswell, New Mexico, pled guilty to making interstate bomb threats in U.S. District Court, Wilmington. In May 2018, Landes made bomb threats to  Walmart and the Georgetown Elementary School, both...

Report offers troubling insights into overdose deaths in Delaware

For the first time, the Delaware Division of Public Health has developed a demographic picture of the Delawareans who died from drug overdoses in 2017. The findings show many overdose victims are young, white, single...

Wilmington woman indicted on insurance fraud charges

A Wilmington woman was indicted by the New Castle County Grand Jury for insurance fraud and other felony charges. Theresa T. Milton, 44, was indicted on seven felony counts of insurance fraud, one felony count...

Trending: Perkins files for bankruptcy protection in Delaware

A combination of two long-time  restaurant chains has filed for bankruptcy for a second time. Reuters reports that Perkins and Marie Callenders filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington. Cited as reasons for the...

2 face felony charges after gun- pepper spray incident outside 2nd ...

  Two people were arrested on felony assault and weapons charges stemming from a dispute  that took place in the parking lot of a used book, CD and gaming gear store. On Saturday morning troopers were called...