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Friday, July 23, 2021
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3 shot, one fatally, at house party in Salem Woods development south of Newark

Three people were shot, one fatally, during a large party in a subdivision in the Bear-Christiana area early Sunday morning.   New Castle County Police  officers were dispatched to the area of Louis Court, in the...
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Former childcare worker gets life sentence on murder and abuse charges

A New Castle woman has been sentenced  to life in prison the murder of a child, and the abuse of four other children in her care at a daycare facility in Bear. Dejoynay Ferguson pleaded...
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Marijuana legalization bill stalls again

Marijuana legalization appears to be dead in this legislative session. An online look at the bill and its numerous amendments indicate it is not up for a vote in either the House or the Senate. Failure...
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Lighthouse Restaurant arson reward money going to Camp Barnes

In recognition of the 14 months of work that led to the arrest of a Wilmington man in connection with an arson fire,  Harvey, Hanna & Associates, and the Lighthouse Cove Development company will...
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May fire at Greenwood bar & grill was intentionally set

An arson investigation is underway by the  Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal I after a fire heavily damaged a Greenwood bar restaurant. The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is conducting an...
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Man arrested for trailer, construction equipment thefts

Delaware State Police arrested Donald A. Smith, 39, of Newark, on multiple theft charges after a month-long investigation into stolen trailers and construction equipment. On May 10, Delaware State Police investigated a theft of a...
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Unfair business practices, price gouging bill headed to governor’s desk

Legislation that adds unfair business practices to the state's consumer protection laws is on its way to the governor's desk. House Bill 91, sponsored by Rep. David Bentz, D-Newark, and Sen. Trey Paradee, D-Dover, amends Delaware’s Consumer...
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Clergymen seek meeting with leader of Delaware Bench & Bar Diversity Project

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware offered its support to the petition from civil rights leaders Reverend Al Sharpton and Pastor Blaine Hackett to meet with Delaware Supreme Court Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, leader of the...
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Middletown man gets home confinement for hacking into former employer’s IT system

Levii Delgado, 36, of Middletown, was sentenced  to six months of home confinement and over $13,000 in restitution in U.S. District Court in Wilmington. Delgado pled guilty in February to one count of causing damage...
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Scary times as fire threatened my hometown

Good afternoon, Last week, many of us who grew up in the "Copper Belt" area of southeast Arizona were on edge. Robert Licano Photography photo of Telegraph fire from Globe AZ Two wildfires broke out in rugged...