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B Safe alarm acquires two security companies

B Safe, Inc., a regional provider of security and fire alarms to Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, accquired  Securitech, Inc. of Wilmington and DC Security Systems of Toms River, NJ. The purchase of these...

$1 billion in cocaine seized in raid on ship in Philadelphia

Multiple news sources and the U.S. Attorney's Office for Eastern Pennsylvania are reporting that cocaine with a street value of $1 billion has been seized from a ship in the city. https://twitter.com/USAO_EDPA/status/1141046851132645376 Details were scarce although...

Georgetown man indicted for allegedly engineering hoaxes that led to SWAT team...

A federal grand jury charged Rodney Phipps, 29, of Georgetown, with harassing individuals across the country by telephone via "swatting"   hoax emergency calls in order to elicit an armed police response. According to allegations...

Del. employers have until July 1 to distribute sexual harassment info sheet

Businesses are being advised that an information sheet on sexual harassment must be distributed to all employees by July 1. Last summer, Gov. John Carney signed HB 360 into law, which requires the distribution of...

Lincoln woman charged with attempting to defraud AAA over life insurance policy

Arlene Arlene Belfield, 51, of Lincoln  was arrested on earlier this week  by Capital Police, following an investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau. It is alleged that during  November, 2017, Arlene Belfield,...

Seniors targeted in genetic testing/cancer screening scam

 The New Castle County Division of Police and Newark Police are getting reports of scam involving genetic testing or cancer screening. The scheme involves soliciting  elderly residents to participate in free genetic testing and/or free cancer...

Chancery ruling allows state to cancel license of LLC linked to human trafficking

Under a Delaware Court of Chancery consent judgment issued Tuesday, four limited liability companies (LLCs) linked to the adult website Backpage will relinquish their Delaware certificates of formation. The judgment calls for the companies to...

Pharma company files for Chapter 11 in Del. after opioid settlement with feds

A Phoenix-based drug company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware after reaching a settlement in a lawsuit over its opioid practices.  INSYS  earlier  agreed to a $225 million settlement with the federal...

Marijuana legalization bill advances

HB110, a bill that would make the possession of a small amount of marijuana legal could be headed for a vote in the Delaware House.  The bill was released by the House Revenue and Finance committee. However, some...

Amended gun storage bill on its way to the governor

A gun storage bill is on its way to Gov. John Carney. The Delaware House passed  House Bill 63   on a 23-18 vote that was largely along party lines. Democrats have pushed hard for the bill...