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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Flags fly at half staff today in remembrance of Sept. 11 attacks

Today is Patriot Day. The day marks the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City, Virginia and Pennsylvania.   This law also directs the flags be lowered to half-staff for the entire day. In concurrence with the...

State officials report a half a dozen overdose deaths over part of Labor Day...

Delaware reported six suspected overdose deaths, including four in Sussex County, during the holiday weekend. Health officials, citing a large number of overdoses in homes, strongly advise keeping naloxone available and to urge loved ones...

Man dead after shootout with Wilmington Police

Wilmington Police are investigating a police-involved shooting that occurred in the 2700 block of North Washington Street. At  7:25 p.m.  Friday, police received a 911 call about shots fired in the area of 28th and...

DUI checkpoints planned for late Saturday night into Sunday

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and local law enforcement agencies to get drunk drivers off the roads.  The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled...

Trending: 3 home improvement fraud indictments announced

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit today announced three indictments, including separate criminal charges against two brothers, in a series of home improvement frauds targeting older Delawareans. Isaac K. Lovell, 44, of Bear...

Laurel recreational vehicle dealer dealer now faces racketeering charges in connection with consigned...

The Delaware State Police Troop 4 Financial Crimes Unit  arrested 58-year-old recreational vehicle dealer  William G. Carey on racketeering and theft-related charges as part of an ongoing fraud investigation. The original investigation got underway in September...

Arrests made in connection with drug operation centered around store on New Castle Avenue

Arrests have been made in connection with a drug operation that was centered around a corner store near the Rose Hill area on  New Castle Avenue. Since the beginning of April, detectives from the New...

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,...