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Carney rejects Trump Administration request to send National Guard to Washington, D.C.

Delaware Gov. John Carney rejected a request to send National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., citing what he viewed as heated rhetoric of President Donald Trump and an ill-defined mission. Carney's spokesman Jonathan Starkey issued...
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March in Dover snarls traffic, looting of Dover Mall store reported

A Sunday protest in Dover over the death of George Floyd impeded traffic on Route 13 with one report of looting of a Dover Mall store. The mayor of Dover declared a state of emergency...
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State Police issue statement as protests continue after death of George Floyd

Delaware State Police issued the following statement as sometimes violent protests continued throughout the nation following the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after a Minneapolis Police officer kneeled on his neck as fellow officers...
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Updated: Biden visits downtown Wilmington after looting, vandalism on Saturday night

A clean-up effort that included volunteers took place on  Market Street in downtown Wilmington on Sunday after protests over the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. Downtown Visions, the agency that provides cleaning and...
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Reward for info on Dewey Beach Lighthouse Cove fire raised to $20,000

The Lighthouse Cove Development Company Thursday  announced that it has increased its reward from $10,000 to $20,000 for anyone who can provide information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for...
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Man arrested for in connection with water tower shootings and cutting cable connections of...

A Wilmington-area man was arrested on charges of shooting at a water tower and cutting the TV-internet cables of elderly residents in the apartment complex where he resided. On May 3rd, a second incident was...
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Correction Department reports deaths of 2 inmates serving life terms

The Delaware Department of Correction reported that two inmates serving life terms for murder died from  COVID-19 complications. The inmates were housed at the  James. T. Vaughn Correctional Center and died from complications from serious chronic...
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Rehoboth Beach Police will enforce emergency orders during Storm the Beach protest

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department made it clear Tuesday that violations of city and state orders will be addressed and is working with other law enforcement agencies and the Attorney General's Office on planning...
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Corrections reports death of inmate, 81, from combination of conditions including coronavirus

The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC)  announced that Jim Hunter, Jr., an 81 year-old inmate with underlying health conditions who was  housed at  James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), died on Sunday, May 10 at Bayhealth, Dover,...
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Updated: Troopers release identities of couple slain at cemetery

The Delaware State Police released the names of the victims who were shot on the grounds of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Rd., in the Bear-Glasgow area. a The 86-year-old male victim has been identified...