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Delaware part of gun violence research consortium

John Carney, joined  governors Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, NY;  Phil Murphy, NJ;  Dannel P. Malloy, CT;  Gina Raimondo, RI; Charlie Baker, MA  and Puerto Rico Gov.  Ricardo Rosselló  in founding the  Regional Gun Violence...

Suspects sought in sign vandalism near Angola by the Bay

Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in attempting to identify the suspects who are wanted in connection with vandalism at the entrance to a coastal Sussex County residential community. On Friday, troopers...

KFC manager charged with staging robbery at restaurant

A  KFC store manager has been charged with staging a robbery back in April. On April 8, 2018, a robbery was reported at the KFC located at 1365 Marrows Rd in Newark.  Tiwain Canty was...

Beebe director suspected of embezzling $150,000

 A former Beebe  Medical Group director has been charged in connection with the embezzlement of $150,000. The suspect was identified as Hope Abram of Bay Breeze Drive, Lewes. Beebe reported  the detection of  a number of accounting irregularities...

Wilmington  ranks 27th on list of violent cities with Elkton at 24th

Wilmington ended up 27th on a list of the nation’s 100 most violent cities with Delaware neighbor Elkton ending up in the 24th position. The report was released by the National Council for Home Safety and Security...

Man from Bear, spouse, property management firm charged for drug trafficking, money...

Omar Morales Colon, 40, of Bear, his wife Shakira Martinez,   39, and their company Zemi Property Management, Inc., were charged with numerous drug and money laundering offenses in a case that included the discovery of...

Ex-State Police civilian employee charged with falsifying time sheets

The Delaware State Police announced that retired civilian employee Carl M. Rone has been arrested for falsifying records related to his work.  Rone, 62 of Philadelphia, was hired by the Delaware State Police in 2006...
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Street corner shootings down sharply in Wilmington; mayor chief cautiously optimistic trend will continue

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Chief of Police Robert J. Tracy took note of improving crime trends that include a sharp decline in shootings. Officials have been cautious about making too much of the trend...

NASCAR team owner suffers broken jaw after punch from former crew member

Fights are not unknown on the  NASCAR circuit. Fighting with the owner is another thing. Dover Police arrested Lawrence Hayden, a 33-year-old former crew member/employee of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race team and resident of Concord,...

Lawyer suspended after traffic stop finds drugs, guns

A Delaware lawyer has been suspended from practice after a recent arrest on gun and drug charges. He was identified as Donald C. Vavala, III, Wilmington. The order came from the state Supreme Court, which made...