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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Seaford woman held on business-related theft charges dies at Baylor prison

A woman held on charges of theft and falsifying business records died at the Baylor Women's Correctional Institution last week. The Delaware Department of Correction reported that Kimberly A. Barnett, 47, had multiple underlying chronic...

Police offer details on shootout in Salem Woods that left one dead

New Castle County Police are asking individuals who witnessed a shootout in Salem Woods that killed one man to come forward. Police offered more details of the incident early Sunday morning in the development south...

Philadelphia woman charged after fatal shooting near Christiana Mall

A Philadelphia woman has been charged with manslaughter after the death of a woman in the area outside Christiana Mall. Delaware State Police identified the woman as  Shaidiah McNeair, 24. On Monday at around 4:08 p.m.,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...