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Paving contractor pleads guilty to felony theft

William Harrison, a Dover-area  paving contractor,  has pleaded guilty to felony theft. File photo Gregs Landscaping / Foter Harrison also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor offensive touching charge that arose from a dispute with a customer. Harrison, whose paving...

Business owner detains attempted robbery suspect

The Delaware State Police have arrested a Millsboro man in connection with an attempted robbery of Hitchens Auto Sales near Georgetown after a business owner detained the suspect until troopers arrived. The incident occurred at...

State Police: DUI suspect says he crashed SUV after trying to avoid elephant

A Delaware State trooper has arrested a New Castle man for  his  seventh DUI, after telling the officer he was attempting to avoid an elephant. By Aaron Logan / Foter State Police reported Samuel Phipps, 31, of...

2 arrested in Newark graffiti investigation

Two Newark men have been arrested by Newark Police in connection with graffiti vandalism on North Chapel Street, East Main Street and South College Avenue. After ongoing investigations by the Newark Police Department Street Crimes...

Shooting in Newark leaves woman in critical condition

Newark Police are investigating a shooting  that left a woman  in critical condition. The incident was reported  on Friday, Sept. 28th, at a home in the 200 block of Witherspoon Lane. At around 9:30 p.m.  officers...

Cecil liquor stores part of New York liquor smuggling probe: Baltimore City Paper

Liquor stores in the county that borders Delaware were reportedly raided in an effort to determine whether smuggling to New York was taking place. kern.justin / Foter States up and down the Eastern Seaboard could face...

AG's office to hold landlord training session on nuisance law

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden’s office is holding the next landlord training session on Saturday, Sept. 29, in Wilmington. “Our message to landlords is clear - you have responsibilities to the communities where you own...

Pa. juvenile arrested in connection with home invasion that led to slaying of diner...

Dover Police are seeking this person of interest after the murder of a diner owner. Photo courtesy of Dover Police. A teen has been arrested for her alleged involvement in a home invasion that took...

Franklin bust recovered when woman gets off bus in Elkton: Patch

Photo from Gladwyne Patch and Brwyn Mawr Police A Philadelphia woman has been arrested after she got off a bus near the Delaware line with a bust of founding father Benjamin Franklin. Officers reported that the...

'Distraction burglary' reported by homeowners

Newark Police are warning police about “distraction burglaries” involving a pitch for landscaping work. On Sep. 18th , a homeowner, 82, on the 100 block of Panorma Drive, received a knock at the door from...