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Bradley class action settlement reached

A $123 million settlement has been announced to resolve the claims of victims of  Earl Bradley.  Bradley was convicted of  sexually assaulting his child patients in his pediatric practice. Word of progress in resolving...

Newark Police seek WSFS robbery suspect

Newark Police have released camera footage from the robbery of the WSFS Bank branch off Elkton Road in the Suburban Plaza shopping center. Officers said a male  entered the business brandishing a handgun and demanding...

Barricaded suspect taken from Wild Quail home identified

Delaware State Police have identified the man who barricaded himself in a home in the Wild Quail community John M. Deane, 49, Camden-Wyoming, was taken into custody on Monday after he was released from...

Phone store robbed in Newark Shopping Center

Newark Police are investigating a robbery at the  Metro PCS store  in the Newark Shopping Center, 230 East Main Street. At   1:02 p.m. on Thursday,  a suspect entered the store and  confronted an employee...

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...