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Sunday, June 17, 2018

In closing argument,  attorney  says  ex-Wilm. Trust president  acted in good faith (WHYY

Closing arguments continued Tuesday during the seventh week in the trial of four former Wilmington Trust executives accused of bank fraud. Defense attorneys argued that financial documents and emails presented in the trial prove their...

Witnesses  offer testimony on defendants’ character in Wilm. Trust trial

By Zoe Read Defense attorneys representing four former Wilmington Trust executives accused of bank fraud called on religious leaders and accounting experts to attest to their clients’ good character during the sixth week of their...

Delaware revenue projection rises by $101 million (From WHYY News)

By Zoe Read, WHYY Delaware’s revenue projections for the next fiscal year remain positive as personal income tax and abandoned property collections are estimated to bring in additional dollars. The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council...

Emergency room visits for overdoses skyrocketing in Delaware, Pennsylvania

Emergency department visits for opioid overdoses are up nationwide, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. They increased by 81 percent last year in Pennsylvania and by 105 percent in Delaware, the...
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Conquering Eagles greeted at airport; parade slated for Thursday

By the time the Eagles landed at Philadelphia International Airport Monday afternoon, the location and timing of their arrival were the worst kept secrets in Southwest Philadelphia. Officials purposefully did not publicize the return of...

Carney’s proposed budget ups spending by nearly 3.5% with no tax increase

(Full budget address above) A pay raise for state employees and a $100 million boost for capital projects show how Delaware Governor John Carney's spending plan is very different from last year's bare-bones budget. What...
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(Video) Civil Liberties Union files suit claiming state’s school funding formula fails students

(Video from ACLU) The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware has filed a lawsuit against the state asserting that Delaware’s education system fails the vast majority of students. The ACLU sued on behalf of the Delaware NAACP...

$7.5 million prison riot settlement announced

The state of Delaware has settled a lawsuit that stemmed from February’s fatal prison  riot for $7.5 million. The lawsuit was filed earlier this year by six workers in the Department of Correction and five...

Latest DEFAC  estimate adds another $23.9 million to state revenue outlook

The latest state revenue estimate shows Delaware will have about $24 million more to spend as Gov. John Carney prepares to present his FY 2019 budget next month. In late January, Gov. Carney, D-Delaware, will...

Two-dozen unsafe conditions cited in probe of fatal backhoe-train crash near Chester

On April 3, 2016, an Amtrak passenger train struck a backhoe on the tracks, resulting in the death of two maintenance workers and injuries for 39 passengers outside of Chester, Pennsylvania. How that train came...
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