Police: 4 boys charged with kidnapping, raping girl
BEAR, Del. (AP) — Four boys ranging in age from 12 to 14 have been charged with kidnapping and raping a girl in Delaware last month.
New Castle County Police said in a release that officers called to a community in Bear on Dec. 11 learned the boys forced the girl into a home and raped her. ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Three Democratic U.S. senators are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate allegations it isn’t properly inspecting facilities that emit the cancer-causing gas ethylene oxide.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and U.S. Sen. Tom Carper ...
Allen, Carter lead Delaware past James Madison 76-69
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ryan Allen and Eric Carter combined to score 55 points as Delaware beat James Madison 76-69 on Thursday night.
Allen scored 29 on 5-of-7 shooting from 3-point range and Carter had 26 on 11-of-14 shooting with nine rebounds. The two combined to make 20 of the Blue Hens’ ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania still are searching for a man they say led authorities on a multi-state car chase that caused two crashes, injuring several people including officers and a 3-year-old boy.
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Show calls boy who stayed up for TV and saved family ‘hero’
MINQUADALE, Del. (AP) — A 13-year-old Delaware boy credited with saving his family from a house fire when he stayed up late to watch TV has received a special delivery from the show’s writers.
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Judge says Papa John’s founder entitled to corporate records
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge ruled Tuesday that the embattled founder of the Papa John’s pizza chain is entitled to corporate records that the company has refused to turn over to him.
John Schnatter sued Papa John’s International Inc. last year, claiming he needs the records to ...
Perkins hits buzzer beater as NCCU beats Delaware St. 71-70
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Raasean Davis scored 25 points on 12-of-12 shooting and Jordan Perkins made a layup just before the final buzzer to help North Carolina Central slip past Delaware State 71-70 on Monday night.
Randy Miller Jr. had 13 points, Larry McKnight Jr. scored 11 and Perkins ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The second in a series of trials for 18 inmates charged in a deadly Delaware prison riot began Monday with defense attorneys telling jurors that prosecutors will rely on testimony from convicted criminals who can’t be trusted.
Obadiah Miller, 26, John Bramble, 29, ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A consulting firm hired by Delaware’s Port of Wilmington in its effort to privatize says a state-controlled entity owes them more than $10 million.
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WINTERTHUR, Del. (AP) — Not using foam cups, while recycling paper and serving some meat-free dishes, has helped the Visitor Center Garden Cafe at Winterthur Museum to be named Delaware’s first certified green restaurant.
The honor, awarded to restaurants that work to reduce their ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller had 21 points, Jarrell Brantley added 18 points and 12 rebounds and Charleston cruised to a 71-58 victory over Delaware on Saturday.
It was Riller’s 12th game of the season with 20 or more points for Charleston (14-4, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Conference). ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Terry Harris knocked down seven 3-pointers and scored 25, Quavius Copeland scored 22 on 8-of-10 shooting and North Carolina A&T steamrolled Delaware State 93-70 on Saturday.
Harris made 9 of 14 shots, 7 of 11 from 3-point range, and added four steals for the Aggies ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Mission accomplished for a former World War II lead pilot and the first-time book author who chronicled his life.
Following about 100 hours of conversations over two years, Mitchell M. Topal turned 97-year-old Ray Firmani’s recollections into far more than a ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a naked man who led law enforcement on a chase through Delaware and Pennsylvania has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ithiel Horton had a season-high 31 points and made nine 3-pointers as Delaware topped UNC Wilmington 82-69 on Thursday night.
Eric Carter had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Blue Hens (12-6, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former Kentucky Fried Chicken worker is suing two Delaware franchises she says made it difficult to pump breast milk during work, leading to her being unable to breastfeed.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police used spike strips to help apprehend a naked motorist who led officers on a chase through Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Delaware State Police began pursuing the vehicle after it was spotted traveling south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 on Wednesday ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A city bus full of passengers was hit Wednesday as a multistate police chase crossed into Pennsylvania and left three officers and a bus passenger injured.
The chase began when Dejuan Robinson, 20, fled a traffic stop in Delaware, continued into Philadelphia and caused ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The head of Delaware’s Tatnall School has left abruptly after less than two years in the role.
WDEL-FM reports that the school sent a ...
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The governors of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia will speak together at an event next month in Maryland, and the organization hosting says it’s unprecedented for the area.
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MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Following complaints about a parade float portraying children in cages at the U.S. border, a Delaware mayor says the parody parade will not continue without established guidelines.
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NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ryan Allen scored 19 points with five 3-pointers and made five assists and Delaware beat Elon 77-65 on Saturday night to win its third straight.
Eric Carter scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season for the Blue Hens (11-6, 3-1 ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Alex Long scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Norfolk State opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a 76-63 win over Delaware State on Saturday night to end a two-game skid.
Nic Thomas scored ...
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MILFORD, Del. (AP) — Restoring the old Vinyard Shipyard in Milford has been a labor of love for Sudler and Joan Lofland.
The lifelong Delawareans purchased the historic shipyard in 1995 and have refurbished the buildings to a museum-like quality with hopes of one day turning the historic ...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Delaware said Friday a man accused of driving into oncoming traffic in Philadelphia, killing three people, had led police on a chase in their state shortly before the crash.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has vetoed a proposed toll hike at the Delaware Memorial Bridge.
The Democratic governor issued the veto in a letter dated Wednesday to the Delaware River and Bay Authority, which operates the bridge.
Murphy says he isn’t ready for any ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware animal shelter has found an underfed dog abandoned outside its facility with a note that says its owner became homeless and could no longer care for it.
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NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Darian Bryant scored seven of his 11 points in the final 5:40 of the game and Delaware ended a six-game losing streak to William & Mary with a 58-56 victory on Thursday night.
William and Mary led 49-48 when Bryant sank a 3-pointer and turned a Tribe turnover into a ...
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A parade float portraying children in cages at the U.S. border has drawn criticism from politicians and community activists, who say the event in a Delaware town has gone too far this time.
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MINQUADALE, Del. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who defied his mom by staying up late to watch Netflix is credited with saving his family from the fire that destroyed their Delaware home.
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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Delaware Tribe has abandoned plans to develop an agricultural heritage center northeast of Lawrence.
Chief Chester Brooks said the tribe’s council decided the proposed center would not produce enough revenue to cover the estimated $500,000 cost of developing ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — For the last 23 years, Orlando Foreman passed his days in a federal prison.
It’s here that he learned how to be a paraplegic, forced to rely on a wheelchair after he was paralyzed by Wilmington police during a robbery turned shoot-out in 1995.
It’s here that ...
Pair wanted in Maryland slaying arrested in Delaware
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A man and woman wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in suburban Maryland have been arrested in Delaware and face murder charges.
Delaware State Police said Monday that 36-year-old Larence Godfrey and 41-year-old Michelle Godfrey of Washington D.C. are in custody ...
BOSTON (AP) — Ithiel Horton scored 27 points, Eric Carter added 18 with 10 rebounds and Delaware beat Northeastern 82-80 in double overtime Sunday night.
Ryan Allen made 1 of 2 free throws with a second left in the second overtime. Northwestern’s Donnell Gresham Jr. missed a 3-point heave ...
Ohio city prepares to welcome statue of Rutherford B. Hayes
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city is preparing to welcome a statue it hopes will revive interest in the nation’s 19th president.
Rutherford B. Hayes is the namesake of Delaware’s high school and the third of eight presidents from Ohio. His 197th birthday on Oct. 4 will be marked by the ...
Source of mysterious music plaguing riverside towns revealed
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After police in Delaware and New Jersey received complaints about mysterious music from towns located along the Delaware River, one New Jersey chief set out to find the source himself.
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Man fined $50 in crash that led to TV station owner’s death
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man has been fined $50 in connection with a crash that killed a longtime Delmarva broadcast news executive.
News outlets report that 38-year-old Shawn Armstrong on Thursday pleaded no contest to inattentive driving in the September 2017 crash that led to ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Being the corporate home to many of the biggest companies in the world carries certain valuable perks for Delaware — along with a lot of bickering.
Thanks to its status as the legal domicile for more than 1 million business entities, including more than two-thirds of ...
FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have identified two men killed in a violent crash near Philadelphia.
Police in Delaware County say a car in Ridley Township went out of control, struck a utility pole and split in two.
Officials said 19-year-old Alexander Gray and 18-year-old Christian ...
Bartender becomes ‘Motorcycle Santa’ for kids in need
ROCKLAND, Del. (AP) — A few minutes before Erika Rodriguez’s eyes filled with tears of gratitude, the parking lot at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware was silent, except for a faint buzz from the charity’s impressive Christmas light display.
But with the sudden roar of a motorcycle, an ...
Harding’s 36 points power Weber St. past Delaware St., 83-69
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored a season-high 36 points and Weber State closed out its nonconference schedule by cruising past Delaware State, 83-69 on Saturday afternoon.
Weber State (6-5) snapped a three-game losing streak that includes a home court loss to in-state rival Utah ...
Police: No evidence of shooting at evacuated Delaware mall
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say there’s no evidence of gunfire at a mall where officers responded to reports of shots fired.
A police official said Friday night that nobody is injured at the Christiana Mall, where the sound of shots fired was reported by multiple ...
Humpback whale found in Delaware likely struck by boat
LEWES, Del. (AP) — The director of a marine research institute says the juvenile female humpback whale that washed ashore in Delaware was likely killed by a boat strike.
Suzanne Thurman with the Marine Education, Rehabilitation and Research Institute tells news outlets blunt-force trauma ...
Delaware Memorial Bridge toll to increase in March
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — It will cost more to cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge next year.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority adopted a new toll schedule on Tuesday. The price to cross between New Jersey and Delaware will increase from $4 to $5 for cars and small trucks, beginning March ...
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6 dogs adopted during “mega” event diagnosed with parvo
HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) — At least six dogs adopted during a “Mega Adoption Event” in Delaware have been diagnosed with the highly contagious canine parvovirus.
News outlets reports more than one of the dogs diagnosed with parvo have died since the Brandywine Valley SPCA’s event, which took ...