MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy from Dover was hit by a car and killed while standing in a road in the Milford area on Wednesday night, Delaware State Police said.
The boy was visiting family at a home on Slaughter Beach Road and was standing in the westbound lane wearing dark clothes around 8 p.m., police said in a news release Thursday.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A University of Delaware student has been charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend last week.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a defamation lawsuit filed by former Donald Trump campaign operative Carter Page against the media company that includes Yahoo!
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A University of Delaware student who was accused of threatening people with a BB gun has died after what authorities described as a “medical emergency” in his prison cell, police said Wednesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The remains of five people and the wreckage of a U.S. Navy helicopter that crashed in the Pacific Ocean off California have been recovered, the Navy said in a statement Tuesday.
The MH-60S helicopter, its two pilots and three other sailors were lost in an Aug.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy was killed Sunday evening when he was run over by a pickup truck driven by his 13-year-old brother in the front yard of a New Castle home, Delaware State Police said.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s state auditor, who is responsible for rooting out government fraud, waste and abuse, was indicted Monday on public corruption charges.
An indictment issued by a New Castle County grand jury charges Kathleen McGuiness, 58, with felony counts of theft and witness intimidation, and misdemeanor charges of official misconduct, conflict of interest and noncompliance with state procurement laws.
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden attended his nephew’s wedding in Pennsylvania on Monday before returning to Washington for the week.
The president and his wife, Jill Biden, attended the wedding of Cuffe Owens, the son of Biden’s sister Valerie Biden Owens, to Meghan O’Toole King.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police identified the man killed when someone opened fire on people in front of a home in Dover where a party was being held, striking five people.
The 22-year-old man who was killed early Sunday as Brenden Harmon of Felton, police said in a news release Monday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Michael Chris-Ike and Sy’Veon Wilkerson each topped the century mark in rushing yards and scored two touchdowns apiece and Delaware State beat NCCAA-member Virginia Lynchburg 56-6 on Saturday.
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — L.B. Mack III returned a blocked put for the game-winner and Jordan Jones intercepted a pass in the end zone to seal it as Rhode Island scored twice in the fourth quarter and held on in the final minute to edge Delaware 22-15 in a clash of FCS top teams on Saturday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dover International Speedway is offering the chance to drive around its “Monster Mile” to people who get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the racetrack later this month.
Up to 800 drivers and their passengers will be able to take two laps around the track in their own vehicles behind a pace car, according to a news release.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 63-year-old man was shot and killed on Governor Printz Boulevard near Wilmington on Saturday night, according to Delaware State Police.
The News Journal of Wilmington reports the shooting happened after the man parked his car in the median strip of the roadway and entered a nearby liquor store to make a purchase.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Saturday acknowledged frustrations as Democrats strain to rescue a scaled-back version of his $3.5 trillion government-overhaul plan and salvage a related public works bill after frantic negotiations failed to produce a deal.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Dejoun Lee rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown, Anthony Paoletti added a TD on the ground with 3:37 left for an 11-point lead and Delaware beat Albany 20-15 on Saturday.
One play after Paoletti ‘s 3-yard score, Jeff Undercuffler completed a pass to Tyler Oedekoven for a 75-yard touchdown.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — All teachers and school staff in Delaware will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing, Gov. John Carney announced Tuesday.
The requirement announced by Carney, the Division of Public Health and Department of Education will be formally issued by emergency regulation and takes effect Nov.
MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — A 46-year-old Long Neck man was found dead in Rehoboth Bay on Sunday, officials said.
Delaware State Police responded to Massey’s Landing for a report of an unresponsive man in the water on Sunday evening, The News Journal reported.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Westin Elliott completed 21 of 23 passes for 336 yards and six touchdowns — including three to Pat Conroy in the third quarter — as Merrimack scored 47 unanswered points in a 47-10 nonconference romp over Delaware State on Saturday.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — The mayor of Newark, Delaware, says that a council member has died unexpectedly after being hospitalized.
A news release from the city government said that Councilwoman Sharon Hughes died Saturday at Christiana Hospital.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has refused to order a hospital to administer the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to a man who is seriously ill with COVID-19.
Vice Chancellor Morgan Zurn said in a ruling issued Friday that patients, even if they are gravely ill, do not have a right to a particular medical treatment.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against chemical company Monsanto and spinoffs Solutia and Pharmacia, alleging long-lasting damage to the state's natural resources.
DEWEY BEACH, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware police officer has pleaded guilty to assaulting an injured man and lying about it, the attorney general’s office announced Wednesday.
Former Dewey Beach police Officer Gregory Lynch Jr.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oh, the conversations that happen when powerful people meet.
Could the “very special relationship” between the U.S. and the United Kingdom become even more secure now that President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson have bonded over their shared love of trains?
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Tuesday began a key hearing that could determine whether the Boy Scouts of America can emerge from bankruptcy later this year with a reorganization plan that would compensate thousands of men who say they were sexually abused as children.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two men were killed and two firefighters were injured in a fire at a Wilmington rowhome early Tuesday, fire officials said.
The fire broke out around 12:15 a.m. on Clifford Brown Walk and destroyed the rowhome, The News Journal reported.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attendees of an annual music festival in Delaware will need to show proof they've been fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test.
The Firefly Music Festival, featuring headliner Billie Eilish, is set to begin Thursday at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, and will run through Sunday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say a 44-year-old man was shot and wounded after an altercation inside his vehicle early Sunday morning.
The Delaware News Journal reports that the shooting happened shortly before 4 a.m.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Quay Holmes and Jacob Saylors led a powerful ground attack and the East Tennessee State defense stymied Delaware State in the Buccaneers' 38-6 victory on Saturday night.
Holmes gained 157 yards on 23 carries and Saylors added 109 yards on 11 carries as ETSU (3-0) piled up 309 rushing yards.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Three games into the season, Rutgers found its big-play offense.
Noah Vedral threw for two touchdowns and Isaih Pacheco ran for two more as the Scarlet Knights defeated Delaware 45-13 Saturday for its first 3-0 start since 2012.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women who confronted supporters of former President Donald Trump and took a “Make America Great Again” hat from them at the 2020 Democratic National Convention have been sentenced to probation.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A woman who said her father, a former pastor of a Delaware church, sexually abused her as a child and trafficked her to other men, was awarded $1.5 million by a federal jury on Friday.
BRANDYWINE HUNDRED, Del. (AP) — Troopers responded to a report of a shooting at a Delaware mall Friday evening, Delaware State Police said.
Police said the incident at Concord Mall wasn't random violence and there's no threat to the public, The News Journal reported.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are offering drivers a chance to settle their toll debts.
Anyone with outstanding violations from Route 1 or Interstate 96 from January 2014 to April 2020 is eligible, The News Journal reported.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man died early Sunday and three other motorists were hospitalized after a collision between two vehicles, one of which rolled over, police said.
The deceased, identified for now only as a 21-year-old from Newark, was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound on a road shortly after midnight and crossed the solid double-yellow line to pass another southbound vehicle, Delaware State Police said in a news release.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nolan Henderson was 18-of-23 passing for 263 yards and a touchdowns to help Delaware beat St. Francis (PA) 27-10 on Saturday night.
Ryan Coe made field goals of 36 and 26 yards before Dejoun Lee scored on a 1-yard run to cap a 14-play, 58-yard drive with 15 seconds left in the first half and give Delaware (2-0) a 13-3 lead.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Joshua Stakely scored on a 5-yard run in overtime and Georgetown rallied to knock off Delaware State 20-14 in nonconference play on Saturday.
Stakely accounted for all 25 yards of the Hoyas' OT drive, carrying four times.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A New Jersey man was critically wounded Saturday after being shot several times when a late-night fight occurred in a large outdoor crowd in Delaware, police said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For then-Sen. Joe Biden, Sept. 11, 2001, started like most days: riding the 8:35 a.m. Amtrak to work. He had a relatively quiet day planned, including meetings with constituents and a nomination hearing.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has overturned the convictions of a Wilmington street gang member for murder and other crimes because police conducted an unconstitutional search of his cell phone data.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A person was found dead with a car that crashed in a wooded area, but Delaware State Police said it’s not clear when that crash happened.
An excavating crew working near the intersection of state Route 48 and Hercules Road in the Wilmington area on Wednesday morning found a wrecked Mercedes CLA in a wooded area, police said in a news release.
GREENWOOD, Del. (AP) — A fox that bit a person in Greenwood last week has tested positive for rabies, Delaware health officials announced Wednesday.
The person who was bitten has begun treatment for rabies exposure, the Division of Public Health said in a news release.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware state trooper has been suspended with pay amid a federal investigation into a series of thefts from a package reshipping company in New Castle.
According to an FBI affidavit unsealed late last week, Jamal J.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was killed in a crash involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 in Delaware, state police said.
The crash happened early Monday as a northbound Toyota Camry entered a slight curve and drifted onto the left shoulder, police said.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden marked the Labor Day holiday on Monday by delivering deli sandwiches to union members, the people he says built the middle class.
A casually dressed Biden stepped from his dark SUV holding boxes of sandwiches from Capriotti's, a restaurant chain founded in Wilmington, in his home state of Delaware, in 1976.