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Lewes woman, 38, reported missing

Janna Ruiz. Delaware State Police have issued a gold alert for Lewes resident Janna C. Ruiz, 38, who has not been seen or heard from since Saturday afternoon. Ruiz was last seen near the 23000 block of Elmwood Avenue West near Angola around 2:30 p.m., Sept. 23, police said, and attempts to locate or

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Family of Springfield woman found in crashed car looks for answers

The family of a Springfield woman found dead in a crashed car last week says they have a lot of questions about what caused her death. Chelsea Marie Dowler, 27, was found in a 1993 Dodge Dakota on Sept. 14. The car left the roadway and struck a tree before coming to rest in Delaware County's Kingsto

SPRINGFIELD NEWS SUN - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Man wanted in connection to deadly Father's Day shooting in Albany, in custody

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man is now in custody in connection to a deadly shooting on Father's Day. Richard Duckett, 20 years old, was arraigned at Albany County Jail on second degree murder and felony weapons charges. He will be brought to Albany County Court at 8:30 a.m. for an appearance with a j

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 10:25:53

Man Charged With Arson In Delaware House Fire

BEAR, DE (CBS) - The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office has determined that an early morning house fire was arson, and one man has been placed into custody in connection with the fire. The Christiana fire company responded to a call about 5 a.m. Saturday morning to a house fire along Saratoga Driv

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 02:29:00

Barboursville police blotter: Suspect in felonies arrested in Cabell

BARBOURSVILLE - The following information was provided by reports from the Barboursville Police Department: FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: Police and federal agents tracked down and arrested a Delaware man wanted in Oklahoma on several felony warrants Sept. 12 at a house in the 800 block of Main Street, acc

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-23 04:01:00

California fugitive, two Cape May County residents charged in North Wildwood burglary

NORTH WILDWOOD - A wanted fugitive from California by the FBI and two Cape May County residents were arrested and charged in a Wednesday burglary. Officers responded about 10:57 p.m. to a house on the 1400 block of Delaware Avenue and saw a woman sitting in a car outside the home, police said. Late

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

Correctional officer indicted in Elkton Road fatal hit-and-run

A 29-year-old correctional officer has been indicted in the hit-and-run death of a man on Elkton Road in July. According to the indictment, Todd A. Stillman, of Newark, was behind the wheel of a black Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck when he struck 44-year-old Kelvin Dottin and fled the scene. Dottin, wh

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-22 19:19:00

Downtown Wilmington building closed due to code violations

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE FIRES One dead, two injured in Wilmington fire | 0:41 A fire Monday night on W. 37th St. killed one person and left two others hospitalized. 9/12/17 Jerry Habraken & Damian Giletto/The News Journal 1 of 12 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 21:14:05

Wilmington man facing minimum 15-year sentence for having gun as habitual offender

A 27-year-old Wilmington man pled guilty to possession of a firearm by a person prohibited in court Friday, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced. According to the DOJ, Brandon Gibson, 27, pled guilty to the charges stemming from a March 2017 incident where Wilmington Police observed h

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-22 18:29:00

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash in Newark

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME Man arrested after attempting to kidnap children from day care | 0:46 A 47-year-old man faces charges he pushed and punched his way through a Christiana-area day care center in an attempt to kidnap two infants Friday morning, state police said. John J. J

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 19:47:57

Burkie's Drive-In Under New Ownership

Burkie's Drive-in reopened this past summer. Burkie's is Delaware County's oldest operating restaurant, having been open every season since 1954. The new owner, Troy Stovall, and his business partner, Jonah Sizemore, did not want to end that streak. Stovall said he found Burkie's on the Internet a

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 23:30:21

Dagsboro officer honored after shooting attacking pit bull

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE NEWS WATCH: Local Artist works with schools and organizations to paint murals to help educate | 2:53 John Donato paints murals with children that focus on subjects such as bully prevention, character building or anything else they are trying to instill i

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-23 14:21:53

Delco Police Conducting DUI Checkpoint This Weekend

Police in the southern part of Delaware County will be out in force this weekend in an effort to crack down on impaired driving. The Nether Providence Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint at a location in the township Sept. 22 through Sept. 24. Checkpoints focus on identifying

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:18:00

Coldwell Banker Bethany Beach hosts adoption event to benefit pets displaced by hurricanes

Sophia Goldman is shown holding a puppy at Coldwell Banker's adoption event. SUBMITTED PHOTO Agents and staff from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Bethany Beach office joined together with the Brandywine Valley SPCA to host a dog adoption event featuring dogs from local shelters as well as s

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Some Delaware Correctional Officers Concerned Over Rec. Time for Maximum Security Inmates

DOVER, Del. -- Some correctional officers in Delaware are concerned about staffing accomodations for maximum security inmates at the Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, a prison that experienced an inmate uprising in February in which a correctional officer died. Jurgen Burgoyne, a former correc

WBOC - 2017-09-22 03:31:00

Christina embarks on massive turnaround to help Wilmington students

One of the lowest-performing school districts in the state says it will compete to attract more of the area's best students. When new superintendent Richard Gregg was a student in the district in the 1970s, Christina was not only the biggest school district in the state, it had some of the best test

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 17:50:25

Delaware Court of Chancery schedule, Sept. 25 to Sept. 29

No hearings scheduled Thursday 9:30 a.m. Wilmington, Master Zurn, New Castle County petitions 9:30 a.m. Dover, trial before Vice Chancellor Slights, Predeaux v. Perkins 10 a.m. Wilmington, settlement hearing before Vice Chancellor Laster, Haverhill Retirement System v. Kerley, et al. Friday 9:30 a.m

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 20:50:58

Suspects sought in over-the-counter drug theft

Police are trying to track down two women in Delaware County who are accused of swiping over-the-counter drugs at a grocery store. Authorities say these women stole $1,000 worth of cold medicines. The pair are accused of hitting the ACME on Lansdowne Avenue in Upper Darby. Police say the women also

6ABC.COM - 2017-09-23 11:10:02

'Nasty' for Veteran to Have Service Dog in Restaurant, Customer Says

DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) - An argument broke out after a woman complained about a veteran's service dog being allowed inside a Delaware restaurant. The News Journal in Wilmington reported Wednesday that the video shows a woman yelling that it's "nasty" to have the dog in the restaurant. Nearby, a ma

MILITARY.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Workers Sent to Hospital After Exposure Incident at Delaware DuPont Experimental Station

An unknown amount of workers were exposed to a substance at DuPont's facility in Delaware. AP Photo/Seth Perlman Hazardous materials emergency personnel responded to an incident Saturday morning at a DuPont research facility in Wilmington, Delaware. Contractors working in a laboratory at the DuPont

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-23 18:06:37