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Dover man pleads guilty to rape

A 31-year-old Dover man has entered a guilty plea in a October 2, 2018 rape in Milford. Police were dispatched to the 800 block of South Fourth Street around 9 a.m. the morning after the incident. According to the Department of Justice, Kamau Graves went to the victim’s home claiming he was looking


Dover wins Henlopen Conference boys basketball crown: Unbeaten Senators top Lake Forest 75-56

DOVER — Dover High has plenty of room on the walls of its spacious gym for more championship banners. And the Senators boys’ players were more than happy to add another number to the wall on Friday night.


State park fee season to go into effect on March 1

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Parks and Recreation reminds visitors to Delaware’s state parks that 2019 entrance fees will be in effect starting Friday, March 1, and will last through Nov. 30.


VIDEO | Unbeaten Dover wins 21st straight game to claim Henlopen crown

Dover's Elijah Allen hit 5 three-pointers in the 3rd quarter as the Senators stayed unbeaten with a 75-56 victory over Lake Forest in the 2019 Henlopen Conference Boys Basketball Championship Game.


Controversial Delaware Property Tax Proposed for Del Tech Off the Table

DOVER, Del. --- A controversial proposal allowing Delaware Technical and Community College tax property owners to fund maintenance and repairs at the school's campuses around the state is no longer being pursued by its chief supporters.


The Charming Out Of The Way Flea Market In Delaware You Won’t Soon Forget

Shopping is one of Delaware’s favorite hobbies! After all, we have no sales tax, so it’s our excuse to go a little wild. When you’re looking to treat yourself to something off-the-wall or unique, head to Spence’s Bazaar on the outskirts of Dover to find the most interesting flea market in Delaware.


Dover Police Searching For Suspect In Convenience Store Robbery

DOVER, Del. - Police are searching for a robber who held up a 7-11 store on South New Street early Wednesday morning. Police say a male suspect entered the store shortly before 6 a.m., pulled out a firearm and demanded the clerk place money in a black book bag.


Over 1,400 Bags of Suspected Fentanyl Found in Frederica Home

FREDERICA, Del.- Delaware State Police arrested a man on Friday on multiple drug and weapon charges. On February 22, 2019 around 6:15 a.m., troopers conducted a traffic stop on N.E. Front Street in Milford. The stop was initiated in the matter of Joseph Whaley, 30, of Frederica for active felony war


Three Marydel Suspects Arrested for Spree of Delaware Thefts

HARTLY/MARYDEL, Del. – Three suspects were arrested in connection with a spree of thefts from motor vehicles in the Hartly and Marydel areas. Police say the investigation began on Dec. 5, 2018, when troopers were made aware of three theft incidents in which unsecured vehicles on Proctors Purchase Rd


Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Thursday, Feb. 26 in Dover

Proposed migratory game bird hunting seasons and state’s recent deer harvest topics for discussion. DOVER – Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.


Variety of drugs found in Seaford arrests

Delaware State Police have arrested two men following an investigation into the sale of illegal drugs in the Concord and Seaford areas. The investigation began in early February 2019, when police learned that 28-year-old William Matthews, of Felton, was selling heroin and cocaine out of his vehicle


Police identify the driver who traveled off of Route 1 and into a pond in Townsend

According to Delaware State Police, Jamie Powell, 35, of Dagsboro was the driver killed in the accident on Wednesday 20, 2019. Police say the 2016 Hyundai Sonata driven by Powell lost control on the snow covered Route 1 northbound in the area of New Discovery Road around 1:06 p.m., slid off of the e


Police reviewing traffic stop in which officer drew gun

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say they're reviewing a traffic stop in which a trooper is seen on cellphone video pulling a gun on the driver. Forty-year-old Mack Buckley of Lincoln captured the Feb. 14 encounter on video and posted it on Facebook.


Staff changes at Delaware State Golf Association

William “Bill” Barrow, longtime executive director of the Delaware State Golf Association, is no longer with the nonprofit organization. “Bill’s a great guy,” said DSGA Board President Robert Strong. “I’ve known him a long, long time. It was just that the board decided to move into a different direc


Delaware State Fair 2019 concert tickets on sale Feb. 23

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 for the Delaware State Fair summer concert series, including big names such as Brantley Gilbert and Sugarland. Other confirmed acts in the summer lineup are Dan + Shay, Bethel Music, Darci Lynne and Friends. The final roster of performers will be


State must raise pay for adult caregivers, advocates say

DOVER — In 2018, the General Assembly unanimously passed legislation to raise the hourly rates the state pays to subsidize services provided by caregivers for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.


Best Bets: Dover-based Awake at Last takes on music world

After a busy 2018, Dover-based rock band Awake at Last is looking at even more schedule-packed 2019. While last year saw the four-member group play a stint on the final run of the Warped Tour and at the iMatter Festival alongside bands such as Underoath and August Burns Red as well as opening for As


Singer R. Kelly in Chicago Police Custody

R. Kelly surrendered to Chicago police Friday night after being ushered away from his West Side recording studio in a black van. Kelly was indicted on charges of criminal sexual abuse in Illinois' Cook County, court records showed Friday, following decades of allegations the singer sexually abused u


Conviction upheld in Abdul White murder case

WILMINGTON — A convicted murderer’s 2017 trial was properly conducted, the Delaware Supreme Court determined Tuesday, and a life sentence will thus continue. Abdul T. White was deemed responsible for the shooting death of a Milford man on Aug. 8, 2015, during a home invasion made in the search for a


Smyrna Man Arrested for Firearm Felonies and Deer Poaching

DOVER, Del. - Officers for DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police in Delaware arrested a Smyrna man on multiple felony firearm and deer poaching charges following an investigation into illegal deer hunting.