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Hazmat responds to leak at Wawa dairy plant in Delaware County

MIDDLETOWN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Hazmat crews and firefighters responded to a chemical spill at the Wawa dairy plant in Delaware County. It happened around 2:45 a.m. on the 1300 block of West Baltimore Pike in Middletown Township.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-17 11:23:42

Middletown man heading to prison for 40 years for sexually abusing child in his care for a year

A 30-year-old Middletown man will go to prison for 40 years for repeatedly sexually abusing a child in his care over the course of a year, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced Friday.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-14 19:11:00

Meet the State Police sergeant that helped catch New Castle County's serial rapist

A State Police sergeant determined to catch the man who sexually assaulted a woman at a local convenience store in 2017 was recognized this week for uncovering information that led to the suspect's indictment as an accused serial rapist.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 19:22:00

Heavy rain closes roads in New Castle County

At least three roads were closed in Delaware Sunday afternoon due to localized flooding. The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for New Castle County early Sunday afternoon, as heavy rain continued to fall in northern Delaware.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 20:33:00

Police Release Name Of Pedestrian Killed By Driver Charged With DUI In New Castle County

CLAYMONT, Del. (CBS/AP) — Delaware State Police have released the name of the pedestrian who was struck and killed when a drunken driver hit him in New Castle County early Friday.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-15 15:33:02

Driver in Rehoboth crashes to be sentenced Jan. 4

The driver of a pickup truck that drove into multiple vehicles in Rehoboth Beach in July has pleaded no contest to third-offense DUI, vehicular assault and reckless endangerment charges.

CAPE GAZETTE - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Dover search warrant results in arrest on drug, firearm charges

DOVER — A 31-year-old man was arrested on drug and firearm charges Thursday after a search warrant execution at a residence the day before, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl, Mark Hoffman said.

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2018-12-15 05:11:23

Police seek driver who lost oil load

State police in New Castle are seeking the public's help in finding a white or beige tractor truck that dropped an oil-like substance onto a moving vehicle, just north of the Lawrence County line.

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2018-12-17 08:15:00

Suspect extradited, charged with murder of couple in Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect in the slayings of a couple who were expecting their first child has been extradited to Delaware and charged with murder. New Castle County Police say 38-year-old Walter Lolley was captured by U.S. Marshals in Georgia in September. He was extradited

FOX29.COM - 2018-12-15 14:49:00

Family, volunteers place wreaths on 1,200-plus graves at veterans cemetery in Millsboro

MILLSBORO — On a balmy but gray, drizzly day across southcentral Sussex County, Wreaths Across America came to the hallowed grounds of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2018-12-16 04:30:21

2017 Shooting Could Mean Life in Prison

Other defendants face prison time for sexual abuse, arson, and weapons charges. An Ellendale man faces the possibility of life in prison after pleading guilty to killing one of his friends. Deputy Attorneys General Susan Schmidhauser and Stephen Welch secured the plea from 36-year-old Don Martinez.

DELAWARE.GOV - 2018-12-14 19:01:28

Delaware baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel; 2 women in custody

NEW YORK CITY (WPVI) -- Two women were arrested in New York City after a 4-month-old boy from Delaware was found dead inside of a hotel. Police say Dominic Greene from Wilmington was found unresponsive at the Hotel Pennsylvania around 1 a.m. Saturday morning.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-16 00:39:26

Wreaths Across America convoy saluted in Middletown

The Wreaths Across America convoy of wreaths for Arlington National Cemetery and other veterans cemeteries was welcomed to Middletown today by residents and Silver Lake Elementary students and staff.

SMYRNA CLAYTON SUN TIMES - 2018-12-14 00:27:00

Dickinson High School senior dies in crash Friday morning

An 18-year-old John Dickinson High School student died in a car crash Friday morning. Sarai Trujillo, the driver, crashed into a tree and then into a pole in the 1800 block of Newport Road, according to New Castle County Police. She was dead at the scene.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-14 18:38:00

Speeding woman killed when vehicle leaves roadway and strikes telephone poll, tree outside Marshallton

An 18-year-old woman is dead and her 15-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries following a crash into a telephone pole outside Marshallton early Friday morning, New Castle County Police announced that afternoon.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-14 20:04:00

Man found guilty of setting fire to Townsend historical home after fight with daughter

A Townsend man was found guilty of setting his home on fire following an argument with his daughter, the Delaware Department of Justice officials. Officials said 42-year-old Christopher Gregg was found guilty by jury of arguing with one of his children in November 2017, trashing her bedroom, throwin

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-14 19:16:00

Senior Killed In Crash While Driving To John Dickinson High School, Police Say

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — A community in New Castle County is mourning the death of a high school senior after a tragic crash early Friday morning. The Red Clay School District says 18-year-old Sarai Trujillo was driving to John Dickinson High School in Wilmington around 7:10 a.m. when she was involv

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-14 14:50:33

Rollover crash injures 1, closes Christina Parkway east lanes in Newark

A two-car crash has closed all eastbound traffic on Christina Parkway (Del. 4) near South College Avenue in Newark and backed up west lanes. The west lanes are congested with one lane getting by, Newark police Sgt. Gerald Bryda said.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-15 00:02:00

Wardens seek black bear that attacked Pennsylvania woman and her Chihuahua

YORK, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission is attempting to capture the black bear that attacked and severely injured a woman and her dog this week. Melinda LeBarron, 51, has broken bones, cuts and bruises and multiple bites after the attack outside her home in rural in Muncy Creek Township, about

WUSA - 2018-12-14 23:14:00

Father and son charged in Naamans Road burglary and credit card theft

After publishing photos of a suspected burglar who police said was caught on surveillance cameras using a stolen credit card at a convenience store, New Castle County Police said they've made two arrests in the case.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-13 21:15:00