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Most of Delaware under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – The National Weather Service has expanded its Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland and southern New Jersey, including the following areas, in Delaware: Delaware beaches, Inland Sussex, Kent and New Castle Counties.
Aston Township carnival shut down permanently after large fight, arrests made
ASTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPVI) -- Cell phone video captured some of the chaos that erupted at the Aston Township Fire Department carnival on Thursday night. Unfortunately, a massive brawl would become the last few moments in history for the annual carnival.
Six vie for next Mrs. Delaware America crown
With Kimberly Phillips’ reign as Mrs. Delaware ending later this month, she’s already offering her successor some timely advice. “Never waver or falter in your integrity or character. Stand strong in who you are and you will fulfill more than you could ever imagine,” said Phillips, a second-grade te
Flash flood watch extended for South Jersey as thunderstorms loom
With driving rains and tropical downpours expected, the National Weather Service has extended the area of the flash flood watch. All of South Jersey is now included Friday and Saturday.
Police ID Wilmington man killed in Middletown crash with fire truck
Delaware State Police identified Tuesday the 57-year-old Wilmington man killed in a crash in Middletown Saturday. According to authorities, Alan C. Edmonds was killed in a collision with a marked fire truck along U.S. 301 north of Bunker Hill Road on April 13, 2019. Edmonds struck the truck from beh
Fallen Delaware trooper's widow honors his memory in fundraiser to benefit NAMI Delaware's Veterans Response Team
The widow of Delaware State Trooper Corporal Stephen Ballard continues to keep his memory alive nearly two years after he was killed in the line of duty. Ballard was gunned down while approaching a suspicious vehicle at a Wawa in Bear on April 26, 2017. In his memory, Louise Cummings started the Bal
50-Year-Old North East Man Charged In Drug Bust
NORTH EAST, Md. (WJZ) — A 50-year-old North East man was arrested on drugs and weapons charges. Maryland State Police charged Jesse Hyman intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl mix and methamphetamine, two counts of possession with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substances, five counts of p
DSP investigating fatal crash in Middletown
MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of one Saturday evening. Officials say the accident happened just before 8 p.m., on US 301 north of Bunker Hill Road. A fire truck was traveling northbound on US 301 on its way to assist a previous collision wit
Brawl At Delaware County Carnival From ‘Out-Of-Town Troublemakers’ Puts Permanent End To Event, Officials Say
ASTON, Pa. (CBS) — A big brawl at an annual community carnival in Delaware County has prompted officials to put an end to the event permanently. Police swarmed the scene at 2900 Dutton Mill Road in Aston around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday.
Wilmington driver dies in collision with firetruck in Middletown
A Wilmington man died Saturday night in Middletown after he drove into the back of a firetruck that was stopped on U.S. Route 301 at an earlier collision. Delaware State Police said the crash happened at about 7:57 p.m., just north of Bunker Hill Road.
Honor Roll: Delaware Academy
The following students at Delaware Academy were named to the third-quarter honor roll. Principal’s honor: Hannah Baxter, Raegan Bracchy, Adrionna Cecce, Skylar Costello, Jessica Davis, Kate Davis, Sibyla Giles, Jillian Lees, Aileen Nealis, Miles Philion and Anna Post.
Authorities Remove Dead Cats From Wilmington Home After Odor Plagues Neighbors For Months
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities say an unknown number of dead cats were removed from a Delaware home where neighbors say a woman who was hospitalized had lived. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the cats were taken out in trash bags from a Wilmington home on Thursday.
"GIVE ME YOUR HAND!" Video shows Camden cops rescuing people from burning cars
CAMDEN N.J. (WPVI) -- Four Camden County police officers are being recognized for their heroic efforts that saved lives. Police say at approximately 2:30 a.m. on April 7th, officers Vaughn Edwards, Joseph Mair, Brian McCline and Vincent Russomano responded to a Interstate 676 where there was a crash
Teenager arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend in Delaware
Houston, Del. – A Delaware man is behind bars after police say he broke into a home and physically assaulted his 15-year-old girlfriend. On Thursday, April 18th, shortly before 11:30 P.M., Delaware State Police responded to the 1200 block of Pine Street in Houston for a report of domestic related bu
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
No injuries reported in drive-by shooting in Smyrna
Smyrna Police are still looking for the suspect. Police say the shooting happened at about 5:40 p.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Dairy Drive in Sunnyside Village. Officers found a vehicle damaged by a bullet, and the investigation revealed that there was an argument with the shooter coming back to
Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.
Delaware State University honors three women of achievement
Delaware State University held its annual Ladies Hats & Gloves Tea March 31. For their achievement and community involvement, honors were presented to Dr. Hanifa Shabazz, Peggy Joyce Hunter Swygert, and the Rev. Jean Wylie. More than 300 women and a few brave men attended the DSU Hats & Gloves Tea i
Delaware, New Jersey Among 6 Fastest-Warming States, Research Shows
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new federal report is warning about the rapidly increasing threat of climate change in the U.S. The study revealed that the Delaware Valley is home to some the fastest-warming states in the entire country.
New bill looks to ban plastic bags in Delaware
DELAWARE – A Delaware bill that just introduced this week would limit the use of plastic bags at Delaware retailers. House Bill 130 expands Delaware’s existing at-store recycling program by largely prohibiting single-use carryout plastic bags at large and chain stores.