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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.
Police Investigating Deadly Hit and Run
HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian. State police said in a news release that a 53-year-old Harrington man was crossing U.S. 13 south of the intersection with Corn Crib Road when he was struck by a vehicle traveling in t
Artists give Santa’s house in Milford ‘a little extra Christmas magic’
Local artists brought their magic to downtown Milford this holiday season one simple task at a time, giving the Santa House a new spark. “The Santa House sort of fell into the design committee’s lap through Downtown Milford, Inc. for various reasons. We decided since it was kind of a sad, sterile Sa
Pedestrian killed in hit and run
HARRINGTON, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a hit and run that killed a pedestrian Friday night. We’re told a 53-year old Harrington man was crossing U.S. Route 13, just south of the intersection with Corn Crib Rd, when he was hit in the northbound right lane by an unknown vehicle. Th
Felton woman makes the grades with 4.0 at Delaware State
DOVER — Kristen Rio achieved what few students can only dream of throughout her college career — perfection. The 29-year-old Felton resident was one of just three Delaware State University fall graduates among nearly 200 to earn a 4.0 grade-point average while chasing after a Bachelor’s in Public He
Kris Kringle goes on trial in Sussex County
Santa Claus went on trial Dec. 11 in Sussex County. The court provided three performances of the classic movie “Miracle on 34th Street,” starring real-life judges and attorneys.
Scenic Delaware: Blue heron
Arthur Weidner of Milford took this photo of a blue heron at Prime Hook Beach on Nov. 17. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email email@example.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see
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.
Videotaped Package Delivery Irks Kent County Resident
CHESWOLD, Del. --- Chris Walsh got an alert on Thursday from his motion-sensitive door camera after a delivery truck with a package he was expecting arrived at his house. What Walsh said he didn't expect was to see the driver fling the package onto his front porch with an audible thud.
Ellendale man facing life in prison for murdering friend during argument
A 36-year-old Ellendale man who pled guilty to killing his friend is facing life in prison when sentenced, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday. According to the DOJ, Don Martinez killed his friend Kevin King by shooting him numerous times during an argument in the parking lot of the
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.
Millsboro man charged after traffic stop locates nearly 8,000 bags of heroin
A Millsboro man was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop turned up 7,800 bags of heroin. According to the Delaware State Police Department, just after 7 p.m. Thursday, troopers observed a 2004 dark blue Ford Explorer traveling eastbound on Old Landing Road, approaching the intersection at I
Dover Police arrest man on drug and firearms charges
DOVER, Del. – A man was arrested and charged after a search of his home led to the discovery of drugs and a gun. Dover Police say they executed a search warrant at a home in the 700 block of Bacon Avenue on Wednesday, regarding a drug investigation. During the search, 2,507 grams of marijuana and a
Former Bob Evans to Become Steak Restaurant
In mid-September, people searching for a hot breakfast found a sign on the door of the Milford Bob Evans Restaurant that said the location was closed permanently. Recently, Steve Akoglo, owner of The Palace in Milford, announced that he has purchased the former Bob Evans building with plans to open
Sussex County Superior Court rules Kringle to be Santa
After a harrowing hearing, Sussex County Superior Court Judge Jan R. Jurden ruled that Kris Kringle is, in fact, Santa Claus. The court overheard a competency hearing as to whether or not Kringle is the storied jolly man in a red suit.
Local women arrested in Georgetown burglaries
The Delaware State Police this week arrested the two local women they said were suspects with burglaries in Georgetown. Kathy Hunsucker, 45, of Selbyville and Christina Harvey, 49, of Dagsboro were charged in connection with two burglaries on Leah Street in the Fish Hook mobile home park in Georgeto
Dover man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder in 2017 shooting in Milford
DOVER — A Dover man potentially faces life in prison after pleading guilty to a second-degree murder charge for summer of 2017 shooting at a Milford apartment complex. Don R. Martinez will learn his sentencing fate on Feb. 1 for the death of Ellendale resident Kevin M. King, 36. Milford Police said
MHS Student Dies from Accident
Charles Everett Shockley, 16, who was a student at Milford High School was struck while riding his bicycle with his dog on Monday, December 3. Shockley was struck by a 29-year old Seaford man who performed CPR on him while awaiting the arrival of emergency responders. He was initially transported to
Woodbridge remains unbeaten behind 29-pt night from Jamon Kane
MILFORD, De. – The Woodbridge Blue Raiders trekked into Milford High School Thursday night for a showdown with the undefeated (3-0) Buccaneers. Behind 29 points from Jamon Kane, the Blue Raiders walked out victorious, 69-45.
Sober Living Keeps Families Together
The road to addiction recovery is hard enough but imagine trying to stay sober while homeless. Morgan Chambers remembers how a Connections recovery residence once helped keep her safe and sober. “This is the only time in your life when you can live somewhere safe and drug free,” said Chambers. “Not