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Man charged with murdering 2 girlfriends allegedly threatened to kill a 3rd

The obituary described Daniel J. Brennan, her live-in boyfriend and father of one of her kids with another on the way, as her fiance.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-18 08:00:00

US 40 closed in both directions in Bear

There is police activity in the lot of Gabe's, 200 Eden Circle, off U.S. 40.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-18 02:56:00

Suspicious package in Wilmington, police on scene

(Photo: DELAWARE NEWS JOURNAL)Wilmington Police are investigating a suspicious package in the area of East Ninth and French streets late Friday morning.All traffic on French Street and eastbound traffic on East Ninth Street is being diverted.This is a developing story. Check for updates.Smyrna man

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-17 15:50:00

Smyrna man shoots himself after abducting estranged wife, state police say

Steven Smith, 26, of Smyrna, drove the 28-year-old victim in her vehicle to West Virginia, threatening to kill her and then kill himself, police said. He did shoot himself, but the victim escaped with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-17 12:14:00

Wilmington-area liquor store robbed at gunpoint

According to authorities, a man entered the Silverside Discount Liquor store at 1401 Philadelphia Pike around 8:30 p.m. on August 17, 2018, and demanded money from the register at gunpoint.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-17 17:39:00

Gun, magazines, 247 rounds of ammunition found at Port of Wilmington

Authorities found a handgun, magazines and more than 240 rounds of ammunition heading to Honduras at the Port of Wilmington, the Department of Homeland Security announced Friday.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-17 19:49:00

Newark man pleads guilty to beating girlfriend, pouring bleach on her

A Newark man pled guilty to punching and strangling his girlfriend, then pouring bleach on her in December 2017, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-17 18:44:00

Vincent White, New Castle County District 4

Candidate statement:For 22 years the district has had the same unchallenged elected representation. I will fight for good jobs, paying a livable wage: 21st century youth training & employment opportunities, affordable housing, & health care for all regardless of income.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-17 21:42:00

Detention hearing pushed back for man charged in fatal stabbing of woman

Ishmael Coleman, 41, was charged in the stabbing death of 38-year-old Takeela Wilson. (HCPO photo)

NJ.COM - 2018-08-17 12:28:00

Traffic stop-turned-pursuit leads to recovery of stolen handgun

A 26-year-old man was found in possession of a stolen gun during a traffic stop-turned-pursuit west of New Castle, county authorities announced Thursday.According to New Castle County Police, Warren May fled in a gray Dodge when officers attempted to stop him for committing a traffic violation. Poli


VIDEO | 'Terrierfied' on Smalleys Pond

A Boston Terrier was rescued from atop the dam on Smalleys Pond on Friday morning, August 17, 2018.A 9-1-1 call alerted emergency responders to the dog's plight around 8:45 a.m.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-17 16:09:00

Wilmington City Councilman Bob Williams: "We're playing Russian Roulette" by using a rolling bypass

At least one member of Wilmington City Council is not lock and step with the mayor when as it pertains to a lawsuit by firefighters against the city over the Canby Park fire in September of 2016."I'm just hoping this incident (the Canby Park fire) doesn't bankrupt our city, but I'm very fearful it j

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-17 02:30:00

Motorcycle collision closes Del. 273 near New Castle

(Photo: John Jankowski)Delaware State Police are on the scene of a collision near the intersection of Del. 273 and Appleby Road near New Castle.At 9:54 p.m. Wednesday, state police tweeted the intersection has been closed due to the collision.(Troopers are on the scene at Rte 273/Appleby for a) Coll


New Castle County Police charge man with sexually assaulting child he met on gay dating app Grindr

A 26-year-old from north of Middeltown man has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor he arranged to meet on a dating app, New Castle County Police announced Wednesday.According to authorities, Antwine Mobley, of the 500 block of Bobolink Court, used Grindr, which its developers call a "geoso


One of Newark's best-known Main Street bars has been replaced

Catherine Rooney's owner Joe McCoy has sold the bar, located in the heart of town across from University of Delaware's Academy Building, to first-time restaurant owner Jeff Frotton. He is a New Jersey native who moved to Wilmington last year after 40 years in California.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-17 13:24:00

Wilmington City Councilman Bob Williams: Canby Park fire lawsuit could 'bankrupt city'

At least one member of Wilmington City Council is not lock and step with the mayor when it comes to a lawsuit filed by firefighters and surviving family members of three firefighters killed in a Canby Park row home in September of 2016."I'm just hoping this incident doesn't bankrupt our city, but I'

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-17 02:30:00

Crash on Elkton Road kills Delaware man

ELKTON – A man was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Route 279 (Elkton Road), a short distance south of the Delaware state line, according to Maryland State Police.Investigators identified Leon Turulski Jr., age unavailable, of Newark, Del., as the victim. Turulski was pronounced de


Pope condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania

MORE:Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children, per report|Key dates in the Pennsylvania church abuse scandal|Oral sex, then holy water: Report documents abuse by priests

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 21:18:00

Delco man shoots wife, then kills self during 100-mph police chase

Gilbert Snowden, whose wife had obtained a permanent protection from abuse order against him earlier this year, crashed his BMW into the guardrail near the Island Avenue off-ramp in Philadelphia after leading police on a 100-mph pursuit about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Upper Chichester Police Chief Thoma


Worker killed after trench collapse in Oak Lane

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Three men from a tech plumbing and heating company were working underground in Oak Lane when a combination of dirt and concrete fell into their work area. Two men escaped, but one contractor died.The incident happened under their work staging area in the rear of 106 W. Walnut Pa

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 22:35:00