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Three sentenced for deadly home invasion near New Castle in 2015
Three Wilmington people have been sentenced for their part in a 2015 deadly home invasion in the Collins Park neighborhood near New Castle, the Delaware Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Miguel Taylor, 26, and Dameir Walker, 25, were sentenced on Friday, while Zieisha Watters, 26, was senten
Was Wilmington family booted from home victim of Craigslist scam?
Alexander Pratt had been living in a rented Wilmington home with his fiancee and his son for nearly 10 months when he said he returned last Sunday to find a locksmith changing the locks and police warning him that if he entered, he would be arrested for trespassing. "All our things are still locked
Crash on I-95 northbound causes delays
Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRASHES Two-vehicle crash shuts Chestnut Hill Road | 0:37 A two-vehicle crash has shut the eastbound lanes of East Chestnut Hill Road (Del. 4) near Todd Lane. 11/8/17 John J. Jankowski Jr./Special to The News Journal 1 of 9 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE P
Wilmington officials behind on tax, water bills
Wilmington city officials, responsible for setting tax rates and managing budgets, owe money to the city, county and local school systems. The News Journal reviewed tax records for properties owned by city council members and city department heads. As of Monday, five council members and one departm
This is N.J.'s deadliest road for pedestrians -- and the people trying to make it safer
A 17-year-old high school student. A 37-year-old man with disabilities. A father of two. A mother of three. All are among two dozen killed while crossing or walking along Route 130 in the past five years. The highway runs from Pennsville Township in Salem County all the way to North Brunswick Townsh
Robotics program teaches students to problem solve
Students around Delaware are working toward the FIRST Tech Challenge competition by participating in 'scrimmages' before the statewide event in February. A recent meet at Padua showed them how far they've come and what still needs work. William Bretzger/The News Journal The world of robotics is one
The most Delaware-y drink ever?
Jeffrey "Doc" Cheskin is not above pleading. Since last year's opening of his Liquid Alchemy Beverages, the state's first modern-day meadery, the meadmaker has been pleading with the guys from Smyrna's Painted Stave Distillery for the oak barrels they use to age their spirits. "This all came down to
Dewey employees file harassment complaint
As threatened by their attorney in October, Dewey employees who filed a complaint in June with the Delaware Public Integrity Commission against former Town Manager Marc Appelbaum have now filed a harassment complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It was submitted Nov. 16 by
Strong winds forecast for this weekend
Strong winds are expected this weekend in parts of Northern Nevada, including Carson City and Douglas, Storey and Washoe counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a a high wind warning starting Saturday evening through late Sunday. "South to southwest 25 to 35 (miles per hour) with gus
The Nov. 24 R-C Morning Report
Genoa, Nev. - Happy Black Friday, which means a lot of stores are open, and local and state governmental offices are closed. By the time you read this, though most of the deals have come and been picked through. We broke a record for warmest temperature on Nov. 23 with 72 degrees. The record high te
Polar Express again lights up Christmas season in Carson City
Julia Nolen, one of the chefs on the Polar Express, sings the opening number "The Polar Express." Taylor Pettaway/Nevada Appeal | Wyatt Dotson and Hazel Boyer show off their Polar Express tickets while waiting in line to board the train with the family and friends. Taylor Pettaway/Nevada Appeal | An
Carson City development to add homes, retail and office space to heart of downtown
Construction continues on the much anticipated mixed-use project headed by the Hop and Mae Adams Foundation in Carson City's downtown historic district. The parcel bounded by Curry, Nevada, Telegraph and Proctor streets will soon be graced by a historically-inspired three-story complex that will inc
Carson City weekend weather: Strong winds, snow over the passes by late Sunday
A potent Pacific storm will move into the Carson City region beginning Saturday night bringing gusty winds, rain and mountain snow, according to the National Weather Service. The winds will begin Saturday afternoon and continue through Sunday night with the strongest winds during the day on Sunday.
Carson City deputies make reckless driving, disorderly conduct and domestic battery arrests
A 20-year-old Carson City man was arrested Wednesday for misdemeanor suspicion of DUI, driving with an expired license, minor consuming alcohol, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to stop at a stop sign, reckless driving and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. A
Felony drug charges for transient, says Carson City Sheriff's Office
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 8:42 p.m., a 40-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of ex-felon failed to register after deputies conducted a pedestrian stop near Highway 50 and Lompa Lane.
Carson City Host Lions Club needs acts for talent show
The Carson Host Lions Club is seeking three to four more individual local acts to perform in its Grand Slam Musical Talent Show, benefitting the Carson High School girls softball team. The talent show will feature seven local acts performed by all ages at the Carson Nugget Ballroom Jan. 13, 6-9 p.m.
Friends of the Venice Library embark on $1.3 million capital campaign
VENICE - The Friends of The Venice Library recently launched the first phase of a $1.3 million fundraising effort designed to outfit the city's new library. A variety of naming opportunities are available for donors seeking to make their mark in the new facility. The campaign started Nov. 17, with
US sanctions Venice couple for false claims on nutritional supplements
The Federal Trade Commission has cracked down on three Venice companies and their owners for selling dietary supplements that promised to treat everything from common colds to AIDS. The companies and owners Anna McLean and Robert McLean settled FTC false advertising charges filed in federal court th
Lobeck: Venice to lift limits on developers
"Keep Venice Venice": Control growth strictly, to preserve our special quality of life. That's the message city planners heard from Venetians over months of early public input on "updating" the Venice Comprehensive Plan. Yet, city planners ran in the opposite direction. They drafted a new Comprehens
3 killed on Thanksgiving after wrong-way driver crashes into car on I-75
GIBSONTON, Fla. (WFLA) - Troopers say three people were killed on Thanksgiving after a wrong-way crash in Gibsonton. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes near Gibsonton Drive. Highway officials said 21-year-old Justin B. Latkin of Bradenton was traveling northbound in the southbound center lan