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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


Feds seize counterfeit Juul products bound for Newark

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia seized a cache of phony e-cigarette pods that were destined for an address in Newark, officials said. The package arrived in Philadelphia from China on April 1 and was labeled as “plastic pipe sample,” according to CBP spokesman Stephen Sap


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.


Christina School District takes on taxing effort of building referendum support

A number of school districts have held tax referendums this year, with varying results. Next up is the Christina School District,which puts its ask for more operating budget funding before voters April 19th.


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


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.


New Newark mayor, council members sworn in

Newark’s new mayor and two new council members were sworn Thursday during a brief ceremony attended by family members and friends. One by one, they raised their right hand and recited the oath of office administered by Newark Alderman Lisa Hatfield.


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.


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


Police: Woman robbed Newark Home Depot, pulled knife on cop

Three people are facing charges after a woman robbed a Newark hardware store at knifepoint and then brandished a knife toward a police officer, authorities said. The incident happened just after 5:30 p.m. April 10 at the Home Depot at Suburban Plaza, according to Master Cpl. William Smith, a spokesm


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.


Man charged with pointing pellet gun at woman in her Wilmington home after she asks him to leave

A 19-year-old man was charged with threatening a woman with a pellet gun, Wilmington Police announced Friday. According to authorities, Alexander Cosme pointed what the victim believed to be a black handgun at a woman in the 1200 block of West 4th Street around 6:30 a.m. on April 11, 2019, after she


Wild video: Bear cub approaches snowboarders at resort

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Wildlife officials in California are warning people not to get close to bears after a caught on camera moment many found cute.


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.


11 Places to Get Great Pretzels in Delaware

Whether they're covered in sea salt or topped with crab dip, here are some options for when you crave this twisted snack. Did you know that pretzels are believed to be the world's oldest snack? It just so happens National Pretzel Day falls on Friday, April 19 this year, and we can't think of a bette


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.


The Most Historic Town In Delaware Is Home To 5 Museums You’ve Got To See

Everyone knows that Delaware was the first state, but did you know that for five days, Delaware was the only state? There are so many fascinating tidbits of early American history to discover, and luckily, many of the earliest homes and buildings are still preserved in historic New Castle, Delaware.


Del. bill would change at-home aid laws

DELAWARE – Lawmakers are one step closer to getting a bipartisan piece of legislation regarding at home care passed in the General Assembly. It’s Senate bill 27 otherwise known as the Share the Care Act. Legislators say it will allow at home aids the ability to provide medications to family members,


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.


Police Looking For Speeding Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Man On His Way To Work In Delaware County

YEADON, Pa. (CBS) — A grieving widow wants answers after her husband was killed in a hit-and-run. Police say the victim was in the wrong place at the wrong time and got caught in between two speeding drivers.