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Man Barricades Himself In Home, More Bomb Threats: Top News

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy second week of December and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 20:00:00

Bear attacks woman trying to retrieve her dog, drags her 80 yards

MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Pennsylvania Game Commission officials believe they know what may have led to a bear attack last week that left a woman in critical condition. The commission's investigation has revealed the bear that attacked Melinda Lebarron earlier this week may have had cubs with it,

FOX43.COM - 2018-12-17 09:55:36

Newark Area Welfare Committee spreads holiday cheer through food drive

The dreary weather on Saturday morning didn't stop the Newark Area Welfare Committee from spreading holiday cheer. Saturday was the conclusion of an effort that collected thousands of pounds of food for those in need. Recipients lined up at the First Presbyterian Church of Newark while volunteers he

NEWARK POST - 2018-12-17 05:30:00

Delaware baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel

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.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-17 03:35:27

Murder suspect may walk without trial because of prosecutors' 'egregious' snooping

The Delaware Supreme Court will decide whether a murder suspect should remain free because prosecutors ordered the raid of his prison cell and reviewed confidential correspondence with his attorney.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-17 11:00:00

Police searching for Dallas Cowboys fan in connection to Newark supermarket purse theft

A woman in a Dallas Cowboys sweatshirt distracted a victim in a Newark supermarket long enough for an accomplice to steal the victim's purse while she was distracted, city authorities announced Thursday.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-13 20:34:00

Police Release Name Of Pedestrian Killed By Driver Charged With DUI In New Castle County

CLAYMONT, Del. (CBS/AP) — Delaware State Police have released the name of the pedestrian who was struck and killed when a drunken driver hit him in New Castle County early Friday.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-15 15:33:02

2 women charged with smuggling drugs into Delco prison

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Two women have been charged after they took drugs into the county prison in separate incidents on the same day, authorities said. Colleen Marie Davies, 37, of Newark, Del., and Kimberley Packard, 29, of Brookhaven, were arrested for bringing drugs into the George W. Hill Correctio

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-12-14 10:23:00

Heavy rain closes roads in New Castle County

At least three roads were closed in Delaware Sunday afternoon due to localized flooding. The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for New Castle County early Sunday afternoon, as heavy rain continued to fall in northern Delaware.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 20:33:00

Meet the State Police sergeant that helped catch New Castle County's serial rapist

A State Police sergeant determined to catch the man who sexually assaulted a woman at a local convenience store in 2017 was recognized this week for uncovering information that led to the suspect's indictment as an accused serial rapist.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 19:22:00

Ringing the bell: Volunteers collect donations for the Salvation Army

Salvation Army red kettles have been a Christmas tradition since 1891, when a Salvation Army captain in San Francisco used a kettle to collect money to feed the poor. Today, the red kettles, and the bellringing volunteers who help call attention to them, are a ubiquitous sight across the country eac

NEWARK POST - 2018-12-15 19:15:00

Crash closes Limestone Road at Arundel Drive

A crash closed Limestone Road at Arundel Drive in Stanton about 3:20 p.m. Sunday. Two people were trapped in their vehicle, according to scanner traffic. At least two cars were involved.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 20:51:00

Delaware boy bullied because of Trump name receives medal of courage

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- An 11-year-old boy in Delaware whose parents say he has been bullied because of his last name Trump was honored Saturday for his bravery to stand up to his bullies.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-16 01:32:57

Delaware man sentenced for selling heroin that killed woman

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man has been sentenced to more than seven years behind bars for knowingly selling heroin with an "extra risk" to a woman who later died. Multiple media outlets report that the U.S. Attorney's Office said 58-year-old James Goodwyn of Wilmington, also known as "Wali

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-12-15 19:39:58

Ramp closures in Wilmington, Newport and Claymont could add to the daily commute

Closed on-ramps and off-ramps in Wilmington, Newport and Claymont could add to the daily commute this week, while street closures in Wilmington could cause drivers headaches. Here are construction projects that will impact the most commuters in Delaware this week:

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-16 11:20:00

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.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-16 00:39:26

The week ahead: Christmas events planned throughout Newark

Christmas concert: Friday, 7 p.m., at Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 308 Possum Park Road. The First State Symphonic Band will perform “Russian Christmas Music for Symphonic Band” and themes from “The Polar Express” as well as other Christmas favorites. Free.

NEWARK POST - 2018-12-14 05:30:00

Wilmington council seat remains vacant after volatile meeting

Two weeks after the first recommendation to appoint a new Wilmington City Council member, the city's 1st District seat remains empty. Councilwoman Loretta Walsh tabled her attempt to hold a second vote to appoint Albert Mills to his brother's old council seat on Thursday night, lacking the votes nee

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-14 14:56:00

PA man charged with DUI after fatally hitting pedestrian in Claymont

The Pennsylvania man who hit and killed a pedestrian on Govenor Printz Boulevard in Claymont early Friday was drunk, state police said. State police said Bruce Bryan, a 24-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2004 GMC Yukon on Governor Printz Boulevard near Hillside Road around 12:45 a

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-12-14 12:39:00

Speed a factor in crash that killed Delaware high school student, police say

MARSHALLTON, Del. (WPVI) -- Police in Delaware say speed was a factor in a crash that left a high school student dead. 18-year-old Sarai Trujillo was killed in the crash on the 1800 block of Newport Road in Marshallton just before 7:30 a.m.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-14 18:59:27