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Newark declares snow emergency as region braces for foot of snow

The city of Newark has declared a snow emergency as the area braces for up to a foot of snow Wednesday. All cars must be removed from roads designated as "snow emergency routes" by 2 a.m. Wednesday to avoid being towed. (Click here for a map of affected roads.) Due to the predicted snowfall, the cit

NEWARK POST - 2018-03-20 22:22:00

Newark house fire under investigation after displacing family

The Office of the State Fire Marshal has determined that a house fire in the Waters edge community in Newark was accidental. The blaze was reported shortly after 5 p.m. at the end on Winsome Way. The Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company responded and put out flames that engulfed the garage and damage

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-21 00:15:00

Ex-teacher who wanted to have sex with teen while her dad watched pleads guilty

WILMINGTON, Del. - A former Delaware teacher has pleaded guilty to attempting to entice a minor into engaging in sexual activity. U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss announced Monday that 37-year-old Joshua Rutherford entered his plea Monday. He was initially charged with two counts each of seeking child p

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 00:40:15

Blast of winter weather shutting down schools and more Wednesday

Delaware Public Media Wednesday's anticipated second wave of wintry weather is already prompting schools and government offices to close. In New Castle County, Appoquinimink, Brandywine, Christina, Colonial, New Castle County Vo-Tech and Red Clay school districts are all closed. The City of Newark s

DELAWAREPUBLIC.ORG - 2018-03-20 22:03:29

Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

Gov. Carney declares a state of emerency ahead of winter storm

Tuesday may have been the first day of spring, but the First State is dealing with a winter storm Wednesday. Gov. John Carney is declaring a state of emergency as of midnight Wednesday ahead of the storm. That allows him to activate the National Guard to help deal with anticipated heavy snow in New

DELAWAREPUBLIC.ORG - 2018-03-21 02:07:36

Conservation group looks to establish annual reforestation day in Newark

A conservation group is making plans to establish an annual reforestation day in Newark. The idea was proposed by the city's Conservation Advisory Commission, a volunteer committee that advises city council on environmental issues. Bob McDowell, a CAC member and a biology teacher at Newark High Scho

NEWARK POST - 2018-03-21 04:32:00

His career started with Newark basement shows. Now he sings for famed rockers MC5.

If you were a music fan in Newark in the early '90s, then you know the name Zen Guerrilla. The rock fusion four-piece made up of four University of Delaware students stormed the scene with its raucous shows led by 6-foot-7-inch frontman Marcus Durant, including one that had them "blackballed from ca

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-19 12:55:24

Driver killed in Route 273 crash, second in two days

RISING SUN - A driver was killed in a Tuesday evening crash on Route 273, the second fatal accident to strike that highway in two days. Just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, troopers from the Maryland State Police North East Barrack responded to the area of the 1000 block of Telegraph Road in Rising Sun fo

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-21 02:15:00

Trial begins for what prosecutors called the gang-related murder of Wilmington's 15-year-old Wingo

A young man went on trial Monday in connection with the May 2016 shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who was walking home from school on Wilmington's East Side. Diamonte Taylor was one of three suspects charged in the death of Brandon Wingo. The case looks to shine a spotlight on alleged gang activi

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-19 21:19:00

City of Newark closes city Wednesday, enacts snow emergency

Beginning at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, the city of Newark will close through the day, and enact a snow emergency. Officials announced city offices would be closed on March 21, and non-emergency essential personnel should not report. Emergency essential personnel should report as required or scheduled.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-20 21:07:00

Man charged with illegally operating all-terrain vehicle near New Castle

A 19-year-old man is facing charges he was illegally operating an all-terrain vehicle near New Castle over the weekend, police said. An officer was dispatched to Simonds Gardens Friday for a complaint of ATVs riding in the community's parkland. When the officer arrived, he saw a person riding on an

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-19 22:49:57

Police investigating shooting threat at Newark High School

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME 29-year-old man shot in Wilmington | 0:32 Police say the victim of a shooting on Vandever Avenue early Tuesday is in stable condition. He had been shot in the thigh. William Bretzger/The News Journal 1 of 10 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: D

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-19 16:21:21

County schools to close early Tuesday ahead of winter storm

CECIL COUNTY - County schools will dismiss early Tuesday ahead of a winter storm that is expected to drop 7 to 10 inches on the county starting late Tuesday and into Wednesday afternoon. Cecil County Public Schools announced shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday that secondary schools will dismiss at 12:30

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-20 13:45:00

Shot fired outside Red Roof Inn in Newark

Police are searching for a man who fired a gun in the parking lot of a Newark motel on Saturday morning. The incident happened at 8:47 a.m. at the Red Roof Inn, 1119 S. College. Ave., according to Sgt. Gerald Bryda, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department. Bryda said the two victims were leavin


Knifeman robs Elkton-area market; still on the loose

ELKTON - Investigators are trying to track down an unidentified a man who robbed an Elkton-area market at knifepoint on Monday morning, according to the Cecil County Sheriff's Office. The armed robbery occurred about 7:15 a.m. at the Quickfill Food Mart, sometimes called Fletchwood Market, in the 20

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-19 18:36:00

Elkton man killed in Calvert three-vehicle crash

CALVERT - An Elkton man was killed and two other people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on a Calvert highway on Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police. Investigators identified the victim as 22-year-old Noah Norona, who was pronounced dead by Cecil County Department of Emergency Se

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-19 15:29:00

West Chester Police Targeting Aggressive Drivers In Crackdown

WEST CHESTER, PA - West Chester is one of 62 police departments across southeast Pennsylvania that will step up aggressive-driving enforcement as part of a statewide crackdown that starts today and runs through April 29. Municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery count

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:02:04

VIDEO | Former Middletown QB Wade ready to learn after transfer to Delaware

Middletown's Darius Wade has plenty of championship experience in Delaware, and the Blue Hens are hoping the Boston College transfer can bring some of that magic to them this fall. Wade led his high school to the DIAA Division I Football title game all four years in high school, including championsh

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-20 02:43:00

Catholic High School Students Walk Out Over Principal's Firing, Closing Delaware Street

Students, parents, and alumni of Padua Academy in Wilmington, Delaware are planning to protest the firing of Cindy Mann, the school's principal. The Archdiocese fired Mrs. Mann for "insubordination," but parents think there's a different reason she was fired. (Published 35 minutes ago) So many girls

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-19 13:31:53