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Delaware police look for suspect after shooting of man

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Shooting in New Castle County leaves 18-year-old injured

Shooting in New Castle County leaves 18-year-old injured.NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. (WPVI) --New Castle County police are investigating a shooting that left a teen injured.Police were called to the 500 block of Lake Street in the Richardson Park development in New Castle County just before 1 p.m. Satur


Car bisected by pole following crash

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (WPVI) --Police are on the scene of an accident in Upper Darby Sunday afternoon that is causing traffic delays in the area.It happened around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Edmonds Avenue and Township Line Road when a car struck a pole.The southbound lanes of Township Line Road ar


100 Year Armistice Day/Veterans Day Commemoration in Newark

Please join us for a special Armistice Day / Veteran's Day commemoration as we see the 100th year of the ' 11th hour of the 11th day, of the 11th month' when the guns finally fell silent, ending WWI. After the ceremony a pot lunch will follow in the post hall. The event is open to the public.


Willey Farms market gets outpouring of support after fire - Delaware State News

Four days after fire destroyed Willey Farms, motorists passing by on U.S. 13 regularly honked to show support for the family-owned produce market, gift shop and nursery.


Person shot near Elsmere in 'critical condition' as police search for suspect

Person shot near Elsmere in 'critical condition' as police search for suspect(Photo: John Jankowski)New Castle County Police are looking for a suspect in a Saturday afternoon shooting.A county police spokesman said one person was shot Saturday and was in critical condition on the way to the hospital


Officers seek info on Richardson Park shooting that hospitalized man

The victim was shot Saturday afternoon on North Lake Street, and was last reported in stable condition at a hospital in the area, New Castle County Police said.


Newark sports drop to Division 2, Mount and Milford rise for 2019-20

Newark's proud athletics tradition includes 10 Division 1 Football Championships, but the school has been hammered by the growth of Charter and Vo-Tech schools in recent years, with its enrollment dropping to 1,028 students as of September 30.


Delaware therapist gets prison time on fraud charges

Sachin Karnik, 47, had his medical licenses permanently revoked by the state after he submitted fraudulent claims to Medicaid for counseling sessions, a spokeswoman for Delaware's DOJ said.


Elkton man charged with murdering two people over money

ELKTON, Md. - In May of 2015, a woman heard gunshots inside a home on East Village Road in Elkton and came downstairs where she discovered the bodies of her boyfriend, 38-year-old Derrick Smith and her daughter, Ta'Yonna Russ, who was just 22.


100 years ago: How Newark celebrated the end of World War I

Though the war began in 1914, the United States didn't join the fight until April 1917. In the ensuring year and a half, the U.S. lost more than 116,000 servicemen, including 270 from Delaware.


Inmate, potential witness in prison riot trial, found dead - Delaware State News

WILMINGTON — Luis Cabrera, a 49-year-old inmate housed at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington, was pronounced dead yesterday morning, said the Department of Correction.


Claymont homicide suspect arrested day of shooting

(Photo: Courtesy of New Castle County Police)A 59-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting death of a 59-year-old woman in Claymont on Thursday, police said.Officers found Joseph R. Slider near the woman's Claymont home, police said.Officers arrested the man while they were in the first block


Wilmington habitual offender, 30, gets 28 years for more than a dozen convenience store robberies

A 30-year-old Wilmington man is heading to prison for 28 years for committing more than a dozen robberies at area convenience stores, Delaware DOJ officials announced Friday.According to the Department of Justice, Kori Thomas pled guilty in April 2018 to two counts first-degree robbery and second-de


Elkton-area traffic stop nets heroin, one arrest

ELKTON — An Elkton-area traffic stop that was triggered by an “excessive amount of exhaust smoke” coming from the vehicle in question ended with investigators confiscating 20 baggies of heroin, numerous hypodermic needles and other evidence and arresting the driver, police reported.


Woman, 59, found fatally shot in Claymont home

Authorities said they were dispatched to the unit block of New York Avenue in the Claymont Addition section around 12:48 a.m. on November 8, 2018, and found the victim shot inside the residence. She was pronounced dead by arriving paramedics.


City of Newark to collect food donations through holiday season

“Year after year, our residents showcase their generous spirit by supporting this drive and dropping off much-needed donations,” Acting City Manager Tom Coleman in a prepared statement. “We’re hopeful they’ll join us once again in this effort.”


Pike Creek man claims $10,000 Mega Millions ticket bought in Newark

A Pike Creek man on his way back from a fishing trip stopped to buy a sandwich, picked up lottery tickets while he was there, and won $10,000 in the Mega Millions drawing on Oct. 23, according to the Delaware Lottery.


Four-year-old girl is missing, her mother is wanted by police

According to Delaware State Police, an order was granted on October 16, 2018 by New Castle Family Court granting custody of the girl, Aliyah Fassett to the Division of Family Services.


Kaufman: Delaware election shows how Trump is turning suburbs blue

Nationally, the Democratic victory in taking over the House of Representatives with a comfortable governing majority will make a gigantic difference. For the past two years, Congress has virtually ignored the oversight responsibility the Constitution gave it over the Executive branch.