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Girl raped by 4 boys after cellphone taken, police say

BEAR, Del. (AP) — Court records contend a Delaware girl was raped last month by several boys after she was lured from a school bus stop by one of her attackers when he who took her cellphone.


Boy, 16, robbed in Newark Wendy's parking lot

A 16-year-old boy was robbed in a Newark fast food restaurant parking lot Sunday, Delaware State Police said Monday. According to authorities, the teen exited his vehicle around 6:55 p.m. on January 20, 2019, with the intent of entering the Wendy's at 90 University Plaza when a man approached from b


Police: Newark man fled from officers, crashed stolen pickup truck

A Newark man is facing numerous charges after fleeing from police and crashing a stolen pickup truck near the Christiana Mall, authorities said. The defendant was identified as 18-year-old Thomas Brittingham.


1 dead, 1 injured in head-on crash in Newark

NEWARK, Del. (FOX 29) - One person is dead and another is hospitalized following a head-on crash in Newark, Delaware. The crash occured around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. Police say an Infiniti G37 driver traveling northbound on Polly Drummond Road when they drifted into the path of a 2017 Jeep Wrangler,


Newark Restaurant Week gets under way today

Newark will hold its 13thannual Restaurant Week beginning on Monday and continuing through Saturday. The long-running event aims to boost restaurant business at a slow time of year with menu items that stay in a lower price range.


VIDEO | Goodwill continues its Newark legacy

Goodwill Industries of Delaware and Delaware County unveiled its revamped store in the Newark Shopping Center on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Goodwill officials and customers alike agreed the store needed a face lift including Terry Reilly of Newark.


Police find missing Elkton-area woman unharmed

ELKTON — Investigators have found an Elkton-area woman unharmed after she disappeared at some point during a nine-hour period between Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police.


'A real tsunami' in Delaware if government shutdown stops SNAP benefits in March

Wilmington's poorest and the city's most vulnerable residents--children, the elderly, and the disabled--will soon be affected by the longest-running government shutdown in our nation's history.


Meece retiring as director of highly acclaimed Newark Charter School

Greg Meece plans to retire as School Director of Newark Charter School. In a letter the school community, Meese said he and his wife Rosemary plan to retire together. Meese guided the school since its founding 18 years ago. The school now has more than 2,000 students in buildings at a business park


Several daycares receive threatening phone calls in Delaware

NEWPORT, Del. (WPVI) -- Police are investigating threatening phone calls made to several daycares all at the same time Tuesday morning. State troopers were called to the Kids Korner Day Care on West Newport Pike in Newport at 9 a.m. after someone called and threatened to shoot up the daycare.


Elkton siblings donate 'sweet cases' to CASA

ELKTON — Young volunteers Aubrey, Eddie and Amelia Paugh provided Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of Cecil County a sweet surprise when they dropped off 10 duffle bags at its office this month.


8 Pennsylvania teens arrested for Delaware port car thefts

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) -- Delaware State Police say eight Pennsylvania teenagers have been arrested for stealing cars from two companies at the Port of Wilmington. The News Journal of Wilmington reports that police say the cars were stolen from Trans Cargo and Auto Port Inc.


Local Focus: Discover Middletown, Delaware

Middletown is becoming one of Delaware’s most popular retirement destinations. No longer do people move to Delaware just to live at the beach. As someone who grew up in New Jersey, many of us in Northern New Jersey made regular treks to the Jersey Shore. A lot of my classmates got their first summer


Police: DUI suspect steals MSP patrol car

ELKTON — A handcuffed, drunken-driving suspect stole a Maryland State Police patrol car at an Elkton accident scene Jan. 14, striking a nearby fire truck as he sped away. He then drove into Delaware — where he was captured after running off the road and crashing into a tree, police reported.


New 76ers Fieldhouse set to open on Wednesday (photos)

WILMINGTON, Del. — Dozens of workers spent Monday afternoon furiously attempting to finish work on the new 76ers Fieldhouse in time to host its first game Wednesday between the Sixers' NBA G league team the Wilmington Blue Coats and the Memphis Hustle.


Teen killed in weekend I-95 crash near North East

NORTH EAST — A 15-year-old girl was killed and five other people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 near North East on Sunday afternoon, police reported. The multi-vehicle crash began about 3:20 p.m. Sunday when Aaron Lee Mason, 42, of Fort Royal, Va., who was driving a white For


New Castle GOP chair says port deal did not deserve praise from governor

Not everyone is happy with the Gulftainer lease that turned over the Port of Wimlington to the Emirates-based company. In his response to Governor John Carney’s State of the State message, GOP Chairman Chuck Boyce said Gov. John Carney praised the agreement led to the lease of the Port of Wilmington


The Usually Rushing Waters At Niagara Falls Have Frozen

(CNN) — It’s so cold, parts of Niagara Falls are frozen. The winter storm that has blanketed the Midwest in snow and turned the Northeast into a deep freezer has now brought the falls’ rushing waters to a halt in places.


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Man trying to save dogs rescued from icy pond in Delaware

MARSHALLTON, Delaware -- A dramatic rescue was caught on camera after a man trying to save his dogs fell into an icy pond in Delaware. Now, he's getting the chance to thank the people who saved his life.