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Police: Four juveniles rape teen girl in Newark, Del.

NEWARK, Del. (FOX 29) - Police say four teens, all under the age of 14, have been arrested in connection with the rape of a teen girl in Newark, Del. According to investigators, it happens on Dec. 11 on Auckland Drive in the Wellington Woods community. Cops say the four boys forced the girl into a h


4 boys, ages 12 to 14, arrested for rape in Delaware

NEWARK, Delaware (WPVI) -- Police in Newark, Delaware are investigating a disturbing crime involving the rape of a girl by four boys all under the age of 15, and they fear more victims may be out there.


Downtown Newark’s Restaurant Week begins Monday

For the 13th year, downtown Newark restaurants are hoping a week of specials will help lure in customers during a traditionally slow month. The annual Restaurant Week kicks off Monday and runs through Jan. 27.


Gold Alert issued for Bear-area man

A Gold Alert has been issued for a 26-year-old Bear resident who's been missing since Friday. Corey Isaac Krieger said some things that caused concern for his safety before leaving his home, New Castle County Police said.


Newark mayor will not seek re-election in April

Newark Mayor Polly Sierer emailed City Council members Friday morning that she had decided not to seek a third term as mayor. The Newark Post had reported in December that Sierer intended to run.


Elkton man facing gun charges following stolen gun sale tip from New Castle County Police to Maryland State Police

A Maryland man is in jail after a joint investigation between state police there and New Castle County authorities. According to Maryland State Police, New Castle County Police assisted with their multi-jurisdictional, multi-state investigation into Scott Eric Spangler, 47, of Elkton. Delaware polic


Documents: Girl attacked after cellphone taken

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.


Women’s March celebrates successes with an eye to the future

During the first Women’s March in January 2017, more than 1,000 people demonstrated in Newark to support women’s rights and express their anger and frustration over President Donald Trump’s election. A year later, the second iteration of the march focused on translating that anger into action at the


Four young boys, all under 14, allegedly drag little girl into home & forcibly rape her, two of them threaten her with weapon: Police

Four Delaware boys were arrested Wednesday after police claimed they kidnapped a little girl and raped her inside a Bear home last month. WEDL reports that the four boys, who ranges in ages from 12 to 14, are accused of forcing the little girl into a home off of Auckland Drive in the Wellington Wood


Enlighten Me: UD student runs for mayor of Newark

A 21-year-old is running for mayor of Newark. In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks with University of Delaware undergraduate student and mayoral candidate, Kasai Guthrie.


Newark gas station robbed at knifepoint

Police are searching for a knife-wielding man who robbed a Newark gas station early Thursday morning. The robbery happened just before 4 a.m. at the Exxon station at 820 S. College Ave., according to Lt. Andrew Rubin, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department.


Another shooting in Wilmington's East Side

Wilmington Police investigate an afternoon shooting. Police went to the hospital Thursday afternoon, January 17, 2019, around 4:30 p.m. where a 31-year-old man was being treated for a gunshot wound. He is in stable condition.


U.S. Marshals capture two suspects in Newark bank robbery

Two people accused of robbing a Newark bank last month were arrested by United States Marshals in Camden, N.J. on Wednesday. The defendants, Antwine Banks, 36, and Victoria Williams, 30, are in custody in New Jersey awaiting extradition to Delaware. Both are natives of Perryville, Md.


Man rescued from icy pond after risking life to save his dogs in Delaware

MARSHALLTON, Delaware (WPVI) -- Surface Water Rescue members say a man is lucky to be alive Friday night, and he himself is ever so grateful to those who rescued him from an icy pond.


Elsmere man heading to prison for 25 years for Wilmington murder

A 26-year-old Elsmere man is heading to prison for 25 years after pleading guilty to murder charges, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced Friday. According to officials, Tariq Taylor pled guilty to shooting to death 25-year-old Shamar Lindsay, of Wilmington, in the 1200 block of Elm St


Tenants of 2 Newark-area apartment complexes can receive compensation as part of false advertising settlement

Residents of two Newark apartment complexes may be able to recoup money as part of a settlement with the property owners in a suit brought by the Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit.


Defense grills state’s star witness in prison riot trial

WILMINGTON — Though the prosecution had moved briskly through 18 witnesses in the first four days of the second Vaughn prison riot trial, the momentum was abruptly lost on Friday when the state’s “star witness” — inmate Royal Downs — took the stand.


Contestant from Delaware to appear on 'Price Is Right'

"Robert Jarrell, come on down!" Those are the words the Newark, Delaware resident will hear as he appears as a contestant on the CBS TV game show "The Price Right" next week. Jarrell is scheduled to be on the taped episode that airs Wednesday, Jan. 23, starting at 11 a.m., according to a press relea


Debate Begins in Delaware Over Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

DOVER, Del. --- Gov. John Carney on Thursday on Thursday announced plans to hike the minimum age to buy tobacco products in Delaware to 21 years old. Carney (D-Delaware) said he would be backing a proposal from Senate Majority Whip Bryan Townsend (D-Bear/Newark) that would make Delaware the seventh


Man caught with 2+ lbs. of cocaine gets 12 years

ELKTON — A man caught with nearly 3 pounds of cocaine last January during a traffic stop near North East received a 12-year prison term Friday. Retired Cecil County Circuit Court Judge V. Michael Whelan imposed a maximum 25-year sentence on the defendant, Daniel R. Alfaro, 29, of Manassas, Va., for