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39 Arrests in Smyrna Street Drug Operation

SMYRNA, Del. - A major investigation into a street drug operation in Smyrna leads to the arrest of 39 people, authorities said. According to the Smyna Police Department, the charges stemmed from an open-air style market and associated quality of life issues in the Lincoln Street area. 12 of the arre

WBOC - 2017-09-20 11:11:00

Smyrna police release results of year-long drug investigation

The Smyrna Police Department on Tuesday night announced the arrest of people they've connected with an "open-air style drug market" in the Lincoln Street area. The investigation lasted a year and Smyrna police said they employed a "zero-tolerance" approach, which resulted in some people being arres

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 13:28:59

Woman killed in collision with school bus near Smyrna

SMYRNA - A 45-year-old Smyrna woman died when her vehicle struck a school bus turning onto U.S. 13 early Thursday morning, authorities said. Delaware State Police did not immediately release the victim's name, pending notification of next of kin. Preliminary investigation found the crash happened at

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2017-09-19 23:10:01

Crash closes southbound DuPont Parkway north of Smyrna

I-95 reopened at 11 a.m. Thursday after a fatal crash closed the southbound lanes for the morning rush hour. 9/14/17 John J. Jankowski Jr. & Damian Giletto Delaware State Police are investigating a serious two-vehicle crash which happened Tuesday morning north of Smyrna. Police said it was about 6

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 12:08:15

Police: Elderly woman walks in on alleged burglary of Dover home

DOVER, Del. - A home burglary is under investigation, after police say an elderly woman came home to a unknown man inside her home, in Dover. The Dover Police Department says on Wednesday, around 3:20 PM, a 78-year-old woman came to her home, in the area of North Little Creek Road, where she found a

WMDT.COM - 2017-09-21 15:59:26

Dover suspect wanted after burglarizing empty home, taking cash

DOVER, Del. - Police say that they are investigating a home burglary that happened on Tuesday evening in Dover. According to Dover Police, between 6:00 PM and 9:20 PM on September 19th, a burglary happened at an empty home on Upland Avenue. Upon the owner's return, they realized that a back window s

WMDT.COM - 2017-09-21 14:24:14

Some Delaware Correctional Officers Concerned Over Rec. Time for Maximum Security Inmates

DOVER, Del. -- Some correctional officers in Delaware are concerned about staffing accomodations for maximum security inmates at the Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, a prison that experienced an inmate uprising in February in which a correctional officer died. Jurgen Burgoyne, a former correc

WBOC - 2017-09-22 03:31:00

New look Brews By the Bay moves to Big Chill Beach Club

Goodbye Delaware Bay. Hello, Indian River Bay! This weekend's fifth annual Brews By the Bay -- the only Delaware beer festival run and staffed by all of the state's breweries -- will be unlike any one before it. The Delaware Brewers Guild beerfest will not only move to a new location Saturday, but

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-21 15:38:32

3 days, 3 break-ins in Dover: Woman, 78, has purse ripped from hands; suspect chases victim from room in chapel

Three burglaries over the course of three days were reported in Dover, including two incidents where the suspect was confronted by a victim being present, city authorities announced Thursday. The first reported occurrence happened Tuesday, September 19, 2017, sometime while the home was vacant betw

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-21 14:39:00

Police Investigate Burglary at Dover Chapel

DOVER, Del.- Police are investigating a burglary that occcurred at the Wesley Chapel early Thursday morning. Around 1:21 a.m., a 23-year-old woman was in a room in the basement of the chapel when someone forced in a piece of plywood that was covering a window in the room, according to police. The wo

WBOC - 2017-09-21 18:53:00

UH-1 "Huey" helicopter pilots to be honored in Dover Saturday

During the Vietnam War, pilots of UH-1 "Huey" helicopters helped transport more than 900,000 soldiers to safety. And more than 200 UH-1 "Huey" helicopter pilots lost their lives in the Vietnam War while transporting those soldiers. Members of the Vietnam Dustoff Association, also called "a flight of

DELAWAREPUBLIC.ORG - 2017-09-21 22:17:58

The Latest: 1 of 6 arrested over London subway bomb released

(Jonathan Brady/PA via AP). Police stand outside a property in Thornton Heath, south London, after a teenager was arrested by detectives investigating the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. The bomb... (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP). Police search the

WBOC - 2017-09-21 19:55:00

Free pumpkin cold brew, new eats, and pot roast quest continues

Happy fall, food fans. Are you ready to dive into the pumpkin spice season? Haters are going to hate, but, to me, a big slice of cold pumpkin pie with whipped cream and a steaming hot cup of coffee is the sweater weather breakfast of champions. And, few beverages are better to sip in the autumn (esp

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-21 10:00:09

Suspects sought in string of Dover burglaries

DOVER - Suspects are being sought in two residential burglaries and a church break-in occurring on three straight days this week, police said Thursday. The first incident came Tuesday night when a vacant home was entered through a rear window screen that had been cut between 6 p.m. and 9:20 p.m., Do

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2017-09-22 02:55:24

Police say woman pushed baby, fought and threatened Middletown market workers

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME Man arrested after attempting to kidnap children from day care | 0:46 A 47-year-old man faces charges he pushed and punched his way through a Christiana-area day care center in an attempt to kidnap two infants Friday morning, state police said. John J. J

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-21 20:30:41

Middletown woman pushes baby in crib to the ground, threatens victim with scissors while demanding money

A woman who showed up demanding money from an employee of a store who wasn't even there pushed over a crib containing a baby and threatened to stab another employee with a pair of scissors, Middletown Police announced Thursday. According to authorities, Dalma Melero, 54, of Middletown, showed up at

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-21 15:59:00

Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington, telling worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups. Ginsburg spoke mostly about her Jewish faith, acknowledging t

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-21 09:04:30

Dover investigation leads to gun, drug charges for 3

A traffic stop Tuesday afternoon led to three people being arrested on weapons and drug charged, Dover Police announced Wednesday. According to authorities, officers with the Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole conducted an investigation which culminated in a tra

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-20 16:02:00

Dover traffic stop leads to drug charges for three people

DOVER, Del. - A woman and two teens were arrested, after police say they had drugs in their possession during a traffic stop, in Dover. The Dover Police Department says on Tuesday, around 1:40 PM, officers pulled over a vehicle, in the area of South Saulsbury Road and West North Street, after seeing

WMDT.COM - 2017-09-20 16:49:24

Immediato's Bistro, last vestige of Three Little Bakers, to close

Immediato's Bistro, a 13-year-old restaurant on Middletown's Main Street that has carried on the culinary traditions of the famed Three Little Bakers, is closing its doors Saturday, Sept. 23. Tony Immediato, who owns the business with his wife Jennifer, is the grandson of the late Italo "Al" Immedia

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 10:00:03