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Snow over north Delaware just the beginning of newest nor'easter

Snow is falling in northern Delaware, a precursor for what's expected to be worsening weather throughout Tuesday and into Wednesday. A substantial band of snow is moving through New Castle County, Cecil and Queen Anne's counties in Maryland and Chester and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania, accordi

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-20 15:19:49

Walmart employee charged with assaulting customer

CAMDEN - An 18-year-old Walmart employee was arrested Sunday afternoon after he allegedly followed a 62-year-old customer outside and assaulted him after an incident at a checkout register, Camden Police said in an arrest affidavit. Desmond J. Stevens, of the 2000 block of South State Street in Dove

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2018-03-20 02:30:13

No one injured in Kent County house fire; cause identified

Photo courtesy of the Dover Fire Company WYOMING, Del. - No one was injured in a Kent County house fire after officials say they have identified the cause of the fire that resulted in $50,000 in damages. The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office says on Tuesday, just after 11:15 AM, the Camden-Wyomi

WMDT.COM - 2018-03-20 19:25:16

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

Suspect Arrested in Smyrna Walgreens Robbery

SMYRNA, Del.- Authorities say a 21-year-old Maryland man is facing robbery and related charges for holding up the Walgreens pharmacy on Jimmy Drive in Smyrna. Smyrna police said Tuesday that Alan M. Josey was developed as a suspect after detectives were able to link latent fingerprint evidence left

WBOC - 2018-03-21 12:51:00

State suspends Dover psychiatrist's medical licenses

DOVER - Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock on Monday announced the suspension of the Delaware medical license and controlled substance privileges of Dover-based psychiatrist Gregory Villabona. The suspension involved allegations of unprofessional conduct related to the prescription and distribution

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2018-03-20 02:21:08

Two arrested in Harrington after man stabbed in the face with a fork

HARRINGTON - Dorothy C. Harris, 43, and Curtis W. Collick, 44, of the 300 block of Central Park Drive in Harrington were arrested March 18 by the Harrington Police Department, according to Captain Kenny Brode. While on patrol at 7:12 p.m., police were called to a residence in the 300 block of Centra

MILFORDCHRONICLE.NET - 2018-03-19 13:47:48

Walmart fires cashier accused of assaulting customer

CAMDEN - An 18-year-old Dover man who allegedly assaulted a Walmart customer while working Sunday is no longer employed by the company, a spokesman said. On Monday Walmart spokesman Casey Steheli referred all other questions to police regarding the arrest of Desmond J. Stevens. Mr. Stevens was a cas

DELAWARESTATENEWS.NET - 2018-03-21 01:30:18

UPDATE: Dover man identified after body found in Silver Lake

DOVER, Del. - Authorities say they have identified a Dover man after his body was found in Silver Lake Tuesday afternoon. The Dover Police Department says on Tuesday, around 1;10 PM, the body of Stefphone Powell was found in Silver Lake. According to authorities, there are no obvious signs of foul


Foul play not suspected yet for body found in Delaware lake

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware police who found a body in a lake earlier this week say there are no obvious signs of foul play at this time. A Dover police release says the body found in Silver Lake on Tuesday has been identified as Stefphone Powell, who had been reported missing on Feb. 18. It says th


Dover woman prison bound after she injected her father with lethal dose of heroin

A Dover woman is headed to prison for manslaughter after she confessed to injecting her own father with a lethal dose of heroin. On Wednesday, Justeen Nichole Whittaker, 29, of Dover was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of her father after she confessed to injecting him with heroin that la


Prosecutors Drop Most Serious Assault Charges in Penn State Hazing Death

44 Submit a Complaint The attorney general's office announced Thursday that it will continue to pursue involuntary manslaughter charges against four former members of Beta Theta Pi in the February 2017 death of 19-year-old pledge Tim Piazza State prosecutors are now in charge of the criminal case


Cheswold Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

CHESWOLD, Del.- What initially was a routine traffic stop turned into a drug bust that led to the arrests of two men on Wednesday afternoon, according to Cheswold police. Police said that at around 3:30 p.m. an officer conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Main Street and Moorton Road stopp


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Delaware students join National Walkout to protest gun violence

Students walk on to the football field at Dover High School on Wednesday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery DOVER - Students streamed from Dover High School on Wednesday morning, enduring whipping winds and a 30-degree temperature without complaint. About 450 classmates gathered at Senator Stadium to j