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Wilmington woman injured in June crash died two days later, police announce Monday

Troopers said the 61-year-old woman – identified as Patricia J. Coates, of Wilmington – suffered minor injuries during the crash, but investigators believed a "medical event" was a contributing factor to the June accident.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-08-13 19:52:00

VIDEO | Morning deluge leads to flooding, traffic hassles and rescues

Portions of Wilmington, Elsmere, Stanton and the New Castle area were affected. A parking lot at the VA Hospital flooded, and nearby at Serpe's Bakery in Elsmere owner Dominic Serpe said it was a troubling sight.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-13 15:43:00

Newark man dies in tanker truck crash on I-495

A man from Newark died early Saturday when his tanker truck struck a disabled car on Interstate 495, police said.The victim was identified as Michael L. Kent, 53, according to Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for Delaware State Police.The incident began when a 2014 Toyota Avalon broke down so

NEWARK POST - 2018-08-13 21:25:00

Convicted felon from Marcus Hook busted for selling stolen guns to undercover cops

Charles David Clark, of the unit block of West Sixth Street in Marcus Hook, faces of slew of gun charges, according to a press release issued by Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-13 20:17:44

Crews search for missing rafters in Lehigh River

Carbon County, Pa. (WTXF)- Crews are searching for missing rafters after they went into the Lehigh River. 30 people are still unaccounted for as of Monday night.It happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday following heavy storms.A command post has been set up in Lehighton Borough, Carbon County.This is a dev

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-14 02:34:00

Market Street revival in Wilmington picks up pace - DBT

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Teen Arrested After Man Found Shot Dead On Front Lawn In Woodbury

“We heard a ‘pow!'” Darley said. “It could have went through a window, so it was lucky everybody was safe inside the house.”

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-13 16:55:43

Wilmington Fire Department still using rolling bypasses that lawyer blames for 3 firefighter deaths

When the first firefighters arrived on the scene of a roaring late-night house fire in Wilmington, Delaware, nearly two years ago, they were ahead of the truck carrying 750 gallons of water.

WHYY - 2018-08-13 00:00:00

Paulsboro man charged in Woodbury murder

Oswald, a factory worker, was taken into custody by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office Fugitive Unit and the U.S. Marshals Service New York-New Jersey Fugitive Task Force.

COURIER-POST - 2018-08-13 21:30:00

Check out this week’s community calendar for events in and around Delco

Al-Anon: meets Monday evenings at 8 p.m. (newcomers should arrive at 7) at Reformation Lutheran Church, 102 W. Rose Tree Road, Media, in the community center located in the rear of the church. There is also an Alateen meeting at 8 p.m. at the same location.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-13 15:25:37

Boy Rescued From Middle of Raging Phoenixville Creek

A boy is safely back on dry land Monday evening after being stranded in the middle of a raging Chester County, Pennsylvania, creek.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-08-13 19:53:10

Delaware Man Get 3 To 9 Years For 2016 Delco Bank Robbery

A Wilmington, Delaware man will spend at least three years and nine months in prison for his role in a Delaware County bank robbery that occurred in 2016, county authorities said.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 17:36:16

Officials Reveal Cause Of Fatal I-495 Accident, Investigation Continues

Follow CBSPHILLY |CLAYMONT(CBS) —Officials have revealed the cause of the fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer that shut down I-495 on Saturday.According to the Delaware State Police, the crash was caused by a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane of I-495 northbound just south of the Philade

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-12 12:34:28

Wilmington motorcycle crash kills Newark man Friday

Shortly before 10 p.m., Eric K. Williams, 32 of Newark, was driving his motorcycle on the northbound ramp on I-95 from Martin Luther King Boulevard when he struck a piece of "metal debris" in the road, lost control, struck a concrete barrier and was ejected 35 feet onto the ground below, police said


Radnor Week Ahead Weather: Rain Early, Late In Week

4-day Forecast for RadnorMonday, heavy rain until this evening.Tuesday August 14Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 81, low 66.Chance of precipitation: 60%. Wind 5 mph from the WWednesday August 15Partly cloudy starting in the evening. High 87, low 66.Chance of precipitation: 11%. Wind 7 mph from

PATCH - 2018-08-13 14:00:00

All I-495 lanes reopen after fatal crash in Delaware

CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) -- All lanes of Interstate 495 have reopened after a fatal crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer initially closed the interstate in both directions north of Wilmington, Delaware.


Motorcycle accident turns fatal outside West Center City, Wilmington

Delaware State Police continue their investigation into a fatal accident that reportedly started with a loose piece of metal.The initial investigation noted 32-year-old Eric Williams, of Newark, was riding his cycle along with two other bikers and made his way to the on ramp for I-95 northbound from


Fire destroys mobile home, three displaced

Three people have been displaced by a mobile home fire in Highspire.The fire broke out around 7 p.m. Saturday in the Oakland Manor Mobile Home Park near Poplar and Vine streets,ABC 27 reports.TheRed Cross of Greater PAsays it is taking care of one adult and two children who were displaced.TheLower S


Wilmington man arrested for robbing teens in Dover

Dover Police have nabbed 18-year-old Tyshaun Blue, of Wilmington, for the armed robbery of two teenagers in Williams Park.


Driver of tanker truck died in Delaware crash

After the initial crash at about 3 a.m., the disabled car remained in the right lane, and the front end of the tanker truck hit the rear end of the disabled car. That caused the truck to overturn, and the 53-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

WMDT.COM - 2018-08-12 16:32:02