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A large-scale Wilmington heroin dealer will spend over 24 years in prison

Kiyare Braxton, 29, pled guilty to several charges related to a criminal enterprise involving drugs and guns. Braxton pled guilty to conspiracy to commit criminal racketeering, drug dealing heroin (Tier 4 or higher), and three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.


New Castle County Police: Banning Park death not suspicious

New Castle County Police said they don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the dead body found Thursday in Banning Park outside Newport. The body has been turned over to the state Division of Forensic Science for further investigation.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Wilmington Police charge man with attempted murder for February stabbing

A 22-year-old man has been charged in connection to a Wilmington stabbing, city authorities announced Thursday. According to Wilmington Police, Najeer Watson was identified as the suspect in a stabbing around noon on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in the 100 block of West 20th Street.


Court documents: Stabbing suspect found ex with someone else

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Court documents say the man accused of stabbing his ex-boyfriend found him in bed with another person before the attack. The News Journal reports that 22-year-old Najeer Watson was arrested Feb. 15 in connection with the Feb. 10 stabbing that left his 23-year-old ex-boyfriend


‘She Is Not Sick, Just Hungry And Very Friendly’: Dog Abandoned At Delaware Shelter With Heartbreaking Note Finds Forever Home

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – A dog who was found abandoned outside an animal shelter in Wilmington, Delaware has found a forever home. Sky, a terrier mix, was left at the Delaware Humane Association last month with a heartbreaking note from her owner, who had become homeless and could no longer care for


Police looking for woman in connection with identity theft; believed to be in Kennett Square

West Whiteland police are looking for Abby Carrigan, 27, in connection with identity theft, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and receiving stolen property. She is believed to be in the Kennett Square area. If anyone knows of her whereabouts, call the West Whiteland Police tipline at 610-


Troopers seek would-be thief who stabbed dollar store clerk

A man who stabbed a clerk during a robbery attempt at a Newark-area store is still at large, and Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help finding him. The would-be thief loaded a cart with items from the Dollar General store in the 11 hundred block of Route 40 Thursday night and tried


Three facing up to life in prison for sex trafficking 15-year-old in Newark

Two Delaware men and a Pennsylvania woman pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges after forcing a 15-year-old girl to engage in prostitution at motels in Newark and Elkton, Md.


Delaware National Guard shows governor efforts to combat illegal drugs

DELAWARE CITY, DE (KYW Newsradio) -- You may not be aware of how far America is going to fight the war on opioid addiction. The National Guard is taking part, and Delaware Governor John Carney got a look at what troops under his control are doing.


Woman jumps into Schuylkill River while fleeing scene of crash in Conshohocken

CONSHOHOCKEN (WPVI) -- A Pennsylvania State Police trooper was hurt while investigating a bizarre crash that ended with one person jumping into the Schuylkill River. The accident happened just before midnight at Matsons Ford Road and Fayette Street in Conshohocken.


Conviction upheld in Abdul White murder case

WILMINGTON — A convicted murderer’s 2017 trial was properly conducted, the Delaware Supreme Court determined Tuesday, and a life sentence will thus continue. Abdul T. White was deemed responsible for the shooting death of a Milford man on Aug. 8, 2015, during a home invasion made in the search for a


Shipyard Drive, Delmarva Lane to close for river bridge approach project

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of Shipyard Drive and Delmarva Lane, between Amtrak Entrance to Marsh Road and South Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, through March 29.


Family tragedy inspires former hoops star to press on

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Violence doesn't discriminate. Sometimes it delivers despair to those who've made every effort to thwart it, especially in urban cauldrons such as Wilmington.


Three Marydel Suspects Arrested for Spree of Delaware Thefts

HARTLY/MARYDEL, Del. – Three suspects were arrested in connection with a spree of thefts from motor vehicles in the Hartly and Marydel areas. Police say the investigation began on Dec. 5, 2018, when troopers were made aware of three theft incidents in which unsecured vehicles on Proctors Purchase Rd


Police Investigating Body Found In Woods At Banning Park

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — New Castle County police are investigating a body found in the woods at Banning Park. There is no word on how the body got there or how the person died.


Wilmington, New Castle County spar over city assessments

As litigation over Delaware’s school funding system proceeds in the state’s Court of Chancery, an interesting side battle has emerged – between the City of Wilmington and New Castle County.


15 years in prison for a New York man in a 2015 Hockessin murder

A New York man was sentenced to 15 years in prison in an August 2015 shooting. Benjamin Rauf, 29, of Westerlo, NY pled guilty earlier this month to manslaughter and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.


VIDEO | Body discovered in Banning Park, outside Newport

A body was found in a wooded area of Banning Park Thursday afternoon, February 21, 2019, New Castle County Police confirmed. They did not release any other information pending an investigation.


Body discovered in Banning Park, outside Newport

A body was found in a wooded area of Banning Park, New Castle County Police confirmed Thursday. The coroner arrive at the scene, east of Newport, around 4:15 p.m. on February 21, 2019. This was all the information provided by police so far.