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Wilmington community rallies around day of service for fallen firefighters

The Delaware community felt Christopher Leach, Jerry Fickes and Ardythe Hope all over Wilmington Saturday. They were there as men and women gave blood in the gymnasium at Salesianum School. They lingered outside Frawley Stadium as car after car donned red lines on their back windshields to support f

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-23 21:02:55

Wilmington man facing minimum 15-year sentence for having gun as habitual offender

A 27-year-old Wilmington man pled guilty to possession of a firearm by a person prohibited in court Friday, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced. According to the DOJ, Brandon Gibson, 27, pled guilty to the charges stemming from a March 2017 incident where Wilmington Police observed h

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-22 18:29:00

Downtown Wilmington building closed due to code violations

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE FIRES One dead, two injured in Wilmington fire | 0:41 A fire Monday night on W. 37th St. killed one person and left two others hospitalized. 9/12/17 Jerry Habraken & Damian Giletto/The News Journal 1 of 12 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 21:14:05

In Wilmington, controversy over rolling bypasses continues

As Buster Snow watched flames jump from his burning SUV to the back of his and his neighbor's adjoining home, the 42-year-old Wilmington man wondered where the fire department was. He remembers seeing ambulance workers and police officers watching the fire that afternoon, but Engine No. 3, the Wilm

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 14:31:15

Christina embarks on massive turnaround to help Wilmington students

One of the lowest-performing school districts in the state says it will compete to attract more of the area's best students. When new superintendent Richard Gregg was a student in the district in the 1970s, Christina was not only the biggest school district in the state, it had some of the best test

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 17:50:25

Here's how you can honor fallen Wilmington firefighters

Sunday marks the anniversary of the fatal Canby Park fire that claimed the lives of three Wilmington firefighters - a tragic day for Delaware's largest city that many are still reeling from today. Already, the community has begun to honor the lives of Capt. Christopher Leach, Lt. Jerry Fickes and Lt

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 16:21:15

New Wilmington Transit Center part of state plans to attract Amazon, other investments

As Wilmington vies to become Amazon.com's next home, Delaware's elected leaders on Friday touted taxpayers' quarter-billion-dollar investment in transportation projects in the city - home to the state's biggest cluster of white-collar workers. During a press conference held at the Wilmington Amtrak

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 20:19:57

Therapy Farm Animals in the City? Wilmington Council Considers Allowing Them

If the plan were to pass, goats, donkeys, and chickens would be allowed to be kept in the city as a therapy animal A Wilmington city council member has proposed an ordinance that would allow farm animals, such as goats, donkeys, and chickens, to act as service animals for those community members in

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-22 01:01:24

$5.4M In Upgrades Planned At Wilmington Airport

NEW CASTLE, DEL. (CBS) - The New Castle County Airport just outside Wilmington is in line for a $5.4 million federal grant that will join and expand two taxiways into one that will accommodate larger aircraft in a couple of years. Officials in Delaware are looking at the long-term future of the airp

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 22:38:00

Woman killed inside Newark home, police say

A woman found dead in a Newark home Friday night was the victim of a homicide, police said. Officers were called to a home on Westfield Drive, off Casho Mill Road, to check on the welfare of a resident at approximately 11:45 p.m., Newark Police Department spokesman Sgt. Gerald Bryda said. When offic

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-23 16:31:00

Workers Sent to Hospital After Exposure Incident at Delaware DuPont Experimental Station

An unknown amount of workers were exposed to a substance at DuPont's facility in Delaware. AP Photo/Seth Perlman Hazardous materials emergency personnel responded to an incident Saturday morning at a DuPont research facility in Wilmington, Delaware. Contractors working in a laboratory at the DuPont

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-23 18:06:37

'Rust-colored' material prompts hazmat incident at DuPont

A "rust-colored material" expelled from ducts in a Wilmington DuPont lab prompted 18 workers to be evaluated at area hospitals, a spokesman for the company said Saturday. The workers were contractors doing cleanup in a lab at the DuPont Experimental Station about 11 a.m. Saturday, spokesman Dan Turn

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-23 20:04:00

Officials: Workers Exposed To Hazardous Material At Delaware Research Facility

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) - Emergency crews responded to a hazmat situation Saturday at a research and development facility in New Castle County, Delaware. It happened around 11 a.m. at the DuPont Experimental Station along the 200 block of Powder Mill Road in Wilmington. Officials with DuPont said sev

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 19:30:00

Kaleidoscope: Empowering Survivors ~ Mind, Body & Spirit

Nicolle D Surratte The 2nd Annual Kaleidoscope: Empowering Survivors ~ Mind, Body & Spirit conference will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9 - 3 at the Ramada Inn in Newark, DE. This event is for women living with all types of cancer, female caregivers, and women who want to be proactive a

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-23 16:00:00

Man Charged With Arson In Delaware House Fire

BEAR, DE (CBS) - The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office has determined that an early morning house fire in Bear, Delaware was indeed arson, and one man has been placed into custody in connection with the fire. The Christiana fire company responded to a call about 5 a.m. Saturday morning to a house

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 02:29:00

Scholastic football: Reading High falls to Chester

CHESTER - The words were painful to utter, almost as much as the 30-13 loss that preceded them minutes earlier. "We are not a physical football team," Reading High football coach Rob Flowers said Saturday afternoon after the Red Knights fell to Chester in a non-league game at the Chester Athletic Co

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

Accident closes White Bear Road in Robeson Township

White Bear Road in Robeson Township is closed between between Cocalico Road and Whispering Pines Lane. The accident is in front of Robeson Elementary Center. White Bear Road in Robeson Township is closed between between Cocalico Road and Whispering Pines Lane. The accident is in front of Robeson Ele

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-23 20:00:00

Bears balance on branches to go apple picking in couple's backyard

A couple has been getting some unexpected visitors to their new home Updated: 9:27 AM EDT Sep 23, 2017 It's harvest time! And humans aren't the only ones enjoying this fall's bounty. Two bears have been visiting a California couple's home over the past week to "pick" apples from their trees. Mich

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-23 13:27:00

Months after increased FAA scrutiny, Delaware airport gets federal grant

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE NEWS Governor talks plan for prison reform | 2:36 Delaware Governor John Carney talks about his plan for prison reform in Delaware at a press conference at Legislative Hall. Jason Minto/The News Journal/USA TODAY 1 of 7 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOS

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 21:21:30

Charles H. Fenton Jr. loved debating politics

Charles H. Fenton Jr. 69, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away after a long battle with complications from diabetes, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at his home. He was born Tuesday, April 6, 1948, in Wilmington, son of the late Charles and Beatrice "Betty" (Dennison) Fenton. Mr. Fenton graduated from Conrad H

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00