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Wilmington officials behind on tax, water bills

Wilmington city officials, responsible for setting tax rates and managing budgets, owe money to the city, county and local school systems. The News Journal reviewed tax records for properties owned by city council members and city department heads. As of Monday, five council members and one departm

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

"Broke and happy" on Wilmington's East Side

Last Thanksgiving, Leander Gardner curled up in a fetal position after filling his belly at four separate soup kitchens and crashing an East Side neighborhood barbecue. Just two inches of cardboard protected his back from the unforgiving concrete; a pair of sweat socks shielded him from frostbite.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-22 21:43:00

Wilmington police investigate shooting near downtown area

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME Police looking for four people in Middletown shooting | 0:31 A man was shot Saturday afternoon in Middletown. Police say they're looking for four people in connection to the violence. 11/20/17 John J. Jankowski Jr. & Damian Giletto 1 of 11 Skip in Skip x

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-22 18:38:24

Wilmington streets shutting for two holiday traditions

Two Wilmington traditions will be closing down city roads Thursday and Saturday. The 39th annual Thanksgiving Day MS Run is expected to draw about 3,000 people to Wilmington's downtown area early Thursday. The event, which works to fight multiple sclerosis, will close streets from 7 a.m. to about n

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-22 17:07:35

Coming next year: citywide #Wilmington1968 series

Ask almost anyone over the age of 60 what they were doing on April 4, 1968 when cries of "They got the King" rang out across urban America, and rich personal narratives will recount coming of age stories. In my 12-year-old world living in the Hilltop section of Wilmington on 3rd and Broom streets, w

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-22 15:50:34

Four in 10 Wilmington boards, commissions inactive -- sometimes for decades

Wilmington's ethics commission was reinstated this year after being allowed to dissolve over two years ago, but it is just one of many citizen-led groups the city has abandoned. Three dozen of Wilmington's boards and commissions are inactive, according to a review of public records by The News Jour


Controversial DART service changes approved, to be implemented in December

The Delaware Transit Corp. on Tuesday announced that controversial proposals to reroute popular buses away from Rodney Square in Wilmington have been approved, among other service changes for the statewide bus service. The new service moves routes, such as the 6, 10 and 15, away from the square, whi

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Dewey employees file harassment complaint

As threatened by their attorney in October, Dewey employees who filed a complaint in June with the Delaware Public Integrity Commission against former Town Manager Marc Appelbaum have now filed a harassment complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It was submitted Nov. 16 by

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Trailer with 2 Harleys stolen in Spring: What the owner knows about the theft

SPRING, Texas - A Facebook post about the theft of a trailer carrying two Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Spring has gone viral. It includes surveillance video of the trailer being stolen Wednesday morning, around midnight. The two motorcycles were being stored in the trailer. KPRC2 spoke with Ell

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-22 23:40:58

Brian Wilson, Rick Springfield and More Stars React to the Death of David Cassidy

Hollywood is mourning the death of David Cassidy. The former Partridge Family star's rep confirmed to ET on Tuesday that he had died at age 67. Cassidy was rushed to a Florida hospital on Wednesday after suffering organ failure. "On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that


Sutherland Springs church shooter lied on background check to be security guard

HOUSTON - Devin Kelley, the man accused of murdering 26 people in a Sutherland Springs church earlier this month, failed to truthfully answer questions on the criminal background check he used to become an unarmed security guard at Schlitterbahn, New Braunfels, KPRC2 has learned. Channel 2 Investig


One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say

A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said. Officers were dispatched to F.M. 1960 near

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 12:21:00

Stolen vehicle sparks early morning police chase

One man was arrested after a stolen vehicle sparked a Thursday morning police chase in northwest Houston. A patrol officer just before 4 a.m. spotted a vehicle with plates that came up as stolen, according to Houston police. When the driver refused to pull over and instead sped off, the officer foll

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 15:14:00

Families run together during annual Thanksgiving morning YMCA Run Thru the Woods

Hoping to offset the likely heavy meal they would eat later in the day, scores of women, men and children participated in the 28th annual YMCA Run Thru the Woods early Thanksgiving morning. From 5-year-olds to 82-year-olds, entire families came out to run, walk and support each other. The race has b

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 19:23:00

Feeding the masses: a Kingwood 'Friendsgiving' feast

KINGWOOD - Turkey, ham, brisket, stuffing, corn, green beans -- it's all the fixings that you need for Thanksgiving, but in Kingwood, they're hosting a "Friendsgiving." "This happened as fast as the flood happened. We put it on Facebook and it just, oh man, it went crazy," Shelli Underwood, who hel

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-23 22:21:50

Humble ISD highlights energy efficiency, AVID program, super-staffers

Humble Independent School District once again was rewarded for energy efficiency through the CenterPoint Energy and CLEAResult SCORE program, announced Melissa Crizer, the district's energy manager. Humble ISD partners with CenterPoint Energy and CLEAResult to maximize energy efficiency in the distr


Concord Break-In Suspect Arrested Following Chase Into Waltham

CONCORD, MA - A man wanted in connection to two home break-ins was apprehended Wednesday afternoon in Waltham following a police pursuit out of Concord. The multi-town ordeal began when an Emerson Road resident in Concord called police around 1:20 p.m. saying someone had tried to enter his home. The

PATCH - 2017-11-22 22:43:09

North End fire kills 2, leaves 12 homeless

Careless disposal of a cigarette sparked a three-alarm fire in a North End apartment building that killed two men and left 12 other people, including a baby, homeless for Thanksgiving, authorities said. One man died in a desperate attempt to flee the blaze by jumping from a window at the rear of the

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Past grand marshals of the City of Lights Parade

Lowell Spinners owner Dave Heller follows in the long tradition of grand marshals at the City of Lights parade. 2016: Deb Belanger, Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitor Bureaus 2015: Mill City Grows 2014: CMAA and the Cambodian Community of Lowell 2013: Merrimack Valley-area survivors

LOWELL SUN - 2017-11-23 11:35:35

Surveillance video shows quick-moving gas station thief

A local woman is frustrated after falling victim to sly predator who pounced as she was pumping gas. Maria Martinez was pumping gasoline at the Super Petroleum station in Waltham, when surveillance video shows a man slid into her vehicle's passenger seat, escaping with her purse and a suitcase. Mar

WCVB - 2017-11-23 23:45:00