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Investigators looking for cause of Wilmington apartment fire

Investigators are working to determine what spraked a fire that damaged two Wilmington apartments and displaced their occupants Sunday night.Calls came in to the 911 center around 7:30 p.m. for a kitchen fire in apartment A at 1316 East 28th Street, and when crews got there, they contained the flame

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-06-18 02:48:00

Abused for Decades: Woman who was murdered by her husband was in process of obtaining PFA

On June 1, police said Chuck Williams killed Stephanie Williams with two shots to her chest and another to her head, and then turned the gun on himself. The couple’s 10-year-old twins, Maddison and Colton, discovered their parents’ bodies on the living room floor when they awoke in the morning.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-06-17 22:26:16

Police: Two, Including 15-Year-Old Girl, Found Shot Dead In Wilmington

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) —Two people, including a 15-year-old girl, have been found shot to death in Wilmington, Delaware.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-17 09:38:13

Former Governor Ed Rendell announces Parkinson's diagnosis

Rendell, who served as Philadelphia's district attorney and then mayor before serving as the state's governor, revealed that his symptoms began three and half years ago, at which time he was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease.

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-18 15:18:11

Wilmington firefighters battle blaze Sunday night

Shortly after 7:30 p.m., firefighters were alerted to a multi-residential structure fire at 1316 E. 28th St. with reports it had started in a kitchen, according to officials.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-06-18 11:25:00

Teenager, man shot and killed in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) --A 15-year-old girl and 35-year-old man were shot and killed in Wilmington early Sunday morning.Police were called at 1:27 a.m. to the unit block of Lloyd Street for the report of a shooting.Arriving officers found an injured teenager inside a vehicle. The 35-year-old was lo

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-17 15:16:25

6 injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-295 SB in Carneys Point

CARNEYS POINT, N.J. (WPVI) --At least two people were ejected from their vehicle during a multi-vehicle crash that shut down I-295 southbound in Carneys Point, New Jersey for hours.The three-vehicle crash occurred around 4 a.m. Monday on I-295 SB at Exit 4.EMS crews transported six victims to Christ

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-18 08:22:21

Wilmington's beloved Sweeney's Bakery closed for good

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) --A landmark bakery in Wilmington is closing after 60 years in business.Saturday was the last day for Sweeney's Bakery on Naaman's Road.The bakery was founded by James and Margaret Sweeney back in 1957.Three generations of the Sweeney Family have since kept the business g

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-16 21:38:17

Cop’s family sues after his ‘friendly-fire’ slaying

The civil suit was filed in Prince George’s County Circuit Court by Baltimore-area attorney Jason Downs on behalf of the family of Detective Jacai Colson, who died after being shot in the heart by fellow officer Taylor Krauss on March 16, 2016.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-06-17 23:11:46

Police use Facebook to find a burglary suspect in Wilmington, Del.

With the help from the New Castle County Facebook and Twitter followers, the detectives were able to locate the vehicle and apprehend the driver, 37-year-old Mitchell Hubis on Thursday.


Wilmington woman facing life in prison after being found guilty of robbery-turned-murder

According to the DOJ, Deneisha Wright was found guilty of walking up to a truck in which 66-year-old Charles May was sitting in January 2017, and attempting to rob him at gunpoint of pills and money, then shooting him twice when he resisted.


22 injured, suspect killed in Trenton arts festival shooting

"We believe it was a dispute between two neighborhoods that led to violence at the event. In no way was the event the target, it just happened to be the forum for the shooting," Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told ABC News Sunday afternoon.

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-17 10:27:51

Delaware woman running across highway fatally struck by car

Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com

WMDT.COM - 2018-06-16 18:15:59

Firefly bounces back with big crowd thanks to buzzworthy headliners, nice weather

With Eminem expected to rap those lines at Firefly Music Festival late Saturday night, he isn't going to just deliver one of his biggest hits ("Without Me"), but he could have also been summarizing the festival's 2018 edition.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-06-16 22:27:00

Worker at Delaware Racetrack Seen on Video Punching Horse

He has not been identified, but a track official said he is an assistant handler. At the time of the punching, the handler was in the starting gate with the horse, whose name is Accolade.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-06-16 17:49:41

Wilmington homeless shelter, nearly closed, will keep doors open

According to RVRC's board chair, the Rev. Allen Jones Sr., the state called on Tuesday to inform the nonprofit it would fund peer support programs through December.


If you make minimum wage in Delaware you can't afford rent, report claims

Young entrepreneurs Bryce Fender, Demetrius Thorn and Joel Amin Jr. with WilmInvest, are investing in the community by planning to buy distressed properties in Wilmington and renovate them for supportive housing.Suchat Pederson/The News Journal


Wilmington July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

WILMINGTON, DE- July 4th is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue, stock up on sparklers, and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you this Independence Day. We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in a


In wake of mother's sudden death, Wilmington father remains rock for his 4 children

Tylier runs to the small plastic kids table, bowing his 5-year-old head to his folded hands in prayer. His two sisters and younger brother scurry over to join him, plopping themselves down onto the carpeted floor.


Delaware State Trooper Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle Crash North Of Wilmington

Police say the trooper was in a police vehicle with its lights and siren on, traveling northbound on Concord Pike as the second vehicle, a Toyota Corolla was traveling in the opposite direction when it hit the left passenger side of the patrol car.