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Driver killed in Route 273 crash, second in two days

RISING SUN - A driver was killed in a Tuesday evening crash on Route 273, the second fatal accident to strike that highway in two days. Just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, troopers from the Maryland State Police North East Barrack responded to the area of the 1000 block of Telegraph Road in Rising Sun fo

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-21 02:15:00

Arson attempt at Mexican restaurant in Wilmington, Delaware

Police say someone tried to torch a Mexican restaurant in Wilmington, Delaware. Officers found the shattered remnants of a Molotov cocktail outside the San Marcos Restaurant on Kirkwood Highway around 12 a.m. Wednesday. They say someone threw a bottle filled with some kind of accelerant at the front

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-21 11:55:20

Disregarded traffic light in Newark leads to drug, gun charges for New Castle pair

A traffic stop led police to recover a loaded 9mm handgun and a number of drugs and drug-related paraphernalia, Newark Police announced Wednesday. According to authorities, Malcolm and Isaiah Cheeks, 21 and 22 respectively, both of New Castle, were pulled over in the area of South Main Street after

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-21 16:01:00

Another snow day Thursday for many New Castle Co. students

Delaware Public Media Wednesday's winter storm will keep many schools in the northern part of the First State closed Thursday. In New Castle County, Appoquinimink, Brandywine, Christina, Colonial, New Castle County Vo-Tech and Red Clay school districts are all closed for a second straight day. Delaw

DELAWAREPUBLIC.ORG - 2018-03-21 22:20:14

Maryland Avenue second-story fire leaves Wilmington home uninhabitable

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Maryland Avenue home in Wilmington was left uninhabitable after a fire on Wednesday afternoon. When firefighters arrived on scene at 2:10 p.m., they found fire rising from the second-story floor of a two-story, semi-detached home, said Battalion Chief John Loon

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-21 20:59:35

Man shot this afternoon walks into area hospital

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A man walked into an area hospital Wednesday, with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Baltimore Police responded at 1:46 p.m, and located the 20-year-old victim. Detectives are working to determine where the incident occurred. The victim is uncooperative at this time. Anyone with in

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-03-21 22:23:51

Officer rolls New Castle County Police vehicle in icy conditions on Route 1

A New Castle County Police officer rolled his vehicle in the dangerous, icy conditions Wednesday, authorities announced late that morning. According to authorities, officers were dispatched to the area of Route 1 and the Toll Plaza for a single vehicle crash. They found a county police vehicle rest

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-21 15:16:00

Fire damages home in Wilmington's Browntown section

Wilmington firefighters battled both fire and ice but made quick work of a bedroom blaze in the city's Browntown section. The fire was reported in the 1100 block of Maryland Avenue just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Article continues below advertisement Everyone was out of the house whe

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-21 20:41:00

One dead, two injured after shooting in West Philadelphia, police say

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WTXF) - Three people are shot and one of those is dead in West Philadelphia late Sunday afternoon, according to Philadelphia police. The call came a little after 4:15 p.m. March 18. After police arrived to the scene at 52nd and Market Streets, they discovered one 42-year-old man a


One Ticket Sold in Pennsylvania Wins $456.7M Powerball Jackpot

Under Pennsylvania law, lottery winners may not remain anonymousPublished at 1:45 AM EDT on Mar 18, 2018 | Updated at 2:10 AM EDT on Mar 18, 2018 NBC10 Philadelphia Somewhere in Pennsylvania, a life -- probably several lives -- just changed, 456.7 million times over. A single winning Powerball jackp


Police arrest 2 men in drug dealing investigation, seize drugs, cash and ammo

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME 29-year-old man shot in Wilmington | 0:32 Police say the victim of a shooting on Vandever Avenue early Tuesday is in stable condition. He had been shot in the thigh. William Bretzger/The News Journal 1 of 14 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: D


Shot fired outside Red Roof Inn in Newark

Police are searching for a man who fired a gun in the parking lot of a Newark motel on Saturday morning. The incident happened at 8:47 a.m. at the Red Roof Inn, 1119 S. College. Ave., according to Sgt. Gerald Bryda, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department. Bryda said the two victims were leavin


A 5th explosive found in Elsmere man's home

The State of Delaware Fire Marshal's Office recovered more from Mark Consiglio's home after the 48-year-old Elsmere man was arrested earlier this week for manufacturing, possessing and using an explosive device. Family members of Consiglio called 9-1-1 to report more devices upon cleaning out his ho


Principal at Wilmington's Padua Academy abruptly fired

The principal of Padua Academy in Wilmington has been abruptly fired from her post, prompting outrage among the student body. In a letter dated March 16, 2017, obtained by WDEL, Rev. Nicholas R. Waseline, who's the pastor at St. Anthony of Padua Church, wrote that Cindy Mann "is no longer serving a


Wilmington Trust defense fights to keep damaging evidence from eyes of the jury

During the first week of the Wilmington Trust criminal trial, attorneys clashed over whether grand jury testimony claiming bank executives pressured employees to paint too rosy a picture of its toxic loan portfolio could be repeated to freshly minted trial jurors. Defense attorneys argued such claim


Another pipe bomb found in home of Elsmere suspect

Authorities now say an Elsmere man crafted at least five pipe bombs before he was arrested last week, after another device was discovered by accident Saturday afternoon. Police evacuated the area surrounding the 700 block of Baltimore Avenue in Elsmere Saturday and safely destroyed the bomb, which


Police seek info after man killed in Wilmington

Police are asking the public for information after a man was gunned down in Wilmington, Delaware. Officers were called to the 100 block of N. Broom Street for a report of shots fired around 2 a.m. Wednesday. They arrived on the scene to find a 22-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds. H


Man who helped mistress kill three generations of a Claymont family in 1988 dies in prison

A former New York cabbie so beguiled by the charms of a woman that he murdered three generations of a Claymont family has died in prison, state Department of Correction officials said on Wednesday. Tze Poong Liu, 87, was convicted of helping his mistress, Vicky Chao, set fire to a split-level house


Large quantities of drugs found in Newark motel rooms

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME ID Channel to run feature on Fahey murder | 1:15 The ID channel will air a new episode of "Vanity Fair Confidential" dedicated to the Thomas Capano trial on Monday night. 2/26/18 Courtesy of Investigation Discovery 1 of 10 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CL


Jury convicts man of murder, kidnapping the victim's 1-year-old

Less than two years after a man was shot to death and his child kidnapped in Salem County, a jury convicted his killer. Hakeem O. Williams, 32, of Philadelphia shot Jakaiye Ingram, 24, of Pennsville Township, following a confrontation on a Saturday afternoon in July 2016, prosecutors had alleged. In