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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.


Tanker truck crash, fuel spill shuts down Route 9 in New Jersey

MALBORO, New Jersey— Two tanker trucks collided on Route 9 early Friday morning near Newman Springs Road, prompting up to 3,000-gallons of fuel to spill out onto the roadway.


Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in New Jersey, Report Says

Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report. The artist plans to build a new affordable housing complex in Newark, but the project comes with a pricey cost.


New Jersey Senate approves bill that could keep Trump off state’s 2020 ballot

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate approved a bill that would keep presidential candidates off the state’s 2020 ballot unless they release their tax returns. The bill — which was passed Thursday in a 23-11 vote largely along party lines — needs the approval of an Assembly committee and the fu


Body found in Banning Park in New Castle County

NEW CASTLE CO., Del. (WPVI) -- New Castle County police say a body was discovered in Banning Park Thursday afternoon. Police responded around 2 p.m. after a report of a body found.


Closing arguments begin in New Jersey trial of man accused of murdering classmate

FREEHOLD, New Jersey -- Closing arguments are set to begin Friday in the trial of a man accused of murdering a former high school classmate and throwing her body off a bridge in New Jersey.


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


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


Sweeney: Don’t expect legal cannabis in New Jersey until at least January

TRENTON — New Jersey’s top lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to legalize cannabis for recreational use, but new dispensaries aren’t likely to open any time soon. “I think, best case scenario, you’re going to have marijuana available legally [in] January,” Senate President Steve Sweeney told r


Video shows alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto sidewalk in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Newly released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey, narrowly missing a man. The incident happened the night of Feb. 9 in Jersey City.


Man Gets 40 Years for Beating Sleeping Girlfriend to Death With Hammer in New Jersey Home

A man who used a hammer to fatally beat his sleeping girlfriend at her South Jersey home has been sentenced to 40 years in state prison. Lashaun Smith had pleaded guilty last month to murder in the November 2017 death of 28-year-old Sarah Phillips. The prison sentence was handed down Friday. He must


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.


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.


Furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5 million in New Jersey Lottery

BAYONNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New York City park ranger from New Jersey who was furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot.


Music, food, festivals and a return to boxing on Broad Street

Musicians with ties to the region take the stage, East Passyunk welcomes restaurant week, and craft beers are on the menu in Kennett Square this week. Delaware played a pivotal role in the Underground Railroad, with Wilmington serving as a station along the route to freedom for people fleeing slaver


3 Family Members Found Stabbed At Ridley Park Home: Police

RIDLEY PARK, Pa. (CBS) – Police are investigating multiple stabbings involving three members of the same family at a Ridley Park, Delaware County home on Thursday morning. Police were called to the home on the 200 block of Willard Drive, just before 10 a.m.


Bam Margera wants to throw a second party at West Chester’s Castle Bam but Pocopson Township doesn’t want him to

Former Jackass star Bam Margera says he is planning another blowout party for his Castle Bam property this spring, even though the upcoming get-together could be in violation of a recently passed Pocopson Township ordinance targeted at events that may attract more than 100 attendees.


Delaware Memorial Bridge toll hike to start later, E-ZPass discount added

The toll increase to $5 for the Delaware Memorial Bridge between New Jersey and Delaware has been postponed two months, and an E-ZPass discount added, after a vote Wednesday by the Delaware River and Bay Authority Commission.


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.