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Wilmington man who stabbed girlfriend to death, left body at top of Canby Park slide, gets life in prison

A Wilmington man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted in Superior Court of stabbing his girlfriend to death at a Canby Park playground in 2015. According to the Delaware Department of Justice, 37-year-old Gary Perkins was sentenced to life in prison plus 36 years for the

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-23 19:34:00

Suspect in Chester hit-and-run that killed father of 2 surrenders

The suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a father of two in Chester back in December has surrendered to authorities. 46-year-old Tia Jones of New Castle, Delaware, arrived at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Media on Thursday morning. Jones faces multiple charges in the death of 46-ye

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 14:32:15

DA: Eagles DE Michael Bennett pushed 66-year-old paraplegic woman

The Philadelphia Eagles' newly acquired defensive end, Michael Bennett, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old paraplegic woman following Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to the Harris County district attorney's office, Bennett - who was a member of t

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 18:22:34

My son can't afford Trump appointees who don't care about clean air

Meredith Hurst is a resident of Wilmington who works as a paralegal and advocates for clean air on behalf of her two children. In my bustling household with children spanning toddler to teenager, I measure the quality of our days by measuring the quality of our air. This is because my teenage son i

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-23 13:43:15

18-year-old pedestrian struck by car in Newark

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 10 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: D

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-22 15:43:07

Newark man gets 9 years for string of New Castle County robberies inside of a week in 2017

A 27-year-old Newark man was sentenced to nine years in prison in connection to a string of robberies throughout New Castle County, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday. According to authorities, Michael Berwick is believed to have robbed a fast food restaurant, a convenience store,

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-23 19:45:00

Padua Academy parents launch campaign to get beloved principal Cindy Mann back

More than 250 Padua Academy parents and students gathered in Greenville on Thursday night to come up with a plan to get their beloved principal, Cindy Mann, reinstated as quickly as possible. Mann was abruptly fired last Friday, setting off a series of protests. Since then, families have been conne

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-23 02:19:31

Wilmington Marriott opens; more hotels on the way

The old Beneficial Building at 1300 N. Market Street began its new life as a 96-suite hotel Thursday. The all-suite Residence Inn by Marriott, owned and operated by Canon Hospitality Management, offers studio and one-bedroom suites. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each unit has a fully eq

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-23 15:20:45

Delaware Woman Charged In Hit-And-Run That Left Chester Man Dead

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) - Pennsylvania State Police have charged a New Castle, Delaware woman with a fatal hit-and-run on the Highland Avenue on-ramp to I-95 in Chester last December. Two citizen tips led investigators to 46-year-old Tia Jones, who told them she met 46-year-old Ronald Williams at a bar dur

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:01:37

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

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


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


Man punches woman in the face at Deer Park

A man punched a woman in the face after she rebuffed his attempt to dance with her, police said. The incident happened at around 1 a.m. Sunday at the Deer Park Tavern, 108 W. Main St., according to Lt. Andrew Rubin, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department. The victim was dancing on the second f

NEWARK POST - 2018-03-21 23:32:00

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


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

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


VIDEO | Heavy snowfall in Delaware will likely let up by evening, taper off completely during early morning hours

The snow from Delaware's latest nor'easter continued to fall Wednesday, and probably wouldn't let up completely until the day had officially ended and crossed into Thursday. "We're going to see snow continue here through the remainder of the afternoon, and then it'll taper off this evening," said A


Newark high freshman charged with making online threats of school shooting

A 17-year-old Newark High School freshman has been charged with making threat online about a shooting at the school, police said. The girl, who was not named by Newark Police, has been charged with misdemeanor terroristic threatening. "She was released on $500 unsecured bond to appear in New Castl


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


Trial begins for what prosecutors called the gang-related murder of Wilmington's 15-year-old Wingo

A young man went on trial Monday in connection with the May 2016 shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who was walking home from school on Wilmington's East Side. Diamonte Taylor was one of three suspects charged in the death of Brandon Wingo. The case looks to shine a spotlight on alleged gang activi