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4 juveniles charged in Salem County high school wrestling team hazing incident
PITTSGROVE TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- Four juveniles have been charged in connection to a hazing incident involving a South Jersey high school wrestling team. The Salem County Prosecutor's Office says four juveniles have been charged with aggravated assault, conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, crimin
Delaware man sentenced for selling heroin that killed woman
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man has been sentenced to more than seven years behind bars for knowingly selling heroin with an "extra risk" to a woman who later died. Multiple media outlets report that the U.S. Attorney's Office said 58-year-old James Goodwyn of Wilmington, also known as "Wali
Police Release Name Of Pedestrian Killed By Driver Under The Influence In New Castle County
CLAYMONT, Del. (CBS/AP) — Delaware State Police have released the name of the pedestrian who was struck and killed when a drunken driver hit him in New Castle County early Friday.
Wilmington man charged for knife-point robbery of three motels
Three knife-point motel robberies this month were one man's work, state police said. State police arrested and charged 52-year-old Wilmingtonian James Wright for robbing the Day One Motel, Knights Inn and Days Inn between Dec. 6-11. State police said he would walk up to a clerk and brandish a knife
Schalick wrestling season on hold amid hazing allegations
PITTSGROVE - The Arthur P. Schalick High School wrestling team won't be taking the mats anytime soon — if at all — this season. Pittsgrove Township School District Superintendent Scott Hoopes told The Daily Journal on Friday the wrestling program is "suspended effective immediately" while investigat
New Jersey State Police Searching For Alleged Cell Tower Burglary Suspect
SALEM COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — The New Jersey State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of committing multiple cell tower burglaries in Oldmans and Quinton Townships, Salem County.
Suspect extradited, charged with murder of couple in Delaware
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect in the slayings of a couple who were expecting their first child has been extradited to Delaware and charged with murder. New Castle County Police say 38-year-old Walter Lolley was captured by U.S. Marshals in Georgia in September. He was extradited
Delaware boy bullied because of Trump name receives medal of courage
WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- An 11-year-old boy in Delaware whose parents say he has been bullied because of his last name Trump was honored Saturday for his bravery to stand up to his bullies.
Wilmington council seat remains vacant after volatile meeting
Two weeks after the first recommendation to appoint a new Wilmington City Council member, the city's 1st District seat remains empty. Councilwoman Loretta Walsh tabled her attempt to hold a second vote to appoint Albert Mills to his brother's old council seat on Thursday night, lacking the votes nee
Speed a factor in crash that killed Delaware high school student, police say
MARSHALLTON, Del. (WPVI) -- Police in Delaware say speed was a factor in a crash that left a high school student dead. 18-year-old Sarai Trujillo was killed in the crash on the 1800 block of Newport Road in Marshallton just before 7:30 a.m.
Speeding woman killed when vehicle leaves roadway and strikes telephone poll, tree outside Marshallton
An 18-year-old woman is dead and her 15-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries following a crash into a telephone pole outside Marshallton early Friday morning, New Castle County Police announced that afternoon.
Wilmington man who sold heroin to woman who overdosed gets 7.5 years in prison
A 58-year-old Wilmington man has received a 90-month federal prison sentence for selling heroin to a woman who later died from its use. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Wali Bey, also known as James Goodwyn, Bey and a second individual sold a small amount of heroin to a woman who overdos
Wardens seek black bear that attacked Pennsylvania woman and her Chihuahua
YORK, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission is attempting to capture the black bear that attacked and severely injured a woman and her dog this week. Melinda LeBarron, 51, has broken bones, cuts and bruises and multiple bites after the attack outside her home in rural in Muncy Creek Township, about
Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying
WILMINGTON, DE (RNN) - A boy with the last name of “Trump” will now be using his father’s last name at school due to bullying from other students, as his parents work to get his name legally changed.
Senior Killed In Crash While Driving To John Dickinson High School, Police Say
WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — A community in New Castle County is mourning the death of a high school senior after a tragic crash early Friday morning. The Red Clay School District says 18-year-old Sarai Trujillo was driving to John Dickinson High School in Wilmington around 7:10 a.m. when she was involv
HS wrestlers stripped, threatened to assault teammate with broomstick, cops say
PITTSGROVE — The wrestling team at a South Jersey high school is under investigation for an alleged hazing incident. Salem County prosecutor John Lenahan said four members of the Schalick High School stripped a student in the shower, restrained the student and threatened to assault the student with
State Police Search for Suspect in Cell Tower Burglaries
OLDMANS TOWNSHIP, N.J. - New Jersey State Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man suspected of burglarizing multiple cell towers in Salem County. Authorities say on Tuesday, December 11th, at around 4 p.m., a man (seen here) climbed a fence and entered the cell tower facility on St
Morris County Park Police Blotter; Possession of Controlled Substances and Drugs Top This Week's Police Blotter
11/19: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers observed a County Ordinance violation at Loantaka Brook Reservation in Morris Township. An investigation led to Jake C. Diozzi, age 19, of Salem, MA., to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Being Und
11-year-old boy with last name 'Trump' bullied into changing surname
An 11-year-old boy who is routinely tormented at school because of his presidential last name has decided to go by a different surname. Josh Trump, a student at Talley Middle School in Wilmington, Delaware, has endured bullying at the hands of his classmates ever since Donald Trump announced that he
Photo of mall Santa kneeling before 93-year-old WWII veteran warms hearts
WASHINGTON (WJLA) — A holiday scene from a Delaware mall is warming hearts via social media this Christmas season. Gina Wilbur wrote on Facebook that she was Christmas shopping at the Concord Mall north of Wilmington, Delaware, when she spotted the mall's Santa leave his chair and approach a veteran