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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

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-19 21:19:00

Man charged with illegally operating all-terrain vehicle near New Castle

A 19-year-old man is facing charges he was illegally operating an all-terrain vehicle near New Castle over the weekend, police said. An officer was dispatched to Simonds Gardens Friday for a complaint of ATVs riding in the community's parkland. When the officer arrived, he saw a person riding on an

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-19 22:49:57

Ex-teacher who wanted to have sex with teen while her dad watched pleads guilty

WILMINGTON, Del. - A former Delaware teacher has pleaded guilty to attempting to entice a minor into engaging in sexual activity. U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss announced Monday that 37-year-old Joshua Rutherford entered his plea Monday. He was initially charged with two counts each of seeking child p

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 00:40:15

Wilmington demolishes 10 East Side homes, makes way for new development

Ten vacant rowhomes on Wilmington's East Side were demolished on Monday morning to make way for new townhomes. Fourteen three-bedroom, 2.5-bath houses will replace what were vacant, abandoned and nuisance properties on the 900 block of Bennett Street, officials said. "Things have to be brought dow

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-19 18:18:57

Elkton man killed in Calvert three-vehicle crash

CALVERT - An Elkton man was killed and two other people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on a Calvert highway on Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police. Investigators identified the victim as 22-year-old Noah Norona, who was pronounced dead by Cecil County Department of Emergency Se

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-19 15:29:00

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

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-19 00:38:00

Catholic High School Students Walk Out Over Principal's Firing, Closing Delaware Street

Students, parents, and alumni of Padua Academy in Wilmington, Delaware are planning to protest the firing of Cindy Mann, the school's principal. The Archdiocese fired Mrs. Mann for "insubordination," but parents think there's a different reason she was fired. (Published 35 minutes ago) So many girls

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-19 13:31:53

A pair of New Castle men are arrested in connection with Hampton Green drug dealing

The New Castle County Police Safe Streets Task Force and the State of Delaware Juvenile Probation and Parole end a month long investigation with a pair of executed warrants in the community of Hampton Green. Amnir Williams and Dylan Morton, both 19-year-old and of New Castle, were taken into custody


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

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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


Pipe Bomb Found in Delaware Home of Man Charged in Blast

ELSMERE, Del. - Another pipe bomb has been removed from the home a Delaware man arrested last week for detonating a similar device outside a nearby home. Media outlets reported that family members cleaning the home of Mark Consiglio found the bomb Saturday and called police. Residents within a two-b

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-18 16:51:36

Cumberland County seeks two most wanted individuals

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office would like your help in finding two of its most wanted fugitives. Lance McLemore, 37, is being sought on two Cumberland County Superior Court Family warrants for failure to appear. McLemore is described as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 180 pounds, with br

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 19:09:08

Dad suggests hell instead of prison for mom who got high as her kid died

The father of a 2-year-old child who died in a car as Deanna Joseph got high in the front seat summed up his feelings about the penalty the woman deserved. "Hell is not good enough for her," the dad told a judge Friday morning. Joseph, 39, of Alloway Township, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for


Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in New Castle

A traffic stop in New Castle, Delaware led to the arrest of a man on drug charges. Delaware State Police say 53-year-old Robert Collins Jr. was spotted driving erratically around 8:30 p.m. Thursday on Summit Bridge Road in Townsend. Police say Collins was pulled over and during the traffic stop offi


6 men arrested in Newark hotel prostitution sting

Six men were charged during a reverse prostitution sting at a Newark hotel Thursday, authorities announced Friday. According to Newark Police, members of the Street Crimes Unit and Special Operations Unit conducted the sting on March 15, 2018, by placing a fictitious profile of a female on a websit


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Newark man found unconscious in car with gun gets 23 years in prison

A Newark man found unconscious in a running car in the middle of an intersection, with a gun in his pants legs, was sentenced to 23 years in prison. Damien Roberts, 37, was given the prison term March 9 by a Superior Court judge, the State Department of Justice announced Friday. Roberts, also know


Wilmington gang murder trial begins Monday

The first of what might be multiple murder trials in the death of Howard High School of Technology student Brandon Wingo will begin Monday. Testimony is scheduled to start in the trial of Diamonte Taylor, 20, who faces multiple charges, including gang participation, conspiracy, assault, robbery and


A head-on collision in Middletown sends five people to area hospitals

Five people were sent to area hospitals - all with serious injuries - Friday night in a Middletown accident that is still under investigation by the Delaware State Police. According to a DSP release, the incident occurred around 8:38 p.m. Friday on Bethel Church Road, east of Fairview Avenue in Midd