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Wilmington police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 11-year-old boy. police say Kysean McCants, a student at Stubbs Elementary school, went missing Saturday. Police say he was seen at the Hicks Anderson Community Center around 12 p.m., located at 501 North Madison Street, but ...
BURLINGTON CITY -- Two people were pulled from the icy Delaware River on Sunday afternoon after a vehicle plowed through the protective metal barrier along the Riverfront Promenade, authorities said. The incident happened about 1 p.m. Numerous first responders were on the scene minutes later ...

Delaware Researchers Examine cancer's Effect on siblings. Every now and then, Ali McDonough wakes .... A freshman at the University of Delaware, Maggie Anderson wrote a research paper last semester about the effect childhood cancer has on siblings. While she hasn't been diagnosed with PTSD, she ...
DOVER, Del. -- Delaware officials released an interim report Thursday outlining efforts to implement several recommended reforms in the wake of a deadly inmate riot last year at the state's maximum-security prison. Officials cautioned that, while progress is being made, institutional and cultural change ...
Immediately preceding the 181st annual dinner, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors welcomed new members to its ranks and to its Board of Governors. The chamber announced that Bonnie Metz, Verizon; Mac Nagaswami, Carvertise; and Janice E. Nevin, MD, MPH, were voted ...
Tom Summers, manager of outreach and public services at the Delaware Public Archives, gave a presentation about the archives on Jan. 11 to the Dover capital City Rotary club. Summers provided a sampling of the documents and photographs that are preserved at the archives. The materials provided a ...

Fifer Orchards was recognized for their overall contribution to agriculture with the Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service to Delaware Agriculture at the Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner, held Jan. 11. "There has never been a time that I have asked to bring the governor, local and U.S. legislators, ...
Delaware health officials have confirmed the first rabies case of 2018 in a raccoon that bit a Sussex County resident earlier this week. Rabies is an infectious disease that affects the nervous system of humans and other mammals and can't be cure once symptoms appear. The raccoon bit the resident, who ...
DOVER - students from across the state gathered Saturday at the Delaware Public Archives to celebrate the winners of the 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition and to be recognized for their knowledge of the First State's influential role in crafting the United States Constitution.
Delaware leaders are ready to go to court to protect the First State's coastline from offshore drilling. "The health of Delaware's economy and environment are directly tied to the health of the state's coastal areas," Gov. John Carney wrote in a Thursday letter to federal officials. "I cannot accept the tremendous ...
When Delaware's General Assembly returned to session on Tuesday, all nine women in the House of Representatives wore black. "I'd be remiss if we didn't discuss what's been going on nationally with the sexual misconduct," House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, D-Bear, told her fellow lawmakers.
More from this writer: Naloxone saving lives as Delaware fights heroin epidemic. Over the same period of time the General Assembly and Executive Branch have supported greater emphasis for public health initiatives to address the crisis. With a firmer grasp on its budget and finances, there is more that ...
Union supporter Bill Prinsket, of Bridgeville, Delaware, opposes the right-to-work ordinance aired Jan. 2 by the Sussex County Council. The "mayor" of Warren County, Kentucky, says that view is shortsighted considering his county's development boom. (Photo: Kevin Mooney/The Daily Signal).
Labor Secretary Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, a holdover from former Gov. Jack Markell's cabinet who has gone almost a year without being renominated or replaced, is resigning to take a post at Delaware State University. She will serve as dean of graduate, adult and continuing studies. Her last day with the ...
FILE - In a in this Friday, May 9, 2003 file photo, angler Andy Hails, of Montgomery, Ala., checks the fishing lines on his boat as he trolls the Gulf of Mexico near a natural gas well off the Alabama coast near gulf Shores, Ala. President Obama announced his new offshore drilling policy Wednesday, March 31, ...
Health Secretary Kara Odom Walker said Thursday that funding for the children's health insurance Program in Delaware will last until the end of February, delaying the chance of 8,300 children losing their health insurance for another month. Congress has yet to agree on a plan to renew the $800 million ...
A day after two Delaware convenience stores were marked for investigation by federal immigration agents, those on either side of the debate agree the message has been received. Ninety-eight 7-Eleven stores across the country were told to prove their workers are legally employed, a move promoted by ...

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) -- A Delaware inmate convicted in the 1986 murder of a Maryland man has died. The Delaware Department of Correction said in a statement Wednesday that 54-year-old Richard Thompson died Jan. 6 at an outside hospital, as a result of a prolonged illness. Thompson, of ...
The weekly workshops are simulcast to several Delaware Library branches at once. The workshops are for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, one of the many business resources available through the Delaware public library system, all for free. Small businesses can incorporate online via ...
Delaware could see the number of bankruptcy filings drop dramatically if a bill moving through Congress passes. But Delaware's leaders are not all that enthusiastic about it. The Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act would require companies to file for bankruptcy in the states where they are headquartered or ...
Jonathan Arnold, developer of the 276-unit Second and Delaware project in the River market, used to seem eager to speak with the press about his world-changing apartment development, which calls for 16-inch-thick concrete walls and other green features to slash the energy needed for heating and ...
DOVER - A bill aimed at cracking down on cigarette smugglers in Delaware has been cleared for a final vote in the General Assembly. The legislation, which passed the Senate last year, was released Wednesday by a House committee for a vote by the full House. The bill would make it a felony to traffic in ...
Christopher Bullock, chairman of the Delaware Coalition for prison Reform and Justice, told The News Journal. "It's important that the governor and the Department of Correction keep moving forward." For months The News Journal has received complaints from prisoners and their family members about ...
It will be weeks before Delaware's 2017 overdose totals come in - a number that many regard as indicative of the state's current handle on the epidemic. Some expect the death toll to fall from 308 deaths in 2016, but state officials warned late last year to not judge too quickly - toxicology reports can take six ...
Two Delaware 7-Eleven convenience stores were among the 98 targeted Wednesday by federal agents cracking down on illegal workers, according to immigration officials. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents questioned 7-Eleven employees and ...
We've often been asked what the difference is between the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT). We understand that people are often confused because the two state agencies have related missions, but we differ on how we accomplish those ...
Delaware teacher Lori Sabastian and her husband Colin had to make some serious decisions about how they would support themselves and their newborn child Cora. Not given maternity leave, Sabastian went back to work nine weeks after the birth, and her husband decided to quit his job to become a ...
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon answers a question in WHYY's Wilmington studio during an interview Tuesday. U.S. Small Business Administration chief Linda McMahon met with small-business owners in Delaware Tuesday as her nationwide tour made a stop in Delaware. On the road since June, the ...
former Vice President Joe Biden focused on what he calls a "broken political system" in the U.S. during a keynote address at the Delaware Chamber of Commerce 181st annual dinner Monday night. During his speech, Biden spoke to a couple hundred business men and women about the current political ...
Days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era leniency policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, Delaware's top Federal PRosecutor says that a crackdown on state-approved marijuana operations is unlikely. Acting U.S. Attorney David C.
Three of Delaware's six general hospitals have been penalized by the federal government for patient safety. Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital, Beebe Medical Center and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will lose 1 percent in Medicare payments for having too many patient injuries and infections. Four years ...
Joe Biden didn't mention the president's name. And he didn't point a finger at any specific Republican or Democrat. But the former vice president blasted a broken political system during a keynote speech at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner Monday night. The fix? Delaware's ...
Icy conditions following a Monday night storm which dropped sleet across the state have some schools still closed and others getting a late start. Some schools and districts originally had planned a late start, but then opted to remain closed for the day. That includes Red Clay, Christina and Colonial school ...
Wilmington is one step closer to using government data to identify and help its most at-risk youth. The state of Delaware received an 18-month technical assistance grant from the University of Pennsylvania to integrate its databases, like those maintained by schools and social services, the governor ...
A pair of U.S. senators is taking aim at one of Delaware's golden geese. U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, and John Cornyn, R-Texas, introduced a bill on Monday that threatens to undercut Delaware's status as one the nation's leading bankruptcy venues. Gov. John Carney and the First ...
Andrea Tinianow announced the move in a Jan. 2 post on LinkedIn, and confirmed to CoinDesk that she had left the government-backed initiative on Dec. 31. Tinianow added that she has already started in her new role as the chief innovation officer for Global Kompass, a Delaware-based management ...
Southern Delaware has never been a hotbed of organized labor. But a proposed ordinance that threatens to deplete union membership in Sussex County is turning Delaware's top destination for tourists and retirees into a battleground for some of the country's most powerful special interest groups.
Dog rescued from frozen lake in Delaware. Monica Malpass reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on December 29, 2017. WPVI. Friday, December 29, 2017 07:47PM. PIKE CREEK, Del. (WPVI) --. Uno the dog is back on dry land Friday night thanks to a massive rescue effort. Uno fell through a partially frozen lake while ...
Man arrested after high speed chase spans NJ, Delaware. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on December 30, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. Saturday, December 30, 2017 07:53AM. BERLIN BOROUGH, N.J. (WPVI) --. A man is under arrest following a high-speed chase that began in Delaware and ended in New ...
Delaware is issuing emergency regulations on firearms in state parks after a state Supreme Court ruling deemed rules banning them are unconstitutional. The state's department of natural resources announced the regulations last Friday after the decision earlier this month, reversing a lower court's ruling ...
The First State had plenty of big news in 2017. Delaware's famous family planted roots. An event like no other was canceled. Many things changed in Rehoboth at city hall and on the beach. And tragedy was felt statewide. Here's a look back at our staff picks for the year's biggest stories: ...
Pennsylvania state police are investigating a crash involving a truck and a car on Interstate 95 in Tinicum Township, Delaware County. The crash happened just after 9:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate. Video from Chopper 6 shows the truck on its side, taking out two lanes of the highway.
former Vice President Joe Biden was running late, as usual, earlier this month when he dropped by a hospice in Madison, Wisconsin, to offer words of encouragement. Delaware's longest-serving senator was in town promoting his poignant memoir, "Promise Me, Dad," which chronicles his most ...
With top prospects on the court, the tournament has drawn more than 30,000 fans to Lewes over the past three years. Organizers point to a Delaware sports Commission report that the tournament has contributed more than $3 million to the local economy since 2014 -- a big help for local businesses near ...
Delaware's utility regulators should cut water and electricity rates in response to a transformative yet divisive law signed last week by President Donald Trump that slashes corporate tax rates, says Delaware Public Advocate Andrew Slater. Slater, who is charged with lobbying on behalf of Delaware ...
The standoff at Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna started the morning of Feb. 1 when inmates took control of Building C and held officers, a counselor and possibly other prisoners hostage. It lasted into the early hours of the next day when authorities crashed through a wall of Building C. There, they ...
Two New Year's events at Dewey Beach have become the latest casualties of a cold snap promising to bring light snow across northern Delaware on Saturday and subfreezing temperatures that will remain throughout the state until next week. Organizers on Friday cancelled the New Year's Eve Dewey Ball ...
U.S. Sen Chris Coons is a lawyer, a religious scholar and a leading expert on foreign policy. But is he also a Brony, the nickname given to male fans of the My Little Pony franchise? Delaware's junior senator sent out a tweet this year about his pride in co-sponsoring the "#MLP Parity Act." He was referring to ...
The program expanded in March 2016 to serve downstate Delaware, which has long lacked services, especially in its most rural locations. Treatment providers have worked to expand services there, but the need remains high, especially after Brandywine Counseling saw a cut in state funding for the needle ...
Argument leads to gunfire in Newark, Delaware ... Authorities say an argument outside a bar led to a shooting in Newark, Delaware. It happened around 12 a.m. Thursday on capital Trail at Red Mill Road. Delaware state police say the 28-year-old victim was involved in an argument in front of Rackers Bar.


 

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