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Police Update Wednesday’s Double Shooting In New Castle

New Castle County Police have updated a story that only First State Update told you about earlier today. Officials said earlier today (Aug 10) at 10:44 a.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Moore’s Lane in the community of Colonial Village Apartments for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.
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Humane Society of the United States carrying out largest animal rescue ever

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) -- The Humane Society of the United States is carrying out its largest animal rescue ever. Four thousand beagles are being removed from a Virginia breeding operation that has been accused of violating animal welfare laws.The dogs are being sent across the country to animal shelters, including Brandywine Valley SPCA.Many of the dogs were set to be sold to labs for experiments."Four thousand is a big number and it's going to take 60 days to get all of these animals out," Kitty Bloc, CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, said, "and working with our shelter and rescue partners across the country, working with them to get these dogs eventually into ever-loving homes."Brandywine Valley SPCA plans to take 20 of the beagles as early as Friday but won't be ready for adoption for a while.
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3 Suspects Sought in Theft from Old Navy Store in Exton

EXTON, PA — The West Whiteland Township Police Department is investigating a theft from the Old Navy store located at 277 Main Street in Exton, Pennsylvania. On Monday, August 8, 2022, at 8:45 pm, three suspects allegedly stole merchandise from the store. In an attempt to identify the suspects, police have released surveillance photos.

North Wilmington Branch Library set for major upgrade

The North Wilmington Branch Library is set for a major renovation and expansion thanks to $6 million in Bond Bill funds allocated by the General Assembly.  The money will go toward site preparation and design, according to Rep. Nnamdi Chukwuocha, D-Wilmington, who supported the library’s Bond Bill request.  “This project will have a significant impact on residents, especially our young ... Read More

Former West Chester-based Investment Adviser Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

PHILADELPHIA, PA — United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that 51-year-old Lee D. Weiss of Roslyn, NY, and Newton, MA, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $7.5 million in restitution and a $250,000 fine for his conviction of investment adviser fraud. The charges arose from Weiss’ multi-year investment scam that targeted his own clients and caused investor losses of more than $7 million.

Wanted: Warrant Issued for Theft at Giant Food Store

WEST CHESTER, PA — The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old Danielle Malin. On August 7, 2022, Malin was caught on camera stealing merchandise from the Giant Food Store in Thornbury Township, Chester County. A warrant has been issued for her arrest, and she is known to frequent the Folcroft and Upper Darby areas of Delaware County.
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Tractor-trailer crashes into house in Cecil County

BALTIMORE -- A tractor-trailer crashed into a home Wednesday in Cecil County, volunteer firefighters said. Units responded shortly before 10 p.m. to the scene of the crash at W. Main Street Road in Cecilton, the Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company said. No injuries have been confirmed. Stay with WJZ on this...

Bear-Glasgow a hot spot for credit unions with Del-One the latest to open branch

The Bear-Glasgow area has become a hotspot for member-owned credit unions. Del-One Federal Credit Union late last month, held an opening ceremony for its new Fox Run branch in the shopping center of the same name at Route 72 and Route 40 (Pulaski Highway). The branch is located at 100 Fox Hunt Drive in Bear.
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Retrial begins for two men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan governor

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (CN) — A new trial for two of the men accused of plotting to kidnap Democratic Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer began with opening statements Wednesday following a mistrial in April. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher M. O’Connor used his time to paint Adam Fox of Wyoming, Michigan,...

Port of Wilmington gets first shipment of summer citrus

GT USA Wilmington recently received its first-ever shipment of summer fruit into the Port of Wilmington from the West Coast of South America. The citrus was delivered from Valparaiso, Chile to the Port by M/V Everest Bay, a refrigerated cargo ship. The 2,200 pallets were brought through the Port of...

5 First State teens named ‘National Student Leaders’

Five Delaware junior and senior high school students have been selected as Bank of America Student Leaders. The Student Leader Program began in 2004 with the intent to help prepare students to enter the workforce through skills-building and leadership development. “The students are standout young adults who were selected for their involvement in standing up against inequality and injustice, as ... Read More

Police chief took Army base - including Aberdeen Proving Ground - roles despite harassment claims

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former police chief was able to move between postings at U.S. Army bases despite allegations that he sexually harassed women at one base and that his poor behavior may have played a role in a coworker’s suicide, according to Army documents obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal. The newspaper reported that Ryan Cunningham became police chief at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin in 2016, months after an investigation at Fort Wainwright in Alaska found he sexually harassed a female Army sergeant...

Jury acquits man in Elkton motel murder case

ELKTON — A man accused of gunning down a rival inside a guest room at an Elkton motel on New Year’s Day morning has been acquitted of all criminal charges against him, including first-degree murder and second-degree murder. Jurors deliberated for approximately two hours on Thursday afternoon at the conclusion of a four-day trial, before finding the defendant — North East-area resident Shane Morgan Hall, 31 — not guilty of all 16 charges. (One day was spent solely on jury selection.) ...