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Young woman from Eastern Shore dies in Delaware car accident

Delaware State Police have identified a young Eastern Shore woman who died in a car accident last week in central Delaware, apparently after suffering a brain aneurysm. The accident happened at about 7:51 a.m. June 29, on Willow Grove Road in the Dover area. Her gray 2004 Pontiac Vibe drove off the road, spun around, hit a utility pole, and ended up overturned in a ditch, say Delaware State Police.
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Dover Police Issues Theft Warning, Elantra and Sonata Owners

DOVER, Md.-The Dover Police Department is alerting residents and drivers about a string of thefts and attempted thefts of Hyundai Elantras and Sonatas. According to police, in the past 7-10 days, Dover Police has investigated at least 5 incidents of attempted or successful theft of the makes and models-specifically 2015-2017 models. The suspects are using a 'hot wiring' method to steal the vehicles.
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Woman Arrested for Assaulting Dewey Beach Police Officer

DEWEY BEACH, Del.- A Townsend woman was arrested Saturday after assaulting a Dewey Beach Police officer. Dewey Beach police say that just after midnight officers were attempting to arrest a man for an altercation, when Kylee B. Pitts, 25, of Townsend, became disorderly and refused to leave the area. Pitts was then told she was being arrested for disorderly conduct. She began to walk away. When officers tried to put her in handcuffs, she began to assault the officer. Other officers arrived to help and she was taken into custody.

Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Drug Arrests

Delaware State Police have arrested 37-year-old Brandon Coleman of Ashland, VA, 38-year-old James Phillips of Petersburg, VA, and 34-year-old Darius Henry of Far Rockaway, NY for felony drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred in the Newark area on Saturday morning. On July 2, 2022, at approximately 8:59 a.m.,...

Dover Police issuing theft warning to Hyundai owners

Dover Police issued a warning to owners of two Hyundai models that there have been a series of thefts of those vehicles in the past two weeks. Officials said in the past 7-10 days, five different 2015-2017 models of Elantras and Sonatas have either been the target of an attempted or successful vehicle theft.

Troopers Identify Young Woman Killed In Camden-Wyoming Accident

Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died during a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on June 29, 2022, in the Camden-Wyoming area as Phylicia Galvin, 21, of Greensboro, Maryland. Original Story. Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Camden-Wyoming area...

Dover police seek clues after body is found in river

Police in Dover are looking for clues after a man's body was found in the Saint Jones River Saturday afternoon. Kayakers found the body along the shore behind Capitol Green and notified authorities, police said. Police and firefighters recovered the body. Due to the advanced state of decomposition, all that's...

Ridgely man arrested in Ocean City triple stabbing

OCEAN CITY — A Ridgely man was arrested in connection to a triple stabbing that occurred during a fight in Ocean City on June 20. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division and members of the Maryland State Apprehension Team and U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested 23-year-old Paul Baynard on June 29. Baynard was located in Queen Anne’s County and was taken into custody without incident.

N.J. town celebrates 90th 4th of July parade (PHOTOS)

People lined Main Street and Marlton Road in Woodstown to watch the annual 4th of July parade Monday. The Woodstown 4th of July Parade celebrated its 90th anniversary this year and is Salem County’s largest Independence Day celebration. Riders from Sneakers and Spokes performed bike tricks along the parade...

Body found in Saint Jones River behind Capital Green in Dover

DOVER, Del.- Dover Police are investigating the cause of the death of a body found in the Saint Jones River on June 22nd. According to Dover Police, a group of kayakers located the body on the shoreline of the river and notified police. The subject was a male, but additional...

Kayakers Find Body Floating In Dover’s Saint Jones River Saturday

Dover Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found on Saturday, according to Dover Police Public Information Office Sergeant Mark Hoffman. Hoffman said on Saturday, July 2, 2022, officers from the Dover Police Department were called to the area of the Saint Jones River, behind Capitol Green for a report of a body being found in the river.

Gale draws high marks in BOE forum

To the editor: Candidate Willy Gale and current board member Trish McGee were two standouts at the Board of Education debate hosted by the League of Women Voters in Chestertown on Tuesday, June 28. Point by point I would call it a draw between Mr. Gale and Ms. McGee, but...

Timmons Awarded Roger Brown Scholarship

Tabitha Timmons of Still Pond has been awarded the Roger D. Brown History Scholarship by the Historical Society of Kent County. The presentation was made at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Society on June 26 at historic Columbia Farm. Phyllis Brown, wife of the late Mr. Brown, made the presentation to a crowd of more than 70 gathered for the annual meeting.

National Night Out – August 6, 2022

The annual National Night Out is on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 5-8pm in the North East Community Park in North East, MD. Join the North East Police Department and our allied agencies for this FREE event. There will be food, games, and fun for folks of all ages! Together we are making communities safer, more caring places to live and work.

ShopRite of Greenwich recalling store-made ground meat

ShopRite in Greenwich Township is voluntarily recalling its store-made ground meat that was produced and sold this past Saturday. ShopRite representatives said in a news release there’s a possibility the ground meat may contain small metal fragments. The recalled products include all store-made packages of ground beef; Angus ground beef; meatloaf mix; and ground pork with a sell-by date of Saturday, July 2.