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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.
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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...
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Woman Had Several Valuable Items Stolen While Helping Stranger In West Deptford, Police Say

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (CBS) — West Deptford police say a woman had several valuable items stolen because she wanted to help a stranger. The woman in the video above reportedly approached a home-owner on Biscayne Boulevard, asking for the home-owner’s help to find a lost cat. While they were searching in the backyard, police say a man came in through the front door and took off with jewelry and money. West Deptford police want you to give them a call if you can help find the woman.
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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.

Crack Cocaine, Fentanyl, Heroin Seized During Arrest in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested three on drug charges. Authorities state that on June 22 at approximately 11:57 a.m., members of Wilmington’s Drug, Organized Crime and Vice Division were in the 700 block of Maryland Avenue when they observed 23-year-old James Wing, who was wanted on multiple outstanding capiases, riding in a vehicle. Officers stopped Wing, along with 23-year-old Carlos Johnson of Newark and 20-year-old Nahceer Lopez, and recovered 11 vials of crack cocaine, 4.6 grams of fentanyl, 11 bags of heroin and 7.1 grams of marijuana.

Wilmington Police Requests Public’s Help in 2020 Murder of Nakysha Richardson

WILMINGTON, DE — The Wilmington Police Department’s Cold Case Unit is asking for the assistance of the public in connection to the 2020 murder of Nakysha Richardson. Authorities state that on July 6, 2020, at approximately 12:15 a.m., police were dispatched to the 800 block of North Pine Street in reference to a shooting incident that had occurred. Officers located 19-year-old Nakysha Richardson, who had been shot and later succumbed to her injuries. This investigation remains ongoing, and investigators are asking the public for assistance.

Former officer charged with tampering, lying after shooting

A former Delaware police officer charged with evidence tampering and lying to investigators in connection with his shooting and wounding of a carjacking suspect has lost a bid to dismiss the case. A judge on Friday refused to dismiss an indictment against former Wilmington police officer James MacColl, or to...

Stricter plastic bag ban goes into effect in Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. — A tightened-up plastic bag ban has taken effect in Delaware. The law prohibiting all businesses other than restaurants from distributing plastic carryout bags kicked in Friday, the News Journal reported. Some establishments are instead offering reusable bags, either for free or at a cost, according to...
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‘Time Capsule' Burger King Found Fully Intact Behind a Wall at a Delaware Mall

Who needs a time machine when you have the internet?. The web has been abuzz with photos of a fully intact Burger King that looks transported straight from the '80s yet is still standing today, untouched by time or renovation. This vintage BK, located in the Concord Mall in Wilmington, Delaware, has been closed since 2009, and the space appears unchanged since it first opened in the late '80s.

Jury Convicts Vineland, NJ, Man on Multiple Drug Charges; Potentially Faces 20 Years in Prison

Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae says a man from Vineland has been convicted on multiple drug charges and he now potentially faces 20 years in prison. 33-year-old Gerald W. Butler was convicted this past Thursday following a three day trial on second-degree conspiracy to distribute CDS (heroin/cocaine), third-degree conspiracy to distribute CDS (heroin/cocaine), third-degree distribution of CDS (heroin/cocaine), third-degree possession of CDS (heroin/cocaine), and third-degree possession of CDS (heroin/cocaine) charges.

New Jersey corn is here: The best way to cook it

We usually have to wait until after July 4 to enjoy two of our favorite Jersey Fresh produce legends, Jersey corn and Jersey tomatoes. No field-grown tomatoes have shown up at any of the farm stands that we know of yet, but the fresh Jersey corn is here!. We were...

Wilmington youth complete city's Youth Police Academy

24 young men and women are the newest graduates of the Wilmington Police Department's annual Youth Police Academy. “The WPD Youth Academy is a fantastic opportunity for young people who are interested in law enforcement, or who may simply benefit from positive interactions with our police officers, to gain first-hand experience about the challenges and rewards associated with police work,” said Mayor Mike Purzycki.

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.