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Hartly Area Home Struck by Gunfire

HARTLY, Del. - Delaware State Police are investigating after a gunman opened fire on an occupied home near Hartly on Friday night. Police said that shortly after 8 p.m., troopers responded to a reported shooting on the 2500 block of Fords Corner Road. A 41-year-old man present at the home heard a series of approximately 6-8 gunshots, one of which struck his house. The ensuing investigation revealed that the home had been shot by one round that entered into an empty bedroom. The victim was not injured during this incident.
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South Carolina man arrested on gun charges in Smyrna

A South Carolina man is behind bars in Sussex County after he was arrested by Smyrna police on weapons counts. 18-year-old Shyeme Mills ran from officers when they arrived at South Delaware and West Frazier Streets Friday morning, police said. The cops had responded to a report of a man...

Weekend fires leave 1 dead, 1 critically injured

Delaware State Fire Marshal's investigators are working to determine what sparked a pair of fires over the weekend, one which left a man critically injured, and another in which a man was found dead inside a burning house. Five Points Fire Company crews were called to the 100 block of...

Huskers open NCAA Tournament vs. Delaware State

The Nebraska volleyball team was selected as the No. 7 overall seed for the 2022 Division I Women's Volleyball Championship on Sunday night and will host the first and second rounds at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this Thursday and Friday. The Huskers, making their 41st straight NCAA Tournament appearance...

Best Mexican Restaurants in Delaware

- I love eating at the best Mexican restaurants whenever I'm in Delaware. From Newark to Wilmington, there are dozens of excellent Mexican restaurants. These are some of my favorites, and I'd like to share them with you. Mariachi Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach DE. Mariachi Restaurant offers authentic Spanish and...

Dover Man Killed, Assault Weapons Found During Search

A man was reportedly shot and murdered outside of his home in Dover, and a check of the premises after the incident revealed two guns designed to look like assault rifles, along with additional weapons and drugs. Police in Dover, Delaware, have determined that a deceased person is a 29-year-old...

One dead in Dover Thanksgiving shooting

One man is dead, one person arrested, and two suspects on the loose in connection to an early morning shooting on Thursday, November 24, 2022, on Forest Creek Drive in Dover. Police responded to a residence around 3:45 a.m. and found 29-year old Walter Pereira with multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the hospital.

Officials Investigating Fatal Saturday Afternoon House Fire

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating yesterday’s house fire in Hartly where one person was found deceased inside the home according to Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael Chionchio. Chionchio said the Hartly Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 800 block of Britney Lane near Halltown Road...
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2 Pairs of Sisters Meet for the First Time

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Forty-five-year-old twins Shannon Dasch and Shawna Wanner were wary when they received Facebook messages from Samantha Riddle in early 2021. “She asked if our father’s name was Paul Riddle, who passed away in December ’96,” Dasch said. “She knew we were twins. She said, ‘I think you may be our half-sisters.’”

DHSS requests additional 2024 funding to prepare for end of federal public health emergency

Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services outlined its preliminary 2024 budget request earlier this month, with preparations for the end of the federal public health emergency shaping many proposed budget items. That transition away from the COVID-19-era emergency could have serious ramifications for Delawareans relying on public assistance...

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Nov. 27, 2022

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Delaware GOP leaders: Party needs change to win A move to center? House GOP elects new leadership Proposed Cape Henlopen eatery spawns protests, public forum Culture Stormin’ Norman gives away 1,400 turkeys, passes baton Bowers Beach unites to offer watermen’s Thanksgiving dinner Food & ... Read More

From Delaware stages to beefing with Tom Hanks, local actor clowns in 'A Man Called Otto'

Newark native Julian Manjerico went from being a struggling 25-year-old actor living with his dad last year to now being featured in a new movie trailer with Tom Hanks. The Elkton High School grad is cast in a small role as Beepo The Clown in the new Hanks comedy, “A Man Called Otto,” directed by Marc Forster. Manjerico said this is his first acting credit in a Hollywood movie.

Dover Homicide Investigation

Dover, DE- Dover Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of 29-year-old Walter Pereira. According to Police, it happened early Thanksgiving morning at around 3:40 a.m. That’s when Dover Police responded to a home in the unit block of Forest Creek Drive. Officers found Pereira lying on...

Many Del. districts don’t evaluate superintendents annually

Even though the job of superintendent of education is one of the most powerful in a school district, many Delaware districts don’t perform annual reviews of theirs. “Some boards have a formal review, and some don’t,” said Donald Patton, board member of Christina School District. He was a teacher and principal for decades before being elected in May. “How do ... Read More