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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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Multiple vehicles trapped in floodwaters in White Marsh

UPDATE: Additional vehicles are stuck on Route 40 at Jones Road and also in Joppa. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Multiple vehicles are trapped in floodwaters in the White Marsh area. At just after 9 p.m., the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company reported that multiple vehicles had become stuck in the area of Honeygo Boulevard at Mercantile Road. Units are on … Continue reading "Multiple vehicles trapped in floodwaters in White Marsh" The post Multiple vehicles trapped in floodwaters in White Marsh appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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14 cars involved in 3 separate crashes on Tydings Bridge, police say

PORT DEPOSIT, Md. — Fourteen vehicles were involved in three separate crashes Saturday morning on the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge, police said. Maryland State Police told 11 News the three crashes happened at the same time on the bridge carrying the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. No serious...

Wednesday morning crash claims the life of 21-year-old Greensboro woman, police investigating

CAMDEN-WYOMING, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Camden-Wyoming area on Wednesday morning. On June 29, 2022, at approximately 7:51 a.m., a gray 2004 Pontiac Vibe was traveling eastbound on Willow Grove Road east of Firetower Road. For unknown reasons the Pontiac crossed into the westbound lane of Willow Grove Road and drove off the north edge of the roadway. As the vehicle exited the roadway it began rotating in a clockwise direction. After leaving the roadway the Pontiac traveled a short distance until its driver’s side door struck a utility pole. The vehicle then spun, overturned onto its roof, and came to rest in a ditch north of the north edge of Willow Grove Road.
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Former Officer Charged With Tampering, Lying After Shooting

DOVER, Del. (AP) — 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 Superior Court judge on Friday refused to dismiss the indictment against former...

A Black family in Maryland navigates the pandemic and inflation with some success

Looking at Tyrone Ferrens and his blended family today, you'd be forgiven for thinking their path to success was easy. Despite the ravages of the pandemic, Ferrens – a stock market-savvy man with a habit of casually dropping high-level economics talk in everyday conversations – says he and his wife's household income has doubled since the start of COVID-19.
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Woman arrested after allegedly biting Dewey officer

Dewey Beach police have arrested a Townsend woman for resisting arrest after she allegedly bit an officer while in custody. About 12:15 a.m., July 2, officers were attempted to arrest a man in reference to an altercation when Kylee B. Pitts, 25, allegedly became disorderly and refused to comply with officers’ commands. When police attempted to arrest Pitts, she resisted and allegedly assaulted an officer. She continued to resist arrest as officers attempted to put her in a transport van, police said.

Perry Hall High School senior sworn in as 2022-2023 student member of Board of Education

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A rising senior at Perry Hall High School has been sworn in as the 2022-2023 student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Roah Hassan received 54.98 percent of the record number of votes that were cast by students back in March. Hassan is president of the Perry Hall Class of 2023 Senate. At her school, she … Continue reading "Perry Hall High School senior sworn in as 2022-2023 student member of Board of Education" The post Perry Hall High School senior sworn in as 2022-2023 student member of Board of Education appeared first on Nottingham MD.

Three Railroad Workers to Pay Over $75,000 to Resolve Allegations of False Unemployment Benefits Claims

PHILADELPHIA, PA — United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that three area railroad workers have agreed to pay over $75,000, collectively, to resolve claims of unemployment benefits fraud under the False Claims Act. In three civil actions filed this week, the government alleges that Shohana Culberson, of Philadelphia, PA; Keith Abele, of Levittown, PA; and James T. Billups, of Newark, DE; applied for and received unemployment benefits from the United States Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) when they were, in fact, gainfully employed.

Brookwood's Leah Brown commits to Delaware State

Brookwood senior Leah Brown has committed to the Delaware State University women’s lacrosse program. Brown, an attack and midfielder, was named third-team attack on the Gwinnett Lacrosse League’s all-county team last season, in addition to earning the club’s Leadership Award and Scholastic Award for Brookwood.

Newark Morning Rotary announces business, community awards

The Newark Morning Rotary recently honored the following individuals and a Newark company. Bill Moore – Ray Civatte Community Service Award. Presented annually to a non-Rotarian from the community who has given their time and talents to live the Rotary motto of Service Above Self. Bill Moore served as...

Looking for fireworks? WDEL's got you covered

For those looking for fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, here are a few July 4th displays you can check out if you haven't nailed anything down. On Monday, July 4th, fireworks will be featured in Hockessin, Newark, and Wilmington, with a variety of activities scheduled. In Wilmington, the city’s annual...

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.,...

‘It’s Sad’: Marylanders Lament Even Higher Gas Prices After State Tax Hike

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s gas tax increased seven cents Friday to 43 cents per gallon.  “They make more money, us filling up than I make (driving for Grubhub),” Montez Green said. “That’s kind of the irritating part about this.” The rise in the gas tax is tied to inflation in Maryland. The federal gas tax is about 18 cents per gallon.  “With the price of food and everything going up, c’mon. I mean, just cut it,” Dwayne Payne said. “I got a pickup truck as you can see. It really eats it up. It’s sad.”  The average price in Maryland for a gallon of...