CRIME & SAFETY
Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley sentenced to life in prison without parole
The Oxford High School shooter was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to a single count of terrorism causing death, four charges of first-degree murder and 19 other charges related to the 2021 Michigan shooting.
Local Ellendale Resident Albert Triplett Missing, State Police Issue Gold Alert
Delaware State Police Troop 6 has issued a Gold Alert for Albert Triplett, a 29-year-old man from Ellendale, Delaware. Triplett was last seen on November 20, 2023, near the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue in Wilmington. Efforts to locate or contact him have been unsuccessful, leading to worries about his safety.
Car crash victim found in Delaware identified as missing Pennsylvania man
The man found dead after a wrecked vehicle was found in Delaware earlier this week has been identified as a missing man from Chester County, Pennsylvania.
State Police Arrest Pair for Felony Assault on Law Enforcement and Resisting Arrest
Delaware State Police arrested a 22-year-old woman from Newark, Delaware, and 31-year-old James Wright of Wilmington, Delaware, for felony assault and resisting arrest on Saturday evening. On December 2, 2023, […] The post State Police Arrest Pair for Felony Assault on Law Enforcement and Resisting Arrest appeared first on Delaware State Police - State of Delaware.
Fire Marshal says vacant home fire caused by arson in Cecil County
A vacant home in Cecil County was on fire Tuesday morning, and Deputy State Fire Marshal say the fire was set intentionally.
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Shots fired during road rage incident on I-476 ramp in West Conshohocken, Pa.
Pennsylvania state police are looking for the driver who opened fire on another motorist during a road rage incident on an Interstate 476 ramp in West Conshohocken, Montgomery County.
Delaware rolling out video-stream option for 911 calls
NEW CASTLE, De. - Police in Delaware will soon roll out a video-stream option for 911 calls that they say will help provide dispatchers with crucial information about emergency situations. The technology is the first-of-its-kind in Delaware, and is so far only used by a few emergency call centers across...
New Castle County Police Urges Local Residents to Exercise Caution During Winter Driving
The New Castle County Division of Police emphasizes the need for extra caution and preparedness when driving in snowy conditions. They suggest drivers slow down and keep a safe distance from other vehicles to prevent accidents. They also recommend smooth, gradual movements when steering, accelerating, and braking on snow-covered roads.
Two crashes: six seriously hurt
A pair of crashes in the past couple of days sent six people to Christiana Hospital, several of them in critical condition. New Castle County Paramedics, and rescue personnel from several area fire companies, found a 21-year-old man, 20-year-old woman, and 16-year-old girl at an accident scene on Union Church Road near Blackbird Landing Road shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2023.
Firefighters Battle Early Morning Blaze In Chester County (Photos)
Cochranville Fire Company was called to a three-story home on Bailey Crossroads Road just before 6:30 a.m., the department said in a release. All residents were safely evacuated and firefighters got to work attacking the blaze from two sides of the building, according to Company brass. First responders from neighboring units were on scene assisting, officials noted.
Infant abducted outside Delaware 7-Eleven found alive at Philadelphia liquor store
Police safely located a missing 1-year-old girl, who was abducted from a 7-Eleven store in Newark, Delaware, on Nov. 29, outside a liquor store in Philadelphia.
Missing man found during helicopter search
A 75-year old man with dementia who went missing from a residence in the Sherwood Forest neighborhood early on Friday morning, December 1, 2023, has been found safe. New Castle County police were alerted of the missing man around 4:30 a.m., and while officers patrolled on the ground, a Delaware State Police helicopter searched from the air.
Driver injured in Mill Creek crash
New Castle County police are investigating a crash Tuesday morning, December 5, 2023, in Hockessin that sent a 90-year old woman to the hospital. The incident was reported shortly before 9 a.m. on Mill Creek Road near Brackenville Road. A car had gone off the roadway, down an embankment, and...
1-year-old girl taken in stolen vehicle left running in Newark parking lot: police
NEWARK, Del. - A one-year-old girl is being sought after the car she was in was reportedly stolen in Newark, Delaware. New Castle County Police said the car, a gray 2010 Nissan Altima was in a 7-Eleven parking lot on South Gerald Drive, in Newark, about 5:30 Wednesday evening, when the car was parked and running.
Second Arrest Made in 2022 Thanksgiving Day Homicide: Local Resident Khalil Peden in Custody
The Dover Police Department has arrested a second individual, Khalil Peden, 23, in relation to a 2022 Thanksgiving Day homicide. Peden, from Bear, was identified through an investigation and was indicted by a Grand Jury on 11/6/23. He was arrested without incident by the U.S. Marshal’s Service First State Fugitive Task Force on 11/29/2023 in Wilmington, DE. Peden was arraigned at Kent County Superior Court and is being held on $1,000,000 cash bail. He is charged with Murder First Degree, Possession of a Firearm During a Felony, and Conspiracy First Degree.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrests, Fire Rescue, Package Theft, and Car Theft hit Newark, Delaware
This week in Newark, Delaware, several incidents occurred that required police intervention. These incidents include the arrest of a wanted individual on drug charges, the rescue of a dog from a burning home, the arrest of a package thief, and the theft of a car with a 1-year-old girl inside.
Teens arrested, charged for stealing computers from Del. school
Two teenagers have been charged with theft and conspiracy after stealing nearly two dozen computers from a high school in Delaware, according to police. The nearly two dozen computers were reported stolen in early October to a school resource officer at Newark High School after they were missing from an unlocked classroom, police said.