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Second trial over Wilmington teen Brandon Wingo's homicide ends abruptly in mistrial
A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the case against a man accused of murdering 15-year-old Brandon Wingo in 2016. What was expected to be a two-week trial in the state's first-degree murder case against Diamonte Taylor ended on the second day of trial testimony, according to Mat Marshall, a spokesperson for the Delaware Department of Justice.
Tragic Skateboard Accident Highlights Urban Safety Challenges
The quiet of a recent Tuesday night was shattered by the wail of sirens as emergency services rushed to the scene of a grim traffic accident in Wilmington. A male pedestrian in his 30s, riding his skateboard, was struck and severely injured on Limestone Road near Papermill Road. The force of the collision was such that it caused considerable damage to the vehicle's windshield. Responders from the Mill Creek Fire Company, New Castle County Paramedics, and Delaware State Police worked together to provide urgent care before the injured man was transported to a trauma center.
Deadline for West Side Wilmington Residents to Renew Residential Parking Permits Approaching
Mayor Mike Purzycki and City Finance Director Brett Taylor have reminded Wilmington residents living west of Interstate 95 about the upcoming deadline for Residential Parking Permit (RPP) renewal. The current permits for the City’s West Side will expire on Sunday, December 31, 2023. Residents can renew their permits for free through various methods.
Where to Find The Best Burger in Delaware
DELAWARE – Established over 50 years ago, the Charcoal Pit in Wilmington, Delaware has become synonymous with delectable burgers that have won the hearts of locals and visitors alike. As soon as customers step into the Charcoal Pit, they are instantly transported back in time to the nostalgic 1950s diner era, thanks to the charming atmosphere complete with vintage jukeboxes adorning every table.
Wilmington Police release murder suspect photo
Wilmington Police have released a photo and video from surveillance footage of the suspect in a murder on November 28, 2023, in the 200 block of West 20th Street. A 39-year old man, now identified as Quinton Turner, was shot to death inside a residence in that block around 9 p.m.
New Castle County Residents Alert: Beware of Grandparent Bail Scam
The article highlights a scam where fraudsters pretend to be grandchildren in legal trouble, asking grandparents for urgent bail money. These scammers typically ask for payment through gift cards or wire transfers. To avoid falling for this, the article suggests staying calm, confirming the caller's identity with personal questions, and consulting with other family members before acting.
DE wilmington's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of wilmington..
Speaker of the Delaware House might have a primary challenger
A self proclaimed 'regular citizen' is thinking about stepping into the Delaware political arena. Kamela Smith announced on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, she's exploring a run for representative in the 15th District, a seat currently held by the Speaker of the House Representatives Valerie Longhurst. Smith is director of community...
Wilmington police identify man fatally shot Tuesday near Brandywine Village neighborhood
A 39-year-old man fatally shot inside a home near Wilmington's Brandywine Village neighborhood has been identified by city police as Quinton Turner. Police were called to a home located in the 200 block of W. 20th St. just after 9 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting, the department said.
Woman shot, killed outside deli in Delaware County
Police say they found at least 25 gun-shell casings at the scene.
A Tragedy Sparks Policy Change: Wilmington Embraces Transparency for Community Trust
In late 2021, the Wilmington community faced a profound tragedy with the death of Shantasia Binaird, a 37-year-old mother of three, during her struggle to provide for her family. While working as a food delivery driver, Binaird's life was cut short by Michael D. Pinkett, a driver with a history of DUI, who ran a red light, causing a fatal collision. This incident not only caused a wave of sorrow but also cast a spotlight on the Wilmington Police Department's policy of withholding traffic fatality reports from the public, a practice that was not in line with other Delaware agencies' commitment to transparency.
Charming Westover Hills Home Sells for $1.35M
A charming 3-story house near Wilmington, Delaware recently caught the attention of homebuyers and sold for an impressive $1,350,000 on December 5th. Located at 1109 Hopeton Rd in the desirable neighborhood of Westover Hills, this classic colonial home offers a spacious and elegant living experience.
Small plane crashes at Brandywine Airport in Chester County
WEST CHESTER, Pa. — A small plane crash in Chester County sent one person to a hospital. The single-engine aircraft ended up in a ditch at Brandywine Airport in West Chester. One person from the plane – believed to be the pilot – was taken to Paoli Hospital....
The holidays yield a busy Tuesday for Rodney Square
Rodney Square in Wilmington had more guests than the average Tuesday night this week thanks to its huge makeover for the holidays. Christmas balls, glitter and the occasional festive pjs helped to whisk away the mid-week blues tonight. Tree lighting attendee, Liz Lewis, says that she used to work in...
String of car thefts in Delaware County linked to 'same repeat offenders,' police say
Police say the suspects are going after Kia and Hyundai vehicles, which have been exposed on social media as easy to steal.
Say Cheese! Google Maps Car Catches New Jersey Duo in Trouble With Police
What's worse than getting pulled over by a police officer in New Jersey?. Getting caught by the Google Maps car after being pulled over by a police officer in New Jersey. I was getting ready to write an entirely different story when I accidentally stumbled upon something on Google Maps that made me laugh a bit (admittingly, at the expense of these two people).
How a deadly DUI and a brave family helped change Wilmington's reporting of fatal crashes
A 52-year-old man who drunkenly got behind the wheel of his pickup and drove it into the side of Shantasia Binaird's car, killing her as she delivered food in Wilmington while trying to make some money for her and her three children in late 2021, was sentenced to prison Friday.
More wrinkles in the rezoning saga, and a next gen Dunkin in Prices Corner
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10 Perfect Stocking Stuffers From Delaware Businesses
Stocking stuffers can sometimes be an afterthought. After all, with a lengthy list of presents to find, who has time to think about bits and bobs to add to the occasion? This season, local businesses around Delaware make things easier than ever by providing thoughtful stocking stuffers sure to delight any recipient.
Quick arrest in city shooting
Wilmington Police made a quick arrest in connection to a shooting in the city Saturday evening, December 2, 2023. The incident happened in the area of 8th and Washington streets just after 6:30 p.m. A 34-year old man had been shot and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.