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State Police Detectives Investigating Homicide in Wilmington
The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide in Wilmington after one man was found dead in a vehicle Saturday night. On December 9, 2023, at approximately 7:17 p.m., troopers responded to Eagle Tobacco Shop located at 3505 Miller Road in Wilmington, for a report of a shooting. When police arrived, there were indications of a shooting. However, no victims were located.
Police in New Castle County set to implement 911 video stream option
When the video stream between the caller and dispatcher ends, that video cannot be accessed again without permission from the caller.
Savor the Flavor: Top 4 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Bridgeton
This article presents a guide to four delightful Mexican restaurants in Bridgeton. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Flood advisory issued for Gloucester and Salem counties until Sunday night
The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory at 7:08 p.m. on Sunday in effect until 11 p.m. for Gloucester and Salem counties. The weather service states, "Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected." "Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas," describes the weather service. "Don't drown when encountering...
Urgent Community Alert: Elderly Newark Resident Missing, Police Seek Assistance
The New Castle County Division of Police is searching for 83-year-old Mark Hoffman from Newark, Delaware. Hoffman was last seen on Saturday, 12/9, en route to Christiana Hospital following a family member's medical emergency. He did not arrive at the hospital and has previously experienced difficulties with navigation while driving.
Who Left 3 Adorable Puppies to Freeze to Death in Salem County, NJ?
State troopers are now involved in figuring out who left three adorable puppies to freeze to death in Salem County. The incident happened this past Wednesday, November 29th, at the end of Eppinger Avenue in Pittsgrove Township. Authorities say a Good Samaritan had located three puppies left trapped in a...
Delaware botanical garden donates plant waste to help injured birds
From Philly and the Pa. suburbs to South Jersey and Delaware, what would you like WHYY News to cover? Let us know!. A team of horticulturalists at Mt. Cuba Center waded through a meadow of tall native grasses on a mid-November morning. As they trekked through the expanse and gathered piles of yellow plants, Velcro-like seeds from other meadow plants adorned their clothes.
Safety Incident at William Penn School Resolved; Evening Basketball Games Postponed
On the morning of December 8, 2023, an incident took place at William Penn School during the transition to the second period. The school initiated a safety protocol, allowing the Leadership Team, SRO, and Constables to investigate. Students not involved were sent to their classes, and teaching continued as normal.
Employee of law firm seeking to block mayor’s re-election leaves racist, terroristic threat
Warning: This story includes offensive language. An employee of a law firm seeking to block Penns Grove Mayor LaDaena Thomas from being certified as the winner of last month’s election left a racist, terroristic voicemail for the borough’s police director, calling her a “black fucking nigger bitch” and threatening to “fucking destroy her.”
Man Attacked Police During Domestic Violence Call in New Castle
NEW CASTLE, DE – A domestic dispute at the Best Night Inn on 1200 West Avenue escalated into a violent altercation involving police on December 2. A 22-year-old woman from…
Wilmington Residents Arrested for Assaulting Law Enforcement and Resisting Arrest
Delaware State Police arrested a 22-year-old woman and 31-year-old James Wright from Wilmington, Delaware, on December 2, 2023. The charges include felony assault and resisting arrest. The arrests followed a reported domestic dispute at the Best Night Inn in New Castle. The responding trooper found that Wright had assaulted his girlfriend, the 22-year-old woman, outside their motel room.
Annual Christmas toy and food drive popping up for Wilmington families: Education roundup
Some would say it's the season for giving. Wreaths Across America is planning a stop in Middletown. An annual Christmas toy drive is coming to Warner Elementary this Saturday, opening to more Wilmington-area school families this season, with food basket giveaways expected. Delaware Technical Community College landed its own donation, set to fuel new training in safety protocol.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in wilmington, DE?
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..
Salem County's Pollution Control Financing Authority Calls for Proposals for Key Positions for 2024-2025
The Pollution Control Financing Authority of Salem County is seeking proposals for several roles for 2024-2025. These include Authority Attorney, Bond Counsel, Engineer, CFO, and Auditor. Proposals must be submitted by January 2, 2024, following N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 guidelines.
Local Authorities Issue Gold Alert for Missing Wilmington Teenager Cassidy Vankavelaar
The New Castle County Division of Police has issued a Gold Alert for Cassidy Vankavelaar, a missing 15-year-old from Wilmington. Cassidy left her home on Friday evening, and her comments have raised safety concerns.
Weekly Safety Report: Car Theft, Murder, Offender Escape, Fatal Shooting, and Arrest in New Castle County, Delaware
This week in New Castle County, Delaware, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include the theft of a car with a 1-year-old child inside, a murder investigation, the escape of an offender from a correctional facility, a fatal shooting inside a home, and the arrest of a suspect in connection with a previous shooting. Authorities are actively investigating these incidents and seeking information from the public.
10 most expensive homes sold in Salem County, Nov. 27 - Dec. 3
A house in Elmer that sold for $410,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Salem County in the past week. In total, 32 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $234,263. The average price per square foot was $157.
South Jersey’s Ranch Hope is a Beacon For Troubled Boys in New Jersey
Sixty years ago, Reverend David Bailey founded Ranch Hope, a place that helps troubled boys. Starting in the early 1960s and continuing today, Ranch Hope welcomes boys from throughout the state. These boys have all experienced some sort of trauma in their lives, and Ranch Hope provides the support they...
Woman indicted after running over crowd of N.J. teens, authorities say
A grand jury has indicted a South Jersey woman after she allegedly drove her car into a crowd of people and injured three teenagers last year. However, the woman no longer faces attempted murder charges in the case. Mikayla A. Rodriguez-Green, 21, of Pilesgrove in Salem County, was involved in...
Annual Report on State Planning Issues raises concerns over development growth in Sussex County
The Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination releases its Annual Report on State Planning Issues, highlighting concerns in Sussex County. According to the report, New Castle and Kent Counties both experienced a substantial decline in residential development applications while Sussex County more than doubled with a one-year 101% increase – the highest since 2008.