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Delaware gov cancels events after staffer tests positive

Nov. 28, 2020 3:25 PM EST

Delaware Gov. John Carney says he's canceling events after the director of the state's emergency management agency tested positive for the coronavirus. Carney said in a statement Saturday that AJ Schall, the director of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency, tested positive for the virus on Friday. The...

Police investigate shooting that left man dead in Delaware

Nov. 28, 2020 12:57 PM EST

DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say they are investigating a shooting that left a 33-year-old man dead. Delaware State Police said they received a call of a shooting at a business complex in Dagsboro early Saturday. Troopers responding to the call found a man who had been shot in the upper torso....

Delaware police investigate homicide

Nov. 28, 2020 11:53 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware says they are investigating a homicide after responding to a reported shooting. Delaware State Police said they found a 28-year-old man lying in front of his vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound Friday evening on a road in Georgetown. The man was pronounced dead...

Police release names of people killed in Interstate 95 crash

Nov. 28, 2020 10:52 AM EST

NEWARK, Del (AP) — Police in Delaware are releasing the names of the two people who died after a crash earlier this week that involved four vehicles on the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Newark. The Delaware State Police said Saturday that Lorenzo Deer, 29, of North East, Maryland...

Historians in Delaware complete newspaper archiving project

Nov. 28, 2020 9:01 AM EST

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) — Since the late 1800s, there have been plenty of stories, newsmakers and journalists in the Seaford area. Now, there’s something new for the old news: Scores of archived newspaper editions from various publications are at your fingertips through technology and the click of a...

State Fire Marshal: Delaware man dies in home fire

Nov. 27, 2020 12:58 PM EST

BEAR, Del. (AP) — A man died Friday during a fire at his home in Bear, the Office of the State Fire Marshal said. Firefighters responded to the single-story home around 6:30 a.m., the News Journal of Wilmington reported. Firefighters reported seeing smoke coming from the home when they arrived at the...

Four-vehicle car crash on Interstate 95 in Delaware kills 2

Nov. 26, 2020 3:29 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Delaware say two people died in a crash involving four vehicles on the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Newark. The Delaware State Police in a news release Thursday said the crash happened around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, when a man...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

Nov. 26, 2020 12:51 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

Nov. 25, 2020 8:09 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election...

Wake Forest tops Delaware State 111-51 in Forbes' first game

Nov. 25, 2020 6:49 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Tariq Ingraham and Jalen Johnson combined for 35 points in their Wake Forest debuts, helping Steve Forbes win his first game with the Demon Deacons, 111-51 over Delaware State on Wednesday. Ingraham, a redshirt freshman who tore an ACL on the eve on last season's opener when...