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Appeals panel rules in favor of former Delaware inmate

Nov. 28, 2022 19:10 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has ruled in favor of a former Delaware prison inmate who claimed he was deprived of his constitutional rights by being placed into solitary confinement for a long period despite his mental illness. A three-judge panel ruled Monday...

Arbitrator will referee Dr. J's suit against brand developer

Nov. 28, 2022 17:00 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Monday halted a lawsuit filed by basketball legend Julius Erving against a brand-development and marketing company, ruling that the dispute must go to arbitration. The lawsuit by the Hall of Fame player known as “Dr. J” stems from a 2016...

2 pairs of sisters meet for the first time

Nov. 27, 2022 09:07 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Forty-five-year-old twins Shannon Dasch and Shawna Wanner were wary when they received Facebook messages from Samantha Riddle in early 2021. “She asked if our father’s name was Paul Riddle, who passed away in December ’96,” Dasch said. “She knew we were...

Campbell ends 4-game skid, beats Delaware State 34-7

Nov. 19, 2022 18:20 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Hajj-Malik Williams threw for 211 yards and a touchdown and Campbell beat Delaware State 34-7 on Saturday. Campbell (5-6, 2-3 Big South Conference) snapped a four-game losing streak while Delaware State (5-6, 2-3) ends its season losing four of its last five. ...

Big plays lift Morgan State past Delaware State 37-7

Nov. 12, 2022 19:44 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Hosea Robinson returned a blocked punt for a touchdown, Carlvainsky Decius had a pick-6 and Devan Hebron recovered a fumble in the end zone to power Morgan State to a 37-7 win over Delaware State on Saturday. Robinson started the big plays by blocking Matt Noll's...

Stone scores 25, Delaware State beats Immaculata 104-67

Nov. 10, 2022 23:51 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Brandon Stone scored 25 points as Delaware State beat Immaculata 104-67 on Thursday night. Stone added nine rebounds for the Hornets (1-1). Khyrie Staten scored 21 points while shooting 7 for 15 (3 for 7 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the...

Democrats solidify control of Delaware government

Nov. 09, 2022 02:50 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Democrats solidified their hold on state government Tuesday, winning all statewide races and picking up another seat in the state Senate. Democrats went into the election already in control of both chambers of the General Assembly, the governor’s...

Rochester defeats Murphy again in Delaware House contest

Nov. 08, 2022 21:16 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democrat Lisa Blunt Rochester won reelection to Delaware’s lone seat in the U.S. House on Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Lee Murphy to win a fourth term in Congress. The race was a repeat of 2020, when Blunt Rochester easily defeated Murphy. ...

Democratic incumbents spending big in final days of campaign

Nov. 07, 2022 17:56 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Spending in the waning days of this year’s campaign season by some Delaware Democrats seeking to remain in office has dwarfed that of their Republican challengers, according to finance reports. For the three-week period ending Nov. 1, Democratic state Sen....

Rochester, Murphy face off again in Delaware House contest

Nov. 07, 2022 14:48 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The only federal race on Delaware’s ballot this year is a rematch between incumbent Democrat Lisa Blunt Rochester and Republican Lee Murphy for the state’s lone U.S. House seat. Blunt Rochester, a former state labor secretary, was elected to the House in 2016...