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Kids allowed to visit inmates again after pandemic pause

Dec. 01, 2021 12:40 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Children can now visit inmates at Delaware correctional facilities for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, correction officials said. The Delaware Department of Correction announced in a news release Tuesday that in-person visits at...

Carr lifts Delaware past Long Island-Brooklyn 75-67

Nov. 30, 2021 23:26 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Andrew Carr had 18 points to lead five Delaware players in double figures as the Fightin' Blue Hens got past Long Island-Brooklyn 75-67 on Tuesday night. Kevin Anderson added 13 points for the Fightin' Blue Hens. Jameer Nelson Jr. chipped in 12...

Delaware fires football coach Danny Rocco after 5 seasons

Nov. 29, 2021 16:36 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Delaware fired football coach Danny Rocco on Monday after the Blue Hens went 5-6 this season. Rocco went 31-23 in five seasons at Delaware and reached the FCS semifinals when the tournament was played this past April and May — but that success was...

Police: Teen fatally shot in Wilmington

Nov. 29, 2021 11:08 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 19-year-old man was fatally shot in Wilmington on Sunday night, police said. The shooting happened in the 1300 block of Elm Street, Wilmington police said in a news release. The teen was taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries,...

2 tribes are buying back parcels of their ancestral homeland

Nov. 28, 2021 12:54 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Native American tribes in Delaware are buying back land that had been part of their ancestral homelands. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the Nanticoke Indian tribe acquired 30 acres in Millsboro this fall. The Lenape Indian tribe is...

Delaware pharmacist featured on 'Good Morning America'

Nov. 28, 2021 09:07 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Dr. TaQuina Warren – better known as “Dr. Tee” – treats her patients like family, oftentimes inducting them as her newfound relatives when they enter her Smyrna pharmacy. For her patients, Warren has come to represent much more than a...

Late 3-pointer by Battle lifts Temple past Delaware

Nov. 27, 2021 21:46 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Khalif Battle hit a 3-pointer with 2:06 left to and Jeremiah Williams and Kai Strickland each hit two free throws in the final 28 seconds to give Temple a 75-74 win over Delaware on Saturday night. Battle followed his key score with a dunk to help secure the win for the...

Public schools report less than 300 in-person COVID cases

Nov. 27, 2021 11:27 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's K-12 public schools are continuing to report less than 300 COVID-19 cases that are deemed as being in-person and contagious. The Delaware State News reported this week that the numbers remained under the 300 mark for the fifth consecutive...

Seniors enjoy good cheer at Thanksgiving feast in Georgetown

Nov. 27, 2021 09:06 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — There was plenty to be thankful for Tuesday at CHEER’s Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Community Center. More than 200 members of senior centers across Sussex County gathered for CHEER’s annual Holiday Feast — its first large-scale indoor...

Delaware state parks, zoo free on Friday

Nov. 26, 2021 08:50 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Visitors can enjoy Delaware’s state parks and the Brandywine Zoo for free on Friday. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said it is waiving state park and zoo entry fees, something it has done annually on Black Friday...