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Pence: 'Mistakes were made' in classified records handling

Jan. 27, 2023 21:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that he takes “full responsibility” after classified documents were found at his Indiana home. In his first public comments since the discovery, Pence said he hadn't been aware that the documents were in his residence...

Nesbitt scores 31, Hampton defeats Delaware 67-66

Jan. 26, 2023 22:39 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jordan Nesbitt recorded 31 points and made two free throws with 13 seconds left that capped the scoring to give Hampton a 67-66 victory over Delaware 67-66 on Thursday night. Jameer Nelson Jr. missed a jumper for Delaware to end it. Nesbitt also...

Thompson 's 20 lead Towson over Northeastern 72-63

Jan. 26, 2023 22:39 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Charles Thompson scored 20 points as Towson beat Northeastern 72-63 on Thursday night. Thompson added seven rebounds for the Tigers (15-7, 7-2 Colonial Athletic Association). Nicolas Timberlake scored 14 points while shooting 4 for 13 (3 for 5 from 3-point range)...

Carney proposes operating budget increase of more than 7%

Jan. 26, 2023 11:52 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney is proposing to boost Delaware’s government operating budget by more than 7% over the current year’s budget, with hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for state employee pay raises, health care and affordable housing. ...

Classified documents at Pence's home, too, his lawyer says

Jan. 24, 2023 18:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Documents with classified markings were discovered in former Vice President Mike Pence 's Indiana residence last week, his lawyer says, the latest in a string of recoveries of papers meant to be treated with utmost sensitivity from the homes of current and former top U.S....

Effort to legalize recreational weed in Delaware begins anew

Jan. 24, 2023 15:01 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill authorizing the creation of a state-licensed recreational marijuana industry in Delaware cleared a Democrat-led House committee on Tuesday. The measure is one piece of a renewed effort by Democratic lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana use by...

Burglary suspect is son of man convicted in officer's death

Jan. 24, 2023 11:57 AM EST

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The son of a man serving life in prison for killing a New Castle County police officer has been charged in a home invasion that resulted in a New Castle County police shooting and wounding his suspected accomplice. David Salasky III, 22, of New Castle, and...

Staten scores 19, Delaware State beats SC State 88-85 in OT

Jan. 23, 2023 22:44 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Khyrie Staten scored 19 points to help Delaware State defeat South Carolina State 88-85 in overtime on Monday night. Staten shot 5 for 11 (1 for 4 from 3-point range) and 8 of 9 from the free throw line for the Hornets (2-16, 1-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic...

Legal, political strategy in letting FBI search Biden's home

Jan. 23, 2023 20:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s decision allowing the FBI to search his home in Delaware last week is laying him open to fresh negative attention and embarrassment following the earlier discoveries of classified documents at that home and a former office. But it’s a legal and...

Morgan club lacrosse captain aims to restore school’s glory

Jan. 22, 2023 09:08 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Morgan State University hasn’t had an NCAA lacrosse team in over 40 years. Kobie Johnson, president and captain of the school’s club team, wants to change that. “Last fall, I came on campus with a purpose and with a plan to build this team up as strong and as...