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DOJ says Delaware county needs a specialized DUI court

Oct. 20, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Department of Justice thinks the state's southernmost county needs a specialized court to deal with drunken driving cases. The Delaware State News reported Sunday that while DUI cases in Kent and New Castle counties have dropped by more than half in the past 10 years, Sussex...

Kent County Theatre Guild unveils historical marker

Oct. 20, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Kent County Theatre Guild has been staging award-winning productions for the Central Delaware community for more than 50 years. On Thursday (Oct. 10), that history was formally recognized as dignitaries, members and local theater fans attended a ceremony in which an historical marker...

Carter, Resendes lead Merrimack's comeback win

Oct. 19, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Christian Carter threw for one touchdown and passed for another, Corey Resendes kicked three second-half field goals and Merrimack defeated Delaware State 30-21 on Saturday. The win marks Merrimack's first of the season against an FCS opponent in its inaugural FCS campaign. The Warriors...

Larson flashes superstar potential with playoff win at Dover

Oct. 6, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kyle Larson was the can't-miss future star who tore up the sprint car circuit and would lead a new generation of young stars into the next era of NASCAR. His promise yet unfulfilled, Larson's path toward prominence has been slow burning in six-plus years in the Cup Series. He's been...

The Latest: Larson wins playoff to race at Dover to advance

Oct. 6, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Kyle Larson pulled away late and won the playoff race at Dover International Speedway to snap a 75-race winless streak and earn an automatic berth in the next round. Larson had nine runner-up...

Nick with 5 TDs, South Carolina St. beats Delaware St. 38-24

Oct. 5, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Tyrece Nick threw for a career-high five touchdowns as South Carolina State beat Delaware State 38-24 on Saturday night. Nick had 253 yards passing for the Bulldogs (3-1, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). He also led with 105 rushing yards. Nick threw a 37-yard touchdown to Shaquan...

Custer takes checkered at Dover for 7th Xfinity win of year

Oct. 5, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Cole Custer raced to his seventh Xfinity Series victory of the season Saturday at Dover International Speedway. The 21-year-old Custer, who made his 100th start, proved as a top contender for the title as NASCAR's second-tier series gets set to move into the next round of the playoffs....

Denny Hamlin wins pole on Dover track where he's yet to win

Oct. 5, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin is 0-for-Dover in a stellar career for Joe Gibbs Racing that includes two Daytona 500 victories. He's also missing a Cup championship, conspicuous by its absence on a resume that boasts 35 wins over 499 career starts. Hamlin took a nice first step toward erasing his winless...

Splash & Go: Wallace has few regrets for splashing Bowman

Oct. 5, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Bubba Wallace has few regrets over his splash-and-go incident with Alex Bowman. Wallace met with NASCAR officials on Thursday in the wake of tossing his drink at Bowman after the race ended last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Wallace said his frustration stemmed from previous run-ins...

Reddick chases 2nd Xfinity title with Cup future secured

Oct. 4, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Tyler Reddick is ready to make the jump from Xfinity Series champ to Cup Series regular. Reddick, the defending champion in NASCAR's second-tier developmental series, has been promoted to NASCAR's Cup Series with Richard Childress Racing next season to replace Daniel Hemric. Hemric was...