Berlin Man Arrested After Police Chase in NCCo


A Berlin, MD man has been arrested after a vehicle pursuit in the New Castle area just after 12:30 Saturday morning. Delaware State Police on patrol saw an Chevy Impala blow through a stop sign at Pigeon Point Road and tried to perform a traffic stop, however the driver – 35 year old Antwan Douglas…

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Selbyville Walk-Away Apprehended Friday


Corrections officials have arrested an offender who failed to return to the Hazel D. Plant Women’s Treatment Facility in New Castle last month. Officials say 24 year old Victoria Dunston of Selbyville was listed as a walk away on October 27 – she was being held for a violation of probation on a charge of…

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Multi-Agency Crime Blitz Nets 72 Arrests


A multi-agency operation conducted in the New Castle area Thursday has resulted in the arrest of 72 people on criminal charges.  Delaware State Police say the eight-hour crime blitz focused on the areas of New Castle Avenue, Route 13, the South Market Street area and the Route 40 corridor.  Police arrested 37 people for a…

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Delaware woman charged with murder of 4-month-old infant


Delaware State Police have charged 19-year-old, Dejoynay M. Ferguson of New Castle, with 1st Degree Murder, in connection with the death of a 4-month-old infant who was under her care at a Bear-area daycare facility. According to Delaware State Police, around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, troopers along with Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to Little People…

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Governor Carney Signs “Health Kids Meal” Law Into Effect


On Wednesday, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law a House Bill that would require the offering of healthy beverages as a default at restaurants. House Bill 79 was signed into law in the 2019 session, regulating that beverages deemed healthy like milk or water be offered as the default for children’s menu options, while…

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DNREC Fish & Wildlife Open House on Saturday (7/13)


DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will hold an open house from 10am to 3pm, Saturday, July 13, to mark the official reopening of the recently-renovated rifle/pistol range at the Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center at 1205 River Road in New Castle. This family-friendly event will be held rain or shine. With the goal of engaging…

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DNG Adjutant General Relinquishes Command


Major General Carol Timmons, the Delaware National Guard’s Adjutant General, relinquished command of the DNG to Brigadier General Michael Berry at the Army Aviation Facility in New Castle on Saturday.  Berry assumed command from Timmons, who is retiring from the DNG after 42 years of dedicated service. Berry has served in the Delaware Army National…

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Brandywine Valley SPCA Recovers 44 Dogs from Dover Home


The Brandywine Valley SPCA says it removed 44 mostly small dogs from a home in Dover on Friday with help from the Delaware Office of Animal Welfare. The dogs’ elderly primary caregiver passed away earlier in the week, and relatives contacted the Office of Animal Welfare for assistance with the dogs. The dogs were primarily…

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Gov Carney’s State of the State Town Hall Meetings – Monday in Milford

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Governor John Carney will hold six town hall meetings throughout the state beginning on Wednesday, January 30th in Dover.  He will meet with local state officials and community members to discuss the State of the State and other issues.  The ONLY Sussex County Town Hall is set for Monday, February 11 at the Carlisle Fire…

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DE Air National Guardsmen to Deploy to SW Asia This Week


Over 100 Delaware Air National Guardsmen will deploy to Southwest Asia next week in support of U-S Central Command.  They will leave the New Castle Air National Guard Base on two days – beginning at 7am on Monday and Wednesday.  Governor John Carney is scheduled to attend both events.  

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