Highway Safety Programs in Jeopardy Starting June 1

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Police agencies throughout Delaware that have relied on federal funds to enforce important highway safety initiatives will likely find themselves without funding on June 1. This comes just as the programs are in demand with increased summer activity. “It is with extreme disappointment that I must notify you that we are suspending project agreements effective…

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Pedestrian Hit by Mini-Van on Coastal Hwy in Dewey


The irony, just hours after pedestrian safety was a featured topic of Saturday’s candidate forum, a 31-year-old man was seriously injured while crossing Coastal Highway near Rodney Avenue in Dewey Beach. He was struck by the white¬†Toyota Sceana¬†minivan in the southbound lanes around 9:45 p.m. According to EMS reports he was thrown over the hood…

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Woman Gives Birth in Dewey Beach Hyatt Place Garage


A 19-year-old woman successfully gave birth to a baby girl at the Hyatt Place parking garage early Tuesday afternoon.¬† Sgt. Clifford Dempsey, police spokesman, says officers responded to the Hyatt after a worker discovered the woman who had just gone into labor around 12:20 p.m. The mother reportedly did not know she was pregnant although…

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