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  • A cab ride to a heist

    January 20, 2015 7:50 PM

    WILMINGTON-DELAWARE- A woman called a cab for a trip to a convenience store and loaded up her toddler to go with her at 3:30 in the morning. Turns out, the cab ride was to rob the store, according to police. State troopers say Amanda Paoletti told the cabbie to... more »
  • Two killed when bus overturns check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 22, 2014 2:04 AM

    BEAR, DE - Authorities say a second person has died after a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured. Delaware State Police said early Monday that a second woman had died. They said the 30-year-old woman from Istanbul, Turkey suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead... more »
  • Delaware Air Force base on lockdown

    May 8, 2014 11:31 AM

    DOVER, Del. - Dover Air Force Base in Delaware is on lockdown after a suspicious person was reported on the post. Military officials say in a news release that the lockdown was ordered as a precautionary measure after the suspicious person was reported around 11 a.m. All personnel were... more »
  • Girl claims she was "waterboarded"

    February 3, 2014 7:38 PM

    GEORGETOWN, DELAWARE- A girl who claims she was "waterboarded" by her mother's boyfriend described how he held her face under a running faucet to punish her. The 12-year-old testified at the trial of Melvin Morse, a pediatrician, who pleaded not guilty to endangerment and assault charges. The girl... more »
  • More parents opting kids out of standardized tests

    September 8, 2013 12:28 PM

    DELAWARE TOWNSHIP - More and more parents are telling their kids to stay home the day of standardized tests. They're opposed to standardized tests for many reasons and don't want kids taking them. Some say they're being used to measure teacher performance and fear testing narrows the curriculum. This year,... more »
  • Prison for former soldier for smuggling heroin

    September 4, 2013 7:38 PM

    WILMINGTON, DELAWARE- A former U.S. Army Captain who smuggled heroin got ten years in prison for bringing the drugs into the U.S. while working as a private contractor in Afghanistan. Saleem Akbar Sharif of South Carolina pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute. His lawyers... more »
  • Suspected courthouse shooter, wife dead in Del.

    February 11, 2013 9:54 AM

    WILMINGTON, Del. - The mayor of Wilmington, Del., says a man suspected of killing his wife and wounding two others at the New Castle County Courthouse is dead. Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams said Monday in a telephone interview that the shooter was killed by police. Williams says he was told... more »
  • Dr.'s waterboarding possibly an experiment

    August 14, 2012 7:35 PM

    Police in Delaware say a pediatrician may have been experimenting on his 11-year-old stepdaughter by waterboarding her. Melvin Morse has researched near-death experiences involving children. Documents say morse brought the girl "to a possible near-death state from the simulation of drowning." Morse's lawyer says the idea he was experimenting is... more »
  • Obama honoring US forces killed in Afghan attack

    August 9, 2011 12:50 PM

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. - President Barack Obama is privately honoring the U.S. forces killed in the costliest attack of the Afghanistan war. The president is at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where fallen troops come home. His trip was unannounced in a measure of security.... more »
  • Spilled Potatoes won't be Wasted

    July 13, 2011 7:36 PM

    Needy families in Delaware can thank a crash between a train and a truck hauling potatoes for some of the food on their tables. The crash happened in Milford and the potatoes were put into a dump truck after they spilled. The state transportation department didn't want them to go... more »
  • Del. road sign hacked to read "Live nudes ahead"

    May 21, 2011 4:10 PM

    GREENVILLE, Del.- Delaware highway officials say a portable road-message sign was hacked to read "Live nudes ahead" instead of advising motorists about a coming road closure near Greenville. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Sandy Roumillat says the computerized sign is password-protected, but the contractor that owns the sign was using... more »
  • O'Donnell Claims She was Obama's Top Opponent

    February 8, 2011 7:28 PM

    Former Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell, who lost her bid from Delaware, says in a fundraising letter that she was the President's top opponent in the 2010 election. She's a Republican who was making her third run for Senate when she pulled off a tea-party fueled upset in the GOP primary... more »

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