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  • 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 »
  • North Carolina store owner loses $400,000 white Christmas bet

    December 29, 2010 12:48 PM

    WILMINGTON, N.C. - A North Carolina jewelry store owner made a $400,000 bet against a white Christmas - and lost. Alan Perry, owner of Perry's Emporium in Wilmington, promised refunds for everything bought at his store between Nov. 26 and Dec. 11 if more than three inches of snow... more »

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