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 2018-11-16 06:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sources: Reilly likely stepping down as Delco GOP chief...

The Delaware County GOP may be getting a new leader....

 2018-11-16 05:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Editorial: Abuse fund a step in the right direction...

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia this week did something the Pennsylvania Senate could not do....

 2018-11-16 05:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Jodine Maryberry: Elections have consequences - just ask County Council...

What a difference an election makes....

 2018-11-16 04:27 

Delaware County Daily Times

Elliott goes down, so do the Flyers...

PHILADELPHIA —...

 2018-11-16 04:05 

Delaware State News

UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos...

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May defied mounting calls to quit or change course Thursday over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, warning that abandoning her Brexit plan would plunge the country into "deep and grave uncerta...

 2018-11-16 04:01 

Delaware State News

Pigskin Picks...

There's only a handful of local football games on the schedule this week, but all of them are big ones especially with the start of the DIAA Division I and II state tournaments. Here's the State News' predictions for the local high school and ...

 2018-11-16 04:01 

Delaware State News

California town's wildfire evacuation plan raises questions...

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Ten years ago, as two wildfires advanced on Paradise, residents jumped into their vehicles to flee and got stuck in gridlock. That led authorities to devise a staggered evacuation plan — one that they used when fire came...

 2018-11-16 03:56 

Delaware State News

Storm drops snow, freezing rain across eastern half of US...

NEW YORK — One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, contributing to at least seven traffic deaths and closing schools as it dropped snow as far south as central Alabama. The Delaware Department...

 2018-11-16 03:39 

Delaware State News

Jury to begin deliberating in prison riot trial...

WILMINGTON — The jury heard closing statements on Thursday in the ongoing trial to decide the fates of three of the 18 inmates charged with perpetrating the Vaughn prison riot last year that left Lt. Steven Floyd dead. After hearing strongly worded ...

 2018-11-16 03:37 

Delaware State News

Dover missing persons case turns to homicide probe...

DOVER — A missing Dover woman was found shot along with her boyfriend Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide. Ahyanna Baker-Griffin, 20, was last seen by family on Nov. 8 as she left her South Queen Street home with her boyfriend, Dover Police said....

 2018-11-16 03:35 

Delaware State News

Cheswold mulls waiving taxes for council members...

CHESWOLD — An idea to consider waiving Town of Cheswold council members' municipal tax obligations as a form of compensation has been floated in the Kent County community. Vice Mayor Larence Kirby clarified this week that the possibility "ca...

 2018-11-16 03:29 

Delaware State News

Ex-tennis instructor scheduled for plea hearing in sex-related case...

DOVER — A 73-year-old Dover man is scheduled for an afternoon plea hearing today regarding an alleged sex offense with a minor he was mentoring in tennis nearly 30 years ago. On Aug. 6, Carl D. Fennell was indicted on 10 counts of felony unlawful se...

 2018-11-16 03:26 

Delaware State News

Lawyers: Secret Service not liable in Biden motorcade crash...

DOVER — Government lawyers say a Secret Service agent is not to blame for a car accident in Delaware involving Vice President Joe Biden's motorcade. Gina Cherwaty of Selbyville is suing the government over injuries she says she sustained in 2016...

 2018-11-16 03:22 

Delaware State News

Ex-death row Delaware inmate who beat sex trafficking case arrested...

HONOLULU — A day after Isaiah McCoy, a former death row inmate from Delaware, walked out of a U.S. courthouse in Hawaii a free man when prosecutors dropped sex trafficking charges against him, he found himself again in handcuffs. A judge ordered McC...

 2018-11-16 03:19 

Delaware State News

Police identify victim in Cheswold fatal crash...

CHESWOLD — Police identified John E. Lowman III, 42, of Kenton as the victim killed in a Tuesday crash on U.S. 13 North DuPont Highway at Jerome Drive south of Cheswold. Delaware State Police said the crash remained under investigation by the Collis...

 2018-11-16 03:00 

Delaware State News

QB Haynes leads Blue Raiders into Division II tourney again...

BRIDGEVILLE — Troy Haynes was in this same situation last year. And the year before. And the year before that. A rare four-year starting quarterback, Haynes will look to lead the Woodbridge High football team to another playoff victory tonight. The ...

 2018-11-16 02:45 

Delaware State News

Stifling defense keys Golden Knights entering Division I tournament game vs. Appo...

GEORGETOWN — The Sussex Central High football team carries a nine-game win streak into the DIAA Division I state tournament. Maybe even more impressive is the fact the Golden Knights are on a four-game shutout streak. Defense has led the Golden Knig...

 2018-11-16 02:38 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Murder-suicide: Missing Dover woman found dead in boyfriend's home, police say...

Police have ruled the disappearance of a 20-year-old woman a homicide Thursday evening, after she was found dead with her boyfriend in a murder-suicide....

 2018-11-16 02:30 

Delaware State News

Anderson, Carter lead Hens to 3rd straight win 73-56 over Cornell...

ITHACA, N.Y. — Delaware received strong performances from Kevin Anderson and Eric Carter to post its third straight victory with a 73-56 triumph over Cornell Thursday night at Newman Arena. Anderson scored 22 points and handed out five assists for t...

 2018-11-16 00:24 

Delaware State News

Be their guest for Children's Theatre production of 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'...

DOVER A Disney classic takes the stage this weekend in the form of "Beauty and the Beast Jr." at the Schwartz Center courtesy of The Children's Theatre Inc. Despite the musical being one of the most famous Disney tales, the Children's Thea...

 2018-11-16 00:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

What's happening in and around town...

Lansdowne celebrates Small Business Saturday with free shuttle, retail specials...

 2018-11-16 00:12 

Delaware State News

Best Bets: 'A Christmas Story' to be told at Caesar Rodney High...

The Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew and Thespians usher in the holiday season this weekend with the classic tale "A Christmas Story." Jean Shepherd's semi-autobiographical account, as adapted for the stage by Philip Grecian, tells the tal...

 2018-11-16 00:01 

Delaware State News

'Nightfall' explores Poe's work at Milford High...

MILFORD — Two Edgar Allan Poes and a slew of characters will walk across the Milford High School stage this weekend in dramatic fashion, wrought with a darkness only Poe can offer. "Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe," presented by the school...

 2018-11-15 23:56 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Should you be screened for lung cancer?...

More people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. During November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we want to talk about who should be screened for lung cancer. Historically, lung cancer was rarely found in early stages, bu...

 2018-11-15 23:52 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Applause for Trump on immigration issues...

Finally, perhaps there is a small light at the end of this very lengthy tunnel after all. I don't usually watch the news or presidential speeches, or any political nonsense, but I just happened to flipping through the channels when I came across Presi...

 2018-11-15 23:49 

Delaware State News

Sound Off Delaware: Respect...

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Readers reacted to a recent letter headlined "Earning respect should start with Presiden...

 2018-11-15 23:47 

Delaware State News

At Kitts Hummock...

Edward Sidel of Dover took this photo at Kitts Hummock on Oct. 29....

 2018-11-15 23:26 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

After buying about 85 Powerball tickets, Dover woman wins $10,000...

Cynthia Wills of Dover wins $10,000 in the Delaware Lottery's Power Payout second-chance drawing after she and her fianc bought about 85 Powerball tickets....

 2018-11-15 23:01 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Four weeks later, Vaughn prison riot trial goes to the jury...

Closing arguments were held in the trial of three men accused with murder during the uprising at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna last year....

 2018-11-15 22:52 

Delaware County Daily Times

Delco prison guard busted in jail drug scheme...

MEDIA COURTHOUSE— A correctional officer is facing felony contraband charges for allegedly selling drugs to an inmate at the county George W. Hill Correctional Facility, Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun...

 2018-11-15 22:08 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Lawyers: Secret Service not liable in Joe Biden motorcade crash...

Government lawyers say a Secret Service agent is not to blame for a car accident in Delaware involving Vice President Joe Biden's motorcade....

 2018-11-15 22:05 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Signing day dreams come true for many Delaware high school athletes...

Dozens of Delaware high school senior athletes make their college choices official by signing national letters of intent....

 2018-11-15 21:59 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delawareans share how their days were ruined by the unexpected snowfall...

Nobody expected so much snow to fall in Delaware Thursday. Residents share how their days were ruined....

 2018-11-15 21:38 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

DelDOT responds to angry tweets...

Delawareans have taken to social media to criticize the state Department of Transportation's delayed response to the heavy snowfall....

 2018-11-15 21:31 

Delaware County Daily Times

Collingdale man busted for making explosive devices...

A Collingdale man has been arrested for allegedly creating homemade incendiary devices, according to a release from Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland....

 2018-11-15 20:55 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Police identify pickup truck driver killed in crash with tour bus...

John E. Lowman III of Kenton was killed after his truck rear-ended a tour bus on U.S. 13, Delaware State Police say....

 2018-11-15 19:51 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

How does Delaware get rid of snow? What you need to know...

Whenever snow falls in Delaware, motorists inevitably wonder what the Delaware Department of Transportation is doing to get the roads clear again....

 2018-11-15 18:18 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Roads turning treacherous as snowfall unexpectedly lingers in northern Delaware...

A coastal storm that many thought would bring Delaware a dusting of snow, at best, dumped 2 inches of snow on some areas of northern Delaware by lunchtime....

 2018-11-15 18:13 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

UD Prof: Federal research funding saves lives, is good for Delaware...

Not only does basic science research open the door to life-saving innovation, it brings jobs and money to local economies....

 2018-11-15 18:07 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

As snow continues to blanket Delaware, schools announce early dismissals...

With much more snow than originally predicted now covering the ground and making roadways treacherous, Delaware schools are beginning to dismiss students early....

 2018-11-15 18:00 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Can Eagles' Carson Wentz take similar leap to greatness that Drew Brees did?...

Drew Brees has set several NFL passing records. But his first four seasons as a starting QB are similar to the beginning of Carson Wentz's career....

 2018-11-15 17:29 

Delaware County Daily Times

Springfield holds line on taxes...

SPRINGFIELD — As we enter the season of thanks, residents have another reason to be grateful. Commissioners are holding the line on taxes....

 2018-11-15 17:23 

Delaware County Daily Times

Pennsylvania Turnpike reduces speed limits statewide due to weather...

HARRISBURG — Due to weather-related roadway conditions, the PA Turnpike has temporarily lowered the speed limit on much of its system from the Laurel Highlands through central Pennsylvania. Speeds are...

 2018-11-15 17:17 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware high school football playoff capsules...

A game-by-game breakdown of the opening round games in the DIAA Football Tournaments....

 2018-11-15 17:13 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Do you have good credit sense?...

Having good credit is vital for a variety of important financial milestones, including securing a favorable car or mortgage loan, and obtaining credit cards with better interest rates. How much of a credit expert are you? Take this quiz and find out....

 2018-11-15 17:09 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Analysis: Democrats now have total control of Delaware. Will they start governing like it?...

Many new lawmakers and their supporters want to push state leaders to pursue a more ambitious progressive platform....

 2018-11-15 17:09 

Delaware County Daily Times

Biz tycoon gives Widener $1.5M for engineering fellowship...

Chester — It's nice to have rich friends. Just ask Widener University....

 2018-11-15 16:56 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Crash closes Philadelphia Pike between Marsh Road and the Washington Street Extension...

Both lanes of Philadelphia Pike between Marsh Road and the Washington Street Extension are closed, according to the Delaware Department of Transporation....

 2018-11-15 16:48 

Delaware State News

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go...

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — The head of Bangladesh's refugee commission said plans to begin the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The ...

 2018-11-15 16:42 

Delaware State News

Fire death toll at 56 and counting in Northern California...

MAGALIA, Calif. — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56 people were kille...

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