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 2020-07-06 16:55 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Man, woman shot in Middletown Sunday night...

This is the first shooting in Middletown since the February 2018 fatal shooting of Todd Dorn Jr....

 2020-07-06 16:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Fireworks spark blaze at 69th Street business...

UPPER DARBY— Township firefighters sprung into action to squelch what could have been a major blaze Saturday afternoon. The roof at the Gap Factory store on the first block of...

 2020-07-06 16:17 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Police identify man killed in double shooting in Wilmington on July 4...

Wilmington police have identified the man killed in a double shooting on July 4 as 35-year-old Abel Rivera-Mojica....

 2020-07-06 16:12 

Delaware County Daily Times

Monday Update: There are 450 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 90,304...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., July 6, that there are 450 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 90,304....

 2020-07-06 15:53 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Teen dead, at least 3 others injured in Monday morning crash near Highland Meadows...

A 17-year-old girl died and several other girls were injured in an early morning crash on Old Wilmington Road on Monday, paramedics said....

 2020-07-06 15:51 

Delaware State News

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states' popular vote winner in the Electoral College. The ruling, just under four months before the 2020 election, leaves in plac...

 2020-07-06 15:43 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

7,000-square-foot Breonna Taylor mural put in Annapolis park...

A 7,000-square-foot mural honoring Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old Black woman who was fatally shot by police, has been put in a Maryland park....

 2020-07-06 15:41 

Delaware State News

Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday went after NASCAR's only Black driver and criticized its decision to ban the Confederate flag at its races and venues. Trump accused Bubba Wallace of perpetrating "a hoax" after one of his cr...

 2020-07-06 15:32 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Prior efforts to bring civilian oversight to Wilmington police have failed. Will that change?...

The last time a civilian review board was seriously proposed was in the 1990s....

 2020-07-06 15:24 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Man shot multiple times near downtown Dover has died, police say...

Thomas Gilbert was among the 11 people shot across Delaware since Friday and the third person to die as a result of the violence....

 2020-07-06 14:46 

Delaware State News

Dover area man shot to death early Monday...

DOVER A 32-year-old Dover area man was found shot to death in a vacant lot early Monday, authorities said. Thomas Gilbert was struck multiple times by gunfire and was pronounced dead at the scene in the 100 block of S. New Street, according to Dover Polic...

 2020-07-06 13:57 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Woman shot in Wilmington early Monday morning following violent July 4 weekend...

A woman was critically injured in a Monday morning shooting in Wilmington following a violent July 4 weekend....

 2020-07-06 11:00 

Delaware State News

Shorebirds at Kitts Hummock Beach...

Gary Knox of Dover took this photo of Shorebirds enjoying breakfast among the horseshoe crabs on Kitts Hummock Beach on May 19....

 2020-07-06 10:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Delco council gives preliminary OK to gift ban...

Delaware County Council took a first step towards formalizing a change to the county's administrative code that could lead to ethics reform....

 2020-07-06 10:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

East Lansdowne stays the course with 105th July 4th celebration...

EAST LANSDOWNE — As communities around Delaware County cancelled their July 4th festivities out of concern for the COVID-19 pandemic, East Lansdowne council hesitated. Members didn't want to cancel their...

 2020-07-06 10:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Black Lives Matters protesters exercise their constitutional rights on July 4th...

COLLINGDALE— Protest is one of the founding rights of the county and on July 4th, a large group of Americans exercising that right took part in a rally supporting Black...

 2020-07-06 10:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Four years after his son's murder, father torn by grief...

Today marks four years since the murder of Robert Allen "Robby" Payne in Chester, a crime that goes unsolved to this day, and his father said it is the first...

 2020-07-06 09:01 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware COVID-19 contact tracers really need you to answer your phone...

Dr. Karyl Rattay, director of the Division of Public Health, said the state has reached about 66% of cases and their contacts....

 2020-07-06 09:01 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Moore: Irvin hoping to be a big part of the Phillies' pitching staff...

Cole Irvin could turn out to be a valuable part of the Phillies' pitching staff during the 2020 MLB season, Tom Moore says....

 2020-07-06 09:01 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

As COVID-19 sweeps Delaware, face masks can save lives. So why are we fighting over them?...

To wear or not wear a face mask. It's the controversy of COVID-19, and everyone has an opinion on it....

 2020-07-06 09:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

New juice bar opening soon at Wilmington Riverfront...

Longtime friends Lanice Wilson and Renee Sellers are turning a love of juicing into a new business. The Juice Joint is scheduled to open in mid July....

 2020-07-05 01:56 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Why 'Black lives matter' should matter to you too...

By Peter E. Carter Lest you start making assumptions, let me reiterate from an earlier Commentary that I remain an advocate for kinder and gentler. What we have here though is a national and somewhat local movement to call attention to what has been an Am...

 2020-07-05 01:45 

Delaware State News

English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world...

English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world JOHANNESBURG — Pubs, hair salons and movie theaters across England reopened Saturday as part of Britain's biggest step toward post-outbreak normal, while South Africa and other parts o...

 2020-07-05 01:40 

Delaware State News

For nation's birthday, Trump slams his enemies within...

WASHINGTON — On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to "safeguard our values" from enemies within — leftists, looters, agitators, he said — in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances...

 2020-07-05 01:32 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Sunday, July 5...

ENOUGH ALREADY...

 2020-07-05 01:07 

Delaware State News

Downstate Teachers of the Year share secrets of their success...

From following in the footsteps of parents, to helping students like them, to being drawn to education without setting out to be a teacher — Downstate's 2021 Teachers of the Year have stories that run the gamut. And the teacher class of 2021 fac...

 2020-07-05 00:47 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Some questions to ask regarding Flynn's dropped charges...

By Reid K. Beveridge Answer this question if you can, or if you dare: Could it really be that Barack Obama ordered or agreed to launching a counterintelligence investigation into the presidential candidate of a major political party in the belief that the...

 2020-07-05 00:00 

Delaware State News

Kent's career comes full circle with transfer to DSU...

DOVER — Zach Kent was always one of the tallest kids in his class. But it wasn't until middle school that the youngster's height really took off. In the summer after sixth grade, the Caesar Rodney High School District student stood 6-foot. B...

 2020-07-04 23:52 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: The Strange Case of Justice Jekyll and Mr. Hyde...

I'm a sucker for horror movies, but not the new ones with blood and gore and articulate zombies. My tastes trend toward the classics, which tend to be a bit...

 2020-07-04 23:45 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Masks on the beach for Fourth of July? Not popular in Rehoboth...

The holiday weekend brought crowds to Rehoboth and with it the concern that the weekend could cause a surge in coronavirus cases....

 2020-07-04 23:43 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Liberals trying to push communist ideas...

It was nice to see that Mike Apgar survived our initial wave of the COVID-19 virus. I'm sad to see, however, that nothing happened to assuage his delusional hatred ("Hail to Mr. Tough Guy, our divider in chief," June 17) for a person whose onl...

 2020-07-04 23:33 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: It's time to retire offensive nicknames in Radnor...

To the Times:...

 2020-07-04 23:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: Advocate for police reform not police defunding...

Law Enforcement Defunding...

 2020-07-04 23:10 

Delaware State News

Younger generation goes viral: Officials urge personal responsibility to stop spread...

Delaware's public health and hospital officials are urging heightened prevention of coronavirus transmission following a resurgence of the virus in the state's beach communities, a spike not totally unexpected and attributed in part to non-complia...

 2020-07-04 22:58 

Delaware State News

Question marks hang over Delmarva economy...

DOVER — After three-and-a-half months, it is readily evident that the pandemic has hurt local businesses in a big way. But, according to a Delmarva economy expert from Salisbury University, it is too early to assess their fates. "There are so ma...

 2020-07-04 22:52 

Delaware State News

No business closures in downtown Milford amid coronavirus...

MILFORD — The COVID-19 era has undoubtedly been challenging for small businesses nationwide, but in Milford's historic downtown, no businesses have closed permanantly due to the virus. "Obviously, it was negative that we had to shut down for...

 2020-07-04 22:47 

Delaware State News

State reports 73 new positive COVID-19 cases, no deaths...

SMYRNA — New positive COVID-19 cases in Delaware dropped below the 100-mark after two days of rising cases while hospitalizations continued to fall. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced 73 additional positive cases Saturday. Curren...

 2020-07-04 20:30 

Delaware State News

Building bridges: State senator follows in footsteps of Black Delaware trailblazers...

DOVER — Darius Brown feels the pressure of being one of Delaware's first Black state senators every day. Prior to 2018, only two Black Delawareans had held a Senate seat: Herman Holloway from 1964-1994, and his successor, Margaret Rose Henry, fr...

 2020-07-04 19:39 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Two people in two separate vehicles killed in Millsboro-area crash Friday night...

The crash closed Mount Joy Road for about four hours while the collision was investigated and cleared....

 2020-07-04 19:17 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Pedestrian hit, killed crossing South Heald Street Friday night outside of Wilmington...

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of South Heald Street and stepped into the path of the Tahoe when he was hit, police said....

 2020-07-04 19:03 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Frederica woman, 24, killed in single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning near Dover...

Bay Road in the area of the crash was closed for about four hours during the investigation....

 2020-07-04 17:16 

Delaware State News

Working groups finish school reopening draft recommendations...

DOVER — Draft recommendations concerning mask-wearing, bus rides, students' unfinished learning and more have been crafted for eventual development of Delaware's Reopening School Guidance later this month. The three reopening working groups ...

 2020-07-04 17:13 

Delaware State News

Laurel school board election: Erskine, Pugh challenging Nichols for at-large seat...

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots ahead of — July 21 for this year's school board election. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for mo...

 2020-07-04 14:34 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Rehoboth Beach woman, 86, killed in Friday crash on Old Landing Road in Sussex County...

The crash closed Old Landing Road for about an hour while troopers investigated....

 2020-07-04 14:04 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

For the love of live music: Delaware sees its first large-scale car concert in Wilmington...

Hundreds of cars packed a Wilmington Riverfront parking lot for the state's first large-scale car concert....

 2020-07-04 01:28 

Delaware State News

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus...

INDIANAPOLIS — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series to test positive ...

 2020-07-04 01:17 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Saturday, July 4...

KING GOOFY...

 2020-07-04 00:48 

Delaware State News

Local college notebook: DSU hoop team finding ways to get in workouts...

DOVER — Before the pandemic, finding a basketball rim to practice on wasn't the most difficult thing in the world. But that was before gyms were closed and some outdoor rims were taken down to prevent groups from gathering. With his Delaware Sta...

 2020-07-04 00:23 

Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby rallies to win Delco League opener....

It took a little while for the Upper Darby to get its offense going Thursday night....

 2020-07-04 00:09 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Freedom is link between history's path and judgment...

By Dr. Samuel B. Hoff The sudden changes in our political culture which have emanated from recent events have cast a harsh light on many of our revered historical figures, including those who helped to make July Fourth the meaningful day it is. This artic...

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