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CLAYTON — There’s certainly much more to learn on the job, but Clayton Police Department Cpl. Daniel Hume at least 40 hours worth of knowledge. more
A Delaware woman is facing decades in prison after pleading guilty to killing her 3-year-old daughter and dumping her burned remains on a softball field. Thirty-one-year-old Kristie Haas pleaded … more
DOVER -- Some residents in the area of Maple Dale Country Club in Dover were awakened by police sirens going by their homes and a helicopter in the air late Monday night.  At about 10:30 p.m. … more
The death of a Rehoboth Beach man whose body was found in the median of U.S. 113 last week does not appear to be related to activity on the road, Milford police Lt. Robert Masten said Monday. more
Upon review of data from Delaware’s Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program, racial disparities are evident. more
The cold formality of the letter is seared in Debra Long’s memory. It began “Dear Claimant” and said her 24-year-old son, Randy, who was fatally shot in April 2006, was not an … more
Potty trained? Not likely. Pot trained? Nope. In its search for a K-9 officer specifically trained to sniff out drugs, the Dagsboro Police Department is ruling out an ability to find marijuana. more
Friday’s Safe Surrender event at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington comes with an implied promise of leniency. So what does that mean to those coming to answer for an outstanding warrant or capias? more
A series of shootings in the city continued Tuesday with two incidents, including one that injured a 17-year-old male. more
Austin Jacob Davidson of Delmar faces life in prison without the possibility of parole, following his conviction Monday of the first-degree murder of Wicomico Sheriff’s Deputy Glenn Hilliard. … more
DOVER - The 50th annual Delaware Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service was held Wednesday afternoon at Legislative Mall in Dover. more
DOVER - Troopers past and present, family members, civilians and elected officials gathered for a collective salute to 100 years of service Friday at Legislative Hall. more
The Milford Police Department will be getting up to $500,000 to replace its aging radio systems ahead of the department’s move to the new facility. The City Council authorized the purchase of at least three of four radio consoles requested by the chief at a meeting Monday. The funding will come from contingency money set aside for the police station construction project. more
An investigation into an arson involving two vehicles is underway, Dover police spokesman Master Cpl. Ryan Schmid said Tuesday. more
Police agencies throughout Delaware will participate in the 24th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. more
Delaware State University’s Police Chief Bobby Cummings plans to retire at the end of May, a school spokesman confirmed Tuesday. more
LAUREL - The Laurel School District on Saturday identified Laurel High senior Corey Mumford as the fatal shooting victim in an incident in Wexford Village Apartments the day before. more
Claudia Trupp describes a wrongful conviction as a “double whammy.” The new executive director of the Innocence Project Delaware sees it this way: “So you have the person who is taken away from their families and sent to prison for a crime they didn’t commit, and that in itself is a total tragedy. Then, there’s the person who actually did it, who is getting off scot-free." more
As the investigation into a weekend shooting at Christiana Mall continued Monday, police described the three suspects as Black males in their late teens wearing black clothing. more
NEWARK – On Saturday evening, the Delaware State Police announced that it is conducting a criminal investigation at the Christiana Mall. As a result, state police officials announced in a … more
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