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Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision

Staff Writer Police & Fire, RSS

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in the Wilmington area on Saturday afternoon. On October 1, 2022, at approximately 12:06 p.m., […]
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*Update- Subject Located* Delaware State Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing New Castle County Man

Staff Writer Police & Fire, RSS

Delaware State Police Troop 6 has canceled the Gold Alert for Scott Smalley, 43, of Newark, Delaware. He has been located.   Delaware State Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing […]
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Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Collision

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Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Smyrna area on Sunday evening. On October 2, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a black 2010 […]
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Coastal flooding possible as Ian approaches Delaware

Staff Writer Government, Headlines

Hurricane Ian’s remnants will bring a prolonged period of cool, damp and breezy conditions to Delaware into early next week. Most of the rain will fall Friday night through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Localized minor tidal flooding is possible Friday night along Delaware’s Atlantic coast and inland bays. Spotty minor flooding is possible during high tide …

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Multiple hunting seasons to open in October

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

Additional Delaware hunting seasons are set to open in October, including various deer firearm seasons, duck, snow goose and other migratory game birds – as well as the one-day youth-only waterfowl hunt. The youth-only waterfowl hunt will occur on Saturday, Oct. 15, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Tuesday.  Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays …

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Kent County couple indicted for serial child abuse, torture

Staff Writer Police & Fire, Headlines

A Kent County couple has been indicted on 646 charges, including more than 80 felonies, for allegedly abusing their two children. The Department of Justice announced the charges Wednesday afternoon. Over a period of 20 months, Mary Vinson, 45, and Charles Vinson, 36, are alleged to have abused their children, including making them stand for long periods of time; withholding …

Delaware hospitals

Delaware hospitals gave away $978M in FY 2020

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

  Delaware’s hospitals and health system provided nearly $978 million in community benefit spending during Fiscal Year 2020, according to a new report from the Delaware Healthcare Association. Community benefit spending includes charity care, bad debt, losses on government-sponsored health insurance and support for community programs. The figure was included in the Delaware Healthcare Association’s 2022 Community Benefits Report, a …

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ChristianaCare drops out of deal to buy Crozer Health

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

ChristianaCare’s plans to expand into the Philly area have blown up. The Wilmington health care system announced Thursday that it will not be buying Crozer Health from Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. The two systems had announced the signing of a letter of intent for ChristianaCare to acquire Crozer Health from Prospect on Feb. 11, 2022. Since then, a joint statement …

Monkeypox

State expands access to monkeypox vax after finding 5 new cases

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

Five new cases of monkeypox have been identified in Delaware. To date, there have been 11 cases identified in the state. The new cases include: 23-year-old male in Sussex County 57-year-old male in Sussex County 28-year-old male in New Castle County 34-year-old male in New Castle County 37-year-old male in New Castle County All cases are unrelated to the others. …

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Dover northbound EZ-Pass lanes to close Wednesday

Staff Writer Traffic, Headlines

The northbound EZ-Pass highway speed lane through the Dover Toll Plaza will be closed from Wednesday. Aug. 10 from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. The closure of the northbound lane will allow for loop and sensor replacement and preventative maintenance, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation. All traffic will use the cash lanes with no …