Catalytic converters thefts are on the rise, especially in Delaware.

Catalytic converter theft bill sent to House floor

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Government

A bill that would crack down on the spike in catalytic converter thefts breezed through the House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee Tuesday afternoon.  House Bill 78, sponsored by Rep. Eric Morrison, D-Glasgow, imposes rules on scrapyards’ purchase or sale of catalytic converters, part of a vehicle’s exhaust pipe.  “Law Enforcement talked about the extreme rise in catalytic converters …

After emotional debate, bill defining bail for Class A felonies heads to Carney

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels. Alleged offenders of certain violent crimes could soon face mandatory minimum bail requirements under a bill passed by the House of Representatives Thursday. Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 7 is aimed at reducing violent crime in two of Delaware’s largest and most dangerous cities, Wilmington and Dover, by eliminating the ability of judges …