UPDATED: President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stricken by COVID-19, a feverish and “fatigued” President Donald Trump was taken to a military hospital Friday after being injected with an experimental antibody cocktail at the White House. In a day of whipsaw events, the president ripped up his reelection roadmap due to the virus that has killed more than 205,000 […]

Delaware State University brought up during first presidential debate

DOVER — Delaware State University made the first presidential debate Tuesday night. The reference came after national news reports that former Vice President Joe Biden didn’t attend Delaware State, a Dover-based HBCU though he seemingly claimed to. A DSU spokesman earlier Tuesday explained how that issue arose. Director of News Services Carlos Holmes wrote to […]

Democratic primary results

Polls closed at 8 p.m. The following are the unofficial results from the Department of Elections as districts report: 420 of 436 Precincts Reporting – Incumbent U.S. Senate: Chris Coons* 73.17%, Jess Scarane 26.31% Governor: John Carney* 84.98%, David L. Williams Jr. 15.02% Insurance commissioner: Trinidad Navarro* 64.14%, Kayode Abegunde 35.86% Kent County Levy Court […]

Republican primary results

Polls closed at 8 p.m. The following are the unofficial results from the Department of Elections: 436 of 436 Precincts Reporting U.S. Senate: Jim DeMartino 43.11%, Lauren Witzke 56.89% U.S. House: Matthew Morris 26.18%, Lee Murphy 73.82% Governor: Colin Bonini 34.56%, David Bosco 6.6%, Dave Graham 2.79%, Julianne Murray 41.15%, Bryant Richardson 7.69%, Scott Walker […]

Weather service says Delaware tornado set distance record

DOVER (AP) — A single tornado cut a record 29-mile swath of damage through Delaware as Tropical Storm Isaias pelted the mid-Atlantic region with high winds and heavy rains earlier this week, according to the National Weather Service. Officials said the distance covered by Tuesday’s tornado was more than double the previous record for a […]

Tropical Storm Isaias brings road closures

Hurricane Isaias dissolved into a tropical storm Tuesday that hit Delaware early in the morning, bringing road closures due to fallen branches, downed power lines, and flash flooding.  The state Department of Transportation reported the following issues: Sussex County  Some highways are temporarily closed, including Route 1 in Bethany Beach which is closed at Jefferson […]

Flash flood warning for Delaware as Tropical Storm Fay brings heavy rain, wind

Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Delaware as Tropical Storm Fay slightly picked up speed and strength as it moved closer to land Friday. A flash flood warning and tropical storm warning are in effect for parts of Delaware, outlining potential wind gusts of 39 to 57 mph and a storm surge. A high rip […]

Presidential primary results in Delaware

Polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday for Delaware’s presidential primary. The unofficial results for machine and absentee votes as of 12:44 a.m, with 99.13 percent of voting machines reported, according to the Delaware Department of Elections: Republican: Absentee ballots Roque De La Fuente – 2,537 votes Donald Trump (i) – 7,181 votes Machine ballots Roque […]

Update: 200-acre medical campus envisioned for Milford

MILFORD — As COVID-19 has brought issues like hospital capacity to the fore, one developer has set out to expand the amount of medical space available in Milford. R&R Realty, a Dover-based commercial real estate company, just publicly listed Elmer Fannin’s Innovation Park property on Bucks Road and Sussex 206 in Milford across Del. 1 […]

Scramble leads to state approval for public fireworks event near Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — A 48-hour scramble for state approval has finalized a Fourth of July concert by Mike Hines & the Look and a public fireworks show Saturday evening at Fat Daddy’s BBQ, a popular eatery on a 32-acre parcel along Seashore Highway several miles west of Georgetown. “We’re a go. We’re totally approved. Let’s do […]