Death investigation continues in Dover

DOVER – Delaware State Police are continuing a death investigation that began Saturday, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said today. Police said that at approximately 3:52 p.m. Saturday, troopers responded to the 800 block of Sorghum Mill Road for a criminal investigation. During the investigation, a 75-year-old male victim was transported to a nearby hospital […]

DPH reports three more coronavirus deaths

DOVER – Another 798 positive cases and three deaths were reported in the latest Delaware Division of Public Health update Sunday. The deaths upped the state’s total to 972 since March and involved victims between the ages of 86 and 91, all with underlying health conditions and residents of long-term care facilities. Also, current hospitalizations […]

DPH reports an additional 12 COVID-19 deaths

DOVER – An additional 12 deaths were reported in the latest Delaware Division of Public Health COVID-19 case report on Saturday. The state has now seen 969 coronavirus-related deaths since March 11. Also Saturday, DPH reported there were currently 62 critically ill patients (up three from the previous report) and 464 persons hospitalized (up 13). […]

Pepper elected Levy Court president, Angel gets VP nod

DOVER – Commissioner Terry Pepper was voted in as upcoming president of Kent County Levy Court, while Commissioner Allan Angel received the nod as vice president during an organizational meeting Tuesday night. Mr. Pepper succeeds long-time president P. Brooks Banta, who retired at the end of 2020. Commissioners Joanne Masten (1st District), Mr. Angel (3rd […]

Man shot inside Dover residence

DOVER – A 21-year-old man was shot inside a residence Monday afternoon, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The victim was found wounded in the torso when officers arrived to the unit block of Stevenson Drive in the Manchester Square neighborhood at approximately 3:48 p.m., authorities said. He was transported to Bayhealth Hospital, Kent […]

Fatal crash in Camden remains under investigation

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CAMDEN — A fatal vehicle crash on Willow Grove Road over the weekend remained under investigation, Delaware State Police said late Monday. A 23-year-old Clayton man died from injuries sustained in the single-vehicle incident Sunday at approximately 12:17 a.m., Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. He was initially admitted to an area […]

Fugitive killed, Milford officer wounded in Rehoboth shooting

Fugitive killed, Milford Police officer wounded in shooting near Rehoboth Beach By Craig Anderson and Noah Zucker Delaware State News REHOBOTH BEACH — A fugitive from Pennsylvania was killed and a Milford police officer critically wounded Thursday night during an exchange of gunfire, authorities said Friday. According to Delaware State Police, officers assigned to the […]

Delaware will issue emergency benefits for households

NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for December to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and two cash assistance programs — Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and […]

DPH reports 11 additional COVID-19 deaths, 816 new positive cases

DOVER – There were 11 new deaths reported and an additional 816 positive cases in the Delaware Division of Public daily COVID-19 update on Sunday. Seven of the reported deaths occurred in New Castle County and four were in Sussex County. All 11 fatal cases involved underlying health conditions and eight persons were residents of […]

After two record-setting days, number of new COVID-19 cases slows

DOVER – After two consecutive record-setting days, the pace of new positive COVID-19 cases slowed to 698, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health’s daily report on Saturday. The state had seen increases of 916 and 754 positive cases the previous two days. The DPH reported 39,096 positive cases as of Friday at 6 […]

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