Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 over Pack, face Chiefs in Super Bowl

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tom Brady has a new team, in a new town. The destination is the same: another Super Bowl. At home, too. The man with six NFL titles will become the first quarterback to play a Super Bowl on his team’s home field. He owes the Tampa Bay defense that sacked Aaron […]

Confusion and frustration rise with COVID vaccinations, 6-hour clinic delays reported

DOVER — Delaware’s number of COVID-19 vaccinations administered are increasing, but so is the amount of confusion and frustration surrounding the process. A total of 13,500 vaccinations were scheduled for weekend clinics at Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles sites in Georgetown and Delaware City. The total included 11,500 individuals 65-years-and-older as part of Phase 1B […]

Guy, Johnson shine for Hornets at Liberty Elite meet

Delaware State freshman Nathanael Guy (Dover) took first place in the 800-meter run, while senior Tre Johnson (Smyrna) was tops among collegiate competitors in the triple jump at the season-opening Liberty Elite Invitational indoor meet. Guy, the state indoor 800-meter champion as a senior at Dover, made his first collegiate 800 race a memorable one. […]

Blue Hen men finish strong, defeat UNCW 67-62

Delaware had lost two games in a row largely because it didn’t get the job done at the end. But, on Sunday, the Blue Hens won by dominating the final minute. Delaware netted the final six points of the contest to pull out a 67-62 victory over UNCW in CAA men’s basketball at Trask Coliseum. […]

Delaware’s COVID hospitalizations fall back below 400

DOVER — Delaware’s COVID-related hospitalization total fell below 400 for the first time since Dec. 14 in the latest update. According to data from the Division of Public Health, 388 people were hospitalized due to coronavirus as of 6 p.m. Saturday. Fifty-two of the 388 were critically ill. Delaware is averaging about 51 new hospitalizations […]

Police investigating Seaford homicide

SEAFORD — The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday morning. Police said troopers responded to a residence on Park Circle in the Mobile Gardens Community for a reported shooting around 6:40 a.m. The investigation determined that a 28-year-old man had been shot during the incident. He was pronounced deceased at the […]

Suspect wanted for robbing Kent convenience store

FELTON — Authorities are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of a Kent County convenience store. The Delaware State Police said a man entered the Canterbury Shore Stop at 8953 S. DuPont Highway around 3:19 a.m. Saturday. The suspect brought a drink to the counter, and as the clerk was ringing it up, […]

Local SPCA teaming up with Louisiana parish to save animals

NEW CASTLE — The Brandywine Valley Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Tangipahoa Parish Animal Services in Hammond, Louisiana, are partnering in a yearlong “embed” program, a pioneering initiative supported by Best Friends Animal Society geared to reduce euthanasia and save the lives of many more sheltered animals. The collaboration aims to […]

DuPont, Chemours reach agreement over ‘forever chemicals’

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DOVER — The DuPont Co. and its spinoff business Chemours have agreed to resolve legal disputes over environmental liabilities for pollution related to man-made chemicals associated with an increased risk of cancer and other health problems. The binding memorandum of understanding announced Friday comes just over a month after Delaware’s Supreme Court upheld the dismissal […]

Eagles hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as head coach

PHILADELPHIA — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official. The team announced Sirianni’s hiring on Sunday, posting on Twitter a photo of Sirianni wearing an Eagles visor and the caption: “Copped ourselves a head coach.” Sirianni was the offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts the […]