Update: Bayhealth Sussex Campus to add 29 new beds

MILFORD — On Wednesday, Bayhealth announced its plan to add 29 new beds and a cesarean section suite to its Sussex Campus in Milford. “After our move to the Sussex Campus in early 2019, we saw significant growth in admissions, observation cases and the number of babies born,” said Terry Murphy, Bayhealth’s CEO and president. […]

Three women arrested in Wilmington following robbery and pursuit

WILMINGTON — On Friday night, the Delaware State Police arrested three women in their early twenties following a robbery and a pursuit. According to Master Corporal Heather Pepper, at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday night troopers responded to the Dick’s Sporting Goods on Brandywine Boulevard in reference to a robbery. When officers arrived, they identified […]

Bridgeville man arrested on weapons, traffic charged

BRIDGEVILLE — An 18-year-old Bridgeville resident was arrested on weapons and traffic charges Sunday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper, at approximately 9:10, troopers responded to Deer Forest Road in Bridgeville for a report of a black Chevrolet Silverado driving erratically. Officers contacted the 65-year-old male victim, who advised that […]

Police release name of Dover shooting victim

DOVER – On Monday night, Delaware State Police released the name of 21-year-old Shakur A. Burrage, a Dover resident who was killed in a shooting incident in Rodney Village on October 2. The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing its investigation at this time. At about 7 p.m. on October 2, troopers responded to […]

Chance to safely dispose of prescription drugs coming later this month

On Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Delawareans will have the opportunity to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs as part of the National Take-Back Initiative. The program, part of a partnership between the Delaware State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration, is an opportunity for people to prevent pill abuse and theft by […]

Two juveniles arrested for burglary in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown police have arrested two 15-year-old males for burglary and related charges. On Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Wagamon Avenue after a homeowner reported two subjects attempting to enter his vehicle, police said. Officers responded and located two juveniles, who matched the homeowner’s description. Upon contact with the subjects, […]

Magnolia senior found critically injured

MAGNOLIA — The Delaware State Police are investigating a suspected assault that left a 77-year-old Magnolia man in critical condition. At around 11 a.m. Sunday, troopers responded to Moores Drive in the Meadowbrook Acres community to investigate an alleged assault. Upon arrival, troopers learned that a family member had discovered the male victim with visible […]

Milford City Council approves trick-or-treat event

MILFORD — At its Monday night meeting, Milford City Council unanimously approved a trick-or-treating event for this year. “This is probably the most important resolution that you will pass tonight,” City Manager Mark Whitfield said, eliciting a round of laughter from the council members. “We’re recommending it be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, between the […]

Update: Morning primary voters in Milford show conservative lean

MILFORD — By the early afternoon on Tuesday, the polling locations in Milford had still not become crowded. Many voters were focused on the race for the U.S. Senate. Mercedez Halliday was voting at Milford High School with her husband Joe. She hoped that Republican Lauren Witzke would be able to eventually unseat Democratic Sen. […]

Lincoln woman bites officer after attempted stabbing

LINCOLN — In the early hours of Sunday morning, a woman was arrested for aggravated menacing and related charges at Cedar Village Mobile Home Park in Lincoln. The incident occurred shortly after midnight when Delaware State Police troopers were dispatched to a residence for a reported incident involving a knife. Investigation revealed that 43-year-old Michelle L. […]