Delaware not on Hermine side, spared brunt of storm

REHOBOTH BEACH — It turned out to be a sunny day at the beach. The wind was blowing steadily at 19 mph or so most of the day, and rip currents kept people out of the ocean. Post-tropical storm Hermine had turned eastward overnight and spared Delaware from its winds and heavy rain. Its approach […]

Former CR teacher, wrestling coach to plead guilty in child sex abuse case

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DOVER — A former high school teacher and wrestling coach who is facing child sex abuse charges has agreed to enter a guilty plea. A Kent County judge scheduled a plea hearing Friday for Richard “Dickie” Howell II. Howell was arrested in January 2015 after a female student at Caesar Rodney High School reported that […]

JPMorgan Chase to add 1,800 Del. jobs

WILMINGTON — JPMorgan Chase and Co. plans to add 1,800 jobs in Delaware by 2019. Company and state officials said Monday the new hires will bring JPMorgan’s Delaware workforce to almost 10,000 employees, spurring the state’s total financial-sector employment to its highest level ever. The new employees will work primarily in technology, finance, asset management […]