Speak Out: Biden on racism

Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation. “In a centuries long campaign of violence, fear, trauma, brought upon black people in this country, the […]

Soldiers’ remains received in dignified transfer at DAFB

DOVER — The remains of two American soldiers arrived at Dover Air Force Base Friday afternoon. The two soldiers, U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter, 23, and Spec. Christopher Michael Harris, 25, died Wednesday in the attack on a NATO convoy in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said the attack was a suicide bombing near […]

Carney will be next governor; Rochester makes history; Clinton wins in Delaware

The latest news on Election Day in Delaware: Delaware Department of Elections live results – Voter turnout: 65 percent Midnight — As the nation awaited an outcome on the electoral votes in the race for president, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell praised the First State’s choice of Hillary Clinton and the historical choice of Lisa Blunt Rochester in […]

Woman charged with setting fire that killed firemen

WILMINGTON — Wilmington police say a 27-year-old woman has been charged with arson and murder for intentionally setting a fire that killed two Wilmington firefighters on Saturday. Beatrice Fana-Ruiz, the daughter of the homeowner and a temporary resident, was arrested Thursday morning. Lt. Christopher Leach and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes were killed on Saturday after […]