Three more correctional officers test positive for coronavirus

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) announced Thursday that three additional Correctional Officers tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number to nine correctional officers to test positive for the virus. • A correctional officer who is assigned to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in New Castle officer was last at the facility nine […]

Dover Air Base lab is 3D printing face shields

DOVER – As the world continues to labor amidst the COVID-19 epidemic, Dover Air Force Base has taken numerous precautions to aid in mitigating the spread of the virus and protect the community. While experts search for vaccines and other alleviating schemes, airmen at Dover AFB have utilized available resources to provide another level of […]

Attempted burglary arrest in Greenwood

GREENWOOD — A 35-year-old Greenwood man was charged with first-degree attempted burglary after police were dispatched to a residence on Wednesday. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper, Roy G. Murray III was arrested after troopers were called to a residence in the 6000 block of Hickman Road at approximately 11:27 a.m. […]

DNREC to limit number of state park visitors

DOVER – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced Thursday it will take steps when necessary to limit the numbers of visitors within state parks and wildlife areas, following recent crowding and public health concerns. Starting Friday, administrators of parks and wildlife areas will recommend to DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin that […]

Two arrested after drugs found in vehicle

ELLENDALE — Two 20-year-old men were arrested after a Monday vehicle pursuit brought the alleged discovery of drugs, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said that at approximately 3:29 a.m., a trooper observed a white Ford Crown Victoria traveling southbound on U.S. 113 in the area of Fleatown Road at a […]

Georgetown controlled burn spreads to structure

GEORGETOWN — A controlled burn spread to an unoccupied dwelling structure Tuesday morning, causing approximately $40,000 in damage, the Fire Marshal’s Office said. According to spokesman Chief Deputy John Galaska, the fire in the 22000 block of Simpler Branch Road was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. The Millsboro Fire Company arrived on the scene and […]

Rehoboth Beach Police stop out-of-state cars to enforce quarantine

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach Police in Delaware announced they are monitoring cars with out-of-state license plates to enforce the governor’s mandate for out-of-state visitors to self-quarantine for two weeks. The city of Rehoboth Beach said in a news release Tuesday that police have followed 59 out-of-state cars that entered the city limits since April […]

DOC announces two more positive coronavirus cases

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Correction Wednesday announced two additional positive COVID-19 test results: Officials say an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna is part of a housing unit that has been carefully monitored by health care workers for the past week, with temperature checks two times a day. It is […]

Maryland health care center establishes COVID-19 rehabilitation unit

SALISBURY, MD — When COVID-19 patients recover but aren’t yet ready to return from the hospital that creates a strain for the healthcare system when it needs to free up medical beds. A rehabilitation unit at the Anchorage Healthcare Center seeks to address that.  The 25-bed COVID-19 recovery and rehabilitative unit at Anchorage is anticipated […]

First responders pay tribute to Bayhealth professionals

DOVER — It was an emotional and much needed boost during these troubled times. In an age of social distancing, area firefighters found a way to come together in spirit on Tuesday night. They gathered ambulance crews, paramedics, EMS and police officers to lead vehicle caravans on a mission to salute medical professionals at three […]