ILC escape masks given to lawmakers during Capitol riots

FREDERICA — Members of Congress were implored by police to crawl under their chairs after waves of Trump supporters clashed with police and mobbed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Shortly after protesters breached the Capitol, disputing President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, the lawmakers were asked to grab their gas masks as the violent crowd fought […]

Third offense DUI charge for Clayton woman

HARRINGTON — A 47-year-old Clayton woman was charged with a third-offense DUI following a traffic stop Saturday on U.S. 13, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl Brode said. According to authorities, patrol officers were advised at approximately 8:55 p.m. of a vehicle being operated by a possible drunk driver approaching Harrington. A traffic stop ensued, and […]

W.T. Chipman sixth grader provides aid during pandemic

DOVER — When Natalie Cuccinello, an 11-year-old from Frederica, first thought about trying to help out those who have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, she thought about raising funds for a local animal shelter because of her love for animals. However, the shelter was closed due to the coronavirus. So, her father, Joe […]

Md. man arrested after gun found in Harrington

HARRINGTON — A 26-year-old Maryland man was charged with felony offenses, after a loaded gun was found during a Tuesday night traffic stop, Harrington police Capt. Earl Brode said. Driver Kristopher Brown of Salisbury was stopped for a traffic violation while on U.S. 13 in the area of Fairground Road at 7:19, authorities said. Police […]

Seaford man charged with drug offenses

HARRINGTON — A 24-year-old Seaford man was charged with drug offenses following a Monday night traffic stop on U.S. 13 near the Super 8 motel, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said. Following a stop for a traffic violation at approximately 6:22, Daquan L. Bailey allegedly exited the vehicle and fled toward the Liberty […]

Gun located following police pursuit in Felton

FELTON — A 27-year-old Felton man was arrested after allegedly discarding a firearm during a police pursuit Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Police said Shacore Williams was initially seen not wearing a seatbelt, while driving in the area of U.S. 13 and Reeves Crossing Road at approximately 4 p.m. A […]

Election 2020: 30th Representative District

Name: Shannon Morris Party: Republican Age: Did not answer Family: Did not answer Residence: Did not answer Occupation: Did not answer Name: Charles E. Groce II Party: Democrat Age: 60 Family: Wife, Linda Residence: Felton Occupation: Retired law enforcement Why are you running for this seat? SM: Did not answer. CG: Having spent the majority […]

UPDATE: Pursuit in Frederica results in crash into home, fire

FREDERICA — A fiery crash, which sent a car into a residence during a high-speed pursuit late Sunday sent three people to the hospital and brought an arrest, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said. A fleeing vehicle driven by Michael A. Robinson, 19, of Millsboro, left Front Street near a curve and struck […]

Lewes man chronicles history of ILC Dover in new book

LEWES — Bill Ayrey has been fascinated with space ever since Neil Armstrong took that “one small step” on the moon in 1969. “I was 15 when that happened,” the Lewes resident said. But what thrilled him even more was knowing that the spacesuit worn by that blurry figure on the moon was built by […]

Lawsuit targets DelDOT over Del. 1 access at South Frederica

DOVER — A longtime Kent County lawyer is suing the Department of Transportation over access to several properties in the Frederica area that are planned for development. At issue are two parcels of land located directly across Del. 1 from the DE Turf sports complex. Totaling about 11.7 acres, the land was purchased by DelDOT […]