Md. man sought after domestic incident

SELBYVILLE — A 37-year-old Maryland man is anted in connection with a domestic related incident Saturday in which he allegedly displayed a firearm, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Dionederik R. Godwin, of Bishopville, allegedly went to his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 29000 block of Popular Court, Hickory Tree Apartments as an […]

Milton man dies in work accident

MILLSBORO – A 34-year-old Milton man died when pinned underneath a dump truck he was working on Thursday morning, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. At approximately 7:45 a.m., a business owner found Jose Zamora-Rivera at The Bros Landscaping at 24452 Hollyville Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Caution urged after another Dover apartment shooting

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DOVER – Police urged nearby residents to use caution after a second shooting in four days at The Willows at Clearfield Apartments. While no injuries were reported in a Tuesday incident, a 19-year-old man was shot twice in the upper body on Friday at approximately 2:54 a.m., Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. […]

Dover man critical after being shot multiple times

DOVER — A 44-year-old Dover man suffered life threatening injuries when shot multiple times in the Capital Green neighborhood Wednesday night, authorities said. Dover Police were called to the scene around 9:06 p.m. and found the injured man laying next to his vehicle in the 400 block of East Water Street. He was conscious at […]

Two face gun, drug charges after search of Dover apartment

DOVER — Two handguns and drugs were located during a search warrant execution at Liberty Court Apartments Wednesday morning, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Officers conducted the search in the E Building at 1289 Walker Road at 6:01 a.m., police said. Torshiro Priest, 38, and Janyna Evans, 30 were taken into custody […]

Smyrna pedestrian dies when struck on U.S. 13

SMYRNA – A 67-year-old Smyrna woman died at the scene after being struck by a vehicle while walking on U.S. 13 early Tuesday evening, Delaware State Police said. According to authorities, Carole Anne Kasson was crossing the highway in an area with no crosswalk when hit at approximately 5:23 p.m. north of East Glenwood Avenue. […]

Middletown parade future remains in doubt

MIDDLETOWN – Proposed permit guidelines would violate federal law, Mayor Kenneth L. Branner Jr. announced, and the future of the traditional Hummers Parade remained uncertain after Monday night’s town council meeting. A citizen’s committee’s recommendations for all parades in town didn’t pass constitutional muster regarding freedom of speech, Middletown’s solicitor determined. The decision to table […]

Milford pedestrian dies after being struck by three vehicles

MILFORD — A 52-year-old man was killed after being struck by three vehicles Friday evening on U.S. 113, police say. The crash occurred at approximately 6:06 p.m. Friday, just south of Airport Road in Milford, said Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for the Delaware State Police. A pedestrian, identified as George A. Burton of […]

Suspect in Dover liquor store robbery arrested

MAGNOLIA – The man who allegedly assaulted a liquor store clerk before stealing money from the register has been charged with multiple offenses stemming from that incident and another, authorities said. William J. Edwards, 37, of Dover, was taken into custody Saturday, said Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for the Delaware State Police. Cpl. […]

Fireplace embers blamed for Odessa house fire

ODESSA — Embers from a fireplace ignited a fire at a home in the unit block of Canary Court in the Augustine Creek neighborhood Saturday evening. The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. Saturday after flames were seen engulfing the exterior siding of the home, said Michael G. Chionchio, assistant state fire marshal. The family, […]