Arson charge follows Dover residential fire

DOVER – A 20-year-old man was charged with arson following a residential fire Wednesday morning, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The Dover Fire Department responded to the 800 block of Aham Street for a working fire at approximately 9:58 a.m., police said. The blaze was primarily in the garage area, according to Sgt. […]

Townsend juvenile charged in stabbing incident

TOWNSEND — A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested after a Sunday night stabbing incident, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. According to authorities, a 20-year-old man answered a knock on the door of his camper off Dexter Road and was struck in the face with an unknown object upon opening it at approximately 11 […]

Delaware State University to institute changes to sexual assault investigation process

DOVER — Following a student protest and petition regarding Delaware State University’s Title IX process, the university has agreed to several modifications moving forward and will hold a forum Tuesday. Last week, Anissa Cartagena, a sophomore at DSU, held a march on campus after she told her story about her sexual assault and its handling […]

Little Lass field to be dedicated to Emma Cole on Saturday

SMYRNA — On Saturday afternoon, the Smyrna Clayton Little Lass Softball organization plans to name a field in memory of the late Emma Grace Cole, whose remains were found at its complex last year. A dedication ceremony for Emma Grace Memorial Field is scheduled for 3 p.m. at the complex at 887 Duck Creek Parkway, […]

Two indicted in Newark teen’s murder case

WILMINGTON – Two persons were indicted for the murder of Madison Sparrow, 17, in October, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Tuesday. According to the DOJ, Newark residents Noah Sharp, 19, and Annika Stalczynski, 17, were charged with first-degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony and first-degree conspiracy. The […]

Police continue to investigate Lewes lawn vandalism; leaders express support

LEWES — Recent vandalism on Charlotte King and Aimee Wiest’s front lawn has hopefully sparked discussion and renewed awareness of ongoing racial tension and unjust systemic issues nationwide, Ms. King said Tuesday. After a chemical was apparently used to write the word “Trump” in the grass in front of their Lewes home, Ms. King and […]

Teen shot in Friday night incident in Dover

DOVER – A 19-year-old male was shot in the thigh late Friday in the area of Manchester Square, Dover police said. Police were called to the scene at approximately 10:13 p.m. and found the wounded teen inside a home, spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Officers performed first aid on the victim until EMS personnel arrived […]

Lewes lawn vandalism under investigation

LEWES – An investigation into an act of vandalism involving the word “Trump” written into a victim’s lawn with a chemical is ongoing, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said Monday. Police said a weed killer was used on the grass by a suspect or suspects. The incident was reported at approximately 12:39 […]

One arrested in Dover car thefts; police seek others

DOVER — A man has been arrested and suspects remain sought as an investigation into the theft of 27 vehicles from a Dover auto dealership earlier this month continues, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said Monday. Isaiha Abrams, 29, of Dover, was taken into custody in Felton on Nov. 10 by Delaware State Police, […]

Man charged with murder in July Dover shooting death

DOVER — A man was indicted on a first-degree murder charge this week regarding a shooting death in Dover on July 6, according to court documents, Tyseen Maxwell is also facing counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by person prohibited, and possession of firearm ammunition […]

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