NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York. The announcement came months after New York’s attorney general sued the organization over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of […]

Dover police probed record shootings total in 2020

DOVER — A record-setting year wasn’t limited to Dover’s eight fatal shootings in 2020. City police said they investigated an all-time high 60 shooting incidents overall involving death, injury or targeted gunfire during the same 12-month span. That’s not including numerous times when vehicles or residences were damaged by bullets, or police receiving multiple shots […]

Man shot twice in Dover early Sunday morning

DOVER — Early Sunday morning, a man was shot twice on the 100 block of South New Street. The victim is a 21-year-old male who was brought to Bayhealth Kent General via a private vehicle according to a press release sent out by Sgt. Mark Hoffman, a public information officer with the Dover Police Department. […]

Man arrested on weapons charges after Christmas night confrontation in Houston

HOUSTON — At 11:00 p.m. on Friday, the Delaware Police arrested a 30-year-old Harrington man for reckless endangering and related charges in Houston. According to Cpl. Jason Harchell, a public information officer with DSP, troopers responded to reports of a shooting at a residence on Williamsville Road. Through an investigation, they found out that Dustin […]

Walmart returns guns and ammunition to US store displays

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has reversed course, announcing it is returning ammunition and firearms to their displays in its U.S. stores. On Thursday the nation’s largest retailer said it had removed the items from displays due to “civil unrest” in some areas of the country. Guns and ammunition, however, had remained for sale at […]

Police: Arrest made after firearm pulled in Dover

DOVER — A 39-year-old Dover man was arrested after being seen allegedly pulling a firearm on an unknown person Wednesday night, authorities said. The alleged incident, at approximately 5:59 p.m., was seen by Dover police, and Christin Brown was taken into custody without incident, spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The other person fled the area […]

One arrest made in robbery, second suspect sought

DOVER — A 54-year-old Dover man was arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-11 store on Tuesday, and authorities said a second person of interest remained sought. Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said two men entered the store on North DuPont Highway at approximately 11:56 p.m. One demanded cash from an […]

Police: Loaded handgun found in Dover stop

DOVER — A loaded handgun was found during a traffic stop late Tuesday, bringing the arrest of a 20-year-old Dover man, according to authorities. Zion Saunders was stopped while driving an unregistered vehicle in the area of North State Street and U.S. 13 at approximately 11:46 p.m. and a 9mm firearm was allegedly found under […]

Bridgeville man arrested on weapons, traffic charged

BRIDGEVILLE — An 18-year-old Bridgeville resident was arrested on weapons and traffic charges Sunday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper, at approximately 9:10, troopers responded to Deer Forest Road in Bridgeville for a report of a black Chevrolet Silverado driving erratically. Officers contacted the 65-year-old male victim, who advised that […]

Police release name of Dover shooting victim

DOVER – On Monday night, Delaware State Police released the name of 21-year-old Shakur A. Burrage, a Dover resident who was killed in a shooting incident in Rodney Village on October 2. The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing its investigation at this time. At about 7 p.m. on October 2, troopers responded to […]