Local roundup: Laurel nips Camden-Wyoming 2-1 for Major League softball state title

SMYRNA — If Laurel’s players wanted to just pack it in, they could have done it after losing to Camden-Wyoming on Tuesday night. Instead, they dug in their heels, won three games in a row and left Smyrna on Saturday evening with a state championship banner. After forcing a second championship game on Friday, Laurel […]

Scenic Delaware: At the park

Brad Richardson of Dover took this photo at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel on June 7.

Have a blast on Fourth of July

As the nation celebrates another birthday next week, Delawareans are always up for a party and the state’s towns and cities are ready to oblige. As has been a tradition for many years, the capital city of Dover will put on perhaps the biggest party around. The evening’s festivities start at 5 p.m. with free […]

Laurel man faces drug charges

LAUREL – Delaware State Police on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old Laurel man who was found in possession of drugs near a school bus stop. Troopers dispatched to Fire Tower Road near the Cool Branch Development at about 6:39 a.m. April 9 for a report of a suspicious person at the development entrance that is a […]

Owner of Laurel RV business faces fraud charges

LAUREL — The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit have arrested a Salisbury, Maryland, man on multiple charges related to a fraud investigation. The investigation began in September 2018, when a fraud report was filed in reference to a sales agreement that was made with Midway RV & Sales, located at 32101 Sussex Highway, Laurel. […]

Murder suspect back in Delaware following extradition from Virginia

LAUREL – A 32-year-old Laurel man who is the suspect in the recent death of a Seaford woman is behind bars in Delaware, facing murder and other charges following extradition from Virginia. On Thursday, April 4, Joseph A. Beck was extradited back to Delaware from Stafford County, Virginia, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa […]

Laurel man in custody in Virginia indicted in murder of Seaford woman

LAUREL – A 32-year-old Laurel man in custody in Virginia will face murder and other charges in Delaware in the murder of a Seaford woman who was found dead along a roadway near Laurel earlier this month. Delaware State Police in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Justice Monday indicted Joseph Beck in the death […]

Ravens’ Judon huge hit with Nanticoke health fair/expo patrons

LAUREL – As a professional football player with the Baltimore Ravens, Matthew Judon’s mission is performance, success and winning. Nanticoke Health Services’ committed mission to the community is good health and healthy lifestyle. Together, they teamed up to bring upward of 800 to 1,000 people to Laurel Senior High School last Saturday for the seventh […]

Laurel homicide investigation is ongoing

LAUREL — The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the suspicious death of an adult female victim that has been ruled a homicide. Investigation began Saturday at approximately 7:24 a.m. when troopers were dispatched to South Shell Bridge Road in the area of Broad Creek Estates for a victim that was found deceased […]

State police: Deceased body found near Laurel

LAUREL – Delaware State Police launched a death investigation this morning after a body of an adult was found deceased on the side of the roadway near Laurel. According to state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, the investigation began around 7:24 a.m., as troopers were dispatched to S. Shell Bridge Road in the area […]