Excessive heat warning issued, ‘cooling stations’ opened

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning that will remain in effect till 10 p.m. on Sunday. The warning encompasses the entire state and is part of a larger heatwave sweeping across much of the central and eastern U.S. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of […]

Sentencing date set for inmates convicted in Vaughn riot

WILMINGTON — The three inmates charged and convicted with perpetrating the riot at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on Feb. 1, 2017 will be sentenced on Sept. 13, according to Judge William C. Carpenter Jr. Dwayne Staats, Jarreau Ayers and Royal Downs are already serving life sentences. Originally in October 2017, 18 inmates were charged […]

DelDOT suspends construction projects around July 4th holiday

DOVER – The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned lane closures on construction-related projects in anticipation of heavy Independence Day traffic next week. The lane closures will be suspended starting at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, and they will remain closed until 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 5. At any given time, […]