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 […]

Serene Silver Lake

Jeannie Wilson of Dover took this photo of Silver Lake in Dover on Dec. 17.

W.T. Chipman sixth grader provides aid during pandemic

DOVER — When Natalie Cuccinello, an 11-year-old from Frederica, first thought about trying to help out those who have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, she thought about raising funds for a local animal shelter because of her love for animals. However, the shelter was closed due to the coronavirus. So, her father, Joe […]

Dover City Council President Hare seeks re-election

DOVER — William “Bill” Hare, who serves as president of Dover City Council, has filed a nominating petition, which has been received and verified by the city clerk in seeking re-election for his 2nd District seat on council. Councilman Hare is in his second go-round as a representative for the 2nd District, having also served […]

Dover T-Mobile robbery suspects sought

DOVER — Police are looking for two men who robbed the T-Mobile store on DuPont Highway Thursday. Dover Police said two Black men entered the business at about 4:57 p.m. and began removing electronic items from display. The suspects told the store employee they had a firearm and would shoot if anyone tried to stop […]

Man injured after shooting in Dover

DOVER — Dover police are investigating a shooting that injured a 28-year-old man Thursday. Dover Police Department said the man called the police at approximately 5:17 p.m. to report he had been shot and was driving to the hospital. The man, who was treated at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus with a single gunshot wound to […]

Madison Court burglary sparks investigation

DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the 1100 block of Madison Court Saturday. Dover Police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said an unknown suspect made entry into the residence sometime between noon and 10 p.m. by breaking the rear glass door. Once inside, the suspect allegedly stole several […]

Police investigating shooting at Capital Green

DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that left three vehicles and a house damaged in the Capital Green development on Monday evening. Sgt. Mark Hoffman, spokesman for the Dover police. said that at around 6:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of East Water Street and River Road for several […]

Virtual events planned in lieu of live Dancing with Delaware Stars

DOVER — Add next month’s Dancing with the Delaware Stars to the live events canceled by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Originally set for Jan. 30 at Dover Downs’ Rollins Center, the mega-popular fundraiser, which last year earned approximately $240,000 for Mom’s House of Dover and the Greater Dover Boys & Girls Clubs, will not be […]

Neil to seek another term on Dover City Council

DOVER — While much of Fred Neil’s heart lies in his native Baltimore, he has found his voice regarding the direction of the city of Dover, by serving as a city councilman for the 3rd District since May 2015. Councilman Neil, the eldest member of Dover’s governing body, announced his plans to run for reelection […]