Virus cases crop up on Delaware college campuses

Positive COVID-19 cases are beginning to appear among college and university students in the state, as hot spots crop up in Newark and Dover. The University of Delaware has reported 41 positive cases of the virus since Sept. 3. Last week, Wesley College reported its first positive case Sept. 2. Less than 1% of the […]

Women charged with hate crimes for attacking Trump supporters in Delaware

DOVER — Two women are facing hate crime charges after confronting a 7-year-old boy and his mother outside the Democratic National Convention in Delaware over their support of President Donald Trump and seizing a “Make America Great Again” hat. A grand jury on Tuesday indicted Olivia Winslow and Camryn Amy, both 21, on felony charges […]

PAWS for People slates Wag & Walkathon

NEWARK — PAWS for People, the Newark-based pet therapy organization, announces its annual Wag & Walkathon, Sept. 17-Oct. 17. This year the month-long cumulative marathon will be totally virtual. Last year the cumulative marathon concept replaced PAWS’ traditional Wag-n-Walk & 5K Run which was popular and successful for 10 years. This year, due to COVID-19 […]

CAA expected to call off football season

NEWARK – Delaware’s dreams of playing a football season this fall have apparently come to an end. Several media outlets are reporting that the Colonial Athletic Association will announce on Friday that it is canceling its football season for the fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. The CAA would be joining a growing number of […]

Reward offered for information in Newark gun shop burglary

NEWARK — Five suspects stole 35 firearms after breaking into the American Sportsman gun store early Sunday, authorities said. Also taken were firearm accessories, including magazines, according to the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. ATF and the National Shooting Sports Foundation announced a combined reward of up to $5,000 for information leading […]

Hens ranked No. 15 in preseason grid poll

NEWARK – Behind 16 returning starters from a year ago, Delaware has been ranked No. 15 in the HERO Sports Preseason FCS Top 25 poll.  With seven starters returning on offense and nine on the defensive side of the ball, Delaware will look to return to the FCS postseason and challenge for a conference title […]