Scenic Delaware: White Clay Creek State Park

Jim Webster of Dover took this photo of White Clay Creek State Park in Newark Dec. 17.

Hens’ Darling signed by Hornets

Nate Darling

NEWARK — Former Delaware basketball Nate Darling has apparently moved a step closer to living his NBA dream. According to multiple reports, Darling has signed a two-way contract with the Charlotte Hornets after going undrafted in the NBA Draft on Wednesday. The 6-foot-5 high-scoring guard decided not to return for his senior season with the […]

Two indicted in Newark teen’s murder case

WILMINGTON – Two persons were indicted for the murder of Madison Sparrow, 17, in October, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Tuesday. According to the DOJ, Newark residents Noah Sharp, 19, and Annika Stalczynski, 17, were charged with first-degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony and first-degree conspiracy. The […]

Hens to play in Conn. hoop event

NEWARK — The University of Delaware men’s basketball team is headed for a bubble in Connecticut. The Blue Hens will take part in an early-season tournament at the Mohegan Sun Arena bubble event in Uncasville, Conn, next month. Delaware is in a pod with Massachusetts and Sienna that will be held Nov. 25 through Dec. […]

Delaware sets CAA spring football schedule

NEWARK — The CAA’s spring football schedule was announced this morning. Delaware will play a six-game slate of league games starting on March 6, with three at home and three on the road. The Blue Hens also have two available non-conference dates that they haven’t announced opponents for yet. Delaware and Delaware State both have […]

Newark man arrested in connection with death of teen

NEWARK – A 19-year-old Newark male has been arrested in connection with the death of a 17-year-old female, Delaware State Police said Tuesday. Noah M. Sharp was charged with first-degree murder regarding the death of his ex-girlfriend Madison Sparrow the Newark area. Police said the Sparrow teen died from blunt force trauma to her body. […]

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 […]