Delaware News

Results from MIT program's wastewater study provide insight into COVID-19 spread in New Castle County

"There's a challenge that we've had the last four months--there's a challenge that citizens have had," said New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer. "We're trying to figure out where this virus is, how prevalent it is."

DJ McAneny
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:15:00 -0400

The challenges and varying viewpoints of reopening schools in Delaware

An alternative collective to the state's Reopening Schools Working Group has submitted a plan of their own as public comment to be a part of the process for getting children back into Delaware's classrooms.

Amy Cherry
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:35:00 -0400

One dead in fiery crash in Greenville

Delaware State Police said a 25-year old man is dead as the result of a single vehicle accident on Route 141 at the Route 52 interchange Friday morning, July 10, 2020.

Mike Phillips
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:50:00 -0400

3 to face charges in multiple Newark vehicle thefts in just a few days

Two individuals have been charged and a third has charges pending in connection to multiple thefts and attempted thefts of and from vehicles all over the course of just a few days, Newark Police announced Friday.

DJ McAneny
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:25:00 -0400

VIDEO | The jury is still out on when Delaware courtrooms will return to normal

Officials with Delaware's court system are working to prepare the state's courtrooms for operations in a coronavirus environment, but it's unknown exactly when proceedings like jury trials will resume.

Mike Phillips
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:00:00 -0400

Wilmington City Council authorizes release of police training procedures

Wilmington City Council unanimously voted to authorize the Wilmington Police Department to release a minimally-redacted version of its police procedure manual.

Sean Greene
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 06:45:00 -0400

Tropical Storm Warning for Fay issued in Sussex County

A Tropical Storm Warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Sussex County at 7:39 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020.

Sean Greene
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:45:00 -0400

Delaware State, Wesley plan to operate separate athletics programs through acquisition process

Delaware State University and Wesley College are both planning to play fall athletics as separate teams, despite the beginning of an acquisition process that was announced Monday.

Sean Greene
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:30:00 -0400

Delaware State University to officially acquire Wesley College

Delaware State University (DSU) will officially acquire struggling Wesley College after talks had been ongoing since March.

Amy Cherry
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:56:00 -0400

'To be [virtual], or not to be' | Delaware Shakespeare's summer tradition goes online for 2020

Getting together in a large group for any reason still isn't really advisable with a global pandemic going on, but even being outdoors, social distance requirements are presenting some challenges for Delaware Shakespeare this year.

DJ McAneny
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:00:00 -0400