BREAKING | Governor Carney vetoes marijuana legalization bill

Governor John Carney on Tuesday vetoed House Bill 371, legislation that would have legalized the possession of marijuana in Delaware. The bill, which Governor Carney vetoed Tuesday morning, would have removed all penalties for possession by a person 21 years of age…

University of Delaware reinstates mask mandate for all indoor spaces

In light of rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations around the country, including in Delaware over the past week, the University of Delaware is reinstating its masking requirement for all indoor spaces, effective at 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 24. Face masks…

Coast Guard and local fire agencies respond to barge fire in Delaware Bay

U.S. Coast Guard officials along with local fire agencies battled a barge fire early Monday morning in the Delaware Bay. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, watchstanders at the Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received a call around 1 a.m., Monday reporting…

Three arrested on drug, weapons charges in Dover

Three men were arrested on drug and weapons charges in Dover. According to Dover Police, on Tuesday officers were conducting surveillance for a firearms investigation in the area of New Hope Apartments when they spotted 19-year-old Shaquan Shields leave the area as…

Georgetown man charged with felony manslaughter following fatal shooting

A Georgetown man was arrested on felony manslaughter charges following a shooting that killed a 54-year-old woman. According to the Delaware State Police Department, the incident occurred around 6 p.m., Tuesday as troopers responded to the 22000 block of Deep Branch Road…

Police identify bus aide who allegedly assaulted girl with Down Syndrome in Cape Henlopen

Delaware State Police have released the identity of the bus aide who was arrested and charged after allegedly punching an eight-year-old girl with Down Syndrome in the Cape Henlopen School District. According to the Delaware State Police Department, the incident occurred on…

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware issues statement in response to Cape Henlopen assault

The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware has issued a statement and is assisting the family of the eight-year-old girl who was assaulted by a bus aide in the Cape Henlopen School District. “Recently the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware (DSA of DE)…

Four Delaware farm families honored with Century Farm Award for 100 years of farming

Governor Carney, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Nikko Brady, and state legislators honored four Delaware farm families for their commitment to keeping farmland within the family for 100 years. “There is no better way to kick off Delaware Grown Week than to highlight…

EXCLUSIVE: Father speaks out after daughter with Down Syndrome was assaulted in the Cape Henlopen School District

The father of the young girl with Down Syndrome who was assaulted in the Cape Henlopen School District is speaking out in an exclusive interview where he tells us his story of what happened and calls out district officials and the school…