Stray Cat in Symrna Tests Positive For Rabies, Two Residents Exposed

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Kent County residents who live or spend time near the area of Smyrna Landing Road in Smyrna that a positive case of rabies in a stray cat has been reported. Two individuals were potentially…

Frederica woman wanted in Maryland, Delaware

Police are on the look-out for a Frederica woman who is wanted in several counties in Maryland and Delaware. . The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s office is looking for 27-year-old Brittany Stokes, who has various warrants for thefts and drug charges in…

VIDEO: Area fire crews respond to Pearsons Corner barn fire

Several Kent County area fire crews responded to a barn fire in Pearsons Corner, just west of Dover last night (June 28). . Here is video of the fire, which broke out around 10:00 p.m. last night. Crews from Cheswold, Dover, Hartly,…

Governor signs $5 billion operating budget

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed a $5.0 billion Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget for the State of Delaware, a sustainable financial plan that makes investments in Delaware public schools and education programming. . The operating budget, Senate Bill…

Delaware Legislature sends gun bill to Governor’s desk

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The Delaware Legislature has sent a controversial gun bill to Governor John Carney’s desk that would make it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing or owning a firearm. . House Bill 451, introduced by House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf…

Dover traffic stop leads to drugs, untraceable gun charges

A traffic stop leads to an untraceable firearm charge in Dover. . Delaware State Police say a trooper stopped 36-year-old Michael Bauer of Dover just before 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, who was traveling at a high rate of speed on a…

After 26-years of service, Ellendale’s Engine 2 is headed to Kentucky

The Ellendale Fire Company announced it has donated one of its engines to a Kentucky fire station that was destroyed by flooding last year. . The 1996 Monarch is headed to the Blackberry Volunteer Fire Department in Ransom, Kentucky, where the station…

Delaware announced expansion of health insurance marketplace

After years of work to increase competition on the Delaware Health Insurance Marketplace, Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced today that three health carriers intend to offer plans for the 2023 plan year – the most in the state’s history. AmeriHealth Caritas and…

Two people arrested on drugs, theft charges in Lewes

A trespass investigation leads to two people arrested on drugs and theft charges in Lewes. . Delaware State Police say 31-year-old Amber Kellner of Lewes, 30-year-old James Fisher of Georgetown were arrested after troopers were called to reports of someone living in…

Felton Police arrest man accused of holding a gun to victim’s head during dispute

A Felton man faces several threatening charges after allegedly threatening to kill a person with a handgun. . Felton Police say a female victim fled to their police department and reportedly told officers that 39-year-old Russell Rubley allegedly held a handgun to…