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  1. Radee Labeeb PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A man accused of shooting several co-workers at a Maryland granite company, killing three, before fleeing to Delaware and shooting another man, has been indicted by a Delaware grand jury. A New Castle County grand jury on Monday indicted 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince on eight counts, including attempted murder, reckless endangering and weapons charges.


  2. Fines of $250 a Day for Disrepair at Defunct Country ClubRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The owner of a defunct Delaware country club property is facing fines of $250 a day after inspectors say the 111-acre site has fallen into disrepair. The Brandywine Country Club outside Wilmington closed in 2015, but developer Louis Capano III bought the site with plans for a housing development with more than 500 units.


  3. Delaware Police Make 11 Arrests in Gang InvestigationRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware police have made nearly a dozen arrests in a months-long gang investigation. New Castle County Police say the investigation targeted the Exit 4/Mag Boys gang and other gangs in Edgemoor, adjacent to Wilmington.


  4. Delaware Proposes 3 Sites for New Amazon HeadquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Emphasizing Delaware's lower taxes, educated workforce and proximity to Philadelphia, Gov. John Carney submitted a proposal for Amazon to build its second North American headquarter in his state. Carney, a Democrat, announced the proposal Thursday on the Wilmington Riverfront, one of three proposed sites Delaware has submitted to Amazon.


  5. Educators Look For Ways to Prevent Bullying Despite Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware saw more than 6,500 incidents of fighting or "offensive touching" during the 2015-2016 school year, the same time period that also saw nearly 1 in 8 students receive some type of suspension. Dover High School Associate Principal Tiff McCullough said a lot of conflicts involving students nowadays often get stoked by bigger audiences through social media networks like Facebook or Snapchat.


  6. Officials Get Update on Delaware Medical Marijuana ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware's medical marijuana program is continuing to grow. Delaware opened its first medical marijuana dispensary, the First State Compassion Center, in Wilmington in 2015.


  7. Delaware Crime Leader Will Spend His Life Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    WILMINGTON, Del.- The leader of a violent crime network that operated in Sussex and Kent counties in Delaware will be sentenced to life in prison later this year.


  8. Pedestrian Injured from a Hit-And-Run in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash west of Wilmington after a pedestrian was struck Tuesday evening . Initial investigation found that a male pedestrian was struck by an unknown make and model car on eastbound DE Rt.


  9. DuPont's headquarters in Wilmington, Del.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    DuPont has offered pension buyouts or annuities to about 9,500 of its U.S. retirees. The News Journal reports the company made the offer last week, just before it completed a nearly $150 billion merger with The Dow Chemical Co.


  10. Leaders Hope New Delaware Library Will Spark RevitalizationRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A $30 million library that officials hope will help revitalize a struggling part of Delaware is set to open soon. The 40,000-square-foot Route 9 Library & Innovation Center will open Sept.


  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware State University has about 75 students on full scholarships who could face deportation if federal immigration protections are removed next week. The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, reported that the students were brought to the U.S. as children without legal immigration status.


  12. Delaware Dedicates Memorial Sign Honoring Fallen OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Delaware is honoring an officer who died in the line of duty nearly a century ago. Delaware State Police held a ceremony at East Holly Oak Road Wilmington on Tuesday to dedicate a memorial sign honoring Officer Francis Ryan , who died at the age of 31 in 1922.


  13. Teen Run Over, Killed in HebronRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    HEBRON , Md.- Maryland State Police say a 15-year-old boy died after being run over by an SUV on US Route 50 in Hebron on Monday night. According to police, the preliminary investigation revealed the teen ran into the roadway, stumbled and fell prior to being struck by a GMC Yukon driven by a 42-year-old woman from Wilmington, Del.


  14. Final 44th Annual White Marlin Open ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    OCEAN CITY, Md.- Upsets, unopposed categories and a lot of money were at stake Friday for the last day of the 44th annual White Marlin Open tournament in Ocean City. A record breaking fish was caught to win the white marlin category.


  15. Two Men Arrested for Crabbing and Crab Pot Theft Violations in Sussex CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Two New Castle County men were arrested on Saturday following an investigation into multiple crabbing and crab pot theft violations that occurred on Herring Creek in Sussex County. Michael T. Schenck, 29, and Leon Gardner, 20, both of Wilmington, were each charged with two counts of felony theft under $1,500 against a victim 62 years of age or older, three counts of theft under $1,500, five counts of criminal mischief under $1,000, one count of third-degree conspiracy, and 54 counts of possession of undersized blue crabs.


  16. Police Investigate Shooting at Apartment Complex in DelawareRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    New Castle County police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Wilmington that left a 19-year-old man injured. Police say the shooting occurred on Sunday at about 11:15 p.m. at the Maryland Park Apartments.


  17. Delaware Residents Receive Scam CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    WILMINGTON, Del.- A rash of scam calls regarding jury duty are being placed to Delaware residents, according to Attorney General Matt Denn and the Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit. In the scam, the caller says that the person who answers failed to report for jury duty and that a sheriff will be sent to place the person under arrest.


  18. Girls Sentenced in Deadly Del. School Bathroom AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A 17-year-old Delaware girl has been sentenced to 6 months in a juvenile facility for a school bathroom attack that left a 16-year-old classmate dead. The girl was convicted by a Family Court judge in April in the death of Amy Joyner-Francis .


  19. HSBC to Close New Castle Center, Move About 400 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Financial services company HSBC Bank USA will move about 400 jobs out of Delaware. Robert Sherman, HSBC's vice president of public affairs, said in an internal announcement Tuesday that the company would be shuttering its facility at Churchman's Corporate Center in New Castle County and 400 employees will be relocated to the Buffalo and Chicago areas over the next year.


  20. Ex-teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Solicitation of ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A former teacher and athletic director at a Delaware high school has pleaded guilty to sexual solicitation of a child. The Delaware Department of Justice announced Brian R. Budd's plea on Monday.


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