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  1. Stolen paint truck crashes, drenching suspect in whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WMDT

    Police say man driving a stolen truck carrying a load of white paint crashed into a number of cars and flipped the vehicle, spilling the buckets all over the road and the suspect, covered head-to-toe in paint, fled but returned as police arrived. Police in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, say the man shoved an officer, and as they tried to handcuff him, he was so slippery that he got out of the cuffs and attempted to flee again.

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  2. Company sued over air, water pollution claims in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WMDT

    A federal lawsuit seeks to stop a company from continuing to allow little-studied industrial compounds to get into the Cape Fear River in eastern North Carolina. The Southern Environmental Law Center said in a news release Wednesday that it's filed a lawsuit for Cape Fear River Watch against The Chemours Co.

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  3. Cold case playing cards distributed in Del. institutions to see if inmates can help solve crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | WMDT

    But they're going to be seeing new decks shuffling in across the first state. Once they finally get to have the cards in their hands, the face isn't what you expect.

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  4. Attempted murder charge for man accused of driving at policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WMDT

    A Delaware man accused of trying to run over a police officer has been indicted on an attempted murder charge. The News Journal reports that a New Castle County grand jury indicted 32-year-old Robert Reid on multiple counts Monday in connection with his June arrest.

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  5. Southbound I-495 lanes reopen after fatal crash in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | WMDT

    The southbound lanes of Interstate 495 have reopened after a fatal crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer initially closed the interstate in both directions north of Wilmington, Delaware. Police say I-495 northbound is closed between Edgemoor Road and Philadelphia Pike.

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  6. Police search for teen girl after juvenile facility escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WMDT

    Delaware State Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl who remains on the loose after she and a 15-year-old female escaped from a juvenile detention facility. Workers at the Grace Cottage detention facility on Faulkland Road in Wilmington called police shortly after 8 p.m. Monday after the two girls ran off during a group transfer from one building to another.

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  7. Wilmington offering free fans to senior citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WMDT

    The city of Wilmington is offering free electric fans to older residents to help them cope with the high temperatures. Eligibility for the fans is limited to people who are at least 65 years old and live within the city limits.

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  8. Regional AP broadcasters group honors journalism winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | WMDT

    The Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association is recognizing radio and television stations in Delaware, the District of Columbia and Maryland for outstanding journalism. The winners for best news operation in 2017 are WUSA-TV in Washington; WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland; WTOP-FM in Washington, and WDEL-FM/AM in Wilmington, Delaware.

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  9. Police: Shooting in Delaware claims the life of teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WMDT

    The News Journal of Wilmington reports police responded for a report of shots fired and located Deburnure suffering from several gunshot wounds. Officers rendered medical aid until New Castle County paramedics arrived.

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  10. Payday lender lawyer sentenced to 8 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | WMDT

    The lawyer who represented payday lenders accused of evading state regulations by using Native American tribes and a bank as fronts has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that 69-year-old Wheeler Neff of Wilmington, Delaware was sentenced Friday on conspiracy and fraud convictions.

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  11. Accused office park shooter testifies at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WMDT

    A jury will begin deliberations in the trial of a man accused of shooting a Wilmington, Delaware, business owner hours after killing three and injuring two at his former workplace north of Baltimore. Deliberations in the Delaware case are scheduled to begin Tuesday.

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  12. Lawmakers endorse Delaware port dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WMDT

    Delaware lawmakers have given their final approval of a proposal to allow a private corporation to operate the Port of Wilmington. Gov. John Carney recently announced a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the port from the state and construct a new container shipping facility on the Delaware River.

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  13. Delaware's first school-based wellness center for kids opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | WMDT

    The News Journal of Wilmington reports the Eisenberg Elementary School's wellness center opened Thursday. It aims to prepare kids for a better life through proactive care and offers free services including treatment for acute medical conditions and behavioral and mental health services.

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  14. Delaware county fails clean air test for 19th year in rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | WMDT

    The Wilmington News reports the American Lung Association has found ozone pollution New Castle County has only gotten worse. A press release by the association says the levels of ozone in Delaware are putting residents at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other serious health issues.

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  15. Police: Armed man breaks into Delaware home, assaults womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WMDT

    Forty-six-year-old Gregory Johnson was arrested on charges including strangulation, assault and terroristic threatening. New Castle County Police Master Cpl.

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  16. District moves suit in fatal school fight to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | WMDT

    Attorneys for a Delaware school district say a lawsuit stemming from a school bathroom attack that left a 16-year-old girl dead belongs in federal court. Attorneys for the New Castle County Vocational School District filed papers Friday to move the lawsuit from Superior Court to federal court because the complaint includes allegations of civil rights violations.

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  17. Number of mumps cases increases in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WMDT

    In Delaware the number of Mumps cases continues to rise following the initial outbreak after two multi-cultural dances in New Castle County. Health officials say there have been two more cases, bringing the total to 15 and the investigation into the source of the mumps virus exposure is ongoing.

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  18. Trial set to begin of teens in killing of Delaware womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | WMDT

    Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of two teenagers charged in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Delaware woman. The prosecution of Abdullah Brown and Deonta Carney was to begin Monday in the 2016 killing of Keshall "KeKe" Anderson of Wilmington.

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  19. Mistrial sought for man accused of killing Delaware teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | WMDT

    Lawyers for a man accused in the killing of a 15-year-old Delaware high school student have asked a judge to declare a mistrial. Diamonte Taylor is charged with first-degree murder, gang participation and other crimes in the 2016 death of Brandon Wingo of Wilmington.

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  20. Wilmington man pleads guilty in attack on off-duty officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | WMDT

    The Delaware Department of Justice said in a statement Friday that Deonta Sanchez will face 6 to 52 years in prison when sentenced in June. Authorities say an off-duty New Castle County Police officer was leaving a church in July 2017 when Sanchez and three other people attacked him.

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