New Castle County Newswire

New Castle County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for New Castle County, DE.

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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... came in costume, varying from princesses like Snow White, to Mickey Mouse, to even Darth Vader. In New Castle County, the troopers visited Nemours/Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children for a luncheon. There, children played games, made crafts, and ...

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  2. Parents learn about cyber-safety from former attorney-generalRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Coastal Point

    ... schools haul the children - and their parents - into a conference room. She recalled such a conference in New Castle County, after reading some mean girls' particularly cruel text messages aloud to the parents of the perpetrators. "The girls were ...

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  3. Sussex County Woman Named Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year in New CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    LEWES, De.- Sussex County entrepreneur Patricia Rivera is leaving her mark across Delaware. Recently, Rivera received the 2018 Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year Award from the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. Ex-college baseball player accused of raping 6 charged againRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Washington Times

    A former University of Delaware and baseball player accused of raping six women is facing new charges of second-degree rape and strangulation. The News Journal reports Clay Conaway 's new charges stem from what court records describe as an attempted rape and strangling of a woman in New Castle County last year.

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  5. Judges refuses to dismiss lawsuit over school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Education Week

    ... schedule. Kent County in central Delaware last reassessed property values in 1987, while northern New Castle County's current assessment dates to 1983. Sussex County, home to million-dollar beach homes in southern Delaware, last reassessed property ...

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  6. Sara Cairns Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | 24-7 Press Release

    Sara Cairns has accepted an Outstanding Service Award from the parks and recreation department of New Castle County, DE, and a Service Award from New Castle County, DE. NEWARK, DE, November 27, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Sara Cairns with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  7. Leak at newly-expanded Delaware River chemical plant jams highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Philly.com

    ... New Jersey and neighboring states. The Delaware River and Bay Authority, which maintains the bridge, and New Castle County police, who cover the area including the plant, had no immediate reports of injuries. The bridge reopened to motorists around ...

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  8. 'Purses With A Purpose': Delaware County Organization,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | CBS Local

    'Purses With A Purpose': Delaware County Organization, Business Team Up To Help Female Crime Victims The "Purses with a Purpose" will go to woman in need, victims of domestic violence and victims of sexual assault. Gold Alert Issued For Missing 86-Year-Old New Castle County Man Police say McGrady has a medical condition which caused a concern for his welfare.

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  9. 1 inmate found guilty of murder in Delaware prison riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | The Janesville Gazette

    One of three inmates on trial for a deadly Delaware prison riot was found guilty of murder Tuesday, the first verdicts in a case that will involve 17 inmates over the next several months. A New Castle County jury found Dwayne Staats, 37, guilty of felony first-degree murder, first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, two counts of assault, four counts of kidnapping and second-degree conspiracy.

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  10. Wilmington man charged for attempting to hit police officer with vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | WMDT

    ... of 6 baggies of heroin and drug paraphernalia. A computer check also revealed that Leary was wanted in New Castle County for violation of probation and failure to appear for arraignment for driving under the influence. He was also wanted out of the ...

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  11. Delaware State Police Searching For Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure In WawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | CBS Local

    The Delaware State Police are investigating an incident where a man was allegedly exposed himself while in a Wawa in New Castle County. Authorities say the man was standing in line as if he was going to buy something and was speaking loudly to himself.

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  12. Guilty plea set in $6.5 million fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... for 57-year-old Michael Boyce of Ocean City, New Jersey. Boyce, who worked for a manufacturing company in New Castle County, is accused of submitting false purchase orders over a 12-year period for more than $6.5 million of supplies that were never ...

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  13. JTVCC Riot Trial Week 4: Defendants testifyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WMDT

    WILMINGTON, Del. In New Castle County, it appears the trial for the first round of inmates accused of murdering Lt.

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  14. Gov. Carney Highlights $4B Infrastructure InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... Notable projects include the widening of SR 1 north and south from Route 273 to the Roth Bridge in New Castle County, the U.S. 13 Camden Widening project in Kent County, and the SR 1 Minos Conaway Grade Separated Intersection in Sussex County. "With ...

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  15. Voters have their sayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Coastal Point

    ... conservative Sussex County, however, netting 40,672 votes to Arlett's 50,390. But Carper dominated New Castle County voting and topped Arlett in Kent County as well, leading to his re-election to a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. On the House side ...

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  16. Teaneck family begins road to justice after fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Trinidad's car, killing Trinidad and his daughters instantly, authorities said. On Monday, a grand jury in New Castle County, Delaware, indicted Hubbard and charged him with three counts of vehicular assault, two of which were for Ballocanag's ...

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  17. Delaware Republicans Look to Regroup After Midterm DefeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... in the First State. House and Senate Republicans looked to replace House Minority Whip Debbie Hudson (R-New Castle County) and Senate Minority Whip Greg Lavelle (R-Sharpley), a pair of northern GOP lawmakers defeated in Tuesday's general election. ...

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  18. Delaware State Police Hold Bump Stock and Trigger Crank CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    On Wednesday, Delaware State Police offered financial incentive for people who opted to voluntarily surrender bump stocks and trigger cranks for guns. Bump stocks and trigger cranks both attach to rifles and allow the guns to shoot at a much higher rate than they normally would.

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  19. Driver in crash that killed N.J. dad, 4 daughters charged with vehicular homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Alvin Hubbard III, 45, of East New Market, Maryland, was indicted by a New Castle County grand jury on Monday on five counts of second-degree vehicular homicide, three counts of vehicular assault, inattentive driving, driving on the wrong side of the road and failure to obey a traffic device, according to Delaware officials. Delaware State Police said Hubbard was driving a pickup truck July 6 when he crossed over a grassy median on Route 1 in Delaware, side-swiped another car and collided with a van carrying six members of the Trinidad family.

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  20. On a Huge Election Day, More Than Congress is Up for GrabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... 300 voters before 11 a.m. Poll workers said lines had often stretched down the sidewalk during the day. In New Castle County, Delaware, at least 138,000 people had voted by about 5 p.m. - but election officials said they knew that number was low ...

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