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This week in Delaware: Our best local stories | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
In a week with news about hate crimes, climate change and bad behavior, there were a few points of lights, too.         
Crash stalling traffic in both directions on Del. 1 near Smyrna | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
Del. 1 north at Exit 114 is closed for the crash. Del. 1 south in the area of Del. 6 (Commerce Street) is closed, and traffic is moving in the right lane only.         
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
Emergency personnel work at the scene of an accident on northbound Route 1 near Smyrna just south of the New Castle County/Kent County line Saturday afternoon.         
Rainy, windy days coming with gusts more than 50 mph expected | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
The National Weather Service is advising damaging winds are expected across Delaware on Sunday and Monday.         
Mueller final report: Whether it's released or not, court records reveal the story | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
Woven through thousands of court papers, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has already made his public report. This is what it says.         
Biden's 2020 opening? Democratic field missing foreign policy emphasis | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden is positioning himself as the sole global policy expert in a crowded Democratic field if he decides to run for president.         
Abandoned with heartbreaking note, dog named Sky is adopted from Delaware Humane Association | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
Sky, a 6-year-old terrier mix, was left at the Delaware Humane Association by a homeless family, but now she has a new family in Pennsylvania.         
Workers in Estonia rescue dog from icy river, only to find out it's actually a wolf | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 23, 2019
Several men in Estonia who rescued what they thought might be a dog from an icy river found out later they had actually saved a wolf.         
At least one shot in Bear | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
At least one was injured in a Bear shooting on Thursday night.         
One person reported shot in Bear | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Police were looking for a suspect after a person was shot in Bear Thursday about 9:15 p.m.         
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
New Castle County Police said one person was shot in a home on South Cedar Creek Court Thursday night.         
A star is born: Watch this UD student astound Michael Buble at Madison Square Garden | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
University of Delaware junior Erin Belluci belted Etta James' "At Last" at a Michael Buble concert at Madison Square Garden, instantly going viral.         
Ride to the bank turns into robbery attempt in Millsboro | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
After getting a ride to cash a check at a Millsboro bank Thursday, a local man escaped from his driver's attempt to rob him.         
Four years after toxic discovery in New Castle, CDC to investigate health impact | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Researchers will test for levels of a family of chemicals, called PFAS, within the blood and urine of area residents, the agency said.         
How Pat Benatar inspired this Delaware native's career choice, resulting in a Grammy win | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
A professional sound engineer, Denise Barbarita has crossed paths with artists like David Bowie, Phillip Glass, The Roots and Britney Spears.         
Heroin, crack, other drugs seized in Thursday arrest in Concord | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
State police said they arrested two people Thursday for selling crack and heroin in Seaford and the Concord area.         
Banning Park death 'not suspicious,' county police say | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
New Castle County Police said the body found in Newport's Banning Park Thursday afternoon is not a suspicious death.         
Chief Justice calls prosecutors actions 'deceptive' in dropped murder case | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
The Delaware Supreme Court heard arguments in prosecutors efforts to reinstate murder charges against a Wilmington man on Tuesday.         
'Humanity is there,' says woman rescued from Tuesday's fiery I-95 crash in Delaware | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Doctors among people who helped free woman from a burning car on I-95 Tuesday. The woman in the car, Vijayalakshmi Budharaju, was released from the hospital on Friday.         
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Measles outbreaks in Washington state and Oregon emphasize the need to vaccinate your children to ensure the health of the state's most vulnerable.         
Government shutdown over, but SNAP recipients in Delaware feel lingering effects | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
An early issuance of food stamps in January during the shutdown has led to longer wait times for the next one         
Police: Man in gorilla suit breaks in home, hides under bed | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Police say a man wearing a gorilla suit broke into a Louisiana home and hid under a mattress before officers arrested him.         
Woman who died after car was submerged in pond near Townsend has been identified | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Jamie L. Powell, 35, was pronounced dead after her car veered off of Del. 1 and rolled into a pond near Willey Farms, near Townsend, police say.         
Three teens charged with rash of thefts from vehicles in Kent County | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Police arrest three teens on charges related to 16 thefts from vehicles and a burglary around Hartly and Marydel.         
Delaware Planned Parenthood intends to fight Trump's funding lock-out rule | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
The Trump administration issued its final rule to prohibit funding for clinics that provide abortions on Friday, a decision that could impact thousands of Delawareans.         
12 shot in Baltimore in 1 day, including quintuple shooting | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
One Baltimore shooting accounted for nearly half of the city's shooting victims on a single day.         
Bloom Energy officially opens, partners with JP Morgan Chase | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 22, 2019
Bloom Energy officially opens their Newark-based plant as JP Morgan chase announces partnership with Bloom to power one of their Delaware data centers. (10/16/13)         
Waiting for final Mueller report? It may be short on detail | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Robert Mueller's Russia investigation has to end with a report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump and Russian election interference could end up disappointed.         
Jussie Smollett investigation: Chicago police hold live briefing | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Chicago police are holding a briefing on their investigation of actor Jussie Smollett, accused of filing a false police report about an attack.         
Charter School of Wilmington president Sam Paoli leaving at the end of the school year | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Board Chair Derek Abbott said Paoli's contract was up for renewal this year, but that he could not comment on personnel matters.         
Boy fatally impaled by glass from shattered picture frame | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Authorities say a four-year-old boy was killed when a glass-framed photo fell from a wall at his family's Philadelphia home, spraying the room with chards that struck him in the abdomen.         
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
These people have been accused of crimes in Delaware and the surrounding area.         
'Saint of Lost Things' author focuses on Tennessee Williams and his lover in new book | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Christopher Castellani, who grew up in Price's Corner, says he found the inspiration for his latest novel two decades ago in a Kirkwood Highway used book store.         
Stabbing suspect found ex in bed with someone else before attack: Court documents | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
City police charged Najeer Watson with attempted murder five days after the Feb. 10 stabbing on West 20th Street.         
New York man faces sentencing in case that overturned Delaware's death penalty | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
A murder suspect whose case led to Delaware's death penalty being overturned by the state Supreme Court is facing sentencing after pleading guilty to manslaughter.         
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Woman pulled from car in pond near Townsend         
'Duct tape bandit' loses appeal in fatal home invasion | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Delaware's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Philadelphia man serving life in prison for killing a wheelchair-bound man in a 2015 home invasion.         
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Here's your Delaware weather forecast for Thursday February 21 into next week. 2/21/19         
Police find dead body in Banning Park | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
New Castle County police have closed with police tape Banning Park near Newport Thursday after finding a dead male.         
Law classmate sentenced to 15 years for Hockessin drug murder | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Benjamin Rauf will spend a total of 15 years in jail for the murder of Shazim Uppal.         
Fear lives in Delaware as hate activity rises around the country | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
The Southern Poverty Law Center found the same two hate groups active in Delaware as the year before.         
What's next for proposal to develop Three Little Bakers golf course? | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
New Castle County's Land Use department dealt a blow to the effort to develop the former Three Little Bakers Country Club in Pike Creek.         
New Castle County police activity in Banning Park | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Video from the scene as New Castle County police conduct an investigation in Banning Park near Newport.         
Powerball jackpot tops $300 million; Mega Millions jackpot worth $224 million | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Powerball's jackpot drawing will be Saturday, and the Mega Millions jackpot will be drawn Friday.         
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
New Castle County police have closed with police tape a portion of Banning Park near Newport Thursday and are conducting an investigation.         
Months later, Middletown police charge another in shooting of occupied car | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Middletown police say they arrested 20-year-old Philadelphia resident Marquis James on Feb. 14. The incident happened on July 1, 2018.         
Mountaire Farms reports spill of up to 1 million gallons of wastewater | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Officials say Mountaire Farms has reported an accidental discharge of up to 1 million gallons of partially treated wastewater.         
Delaware snowfall totals | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
Delaware snowfall. Data from DEOS Snow Monitoring Network.        
DOJ said in 2014 banishing panhandler from Wilmington was unconstitutional. The practice continues | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
The Department of Justice said in 2014 that it was unconstitutional to ban a panhandler from the entire city of Wilmington. So why is it still happening?         
Massage therapist kept his license after woman told police he groped her | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 21, 2019
A woman told police that her massage therapist groped her breasts. The masseur kept his license. A year later, he allegedly struck again.         
Willey Farms not rebuilding yet, but part of business open by Easter | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Willey Farms near Townsend will open its greenhouses for Easter and Mother’s Day, with plans to start rebuilding a new showroom in late spring.         
Northern Delaware hit the hardest by snow, with 3.4 inches in Hockessin so far | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
The state is expected to see between 3-6 inches, according to the National Weather Service.         
Delaware braces for a snowy Wednesday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
The state is expected to see between 3-6 inches, according to the National Weather Service.         
Police have few leads in disappearance of Wesley student a week ago | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Erick Acevedo-Palencia left his dorm room on Feb. 12 and hasn't been seen since. Police are asking for the public's help in finding him.         
Baffled Wilmington residents say City Council division 'doesn't have to be this way' | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Divisions in the City Council have frustrated residents who want more proactive action on city issues.         
The cult of Wegmans: This is why people love the grocery store so darn much | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
It started as a produce push-cart in 1916. Now Delaware's first Wegmans grocery store will open in Barley Mill Plaza in Greenville in 2022.         
SOCIAL MEDIA: Delawareans share their winter weather musings | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Follow Delawareans as they muse, frolic in or complain about this latest snow storm. Join in by using #snowDE, #stormDE.         
Man pleads guilty in killing of 14-year-old girl in rape-murder fantasy | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl, and the victim's adoptive mother has agreed to plead guilty and serve a life sentence.         
How does Delaware get rid of snow? What you need to know | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Whenever snow falls in Delaware, motorists inevitably wonder what the Delaware Department of Transportation is doing to get the roads clear again.         
General Assembly looking at 1 person, 1 vote proposals | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Today, each backlash has transformed into proposals to limit the voting power of property owners in those cities.         
Amid immigration debate, Delaware senator looks at what drives people to come to the U.S. | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Sen. Tom Carper part of congressional delegation that toured Central America in part to learn why people there are seeking asylum in the United States.         
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A 35-year-old woman was pulled from her car that rolled into a pond on Wednesday off of Del. 1 near Townsend.         
Snow blankets Delaware, shutting down government offices, schools and businesses Wednesday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Wilmington by early afternoon was doing battle with the snow.         
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Woman rescued from car in pond near Townsend         
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a "domestic terrorist" who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.        ...
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A 35-year-old woman was pulled from her car that rolled into a pond on Wednesday off of Del. 1 near Townsend. She later died from her injuries.         
Discounts available for New Castle County Lyft rides on Super Bowl weekend | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Ridesharing company Lyft is partnering with the Delaware Office of Highway Safety to offer rides valued at $15 or less between Saturday and Monday.         
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
The crowd at Pettinaro's unveiling of plans for Barley Mill Plaza seemed to agree: Wegmans is welcome at the redevelopment site. The rest of the plan received mostly positive reviews as well.         
Speed limit on I-495 reduced to 55 mph as snow picks up in Delaware | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
The state is expected to see between 3-6 inches, according to the National Weather Service.         
Some Amtrak trains delayed by snow: Helpful information for your commute | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Snow is expected to start falling today during the morning commute. The evening commute isn't expected up to be much better. Drive safely.         
Delaware's Attorney General, Governor comment on border wall lawsuit | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and Gov. John Carney comment on Delaware joining 15 other states in a lawsuit challenging the president's decision to declare a national emergency to build a border wall. 2/20/19         
Your Delaware weather forecast for February 20 | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Here's your Delaware winter weather forecast for Wednesday February 20. 2/20/19         
Speed limit on I-495 reduced to 45 mph as several crashes are reported | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
The state is expected to see between 3-6 inches, according to the National Weather Service.         
Two to four inches of snow expected in most of Delaware | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
New Castle and Kent counties will get about two to four inches of snow and sleet Wednesday. 2/20/19         
Groups want offshore drilling tests to cease during lawsuit | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling         
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
National Love Your Pet Day is celebrated on Feb. 20, 2019.         
VIDEO: DelDOT crews work through night to keep roads clear | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
DelDOT crews work through the night and continue to work as snow falls to keep major arteries clear. (02/13/14)         
Snow begins to fall in Wilmington on Wednesday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Snow begins to fall in Wilmington on Wednesday         
Delaware snowfall totals: live updates | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A winter storm is expected to bring 3-6 inches of snow to Delaware through Sunday afternoon.         
Sen. Tom Carper discusses trip to Central America, illegal immigration | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Sen. Tom Carper recently sat down with The News Journal's Editorial Board to discuss his recent trip to Central America, President Trump's decision to declare a state of emergency to build a border wall and illegal immigration. 2/20/19         
Climate change hazards: How action like Green New Deal could change Delaware's future | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A Green New Deal has been proposed to battle climate change, but what difference would it really make in flood-prone places like Southbridge?         
Unpaid restaurant bill leads to barricade situation with bow and arrow: Police | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Seaford, Delaware officers initially responded to the Grotto's Pizza on Sussex Highway after it was reported two patrons skipped out on their bill.         
Delawareans flock to Wegmans for grand opening | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Hundreds flocked to the new Wegmans in Concordville, including several Delawareans who were first in line, on Sunday morning.         
Delawares future could be shaped by climate action | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A Green New Deal has been proposed to battle climate change, but what difference would it really make in flood-prone places like South Wilmington?         
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
Some Delaware cities employ a peculiar electoral practice during a tax-raising referendum         
Jury selection set in car wash killing | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
A trial is set to begin for a man accused of fatally shooting a co-worker at a car wash in Delaware.         
Woman pulled from car submerged in water near Townsend, Del. 1 northbound closed | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 20, 2019
The investigation is in the very early stages with further details being released as they become available.         
I-95 traffic flowing again after crash, vehicle fire | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Southbound traffic on Interstate 95 if flowing again after a crash and fire just past Del 141 earlier Tuesday morning.         
72-year-old was not Seaford man's first victim: Protecting yourself from shady contractors | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Fraudulent contractors often come up with new ways to get money from unsuspecting clients. But there are ways to protect yourself.         
Ready to be $50,000 richer? Winning Powerball ticket sold at Laurel Travel Oasis | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
No one has claimed the money yet, the state lottery office confirmed Tuesday morning.         
Car fire backs up traffic on I-95 Tuesday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
A vehicle fire is causing traffic delays on I-95 South Tuesday morning.         
Hustler heist: Burglar crashes car into Oklahoma adult novelty store | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are searching for a man who crashed his car into the glass doors of an adult novelty shop, then ran inside and stole lingerie and sex toys.         
North Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
An election was marred by falsified signatures, disappearing documents and blank ballots that were filled in by people hired by the Republican candidate, North Carolina elections officials said.         
Your Delaware weather forecast for Tuesday February 19 | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Here's your Delaware weather forecast for Tuesday February 19 through the rest of the work week. 2/19/19         
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Naf Naf Grill, a Middle Eastern-themed restaurant opens in Stanton. 2/19/19         
Indian River High School threat rumors under investigation: Officials | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Rumors of a threat against Indian River High School in Dagsboro, Delaware, are are under investigation, according to police and school officials.         
Dover man arrested for having AR-15 with bump stock | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
The device that allows a rifle's recoil to cause more rapid firing became illegal in Delaware last summer.         
'Become a solid steel statue': Bizarre letter distributed in Philly creates Internet buzz | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Say what? A note, dropped in people’s mailboxes in Philly, tries to make residents aware that all the digested meat they’ve eaten is still alive in them and the only way to stop this is to become a steel statue.         
Teen shown in video being punched by officers released from custody | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
The teen shown being punched by a police officer on video was released from custody Monday night and is back home.         
Delaware Online | February 19, 2019
Raw Video: Man in wheelchair rescued from smoking home