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From fledgling flotilla to superpower sub: Delaware name sails on in the Navy | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
A Virginia class submarine is set to become the seventh Navy vessel named Delaware.         
VIDEO | Smoke detector saves Stanton family | WDEL
WDEL | October 19, 2018
Fire officials say a working smoke detector alerted a Stanton family to a pre-dawn fire in their Murray Manor mobile home on Friday, October 19, 2018.
VIDEO | #GrittyLove in effect at the Great Pumpkin Carve in Chadds Ford | WDEL
WDEL | October 19, 2018
The new Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty got some love at this year's Great Pumpkin Carve in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Delaware marsh project lauded as educational tool | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
People visiting Slaughter Beach soon will have a chance to get a little closer to nature with a new marsh boardwalk and scenic overlook.         
Wilmington city council approves Salesianum deal to lease, renovate Baynard Stadium | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
Two years after plans were initially proposed, the Wilmington City Council approved Salesianum School's deal to lease and renovate the aging stadium.         
Fast tire thieves leaving vehicles on cinder blocks like a rogue NASCAR crew | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
Some communities are seeing a rise in the number of crimes done by tire thieves, who jack up cars at lightning-fast speed and leave them on cinder blocks.         
Popular Dewey restaurant Nalu expanding to Rehoboth Beach | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
Regan Derrickson of Nalu in Dewey Beach says he got the "rare opportunity" to purchase property in Rehoboth Beach for a second restaurant.         
Mega Millions lottery soars to $970 million | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is now worth a staggering $970 million after no one won Tuesday. That's the biggest jackpot in the game's history.         
Dover man charged after pointing rifle at woman, roommate, police say | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
State police said they arrested 30-year-old Lamar Dozier, who was arguing with a 20-year-old New Castle woman over what he said was stolen property.         
Delaware has its day: Newest Navy submarine named in honor of the First State | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
After nearly a century, the First State's name will grace a Navy vessel. A nuclear-powered attack submarine named after Delaware will be christened on Saturday.         
Easy ways to help Delaware's needy during the holidays | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 19, 2018
Much of the focus in holiday drives is on food, clothing and toys for the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.         
Wilmington bank robbery suspect nabbed during getaway | WDEL
WDEL | October 18, 2018
Wilmington Police announced they quickly apprehended a bank robbery suspect, within blocks of his alleged heist, on Wednesday afternoon.
Congressional debates in Newark highlighted by healthcare, guns and a heated senate race | WDEL
WDEL | October 18, 2018
The University of Delaware hosted a pair of Congressional debates for the 2018 midterms at Mitchell Hall.
New Castle County Police investigating domestic stabbing outside Wilmington | WDEL
WDEL | October 18, 2018
Two individuals were transported to an area hospital following reports of a domestic stabbing outside Wilmington, and police said they're not searching for any additional suspects or victims.
Magnolia man charged with touching girls at Caesar Rodney HS homecoming game | WDEL
WDEL | October 18, 2018
A downstate man has been accused of inappropriately touching two teenage girls at the Caesar Rodney High School homecoming game last weekend.
Delaware Lenape chief: Elizabeth Warren exploring her Native American roots isn't all bad | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
The principal chief of Delaware's Lenape Indian Tribe says Elizabeth Warren claiming Native American ancestry isn't automatically a bad thing.         
Disagreements are few, but odd, in Blunt Rochester-Walker U.S. House debate | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Republican candidate Scott Walker defended his switch on gun rights and abortion in a debate with U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester on Wednesday night.         
Delaware town's 5 police officers transition to body cameras | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Cheswold's five police officers are now sporting body cameras, having recently moved to 24-hour patrol coverage.         
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper pressed about decades-old domestic violence incident during debate | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
The U.S. Senator blasted his Republican opponent for raising the 40-year-old controversy.         
Medication-assisted treatment: What it is, who it's for, and how does it fights addiction | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Medication-assisted treatment comes in many forms, but what exactly are they and who are they best suited for?         
'What a college experience should be:' UD students, parents react to No. 1 party school ranking | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
With fall semester in full swing, UD students give their opinion on the university's No. 1 party school ranking by The Princeton Review.         
These injections can help Delawareans overcome their heroin addiction | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Opioid-blocking medication, once dismissed by state officials, is now receiving public support         
Part of Del. 1 reportedly closed after crash | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Police are on the scene of a crash on Del. 1 on Thursday morning, according to scanner reports.         
How police caught a bank robber the day of the heist | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Wilmington police arrested a 42-year-old robbery suspect Tuesday hours after he jumped over the counter at a bank, assaulted a teller, and grabbed cash from the drawer, police said.         
Two people cut during domestic incident near Elsmere Thursday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Two people were hospitalized with cuts and contusions Thursday morning after New Castle County Police answered a stabbing call at a home near Elsmere.         
East 2nd street closed after tractor-trailer crash in Wilmington | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
A tractor-trailer crashed into a light pole on East 2nd Street, closing the road Thursday afternoon.         
Christiana High School declared safe after bomb threat | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Students at Christiana High School fled the building Thursday morning because of a bomb threat, but police said the building was safe two hours later.         
Poll: How much have you spent on tickets in the most recent round of Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots? | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Poll: How much have you spent on tickets in the most recent round of Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots?         
Man who two touched teens at Caesar Rodney homecoming game arrested: police | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
58-year-old Ricky Hardy was arrested after police say he touched two teens at the Caesar Rodney homecoming football game.         
Biden: Trump 'coddles' autocrats like Kim, Putin, Saudis, but shouldn't be impeached yet | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Former Vice President Joe Biden has said President Donald Trump may not "know what he's doing" and is coddling the world's dictators.         
Find out what Joe Biden said about Trump and the Saudis, impeachment and whether he will run for president | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Trump either "doesn't know what he's doing or he has an absolutely convoluted notion" of America's leadership in the world, Biden told CBS "This Morning."         
Christiana firefighters get hero award for rescuing fire victims | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Two Christiana firefighters took home this year's Delaware's Heroic Firefighter award after they rescued three people in a fire         
Wilmington police investigating Thursday afternoon shooting | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Wilmington police are investigating a shooting on 5th and North Clayton streets.         
Raw Video: Wilmington Police on scene of North Clayton Street Shooting | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Wilmington police investigating Thursday afternoon shooting.         
Raw Video: New Castle County Police investigate stabbing call | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Two people cut during domestic incident near Elsmere Thursday         
'Party school' crown suits UD students — and parents — just fine | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
The buzz hasn't worn off from the University of Delaware's No. 1 Party School ranking in the Princeton Review.         
Multi-vehicle crash closes Del. 1 NB | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
A multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning closed the northbound lanes of Del. 1. At least one person was injured. 10/18/18         
U.S. House candidates debate | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester debated Republican outcast Scott Walker Wednesday night at the University of Delaware         
Senate candidates want your vote | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and Republican challenger Rob Arlett make closing statements at a debate Wednesday night at the University of Delaware.         
Carper's challenger raises spousal abuse incident | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Republican challenger Rob Arlett raised a decades-old spousal abuse controversy involving Sen. Tom Carper during a debate Wednesday night at the University of Delaware.         
Winning Powerball numbers: No jackpot winner, 3 win $1 million or more | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
This is starting to sound familiar: Nobody won the Powerball jackpot last night. Three tickets, however, were worth $1-2 million.         
Planned theater means Milford residents won't have to drive miles to catch a movie | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Delaware developer Arthur Helmick said a movie theater is long overdue in Milford.         
Planned movie theater means Milford residents won't have to drive miles to catch a movie | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | October 18, 2018
Delaware developer Arthur Helmick said he plans to open a nine-screen, state-of-the-art theater in Milford by end of summer 2019.         
WDEL | October 18, 2018
While both Attorney General candidates want to curb crime up and down the state, one candidate blames the other about Wilmington's problems.
Burglary suspect escapes custody at Sussex County Courthouse | WDEL
WDEL | October 17, 2018
Delaware State Police and Delaware Capitol Police are searching for a man who escaped police custody at the Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown.
Wagner appoints GOP auditor candidate Spadola to deputy position weeks before election | WDEL
WDEL | October 17, 2018
With just under three weeks until Election Day, outgoing state auditor Tom Wagner appointed the Republican candidate, who's running for the office, as his deputy.
VIDEO | Seaford special needs educator, Delaware's teacher of the year | WDEL
WDEL | October 17, 2018
Dana Bowe is a special education teacher at West Seaford Elementary and is now the Delaware Department of Education's 2019 teacher of the year.
VIDEO | Dot Foods to make its mark in Delaware | WDEL
WDEL | October 17, 2018
With facilities in Maryland and New York, a Midwest food distributor was looking for another regional location. Why did Dot Foods settle upon Delaware?
UPDATE | Is it a wolf?  Is it dog? Whatever it is, it's been caught in Brandywine Hundred | WDEL
WDEL | October 17, 2018
A domesticated animal that resembles a wolf has been found in Brandywine Hundred and reunited with its owner, according to New Castle County Police.
Man arrested in Ogletown shooting | WDEL
WDEL | October 17, 2018
The triggerman wanted in connection with a shooting in Ogletown Tuesday turned himself in overnight, according to New Castle County Police.