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Gamers beware--hackers could steal your personal information | WDEL
WDEL | December 16, 2018
You know about the danger of hackers worming their way into your online accounts to grab your personal data, but did you know they can target video games?
ACLU legal director slams Wilmington anti-panhandling policy | WDEL
WDEL | December 16, 2018
The ACLU of Delaware's legal director doesn't like Wilmington's policy for dealing with panhandlers.
Alleged shoplifter still at large in Newark | WDEL
WDEL | December 16, 2018
Newark Police are still working to track down a woman they said shoplifted merchandise from one of the city's Acme markets.
Ramp closures in Wilmington, Newport and Claymont could add to the daily commute | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
Construction projects that will affect commuters the coming week.         
Saving Grace: The story of an Amish community and the fight for their children's lives | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
“Saving Grace” is based on hours of interviews with Amish families, doctors, nurses, geneticists and Anabaptist experts over the course of a year.         
Heavy rain closes roads in New Castle County | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for New Castle County early Sunday afternoon, as heavy rain continued to fall in northern Delaware.         
Man arrested for robbing three motels had just stayed at one as a guest: court documents | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
A Wilmington man arrested Thursday for robbing three motels at knifepoint was caught on camera and identified by a clerk who rented him a room Dec. 7.         
Wilmington baby who died in New York was with his stepsister and her fiancée, reports say | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
A Wilmington baby who died after found unconscious at a New York City hotel was with his stepsister and her fiancée, according to multiple reports.         
Two paramedics apply to adopt dogs after donating to Delaware Humane Association | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
Platoon IV decided to donate to the humane association for the holidays after first responders found a cat who needed a home and took it to the shelter.         
Meet the State Police sergeant that helped catch New Castle County's serial rapist | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
A State Police sergeant was recognized this week for uncovering information that led to a man's indictment as an accused serial rapist.         
Crash closes Limestone Road at Arundel Drive | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 16, 2018
A crash closed Limestone Road at Arundel Drive in Stanton shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday.         
INJURY UPDATE: Wentz ruled out for Sunday night's Eagles/Rams game | WDEL
WDEL | December 15, 2018
Carson Wentz has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams, according to the official injury report released by the team on Saturday morning.
One block of Wilmington's North King Street closed again for courthouse construction | WDEL
WDEL | December 15, 2018
Once again, one block of North King Street in Wilmington is closed Saturday for construction at the Boggs Federal Courthouse.
Wilmington man charged with three knifepoint holdups at area motels | WDEL
WDEL | December 15, 2018
A Wilmington man is behind bars, accused of three knifepoint robberies at motels in the area.
Police: Alleged shoplifter still at large in Newark | WDEL
WDEL | December 15, 2018
Newark police are still working to track down a woman they say shoplifted merchandise from one of the city's Acme markets.
UPDATE: Police identify victim in fatal crash involving pedestrian in Claymont | WDEL
WDEL | December 15, 2018
A Wilmington man struck and killed by an SUV while walking along Governor Printz Boulevard has been identified.
Volunteers shake off rain, lay wreaths to honor veterans in Delaware | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
Wreaths Across America events see plenty of volunteers despite dreary weather Saturday.         
New boots were on this homeless man's wish list, and Santa came through | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
Rodney Smith Jr., aka Santa, saw Dustin on the side of the road in Delaware and stopped to ask him what he wanted for Christmas.         
59-year-old Claymont pedestrian killed in crash | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
State police said a 59-year-old Claymont man died trying to cross Philadelphia Pike Friday when a Jeep struck him.         
Car clubs drive to Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children for a Christmastime treat | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
Local car clubs motor to Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Rockland to give sick kids a chance to check out their rides.         
Pedestrian killed on Governor Printz Friday identified | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
State police said the man killed on Governor Printz Boulevard Friday morning was 38-year-old Nicholas Weaver.         
Harrington man on foot killed in hit-and-run Friday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
State police said a passing motorist found the victim in the street.         
Iowa Poll: Biden, Sanders top early look at possible Democratic hopefuls in 2020 caucuses | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
Nearly half of poll respondents – 49 percent – say the right person to defeat Trump should be a "seasoned political hand" rather than a "newcomer."         
Wilmington man charged in knifepoint robbery of three motels | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
State police arrested and charged 52-year-old Wilmingonian James Wright for robbing the Day One Motel, Knights Inn and Days Inn.         
2 women in custody in death of 4-month-old Delaware boy at NYC hotel | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
Dominic Greene of Wilmington was found unconscious and unresponsive in the lobby of a New York hotel. Two women are expected to face charges in his death.         
A boy named Trump is honored for courage in face of bullying | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 15, 2018
A Pennsylvania nonprofit on Saturday recognized Talley Middle Schooler Joshua Trump for his courage while others have bullied him because of his name.         
Smyrna police have their own 'Superman' | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
Smyrna Police are focusing on helping low-level criminals get the help they need through a new partnership and a part-time employee they call "Superman."
Podcast  :A lifetime of dedication to scholastic performing arts is recognized in Wilmington | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
Decades of commitment to scholastic performing arts have been recognized at Saint Elizabeth High School.
The deadline to enroll for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchanges is approaching | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
Saturday is the last day to enroll for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.
Wilmington man who sold heroin to woman who overdosed gets 7.5 years in prison | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
A 58-year-old Wilmington man has received a 90-month federal prison sentence for selling heroin to a woman who later died from its use.
Speeding woman killed when vehicle leaves roadway and strikes telephone poll, tree outside Marshallton | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
An 18-year-old woman is dead and her 15-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries following a crash into a telephone pole outside Marshallton early Friday morning, New Castle County Police announced that afternoon.
Wilmington Mayor Purzycki starts fundraising, says one term is not enough to accomplish goals | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Mayor Mike Purzycki said one term is not enough time for him to "change the culture" of city government.         
Delaware's traditional Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game moves to Friday for 2019 | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
The 64th Annual DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game is moving to Friday Night Lights.
Man found guilty of setting fire to Townsend historical home after fight with daughter | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
A Townsend man was found guilty of setting his home on fire following an argument with his daughter, the Delaware Department of Justice officials.
Middletown man heading to prison for 40 years for sexually abusing child in his care for a year | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
A 30-year-old Middletown man will go to prison for 40 years for repeatedly sexually abusing a child in his care over the course of a year, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced Friday.
Ellendale man facing life in prison for murdering friend during argument | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
A 36-year-old Ellendale man who pled guilty to killing his friend is facing life in prison when sentenced, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday.
Stanton gas station robbed at gunpoint | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
A Stanton-area gas station was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to Delaware State Police.
Attempted robber fails at intimidating employee of Collins Park liquor store | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
An attempted robbery ended in failure after the employee of a liquor store near New Castle refused to comply with the robber's demands, according to Delaware State Police.
Pennsylvania man facing DUI charge following fatal Brandywine Hundred pedestrian crash | WDEL
WDEL | December 14, 2018
A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving under the influence following a fatal Brandywine Hundred-area crash early Friday morning, Delaware State Police announced later that same day.
Rehoboth Nativity scene drama: Grotto Pizza offers solution | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Grotto Pizza is offering a local church space for its Nativity scene, after Rehoboth officials ordered the creche be taken down from the bandstand.         
Civil War reenactor raises $1,300 in less than 48 hours to bring Delaware soldier's letters home | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
The collection consists of 30 letters related to Union Sgt. Abram Draper.         
Neighbors can learn more about gas leak that shut down Delaware Memorial Bride at meeting | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
The toxic gas leak near the Delaware Memorial Bridge is being investigated, and a meeting Dec. 20 may shed some light on the incident.         
Croda neighbors invited to learn more about post-Thanksgiving gas leak at meeting Dec. 20 | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Investigations regarding a toxic gas leak near the Delaware Memorial Bridge are underway, but a meeting Dec. 20 may shed some light on the incident.         
Croda now says five employees 'sought medical observation' after toxic leak | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Croda Inc. quietly sent letters to New Castle residents Monday that stated five employees were sought medical attention, despite having publicly said no injuries were reported.         
This is why doctors consider precision of medicine to be the future of health care | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
For decades, the Clinic for Special Children has been practicing a type of patient-specific medicine that health systems are now gearing up to do.         
At the Nemours Kinder Clinic, doctors take a new approach with precision medicine | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Nemours hopes the Kinder Clinic will help create a blueprint for a "perfect medical home" that offers precision medicine for all Delaware children.         
2 people hurt in crash on Christina Parkway in Newark; one vehicle rolled | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Two people were hurt in a two-car crash on Christina Parkway (Del. 4) near South College Avenue on Friday, Newark police said. One vehicle rolled.         
Rollover crash injures 1, closes Christina Parkway east lanes in Newark | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
A two-car crash has closed all eastbound traffic on Christina Parkway (Del. 4) near South College Avenue and backed up west lanes in Newark.         
Crime log: New Castle area reported nearly a dozen fraud incidents last week | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Report of crime incidents throughout Delaware from December 7-13.         
'Crime blitz' among 112 drug incidents reported in recent Delaware crime log | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | December 14, 2018
Weekly report of crime incidents throughout Delaware from November 30 and December 6.