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Delaware General Assembly passes paid parental leave | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
Paid parental leave is only a governor's signature away from becoming legal in Delaware.
VIDEO | The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival celebrates 30 years | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
The 30th annual duPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast, had hundreds swaying in their seats to a variety of smooth jazz music Wednesday.
Ex-Smyrna HS teacher, coach sentenced for trying to have sex with teen | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
A former Smyrna High School teacher and coach is heading to prison for trying to have sex with a child.
Budget passes in Delaware State Senate, now heads to House | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
The Delaware state Senate has passed a budget--more than one week ahead of the legislative deadline in a major change from last year.
VIDEO | Local landmark to reappear this fall | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
It's currently hidden under a shroud of construction cloth and scaffolding, but in just a few months, the iconic carillon tower next to A.I. duPont Hospital for Children will reappear better than ever.
VIDEO |  America's oldest Brewery rolling out new brew, campaign with help of 6th generation brewers | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
Big things are headed to Delaware and around the world from the brick buildings nestled in deep in Pennsylvania along the Schuylkill River.
Flying Hot Dog Strikes Woman in the Face During Phillies Game | WDEL
WDEL | June 21, 2018
Phillies fan Kathy McVay continues to recover from a black eye she suffered while watching the team play against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. Yet it wasn’t a foul ball that caused her injury.
What does summer weather 2018 have in store for Delmarva? | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 21, 2018
Delmarva can expect a wet and warm summer, according to the National Weather Service.         
Immigrant children: US has split up families throughout its history | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 21, 2018
Some critics of the forced separation of children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. has split up families, or detained children.         
The News Journal obituaries for June 19 | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Here are the obituaries currently appearing in the News Journal.         
Jewelry stolen from Dover home | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Dover police said someone forced entry into a home in the 300 block of Mifflin Road and took several pieces of jewelry.         
VIDEO | Beaver Valley public hearing opposition targets developers' plan deficiencies, potential renters | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
A public hearing in regards to a Planned Redevelopment District (PRD) application ran for just under three hours just above the state line in Concord Township, PA.
Newark referendum passes allowing city to move forward with development of Rodney Dorm site | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
Residents in Newark overwhelmingly pass a referendum which includes the city being able to move forward with the former Rodney dorm site.
Former youth ice hockey coach pleads guilty to sexually abusing pair of Delaware boys | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
A former youth ice hockey coach facing charges of sexually abusing children in Delaware and New Jersey pled guilty Tuesday to abusing two victims here.
Pair strikes woman, 61, in head with bat, kicks her in stomach at Newark bus station | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
Two individuals have been arrested for pushing a 61-year-old Middletown woman to the ground at a Newark bus station, striking her in the head with a baseball bat, and kicking her in the stomach multiple times, Newark Police said Tuesday.
Newark man charged with spraying chemical at, punching patrons in McDonald's | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
A 62-year-old Newark man allegedly sprayed several patrons in a city fast food establishment with a "disabling chemical spray" following an altercation with a woman and then her boyfriend.
Poore reiterates she's pro-choice, Richardson apologizes for 'mischaracterizing' bill sign-off | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
State Sen. Nicole Poore (D-New Castle) clarified her motivation behind signing out of committee an anti-abortion bill, and one of her colleagues has apologized for misrepresenting her views.
Wordless: Wilmington Scrabble Club gets a visit from national Scrabble champion | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
For most, Scrabble is a board game played at the kitchen table with friends and family--but for others it is an intense game that gets the adrenaline going and involved years of word development and practice.
VIDEO | 'It's time': Representative Helene Keeley explains her decision to retire after 22 years in Dover | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
Like most election years, Representative Helene Keeley waited until May to officially file for re-election, choosing a time on or near her birthday.
VIDEO | 'It's going to be fabulous': Harley-Davidson to relocate from New Castle to Middletown | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
Thousands of drivers see it every day. A towering sign beckons motorcyclists to Rommel's Harley-Davidson in New Castle.
Florida man caught after leading Maryland, Delaware police on multiple pursuits | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
A Florida man led three different jurisdictions of police on pursuits through their respective coverage areas before ultimately being apprehended, Delaware State Police detailed Thursday.
VIDEO | Beaver Valley preservationists oppose major new development | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
A public hearing on the redevelopment in the coveted Beaver Valley just over the state line in Concord Township, Pennsylvania, brought out fierce opposition.
The 411 on 311 in Wimington | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
If calling the city of Wilmington to get help with a problem has left you long on waits and short on patience, the mayor says they're trying to change that.
VIDEO | 'It's time': Keeley explains her decision to retire after 22 years in Dover | WDEL
WDEL | June 20, 2018
Like most election years, state Rep. Helene Keeley waited until May to officially file for re-election, choosing a time on or near her birthday.
What the Frylus? McDonald's giving away free 'Frylus' selfie accessories Thursday | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
With the purchase of a Quarter Pounder Thursday, get a free "Frylus" at more than 2,000 McDonald's locations nationwide. The giveaway is part of National Selfie Day.         
Belvedere double homicide: People need to 'step up' and help solve, NCCo Police Chief says | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
"There's a whole bunch of people that’s angry and it’s time for the community, for people with the information to step up," NCCo Police Chief said.         
Mass incarceration, judicial racial disparities dominate Democrat's campaign for attorney general | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
A rare primary for the Democrat's nomination for Attorney General has social justice advocates clamoring for justice reform.         
With Mike Pence in Philly, thousands protest separating families at U.S. border | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Thousands protested in Philadelphia Tuesday, while Vice President Mike Pence appeared nearby at a fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association         
Delaware Legislature approves 12-week paid family leave for state workers | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Delaware is one of only eight states that offer the benefit to state workers         
New Castle County Vo-Tech summer camp introduces middle schoolers to construction work | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
New Castle County Vo-Tech School District's Build Your Future! Construction Technologies Camp introduces middle schoolers to construction fields.         
High speed internet could come to rural Sussex County as officials approve funding | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Sussex County approved its fiscal year 2019 budget on Tuesday, which includes a continuing effort to expand internet access in rural areas.         
High speed internet could come to rural Sussex County as officials consider funding | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Sussex County officials will hold a public hearing on a proposed budget, which includes a continuing effort to expand internet access in rural areas.         
After indictment, shooting victim's mother finds little relief | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
An indictment came down Tuesday in the Dec. 27 killing of Antoine Terry, but his family still is grappling with their loss.         
Court upholds conviction of Delaware's medical marijuana Robin Hood | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Jessica Andreavich, also known as the Robin Hood of Delaware's medical marijuana community, has been convicted of illegally selling medical marijuana.         
Newark residents overwhelmingly approve $27.6 million to fund Rodney stormwater project | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
All four questions on the city's referendum passed Tuesday. Newark can now borrow up to $27.6 million for multiple projects.         
Paramedic meets woman he delivered 21 years later | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Jessica Fogal and her parents reconnected with Senior Cpl. Thomas Murphy Tuesday morning to thank him on his years of service as he prepares to retire.         
Delaware Hunting: State says leasing land could help 'deer problem,' hunters aren't so sure | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
State officials say privately leasing public land may be a new way of managing a deer population that some say has gotten out of control.         
20 Delaware State Teacher of the Year finalists named | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Twenty educators have been named Teacher of the Year at their individual school districts and are now in the running for 2019 State Teacher of the Year.         
Uber for packages: Delaware's DeliveryCircle will remain in state | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
The Newark, Delaware delivery service company has grown to servicing 5,000 zip codes and is rapidly expanding.         
Unconscious man trapped in basement, saved in Claymont fire | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Firefighters saved a man after he tried to put out a couch fire in his home in Radnor Green Tuesday afternoon.         
In new partnerships, Sussex council seeks to protect farmland, clean up county | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Two partnerships recently announced by Sussex County Council could help preserve farmland and address the county's illegal dumping problem.         
Beau the baby giraffe born at Philadelphia Zoo | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
There's a new baby at the Philadelphia Zoo, and it's an enormous one.         
2 arrested after McDonald's dispute escalates to punches, chemical spray, police say | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Two men have been charged after a fight Sunday in a Newark McDonald's where a man deployed chemical spray, according to police.         
Florida man arrested when he abandoned car, fled on foot after multi-state chase: Police | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
A 26-year-old from Florida was arrested Tuesday after a high-speed chase in a stolen car crossed state lines from Maryland, police say.         
Stop N Go Taco joins Rehoboth's culinary scene | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Stop N Go Taco is Rehoboth Beach's newest Mexican eatery, serving up authentic Veracruz staples like tacos, tortas and quesadillas.         
Driver eludes police after 100-mph chase on I-95 | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
The motorist escaped into Maryland after police broke off the chase for safety reasons, authorities said.         
Woman attacked with bat, kicks at DART hub | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Newark police said two people they recognized from previous encounters beat a 61-year-old woman with a bat.         
Family grieves for murdered son denied second chance | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Erica Barnes and Helen Charlton grieve for Antoine Terry. Terry's accused killer, Shaheed Matthews, was indicted Tuesday.         
Middle School students enjoy working with their hands at summer camp | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
New Castle County middle schoolers in 6th and 7th grades learn technical skills at the Build Your Future! Construction Technologies Camp held at Delcastle Technical High.         
Delaware puts public land to bid in new deer management program | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | June 20, 2018
Delaware officials have proposed leasing more than 800 acres of Redden State Forest to private hunting clubs to curb the deer population in Sussex County.