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VIDEO | Christina School Board 'gut punched' by state | WDEL VIDEO | Christina School Board 'gut punched' by state
The Christina School Board and the state are at a stalemate on a Memorandum of Understanding that seeks to consolidate schools in the district.
WDEL | December 13, 2017
VIDEO | Christina School Board 'gut punched' by state's MOU response | WDEL VIDEO | Christina School Board 'gut punched' by state's MOU response
The Christina School Board and the state are at a stalemate on the Memorandum of Understanding.
WDEL | December 13, 2017
Talley Middle apologizes after 6th graders asked to draw mug shot of drug addict | WDEL Talley Middle apologizes after 6th graders asked to draw mug shot of drug addict
A controversial health assignment has some parents in the Brandywine School District up in arms.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Newark man, 69, gives suspect in need a drink of water and has his house invaded and robbed as thanks | WDEL Newark man, 69, gives suspect in need a drink of water and has his house invaded and robbed as thanks
A 69-year-old man answered a knock at his door and gave a man a drink, and, in return, has his home invaded and robbed, Newark Police said Tuesday.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race | WDEL Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race
Democrat Doug Jones has won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Alabama special Senate race now in hands of voters | WDEL Alabama special Senate race now in hands of voters
Alabama voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Alabama's special Senate election and faced two choices: Either continue the "Trump miracle" in Washington or allow "decency" to prevail back home.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
A cold night | Wilmington shelter opens with Code Purple declaration | WDEL A cold night | Wilmington shelter opens with Code Purple declaration
A shelter for the homeless from the cold will be open Tuesday night in Wilmington, where a Code Purple warning has been issued.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Bethany Beach on track to ban tents and canopies, with support from public survey | Delaware Online Bethany Beach on track to ban tents and canopies, with support from public survey
Bethany Beach will draft an ordinance that would make it the third Delaware beach town to ban tents and canopies.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
UPDATE | Wilmington Police investigating Sunday shooting | WDEL UPDATE | Wilmington Police investigating Sunday shooting
Details were developing while an investigation continued for a shooting at West 3rd and Rodney streets in Wilmington.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Chicken truck crash closes road, causes power outages | Delaware Online Chicken truck crash closes road, causes power outages
A crash west of Felton involving a tractor trailer carrying chickens has knocked out power to area residents and is causing traffic problems.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Jersey Mike's opening this week in Christiana | Delaware Online Jersey Mike's opening this week in Christiana
Jersey Mike's Subs opens its Christiana location this week and is offering free subs and donating money for charity.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Delmarva Power teams with Delaware company to provide employment for adults with autism | Delaware Online Delmarva Power teams with Delaware company to provide employment for adults with autism
Delmarva Power and The Precisionists are partnering on an innovative program that will provide employment to local adults with autism         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Georgetown man faces 6th DUI: Police | Delaware Online Georgetown man faces 6th DUI: Police
Lance Perry, 41, of Georgetown was arrested in Millsboro early Tuesday and charged with his sixth DUI offense.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
With Bloom, electricity regulator shifts green energy hurdles | Delaware Online With Bloom, electricity regulator shifts green energy hurdles
Electricity regulators voted to include the cost of power produced by Bloom Energy's natural gas fuel cells into a renewable energy spending cap.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Israeli Ambassador meets with Jewish Federation of Delaware | Delaware Online Israeli Ambassador meets with Jewish Federation of Delaware
Israel's Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer spoke to the Jewish Federation of Delaware Monday night at the Hotel du Pont.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Code purple weather advisory issued for Wilmington | WDEL Code purple weather advisory issued for Wilmington
The city of Wilmington has issued a weather warning of temperatures reaching a low of 21 degrees with wind gusts up to 35 mph.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Cold snap may leave you hot under the collar if your vehicle won't start | WDEL Cold snap may leave you hot under the collar if your vehicle won't start
It's still technically late fall, but winterlike temperatures are setting in across Delaware for the middle of the week - and these conditions could take a toll on your vehicle.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Top stories Tuesday December 12 | Delaware Online Top stories Tuesday December 12
Here are some of the top stories on our website for Tuesday December 12th.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Man grabs woman from behind, holds knife to her throat while robbing her outside Bear | WDEL Man grabs woman from behind, holds knife to her throat while robbing her outside Bear
A 32-year-old woman was robbed east of Bear over the weekend when a man approached her from behind and held a knife to her throat, Delaware State Police said Tuesday.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
WDEL's Road Scholar: DelDOT's Snow & Ice Maintenance Program needs a few new recruits | WDEL WDEL's Road Scholar: DelDOT's Snow & Ice Maintenance Program needs a few new recruits
Already on the precipice of the winter months, several inches of snow fell across Delaware last weekend, spurring the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) resources into action.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Act of hospitality repaid with robbery | Delaware Online Act of hospitality repaid with robbery
After offering a drink to a man who knocked on his door, police said a Newark resident would see that man minutes later as he returned to rob him.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Knife to throat, New Castle woman robbed of cash | Delaware Online Knife to throat, New Castle woman robbed of cash
Delaware State Police couldn't get a decent description of the attacker because he'd come up behind her, grabbed her and stuck the knife to her throat         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Bank robbery suspects had 'large amount of cash' in plain view | Delaware Online Bank robbery suspects had 'large amount of cash' in plain view
Police were tipped off to the suspects' location and caught them with a traffic stop.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Study says men aren't wimps about the flu after all | Delaware Online Study says men aren't wimps about the flu after all
According to a researcher, that men may be moaning and groaning so much because they actually are affected more severely by influenza.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Wilmington police leadership to get three years of pay raises | Delaware Online Wilmington police leadership to get three years of pay raises
Wilmington police captains and inspectors are set to get 2 percent raises under a new agreement made with the mayor, pending city council approval.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Car wrecks jumped when the snow fell, and more is on the way | Delaware Online Car wrecks jumped when the snow fell, and more is on the way
The number of car accidents spiked predictably over the weekend as 4-6 inches of snow blanketed Delaware between Friday evening and Sunday afternoon.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
Early morning fire displaces 12 Wilmingtonians | Delaware Online Early morning fire displaces 12 Wilmingtonians
It was just before 2:30 a.m. when Wilmington firefighters on C Platoon were altered to the fire at 210 North Franklin Street.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
VIDEO | Residents in and around Claymont voice their concerns about opioid abuse | WDEL VIDEO | Residents in and around Claymont voice their concerns about opioid abuse
Like many throughout the state, Claymont residents are worried about the opioid crisis.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Felton feathers: chicken truck overturns, knocks out power for area residents | WDEL Felton feathers: chicken truck overturns, knocks out power for area residents
A tractor trailer hauling chickens near Felton early Tuesday overturned and spilled its load, Delaware State Police reported later that morning.
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Out-of-state unruly fans force cancellation of MOT youth football tournament | Delaware Online Out-of-state unruly fans force cancellation of MOT youth football tournament
A decision by MOT Youth Football to cancel the organization's second elite regional tournament this weekend was made because fans' verbal abuse.         
Delaware Online | December 12, 2017
'Do you need to call your mommy?' | WDEL 'Do you need to call your mommy?'
"Who do you think you are?" "Just answer the phone." "I overestimated you." "I'm so over these deaths."
WDEL | December 12, 2017
Newark bank robbery suspects in custody | Delaware Online Newark bank robbery suspects in custody
Details still are emerging about the incident, but Newark Police said the TD Bank at 230 East Delaware Avenue was robbed just before 1 p.m.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
House fire in Bear Monday afternoon ruled accidental | WDEL House fire in Bear Monday afternoon ruled accidental
A home on Roberta Circle, in the Porter Square development, had flames shooting from the residence around 3:30 Monday afternoon.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
Eagles' Pederson confirms Wentz is out with torn left ACL | WDEL Eagles' Pederson confirms Wentz is out with torn left ACL
Eagles coach Doug Pederson has confirmed that star quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss rest of the season and playoffs.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
3 UD students robbed at gunpoint while walking through campus | WDEL 3 UD students robbed at gunpoint while walking through campus
Three 19-year-old University of Delaware students were robbed at gunpoint Saturday night as they walked through campus, Newark Police announced Monday.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
VIDEO | Edgemoor girl whose walker was stolen for scrapping gets new one | WDEL VIDEO | Edgemoor girl whose walker was stolen for scrapping gets new one
An Edgemoor girl with cerebral palsy who had her walker stolen from her front yard got some new wheels.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
Southbound Del. 1 lanes open after crash cleared | Delaware Online Southbound Del. 1 lanes open after crash cleared
A crash had the right and center lanes of southbound Del. 1 closed.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Before the vote: Side-by-side comparison of Wilmington schools agreement | Delaware Online Before the vote: Side-by-side comparison of Wilmington schools agreement
The Christina school board has until Tuesday to consider the latest draft of an agreement with Gov. John Carney and state Education Department.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Top stories for Monday, Dec. 11 | Delaware Online Top stories for Monday, Dec. 11
Top stories for Monday, Dec. 11         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
A gift you don't want: Delaware confirms 46 cases of the flu | Delaware Online A gift you don't want: Delaware confirms 46 cases of the flu
Delaware has confirmed 46 cases of the flu this season, state health officials said.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
The do's and don'ts of holiday tipping | WDEL The do's and don'ts of holiday tipping
Ever wonder how much you should be tipping this holiday season? WDEL has your answers.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
Dagsboro men charged for church, business burglaries | Delaware Online Dagsboro men charged for church, business burglaries
Two Dagsboro men are in custody on charges related to burglaries of local businesses and churches which police said occurred over a month time frame.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Juvenile from Bear charged with stealing car | WDEL Juvenile from Bear charged with stealing car
A 16-year-old juvenile from Bear was charged Sunday with stealing a car, New Castle County Police announced Monday.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
16-year-old boy killed in trooper-involved shooting identified | Delaware Online 16-year-old boy killed in trooper-involved shooting identified
16-year-old fatally shot by state police has been identified as Juliun Pitcher.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Teen driving stolen car arrested in Newark | Delaware Online Teen driving stolen car arrested in Newark
The car was reported stolen on Dec. 3 from the 8000 block of Rodin Court.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Rodney Square bus route foes seek last-minute reprieve | Delaware Online Rodney Square bus route foes seek last-minute reprieve
Gov. Carney will discuss the importance of reroute buses away from Rodney Square with those opposed to the moves, which start Dec. 17.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Mobile home rent disputes spark anger, proposals for new laws | Delaware Online Mobile home rent disputes spark anger, proposals for new laws
A mobile home rent dispute is one of a growing number in Sussex County that have occurred as the housing market along the inland bays has boomed.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
House fire in Bear ruled accidental | WDEL House fire in Bear ruled accidental
A fire at a home in the Porter Square development in Bear Monday has been declared "accidental" by the Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office.
WDEL | December 11, 2017
Israeli ambassador: Trump's Jerusalem action a Israeli ambassador: Trump's Jerusalem action a "major diplomatic victory"
Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., defended Trump's record on the Jewish state to members of the Jewish Federation of Delaware.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017
Bear house fire had 'flames shooting' | Delaware Online Bear house fire had 'flames shooting'
A residential fire in Bear caused over $150,000 in damage Monday afternoon.         
Delaware Online | December 11, 2017