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Whales off the coast: Humpbacks are just one of many mysterious marine mammals | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
Water lovers in Bethany Beach have been treated to a rare sight of humpback whales on the horizon. But they are not the only large marine mammal known to frequent the Delaware coast.         
Attempted armed hit of Hockessin Wawa remains under investigation | WDEL
WDEL | August 15, 2018
A convenience store in Hockessin was nearly robbed early Tuesday morning, Delaware State Police reported later that night.
A 92-year-old woman is attacked in the parking lot of the Tri-State Mall | WDEL
WDEL | August 15, 2018
An elderly woman is shoved from behind and has her purse stolen in the Tri-State Mall parking lot.
Delaware parents clip coupons, shop deals to save on back-to-school supplies | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
Back-to-school shopping can set families back as much as $600 to $1,400 per child, but Delaware parents say it depends on where and how you shop.         
News Journal to host debate in U.S. Senate primary election | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
Sen. Tom Carper and his primary challenger, Kerri Evelyn Harris, will debate.         
Armed man fails to rob Hockessin Wawa, state police say | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
An attempted robbery at a Hockessin Wawa left a would-be thief fleeing empty handed, police say.         
Wilmington man indicted for attempting to murder police officer | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
A Wilmington man has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after reversing a car toward a cop.         
Whales delight Delaware beachgoers | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
Some beachgoers have been delighted to find themselves in the right place at the right time this summer as graceful humpback whales breach the water’s surface along Delaware’s coastline. But these massive marine mammals are not the only whale species known to swim by t...
Old Farmer's Almanac issues winter predictions for Delaware | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 15, 2018
The Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting a warm and wet winter for Delaware this year. 8/15/18         
Report details sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania's Catholic Church | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
A new grand jury report says that internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania show that more than 300 "predator priests" have been credibly accused of sexually abusing more than 1,000 child victims.
New Castle truck driver goes for national title | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
Lyndsay Nonnenmocher isn't originally from Delaware nor does he live in the First State but will be aiming to bring gold back to New Castle.
Flood damage at White Clay Creek State Park calls for some closures | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
White Clay Creek State Park has sustained flood damage from Monday morning's heavy rain.
VIDEO | Concerned about concussion? Here's what to look for | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
Would you know how to spot a concussion? That may be important as a new school year starts up.
Crash outside UK Houses of Parliament treated as terror incident: police | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
A car crashed into security barriers outside the UK's Houses of Parliament during rush hour Tuesday morning, injuring several people in what police are treating as a terrorist incident.
'Don't count us out': Delaware GOP pledges to put up 'strong' candidate for AG | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
The Delaware Republican Party pledges to come up with a strong candidate for attorney general after their previous candidate withdrew from the race.
Police searching for woman they say is part of duo connected to burglaries throughout Kent County | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help locating a woman wanted in connection to multiple burglaries throughout Kent County.
Who's donating to New Castle County Council primary races? | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
Developers are some of the biggest spenders on incumbents in primaries for New Castle County Council with many of them dependent on those council members' votes to have their various land development projects passed.
VIDEO | 'Our youth are at risk': human trafficking symposium identifies risks, explores solutions | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
A new school year is about to start up, but is human trafficking on your mind?Perhaps it should be.
8 people dead from suspected overdoses in Delaware in just 4 days | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
Eight people have died in four days from suspected overdoses, prompting a warning from Delaware health officials Tuesday.
Trump calls Omarosa a 'dog' in latest attack on ex-aide | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the White House, as a "dog."
The first professional fantasy football league boasts a tech twist | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
A serial entrepreneur wants to create the world's first professional fantasy football league, and he thinks the blockchain -- yes, the blockchain -- is the best way to keep everyone honest as they compete for real money.
VIDEO | Cranston Heights ambulance overturns near Marshallton | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
A Cranston Heights ambulance overturned in a crash near Marshallton, sending three people to the hospital.
Hilltop gunfire becomes Wilmington's 50th shooting this year | WDEL
WDEL | August 14, 2018
A young man was injured during late night gunfire in Wilmington's Hilltop neighborhood on Monday.
How many tacos can you eat in two minutes? Delaware Taco Fest intends to find out. | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Taco Tuesday is Taco Saturday for one weekend each year in Wilmington. The Delaware Taco Festival returns to Frawley Stadium on Saturday afternoon.         
Residents of Smyrna's Bon Ayre community are getting amenities they don't want | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Residents of Smyrna's Bon Ayre manufactured home community don't want to pay for amenities they didn't ask for and really don't want.         
Drug fatalities spike in Delaware: 8 deaths in 4 days from suspected overdoses | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
The deaths, which began Friday, doubled the number of people who have died so far this month.         
Videos show floods swamping interstate, carrying away cars in Mid-Atlantic | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Serious flooding has hit the East Coast from what the National Weather Service says is a stalled rain system.         
Judge orders home boarded up as criminal nuisance after reports of drug, gun crimes | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
A house near Selbyville that has been the site of multiple drug crimes and police calls since 2014 has been boarded up, according to the state.         
DSP, AG still reviewing fatal trooper-bicyclist collision | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
State investigators haven't yet announced conclusions regarding the death of a suspect on a bike who collided with a trooper's car in late June.         
Kidnapping, rape charges filed after domestic incident, suspect sought | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
A Millsboro man is wanted on kidnap and strangulation charges in connection with a domestic incident.         
Anticipated opening of Middletown Steak 'n Shake getting a lot of attention | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
After more than a year in the planning and construction stages, a new Steak n Shake restaurant is opening soon in Middletown.         
Police arrest one sibling in burglary case, looking for another | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Millington, Maryland, resident Destiny Thomas is wanted for burglaries around Hartly, Clayton and Dover.         
Driver ran into ambulance with lights, sirens on, police say | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
A driver was cited after running into an ambulance with its lights and sirens activated, state police said.         
Ambulance hit, overturned in Tuesday morning crash | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
The ambulance had with its lights and sirens activated, state police said, but a motorist later cited for inattentive driving hit it.         
19-year-old shot in Wilmington Monday night | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Officers responded to N. Lincoln Street around 11:30 p.m. for a shooting, but police said they learned there the victim already was at the hospital.         
Superintendent accused in feces on track to receive $100,000 | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
The New Jersey superintendent who resigned after being accused of defecating on another school's track will receive more than $100K from his district.         
Comcast’s $10 internet for low-income Americans is exploding in popularity | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Nearly 6 million users nationwide take advantage of Comcast's Internet Essentials.         
Education reporter Jessica Bies goes back-to-school shopping at Staples | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Education reporter Jessica Bies picks up school supplies on the list for Everett Meredith Middle School in Middletown.         
Human trafficking in Delaware | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 14, 2018
Yolanda Schlabach, executive director of Zo Ministries Inc., talks in February 2018 about human trafficking in Delaware.         
Laurel woman, 18, killed in Sunday crash identified | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 13, 2018
The 18-year-old Laurel woman investigators believe died in a high-speed crash Sunday morning was Miranda Daugherty, according to state police.         
VIDEO | Morning deluge leads to flooding, traffic hassles and rescues | WDEL
WDEL | August 13, 2018
Creeks and streams overflowed their banks and numerous traffic lanes and intersections were covered with high water following early morning storms in New Castle County Monday.
DE Post 1 records shutout to earn spot in American Legion World Series | WDEL
WDEL | August 13, 2018
Jack Dubecq connected on a grand slam, and Chris Ludman threw a 1-hit shutout as Delaware Post 1 defeated host Leesburg, Virginia 10-0 to win the 2018 American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional.
Poll says Americans are roughly evenly split on whether states can secede | WDEL
WDEL | August 13, 2018
Americans appear to be evenly divided on the question of allowing states to secede from the Union, according to a recent poll.
Czech model is latest famous mom to turn parenting into a business venture | WDEL
WDEL | August 13, 2018
Czech model Carolina Kurkova is the latest celebrity mom to see the business potential in parenthood.
Prosecutor overrules sheriff, charges Florida man with Delaware ties in 'stand your ground' case | WDEL
WDEL | August 13, 2018
Michael Drejka, who fatally shot Markeis McGlockton after McGlockton shoved him in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot, has been charged with manslaughter, officials said Monday.
Delaware hospitals' newest diagnosis: Human trafficking | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 13, 2018
Delaware hospitals are working together to create universal screening questions so doctors and nurse can better identify victims of human trafficking.         
Cape Henlopen shows 'lack of urgency' in hiring more minority teachers, group says | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 13, 2018
A letter was sent out Monday by a local group not satisfied Cape Henlopen School District's efforts to address hiring more minority teachers.         
Independent or not? Fundraising numbers correspond to how auditor candidates see the office | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 13, 2018
Fundraising totals for three Democratic candidates running for state auditor this year are reflective of their own individual philosophies.         
Dogs surrendered by Georgetown backyard breeder ready for adoption at local SPCA | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 13, 2018
Matted coats, infected eyes and tumors were just some of the medical issues plaguing dogs surrendered from a Georgetown breeder.         
Republican candidate quits high-profile Delaware race | Delaware Online
Delaware Online | August 13, 2018
Decision could mean Democratic primary will decided next attorney general