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    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware are offering $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a man who police say shot at officers. The News Journal reported Monday that $5,000 of the reward money was recently contributed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Police are looking for Khairon Edwards,...
    Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg LVMH said Tuesday it had filed a countersuit against Tiffany in a bid to walkaway from the $16.2 billion takeover that would have been the biggest ever in the luxury industry. The suit, filed Monday in Delaware, says that LVMH "continues to have full confidence in its position that the conditions necessary to close the...
    By RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has rejected a challenge by the state Republican Party to the constitutionality of a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year’s elections. The judge on Monday denied the GOP’s request for an injunction to prevent vote-by-mail ballots from being counted...
    CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are stepping up efforts to fight gun violence in Chester and now they are getting help from Washington. People in Chester want to believe there’s a solution to ending out-of-control gun violence, but are skeptical. Delaware County has stepped up a new initiative to come at gun violence on these...
    By RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at an illegal gathering of hundreds of college students at a Delaware park. Dover Police said a 20-year-old Delaware State University student was killed and a 22-year-old man was wounded when gunfire erupted shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday...
    Delaware State University denied Joe Biden’s claim that he once attended the school, saying there are only records of him receiving an honorary degree. “I got started out of a HBCU, Delaware State,” the Democratic presidential nominee said last October in South Carolina. “Now, I don’t want to hear anything negative about Delaware...
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Division of Public Health has reported more than 100 new coronavirus in the state. The Delaware State News reported Sunday that the total number of cases is now 20,260. The good news is that there were no new deaths reported. The state's total number of coronavirus-related deaths remained at 633....
    Rams vent about wrong call on fourth-quarter penalty that cost them vs. Bills The pitfalls of lending money to family and friends Devon to Buy WPX for $2.56 Billion to Expand in Permian Shale (Bloomberg) -- Devon Energy Corp. agreed to acquire WPX Energy Inc. in a $2.56 billion all-stock deal, creating one of...
    DELAWARE State University said on Friday that Joe Biden was never a student of the historically black college after the presidential hopeful claimed he “got started” at the university. Biden made the claim during a town hall event with students at Wilson High School last October before the South Carolina Democratic primary. 2Joe Biden claimed...
    MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) — While COVID-19 has forced many changes, one thing it has not changed is outreach to fallen law enforcement officers. On Sunday in Media, the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation held its 10th annual Ride to Remember. The organization honors fallen officers in Delaware County and beyond. Money raised in the...
    Delaware State University has denied that Joe Biden has ever been a student there — despite the presidential candidate’s claim that he “got started” at the historically black college. The 77-year-old Democrat made his claim while praising historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) during a town hall event last October before the South Carolina...
    Delaware State University has denied that Joe Biden has ever been a student there — despite the presidential candidate’s claim that he “got started” at the historically black college. The 77-year-old Democrat made his claim while praising historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) during a town hall event last October before the South Carolina Democratic...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden hinted that he started his academic career at Delaware State University, a historically black college. However, Delaware State University has gone on record to say that the former vice president was never a student at the institution. Biden made the assertion while on the campaign trail...
    Delaware State University (DSU) has refuted Joe Biden’s claim that he attended the historically black institution — the latest example of Biden being caught embellishing his academic credentials. Biden made the little-noticed claim in October 2019, as he was campaigning in South Carolina: Biden claims he “got started out of an HBCU, Delaware State” when...
    Joe Biden said last year that he kicked off his academic career at Delaware State University, a historically black university, but the institution has now denied that claim.  The Washington Times reported that a spokesperson for Delaware State University said the Democratic presidential nominee was never a student at the school, but he did make two...
    By GLENN ROLFE, Delaware State News GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Generally speaking, poles stand as markers for distinct geographical points. A pole close to the heart of Sussex County isn’t geographical but serves as a reminder of humankind’s long-held hope for a peaceful world. The Georgetown Peace Pole stands outside Georgetown Presbyterian Church on North...
    DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — An investigation is underway after flames ripped through a home in Darby Borough, Delaware County. The fire broke out early Sunday morning on the third floor of the home on Golf Road. (credit: CBS3) We’re told all family members got out safely. Crews quickly placed the fire under control. No...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. Republican senators are already lining up for a swift confirmation of...
    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — The University of Delaware has announced that layoffs and other cost-cutting measures are needed to reduce a $250 million budget deficit this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The News Journal reports that the staff layoffs announced Thursday don't apply to faculty members. Other cost-cutting measures include a voluntary retirement program, staff...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden alleged on the campaign trail last year that he had jumpstarted his academic career at Delaware State University. However, according to a new report in The Washington Times, the historically Black college refutes Biden's claims. PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE COACH PREVIEWS TRUMP-BIDEN MATCHUP The director of news service for Delaware State, Carlos Holmes,...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden tried a different approach when asked what would happen if President Trump refused to accept losing the Nov. 3 general election. "Every vote in this country is going to be heard, and they'll not be stopped," Biden told MSNBC in a pre-taped interview that aired Saturday. He added, "I'm confident...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police are investigating a confrontation in which a man pointed a gun toward protesters outside a campaign rally for a Republican candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in Delaware. Lauren Witzke, the Republican challenger to Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat, said she saw a video of Thursday's incident and denounced the...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden promised earlier this month that his climate change policies will bring new jobs — “good, paying union jobs.” He has made — and broken such promises before. In 2009, Biden promised that $529 million in new Department of Energy loan guarantees to Fisker Automotive to produce electric cars in Delaware...
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — The state of Delaware has seen its 630th COVID-related death. The Delaware State News reported Thursday that a Kent County man, 65, passed away. He had a known underlying health condition and was not a resident of a long-term healthcare facility. The Delaware Division of Public Health reported that the state’s...
    These boots were made for voting. Stuart Weitzman’s limited-edition “Vote” version of the brand’s iconic 5050 boot is polling well with celebrities like Karlie Kloss, Amber Valletta and Allison Janney. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden walks out of the state building with his wife Jill, after voting in the Delaware state primary in Wilmington,...
    MIDDLETOWN, Del. (CBS) — Police say a man preyed on the kind-hearted in New Castle County. This after an acquaintance paid the man to do odd jobs in her home. He allegedly made off with thousands of dollars of her belongings. Police believe there may be more victims. It was through social media that New...
    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — University of Delaware officials announced Thursday that they are implementing a variety of cost-cutting measures because of the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Officials said that without the cost cutting, the school would be facing a $250 million gap between revenues and expenses this academic year. UD President Dennis Assanis...
    Kuhl goes 7 sharp innings as Pirates blank slumping Cubs 7-0 Companies accused of having a toxic work culture LVMH and Tiffany Dismiss Judge’s Suggestion of Talks for Now (Bloomberg) -- LVMH and Tiffany & Co. are staying away from the negotiating table even though a U.S. judge urged them to settle lawsuits over...
    By RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is weighing a request by the state Republican Party to declare a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year’s elections unconstitutional. The judge told attorneys after hearing arguments Thursday that he will issue a decision by Monday on the GOP’s...
    DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a lover of opera, and that led to a unique connection between her and a couple from Delaware County. The late justice officiated the wedding of Daryl and Jackie Freedman back in 2017. Daryl is a professional opera singer and performed at the...
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Emergency Management Agency is planning to add eight to 10 pop-up-testing sites each week that will respond to COVID outbreaks. The Delaware State News reported Tuesday that those sites will change weekly based on data from the Delaware Division of Public Health. “Our job is to try to make sure...
    Cindy McCain, wife of the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, will endorse Joe Biden over President Trump in the 2020 election, according to the Democratic presidential nominee. McCain narrated a video about her husband's bipartisan friendship with Biden and the strong ties between their two families during the Democratic convention but declined to support...
    DOVER, Del. (CBS) — Gov. John Carney says Delaware will soon have a system to track cases of the coronavirus in schools. According to the head of the Division of Health, it’s important for the state to be as transparent as possible. “As you know, the governor is requiring the schools to report when there...
    UPLAND, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County held a public flu shot clinic in Upland on Tuesday. It took place at the U.S. Army Reserve Center on West 24th Street. Flu shots will also be available there Wednesday between noon and 4:30 p.m. (credit: CBS3) You must be a resident of Delaware County, age 3 or...
    NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. (CBS) — Delaware State Police have announced the arrests of 28 individuals in connection to drug trafficking in what they’ve dubbed “Operation No Mas.” The multi-jurisdictional operation resulted in the seizure of more than 7,500 grams of fentanyl, 4,200 grams of cocaine and much more. Police say investigators received information about...
    NEWARK, Del. (CBS/AP) – Delaware State Police and the FBI have confiscated more than $5 million worth of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in what investigators called the largest fentanyl seizure in the state’s history. The two-year investigation led to the arrests of more than two dozen suspects, including Luis Renteria, a man accused of leading...
    Delaware investigators along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation say they seized enough fentanyl during a massive drug bust to kill 75 percent of the state's population of 973,764. What are the details? Delaware State Police and the FBI on Monday announced 28 arrests in connection with the drug bust, titled Operation...
              NEWARK, Delaware (AP) — Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died. He was 83. Gore, who was president of W. L. Gore & Associates for almost 25 years...
    Investigators in Delaware seized enough fentanyl to kill three-quarters of the state’s population, Delaware State Police and the FBI announced Monday. At least $5 million worth of heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl was seized from a major drug organization that had been operating in Delaware, according to ABC 6 News. Lt. Robert Jones of the Delaware...
    By Jessica DiNapoli and Tom Hals NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Delaware Chancery Court justice on Monday agreed to fast-track Tiffany & Co's lawsuit against French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH for trying to back out of its $16 billion deal to acquire the U.S. jeweler. Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights said he would set a four-day...
    In Delaware’s state legislature primaries, history is being made as three LGBTQ+ candidates advance to the general election. Eric Morrison, an openly gay man and a popular local drag queen, beat incumbent Earl Jaques Jr. in the race for the state’s House of Representatives in the 27th District. During the campaign, Morrison called out Jaques...
    DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) — A rare squirrel species is being released into a wildlife area in Delaware. The Wilmington News Journal reported Sunday that some Delmarva fox squirrels are going to placed in the Assawoman Wildlife Area in Dagsboro this month. The species was removed from the federal endangered species list in 2015. And they...
    D.C.’s executive order calling for anyone traveling to the District for nonessential activities from places deemed Covid-19 hot spots to self-quarantine has been updated with a list of 31 states it considers high-risk. The nearby states of West Virginia and Delaware were added to the list, as were Alaska, Arizona and Wyoming. The District defines...
    Delaware and West Virginia are among five states added Monday to D.C.’s list of high-risk coronavirus states. Both states are popular weekend getaway destinations for people in the D.C. area. The other three states the health department added to the list are Alaska, Arizona and Wyoming, bringing the total number of states on the self-quarantine...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Over the past week, the Delaware Valley saw a series of troubling acts of violence against police officers. The incidents spanned Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Two men are charged with the arson of a patrol car parked on the 2100 block of South Simpson Street in Southwest Philadelphia around 3:30 a.m....
    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Police identified on Sunday the five motorists who died in a pair of head-on collisions on Delaware roads during the weekend. The three who died from the two-vehicle wreck early Saturday on Old Baltimore Pike in Newark were Francisco Rodriguez, 35, of Newark; Kelvin Mwangi, 26, of New Castle; and James...
    NEWARK, DEL. - Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died. He was 83. Gore, who was president of W. L. Gore & Associates for almost 25 years and company chairman for 30 years, died on...
    NEWARK, DEL. - Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died. He was 83. Gore, who was president of W. L. Gore & Associates for almost 25 years and company chairman for 30 years, died on...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The nation is mourning the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the iconic woman who became affectionately known as “Notorious RBG.” Tributes are pouring in for the woman who broke barriers to become of the most admired legal icons of her time. Flags are flying at half-staff across the nation...