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  • Delaware given 2,000 heroin overdose kits

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Thousands of opioid overdose-reversal drug devices have been donated to Delaware high school nurses, paramedics, police departments and addiction treatment centers. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services announced Wednesday…

  • University of Delaware football player charged with assault

    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on the school’s football team has been charged with assault following a locker room incident involving a teammate. Officials say Jerel Harrison allegedly…

  • Man who left work custody in 2005 apprehended

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police say two work release offenders, including one dating back almost 10 years ago, have been taken into custody after failing to return to the Sussex County Community Correction Center. The…

  • Church to pay $457,000 to family of slain worker

    MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — A church will pay $467,000 as part of a settlement in a lawsuit the family of a slain worker filed. The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/1dILYhO ) reports the body of…

  • Del. judge declines to toss suit against ex-Md. principal

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has declined to dismiss a lawsuit against a former Maryland church school principal serving 18 years in prison for child sex abuse. Forty-four-year-old Lowell S.R. Litten Jr. pleaded…

  • Man extradited from Maryland to Delaware for murder trial

    GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A man charged in the rape and murder of a mother of three whose body was found in Maryland has been extradited to Delaware. Thirty-one-year-old Matthew Burton of Dagsboro, Delaware, is…

  • Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens’ Delaware home

    By KEN THOMAS and RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press   WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) _ Multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday night, the U.S. Secret Service…

  • Hearing in Reynolds-Lorillard merger lawsuit cancelled

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has cancelled a hearing in a lawsuit challenging the planned $25 billion merger of cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. No reason was given for the…

  • Winds take down trees, power lines in Delaware

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Gusty winds have taken down trees, causing power outages in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Delmarva Power reported more than 2,000 customers had lost electricity on Sunday morning. The outages were…

  • All lanes of damaged Delaware bridge re-open

    Delaware transportation officials say a bridge on a key East Coast interstate has fully re-opened after it was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting.

  • Damaged Delaware bridge on I-495 partially reopens

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware transportation officials have partially reopened a bridge on a key East Coast interstate that was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting. Officials said southbound lanes of…

  • Shark bites teen off Delaware coast

    A teen boy was bitten by a shark Monday off Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.

  • Dogfish Head expanding in Delaware, beyond

    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is expanding its presence in southern Delaware and is adding to the number of states where its beer is distributed. The Daily Times (http://delmarvane.ws/1lgdMtE ) reports…

  • After bridge closes, Delaware inspects all spans

    RANDALL CHASE Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s transportation secretary ordered immediate inspections of major bridges in the state on Thursday to see if they might have any problems similar to an interstate bypass…

  • Seaside Country Store: The most unusual store on the shore

    Visitors heading to the Eastern Shore looking for souvenirs and beach house decor might try stopping at a place that\’s just outside Ocean City.