Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting Incident- Dover

Dover- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early this morning and left one man wounded.

The incident occurred on February 28, 2021, at approximately 12:49 a.m., when troopers were dispatched to Oasis Hookah Lounge located 4115 North DuPont Highway, Dover, in reference to a shooting.…

Rats No Longer Thought To Be Responsible For Bubonic Plague

(PCM) New research has now been uncovered that reveals that the fleas on black rats that were initially thought to have caused the bubonic plague many not necessarily be at fault. read more

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Delaware State Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing Smyrna Woman – Smyrna

Smyrna – Delaware State Police Troop 9 is issuing a Gold Alert for 28-year-old Shannon Muscheck of Smyrna. Shannon was last seen on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at approximately 7:45 p.m. on foot in the Smyrna area.  Attempts to contact Shannon have been unsuccessful and there is a concern for her safety and wellbeing.…

Gov. Carney, DPH Prepare For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following FDA Emergency Use Authorization Approval

DOVER (Feb. 27, 2021) – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) are preparing for a shipment as early as next week of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Janssen COVID-19 vaccine that was granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the U.S.…

Delaware State Police S.O.A.R. Searching for Wanted Sex Offender- Dover

Dover – Delaware State Police Sex Offender Apprehension and Registration Unit (S.O.A.R) is currently looking for the following wanted sex offender after he either failed to register or re-register his current address. If anyone knows the location of this subject, they are asked to call 302-672-5306.…

Homeless Sex Offender Notification- Dover

Dover– The following subjects are not wanted. This is a Homeless Sex Offender Public Notification. If you have information that the listed subjects are occupying a residence, please call 302-672-5306. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at  http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County and Henrietta Johnson Medical Center.…

Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County and Henrietta Johnson Medical Center.…

SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program

Press release from Small Business Administration

WASHINGTON – Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses.

New Regulation Requirements Aimed at Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Effective Sept. 1

Taking aim at greenhouse gases and accelerating the state’s engagement in working to curtail global warming, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that a new hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) regulation will be published March 1 in the state’s Register of Regulations with requirements for reducing harmful HFCs that go into effect Sept.…

*UPDATE- VICTIM IDENTIFIED* Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Involving an Off-Highway Vehicle- Dover

Dover- Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in a fatal collision on February 24, 2021, as 33-year-old Richard S. Peace of Dover, DE.

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this collision should contact Cpl/3 J.…

*UPDATE- VICTIM IDENTIFIED* Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision- Felton

Felton- Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in a fatal single motor vehicle collision on February 23, 2021, as 29-year-old Dejuan J. Ortiz of Ellendale, DE.

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate this incident.…

DNREC Requires Croda to Take Actions Protective of Human Health and the Environment at Atlas Point Facility

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced an agreement today with Croda Inc., that requires the company to take actions protective of human health and the environment in addressing recent violations at Croda’s Atlas Point facility near New Castle.…

Delaware State Police Arrest Three Dagsboro Individuals on Drug and Related Charges- Dagsboro

Dagsboro- Delaware State Police concluded a several month long drug investigation that resulted in three individuals being arrested on felony drug and related charges.

On February 25th, 2021, the Delaware State Police concluded a several month long criminal drug investigation involving 43-year-old Antonio A.

Report: Delaware a top 10 state for Black women business owners

Delaware ranks among the 10 best states in the U.S. for Black women to own a business, according to a report from Merchant Maverick, a website that reviews services and software for small business.

Delaware ranks #6 based on eight measures including the percentage of Black women who own their own business (Delaware ranks #2) and the percentage of employees working for firms led by Black women (Delaware ranks #6).

Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision- Wilmington

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that was discovered Thursday afternoon.

On February 25, 2021, at approximately 2:17 p.m., DELDOT personnel were working on I-495 in the area of Edgemoor Road when they noticed damage to a section of guardrail on the right side of northbound I-495.…

Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision- Wilmington

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that was discovered Thursday afternoon.

On February 25, 2021, at approximately 2:17 p.m., DELDOT personnel were working on I-495 in the area of Edgemoor Road when they noticed damage to a section of guardrail on the right side of northbound I-495.…

Delaware Tourism Office launches new incubator and workshop program for industry

DOVER, DE – The Delaware Tourism Office is launching the Destination Development Program, an incubator and workshop training program for the state’s tourism industry. To assist small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have limited time, staff and resources, this program will provide resources to empower small business owners and non-profit organizations to develop and promote […]…

Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Involving an Off-Highway Vehicle- Dover

Dover- Delaware State Police are conducting a fatal crash involving an off-highway vehicle that occurred Wednesday night.

On February 24, 2021, at approximately 9:08 p.m., a Honda CRF-450 Dirt Bike operated by a 33-year-old male of Dover, was traveling northbound on Peachtree Run approaching the intersection of Vanessa Drive.…

Troopers Arrest Wilmington Man for Theft of a Motor Vehicle – Newark

Newark – The Delaware State Police have arrested 38-year-old David Smith of Wilmington, in connection with the theft of a motor vehicle.

The incident occurred on February 24, 2021 at approximately 5:28 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to Harmony Plaza shopping center located at 4146 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark, in reference to a stolen motor vehicle. 

Friday FEMA Dover Second-Dose Appointments Now Open to Those With First Dose On Or Before Jan. 29 From Any Provider

DOVER (Feb. 25, 2021) – Individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 28 or more days ago from a pharmacy, medical provider, clinic or other source in Delaware and have not yet obtained a second dose may sign up for a Friday appointment at the ongoing vaccination event at Dover International Speedway operated by the State of Delaware and […]…

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available for Excessive Rain Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration in Delaware

The Small Business Administration issued the following press release

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster
Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in
aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations located in Kent, New Castle and Sussex counties in
Delaware as a result of excessive rain that occurred from Aug.

Service Notice – Marriage Certificates

Following the passage of House Bill 114, the Delaware Public Archives will service Delaware marriage certificates up to 1970. For marriage certificates from present-day to 1971, please contact the Office of Vital Statistics:

New Castle County – (302) 283-7130
Kent County – (302) 744-4549
Sussex County – (302) 856-5495

 

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I-95 Northbound Lane and Ramp Closures in Final Preparation for Phase 1 Traffic Pattern

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that the final preparations to shift traffic to the I-95 Rehabilitation Phase 1 traffic pattern will require various closures on I-95 Northbound through Wilmington from Thursday, February 25 through Saturday, February 27, 2021.…