Weekly COVID-19 Update – Dec. 11, 2020: Surge in New Positive Cases Continues

DOVER (Dec. 11, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, December 10, 2020. A total of 43,818 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since March […]…

December 12 In Pop Culture History

December 12 in Pop Culture History
1787 – Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

1901 – Guglielmo Marconi sent the first Atlantic wireless (radio) transmission (three beeps) from Cornwall, England, to Newfoundland, Canada.

1913 – Stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris on August 11, 1911, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Mona Lisa was recovered from Vincenzo Peruggia.…

Delaware Division of Public Health Announces Availability of Free Mail-Order Naloxone

DOVER, DE (DEC. 11, 2020) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday that Delawareans struggling with addiction can now order free naloxone by mail. Increasing access to naloxone is critical to preventing overdose deaths as more people are struggling with anxiety, depression, and financial stress […]…

Delaware Division of Public Health Announces Availability of Free Mail-Order Naloxone

DOVER, DE (DEC. 11, 2020) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday that Delawareans struggling with addiction can now order free naloxone by mail. Increasing access to naloxone is critical to preventing overdose deaths as more people are struggling with anxiety, depression, and financial stress […]…

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

State agencies encourage COVID-19 testing 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 […]…

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

State agencies encourage COVID-19 testing 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 […]…

Delaware State Police S.OA.R. Searching for Wanted Sex Offender

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 their current address. If anyone knows the location of this subject, they are asked to call 302-672-5306.…

*Update- Subject Located* Gold Alert Issued for Missing Greenwood Man- Greenwood

Greenwood- Delaware State Police Troop 5 is cancelling the Gold Alert for 21-year-old Colby Simpson of Greenwood who was reported missing on December 10, 2020. He has been located.

Delaware State Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing Greenwood Man- Greenwood

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*Update #2* Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting- Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach-The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening.

On December 10, 2020, at approximately 7:47 p.m., officers assigned to the First State Violent Fugitive Taskforce responded to the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Resort parking lot located at 19540 Coastal Highway, attempting to apprehend a 37-year-old male from Reading, PA. …

Statement from Attorney General Jennings on shooting of Milford police officer

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement Friday regarding the Thursday night shooting of a Milford police officer: “My thoughts — and those of every person in this Department — are with a Milford police officer who was hospitalized after being wounded during a U.S.…

Troopers Arrest Dover Man for Theft of a Motor Vehicle – Dover

Dover – The Delaware State Police have arrested Michael Pulliam of Dover in connection with the theft of a motor vehicle.

The incident occurred on December 10, 2020 at approximately 7:10 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the Dover Estates apartment complex located at 51 Webbs Lane, Dover, in reference to a stolen motor vehicle. …

Delaware State Police Investigating Robbery at Bank ATM – Wilmington

Wilmington- Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Friday night at the drive-thru ATM outside of the Bank of America located at 5215 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE.

On December 10, 2020, at approximately 9:42 p.m., troopers responded to the Bank of America for a reported robbery.…

2021 Annual Prevailing Wage Survey

The Delaware Department of Labor is currently conducting its Annual Prevailing Wage Survey for state-funded construction projects. On December 11, 2020, the Department mailed over 3400 survey forms to contractors. Completed survey forms must be postmarked or returned to the Department of Labor no later than February 8, 2021 for the data to be used […]…

Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting Incident- New Castle

New Castle- On December 10, 2020, at approximately 6:15 p.m., troopers responded to the area of Boulden Blvd and Boulden Circle, New Castle, DE in reference to a shooting investigation. A 19-year-old male victim of New Castle was operating a white GMC Terrain and stopped for a red light on northbound Boulden Circle waiting to make a left turn onto Boulden Blvd. …

*Update* Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting Incident- Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach- On December 10, 2020, at approximately 7:47 p.m., Delaware State Police received reports of shots fired coming from the area of the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Resort parking lot located at 19540 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach. Delaware State Police and surrounding police agencies responded to the scene to assist with the incident.…