Delaware State Police Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation- Camden

Camden- Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning.

On December 20, 2020, at approximately 12:17 a.m., a 1998 black Honda Accord passenger car was traveling eastbound on Willow Grove Road west of Steeles Ridge Road, approaching a moderate left curve.…

Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2014 homicide

Following a cold case breakthrough, a Wilmington man has pleaded guilty to a 2014 homicide. Shaquille Briscoe, 26, will be sentenced for Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, both Class B felonies. “Our role is to secure justice for victims of crime, their loved ones, and their communities,” said […]…

Governor Carney Announces Additional Relief Funding for Small Businesses, Arts Organizations

All Relief Grant recipients to receive 20 percent bonus; hospitality businesses will receive 50 percent bonus; $10 million for Arts organizations WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Monday announced a new round of relief funding – $26 million to support small businesses most affected by COVID-19 restrictions.…

Troopers Conducting Criminal Investigation Route 9 – New Castle

New Castle– Delaware State Police are currently conducting a criminal investigation in the area of the 3000 block of New Castle Avenue (Route 9), New Castle. As a result, there will be a heavy police presence in the area. There is a road closure on Route 9, starting at West Avenue and ending at Lambson Lane. 

DNREC to Temporarily Close Park Offices Starting Dec. 24

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close all park offices within Delaware State Parks starting Thursday, Dec. 24 through Jan. 11, 2021, to limit the spread of COVID-19. The closures coincide with Gov. John Carney’s latest stay-at-home advisory, which strongly urges Delawareans to avoid gathering indoors with anyone from outside their […]…

New Report Outlines Plan for Strengthening Primary Care in Delaware

Provisional Affordability Standards aim to strengthen primary care in Delaware through increased investment Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced the release of the Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery’s initial provisional Affordability Standards as part of a new report, Delaware Health Care Affordability Standards: An Integrated Approach to Improve Access, Quality and Value, which includes plans […]…

December 21, 1872: Phileas Fogg wins his bet

By Aaron Falkenstein
Could He Travel Around the World in 80 Days?

If Phileas Fogg won this same bet today, the converted value of his wager would be $4.4 million

In 1872, after completion of the Suez Canal, the transcontinental railroad in the United States, and the Great Indian Peninsular railway, the journey around the world was reduced time wise.…

Happy Winter Solstice!

 

(PCM) The Winter Solstice falls on or around December 21st. On this day in the Northern Hemisphere, the earth is tilted away from the sun as far as it can get.

As the shortest day of the year and the absolute height of winter (astronomically speaking), the Solstice was an important ritual day in many ancient religions.…