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Ex-aide admits lying to Grand Jury in State Auditor corruption case

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A former chief of staff to Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness has admitted at her criminal corruption trial that he lied under oath to a grand jury that was investigating McGuiness. Thomas Van Horn acknowledged under cross-examination by the defense Thursday that he told the grand jury last year that McGuiness fired him because of “disagreements” they had. In fact, McGuiness asked Van Horn to resign […]

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States brace for fight over gun laws after high court ruling

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Governors, lawmakers and attorneys general in states with strict gun-permitting laws are strategizing over how to shore up their restrictions after Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision expanded gun rights in a New York case. They also are bracing themselves for a longer fight as gun rights groups prepare to challenge a range of other gun control laws. The justices said that a New York state law […]

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One Arrested, One At-Large Following Lincoln area shooting

Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Samuel Mondestin of Seaford, DE for reckless endangering and other charges following a shooting incident that occurred in the Lincoln area on Wednesday afternoon. On June 22, 2022 at approximately 3:07 p.m., troopers responded to the 10000 block of Greentop Road for a report of shots fired. The ensuing investigation revealed that two subjects in a Toyota Corolla had fired several gunshots at a […]

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Tony Siragusa, who helped Ravens win Super Bowl, dies at 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, died Wednesday. He was 55. Siragusa's broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, confirmed the death Wednesday. The cause of death was not immediately available. The man known as "the Goose" played seven seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and five with the Ravens. Baltimore's 2000 team won the Super Bowl behind a defense that included […]

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Offshore wind boosted as Biden, East Coast governors team up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is launching a partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry, a key element of President Joe Biden's climate change plan. Biden administration officials will meet with governors and labor leaders Thursday to announce commitments to expand important parts of the offshore industry. Those parts include manufacturing facilities, ports and workforce training and development. The Democratic president has a […]

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George Harrison’s widow talks of life, death through poetry

NEW YORK (AP) — The widow of former Beatle George Harrison has opened up about life with her husband and grieving his death, and Olivia Harrison does it through poetry. "Came the Lightening " is a poignant insight into the life of a man who tried to live privately, even as the world learned of him and his music when he was barely out of his teen years. Olivia Harrison […]

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Judge limits witness testimony in auditor corruption trial

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The judge presiding over the criminal corruption trial of Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness has limited or prohibited testimony from several prosecution witnesses. Tuesday's rulings came after the defense attorney complained of prosecutors trying to engage in a "trial by ambush." The judge disallowed testimony from one prosecution witness and set parameters on the testimony of three others. The defense argued that certain testimony from the […]

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3 juveniles hurt in boating accident in Millsboro

MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — Officials say three juveniles have been injured in a boating accident on a Delaware river. The News Journal reported that Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control spokesman Michael Globetti says the accident happened Thursday on the Indian River in Millsboro. Globetti says a boat with a 75-horsepower outboard motor was pulling six juveniles on two tubes when the accident occurred. Photos from the Indian River […]

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DSP Seeking Public’s Assistance in Solving 30-Year-Old Homicide

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues investigating the 1992 murder of Elva J. Poore, 17, of Chesapeake City, Maryland. On June 17, 1992, at 8:13 a.m., the body of a white female was discovered along the edge of US 13, north of Odessa. The victim was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy. The Medical Examiner ruled the manner of death as a Homicide. Elva was […]

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Vince McMahon will step down during WWE misconduct probe

Vince McMahon is stepping down as CEO and chairman of WWE during an an investigation into alleged misconduct involving the longtime leader and public face of the organization. McMahon will continue to oversee WWE's creative content during the investigation, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. said Friday. McMahon's daughter, Stephanie, will serve as interim CEO and chairwoman. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the board was investigating a $3 million settlement […]

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