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Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a gunman has killed eight people and wounded several others before apparently taking his own life in a late-night attack at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport. It was the latest in a recent string of mass shootings across the United States. Five people were hospitalized after the Thursday night shooting. A police spokesperson said one of them had critical injuries. Another two people were treated and released at the scene. FedEx said people […]

today04/16/20217

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DE Health officials continue to urge testing for COVID-19

DOVER, Del. (AP) — There's been a drop in demand for COVID testing. But the Delaware Emergency Management Agency said it will not be scaling back its coronavirus community testing sites. The Delaware State News reported Friday that state officials are encouraging Delawareans to keep getting tested even after they're vaccinated. Delaware averaged 4,981 tests per day during the past week. That number was more than 9,000 tests per day for a good portion of December and at times in […]

today04/16/20214

Entertainment

J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod — officially. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez told the "Today" show Thursday in a joint statement that they are calling off their two-year engagement. "We are better as friends," the statement says. The couple started dating in early 2017. They issued a statement in March that disputed reports they were breaking up. The couple was given the nickname "J-Rod" three years ago after they landed on the cover of […]

today04/15/20218

News

Two Selbyville Men Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Delaware State Police arrested 29-year-old Garrett Allbritton of Selbyville and a 61-year-old male of Selbyville on drug charges following a traffic stop. On April 14, 2021, at approximately 3:19 p.m., troopers were conducting proactive patrol on 9 Foot Road, Dagsboro, when they observed a red Volvo make an abrupt lane change without properly signaling. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the operator Garret Allbritton and the 61-year-old male passenger. Through the interaction with the individuals, a criminal investigation […]

today04/15/202122

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Local McDonald’s® Owner/Operator Michael Meoli to Award Scholarships Totaling $6,000 to Community College Students

REHOBOTH BEACH, De. (April 14, 2021) — Local McDonald’s® Owner/Operator Michael Meoli and The Meoli Companies announced today they are awarding $6,000 in scholarships to non-traditional community college students pursuing a secondary education at Delaware Technical Community College (Terry and Owens Campuses) and Chesapeake Community College for summer and fall 2021 students respectfully. Scholarships will be awarded in $500 increments to four students at each campus. The Meoli Companies believes in giving back to the communities in which their restaurants […]

today04/15/20218

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Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl team up for a pandemic anthem

NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl have teamed up for a hard-rock pandemic anthem called "Eazy Sleazy." In a statement Tuesday, Jagger said it was a song he wrote about coming out of lockdown, and he hopes it adds "some much needed optimism." The duo recorded the song in different studio locations. The lyrics mention "prison walls," "virtual premieres," numbers that are "grim" and Zoom calls. Jagger complains: "I've got nothing left to wear." But there seems […]

today04/14/202110

News

School funding suit prompts Delaware property reassessments

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials in Delaware's southernmost county have agreed to reassess property values for the first time in nearly half a century. The Sussex County Council voted Tuesday to undertake the reassessment to settle a school funding lawsuit filed against the state and all three county governments in 2018. Officials in New Castle and Kent counties also have reached settlements in the lawsuit by agreeing to conduct their own countywide property reassessments. State officials also settled with the […]

today04/14/20217

Entertainment

Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt join Oscars starry presenting cast

The Oscars are aiming to be more like a movie than a television show and enlisting A-list stars like Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon to help. They'll be joined at the April 25 broadcast by the likes of Regina King, Joaquin Phoenix, Rita Moreno, Laura Dern, Zendaya, Marlee Matlin and last year's best director winner Bong Joon Ho, the show's producers said Monday. After delaying two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Oscars are forging […]

today04/13/20213

Events

DSP Warn Citizens About Identity Theft Involving Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

Delaware State Police has seen an increase across the state in identity theft cases related to unemployment fraud claims and want to warn Delaware citizens about the new trend to avoid becoming a victim. As a result of COVID-19, government-assisted programs and citizens in need of employment opportunities have increased. The number of unemployment claims and fraudulent unemployment claims has increased, leading to a strain on the unemployment claims system. In Delaware, the number of unemployment fraud cases are being […]

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