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DE State Trooper facing felony charges after doorbell prank

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware State Trooper is facing several felony charges involving a brutal assault on a teenager who targeted the trooper’s house in a prank. An indictment issued Monday against Trooper Dempsey R. Walters, 29, includes the first use by prosecutors of a new felony deprivation of civil rights law that was passed in Delaware last year. Walters, who has been suspended without pay, also is charged […]

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State Police Arrest Delmar Man for Threatening People with a Hand Grenade

The Delaware State Police arrested 20-year-old, Brandon Thompson, of Delmar, Delaware, for threatening people with a hand grenade early Tuesday morning in Laurel. On September 26, 2023, at approximately 1:12 a.m., troopers were called to Royal Farms located at 30983 Sussex Highway in Laurel for reports of a man pacing in front of the store with a suspicious object in his pocket. Officers from the Laurel Police Department located the suspect […]

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State Police Arrest Man on Weapon Charges Following Vehicle Pursuit

Delaware State Police arrested 33-year-old William Timmons of Delmar, Delaware, on weapon charges following a pursuit that occurred Monday evening in Delmar. On September 25, 2023, at approximately 8:55 p.m., a trooper on patrol in the area of Susan Beach Road and White Deer Road in Delmar observed a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo operated by William Timmons. It was known to the trooper that Timmons was wanted for an earlier […]

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Weakening Ophelia still poses a risk of coastal flooding and heavy rain in some parts of the US

Nearly a day after being downgraded from a tropical storm, Ophelia is still threatening much of the Northeast with coastal flooding, life-threatening waves and heavy rain from Washington to New York City. That's according to the National Hurricane Center. As Ophelia weakened, a new tropical storm named Philippe was brewing in the Atlantic. Even though Ophelia was downgraded on Saturday, the center warned that swells generated by the storm would […]

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Weekend Crash in Gumboro Kills Georgetown Man

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Sunday morning in Gumboro that left one man dead. On September 24, 2023, at approximately 1:18 a.m., a white 2022 Chevrolet Silverado was approaching a sharp curve in the roadway while traveling northbound on Careys Camp Road just north of Little Hill Road. For unknown reasons, the driver failed to negotiate the curve, and the Chevrolet exited the roadway. […]

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Mountaire Expands “Farm to Table” Scholarship Program

Mountaire Farms is expanding their Farm to Table Scholarship program to North Carolina to help even more high school seniors who are interested in helping feed the world.  The Farm to Table Scholarship program will reward qualified students with a passion for agriculture, the culinary arts, or related fields which support food production and feeding the world. Students must have a B+ grade point average or better and give back […]

today09/22/2023 6


Amazon Prime Video will soon come with ads, or a $2.99 monthly charge to dodge them

Amazon's Prime Video will begin showing adds during shows and movies early next year, joining other streaming services that have added different tiers of subscriptions. The company said Friday that members of Amazon Prime can pay $2.99 per month in the U.S. to keep their service ad-free. Amazon says limited advertisements will be aired during shows and movies starting early next year so that it can "continue investing in compelling […]

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16 states underfunded historically Black land-grant universities, Biden administration says

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Biden administration says Tennessee and nearly every other state with historically Black land-grant universities have missed out on $12.6 billion in funding over the last three decades. News outlets report that federal officials wrote to the governors of each state asking them to increase funding. The letter said the largest disparity was in Tennessee, where Tennessee State University has been underfunded by $2.1 billion. The […]

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Offshore wind projects need federal help to get built, six governors tell Biden

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Offshore wind projects need more federal funding and planning assistance to ensure they get built, the Democratic governors of six northeastern states told the Biden administration, warning that a cornerstone of the climate change fight could be in jeopardy. President Joe Biden can take three steps — on tax credits, revenue sharing and permits — to help the nascent wind industry deal with challenges like […]

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