Carney proposes operating budget increase of more than 7%

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Carney proposes operating budget increase of more than 7%

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney is proposing to boost Delaware's government operating budget by more than 7% over the current year's budget, with hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for state employee pay raises, health care and affordable housing. The spending plan Carney announced Thursday calls for an operating budget of $5.48 billion, up from this year's $5.1 billion budget, which included pay increases for […]

Two men Arrested on Felony Drug Charges following traffic stop in Dagsboro area

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Two men Arrested on Felony Drug Charges following traffic stop in Dagsboro area

The Delaware State Police have arrested two men on felony drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred in Dagsboro Tuesday morning. On January 24, 2023, at approximately 8:10 a.m., troopers were on patrol on Nine Foot Road west of Blackberry Road when they observed a black 2012 Chrysler 300 with dark window tinting traveling eastbound on Nine Foot Road at a high rate of speed. Troopers conducted a traffic […]

Effort to legalize recreational weed in Delaware begins anew

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Effort to legalize recreational weed in Delaware begins anew

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill authorizing the creation of a state-licensed recreational marijuana industry in Delaware has cleared a Democrat-led House committee. The measure discussed Tuesday is one piece of a renewed effort by Democratic lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults 21 and older and to build a cannabis industry like those in some neighboring states. The proposal does not allow individuals to grow their own plants. […]

State Police Investigating Fatal Monday Crash

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State Police Investigating Fatal Monday Crash

The Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a motor vehicle collision on January 23, 2023, in Seaford as George Jefferson, 69, of Hebron, Maryland. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 7:11 a.m., a 2012 Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound in the left lane of Sussex Highway approaching the intersection at Lakeside Road. At the same time, a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was stopped in the northbound left […]

State Police Investigating Fatal Accident Involving School Bus

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State Police Investigating Fatal Accident Involving School Bus

The Delaware State Police have identified the man who died in a motor vehicle collision involving a school bus on January 23, 2023, in Laurel as Taylor Maurer, 21, of Millsboro, Delaware. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 3:46 p.m., a gray 2013 Honda Civic was traveling southbound on East Trap Pond Road approaching the intersection at Hardscrabble Road, where there is a posted stop sign. At the same time, a […]

Fans, celebs gather at Graceland to mourn Lisa Marie Presley

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Fans, celebs gather at Graceland to mourn Lisa Marie Presley

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lisa Marie Presley, a singer, songwriter and the daughter of Elvis Presley, was remembered during a funeral service Sunday as a loving mother and an "old soul" who endured tragedy but persevered as a dedicated protector of her father's legacy as a rock 'n' roll pioneer and pop icon. More than a thousand people gathered on the front lawn of Graceland on a gray, chilly Memphis […]

Carney focuses heavily on education in State of State speech

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Carney focuses heavily on education in State of State speech

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney called for more investments in education, the environment and affordable housing Thursday in his State of the State address. Carney's proposals include increasing housing stock by using federal American Rescue Plan funding to help rehabilitate blighted homes, raising teacher pay and boosting funding for early childhood education programs. Carney also is calling for $50 million in "Opportunity Funding" targeted at improving academic […]

Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Three and Recovery of Drugs and Stolen Gun

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Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Three and Recovery of Drugs and Stolen Gun

The Delaware State Police have arrested three people on numerous felony gun and narcotics charges following a several-month-long drug dealing investigation. On the morning of January 19, 2023, members of the Sussex County Drug Unit, Sussex County Governor’s Task Force, and Special Operations Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence on the 10000 block of Rifle Range Road in Bridgeville. When troopers entered the home they saw Christopher […]

State Police Investigating Two-Vehicle Fatal Accident

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State Police Investigating Two-Vehicle Fatal Accident

The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred in Laurel late Tuesday afternoon that resulted in the deaths of two people. On January 17, 2023, at approximately 5:09 p.m., a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was traveling westbound on Laurel Road just west of Goose Nest Road. At the same time, a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 was traveling eastbound on Laurel Road in the same vicinity. For unknown […]

Memorial for Lisa Marie Presley to be held at Graceland

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Memorial for Lisa Marie Presley to be held at Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A public memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley will be held next weekend at Graceland, the famed Memphis home of her father, Elvis Presley. A family representative says the memorial for Lisa Marie Presley will be held on the front lawn of the mansion at 9 a.m. on Jan. 22. The 54-year-old Presley died Thursday, hours after being hospitalized for a medical emergency. It was previously […]

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State Police Investigating Fatal Monday Crash

The Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a motor vehicle collision on January 23, 2023, in Seaford as George Jefferson, 69, of Hebron, Maryland. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 7:11 a.m., a 2012 Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound in the left lane of Sussex Highway approaching the intersection at Lakeside Road. At the same time, a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was stopped in the northbound left […]

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Carney proposes operating budget increase of more than 7%

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney is proposing to boost Delaware's government operating budget by more than 7% over the current year's budget, with hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for state employee pay raises, health care and affordable housing. The spending plan Carney announced Thursday calls for an operating budget of $5.48 billion, up from this year's $5.1 billion budget, which included pay increases for […]

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Two men Arrested on Felony Drug Charges following traffic stop in Dagsboro area

The Delaware State Police have arrested two men on felony drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred in Dagsboro Tuesday morning. On January 24, 2023, at approximately 8:10 a.m., troopers were on patrol on Nine Foot Road west of Blackberry Road when they observed a black 2012 Chrysler 300 with dark window tinting traveling eastbound on Nine Foot Road at a high rate of speed. Troopers conducted a traffic […]

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Effort to legalize recreational weed in Delaware begins anew

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill authorizing the creation of a state-licensed recreational marijuana industry in Delaware has cleared a Democrat-led House committee. The measure discussed Tuesday is one piece of a renewed effort by Democratic lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults 21 and older and to build a cannabis industry like those in some neighboring states. The proposal does not allow individuals to grow their own plants. […]

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State Police Investigating Fatal Monday Crash

The Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a motor vehicle collision on January 23, 2023, in Seaford as George Jefferson, 69, of Hebron, Maryland. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 7:11 a.m., a 2012 Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound in the left lane of Sussex Highway approaching the intersection at Lakeside Road. At the same time, a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was stopped in the northbound left […]

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State Police Investigating Fatal Accident Involving School Bus

The Delaware State Police have identified the man who died in a motor vehicle collision involving a school bus on January 23, 2023, in Laurel as Taylor Maurer, 21, of Millsboro, Delaware. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 3:46 p.m., a gray 2013 Honda Civic was traveling southbound on East Trap Pond Road approaching the intersection at Hardscrabble Road, where there is a posted stop sign. At the same time, a […]

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State Police Investigating Fatal Monday Crash

The Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a motor vehicle collision on January 23, 2023, in Seaford as George Jefferson, 69, of Hebron, Maryland. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 7:11 a.m., a 2012 Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound in the left lane of Sussex Highway approaching the intersection at Lakeside Road. At the same time, a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was stopped in the northbound left […]

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