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DE born Soldier killed, 2 hurt at Washington state training center

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Army officials say a Delaware born soldier was killed and two others were hurt during an exercise at the Yakima Training Center in central Washington state. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 20-year-old Army Pfc. Joseph A. Marquez, of Dover, Delaware, died Friday in what was described as a single-vehicle incident. A news release from the infantry division says Marquez was a member of the 2-2 Stryker Brigade […]

today04/28/2022 13


Magnolia man arrested on Drug and Weapons charges

Delaware State Police arrested 20-year-old Tyler Shabazz of Magnolia, DE on drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday evening. On March 29th, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m., members of the Delaware State Police Kent County Governor’s Task Force were on patrol in the area of S. Dupont Highway and Webbs Lane, Dover. During this time, a trooper observed a black Hyundai Elantra traveling northbound on S. Dupont […]

today03/31/2022 17


Dover officials: 1 dead, 7 taken to hospital after fire

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dover officials say one person is dead and seven others were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out downtown. Officials say firefighters from several departments in the region responded to the blaze in a large building at the corner of Loockerman and South New streets around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. One male victim was found dead inside the building and seven people were taken to […]

today03/16/2022 20


Dover man jailed for murdering his mother

Dover, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Kyle Leonard, 35, of Dover, for murder Friday night. On January 7, 2022, at approximately 7:19 p.m., troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Harriet Street, Dover, for reports of a shooting. Kyle Leonard called 9-1-1 and advised he had shot and killed his mother inside the home. When troopers arrived, Leonard was contacted in the front yard of […]

today01/10/2022 54


Delaware State Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Dover

Dover, DE - Delaware State Police has identified the individual who died during a late Friday night fatal motorcycle accident as Abimael Medina-Diaz, 37, of Dover. On November 12, 2021, at approximately 11:19 p.m., a black Ford Fusion operated by a 22-year-old male was stopped at the stop sign on Maple Dale Road at Kenton Road, anticipating turning southbound onto Kenton Road. At the same time, a 2007 Harley Davidson […]

today11/15/2021 29


North Dover Crash kills Georgetown Man

Dover – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Tuesday morning. At approximately 5:47 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, 2021 a 2003 Toyota Prius was traveling southbound on Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway (SR1) just north of the Exit 104 off ramp for Scarborough Road. For unknown reasons the Prius travelled off the east edge of the roadway and partially into the center […]

today11/12/2021 13


Police: Teen arrested after gun found at Dover school

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old Dover High School student was arrested after police discovered he had a gun on campus. News outlets report that when a school resource officer learned that a student may have a gun on campus, police and school officials said the school was placed on lockdown so the student could be found. Within 10 minutes, police say the student was taken into custody […]

today10/20/2021 9


DE State Police investigating fatal weekend motorcycle crashes

A pair of weekend motorcycle accidents have left two people dead. On Friday, October 15, 2021, at approximately 7:26 a.m., a 2002 Jeep Cherokee SUV driven by a 52-year-old Georgetown woman was stopped at the stop sign on northbound Cool Spring Road at Stockley Road. A 2012 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic Electro Glide motorcycle, operated by a 52-year-old Lewes area man, was traveling westbound on Stockley Road, approaching the intersection […]

today10/18/2021 28


Police identify 22-year-old man killed Dover shooting

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are identifying the man killed when someone opened fire on people outside a Dover home where a party was being held, striking five people. Police identified the 22-year-old man killed early Sunday as Brenden Harmon of Felton. The shooting occurred at about 1 a.m., when police say a vehicle approached the party and occupants fired multiple rounds at the attendees, then drove off. […]

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