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Milford’s Carlisle Fire Company names first Black chief

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — Donning an air mask and heading into a blaze without hesitation, hose in hand — that's one way to earn respect as the newest volunteer in your fire department. Such was the case for Shawn Hinton in 2004, when he joined the Carlisle Fire Co. in Milford as a 17-year-old junior firefighter, according to Charles Vanaman, chief of the agency at the time.  "Shawn was always […]

today02/06/2023 18


Pedestrian Killed Sunday near Milford

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred yesterday evening in the Milford area. On December 4, 2022, at approximately 6:28 p.m., a silver 2008 Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound in the right lane on Bay Road approaching the intersection at Williamsburg Drive. At the same time, a pedestrian was walking eastbound across Bay Road’s southbound lanes and into the path of the Toyota. The […]

today12/05/2022 30


Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Bicycle Accident

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal bicycle accident that occurred Saturday evening in the Milford area. On October 22, 2022, at approximately 6:26 p.m., a 2013 Honda Civic was traveling southbound in the left lane of Bay Road (Route 1), just south of Tub Mill Pond Road. The Honda was traveling behind another vehicle that was not involved. At the time, a bicyclist entered the left, southbound lane of […]

today10/24/2022 23

Delaware Opiod Crisis


Former Milford pain clinic doctor gets 20 years for drug offenses

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former doctor convicted of several federal drug offences linked to his Milford pain clinic has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Patrick Titus was convicted in July of more than a dozen crimes including knowingly dispensing narcotics without a legitimate medical purpose and maintaining his practice as an outlet to sell drugs. The News Journal reports that Titus' attorneys argued for leniency Tuesday, saying […]

today03/02/2022 61


Delaware State Police Investigate Double Fatal Collision

Milford, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred early Thursday morning south of Milford. On February 17, 2022, at approximately 12:39 a.m., a 2008 Jeep Patriot was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Coastal Highway, north of Brick Granary Road, approaching a left curve. The vehicle failed to negotiate the curve and entered the grass median, traveling northbound between the guardrails approaching […]

today02/18/2022 72


Suit accuses Del. town, police of violations in man’s death

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — The family of a Delaware man who was fatally shot by local police two years ago while he was armed with a knife has sued the city and officers that fired at him. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in December in federal court. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the suit accuses two Milford officers of violating the rights of Brandon Roberts and the city […]

today01/31/2022 61


Crash north of Milford kills 31-year-old NY woman

Milford, DE – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday afternoon north of Milford. Around 2:26 p.m. Sunday November 7, 2021, a 2016 Kia Soul, operated by a 31-year-old female from New Windsor, NY, was traveling southbound on Bay Road (SR1) in the right lane just south of Old Cemetery Road. A 2016 Ford F-450 Comcast/Xfinity bucket truck, operated by a 56-year-old […]

today11/08/2021 44


DSP Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Milford

Milford, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred last night south of Milford. On October 13, 2021, at approximately 8:05 p.m., a 1998 Toyota Corolla operated by a 72-year-old Milford man was traveling westbound on Slaughter Beach Road, negotiating a slight right curve in the roadway. A 2-year-old male from Dover was visiting family at a residence on Slaughter Beach Road when for unknown […]

today10/15/2021 58


DSP Investigating deadly trio of accidents this weekend

Delaware State Police are investigating a series of deadly accidents in Sussex and Kent Counties over the weekend. Seaford, DE FRIDAY (10/01) - at approximately 10:46 a.m., a 2020 GMC Acadia operated by a 56-year-old Seaford woman was traveling eastbound on Stein Highway in the left turn lane approaching the intersection of Front Street. A 31-year-old Seaford man, Zachary L. Gosciejew, was riding a bicycle eastbound along the westbound shoulder of […]

today10/04/2021 34