Friday, March 13, 2009

1 dead as fire hit homes in Wilmington

One person is dead after a fire raced through several homes in Wilmington this afternoon. Paramedics say a man died after he became trapped inside a burning home in the 600 block of East 22nd Street. Watch firefighters battle the blaze and emergency crews at the scene.

St. Patrick's Day preps

Watch as members of the Irish Club of Delaware and city officials paint a traditional green stripe at the intersection of 11th and King Streets. Wilmington's Saint Patrick's Day is Saturday at noon. St. Patrick's Day is March 17th.

Mom says victim wronged again

The teen who was shot in the back after a high school basketball game at William Penn High School in January talks to us with his mother about not being allowed to return to school. Hear what the mother and her son have to say. Colonial School District officials will not let the teen return to school with fear that the shooting was in retaliation of a conflict and the shooter may come looking for him. The teen is being home schooled. No arrests have been made.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Fuel spill contained

The U.S. Coast Guard says a fuel spill in the Delaware River at the Port of Wilmington has been contained. An aerial view shows the fuel tanker that apparently was punctured as it was being secured at the port.

Apparent murder-suicide investigated

A Milltown husband and wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide inside their Southview community home Wednesday night. New Castle police say the wife, identified as Frances Muldoon was apparently stabbed to death; she was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband, John, also was stabbed and died at Christiana Hospital. Watch investigators at the scene.

Shots fired

New Castle County police are investigating a shooting that left an apartment doorway riddled with large caliber bullet holes. Investigators say the victim was inside his Lancaster Court Apartment when gunfire erupted. You can see a handful of bullet holes left at scene.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A stitch in time

Watch how inmates at Baylor Correctional Institution spend their time crocheting sweaters for needy children. Their effort is part of the "Knit for Kids" Sweater Project.

Crash injures 2

A crash on I-95 at the peak of rush hour Tuesday evening snarled traffic for miles. Both drivers suffered minor injuries after police say a tractor-trailer cab veered from one lane to another forcing another car to flip and crash off the interstate. Watch emergency crews on the scene, just north of Del. 896.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

DSU Police test new technology

A researcher at Delaware State University has come up with a system using cameras that capture license plate numbers and sends the data to software on laptops. Campus police spent today testing the system. Watch as police use the equipment and hear from the researcher.

Dogs rescued, awaiting new homes

The Delaware Humane Society is holding more than a dozen dogs that were seized from an overpopulated shelter in Kentucky. Authorities there found more than 300 animals in deplorable conditions. Watch some of the dogs currently housed at the Delaware Humane Society and hear from the executive director.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Heating repair tech charged with stealing jewelry

A heating repair technician has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of gold jewelry from his customers and pawning the stolen items. Hear from police and see the jewelry waiting to be collected by its victims.

Weekend crashes injure 10

Ten people were injured in two separate crashes this past weekend in New Castle County. Watch emergency crews and investigators at each scene. Police say alcohol was a factor in Sunday evening's crash.

Man drives car under rig

An 85-year-old Georgetown man is recovering today after he drove his car under a tractor-trailer Saturday night near Millsboro. Watch emergency crews on the scene. The victim has been since been released from Christiana Hospital.

Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Fest

Chocolate lovers followed their sweet tooth to Rehoboth Beach this past weekend for the town's annual Chocolate Festival. Watch as folks indulge on sweet samples.


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