Friday, May 15, 2009

Kids wild about reading

Twenty-five students at West Park Place Elementary School read 500 books as part of the school's reading challenge. Watch kids receive their awards and enjoy a pizza party.

Lawsuit filed over UD student's death

The family of 18-year-old Brett Griffin, a University of Delaware freshman who died in November, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the fraternity Sigma Alpha Mu and five students. The lawsuit alleges fraternity members forced Griffin to drink an excessive amount of alcohol at an off-campus fraternity party.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Fire engulfs apartment building under construction

A two-alarm fire engulfed an apartment building being renovated Wednesday evening in Wilmington. No one was living in the building. Eighteen adults and seven children living in a building next door were initially displaced after they lost electricity. Watch firefighters battle the blaze.

Dover honors 5 slain servicemen

The remains of four Army soldiers and one Navy commander arrived at Dover Air Force Base Wednesday night. Watch the dignified transfer which includes a soldier who grew up in Seaford.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Plants sprout wildlife habitat

Students at Townsend Elementary School are creating a wildlife habitat in their school yard. Watch kids plant various greenery as they start the first phase.

Curling Iron sparks fire

Fire investigators say a curling iron left plugged in started a blaze inside an apartment near Wilmington. The fire displaced one adult and a child. Watch firefighters battle the blaze.

School bus crash injures 5

Five students were injured Tuesday after their school bus flipped on its side. Watch emergency crews on the scene. Police say a car struck the bus at the intersection of U.S. 113 and Delaware Avenue in Millsboro.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

DelTech graduates blossom

Delaware Technical and Community College in Dover celebrated their largest graduating class last night on Terry campus. Watch as graduates celebrate.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Tropper charged with sexual extortion

A Delaware State Trooper has been charged with sexual extortion after he allegedly accepted a sexual favor as a bribe from a suspected shoplifter. Cpl. Joshua Giddings, 36, is a seven year veteran patrol trooper. Police say DNA linked Giddings to the incident. Delaware State Police say they plan to dismiss Giddings from the force. Hear what the state superintendent has to say.

Deck topples at party

More than a dozen people were injured Saturday night after a deck collapsed during a house party near Christiana. Watch as emergency crews tend to 14 people who were injured.


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