Friday, June 5, 2009

Trauma survival rate improves

Today Delaware leaders and health professionals credited its statewide trauma system with saving more lives than a decade ago. Officials reported a 25% lower mortality rate. Hear from a surgeon and survivor.

Italian Festival preps

Preparations are underway for the annual Saint Anthony's Italian Festival which opens this Sunday. Watch folks prepare.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Greenville bank robbed at gunpoint

Delaware State Police are searching for a man who held up a bank teller at the PNC bank on Kennett Pike in Greenville. The robber was armed with a handgun and demanded cash. Look at a surveillance picture that caught the robbery on camera. Anyone who recognizes the man is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers (800) TIP-3333

Astronomer visits young students

An astronomer from NASA visited Marshall Elementary School in Bear today. Watch Frank Summers interact with students.

2 teachers charged with sex crimes

In the last two days, two teachers at Sussex Central have been charged with sex crimes involving students. Learn more here.

Driver charged with DUI in pedestrian crash

A New Castle man has been charged with DUI after striking a pedestrian last night in Ogletown. Police say Mark Platt, 50, was pulling out of Harmony Plaza when he drove in the wrong direction on Del. 4. and struck the man. Police arrested Platt on the scene. The victim is in stable condition.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Students earn classy ride

About 130 students from Keene Elementary School earned a limousine ride to a local book store after succeeding in a reading challenge. Students read 1,000 books each - every ten pages of a chapter book equaled one book. Watch kids arrive at Borders book store where they were awarded a $10 gift certificate.

Chance of severe weather today

The National Weather Service is reporting a chance of thunderstorms, hail and damaging winds throughout Delaware this afternoon and tonight. Yesterday's severe weather tore through New Castle County, toppling trees, power lines, and partially ripping a roof off a storage building - take a look at the damage.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Making a living on the water

A new exhibit opens Friday at the Delaware History Museum in Wilmington and will feature stories of people who made a living on Delaware's waters. Get an inside look.

Greek Festival kicks off

The annual Greek Festival kicked off today in Wilmington. We caught up with folks enjoying traditional Greek food at lunchtime.

Monday, June 1, 2009

Crash clogs U.S. 13

A crash that clogged U.S. 13 today in Wilmington Manor has been cleared. The accident involved three vehicles and sent at least one person to the hospital. Watch emergency crews on the scene.

GM community reacts

Today residents living around the General Motors Boxwood assembly plant reacted to the news of its closure. GM filed for bankruptcy protection today, and announced it will close Delaware's Boxwood plant. Also, listen to what GM CEO Fritz Henderson has to say about the company's future.

Man killed in home invasion

New Castle County Police are looking for two men they say broke into a New Castle-area home and shot and killed one man and pistol whipped another. Watch investigators on the scene in the first block of Revelle Street. Police: 302-395-8110

GM Boxwood plant to close

General Motors Corp. announced today they will close Delaware's Boxwood assembly plant in Newport. GM filed for bankruptcy this morning. GM employees arrived at work before hearing the daunting news.


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