Friday, July 17, 2009

Looking back on the moon landing

With the 40th anniversary of the moon landing just days away, we look at the roles several Delaware companies played in the Apollo 11 mission. Check it out.

Pittsburgh-area man sentenced in May 2008 slaying

Ricky Wiley was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday for strangling Karin
Clayton to death. The two had met only three weeks earlier over the
internet. Go to the scene.

Young chefs stir things up

Children, ages 10 to 13, have been making and baking everything from quiche to cakes at the Young Chefs Academy in the Middletown Crossing shopping center.The weeklong summer camp, which wraps up today, gives the junior chefs the chance to learn something that can benefit anyone who eats. See what they're cooking.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Fire companies battle late-night blaze

Five area fire companies battled a house fire late Wednesday night in Fox
Point, said an official with the New Castle County fireboard. Go to the scene.

Push of a button may save more lives

Sussex County paramedics have a new tool in their medical arsenal -- a
device that can replace hands in performing CPR, the first in the state. Watch it in action.

New firearms simulator for police recruits

The Mobile Firearms Training System is an advanced firearms simulator that features real life scenarios that police recruits will face after graduation. See a demonstration.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Arson ruled in fire at Milford motel

An April fire that gutted a Milford motel under construction, causing an
estimate $1 million in damage, has been ruled arson, officials said Tuesday. See flames engulf the motel.

Swim club fire ruled arson

An early morning fire last week that destroyed the clubhouse of swim club south of Elsmere was ruled arson. Watch the firefighters battle the blaze.

Man takes plea in fatal fight over dog

A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend's brother to death after a fight about a dog admitted to manslaughter and a weapons charge. See the scene from 2008.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Adams' daughter declares candidacy

Declaring her intention to follow in her father's footsteps, Polly Adams
Mervine formally declared her candidacy for the state Senate on Monday, entering a four-way race with just three weeks to go. Find out more.

On the rails to recovery

Still donning their hard hats and safety goggles, Amtrak workers crowded in the company's Bear Maintenance Facility to join politicians around the first refurbished railcar Amfleet. Get a glimpse of the trains.

5 injured in Del. 1 crash

Five people were taken to a hospital after a four-car accident on Del. 1 west of Rehoboth Beach on Monday night. Go to the scene.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Car lands in creek, driver killed

Del. State Police say Carolina Botero, 43, of Kennett Square, Pa., was
driving east on Yorklyn Rd. when she missed a turn and drove up a concrete
strip before her car was propelled into the Red Clay Creek. Watch workers salvage the car.

Man shot in chest in Wilmington

A man was shot in the chest Saturday afternoon while walking on Lower Beech
Street near Frawley Stadium, police said. Go to the scene.

A whole lot of bull in Dewey

Visitors flocked to the Running of the Bull in Dewey Beach. The event
parodies the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain. See the chase.


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