Thursday, July 30, 2009

Christiana man charged in Wawa robbery

A 27-year-old Christiana man was charged Wednesday with robbing a Pike Creek convenience store at gunpoint on July 9, police said. See a surveillance photo of the scene.

Youngsters showcase sheep at state fair

Livestock competitions always draw a crowd at the Delaware State Fair.  On

Wednesday, kids competed in the Sheep Junior & Open Breeding Show. Check out the sheep competition.

Baker keeps options open on grant

Mayor James Baker says budget constraints could prevent him from hiring all 16 new police officers with a $3.5 million federal grant awarded to the city on Tuesday. Learn more.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

I-495 traffic snarled by truck fire

A tractor-trailer fire brought traffic to a halt on northbound I-495 near the 12th Street exit in Wilmington this morning, causing a backup that stretched to U.S. 13. See the blaze.

Champions times three

The players for Middletown-Odessa-Townsend certainly didn't waste any time in securing their place in Delaware's Little League history Tuesday night. See the game.

Production ends at Boxwood Rd. plant

The last car rolled off the line Tuesday at General Motors' Boxwood Road

assembly plant -- a silver Pontiac Solstice that marks the end of the

now-obsolete model and Delaware's automaking industry. Check it out.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Bank of America plans to cut branches

Bank of America Corp.'s CEO Ken Lewis said he is planning to shrink the bank's 6,100-branch network by about 10 percent, The Wall Street Journal reported today. Find out more.

Kids learn outdoor survival skills

Fourth and fifth graders will be taking part in an outdoor survival skills

camp this week.  The campers learn about orienteering, wilderness first aid,

constructing shelters and other tips. Check it out.

Biden announced funding for Del. Police

Police departments in Delaware will receive more than $5 million in grants

to fund the hiring and rehiring of 24 police officers as part of a program

announced by Vice President Joe Biden this morning at an event in

Philadelphia. See the conference.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Churches moves into new home

Members of the Ezion Fair Baptist Church marched through the Wilmington Sunday on the way to new location in Southbridge. See the march.

Sword used in woman's fatal stabbing

A 21-year-old woman died early Sunday when her boyfriend stabbed her with a four-foot-long samurai sword at their apartment after the pair got into an argument, police said. Learn more.

One killed in fiery crash

One person died Sunday night and four others were injured in a fiery crash on the Roth Bridge, which carries Del. 1 over the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. See the accident.


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