Friday, August 7, 2009

Police identify Wilmington homicide victim

A man found fatally shot in Wilmington’s Hedgeville neighborhood early

Thursday was identified today by police as 28-year-old Stephon Phillips. Go to the scene.

Ultimate fighters tune up for Philly bout

The Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title holder will defend his crown Saturday night in Philadelphia at the Wachovia Center. See the preparations.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Two charged with murder of Wilmington woman

Two men from Wilmington’s west side have been arrested in the weekend murder of a 57-year-old woman inside her Hedgeville home, police said today. Find out more.

2nd homicide in Wilmington this week

Police arrived in the 600 block of S. Connell St. about 12:30 a.m. and found

an unidentified male with multiple gunshot wounds. Go to the scene.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Sixers hoops tour comes to Delaware

The 76ers Summer Hoops Tour made a stop Tuesday at the Hanby Outdoor Center in Wilmington. Check it out.

Third man sought in slaying

New Castle County police Tuesday named a third man who they say was involved in a July 28 fatal shooting at the Georgetown Manor Apartments near New Castle. Learn more.

Friend pleads guilty to manslaughter

On the eve of a two-week trial, James L. Friend this week pleaded guilty to

manslaughter and a weapons charge in the February 2008 shooting death of

24-year-old Curtis Matthews. Find out more.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Delawareans take advantage of CARS program

As auto dealers and consumers scramble to make Cash for Clunkers deals with the program's funding in doubt, some owners of auto recyclers and parts dealers are lamenting the program's effect on their business. Check it out.

Homicide victim feared violence

A 57-year-old grandmother who rarely left her Hedgeville home because of a fear of street violence was fatally shot by an intruder there early Monday. Go to the scene of the crime.

Woman injured in fire

A Wilmington woman was hospitalized for smoke inhalation Monday after a two-alarm fire at her home. Wilmington Fire Capt. Michael Harris said the fire in the home, on the 2300 block of N. Jessup St., started just after 4:30 p.m. See the scene.


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