Friday, August 21, 2009

Kirkwood Library reopens

After months of renovations, the Kirkwood Library reopens tomorrow. Check out the new additions.

9 hospitalized after school bus crash

A head-on crash between a school bus and a construction utility body truck sent nine people, including eight children, to the hospital, said Richard D. Krett, an Assistant Chief with New Castle County Paramedics. Go to the scene.

UD football scrimmage today

The chance of afternoon thunderstorms forced the University of Delaware to

move up the time for its scrimmage today. Watch it now.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

City to accept grant, hire 16 officers

Wilmington Mayor James M. Baker said Wednesday that the city will accept a

$3.5 million federal stimulus grant and use it to hire 16 more police

officers. Find out more.

Police dogs and proud of it

The newest graduates of the New Castle County police canine training program

were introduced to the public Wednesday at Delaware Technical & Community

College in Stanton. See more.

Pedestrian killed crossing US 13

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night across the

street from New Castle Airport. Go the scene of crash.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Vintage warplanes spark memories

Chris Pedersen choked back tears as he stood beside the B-24 bomber Tuesday

at New Castle Airport. It resembled the plane he used to fly as a 20-year-old co-pilot during World War II. See the planes.

Punkin Chunkin goes national

This year's World Championship Punkin Chunkin, Delaware's oddest fall

tradition, will be shown to a global, prime-time Thanksgiving audience. See more.

$250M jackpot drawing tonight

The quarter-billion-dollar jackpot for tonight's multistate Powerball
drawing is the 10th largest in the game's history, and lottery officials say
it's now the world's largest estimated annuity prize.
Find out more.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

17-year-old charged in school vandalism

A 17-year-old boy, who police said has anger issues over his mother's death,

surrendered to state police on felony charges linked to the nearly $96,000

in vandalism last month at an area school. Find out more.

Dog days of summer

According to a recent Associated Press/ survey, half of

America's pet owners treat their animals like humans and some area

businesses are looking to accommodate them. Check it out.

Police identify motorcyclist killed Monday

State police have identified the motorcyclist killed Monday evening in a

one-vehicle crash along Del. 896 between U.S. 40 and Corporate Boulevard in Glasgow. See the crash.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Charity gets kids ready for school

The Sunday Breakfast Mission passed out book bags filled with supplies to more than 2,000 needy families this weekend in Wilmington. See more.

Freighter runs aground near Del. Memorial Bridge

A 749-foot freighter has been refloated after it ran aground Sunday night

near the Delaware Memorial Bridge, an official said. Go to the scene.

Camp a new experience for inner-city Scouts

On any other summer day, Christopher Baxter would probably be at home in

Wilmington, watching TV or playing video games. On Friday, he was taking

careful, tentative steps across a high, wobbly bridge of rope, watched on

either side by a barbarian and a knight. Check it out.


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