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Judge delivers guilty verdicts for two girls in Joyner-Francis death

Two of three girls charged in the attack on 16-year-old Howard High student Amy Joyner-Francis last April were found guilty Thursday.

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New Wilmington top cop comes from Chicago PD

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced his pick for the city’s new police chief. He’s handing the reins to Robert Tracy after considering 35 candidates; only 10 including Tracy were interviewed.

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Sen. Chris is calling on President Trump to develop a strategy to defeat ISIS if he plans additional military action in Syria.  

 


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Warm spring weather hits the First State to start the week. Temperatures in the low-80s are in the forecast for Tuesday.

Ozone pollution continues to be a threat to Delaware, according to a report from Environment America Research & Policy Center.

 

 


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Gas prices in the First State inched up some more last week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular rose another penny over the past seven days – from $2.27 to $2.28.

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Delaware shellfish enthusiasts are a step closer to raising oysters and clams as lottery applications are now available for shellfish farming leases in the Inland Bays.

 

 


Anita Pisano

Sunday, a group of local high school orchestra students are headed to New York. They’re playing in Carnegie Hall on Monday.


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A parenting conference Friday morning in Wilmington focused on needs specific to young moms under the age of 22.


Some additional help is flowing to the families of two Wilmington firefighters killed in the line of duty last fall.

 

The Delaware Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund announced Wednesday it will pay all tuition expenses for the children of Ardythe Hope and Lt. Christopher Leach.

 


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Private businesses would play a significant role in handing out publicly funded economic development grants and loans under a plan Gov. John Carney’s (D) constructing.


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The walls of Delaware Vapor are lined with hundreds of bottles of e-juice – liquid nicotine in any flavor you can imagine that you pour into a handheld machine.


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