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Wilmington Fire Fighters Association

Wilmington’s Fire Engine 6 station has been placed back into service for the time being – pending a complete assessment of fire department operations.

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Prison reform activists and inmates’ families are frustrated by how slowly the state is moving to review the hostage situation at a state prison that left one guard dead earlier this month.

The last time Connie Runyon said she heard from her son, an inmate in the C building at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, was the night the hostage situation began.


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The Wilmington Police Department’s current use of force policy hasn’t been made public - but according to the city of Wilmington it is currently being revised.

Courtesy Delaware Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service is giving grant money to volunteer fire companies statewide to help fight wildfires.

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The Syrian refugee family trying to settle in Delaware has arrived here.

The Jewish Family Services of Delaware and the ACLU of Delaware confirm the family of three reached the First State late Friday night.

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Following an air cannon explosion that left one of its crewmembers seriously injured last year, The Science Channel has cut ties with World Championship Punkin Chunkin.

Dover’s Johnson Victrola Museum will be featuring some historic love songs in time for Valentine's Day.

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An explosion at a Mountaire Farms chicken processing plant in Selbyville has left one employee in critical condition.

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company chief Matt Sliwa said the fire company and Sussex County EMS responded to a call about an explosion at Mountaire Farms at 3:06 a.m. Thursday.


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Drivers in the Dover area this weekend should expect delays on Routes 1 and 13 due to a funeral procession for a prison guard who died during a hostage crisis at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center last week.