DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) — At 71, Ruth Rivera has 4 children, 12 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. She also has a late-blooming career as a rap artist.
Rivera goes by DC Moochie these days when she’s laying down tracks. Predominantly, the Delaware City native has been focused on ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Jacksonville State to an 81-54 rout of Delaware State on Saturday night.
Jacksonville State (5-3) has won five consecutive games since opening the season with three straight losses. The Gamecocks travel to face Wichita ...
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Cols. Africentric 95, Cols. Briggs 13
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Former governors, lawmakers, business and community leaders, and a former Philadelphia Phillies owner are among scores of Delawareans vouching for a disgraced bank president facing years in prison for fraud.
Former Wilmington Trust president Robert Harra Jr. and three ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials have confirmed that the death last month of an inmate who was charged in a fatal prison riot last year was a suicide.
Delaware’s public safety department confirmed in an email Friday that 30-year-old Kelly Gibbs killed himself on Nov. 22, just days ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl before throwing her into a pond has been sentenced to life in prison.
Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Santucci was sentenced Friday to life plus 50 years after pleading guilty in August to ...
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) _ Greif Inc. (GEF.B) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $40.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Delaware, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 67 cents. Earnings, adjusted for ...
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) _ Greif Inc. (GEF) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $40.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Delaware, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 67 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring ...
Doctor faces sentencing after financial crime plea
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has scheduled a May sentencing for a Maryland doctor who was charged with conspiring to commit bank fraud and making false statements on loan applications.
The sentencing order was filed Tuesday after 46-year-old Zahid Aslam of Elkton, ...
Father of paraplegic man killed by police gets probation
HARBESON, Del. (AP) — The 83-year-old father of a paraplegic man who was shot and killed by police during a drug raid has received probation for a related weapons charge.
The News Journal
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware say thieves broke into a lot near a Delaware port and made off with several new vehicles, using one to ram the fence and make a getaway.
News outlets report that most of the vehicles have since been recovered.
A Delaware State Police ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Senior Kevin Larkin scored a career 40 points and Delaware State beat Division III-member Cairn University 102-66 on Monday night to end its three-game losing streak.
Larkin shot 17 of 26 from the floor, grabbed 11 rebounds — six on the offensive end — had six assists ...
New York man gets prison for trying to sell fake cocaine
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to prison for trying to sell seven kilograms of fake cocaine to an undercover agent in Delaware.
Citing a U.S. Department of Justice release, The News Journal
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Remains of 3 troops killed in Afghanistan return to US
WASHINGTON (AP) — The remains of three service members killed in the deadliest attack against American forces in Afghanistan this year have arrived back in the U.S.
Vice President Mike Pence and relatives of the men were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to receive the ...
Body of airman killed in Afghanistan arrives back in US
HOOKSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania airman who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan is back home in the U.S.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, of Hookstown, was one of three service members who died Tuesday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, an area where ...
Lawyer: Death of inmates in riot trial due to ongoing abuse
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A lawyer suing Delaware prison officials says ongoing abuse and neglect is to blame for the recent deaths of two inmates who witnessed a fatal prison riot last year.
The News Journal of Wilmington
Court weighs appeal in student’s alcohol-related death
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether a judge erred in ruling that a University of Delaware sorority was not responsible for the death of a student who was hit by a car after getting drunk.
A three-judge panel heard arguments Wednesday in an appeal ...
Brodeur, Washington help Penn roll past Delaware State 76-48
DOVER, Del. (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 10 points, matched a career-high with 13 rebounds and added a season-best five assists to help lead Pennsylvania to a 76-48 victory over Delaware State on Tuesday night.
It was a consecutive double-double and third of the season for Brodeur. Freshman Bryce ...
Gasket blamed for gas leak that disrupted bridge traffic
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A preliminary investigation has found that a gasket failure caused a chemical gas leak that forced the temporary closure of a heavily used bridge connecting Delaware and New Jersey on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Officials with Croda Inc. said Tuesday that ...
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania school district employee who stole over $210,000 has been sentenced to 90 days of home confinement.
The Delaware County Daily Times
Nurse in cancer hoax gets 2 years in prison, must repay $47K
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University nurse accused of pretending she had lung cancer to get money, gifts and sympathy has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to charges including theft.
The Columbus Dispatch
US soldier’s body returned from Afghanistan to US
Carter scores 23, Delaware beats Louisiana Tech 75-71
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Eric Carter had 23 points, eight rebounds and four assists, helping Delaware beat Louisiana Tech 75-71 on Monday night.
Ithiel Horton made three 3-pointers and scored 18 points for Delaware (5-2). Darian Bryant added 12 points and Kevin Anderson 11.
Carter and ...
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No answers yet to gas leak that disrupted bridge traffic
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials are trying to determine what caused a chemical gas leak that forced the temporary closure of a heavily used bridge connecting Delaware and New Jersey on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
The leak of highly flammable ethylene oxide from a Croda ...
DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) — Some people living in Delmarva may be surprised to hear that a giant bull statue is set to stand outside a Dagsboro family farm next year.
But for many who have lived in and around Ocean City and Chincoteague, it’s simply the next adventure for the 44-year-old Eastern ...
Delaware attorney general moves to shut down Backpage LLCs
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s attorney general has moved to dissolve the limited liability companies behind Backpage.com, a classified ad website whose listings included sexual services.
The News Journal
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A Delaware bridge shut down in both directions by a gas leak Sunday evening, bringing traffic on a major East Coast artery to a standstill on one of the busiest travel days of the year, has reopened.
The Delaware Department of Transportation tweeted late Sunday that ...
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the chemical gas leak that shut down the Delaware Memorial Bridge (all times local):
A gas leak that shut down the Delaware Memorial Bridge in both directions has reopened.
The Delaware Department of Transportation tweeted late ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Washington State beat Delaware State 80-52 Saturday night.
Ahmed Ali added 17 points. Viont’e Daniels hit 3 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with 11 points for WSU (3-1).
“I felt like in the beginning ...
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Francis Alonso and Isaiah Miller each scored 16 points each and UNC Greensboro held off Louisiana Tech in the closing minutes for an 80-73 victory on Saturday night at the Delaware Invitational.
After Louisiana Tech cut the gap to five points with 11 seconds left, ...
James Madison beats Delaware 20-6 in FCS first-rounder
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci passed for 223 yards and a touchdown and the James Madison defense clamped down on Delaware for a 20-6 victory in a first-round FCS playoff game on Saturday.
The Dukes (9-3), making their 15th playoff appearance and a two-time national champion, will ...
UNC Greensboro wins 4th straight, 84-65 over Delaware
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Francis Alonso and Kyrin Galloway scored 16 points each on Friday night, and UNC Greensboro used a second-half run to win its fourth straight, 84-65 over Delaware.
The Spartans (5-1) went on a 23-4 run capped by Demetrius Troy’s jumper that gave UNCG its largest lead at ...
Another inmate involved in Delaware prison riot has died
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Department of Correction says another inmate involved in a fatal prison riot last year has died.
The News Journal of Wilmington
1 inmate found guilty of murder in Delaware prison riot
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — One of three inmates on trial for a deadly Delaware prison riot was found guilty of murder Tuesday, the first verdicts in a case that will involve 17 inmates over the next several months.
A New Castle County jury found Dwayne Staats, 37, guilty of felony ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A youth hockey coach from Pennsylvania has been sentenced to one year in jail in Delaware for unlawful sexual contact with boys nearly three decades ago.
The News Journal reports
Ex-Maine baseball player faces trial for rape charges
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A University of Maine coach says he knew of no reports of misconduct against a former university baseball player who is facing charges of raping six women in Delaware.
The Bangor Daily News
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jonathan Mitchell scored 17 points with three 3-pointers and seven rebounds and Delaware State beat Division III St. Elizabeth 80-47 on Monday night for its first win of the season.
Fahim Jenneto scored 15 points with four 3-pointers, Saleik Edwards had 13 with three ...
Delaware doctor reunites with Vietnam patient after 50 years
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — As the paramedics wheeled Roger Wagner into the American hospital in Vietnam, all he could hear were moans of soldiers who had lost their limbs, the cries of young men who believed they were going to die.
It was December 29, 1967 — the midst of the Vietnam War — ...
QB Smith leads Delaware State to 41-7 in his first start
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Shayne Smith threw for three touchdowns in his first career start and Delaware State ended its season with a 41-7 victory over Virginia-Lynchburg on Saturday.
Smith, a sophomore and the third-string quarterback coming into the season, was 16 of 19 for 212 yards ...
Forbes, Villanova top Delaware for Battle of the Blue trophy
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Aaron Forbes rushed for 138 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Zach Bednarczyk passed for 269 yards and a touchdown in his final game with Villanova, and the Wildcats upset Delaware 42-21 on Saturday for the Battle of the Blue trophy.
Villanova has won 12 of the ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has a new four-legged family member.
The Delaware Humane Association said Saturday that Biden and his wife, Jill, have adopted a 10-month-old German Shepherd named Major.
Director of Animal Care Kerry Bruni said the Bidens had ...
Walton scores 21 points, Longwood beats Delaware State 89-73
FARNVILLE, Va. (AP) — Isaiah Walton scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, JaShaun Smith added 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting and Longwood never trailed in defeating Delaware State 89-73 on Friday night.
Sean Flood added 10 points off the bench and the Lancers (4-0) shot 47.5 percent from ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware resident facing federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion has agreed to enter a guilty plea in the case.
A judge on Friday scheduled a Nov. 27 plea hearing for 57-year-old Michael Boyce of Ocean City, New Jersey.
Jury deliberations set in trial over fatal prison riot
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jurors are set to begin deliberating Friday in the trial of three Delaware inmates charged in a deadly prison riot.
The jury heard closing arguments Thursday in the trial of Jarreau Ayers and Dwayne Staats, both 37, and Deric Forney, 29. The three are the first ...
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Darian Bryant led five players in double-figures scoring with 18 points and Delaware beat Chestnut Hill 100-62 on Tuesday night.
Eric Carter scored 15, Kevin Anderson and Jacob Cushing each scored 13 and Ithiel Horton scored 10 against the Division II-member Griffins. ...
Sex trafficking case dropped against ex-death row inmate
HONOLULU (AP) — Sex trafficking charges in Hawaii were dismissed Tuesday against a former death row inmate from Delaware, allowing him to walk of court a free man again.
U.S. prosecutors dropped a 10-count indictment against Isaiah McCoy, who represented himself in the case. A judge ...
The Latest: Recent information ended sex trafficking case
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of sex trafficking charges against a former death row inmate (all times local):
U.S. prosecutors say they dismissed sex trafficking charges against a former death row inmate because of information they became aware of in the past ...