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Here's what Delaware gun owners think about stricter gun laws2019-07-17 10:57 UTC by Delaware News Journal

We've gotten scores of emails and phone calls about the recent gun control bills, and conducted dozens of interviews with gun owners across the state.

Two charters close in one year. How does Delaware hold schools accountable?2019-07-17 12:14 UTC by Delaware News Journal

The state has measures to hold charter schools accountable. But this year, two closed and another is being investigated, sending parents scrambling to find new schools for their children.

How Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione became Delaware's king of beer2019-07-17 12:24 UTC by Delaware News Journal

He was green and had almost no money when he founded Dogfish 25 years ago. Now he's an industry leader fresh off a $300M merger. This is how Sam Calagione got here.

Wawa groceries? Why some Delawareans prefer convenience stores to supermarkets2019-07-17 12:22 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Some say that the convenience of Wawa is their main reason and some say they don't have a choice.

Milford football legend killed in motorcycle crash2019-07-17 12:23 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Brandon LeGrand was 28 years old. His former coaches described him as a caring, considerate young man who could turn a game around in a split second.

Fyre Festival documentary by Wilmington mayor's son earns 4 Emmy Award nominations2019-07-16 20:22 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Mick Purzycki was an executive producer on Netflix's “FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened," which snagged four Emmy nominations Tuesday.

These doctors immigrated legally. They still fear they'll be sent home over visa denials2019-07-16 14:49 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Foreign doctors come to America for better opportunity, and often serve in rural areas.

Teriyaki Madness brings fresh, fast Asian cuisine to Wilmington's Concord Pike2019-07-17 11:40 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Delaware's first Teriyaki Madness will be located in a new building at 3311 Concord Pike in Wilmington. The site was formerly occupied by a Wings To Go.

The 4 House Republicans who voted with Democrats to condemn Trump's racist tweets toward 'The Squad'2019-07-17 13:38 UTC by USA TODAY

The House resolution, which said Trump's "racist comments have legitimized fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color" passed 240-187.

Company aims to make warehouses into farms in Wilmington. Apply only if you've been to prison2019-07-15 15:03 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Second Chances Farm plans to provide jobs for ex-offenders and profits for investors.

Reader's Digest will pick the 'nicest place in America.' This Delaware community could win2019-07-17 11:39 UTC by Delaware News Journal

A development in Middletown is Delaware's contestant in Reader's Digest's search for the nicest place to live in America

Trump voters cringe and shrug at tweets while Democrats rage2019-07-17 13:49 UTC by SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press

Across the country, in states critical to Trump's reelection, the reaction to Trump's racist tweets exposed two vastly different views on race politics in America.

'Beautiful noise': These Bellevue birds are bound for Brazil2019-07-17 11:59 UTC by Delaware News Journal

A colony of purple martins at Bellevue State Park is taking off under the watch of locals.

Top stories for today2019-07-17 13:12 UTC by Wochit

Here's the top stories we're following today. 7/17/2019

Vote for Delaware's favorite pizza2019-07-16 14:50 UTC by Delaware News Journal

We asked people on social media for their favorite pizza places in Delaware and they had a lot to say. Now we're narrowing the list.

10-year-old with autism, who struggled to socialize, finds place to thrive in Little League baseball2019-07-15 15:04 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Carter Marlowe's Midway Little League experience has made a huge difference, his mother says.

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at age 992019-07-17 11:39 UTC by USA TODAY

John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice, was a Republican president's nominee but led the liberal wing.

Jump shot or not, Sixers needed to 'max' Ben Simmons2019-07-16 10:57 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Ben Simmons will be in Philadelphia through the 2024-25 season.

Blackface scandal dampens Gov. Northam's election year fundraising2019-07-17 13:01 UTC by Associated Press

Virginia Gov.Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in this election year in the wake of the recent blackface scandal.

What guns could be banned?: Assault weapons ban explained2019-07-17 10:50 UTC by The News Journal

We spoke to federally licensed firearms dealer Jim Beatty about the guns in question.

Beer and food sales have plunged at Firefly, and vendors have theories on why2019-07-15 15:04 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Sales tanked at Firefly this year, even for icons like Dogfish Head. What's going on?

5 digital benefits of a Delaware News Journal subscription2019-07-09 14:30 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Be one of the first to learn about Delaware breaking news with alerts, flip through a digital replica of The News Journal, and more.

As couple sues Ocean City, records show past Boardwalk tram accidents2019-07-17 10:00 UTC by Salisbury Daily Times

As a Maryland couple and the town of Ocean City go to court over a boardwalk tram accident, records show this isn't the first incident in recent years.

Dogfish Head founder: We're still David against Goliaths, but with bigger slingshot now2019-07-17 09:33 UTC by The News Journal

Sam Calagione said Boston Beer gives Dogfish Head more resources to take on the two beer giants.

Why a Wilmington mother is standing by a man charged with rape2019-07-15 15:03 UTC by Delaware News Journal

'I don't want her to grow up without a father.' Sheena Bradley explains why she stands by a man charged with raping three women.

Sound of success: purple martins taking off at Bellevue2019-07-17 09:34 UTC by The News Journal

Brazil-bound birds are getting a boost at their Bellevue colony site.

SUV bursts into office building2019-07-17 04:07 UTC by The News Journal

The driver of an SUV lost control and burst into an Ogletown office building Tuesday night.

Lawsuits claim agonizing, and preventable, death of inmate in Delaware prison2019-07-12 12:21 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Two separate lawsuits detail the final days and hours of Luis Cabrera's life, claiming he didn't receive adequate medical care and subsequently died.

SUV drives into Ogletown office, one hospitalized2019-07-17 04:09 UTC by Delaware News Journal

The driver of a SUV was hospitalized after losing control and breaking through a wall into an Ogletown office building.

Driver hospitalized after SUV plunges into office2019-07-17 03:21 UTC by Delaware News Journal

No one inside an Ogletown office building was hurt after an SUV burst through a wall and windows late Tuesday.

Apollo 11 anniversary: How Delaware companies made the moon landing possible2019-07-16 18:46 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Fifty years later, two Delaware companies that made the Apollo 11 mission possible are still innovating in the First State.

Dover man charged with faking military service on Harrington Raceway and Casino job app2019-07-17 11:59 UTC by Delaware News Journal

A man from Dover was arrested after he falsely claimed he was a military veteran, according to the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

Plane crashes into Ocean City, Maryland beach, police say2019-07-17 12:24 UTC by Salisbury Daily Times

Ocean City, Maryland police responded to reports that a small plane crashed into the beach about 6 p.m. Tuesday.

As Wilmington’s crime rate has soared,  so has its police spending2019-07-11 13:35 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Policing has taken up an increasingly greater share of government spending in Wilmington.

Police identify woman who died in crash after her car went into flames near Odessa2019-07-16 20:07 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Delaware State Police have identified the woman who died Friday night in a fiery crash north of Odessa.

Nine years after first attack, man found guilty of raping 3 women2019-07-16 20:00 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Two of the rapes Kili Mayfield was convicted of occurred during a period state officials failed to enter his DNA sample in a national database of sex offenders.

2019-07-16 18:35 UTC

The last time humans went to the moon, two superpowers battled it out for national pride. This time the players are banking on financial opportunities.

Meek Mill seeks new trial, judge after decade-long probation2019-07-16 18:27 UTC by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

Lawyers for Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade.

Los Angeles Dodgers crush Philadelphia Phillies 16-22019-07-16 17:20 UTC by Associated Press

The Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night.

Phillies suffer devastating loss to Dodgers2019-07-16 17:12 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Photos from the Phillies-Dodgers game Monday, July 15.

New subscriber guide: How to make the most of your Delaware Online subscription2019-04-15 16:01 UTC by Delaware News Journal

We're glad to have you as a subscriber to Delaware Online. Here are a few resources that might be helpful.

18-year-old accused of carjacking three teens, trying to ram officer chasing him2019-07-16 16:43 UTC by Delaware News Journal

An 18-year-old has been accused of stealing a car at gunpoint and then leading New Castle County Police on a chase.

Corrections & Clarifications2019-07-13 20:32 UTC by Delaware News Journal

The following corrections & clarifications have been published on stories produced by The News Journal.

Biden on taking on Trump: 'I'm used to bullies'2019-07-16 15:39 UTC by USA TODAY

"I know it will be an ugly campaign. I know it will be not an honorable campaign that he'll run, but I'm not backing down at all from him," Biden said.

Birthdays: Anita Truban2019-07-14 11:57 UTC by Wilmington

Birthdays: Anita Truban; XOXO Nana & Granddad

Woman finds noose in Wilmington Home Depot, similar to incidents reported around country2019-07-16 19:34 UTC by Delaware News Journal

A customer found a noose in a Home Depot in North Wilmington on Friday while shopping with her family.

Dangerously hot: Weather service issues excessive heat watch for northern Delaware2019-07-16 15:08 UTC by Delaware News Journal

Starting Wednesday, northern Delaware and the Philadelphia urban corridor will be under an excessive heat watch, the National Weather Service said.

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year2019-07-17 14:02 UTC by CNBC

Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.

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Stingless wasps released to combat invasive beetle that 2019-07-02 01:00:00A small but deadly army has taken to the skies to protect Newark from a winged invader: the emerald ash borer, which if left unchecked, could devastat

Duck Donuts fundraiser to benefit A.I. children's hospital 2019-07-02 00:30:00Next week, supporting Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the kids it serves will be as easy as buying a doughnut.

Main Street water main work prompts some restaurants 2019-07-01 17:41:00Ongoing water main work is continuing to affect Main Street businesses, with some restaurants choosing to close Monday instead of dealing with a requi

Bicyclist reports being robbed by two armed men 2019-07-01 16:22:00A bicyclist told police he was robbed by two armed men while riding through the Lumbrook neighborhood of Newark last week.

Newark Police arrest man accused in several burglaries 2019-07-01 15:38:00A man wanted in connection to several burglaries in northern Newark was arrested Monday morning, police said.

Delaware lawmakers end session with flurry of bills 2019-07-01 02:25:00Delaware lawmakers tackled dozens of measures both large and small before bringing down the gavel on this year's legislative session early Monday.

General assembly wrap-up: Social issues a focal point 2019-07-01 02:23:00Delaware's General Assembly addressed a host of social issues during this year's legislative session, which ended early Monday. Here is a look at so

Indictment: ‘Devious’ credit card skimming scheme discovered in 2019-06-28 17:56:00A credit card skimming device found on a gas pump in Newark in 2016 led federal investigators to uncover a broad conspiracy to steal credit card numbe

City of Newark will add electric cars to 2019-06-28 01:15:00The city of Newark is pursuing a plan to add electric vehicles to its fleet, a move that would save money, lower emissions and put the city at the for

Newark planning Independence Day festival, fireworks display 2019-06-28 00:30:00Bands will play, vendors will serve up a variety of food, and fireworks will light up the night sky next week as the Newark Parks and Recreation Depar

Retreat at Newark student housing complex sells for 2019-06-27 18:34:00A New York investment firm has purchased The Retreat at Newark student housing complex for $48 million, the company announced this week.

Defense bill includes $21 million for Army Reserve 2019-06-27 16:00:00The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill that authorizes $21 million in funding for a new Army Reserve Center in Newark.

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Poll: Kamala Harris surges in Iowa as Joe 2019-07-02 13:36:32A new Suffolk University/USA TODAY in Iowa, which holds the opening caucuses, shows Kamala Harris surging as Joe Biden struggles after the debate. &n

Fourth of July: How the weather could affect 2019-07-02 12:21:37Delaware is in a swath of states where thunderstorms are possible during July Fourth's barbecues, parades and fireworks.     &nb

Charges reinstated against man arrested after fatal overdose 2019-07-02 11:58:18Federal prosecutors have reindicted an alleged drug dealer arrested more than two years ago after a woman died of an overdose.    &nbs

Temperatures soar to 102 degrees in Serbia as 2019-07-02 11:47:39World Weather Attribution said that every heatwave occurring in Europe today "is made more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change."

University of Delaware, Delaware State add six football 2019-07-02 09:17:52For the first time, Blue Hens fans won't be on home turf in matchups against the Hornets. Two of the planned games are set for DSU's Alumni Stadium.

Here's where to celebrate the Fourth of July, 2019-07-02 09:14:09Fourth of July events in Delaware include favorites like Rehoboth fireworks and UD fireworks, as well as the Smyrna-Clayton parade and Dover celebrati

'Flesh-eating bacteria': What you need to know about 2019-07-02 08:51:11Here's what you need to know about Vibrio, the flesh-eating bacteria that can be found along the southeastern coast of the United States.  &nbs

Bill would require restaurants to offer kids 'healthy' 2019-07-02 07:43:54A bill that recently passed the state House requires all restaurants to offer a healthy beverage as the first option in any kids meals.   &

Brandywine Hundred Barnes & Noble moves down the 2019-07-02 07:25:46The Barnes & Noble in Brandywine Hundred has officially moved down Concord Pike, relocating from Concord Mall to the Concord Square Shop

Tower Hill's Ward works way back to top 2019-07-02 06:00:35Tower Hill's Robby Ward finished his career as Delaware's Boys Tennis Player of the Year for the third time.       &n

Ocean City hotel worker convicted of stealing $160,000 2019-07-02 06:00:25Richard Perry of Berlin, Maryland, was found guilty of theft scheme over $100,000 after stealing from the Castle in the Sand hotel in Ocean City. &nb

Wimbledon 2019: Delaware's Madison Brengle earns first-round upset 2019-07-01 18:47:44For Brengle, who has had success of late, it marks three consecutive appearances in the second round at Wimbledon.      &nbs

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Fireworks, family fun planned for Wilmington riverfront July 2019-07-02 13:46:38Wilmington is holding its annual Independence Day festivities again this year.

SoberLift program returns for July 4th holiday 2019-07-01 18:31:50The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is hoping to curb drunk driving at the Delaware beaches this Fourth of July holiday through a partnership

Record-breaking number of Delawareans expected to travel over 2019-07-01 14:07:13AAA is warning travellers to anticipate record-breaking traffic this July 4th weekend. Close to 50 million Americans are expected to travel, according

The Green - June 28, 2019 2019-06-28 17:09:03Listen to this edition of The Green or individual segments below:

Delaware Community Foundation awards nearly $300,000 in grants 2019-06-27 23:51:58The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) awarded its latest round of Focus Grants.

Historians say Prices Corner not sole Delaware lynching, 2019-06-27 21:05:36Local historians and activists say the state’s first marker memorializing a lynching that was installed last week in Price Corner is just the be

Downtown Dover parking garage plans stall 2019-06-26 19:34:48Plans for a parking garage in downtown Dover are on hold.

Homelessness down in Delaware, up in Sussex County 2019-06-26 18:27:17Delaware is reporting a dip in homelessness statewide but an increase in homelessness for Sussex County.

State purchases largest number of easements through AgLands 2019-06-24 15:59:49The state is making one of its biggest moves ever to preserve farmland this year.

The Green - June 21, 2019 2019-06-21 19:53:07Listen to this edition of The Green or individual segments below:

Battlelines drawn in fight over landfill expansion 2019-06-21 19:52:39A landfill just south of Wilmington is stirring controversy with a request to expand. Residents, a local utility, and members of the General Assembly

Sports commentator Stephen A. coming to Wilmington this 2019-06-21 18:29:12The City of Wilmington has announced a high-profile ambassador for its Historically Black Colleges and Universities week in September: Stephen A. Smit

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