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Wilmington moves 2 steps closer on police body cameras

Wilmington has made two major advances on equipping all of its uniformed police officers with body cameras. City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a contract for equipment and installation, WDEL reported. The vote was on the same day the city announced...

Live-streamed governor, House debates Tuesday, Wednesday

  Debates among candidates for Delaware’s governor and the U.S. House of Representatives are planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and will be live-streamed on Delaware Live, Town Square Delaware and Milford Live. Voters can submit questions in advance...

Influence & Integrity in American Politics

The Founder’s Folio is an editorial series for Delaware Live by Founder and DE Entrepreneur and Family Businessman Chris L. Kenny. You can visit his website and blog at chrislkenny.com Our political season is in full swing. We are bombarded...

A Columbus Day question: Where’s his statue?

In June, in response to protests that started after the death George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement, Wilmington removed statues of Christopher Columbus and Caesar Rodney and placed them in storage. Here’s what has happened since. Nothing. No evaluation...

DSU tackles Black Lives Matter with a new boulevard, institute — and cookouts

  As Jacob Blake’s name is added to the lengthening list of black Americans shot down in encounters with law enforcement, and the resultant protests generate their own casualties that seem to deepen existing divisions in our nation, I am...

Carney signs bill to ban chokeholds by law enforcement

Chokeholds are now banned for all law enforcement agencies in Delaware. The ban, approved Thursday by Gov. John Carney, is part of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus’ “Justice for All” agenda, introduced following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The...

Legislators introduce new policing, social justice reforms

Members of the Delaware General Assembly introduced sweeping criminal justice and police reform measures today on the steps of Legislative Hall in Dover. The Delaware Legislative Black Caucus were joined by Attorney General Kathy Jennings and other officials in unveiling several measures they...

Beau Biden Scholarship winners named – seniors get financial awards for college

More than $25,000 in scholarship funds have been awarded to six graduating high school seniors in honor of Beau Biden, Delaware's former Attorney General. The Beau Biden Memorial Scholarship was established by the I Could Do Great Things Foundation, founded in...

State deploys “Beach Ambassadors” to keep beachgoers safe and socially distant

  If you happen to be on the beach this weekend and someone approaches you with a discrete word of advice on social distancing or mask-wearing, consider it a diplomatic overture.   The strategic deployment of these "Beach Ambassadors" along the Delaware...

Senator Coons on the Coronavirus Crisis, $2 Trillion Stimulus: “We Have Overcome Far Greater Things”

Working on less than five hours of sleep, US Senator Chris Coons doesn’t seem to be running low on energy after an “insane week” that saw manic stock market whipsawing and passage of an emergency $2 trillion stimulus package. On...
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