Wilmington gun violence

Wilmington gun violence report: Pay for lots more intervention

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A report on reducing and preventing gun violence in Wilmington recommends the city fund several existing intervention organizations. create a coordinator position to oversee those groups and create more programming. Organizations that wanted to provide programming must have street level relationships and already actively engage in intervention work, the report from The Community Based Public Safety Collective. Mayor Mike Purzycki …

A Wilmington woman will go to federal prison for 31 months for lying on applications for COVID relief funds and accepting the money.

Delaware woman sent to prison for COVID relief funds theft

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

  A Wilmington woman was sentenced this week to 31 months in jail for applying for and taking $246,000 in false claims for federal COVID-19 relief funds. Ana Soto, 41, who formerly lived in Newark, submitted 17 fraudulent  loan applications for Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act money. She had applied for as much as $746,000 in small …

U.S. Capitol

Laurel father, son convicted for Jan. 6 Capitol actions

Staff WriterPolice & Fire, Headlines

A Delaware father and son were found guilty today of felony and misdemeanor charges for their actions during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. Kevin Seefried, 53, and his son, Hunter Seefried, 24, both of Laurel, Delaware, were found guilty of the felony offense of obstruction of an official proceeding on Jan. 6, 2021. They also were found guilty of four …