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House committee debates student crimes being reported to school

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

A fiery discussion in the state House of Representatives Education Committee about a bill that would prevent schools from being told about students involved in certain crimes away from campus ended Wednesday with the bill being tabled. The sponsor of House Bill 396, Rep. Dorsey Walker, D-Wilmington, told the committee that the bill was designed to prevent double punishment. The …

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Milford custodian arrested for child porn after being reported by Twitter

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

  A Milford school custodial employee was charged with three counts of dealing in child pornography after being reported by Twitter, according to court records. Darin A. Albright, 57, is being held on $180,000 cash bail at the Sussex County Correctional Institution, according to the Delaware Department of Justice. Darin A. Albright His charges are Class B felonies, which carry …

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Seaford mayor pushes back against AG’s fetal remains lawsuit

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines, Health

Seaford Mayor David Genshaw says the ordinance has nothing to do with a woman’s right to get an abortion. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings on Tuesday filed suit against the City of Seaford in the state’s Court of Chancery over an ordinance relating to the manner by which abortion clinics must dispose of fetal remains.  Now, Seaford’s mayor and city …

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State trooper indicted for writing warnings without stopping drivers

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A state trooper has been indicted for writing warnings without stopping drivers.   NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect a later statement from the Department of Justice. A Delaware state trooper was indicted on four counts for fraudulently writing warnings for motorists, some of whom he didn’t even stop. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings said in a press …

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14 Wilmington gang members hit with 120 charges, including six murders

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

    Fourteen members of the Wlmington gang have been indicted on more than 120 criminal charges, including six counts of murder, authorities announced Monday. The indictment comes after a six-month long investigation involving the Delaware Department of Justice, Wilmington Police Department and New Castle County Police Department, and more agencies. The six murder charges relate to deaths between Nov. …