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Delaware State Police investigating anonymous threats to schools

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

  Delaware police and schools apparently are among the targets of nationwide calls of false active shooters at the schools. Delaware State Police issued a statement later in the afternoon that said the calls have been determined to be a hoax and a form of “swatting.” Swatting occurs when a prank call is made to emergency services in an attempt …

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Rockefeller Center tree to cut through Newark Thursday

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Newark Police are warning motorists that the truck moving an Elkton tree to New York’s Rockefeller Center may cause traffic delays in the university town about 1 p.m. The large vehicle may cause temporary road closures and traffic delays, a press release said. The exact route will be: Southbound New London Road (Route 896) from the Maryland state line to …

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Tree worker killed by falling tree in Newark

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Police & Fire

Newark Police said a piece of a tree fell Monday onto a man helping cut it down and killed him. Photo by Pexels A tree service worker was hit and killed by a falling tree Monday, Newark Police Department reported. The name of the dead man is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin. A police press release …