Delaware

Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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Pat Loeb
April 19, 2019 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race next week. The decision answers one of the most significant outstanding questions of the early presidential primary season, which has already seen announcements from 18...
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Gov. John Carney signed the bill to raise the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products in Delaware.
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David Madden
April 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The state of Delaware will soon raise the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products. Gov. John Carney signed the bill with several young people present. Officials hope teenagers will benefit from the change, some estimating it could help...
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The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado hit Sussex County, Del., early Monday morning.
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Dan Wing
April 16, 2019 - 7:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has confirmed that it was indeed a tornado that ripped through parts of Sussex County, Delaware, early Monday morning. Officials say an EF-2 Tornado did touch down around 3:38 a.m. Monday in the Laurel and Seaford...
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Monarch butterfly from John Heinz NWR with a bonus bumble bee
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Molly Daly
April 15, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's wild out there. That's the message behind the City Nature Challenge, started in 2016 with a bet between two California natural history museums. It's grown into an international event, and for the first time, Philadelphia's joining the competition. Philadelphia...
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United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Dan Wing
March 30, 2019 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Among the many politicians and Americans calling for a full release of the Mueller Report is Delaware Senator Chris Coons. Senator Coons says his initial reaction to the 4-page summary of the finding of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was one of relief...
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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery via AP
March 23, 2019 - 8:44 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware created its SuperEIGHT beer after a conversation with people at Kodak, the upstate New York technology company most famous for its photographic roots...
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March 16, 2019 - 7:33 pm
By Arlette Saenz (CNN) -- Joe Biden has indicated it is "all but certain" he'll run in 2020, Sen. Chris Coons said Wednesday. "I'm optimistic he's going to run for president. I'm actually confident he's going to run for president. He's 95% there and everything that needs to be in place for him to...
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Prison cell
Kim Glovas
March 15, 2019 - 5:40 pm
DELAWARE (KYW Newsradio) -- There's a surprising turn of events in the case against inmates involved in the deadly Delaware prison uprising a couple years ago. Prosecution will continue against three of sixteen inmates, originally charged after the prison uprising in Delaware, which left one...
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psychiatrist with client
Dreamstime
March 06, 2019 - 8:54 am
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware psychiatrist has lost his medical license after being accused of having sex with his patients, keeping unlicensed guns in his office and repeatedly prescribing drugs in a careless manner in the years since he sexually abused two girls. The News Journal of Wilmington...
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lottery ticket
Dreamstime
David Madden
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PAULSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- There are a handful of states, including Delaware, where big time lottery winners do not have to have their identities released or attend press conferences to get their prize. New Jersey could soon join that list. Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-Paulsboro) tried to...
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