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Antionette Lee
August 18, 2019 - 10:55 am
UPDATED: Aug. 19, 11:15 a.m. ___ NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating a plane crash that left two people dead in Delaware Sunday morning. The plane crashed in a wooded area off of Route 7. URGENT: In #...
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Croda Inc., in New Castle located at the base of the Delaware Memorial Bridge had a toxic release leaking ethylene oxide, an extremely flammable gas, from a tank on the site, causing the bridge to be shut down for several hours on Sunday night.
Jennifer Corbett/The News Journal
August 13, 2019 - 9:37 am
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware environmental officials are updating residents about actions taken by a chemical plant owner since a gas leak last year temporarily closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge one of the busiest travel days of the year. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental...
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Beatrice Warren-Curtis, who went by her middle name, Nicole, was a 2000 graduate of Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington.
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Tim Jimenez
August 06, 2019 - 7:10 am
WILMINGTON, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The flags outside of Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington, Del., are at half-staff for the nine people killed in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday. One of those victims, Beatrice Warren-Curtis, who went by her middle name, Nicole, was a 2000...
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This tree, in a Newark, Delaware, neighborhood, was struck by lightning.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 02, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 8:09 a.m. NEWARK, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Delaware men are in the hospital, one is in critical condition, after they were hurt during a lightning strike yesterday. It seemed like a nice summer afternoon on Medley Drive in the Harmony Woods neighborhood of Newark. A man with his friend...
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Authorities say two people have been shot inside the ManorCare nursing home in Wilmington, Delaware.
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John McDevitt
July 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Wilmington, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities say two people have been shot inside the ManorCare nursing home in Wilmington, Delaware. State police say there is no immediate threat to the public at this time. The condition of the two victims is currently unknown. The incident, authorities day,...
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Longhorn beetle - stock photo
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John McDevitt
July 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
WILMINGTON, DE (KYW Newsradio) — Two invasive insects were recently found inside cargo containers at the Port of Wilmington; and officials say the discovery of agricultural pests at points of entry in the United State is more common than you may think. Although weevils and longhorned beetles have...
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Paul Kurtz
June 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delaware lawmakers are taking a serious look at ending the biannual shifts to Eastern Standard and Daylight Saving Time. Under state Senate Bill 73, Delaware would move east into Atlantic Standard Time, effectively making Daylight Saving Time permanent. "Because it...
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Marijuana plant
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Dan Wing
June 08, 2019 - 10:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Medical marijuana has been legal in Delaware for nearly a decade, but the 'First State' is now one step closer to approving weed for recreational purposes too. The goal of bill sponsors is to keep pot out of the hands of minors. The bill got approval from the...
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Tim Jimenez
May 16, 2019 - 8:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The presidential campaign for Joe Biden announced Thursday morning that its national headquarters will be in Philadelphia, reportedly in Center City. The announcement comes a few days before a kickoff rally for the former vice president scheduled to take place...
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Roberto Rodriguez.
Newark Police Department
Jay Scott Smith
May 06, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware man is facing a number of charges after allegedly posing as an Uber driver and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman. 41-year-old Roberto Rodriguez is accused of luring an intoxicated 21-year-old woman into his pickup truck early Sunday morning and...
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