Delaware

Salmonella from Chicken Sickens People
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October 19, 2018 - 9:41 am
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) -- At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients...
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Ditches overflow due to remnants of Tropical Storm Michael.
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David Madden
October 12, 2018 - 12:14 pm
SMYRNA, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — What was left of Hurricane Michael barely brushed the tri-state region. It left us with a good deal of wind and rain, but nothing like the devastation that has ravaged a good swath of the South. Most of the problems that surfaced centered on the shore, like southern...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
September 12, 2018 - 3:22 pm
UPDATE: Sept. 13, 7 a.m. NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — As Hurricane Florence heads towards the east coast, officials in Delaware are making sure residents are ready for whatever may happen. Residents from Lewes down to Fenwick Island are being told to be ready for anything as hurricane paths...
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Delaware Gov. John Carney
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David Madden
September 12, 2018 - 3:14 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Ceremonies were held in New Castle Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the twin spans that serve as the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The first bridge opened in 1951, and the second one followed later in 1968. Delaware Gov. John Carney noted the tumultuous times...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
July 10, 2018 - 11:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A family of five, three of them children, were found shot to death in a home in New Castle County, Delaware, on Monday night. Delaware State Police say autopsies will be performed on the bodies of the five who were found. The center of this investigation is a home on...
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Dreamstime
July 02, 2018 - 4:34 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — What if motorists paid taxes based on the miles they drive in each state, instead of the gasoline they burn? The concept is being tested with GPS devices recording distance and location up and down the Interstate 95 corridor. The News Journal reports that more than 100 Delaware...
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Thomas Daniels, Uber driver
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Cherri Gregg
June 12, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Uber is changing course after barring a number of Pennsylvanians with old drug convictions from driving for its ride-hailing service. The original decision was based on a Delaware law that prohibits individuals with certain types of drug convictions from working as...
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Dreamstime
John McDevitt
June 06, 2018 - 7:37 pm
LEWES, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation (MERR) Institute is keeping an eye on an unusual increase of bottlenose dolphin carcasses that washed up on Delaware's shores over the last few weeks. Sixteen bottlenose dolphin that washed ashore were found dead in...
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 In this May 14, 2018, file photo, men watch horse racing on an array of screens at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J.
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David Madden
June 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio, AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney ushered in a new era of gaming at Dover Downs on Tuesday, making the first legal sports bet outside of Nevada. The market for legal sports gambling in the United States widened significantly on Tuesday with expanded betting in Delaware,...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
May 31, 2018 - 4:52 pm
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — It appears Delaware will be the first state outside of Nevada to offer full-blown sports betting, starting next week. New Jersey has votes set on approving regulations on June 7. Pennsylvania's still working on it, with plans for casinos to apply for temporary licenses...
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