Darrin Taylor spent the 2021 Christmas holiday with his twin sister, Dawn, who lives in the Washington, D.C., area. Sussex County natives and graduates of Indian River High School, they both said their old stomping grounds have changed in the decades since they graduated.

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In conversation, Delaware State Police Superintendent Col. Melissa A. Zebley is thoughtful when considering questions, well-spoken and professional in her replies, and fiercely supportive of the agency’s approximately 1,000 employees, including 730 sworn officers.

Delaware State Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday morning, Dec. 29 at Artisans’ Bank, 35696 Atlantic Ave., in Millville. According to police reports, a male suspect entered the bank at about 10:40 a.m., approached a bank teller behind the counter and displayed a …

Since the mass shooting at Oxford High School in Oakland County, southeastern Michigan, which killed four young people in late November, more than 150 hoax active shooter threats have happened at educational institutions around the country. That’s an average of about five school shooting hoa…

A lawsuit filed on Dec. 17 by inmates at Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown, claiming they were attacked by jail employees while no action was taken by leadership there, is expected to be heard in U.S. District Court in Wilmington next year.

Race Directors Rick Hundley and Ernie Felici of Focus Multisports — known for the Bethany Beach First Responders Sports Weekend, Coastal Delaware Running Festival, Coastal Resorts Golf Classic, Surfin Snowman Valentine’s Day Weekend Love Run/Walk, Justin’s Beach House 5k, July 4th Holiday Fi…

The Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit and Sussex County Governor’s Task Force, this week concluded a multiple-month drug investigation on Michael A. Johnson, 32, of Selbyville with drug- and firearm-related charges.

The Delaware State Police this week reported on multiple school shooting threats that had been shared on social media platforms over the past few weeks. Numerous posts and/or images have been shared nationwide which have affected various schools across the country.

Frankford Police Chief Laurence Corrigan was among first-responders who received a boxed Thanksgiving meal from Blessings for Badges, a group of volunteers that provides holiday meals for those who work to protect their communities instead of spending the holiday with their families. Blessin…

The son of John M. Clayton Elementary School Vice Principal Bennett Murray has been found dead in Baltimore, Md., following a search that began when he didn’t come home to Sussex County for Thanksgiving.

The Delaware State Police this week arrested a 29-year-old Lewes man on multiple criminal charges after suspected drugs and a loaded handgun were located in his vehicle during a traffic stop, police reported, noting that the man also allegedly resisted arrest and injured two troopers when be…

The Delaware State Police this week again warned the public about leaving their cars unattended while idling, noting that the DSP Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit has been handling a rash of vehicle thefts occurring in the New Castle County area. A large majority of the thefts have occurr…

Delaware State Police this week wished everyone a happy holiday as family and friends gather to enjoy Thanksgiving festivities. But they also offered some tips for ensuring a safe holiday.

Recently, 10 Sussex County residents completed the Fall 2021 Department of Correction Citizens Academy. The six-week program gave community members an inside look at the organization and operations of Delaware’s largest law-enforcement agency and provided first-hand insight into how the DOC …

During the month of March 2021, the Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) Task Force, Delaware State Police, Wilmington Police Department, Dover Police Department and Delaware Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) began an investigation into a possible firearms “straw purchasing” suspect.…

The Hebron, Md., man whom police arrested and charged with murdering a 55-year-old woman in her Clarksville home on Oct. 21 was being held at Sussex Correctional Institution on $226,000 cash-only bail this week, according to Delaware State Police.

A quilt in patriotic colors, created to honor Ocean View Police Chief Kenneth McLaughlin and the Ocean View Police Department, was presented to McLaughlin during the Cops & Goblins Halloween celebration on Oct. 30 by a local woman eager to express her admiration.

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A 55-year-old Delaware woman is dead and a 40-year-old Hebron, Md., man in custody after a shooting in the Bethany Crest mobile home park in Clarksville early Thursday morning, Delaware State Police said.

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The body of a dead male, discovered in the 30000 block of Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View last weekend, and reported to the Delaware State Police, was removed by officials from the state’s Medical Examiner’s Office, according to DSP public information officer MCpl. Gary Fournier.

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Wednesday, Sept. 22, that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) had convicted a former Dewey Beach police officer for assaulting an innocent, injured person and then lying to the Court to have the victim incarcerated.

The first recorded meeting of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 16 was on May 20, 1999, and the group has been meeting and active in the community until COVID canceled meetings for more than a year. At the Lodge 16 meeting before meetings were suspended, officers resigned their positions after…

Since early this year, Millsboro officials have been talking about building a new, $5 million, 8,000-square-foot police building that would be about twice the size of the existing one on Main Street, but ground hasn’t yet been broken and progress has been slow.