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Ohio News: Delaware Man, Darnell A. Reeves Charged with Dealing Drugs that Resulted in at Least Three Overdose Deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged Darnell A. Reeves, 32, of Delaware, Ohio, in a nine-count indictment returned here today. Reeves is charged with drug charges related to the distribution of crack cocaine, fentanyl and heroin that resulted in four overdoses, three of them fatal. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for … Continue reading Ohio News: Delaware Man, Darnell A. Reeves Charged with Dealing Drugs that Resulted in at Least Three Overdose Deaths

Delaware News: Conviction, Sentence In Two Separate Kent County Murders

DELAWARE – A Kent County Superior Court judge found Daiquan T. Bordley guilty of Murder First Degree, Robbery First Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Conspiracy Second Degree following a week-long bench trial.  Deputy Attorneys General Lindsay Taylor and Alicia Porter prosecuted the case with help of Detective Dan … Continue reading Delaware News: Conviction, Sentence In Two Separate Kent County Murders

Health News: National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

WILMINGTON, DE — Delaware was one of 11 states that vetted potential strategies through the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices to address public health crises such as Hepatitis C and opioid use disorder by improving access to evidence-based pharmaceutical interventions while ensuring the fiscal sustainability of public programs.  The NGA released the … Continue reading Health News: National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

DOVER, DE – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2018.  The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, … Continue reading Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Delaware News: Contracts Expand Ability to Incentivize Private Funding of Economic Development, Social Impact Programs

NEWARK, DE – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, and business leaders, Delaware Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 242, allowing state government to enter into Pay for Success contracts that will incentivize private funding of economic development and social impact initiatives. Under terms of the contracts, the state would protect … Continue reading Delaware News: Contracts Expand Ability to Incentivize Private Funding of Economic Development, Social Impact Programs

Delaware News: Delaware Forest Service sends wildfire crew to Montana

SMYRNA, DE – The Delaware Forest Service is sending a crew of 20 wildland firefighters to the Northern Rockies to help battle wildfires in the West as the National Fire Preparedness Level is now at the maximum of 5 on a 5-point scale.  The team is flying from Harrisburg to Missoula, Montana (MSO) on Sunday, … Continue reading Delaware News: Delaware Forest Service sends wildfire crew to Montana

Delaware News: Attempted Carjacking Leads to Lengthy Prison Sentence for James Branch

DOVER, DE – A 38-year old Newark man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in an attempted carjacking in Wilmington.  In September 2017, James Branch tried to climb into a woman’s car in the parking lot of a supermarket on South Walnut Street in Wilmington.  Branch and the victim struggled in … Continue reading Delaware News: Attempted Carjacking Leads to Lengthy Prison Sentence for James Branch

Delware News: Felton Man, Brett Scott, Convicted In Dover Murder Case

DOVER, DE – A 2017 murder outside of a Dover apartment complex will send a Felton man to prison after his conviction by a Kent County Superior Court jury.  Deputy Attorneys General Jason Cohee and Stephen Smith secured the conviction of Brett Scott on charges of Murder Second Degree, Attempted Robbery First Degree, Possession of … Continue reading Delware News: Felton Man, Brett Scott, Convicted In Dover Murder Case