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Delaware News: Prison Sentence for Mark Herring, Who Beat Nephew With Pipe

Other defendants plead to rape, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, assault, and theft charges DOVER, DE – Jan. 26, 2019 – Delaware Deputy Attorney General Anna Currier secured a prison sentence for a 60-year-old Wilmington man who pled guilty to beating his nephew with a metal pipe.  After an argument, Mark Herring took … Continue reading Delaware News: Prison Sentence for Mark Herring, Who Beat Nephew With Pipe

Delaware News: Delaware Governor John Carney Announces Loan Program for Federal Workers

Program would provide state-guaranteed, low-interest loans for workers going unpaid during shutdown DOVER, DE – Jan. 24, 2019 Delaware Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a state-guaranteed, low-interest loan program to assist federal workers who are going unpaid during the federal government shutdown. Loans funded through the program announced Thursday would be made by a … Continue reading Delaware News: Delaware Governor John Carney Announces Loan Program for Federal Workers

Delaware News: Delaware Licenses 46 Captive Insurers in Challenging Environment

DOVER, DE – Jan. 23, 2019 – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro today announced the formation of 46 captive insurers in Delaware in 2018.  Commissioner Navarro stated, “Captive insurance formations faced a number of challenges in 2018, due to recent changes in tax law.  Despite the headwinds, Delaware’s having knowledgeable captive regulators continues to attract … Continue reading Delaware News: Delaware Licenses 46 Captive Insurers in Challenging Environment

Delaware News: Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council votes to raise surf-fishing permit fees for 2019 season

DOVER, DE – Jan. 18, 2019 – Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council, which advises DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, today voted to raise surf fishing permit fees this year and to limit the number of permits issued annually to no more than 17,000.  Both decisions were made at a regularly-scheduled Parks and Recreation Advisory … Continue reading Delaware News: Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council votes to raise surf-fishing permit fees for 2019 season

Delaware News: Organic poultry farm located in Harrington receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Harrington, DE – Jan. 15, 2019 – Poultry farmers John and Linda Brown were recognized during Delaware Ag Week for their efforts to improve water quality and reduce nutrient runoff with the 2018 Delaware Environmental Stewardship Award. The Brown’s L&J Farm is located in Harrington, where they raise chickens for Perdue Farm’s Coleman Organic division.  Certified organic, … Continue reading Delaware News: Organic poultry farm located in Harrington receives Environmental Stewardship Award

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