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Authorities investigating fatal shooting by Delaware trooper

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 51-year-old Delaware woman by a state trooper. State police say troopers were called to a location in Seaford about 7:15 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say an incident occurred that resulted in a trooper shooting and killing the woman. State police have not released any other details. The officer involved has been placed on administrative duty. All contents © copyright 2021 Associated Press. All […]

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Body cam footage of fatal Delaware police shooting released

Authorities have released body camera footage of a police encounter with a Delaware man who was fatally shot as he drove toward officers while trying to flee in a vehicle. Lymond Moses was shot shortly in the early hours of Jan. 13 after being confronted by three New Castle County police officers. They were patrolling in a Wilmington neighborhood where several stolen vehicles have been found recently. Moses has a […]

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Delaware starts vaccinations at Dover International Speedway

The state of Delaware has begun its largest coronavirus vaccination event to date. The News Journal reports that the inoculation effort kicked off Sunday at Dover International Speedway. The six-day drive-thru clinic represents a possible blueprint for future vaccine distribution. And it will have the capacity to vaccinate 3,000 people a day. The event is being operated by the state government in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Staff […]

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Delaware Opiod Crisis

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Overdose commission calls for more resources, training

A state commission in Delaware is calling for expanded resources for housing and for people who have been incarcerated to help combat the opioid crisis. The Delaware State News reported Tuesday that Delaware Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission released its recommendations after reviewing overdose fatalities that occurred in 2019. The commission reviewed a sample of 130 deaths out of the 431 that were recorded that year. The commission said that […]

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