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Dover Police track down knife-wielding robber to McDonald's near his home

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Police arrest teenager in connection to London train bomb

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Dover airmen take flight to hurricane-weary Florida to coordinate relief efforts

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Dover airmen take flight to hurricane-weary Florida to coordinate relief efforts


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Dreamers march to Gov. Carney's office in Dover, protesting end of DACA

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Dreamers march to Gov. Carney's office in Dover, protesting end of DACA


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Dover Police mourn the loss of an officer who died as a result of a line-of-duty injury

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Dover Police mourn the loss of an officer who died as a result of a line-of-duty injury


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Dover school can't operate until it complies with investigation into claims it's an unaccredited diploma mill

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Dover Police track down knife-wielding robber to McDonald's near his home
A 37-year-old Dover man was charged with robbing a city dollar store at knifepoint, authorities announced Friday. According to Dover Police, Justus Ramos entered the Dollar General in the Hamlet Shopping Center at 1059 Walker Road at 2:18 p.m. on September 21, 2017, pulled a knife on the clerk at the register, and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash   Read More ...
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Man, 18, charged with Parsons Green terror attack
Ahmed Hassan, 18, of Sunbury, Surrey will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court. He has been charged with attempted murder and maliciously causing an explosion likely to endanger life or cause series injury to property. No-one was killed when the crude home-made bomb failed to properly detonate, but 30 passengers were injured. Hassan was arrested in Dover, Kent on Saturday morning, on suspicion of planting the device   Read More ...
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Teenager, 18, charged with attempted murder and causing an explosion after Parsons Green terror attack
A teenager has been charged with attempted murder and maliciously causing an explosion in relation to the Parsons Green tube terror attack. Ahmed Hassan, 18, of Sunbury, Surrey, will appear before magistrates in London this afternoon. He was arrested at the Port of Dover in Kent at 7.50am last Saturday - a day after the rush-hour explosion injured 30 when a homemade bomb detonated   Read More ...
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3 days, 3 break-ins in Dover: Woman, 78, has purse ripped from hands; suspect chases victim from room in chapel
Three burglaries over the course of three days were reported in Dover, including two incidents where the suspect was confronted by a victim being present, city authorities announced Thursday. The first reported occurrence happened Tuesday, September 19, 2017, sometime while the home was vacant between 6 p.m. and 9:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Upland Avenue. A homeowner there found a rear window screen cut open, and cash stolen from the bedroom   Read More ...
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Months-long operation shuts down drug corners
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say they've arrested nearly 40 people over the course of a year to shut down an open-air drug market. Delaware State News reported Tuesday that the operation in Smyrna began in November and ended last Friday. Authorities said the months-long bust netted suspects who lived throughout the northern part of the state, from Dover to Wilmington   Read More ...
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'Significant arrest' made in connection with terror attack on London Underground
Detectives investigating Friday's bombing of a train in the London Underground System have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the investigation, London's Metropolitan Police announced Saturday. The man was arrested by Kent Police in the port area of Dover and remains in custody. Authorities are treating the bombing as a terrorist attack. "We have made a significant arrest in our investigation this morning," said Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, senior national co-ordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing   Read More ...
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Evacuations ordered after 'significant arrest' made in London terror attack
Police evacuated a house in a London suburb and part of the Port of Dover after arresting an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in Dover, England, in connection with Friday's terror attack on a London Underground train, police said. Kent Police arrested the man in the departure area of the Port of Dover, about 75 miles from London, at approximately 7:50 a   Read More ...
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Teenager Detained In Connection With London Underground Explosion At Parsons Green
From the moment London’s Parsons Green underground station was rocked by an explosion which injured up to 30 people, law enforcement officials were on the hunt for the person or persons responsible. Earlier today, September 16, a teenager was placed under arrest in connection with the terrorist attack and brought into custody. According to The Washington Post, the 18-year-old’s arrest took place this morning in Dover, Kent, a port city popular with those wishing to take a boat out of England   Read More ...
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Arrest made in Dover connected to shooting victim that delivered himself to Kent General
Dover Police have made an arrest in connection with a Thursday morning shooting. 25-year old Jahmelle Taylor has been charged in the shooting of a 32 year old man in Dover. The victim drove himself to Kent General Hospital's emergency room. After a brief pursuit on foot Friday by Dover Police and a U.S. Marshal's task force, Taylor was arrested without incident   Read More ...
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London tube bomb attack: 18-year-old man arrested in Dover
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Parsons Green bomb attack, the Metropolitan Police confirmed today. Detectives say 29 people are known to have been injured during the attack in which an improvised explosive device was detonated on a tube train at Parsons Green Underground Station at around 08:20am on Friday (September 15). A suspect was arrested by Kent Police in the port area of Dover this morning (Saturday, September 16) under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act   Read More ...
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Parsons Green terror cops raid address in Sunbury-on-Thames after teenager arrested in Dover port area
An armed police operation is under way in a Surrey town following the Parsons Green bombing. The operation in Sunbury-on-Thames is being carried out by officers investigating yesterday morning's terror attack, sources say. It comes just hours after an 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with the blast, which injured 30. The suspect, who has yet to be named, was detained by Kent officers in the port area of Dover, around 100 miles away, this morning   Read More ...
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Man arrested over London subway bombing
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. The man was held in Dover on Saturday by Kent Police and taken to a local police station. The arrest is “significant” but the terror threat level remains at “critical”, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said. bbc   Read More ...
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Police arrest teenager in connection to London train bomb
London: Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a nail bomb which detonated on a rush-hour London Tube train on Friday, which injured at least 29 people. The teenager was arrested by Kent Police in the port town of Dover on Saturday morning, nearly two hours out of London. The man remains in custody at a local police station, but it is believed he will be transferred to a south London police station   Read More ...
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Police arrest teenager in connection to London train bomb
London: Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a nail bomb which detonated on a rush-hour London Tube train on Friday, which injured at least 29 people. The teenager was arrested by Kent Police in the port town of Dover on Saturday morning, nearly two hours out of London. The man remains in custody at a local police station, but it is believed he will be transferred to a south London police station   Read More ...
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Parsons Green: Man arrested over Tube bombing
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in connection with Friday's attack on a London Tube train. The man was held in Dover on Saturday by Kent Police and taken to a local police station. Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said the arrest was "significant", but the terror threat level remains at "critical". Thirty people were injured after the explosion on a train at Parsons Green   Read More ...
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18-year-old man arrested over London attack
LONDON An 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday on terror offenses in connection with Friday's attack on at London train station, the BBC reported. The man was detained in the port area of Dover on Saturday by Kent Police and is being held at a local station. Most people were treated for minor injuries and have been released, the London Ambulance Service said, adding that three people remain in the hospital   Read More ...
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Man shot twice in the stomach in Dover, drives self to hospital
A 32-year-old man drove himself to the hospital after being shot twice in the abdomen early Thursday morning, Dover Police announced that afternoon. According to authorities, officers were dispatched to the first block of North New Street at 3:42 a.m. for reports of shots fired, and were notified a short time later of the victim's arrival to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital under his own accord   Read More ...
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Dover airmen take flight to hurricane-weary Florida to coordinate relief efforts
A few good men, and Delawareans, have been flown out from Dover Air Force Base to Florida, in support of the Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief efforts. More than ten members of the Air Force Reserve's 512th Airlift Wing (AFRC) were deployed on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, where they would manage and coordinate the various resources needed to help victims recover from the once-powerful tropical cyclone   Read More ...
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Traffic stop uncovers prescription drugs, handgun in Dover
A 31-year-old man is facing drug and weapons charges following a vehicle stop in Dover, police announced Wednesday. According to Dover Police, Earl Marsh was stopped in the area of North DuPont Highway near Lepore Road at 2:15 a.m. on September 13, 2017, when officers observed him unable to remain in a single lane. Police said they discovered Marsh was wanted on warrants and had a suspended license, so they stopped him and, while removing him from the car, discovered a handgun and a variety of prescription pills inside the vehicle   Read More ...
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Dover Air Force staging active shooter exercise
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials at Dover Air Force Base are advising local residents of an active shooter exercise. Officials say that because of Tuesday's exercise, access to the base and facilities will be limited during the day. Officials say personnel can expect significant delays at the gates, but that access to base housing will not be affected. Military officials are partnering with Delaware State Police in the exercise, and multiple police vehicles will be responding to the base   Read More ...
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Dreamers march to Gov. Carney's office in Dover, protesting end of DACA
Dozens of dreamers and supporters alike lined the streets of Dover to protest the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as they expressed a unison fear of deportation while marching to the office of Governor John Carney. The halt of the program was meant to put pressure on Congress to find a legislative solution, which Congresswoman Lisa Blunt-Rochester has already started working on   Read More ...
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VIDEO | Dover Police officer, who died from line-of-duty injury, memorialized
A Dover Police officer, who died from an injury he suffered in the line of duty, is being memorialized at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark. Cpl. Thomas Hannon, 42, died on September 1, 2017, from complications resulting from a leg injury he suffered while on the job in 2012. The 12-year veteran of the force joined the Dover Police Department in 2005, serving in the Patrol Unit, the Quality of Life Unit, and as a K9 officer for the Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit   Read More ...
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Wyclef Jean to serve as Grand Marshal for Dover's fall NASCAR race
Three-time Grammy winner Wyclef Jean will be the grand marshal of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover on October 1. Jean, who burst onto the music scene as a member of The Fugees, has been certified platinum six times. He's also collaborated on Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie", Whitney Houston's "My Love is Your Love", and Carlos Santana's "Maria, Maria   Read More ...
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Bringing Linda Moore Home: a family's painful, costly journey to lay their sister to rest
A woman's return to Delaware, which was tragically cut short, has left her family trudging the troubled journey to bring her home. "We feel like something happened to her. To have been found way back in the woods, that's definitely not something we feel she would have done on her own free will." Sheila Moore has been in mourning. Her sister was Linda Moore, whose remains were found on June 15, 2017, in a remote area of The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway, during the Firefly Music Festival   Read More ...
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Dover Police mourn the loss of an officer who died as a result of a line-of-duty injury
Dover Police were mourning the loss of one of their own Friday. In a statement released that afternoon, the Dover Police Department announced the death of Cpl. Thomas Hannon, 42, early on the morning of September 1, 2017, from complications resulting from a leg injury he suffered in the line of duty in 2012. Hannon 12-year veteran of the force, joining the department in 2005, and in that time, served in the Patrol Unit, Quality of Life Unit, and both in the TAC section of and as a K-9 officer for the Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit   Read More ...
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Man pistol-whips 2, fires gun at party in Dover-area apartment complex
During a party at an apartment complex outside Dover, a suspect pistol-whipped two individuals then fired the gun, Delaware State Police said Friday. According to authorities, troopers and Dover Police officers were dispatched at 1:25 a.m. on September 1, 2017, to the Alder Park Apartments at 51 Webbs Lane for reports that shots had been fired in the K Building. Multiple vehicles and individuals were seen fleeing the area as police arrived, they said, and an investigation revealed two males began fighting in the living room of a residence during a party and, when a 20-year-old woman attempted to break up the fight, the suspect struck both her and a 20-year-old male in the forehead with a gun then discharged the weapon   Read More ...
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1 dead, 1 critical following hit-and-run involving horse-drawn carriage west of Dover
A man is dead and his wife in critical condition following a hit-and-run in southern Delaware Thursday night between an unknown vehicle and a horse-drawn carriage, Delaware State Police announced Friday. According to police, Ervin D. Miller, 55, of Hartly, and his wife were traveling in the carriage along Halltown Road around 8:05 p.m. on August 31, 2017, when an unknown make and model vehicle struck the carriage, ejecting both individuals   Read More ...
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Dover school can't operate until it complies with investigation into claims it's an unaccredited diploma mill
An investigation by the Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit and a lack of response from the institution being investigated has led to a Superior Court judge holding Bright Rock Christian Academy in contempt. In 2016, the CPU began receiving complaints from former students of the school and its affiliates that potential employers or colleges were not accepting high school diplomas issued by the institution   Read More ...
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A B-2 stealth bomber flyover, and the Thunderbirds perform at Dover Air Force Base open house
A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, the "Spirit of California", flies over the Thunder Over Dover open house at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, August 26, 2017. The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team perform in their F-16 Fighting Falcons at the end of the show, thrilling the crowd of nearly 30,000 visitors on the first day of the two-day open house   Read More ...
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Dover traffic stop leads to foot chase, charges in earlier 7-Eleven robbery
A 32-year-old man was charged in connection to a robbery that occurred earlier this month after he fled a traffic stop on foot and tried to throw a gun away during the pursuit, Dover Police said Monday. According to authorities, Marshall Rivers was pulled over in the 400 block of Old Court Street and fled the vehicle on foot when police made contact with him   Read More ...
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Dover-area thief hits same garage twice in one weekend, Delaware State Police say
Delaware State Police have arrested a man for repeatedly burglarizing a Dover-area garage. Troopers arrived at the 200 block of Rustic Lane on August 18 to find the garage window broken and assorted power tools and lawn equipment missing. The same residence was burglarized again two days later. This time, the suspect removed fishing gear in addition to more power tools and lawn equipment   Read More ...
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'Thunder Over Dover' air show brings USAFA Wings of Blue Parachute Team
Dover Air Force’s 70th Anniversary will be celebrated this weekend with a spectacular showcase that will illuminate the skies over the First State's capital as part of the '2017 Thunder Over Dover' event. Both Saturday’s and Sunday’s schedule will be packed with aerial demonstrations, including performances from the USAFA Wings of Blue Parachute Team who stopped by the Delaware 105.9 studio to discuss this weekend's event and what everyone can expect to see as part of their participation   Read More ...
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Maryland man charged while fleeing Dover bank robbery, tied to bank robberies in home state as well
A 34-year-old Riverdale, Maryland, man was charged with robbing a Dover bank Monday evening, according to city authorities. Dover Police said Micah Cosby entered the TD Bank at 758 North DuPont Highway at 5:07 p.m. on August 21, 2017, and handed a teller a note demanding cash. Cosby fled the area and, located by responding officers nearby, engaged police in a brief pursuit before he was taken into custody   Read More ...
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Injured airman thankful for local support after car crash
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A senior airman who was seriously injured in a car accident before his deployment was able to thank some of the Delaware businesses that assisted him. Raynard Ian Hughes, a senior airman at Dover Air Force Base, along with his wife, Monika, thanked three Dover businesses on Monday for assisting them following his car accident on July 21   Read More ...
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'Pawn Stars?' Not quite: 2 arrested in stolen coin collection investigation
State Police arrested two suspects in connection with a coin collection burglary in Camden-Wyoming. The burglary occurred August 11, when officers responded to reports of a missing collection of foreign coins and paper currency at a private residence in the unit block of Brookview Avenue. Police said an investigation revealed 21-year-old Zakhary Damron, of Dover, and 21-year-old Yante Morrison, of Camden-Wyoming, had broken into the home, stole the collection, and tried to sell it at a local pawn shop   Read More ...
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Mum threatened with JAIL and £1,000 fine for not having a ticket when she accidentally missed her stop and got off at the wrong station
A YOUNG mum was horrified after being threatened with three months in jail for “fare dodging” when she accidentally got off at the wrong station. Naomi Bourke, 21, bought a ticket for her two-leg train journey from Dover Prior to Meopham, Kent with her daughter. But she and little Skylar ended up in Ramsgate, the stop after Faversham, which was not included in her ticket   Read More ...
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Dover veterans park may open this fall
August 17. 2017 12:50AM. DOVER — A new city park to honor all veterans is expected to be constructed and opened this fall in time for Veterans Day. The park will be located on the front lawn of the McConnell Center. To help fund the construction and maintenance of the Dover Veterans Park, park organizers have launched a brick donation campaign   Read More ...
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Man robbed while sitting in his car in Dover 7-Eleven parking lot
A 24-year-old man was robbed while sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of a Dover 7-Eleven early Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Dover Police said the victim was sitting in the parking lot of the Hamlet Shopping Center at 1019 Walker Road at 2:50 a.m. on August 16, 2017, when two suspects approached the driver side, opened the door, and physically removed the driver   Read More ...
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Dover man who ran from police during bike traffic stop found with gun following struggle
A 29-year-old Dover man is facing gun charges after he attempted to evade officers trying to stop him for a bicycle violation early that morning, Dover Police announced Tuesday. According to authorities, Thomas Clark was operating his bike in the area of Maple Parkway and North DuPont Highway at 1:52 a.m. on August 15, 2017, when police attempted to conducted a traffic stop and Clark fled   Read More ...
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Vaughn inmate has 8 years added to life sentence for assault that left CO with titanium plate in his face
A Wilmington man serving a life sentence for a 2008 murder had eight years tacked onto his sentence after being convicted of repeatedly punching a correctional officer in the face, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday. According to the DOJ, Eric Dolby, 28, serving time for killing a Dover man, was found guilty in May 2017 of assault in a detention facility after a jury declared he had assaulted a James T   Read More ...
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