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    (CNN)Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, are set to make their first appearance together Wednesday afternoon for a speech in Delaware. The speech comes the day after Biden chose Harris after a months-long vice presidential vetting process, making her the first Black woman and first person of Indian...
    DOVER, Del. (CBS) — In Delaware, Gov. John Carney said Tuesday the state continues to work with school districts to come up with potential hybrid reopening plans. The state is expanding COVID-19 test sites so that students and teachers will be able to get tested as the school year approaches. “Each of the school districts...
    Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday that Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris will be a tough candidate to run against shortly after presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced he had selected her as his running mate. In a tweet, Graham endorsed President Donald Trump for the 2020 election but said Harris is a...
    HAVERFORD, Pa. (CBS) — Federal investigators are clamping down on cash advance companies targeting small businesses during the pandemic. Authorities say Joseph LaForte, of Haverford, used to run a cash advance company called Par Funding out of an Old City office. It was raided by the FBI last month. A video posted on LaForte’s Vimeo...
    LANSDOWNE, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County officials offered free COVID-19 testing for residents with symptoms or those who may have been exposed to the virus. Eyewitness News was at the Lansdowne Fire Company Tuesday, where the county offered walk-up and drive-thru testing. The nasal swab test was provided for those with insurance or without insurance...
    HAVERFORD, Pa. (CBS) — A Delaware County man is accused of using his loan company to prey on small business owners and threatening them if they couldn’t pay back the money, even during the pandemic. Authorities say Joseph LaForte, of Haverford, used to run his company called Par Funding out of an Old City office....
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are using $40 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to help people struggling to make their rent or mortgage payments because of the pandemic. Officials announced Monday that they were reopening the Delaware Housing Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance for renters affected by COVID-19. The program was initially...
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are using $40 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to help people struggling to make their rent or mortgage payments because of the pandemic. Officials announced Monday that they were reopening the Delaware Housing Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance for renters affected by COVID-19. The program was initially...
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — A jazz festival in Delaware has been postponed for a year due to the safety concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, which was slated to be held in October, has been pushed back to October 2021, the festival’s organizers announced Monday in a Facebook post. “We...
    TRAINER BOROUGH, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County prosecutors have charged John Blackston with murder in the shooting death of Jennie Luckie. Her body was found inside a car at 9th and Chestnut Streets in Trainer Borough Friday morning. Another gunshot victim was found on the ground next to the car. He is in critical...
    D.C. updated its list of high-risk states Monday, removing Delaware — the beaches of which are a top destination for summer vacationers from the District. Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Minnesota are the newest additions. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s order to self-quarantine for 14 days remains in place for those traveling to the District from the...
    REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Rehobeth Beach voters have elected a new mayor and two new commissioners. Stan Mills defeated incumbent Rehoboth Beach Mayor Paul Kuhns during Saturday’s municipal elections, the city said in a news release. Kuhns, who lost by nearly 290 votes, had served as the city’s mayor since 2017, news outlets reported....
    MICHIGAN Governor Gretchen Whitmer is believed to have secretly met with Biden to discuss becoming his VP. Two Democrat sources let slip that Gov Whitmer and Biden met on Sunday to discuss the role, adding that he has always found her impressive. 3Gov. Whitmer speaking during a campaign event for Joe Biden in MarchCredit: Getty...
    Swimming in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area was banned Sunday due to high levels of bacteria found in the water. The high levels found in the Delaware River were due to Tropical Storm Isaias, park officials said Sunday morning. Beaches were expected to remain closed through Tuesday, as swimming was banned in all...
    Swimming in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area was banned Sunday due to high levels of bacteria found in the water. The high levels found in the Delaware River were due to Tropical Storm Isaias, park officials said Sunday morning. Beaches were expected to remain closed through Tuesday, as swimming was banned in all...
    By BROOKE SCHULTZ, Delaware State News DOVER, Del. (AP) — As a first-generation American and the child of parents who escaped Nazi Germany, state Rep. Debra Heffernan’s perspective has impacted her understanding of how atrocities like the Holocaust happened. “It really did change how I understood the scariness of how the Holocaust could happen to...
    The 30 best TV shows to watch on UK Netflix right now Despite federal guidance, schools cite privacy laws to withhold info about COVID-19 cases How a Black PGA club pro from Delaware is trying to make golf more diverse The golf course can be a lonely place for a Black man or woman....
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The Delaware National Guard is holding a deployment ceremony for more than 50 Army National Guardsmen. It’s scheduled for Sunday morning at the Army Aviation Support Facility in New Castle, Delaware. They are assigned to A & D Companies, 238th Aviation Regiment. They are scheduled to deploy to Kosovo in...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a truck overturned and caught fire on Interstate 95. The crash caused traffic delays on the interstate on Saturday. It caused all lanes on the interstate to be closed between Naamans Road and Harvey Road, but the lanes later reopened. Northbound traffic was redirected off of the...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a truck overturned and caught fire on Interstate 95. The crash caused traffic delays on the interstate on Saturday. It caused all lanes on the interstate to be closed between Naamans Road and Harvey Road, but the lanes later reopened. Northbound traffic was redirected off of the...
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The Delaware National Guard is holding a deployment ceremony for more than 50 Army National Guardsmen. It’s scheduled for Sunday morning at the Army Aviation Support Facility in New Castle, Delaware. They are assigned to A & D Companies, 238th Aviation Regiment. They are scheduled to deploy to Kosovo in...
    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland State Trooper was injured after his vehicle was struck and crashed during a pursuit of a reported stolen vehicle Friday morning, according to Maryland State Police. Maryland State Police said it happened shortly before 10:50 a.m. on I-95 in Havre de Grace. According to Maryland State Police, the...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a truck overturned and caught fire on Interstate 95. The crash is causing traffic delays on the interstate on Saturday. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! Lanes were closed between Naamans Road and Harvey Road. Police say motorists will experience delays in the area and...
    SEAFORD, Del. (CBS) – Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly shooting outside a bar in Seaford overnight. Police were called to The Woodshed Bar and Package Store at 22588 Bridgeville Highway for a report of a fight around 1 a.m. Saturday. When troopers arrived on scene, they found a 28-year-old man dead from a...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — Friday evening’s storms fired up quickly and triggered a tornado warning in areas of the tri-state region. I-95 South near Naamans Road in Delaware flooded, causing very dangerous conditions for those drivers to attempt to get through. The storm also flooded neighborhoods already saturated by Tropical Storm Isaias. Thankfully, the...
    GEORGETOWN, Del. (CBS) — Delaware State Police say missing 2-year-old Cristobal Lopez has been found safe in California. An Amber Alert was issued for the boy who was last seen on July 25. The child was last seen on South Front Street in Georgetown while in the custody of his cousin. Delaware State Police issued...
    MILFORD, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have released the name of a woman who was killed when a tree branch fell on her during Tropical Storm Isaias. Officials said troopers were called to a residence on North Shore Drive in Milford late Tuesday morning after a family member could not find 73-year-old Gloria Babel....
    BRIDGEVILLE, Del. (AP) — Authorities said a machete was found inside the car of a Delaware man who was stopped on the road for displaying a fraudulent vehicle registration plate. A trooper also discovered drugs, including methamphetamine, inside Jason Eskridge’s vehicle in Bridgeville Tuesday, the Delaware State Police said in a news release. Officials said...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A stalled frontal boundary just to our south will slowly lift north and generate scattered showers and thunderstorms, both in the morning and afternoon on Thursday. The most coverage will be across the shore, South Jersey and Delaware. The already saturated grounds may still be overwhelmed from Tuesday’s tropical storm, leading to...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A stalled frontal boundary just to our south will slowly lift north and generate scattered showers and thunderstorms, both in the morning and afternoon on Thursday. The most coverage will be across the shore, South Jersey and Delaware. The already saturated grounds may still be overwhelmed, leading to flooding in spots as...
    DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — Isaias is leaving its mark in the Delaware Valley with parts of Southwest Philadelphia still submerged on Wednesday afternoon. The swollen Darby Creek continues to cause trouble for residents in the area of 80th and Lindberg, where residents are dealing with a ton of water. As the creek slowly recedes, the...
    Washington (CNN)A new ad from President Donald Trump's campaign deceptively alters a photo of former Vice President Joe Biden campaigning outdoors in Iowa to make it seem as if Biden is "hiding" in his Delaware basement.The ad also uses two other images in misleading ways: one of Biden at an Iowa house party and one...
    Alex Thomas August 5, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump’s campaign pressed pause on their political ads in late July to review their messaging and one of the first ads that the campaign has pushed since they returned to the airwaves features multiple doctored images of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The first doctored...
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A convicted killer serving two life sentences for a 1982 double murder has died after testing positive for COVID-19, Delaware prison officials said Wednesday. Authorities said Jackie R. Lovett, 71, died Wednesday at a Dover hospital of complications from hypothyroidism and COVID. Lovett was tested for COVID-19 on July 5 as...
    LEWES, Del. (AP) — Authorities said a felon arrested in Delaware for multiple traffic violations also tossed a handgun out of his car as a trooper was following him. The alleged incident happened Sunday after a trooper saw Jordan E. Dixon, 21, traveling on a highway in Lewes, Delaware State Police said in a statement....
    Joe Biden will accept the Democratic nomination for president during a speech in his home state of Delaware and skip the party's convention in Milwaukee because of the coronavirus pandemic.  It's not just Biden but other scheduled speakers, who included Biden's yet-to-be announced running mate, and Barack and Michelle Obama amid others, will also no longer...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The National Weather Service confirms tornadoes touched down in Montgomery and Bucks Counties as Tropical Storm Isaias swept through the region on Tuesday. The NWS says there was a total of five tornadoes across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The general locations of the tornados are: Kent And New Castle Counties,...
    LEWES, Del. (AP) — Authorities said a felon arrested in Delaware for multiple traffic violations also tossed a handgun out of his car as a trooper was following him. The alleged incident happened Sunday after a trooper saw Jordan E. Dixon, 21, traveling on a highway in Lewes, Delaware State Police said in a statement....
    GEORGETOWN, Del. (CBS) — The Georgetown Police Department is still searching for missing 2-year-old Cristobal Lopez. Investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying two men and a vehicle. The child was last seen on July 25 on South Front Street in Georgetown while in the custody of his cousin. Delaware State Police...
    DOVER, Del. (CBS) — Delaware Gov. John Carney announced the fall reopening plan for schools in the First State. Right now, schools can reopen in a “yellow phase two” scenario that allows for a hybrid of in-classroom and at-home instruction. “A mix of students who are coming to school mostly, as we’ve talked to the...
    DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County is seeing some of its worst floodings in years. Several towns were hit hard by Tropical Storm Isaias. Delco emergency managers tell Eyewitness News they’re searching for someone who went into the Ridley Creek in Rose Tree and was apparently swept away. BREAKING: Delaware County emergency managers say they’re...
    New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will require visitors from Rhode Island to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival, under a joint travel advisory to help curb the spread of coronavirus in the tri-state area.  The state was added to a list of 35 states and territories, including Puerto Rico, on Tuesday that must adhere...
    By Jonathan Allen and Maria Caspani | Reuters NEW YORK – Tropical Storm Isaias raced up the Atlantic seaboard on Tuesday, generating powerful winds that put New York City and other parts of the U.S. Northeast under a rare tornado warning, after a twister killed at least two people in North Carolina. The fast-moving storm...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Tropical Storm Isaias packed a powerful punch as it swept across the region on Tuesday. From heavy rains to powerful winds, neighborhoods in Philadelphia, the suburbs, New Jersey and Delaware felt the storm’s impact. In Doylestown, the roof of a hospital and adjoining buildings, including one that houses a daycare center collapsed....
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced that individuals traveling to their states from Rhode Island would be required to quarantine for 14 days as the state experiences a surge in coronavirus cases. Cuomo, Lamont and Murphy in June announced a travel advisory requiring individuals...
    DOVER, Del. (CBS) – Authorities in Dover, Delaware are responding to multiple calls of possible tornado damage in the city. They are currently asking residents to not call 911 unless it’s an emergency. “Please remain patient as we work through these issues. Our partners at Dover Fire and Dover Electric are working with us as...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have added the state of Rhode Island and removed DC and Delaware from the list of which travelers are required to self-quarantine for 14 days, for a total of 35 states and territories covering more than half the nation.New York plans to levy a $2,000...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden spent last weekend at his beach house in Rehoboth, Delaware, as he narrows the list of candidates he might select for vice president, according to NBC News. The Bidens purchased the six-bedroom, three-story home in 2017, last sold in 2007 for over $3 million. The Bidens earned more than $15 million...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia area is bracing for Isaias to roll through the region Tuesday morning. Scattered showers are expected to continue to move in from the south. Rain is expected to pick up across the region and intensify later in the morning. Isaias made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on the border...
    The 20-year-old driver in a North Bergen hit-and-run that seriously injured a 47-year-old woman was located after several weeks in Delaware and arrested, said authorities who charged her. Diana Smith, of Elsmere, DE, was behind the wheel of a black Honda Civic that struck the West New York woman at the intersection of Boulevard East and...