Remains of US soldier killed in Afghanistan returned to US

U.S. 12/25/19, 10:47

The remains of a 33-year-old American soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan have been returned to the United States, arriving at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Goble of Washington Township, New Jersey, was killed Monday ...

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot

U.S. 06/12/19, 14:01

Prosecutors will press no further charges after a series of trial losses against inmates accused in deadly rioting at Delaware's maximum-security prison in 2017.The state attorney general's office said Wednesday that prosecutors have notified court officials that they will not ...

Attorney tapped to lead troubled Delaware corrections system

U.S. 06/04/19, 11:02

An attorney who helped lead prison reform efforts after a deadly inmate riot has been tapped by Delaware Gov. John Carney to head the state's corrections system.Carney on Tuesday announced the nomination of Claire DeMatteis to replace Department of Correction ...

Update: Inmate’s wife says she knew he’d be acquitted

U.S. 05/23/19, 15:25

The Latest on the acquittal of an inmate accused of leading a fatal riot at Delaware's maximum security prison (all times local):3:45 p.m.The wife of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard ...

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot

U.S. 05/23/19, 14:58

A jury on Thursday acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage.Jurors deliberated over two days before acquitting 32-year-old Roman Shankaras in the death of ...

Delaware AG investigating prison medical contractor

Health 05/14/19, 19:13

Delaware's attorney general is investigating the state's prison system medical contractor amid allegations that staffers were ordered to forge documents to falsely state that inmates were getting mental health treatment they never received.Officials confirmed the investigation this week and urged ...

Restaurant name leaves bad taste with Delaware officials

U.S. 04/24/19, 17:35

Delaware officials won't allow popular Colorado-based restaurant chain Illegal Pete's to convert to a Delaware limited liability company because the company's name has "a negative connotation," according to a federal lawsuit filed this week.But state Division of Corporations records show ...

Firefighters honor Marine killed in Afghanistan

U.S. 04/22/19, 13:58

Firefighters in three states are honoring a U.S. Marine and firefighter who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.A police-escorted funeral procession carrying the remains of Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman left Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Monday. ...

Remains of 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan returned to US

U.S. 04/11/19, 20:44

The remains of three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan have been returned to the U.S., arriving Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.Staff Sgt. Christopher K.A. Slutman, 43, of Newark, Delaware; Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines, 31, ...

Update: Pentagon IDs 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan

U.S. 04/09/19, 21:46

The Latest on the Taliban attack on U.S. service members in Afghanistan (all times local):7:15 a.m. WednesdayThe Pentagon has released the identities of three Marines killed in a roadside bombing of an American convoy in Afghanistan on Monday.Afghan security forces ...

Prosecutors drop most remaining cases in fatal prison riot

U.S. 03/15/19, 14:04

Delaware prosecutors dismissed all but three remaining cases Friday against inmate defendants charged in a deadly riot at the state's maximum-security prison.The decision came after earlier trials of seven inmates resulted in only one — who admitted planning the uprising ...

Second trial begins for inmates in Delaware prison riot

U.S. 01/14/19, 14:41

The second in a series of trials for 18 inmates charged in a deadly Delaware prison riot began Monday with defense attorneys telling jurors that prosecutors will rely on testimony from convicted criminals who can't be trusted.Obadiah Miller, 26, John ...

Multistate police chase leads to 2 crashes; 4 injured

U.S. 01/09/19, 16:53

A city bus full of passengers was hit as a multistate police chase crossed into Pennsylvania, injuring three officers and a bus passenger.Philadelphia police tweeted a photo of 20-year-old Dejuan Robinson, who fled the crash scene. They described him as ...

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