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 ...

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 ...

Warrant: Man who avoided jail for bigamy has disappeared

U.S. 05/09/19, 13:59

A New Hampshire man who avoided jail time on bigamy charges could end up behind bars after all after authorities say he lied about his whereabouts and then disappeared.Forty-three-year-old Michael Middleton pleaded guilty last month and was given a 12-month ...

Truex wins 2nd career Monday NASCAR race at Dover

Sports 05/06/19, 16:09

Martin Truex Jr. stood next to the 60-pound metallic gold Monster trophy on the victory lane stage and was uncertain about how many fingers he should flash for his celebratory photo."Two for the season or three for Dover?" Truex asked.How ...

Update: Truex wins NASCAR race at Dover

Sports 05/06/19, 14:27

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway (all times local):3:20 p.m.Martin Truex Jr. has won a Monday race at Dover International Speedway for the second time in his career, pulling away from the field down the ...

NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover in rain delay

Sports 05/05/19, 13:01

The NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway has been delayed by rain.Chase Elliott, last week's winner at Talladega, won the pole and was scheduled to lead the field to green at 2:01 p.m. Sunday. Dover hasn't held a Monday ...

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 ...

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 ...

Update: Harvick wins 1st stage in NASCAR race at Dover

Sports 10/07/18, 15:26

The Latest on the NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway (all times local):___3:20 p.m.Kevin Harvick has won the first stage of the NASCAR playoff race at Dover.The race winner earns an automatic berth into the round of eight of NASCAR's ...

NASCAR set to implement gambling regulations in 2019

Sports 10/07/18, 14:13

NASCAR president Steve Phelps said the series is set to implement guidelines in the rulebook on sports betting in 2019.Dover International Speedway opened its on-site betting kiosk this weekend and became the only track that allowed sports gambling on its ...

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