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Delaware Public Media's coverage of the latest news from across the First State.

Courtesy of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

Officials believe a historic African American cemetery has been discovered in Sussex County.


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Delaware and fifteen other states are suing to block President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with funds obtained through his declaration of a national emergency.


A video is circulating online depicting a New Castle County Police officer striking a 16-year-old in the face while arresting the teenager for marijuana possession and other charges.

James Morrison, Delaware Public Media

A verdict in the second trial of inmates allegedly involved in the Vaughn prison riot is in.


A jury made up of 11 women and one man did not deliver a single guilty verdict Monday.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

A Council committee of the whole interviewed seven candidates for the seat Friday. They recommended Linda Gray advance to a full vote by Council.

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Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The New Castle County Police Department has released a new app to communicate with residents.


City of Seaford submitted photo/Chief Robert Kracyla

The City of Seaford is looking for a new police chief.  


Courtesy of the Chester County District Attorney's Office

During a drug bust at a home in South Coatesville, Pennsylvania, law enforcement officials found an alligator living in a kitchen. That alligator now lives at the Brandywine Zoo.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The state is taking steps to shorten the “SNAP gap” some residents could experience as a result of the recent government shutdown.