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It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week. And Safe Kids Delaware is taking the opportunity to encourage teens and their families to discuss staying safe behind the wheel.


A record lottery prize is up for grabs Tuesday night.

The MegaMillions jackpot for this evening’s drawing sits at $1.6 billion dollars after no one had a winning ticket Friday. 

James Morrison, Delaware Public Media

The first trial of inmates allegedly involved in last year’s riot at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center began Monday at Superior Court in Wilmington.

Delaware Public Media

The days are getting shorter and in two weeks, Daylight Saving Time ends - making it darker even earlier. That and the start of deer mating season increases the risk of drivers hitting a deer.


Delaware Department of Agriculture

An invasive pest that came over from China and Vietnam to Pennsylvania in 2014 landed in upstate Delaware last year. Now, the Spotted Lanternfly has now hitchhiked to Kent County.


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The MegaMillions jackpot has reached the $1 billion dollar mark.

Strong ticket sales have pushed the prize from $970 million to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing.

Food Bank of Delaware

The Food Bank of Delaware is getting a financial boost to support its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) education and outreach efforts.

The MegaMillions jackpot is reaching heights rarely seen.

No one had the winning numbers in last night’s drawing, pushing the top prize for the next drawing Friday to $868 million.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The City of Wilmington presented working plans for revitalization along the Brandywine River in northeast Wilmington at a public open house last Tuesday.