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  • AMBER Alert canceled for Elinor Trotta
    Elinor Trotta update: Amber Alert canceled, suspect in custody
    An AMBER Alert has been canceled after authorities announced the apprehension of the man suspected of carjacking, domestic assault and the abduction of his three-year-old daughter. On Feb. 24, 2015, the F.B.I. And New Castle County Police canceled...
  • Amber alert issued for Elinor Trotta,
    Amber alert issued for Elinor Trotta 3 yrs old of Delaware
    Today, a multistate amber alert has been issued for a missing girl from Delaware. Police are searching for 3 year old Elinor Trotta and her father Michael Trotta, 44, of Delaware after he assaulted the mother, Dawn Barkus. In a televised plea,...
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    Elinor Trotta update: Press conference, new vehicle photo, Amber Alert expands
    There are new updates in the Elinor Trotta, AMBER Alert case. On Tuesday morning, Feb. 24, 2015, authorities with the New Castle County Police Department held a press conference that provided more information regarding the search for the abducted...
  • AMBER Alert for Elinor Trotta
    Amber Alert: Elinor Trotta, 3, abducted, believed in danger (photos)
    On Feb. 23, 2015, the Delaware State Police activated an AMBER Alert for missing three-year-old, Elinor Trotta. According to reports by the New Castle County Police Department the abduction occurred at the School Side Apartments located in New...
  • Elegant
    Sloan and Truesdale transformed the United States transportation system
    Even with today’s modern technological advances, there is still nothing quite like a ride on an old fashioned train that runs more slowly and you get the chance to look at the wonderful sights from the window. During our daily commute, we do...
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    Indiana State Police help locate children sought in Amber Alert
    Two children from the state of Delaware are safe tonight and one man was taken into police custody after a nationwide search for them, according to an Indiana State Police press release.This evening, the Delaware State Police issued an Amber Alert...
  • Years of beer cans
    Years of beer cans
    It’s probably no surprise that this Examiner has a collection of beer cans.For the regular reader of this column (Bacon!), you know that this space has a green preference for cans over bottles.I started collecting cans in the early 1980s. I...
  • Molly Shattuck: Plea deal in former Ravens’ Cheerleader’s child rape case?
    Molly Shattuck: Possible plea deal in ex-Ravens’ Cheerleader’s child rape case
    Back in November, Molly Shattuck – the former Baltimore Ravens’ Cheerleader turned fitness guru – was charged with having sex with a 15-year-old boy she met through Instagram last summer in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Shattuck was...
  • Kayla
    Their time has come: Recent girls scholastic standouts have returned as coaches
    The high school basketball season is now underway, but one of the best girls teams in the state will not be competing this year. Instead, those players will be on the sidelines, whistles around their necks and clipboards in their hands.A look at...
  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
    Eleven of 300 restaurants Rehoboth to Lewes
    All one has to do is look at a map to understand why Sussex County, Delaware – a bucolic patch of sand, ocean, marsh, wildlife, bays, farms and fishing – has been a favored escape for industrialists, Washington DC lawyers and immigrant...
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    Southern Delaware art galleries break design barriers
    Southern Delaware's Sussex County has nurtured the arts for the past century. From plein air painters feasting on the raw natural beauty of beaches and marshland to cutting edge jewelry design, artists and galleries abound. Both fashionable...
  • Ugland House
    Biggest little office building: Ugland House in the Carribean
    The capital city of George Town in the Cayman Islands is home to a rather unpretentious five-story pale turquoise and coral office building. You wouldn’t know it just looking at this rather modest building with no visible outdoor security,...
  • 4-year-old brings heroin to daycare and passes out to her friends thinking its candy
    4-year-old girl totes heroin to daycare: Shares her 'candy' with classmates
    Shortly before noon on Monday police and emergency medical responders were beckoned to a Sebyville, Delaware daycare after workers noticed the kids walking around with these little packets that appeared to be drugs. A four-year-old girl thought...
  • Taxi driver accused of raping sleeping female passenger
    Taxi driver charged with raping sleeping female passenger
    Investigators with the Delaware State Police say that taxi cab driver Khalid Chablaoui, 30, from New Castle, Delaware, has been accused of raping a 22-year-old woman that fell asleep in his cab. The woman told police she flagged down the cab in...
  • Delaware Theatre Remembers Actor Robin Williams
    Delaware Remembers Robin Williams
    As tributes continue to pour in for late comedian and actor Robin Williams, Middletown, Delaware is among the communities mourning the loss of the star. A makeshift memorial has popped up outside the Everett Theatre on Main Street where Williams...