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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces new Delaware state record blue catfish catch

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 43-inch, 47.75-pound blue catfish caught Aug. 31 on the Nanticoke River by Colt Williamson of Harrington.




Inmates Sentenced for Riot in Vaughn Correctional Center

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019

Other defendants plea to drug, weapons, and robbery charges A Superior Court judge sentenced three inmates Friday for their roles in the 2017 Vaughn prison riot, which resulted in the murder of correctional officer Lt. Steven Floyd. Dwayne Staats, 37, sentenced to two life sentences in prison plus 153 years for his conviction on 2 […]




Gov. Carney and 11 Governors Issue Letter Calling on Federal Government to Take Action on Sensible Gun Safety Measures

Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Governors call for Red Flag Laws, Universal Background Checks, Banning Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Magazines, Stricter Reporting Requirements WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Governors of California, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington today issued a letter calling on President Trump and Senate Majority […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2019 Delaware Arts Summit

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Dover, Del. (September 10, 2019) – The Delaware Division of the Arts will present the 2019 Delaware Arts Summit on Monday, October 28, 2019, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover. The biennial Arts Summit is Delaware’s premier arts conference, bringing together the arts community for professional development, […]




DPH Investigating Possible Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Delaware residents that it is participating in a multi-state investigation into an outbreak of severe pulmonary disease reported across the country. As of today, 33 states, including Delaware, have reported possible cases of lung illnesses associated with use of e-cigarette products (e.g., devices, liquids, refill pods, and cartridges). While there are no confirmed cases in Delaware at this time, DPH is currently investigating three possible cases among Delaware residents.







  Category: Featured Posts


DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces new Delaware state record blue catfish catch

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 43-inch, 47.75-pound blue catfish caught Aug. 31 on the Nanticoke River by Colt Williamson of Harrington.




Inmates Sentenced for Riot in Vaughn Correctional Center

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019

Other defendants plea to drug, weapons, and robbery charges A Superior Court judge sentenced three inmates Friday for their roles in the 2017 Vaughn prison riot, which resulted in the murder of correctional officer Lt. Steven Floyd. Dwayne Staats, 37, sentenced to two life sentences in prison plus 153 years for his conviction on 2 […]




Gov. Carney and 11 Governors Issue Letter Calling on Federal Government to Take Action on Sensible Gun Safety Measures

Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Governors call for Red Flag Laws, Universal Background Checks, Banning Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Magazines, Stricter Reporting Requirements WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Governors of California, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington today issued a letter calling on President Trump and Senate Majority […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2019 Delaware Arts Summit

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Dover, Del. (September 10, 2019) – The Delaware Division of the Arts will present the 2019 Delaware Arts Summit on Monday, October 28, 2019, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover. The biennial Arts Summit is Delaware’s premier arts conference, bringing together the arts community for professional development, […]




DPH Investigating Possible Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Delaware residents that it is participating in a multi-state investigation into an outbreak of severe pulmonary disease reported across the country. As of today, 33 states, including Delaware, have reported possible cases of lung illnesses associated with use of e-cigarette products (e.g., devices, liquids, refill pods, and cartridges). While there are no confirmed cases in Delaware at this time, DPH is currently investigating three possible cases among Delaware residents.