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Prison sentence for 2017 murder

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

A Queens, NY man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge for a Wilmington murder. In September 2017, Sandy Lashley, 31, shot and killed Allen Melton of Wilmington after Melton attempted to intervene in an altercation on Cedar Street between his girlfriend and Lashley’s female friend. Lashley pleaded guilty in May to Murder Second Degree […]




DOJ announces early success in child support absconder initiative

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Family Division announced that a new targeting of child support absconders has resulted in location of individuals who collectively owe more than $1 million in child support payments in order for them to begin paying support to their families. Led by Deputy Attorney General Phyllis Scully, Special Investigator William McGillan, […]




“The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware” at Dover’s Old State House on Aug. 17, 2019

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Theatrical performance in which the celebrated British detective is called upon to solve a grisly case at Delaware College.




“The 1960s in Delaware” – Chautauqua Tent Shows in Lewes, De. From Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

Historical and Cultural Affairs | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era events explored during the 2019 Chautauqua tent shows.




Attorney General Jennings challenges Trump administration’s move to gut asylum seekers’ protections

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 2, 2019

Coalition of 21 attorneys general argues changes violate federal law and judicial precedent Attorney General Kathy Jennings joined Friday a group of 21 state attorneys general to challenge the Trump administration’s proposed changes to asylum standards. If implemented, these changes would allow the Executive branch to arbitrarily deny asylum claims to immigrants seeking haven from […]







  Category: News


Prison sentence for 2017 murder

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

A Queens, NY man was sentenced by a Superior Court judge for a Wilmington murder. In September 2017, Sandy Lashley, 31, shot and killed Allen Melton of Wilmington after Melton attempted to intervene in an altercation on Cedar Street between his girlfriend and Lashley’s female friend. Lashley pleaded guilty in May to Murder Second Degree […]




DOJ announces early success in child support absconder initiative

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Family Division announced that a new targeting of child support absconders has resulted in location of individuals who collectively owe more than $1 million in child support payments in order for them to begin paying support to their families. Led by Deputy Attorney General Phyllis Scully, Special Investigator William McGillan, […]




“The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware” at Dover’s Old State House on Aug. 17, 2019

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Theatrical performance in which the celebrated British detective is called upon to solve a grisly case at Delaware College.




“The 1960s in Delaware” – Chautauqua Tent Shows in Lewes, De. From Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

Historical and Cultural Affairs | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era events explored during the 2019 Chautauqua tent shows.




Attorney General Jennings challenges Trump administration’s move to gut asylum seekers’ protections

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 2, 2019

Coalition of 21 attorneys general argues changes violate federal law and judicial precedent Attorney General Kathy Jennings joined Friday a group of 21 state attorneys general to challenge the Trump administration’s proposed changes to asylum standards. If implemented, these changes would allow the Executive branch to arbitrarily deny asylum claims to immigrants seeking haven from […]