Daily Archive: September 26, 2016

Fickes Died Trying To Rescue Lt. Leach

  Wilmington Fire Chief Anthony Goode told reporters today that Firefighter Jerry Fickes was trying to rescue Lt. Christopher Leach when he died. Goode also said that Leach was filling in for another officer that night.   Goode: “Rumors of...

Store Clerk Robbed At Knifepoint

Felton – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a south Felton area gas station that occurred early this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier. Fournier said that the robbery...

School Teacher Pleads Guilty To Raping Student

Delaware  – Prosecutors say they secured a plea from Gary Smith, 44, of Newark, to Sexual Abuse by a Person in Position of Trust, Authority or Supervision, 1st Degree and two counts of Rape Fourth Degree....

Former Gov. Minner Son Dies In Crash

Former Gov. Minner Son Dies In Crash

Milford – Gary Ingram, the son of former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, passed away following a crash in Milford, Delaware on Friday, Sept. 23. “Along with so many people in our state, I have long...

87-Year-Old Man Shot, Minor Injury

87-Year-Old Man Shot, Minor Injury

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are currently investigating an armed robbery in which an 87 year old man was slightly injured that occurred late last night, according to Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R....

Sub Shop Robbed At Knifepoint

Sub Shop Robbed At Knifepoint

Newark – Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Newark area sub shop that occurred last night, according to Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale. Hale said that the incident occurred...

Rescue Of Firefighters, Audio

Wilmington – On September 24, 2016 41-year-old Wilmington Fire Lt. Christopher Leach, a 14-year veteran and 51 year-old Wilmington Firefighter Jerry Fickes, a 13-year veteran died when the floor of a rowhome collaped, trapping them in the basement of...