Prosecutors drop most remaining cases in fatal prison riot

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware prosecutors are dismissing all but three remaining cases against inmate defendants charged in a deadly prison riot. Friday's decision comes after earlier ...

Judge mulls arguments over mansion in Saudi royals' divorce

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is mulling whether to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Saudi prince in a dispute with his ex-wife over their Beverly Hills mansion. The judge hea...

Ex-bank execs remain free on bail after fraud convictions

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge says four former executives for the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program do not have to begin serving th...

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to six years in prison for frau...

Plea to be heard for benefits of worker illegally in country

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court is mulling whether to overturn a judge's decision terminating the disability benefits of a woman who is in the country illegally and was injured at work. ...

Court upholds Delaware cyberstalking convictions, life terms

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal court has rejected the appeals of a Delaware man and his sister who were sentenced to life in prison in a landmark cyberstalking case involving the killing of the man's ex...

Newcomer seeks to defeat senior senator in Delaware primary

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An upstart challenger riding an antiestablishment wave within the Democratic Party is hoping to unseat Delaware's senior senator in the state's primary election Thursday. ...

Investigators say John Glenn's remains not disrespected

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A lengthy investigation by Air Force officials has concluded that the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn were not treated disrespectfully at the Dover Air Force Ba...

Delaware officials release final report on prison reform

HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are touting progress in prison reform efforts following a deadly inmate riot last year, but they acknowledge that reducing mandatory overtime for correctional...

AP Exclusive: Survivor blames officials for prison riot

HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — Patricia May had a feeling of dread when she reported to work at Delaware's maximum-security prison last year. For months, May had been concerned about her saf...

AP Exclusive: Survivor says officials responsible for riot

HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — Patricia May had a feeling of dread when she reported to work at Delaware's maximum-security prison last year. For months, May had been concerned about her saf...

Feds say Wilmington Trust officials victims of own arrogance

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — As plans for strip malls and new residential communities stalled in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, with weeds instead of houses sprouting in former farm fields, develop...

Court overturns conviction in fatal school bathroom attack

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the conviction of a 17-year-old girl in a school bathroom attack that left a 16-year-old classmate dead. The girl w...

Belgian scientists claim Delaware wrongly seized, sold stock

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of two Belgian scientists who claim the state improperly used its abandoned property laws to seize th...

Fed: Chemours ex-worker tried to sell trade secrets to China

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former employee of a chemical company that spun off from the DuPont Co. in 2015 has been charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets and sell them to Ch...