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Delaware student found unresponsive in prison cell, dies

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A University of Delaware student who was accused of threatening people with a BB gun has died after what authorities described as a “medical emergency” in his prison cell, police sa...

Ex-Boy Scouts official blasts child-protection efforts

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The former youth protection director for the Boy Scouts of America said Tuesday the organization is not doing enough to protect children from sexual abuse and is still trying to mai...

Delaware state auditor indicted on public corruption charges

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s state auditor, who is responsible for rooting out government fraud, waste and abuse, was indicted Monday on public corruption charges. An indictment iss...

EXPLAINER: How US states help rich foreigners shield assets

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A mention of "tax havens” typically conjures images of sun-soaked Caribbean escapes like the Cayman Islands or the buttoned-down banks of Switzerland. Not South Dakota. ...

Judge begins key hearing on Boy Scouts bankruptcy plan

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Tuesday began a key hearing that could determine whether the Boy Scouts of America can emerge from bankruptcy later this year with a reorganization plan that wou...

Former Delaware pastor found liable for child sexual abuse

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A woman who said her father, a former pastor of a Delaware church, sexually abused her as a child and trafficked her to other men, was awarded $1.5 million by a federal jury on Frid...

Boy Scouts settlements reached with major insurer, Mormons

DOVER, Del. (AP) — One of the primary insurers of the Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday that it has reached a tentative settlement agreement with the organization and with attorneys representing...

No discipline for Democratic lawmaker's racist, sexist slur

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Democrat-led House committee will take no disciplinary action against a Democratic lawmaker who used a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers, officials said Monday. ...

Judge tosses suit by Candace Owens over Facebook fact checks

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative political commentator Candace Owens against USA Today and another media organization over fact-checking coronavirus po...

Judge sets July hearing on Boy Scouts settlement agreement

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bankruptcy judge has set a July 29 hearing on the proposed $850 million settlement agreement the Boy Scouts of America have with attorneys representing some 60,000 victims of chil...

Delaware prosecutor: Suspected serial killer indicted

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A suspected serial killer accused in the deaths of several people in Delaware and Pennsylvania has been indicted on 41 felony charges, including two murders, authorities said Tuesda...

Feds dropping case against former Wilmington Trust execs

DOVER, Del. (AP) — After being dealt a stunning setback by an appeals court, federal prosecutors in Delaware have declined to retry four former executives for the only financial institution to be crim...

Boy Scouts of America reaches $850M agreement with victims

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America have reached an $850 million agreement with attorneys representing some 60,000 victims of child sex abuse in what could prove to be a pivotal moment in the...

Pharma company to pay $12.6M to settle kickback allegations

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $12.6 million to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act by paying kickbacks. Departm...

The Hartford agrees to pay $650M in Boy Scouts bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Insurance company The Hartford has agree to pay $650 million into a proposed trust fund for victims of child sexual abuse as part of the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case. ...