January 5, 2013
WILMINGTON - A motorist who tried to flee to avoid a traffic stop was caught after the vehicle ran out of gas, authorities said. Police spotted a vehicle speeding about 3 p.m. Wednesday in Wilmington, said Officer Mark Ivey, a police spokesman. An officer attempted to stop the car, but it continued to speed onto I-95, Ivey said. That's where the vehicle slowed to a stop, out of gas, Ivey said. Tyree Jackson, 37, of Wilmington, was arrested and charged with numerous traffic offenses.
May 21, 1986 |
WAITING, perhaps, for a challenge to a game or two of tic-tack-toe, a bird sits atop a wire fence that surrounds a reservoir near downtown Wilmington.
July 20, 2012
Presented by the Delaware Shakespeare Festival at Rockwood Mansion Park, just south of Shipley Road on the Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, through July 28. Tickets: $15. Information: 302-415-3373 or www.delshakes.org .
October 6, 2011
Women's Golf Association CHARLOTTE BARNHARD CUP At Llanerch; 9; holes better-ball, 9 holes Chapman. Heather Bassman, Judy Dale, Commonwealth. . . 85 Liz Haines, Anne O'Malley, Merion. . . 85 (playoff at date to be determined) Pamela Clark Brown, Barbara Blanchard, Wilmington. . . 86 Lorraine Seiberlich, Susan Herrmann, Wilmington. . . 87 Bonnie Kay, Kathy Sullivan, Phila. Cricket. . . 88 Kerry Rutan, Nancy Kiss, Phila. Cricket.
February 21, 2013 |
WILMINGTON - Police charged a man Wednesday with second-degree murder in the death of his brother, shot during a gun battle. Daymon Winkler, 26, of Wilmington, was arrested in the death of Raheem Winkler, 19. He was being held on $3 million bail. On Aug. 25, the Winklers and two other men were involved in a shootout on Carter Street, police said. Raheem Winkler sustained a fatal gunshot wound.
April 20, 2011
WILMINGTON - Police have released the name of a 23-year-old man fatally shot on a basketball court beneath I-95. Jamar Brown of Wilmington was shot several times about 6 p.m. Monday and died hours later at Christiana Hospital, police said. Investigators said that several people were at the court at the time of the shooting, but that no one reported seeing anything. - AP
July 7, 2011 |
WILMINGTON - A priest has pleaded guilty to felony theft after being charged with embezzling more than $350,000 from two parishes of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington. The Rev. Cornelius Breslin, 59, entered the plea Wednesday in New Castle County Superior Court. Breslin pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft over $100,000. He is to be sentenced Sept. 23.
September 6, 1993 |
Mike Beams drove in four runs with a double and triple yesterday to lift the New Britain Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Reading Phillies in the final Eastern League game of the season for both teams. The Phillies ended the season in seventh place with a 62-78 record. Beams doubled in two runs in New Britain's three-run fourth off loser Blake Doolan. He tripled in a pair of sixth-inning runs to give the Red Sox a 5-2 lead. The Phillies, who got a two-run homer from Phil Gisler in the second, closed to within one run in the eighth on Ron Lockett's two-run single, but Steve Mintz slammed the door for his seventh save.
September 10, 1994 |
The Wilmington Blue Rocks went up, 2-0, in the Carolina League championship series by defeating the Winston-Salem Spirits, 9-6, last night. The best-of-five series continues tonight in Wilmington at 7:30 p.m. The Blue Rocks went in front to stay with a six-run third inning that put them up, 6-0. Ramon Martinez and Andy Stewart had two-run doubles in the rally. After Paul Bako hit a solo homer for Winston-Salem in the bottom of the third, the Spirits closed to 6-4 with three runs in the sixth.
April 16, 1996 |
The Syracuse Chiefs scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons, 4-2, yesterday in the International League. With no outs and the bases loaded, Syracuse's Shannon Stewart hit a shot back to pitcher Blake Doolan, who threw home for the force-out. But catcher Rick Wrona's throw to first sailed into right field, enabling the Chiefs to take a 3-2 lead. SALEM 2, WILMINGTON 1 WILMINGTON - Elvis Pena stole home as part of a sixth-inning double steal, snapping a 1-1 tie.