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REAL_ESTATE
February 24, 2013 | By Catherine Laughlin, For The Inquirer
They weren't really looking for a house, Sissy Harris recalls, but her Realtor cousin invited Sissy and her husband to have a look at the brick dwelling with the slate roof anyway. Before they had finished touring the Greenville, Del., house, Jack Harris was ready to sign on the dotted line. Jack, a lawyer, is not a man who routinely acts in haste, but the 6,300-square-foot property enticed him, not only because of its open floor plan throughout three levels, but also because it had been renovated by the former owners and was in turnkey condition - serious pluses for a busy couple with two careers, three children, and two dogs.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
November 2, 2014 | By Michael Vitez, Inquirer Staff Writer
WILMINGTON - They moved the sickest patients first - children in isolation, with ventilators and feeding tubes, blood pressure pumps and IV poles carrying many medicines. A team of five or even six nurses, respiratory therapists, and doctors surrounded each bed, piloting it out of the old room, down hallways and around corners, applauded and cheered by colleagues at every turn, until each patient was safely reconnected to pumps and monitors in a new room. In all, 120 patients, many of them critically ill, moved Saturday into a $270 million expansion of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington.
NEWS
May 21, 1986 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / J. KYLE KEENER
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
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 .
NEWS
August 3, 2014
A story about an I-495 bridge that reopened Thursday incorrectly identified its location. The Wilmington bridge crosses the Christina River west of the Delaware River.
SPORTS
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.
NEWS
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
NEWS
February 21, 2013 | Associated Press
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.
NEWS
July 7, 2011 | Associated Press
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.
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