July 19, 1997 |
The Rev. Lawrence Livingston (left) wipes his brow as his attorney, Eugene Maurer Jr., speaks to reporters outside the courthouse in Wilmington yesterday. Livingston pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct charges stemming from a March confrontation with Wilmington Police Officer Kurtis Crawford.
July 12, 2005 |
The Wilmington Blue Rocks scored six runs in the sixth inning last night in a 10-5 Carolina League win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Chad Spann homered for Wilmington in the fourth. In the sixth, the Blue Rocks scored three times on walks with the bases loaded.
July 14, 2011 |
Donna McQuillan Luongo, 52, of Ridley Park, a former radio sports reporter in the Philadelphia region, died Sunday, July 10, at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park of complications from a blood clot to the heart. Born in Upland, Mrs. Luongo was a 1976 graduate of Ridley High School and attended Temple University. She began her career as a desk assistant at KYW-AM (1060) in 1976 after she won the station's news study award, said her husband, Michael. From 1977 through 1979, he said, Mrs. Luongo was a sports reporter at WRTI-FM (90.1)
July 9, 2012
A 52-year-old Delaware man was charged with his sixth DUI Saturday night, a series of drunken-driving offenses that began in 1994, Delaware state police said. Michael Taggert, of New Castle, was driving his car in Wilmington shortly before midnight when he was stopped by a state trooper for speeding. Inside the car the trooper found marijuana, amphetamine, and Xanax, police said. Taggert's bond was set at $34,000, and he was taken to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington, police said.
January 11, 2012 |
Irving Steven Levy, 54, of Roxborough, a lawyer with White & Williams L.L.P., died of pancreatic cancer Saturday, Jan. 7, at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. Mr. Levy joined White & Williams in 1984 and had been a partner since 1990. A litigator, his clients included product and chemical manufacturers, construction companies, pharmaceutical firms, hospitals, and health-care providers. "Steve was an extremely intelligent and gifted trial lawyer who loved to tackle complex issues, particularly complex issues of science, and devise creative ways to explain them to judges and juries," said John Balaguer, managing partner in the White & Williams office in Wilmington.
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.
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 .
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.
August 22, 2011 |
WILMINGTON - The DuPont Co. is negotiating with state and federal environmental regulators to settle claims of alleged pollution discharges into the Delaware River. The News Journal of Wilmington ( http://bit.ly/rt9ySc ) reports the settlement talks were disclosed in a financial statement that DuPont filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. They concern discharges over multiple years at the company's Edge Moor manufacturing facility north of Wilmington. Discussions involve the Delaware Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Justice.