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Wilmington Delaware

Astoria Characters: The Song and Sales Man

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.14.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Steven Shane Wolhar is trying to drink his morning coffee, but every time he's about to take a sip, his cellphone interrupts. A client calls; a client texts; another one or two or three email.

Jennifer Bendery

As Joe Biden Grieves, His Community Unites To Help Him Heal: 'They're Us' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

WILMINGTON, Del. -- There were about 1,000 people packed into the Saint Anthony of Padua Church on Saturday for Beau Biden's memorial service. Members...

American Capitalism vs. American Business

Steven Conn | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Steven Conn

Perhaps it's time we acknowledge a fundamental contradiction of the American economy: American finance capitalism is bad for American business.

5-Star Hotel Reverses Decision To Bar Homeless Guests After Backlash

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact

A Delaware hotel has apologized and changed its course of action after canceling a reservation for guests on Christmas. Matthew Senge and Deb Benne...

Portrait of a Song

Brad Puet | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Brad Puet

All images copyright David Norbut I have known David for a few years now. What first drew me to his work, were the projects and stories he would cre...

Police: Nearly A Dozen Boys Sexually Assaulted 2 Women In Park

Posted 09.01.2013 | Crime

Two Delaware women say they were gang raped by a group of about a dozen unidentified juveniles, the News Journal reports. Police say the two women ...

3,582 Bags Of Heroin, Mask, And BB Gun Found On Teen: Police (PHOTO)

Adam Pavley | Posted 08.15.2013 | Crime

A teen was arrested this week allegedly possession of 3,582 bags of heroin, a mask and a BB gun. The offender, a 16-year-old, was charged with hero...

3-Year-Old Helps Save Aunt During Seizure

Posted 09.16.2012 | Good News

Tyrone Copeland Jr., a 3-year-old in Wilmington, Del., is being credited with helping save his aunt after she had a seizure while they were playing in...

Cop's Comment Pits First Amendment Against Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology

When is a police officer not a police officer? This is not a rhetorical question, but the object of a serious inquiry by the Wilmington Police Dep...

The Little Sandwich Shop That Could

Marshall Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Marshall Wright

Let me put this lightly: LA, this sandwich will change your life. From Wilmington all the way to Beverly Hills. Capriotti's has come a long way just so you can grab a Bobbie. You owe it to yourself to go get one.

Hybrid Car Maker Fisker Takes over GM Factory

Hearst Communications | Hearst Communications | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Start-up firm Fisker Automotive announced today that it will build its next generation hybrid sedan, with a $528 million loan from the DOE, in a now c...

Valero to shutter Delaware refinery | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VALERO ENERGY CORP.Valero Energy said it will permanently close its refinery in Delaware City, Del., because of falling fuel demand. It is the largest...

Fisker Automotive Near Deal to Aquire GM's Wilmington, DE Assembly Plant

AllAboutElectric | AllCarsElectric | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Now reported widely around the web, Fisker seems to be near a deal to acquire General Motor's Boxwood Road assembly plant in Wilmington, DE, where G...

Hybrid Carmaker Fisker Takes Over GM Factory

Hearst Communications | Hearst Communications | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Startup firm Fisker Automotive announced today that it will build its next-generation hybrid sedan, with a $528 million loan from the DOE, in a now-cl...

Federal judge hears arguments on dredging Delaware River without state permission | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WILMINGTON, Del. -- A federal judge is weighing whether to stop the Army Corps of Engineers from dredging the Delaware River without permission from D...

N.J.-born former Catholic bishop in Delaware dies at 77 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AP Photo/The News Journal/Jennifer CorbettThis Jan. 24, 2008 photo shows Bishop Michael Saltarelli of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Del. Saltare...