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Delaware Crime

Ex-Doc Terrorized Girl for Years: Prosecutors

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware pediatrician accused of waterboarding his female companion's daughter by holding her face under a faucet t...

Sister Strikes Brother With Minivan, Killing Him: Cops

David Lohr | Posted 11.06.2013 | Crime

Police in Delaware say a case of sibling rivalry turned deadly when a teen ran down her younger brother with the family minivan. Sheila Martinez-Ro...

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stalking Ex-Wife His Dad Killed

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 10.20.2013 | Crime

WILMINGTON, Del. — A former Delaware optometrist whose ex-wife was killed by his father at a Delaware courthouse has pleaded not guilty to feder...

Man Allegedly Runs, Bikes, Swims To Get Away From Cops

Posted 07.19.2013 | Weird News

Police say an Illinois man ran the getaway triathlon Wednesday morning when he tried to flee, first on foot, then on a bicycle, and finally by diving ...

Couple Indicted For Allegedly Locking Boy In Bare Room For Months

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | Crime

NEWARK, Del. -- A Delaware couple has been indicted for allegedly locking their 12-year-old son in his room for three months. Police in New Castle Co...

Courthouse Shooting: 'I Saw A Single Bullet Hole In Her Chest'

AP | RANDALL CHASE and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 04.14.2013 | Crime

WILMINGTON, Del. — A bitter custody battle that included an international kidnapping and prison sentences for a former optometrist and his mothe...

3 Dead, 2 Police Injured In Courthouse Shooting

Posted 02.11.2013 | Crime

Authorities in Delaware responded Monday morning to reports of gunshots fired inside the New Castle County Courthouse, Delaware Online reports. Tw...

Boy Allegedly Starved, Locked In Room Doesn't Want Parents To Get In Trouble

Posted 11.30.2012 | Crime

A couple in Newark, Del., has been arrested for allegedly locking a 12-year-old boy in a bare room for three months. Police say the child's father,...

Man Allegedly Hides Crack, Pot In Prosthetic Leg

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.14.2012 | Weird News

A man accused of drug possession may not have a leg to stand on in court. That's because authorities say they found crack and marijuana hidden in h...

Man FAILS At Stealing His Own Truck

AP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Weird News

NEW CASTLE, Del. -- Police in Delaware have arrested a man they say stole his own truck out of a repair shop lot using a front-end loader. Delaware p...

Pediatrician Accused Of Waterboarding Daughter

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.09.2012 | Crime

A Delaware pediatrician who is a recognized researcher in near-death experiences in children has been accused of holding his young daughter's face und...

Soccer Match Shootout Kills Teenager, Tournament Organizer

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

DOVER, Del. -- Armed men suspected of triggering an exchange of gunfire at a weekend soccer tournament in Delaware that left three people dead and two...

Delaware Man Unknowingly Offers To Help Alleged Burglar Steal His Own TV

Posted 01.11.2012 | Crime

A Delaware man nearly became an unknowing accomplice in a crime against himself on Wednesday when he offered to assist a stranger lugging a TV down th...

Cops: Mother Tried To Sell Newborn For Trip To Disney World

Posted 12.05.2011 | Crime

Police say a Delaware mother of three attempted to sell her newborn baby for $15,000 so she could take her other two children to Disney World. Brid...

Pediatrician Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexually Abusing Child Patients

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 10.26.2011 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Del. — Former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley will spend the rest of his life in prison for committing horrific acts of sexual ab...