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An Essential Resource: Dover’s New Substance Abuse Recovery Center

Of course we all hope that such recovery centers will be unnecessary someday; for now, reality tells us they are crucial. Dover, and much of the nation, is struggling with a substance abuse problem. Often those who struggle with such abuse are ...
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Homelessness in Dire Need of Attention

Bad luck, bad choices and a bad economy: All of these can lead someone into homelessness. Bad public policy may also be to blame. The homelessness problem is grave in Delaware and is often linked to other criminal problems such as prostitu...
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Delaware Death Penalty Arguments Continue

Several months ago the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that Delaware’s death penalty law is unconstitutional. This ruling was made public in August and there have been no executions in the state since. Currently twelve people sit on what was forme...
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Violence Against Juveniles in Delaware, A Wake-Up Call?

The tragic trend continues. In the last year, Wilmington has seen a troubling increase in the number of shootings in which juveniles were injured. Of the 137 shootings that have occurred in Wilmington in 2016, 30 of the victims were juveniles. ...
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Dover Couple Killed by Police May Have Been Suicidal

While the details of the October 25 shooting are still being gathered, there are some certainties: two Dover residents, accused of multiple crimes, were killed at an Elkton, MD hotel. The young couple, both of them approximately 25-years-old, w...
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Delaware State Hosts Forum on Trust Between Police & Community

Delaware State University hosted the first “Building a Community of Diversity, Tolerance, Accountability and Trust” forum recently. The forum brought together police, community members, legislators and educators in a town hall format. The focus...
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Delaware’s Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional

In early August, Delaware’s Supreme Court ruled the state’s death penalty law unconstitutional. While seen as a victory for many who see the death penalty as fundamentally flawed, Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn seems to be committed to thi...
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Dover, and the Nation, Prepare for National Night Out

With tension between law enforcement and citizens at a nearly unprecedented high, this year’s event may be the most important ever. For 33 years communities have been gathering to encourage bonds between public servants and the citizens they pr...
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Dover’s Dr. Senad Cemerlic Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud

The anesthesiologist has been sentenced to 18 months of probation. He plead guilty to one count of felony health care fraud involving fraudulent billing practices, according to the Delaware State News. He will also pay $10,000 to cover investig...
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Delaware Heroin Plague Continues

At times it seems that the problem is being controlled or simply could not get any worse. However, in recent days, more evidence has emerged that the approach Delaware is taking to the heroin problem has proven insufficient. A man in Ogletown w...
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