Gov. Jack Markell

Delaware Governor Jack Markell (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Delaware Law Offers Immunity In Reporting Drug Overdoses

Legislation encouraging people in Delaware to report alcohol and drug overdoses without fear of being prosecuted is about to become law.


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Markell Administration Proposes $8M For Casinos

Markell administration officials on Monday proposed an $8 million temporary financial bailout for Delaware’s three casinos, which claim they are struggling financially because of high taxes and increased competition from neighboring states.


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Delaware Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Warrant Officer Sean W. Mullen, 39, of Dover died Sunday in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, officials said.


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Delaware House Approves Gay Marriage Bill

The state House on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill legalizing gay marriage in Delaware, barely a year after the state began recognizing same-sex civil unions.


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Wilmington Residents Rally Against Gun Violence

Some Wilmington residents are calling on the police chief to resign if he can’t stop the city’s gun violence.


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Delaware Gov. Markell Orders State Of Emergency, Urges Residents To Evacuate

Gov. Jack Markell has declared a state of emergency for Delaware as Hurricane Irene approaches.


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Delaware Man Executed For Woman’s 1992 Ax Slaying

A man who killed a woman with an ax during a botched home burglary has become Delaware’s first inmate to be executed since 2005.


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Medical Marijuana Wins Final Vote In Delaware

The state Senate has given final approval to a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Delaware.


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Delaware Collecting Donations For Japan Sister-State Ravaged By Quake, Tsunami

One of the most devastated areas of Japan will get rebuilding help from the State of Delaware. The “First State” is reaching out to its Japanese sister state.