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Wilmington

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Dirt Pile Blamed For Damage To Interstate 495 Bridge In Delaware

Federal officials, in a letter to DelDOT, say the bridge appears to be well maintained and inspected and the state couldn’t have predicted all that dirt would cause the bridge to tilt.

06/18/2014

Chopper 3 over the scene of a fire and building collapse in Wilmington, Delaware on June 16, 2014. (credit: Chopper 3)

Authorities Identify Victim Killed In Wilmington Fire, Building Collapse

Authorities have identified the male victim of Monday night’s house fire and building collapse in Wilmington, Delaware.

06/18/2014

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Investigators Look For Cause Of Deadly Fire, Building Collapse In Wilmington

Investigators spent Tuesday sifting through rubble on Bird Street in Wilmington looking for the cause of a fire and building collapse that killed one person and send two others to the hospital.

06/17/2014

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Fire, Building Collapse In Wilmington

The fire was reported shortly before 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Maryland Avenue.

06/16/2014

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx insists this is at the top of his agency’s to-do list. (credit: David Madden/KYW)

U.S. Transportation Secretary Get Closer Look At I-495 Bridge In Wilmington

Progress is being made at the bridge site with crews working around the clock on 12-hour shifts. New equipment arrived on site Friday, and DelDOT says crews have hit the ground running.

06/13/2014

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Wilmington Businessman Claims He Called 9-1-1 About Bridge More Than A Month Before Closure

Officials in Delaware are still monitoring the I-495 bridge over the Christina River. They closed it last week because of support columns that shifted, causing safety concerns.

06/09/2014

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (pictured right, in suit) gets briefed on the status of the I-495 bridge. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Senator Coons Briefed On Repairs To I-495 Bridge

Delaware US Senator Chris Coons touring the site around the I-495 bridge, says $2-million in initial emergency federal funds have been made available.

06/06/2014

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DelDOT Continues To Search For Cause Of Tilting I-495 Bridge

Eyewitness News reporter Jan Carabeo was able to speak with the engineering consulting company that tipped DelDOT off to this problem in the first place.

06/05/2014

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Firefighter Injured In Two-Alarm Blaze In Wilmington

The fire broke out just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday in a structure at 622 North Harrison Street.

06/04/2014

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Officials: Mountain Of Dirt Suspected In Del. Bridge Closure

State transportation officials said Wednesday that they believe a contractor is responsible for dumping a massive mound of dirt suspected of shifting the ground underneath an interstate highway bridge and forcing its closure.

06/04/2014

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Wilmington Officials Provide Detours After I-495 Bridge Closure

DelDOT closed the bridge at 6 p.m. Monday because an inspection showed four of the 37 support columns are tilted as much as four percent out of vertical alignment.

06/04/2014

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No Quick Fixes For I-495 Bridge In Wilmington As Investigation Continues

Engineers are only in the early stages of this investigation. The findings presented today are preliminary.

06/03/2014

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Authorities Investigate Suspicious Package After Plastic Bottles Depressurize In Delaware Stadium

Authorities are investigating after a suspicious package was found in a parking lot in Wilmington.

05/28/2014

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Husband And Wife Allegedly Teamed Up To Rob Delaware Gas Station

A married couple has been charged with robbing a Valero gas station on April 30.

05/23/2014

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Community Rallies For Peace After Grandmother Hit By Stray Bullet In Wilmington

A community rallies for peace after one of their own, a grandmother, was hit by a flying bullet while she sat outside with her grandson.

05/08/2014

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