Thu April 3, 2014
Woman Abducted

Teens to be tried as adults in kidnapping


WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Superior Court judge has ruled that three teenagers will be tried as adults in the kidnapping of an 89-year-old woman.

The News Journal reports ( ) that Judge Richard Stokes ruled Wednesday that due to the seriousness of the crime the trials should stay in Superior Court.

Attorneys argued their clients, who are charged with carjacking, kidnapping and conspiracy, should be tried in Family Court. A fourth teen agreed to plead guilty and testify at the trials.

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Thu April 3, 2014
Offshore Winds

Offshore Va. wind research focus of US meeting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A public meeting is scheduled in Virginia Beach on offshore test turbines that could smooth the way for the development of wind farms 20-plus miles off the sandy beaches of the resort city.

The meeting Thursday is sponsored by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. It will focus on the environmental impacts of the wind turbines, which would be capable of producing 12 megawatts of wind energy.

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has requested a research lease for the turbines.

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Thu April 3, 2014
American Airlines-Va

Several Va airports now offering LaGuardia service

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Travelers from several Virginia airports can now take nonstop flights to New York's LaGuardia Airport.

American Airlines debuted the daily flights this week between LaGuardia and airports in Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke.

It marked the return of American to Roanoke for the first time since the mid-1990s, when the airport offered service to Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

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Thu April 3, 2014
Salisbury Search-Officers Hurt

Man sought after officers were hurt arrested

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man sought after three law enforcers were injured during when their cruiser was struck has been arrested in Delaware.

Troopers said that 32-year-old Edwin Fletcher of Salisbury was arrested about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Dover. Authorities say he is awaiting an extradition hearing.

Authorities say two state troopers and a sheriff's deputy were injured when Fletcher drove onto and over their vehicle on March 26 in Salisbury. Authorities were trying to arrest Fletcher on a drug felony warrant in Wicomico County.

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Fri March 28, 2014
Mall Evacuated

Md. mall evacuated after bomb threat


SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Salisbury Police continue to search the Centre at Salisbury mall after the mall was evacuated after reported bomb threat.

The regional indoor mall was evacuated about 11 a.m. Friday after Delaware State Police got a tip that there was a bomb there.

Police said Friday afternoon that the mall would remain closed Friday and reopen at its regular time on Saturday.

Capt. Scott Kolb tells The Daily Times of Salisbury ( that bomb-sniffing dogs were on their way from other agencies to search the mall.


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