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According to the Veterans Benefits Administration's latest Monday Morning Workload report, dated Nov. 30, the backlog at Wilmington - the cases in the queue as long as 125 days, by VA's measure - stood at 890, with total outstanding cases at 1,601.
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Matthew Shipp was born December 7, 1960 in Wilmington, Delaware. He started piano at 5 years old with the regular piano lessons most kids have experienced.
Local churches and Latino ministries will stage a lot of processions, services and special events this week to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe.
They'll also recognize some of the iconic tunes from those specials. The Cartoon Christmas Trio has gotten those songs down cold, whether it's the lament to Mr. Grinch - we wouldn't touch him with a 391 2-foot pole either - or the bouncy song that gets the Peanuts gang busting an animated move on stage.
It doesn't have to face a crime panic. Saying that in no way takes away from the urgent need for a solution, nor does it minimize the seriousness of the situation.
Lori and Bruce Bobbitt, left, talk about their home built in 1907, located at 216 North Main Street, with tourgoers Gina and Joe Wade of Wilmington, DE during the 37th Annual Woodstown by Candlelight tour, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
WILMINGTON - A Wilmington store owner, who shot to death a 15-year-old and wounded an 11-year-old who had broken into his business, was sentenced to 10 years in prison today.
A passerby made the grisly discovery around 8:45 Friday morning along the 600 block of Marsh Road in Wilmington, Del.
Nicholos Lingo, 31, of Wilmington has died from injuries sustained after being struck by a minivan on Limestone Road in Stanton Wednesday, police said Friday.
A 63-year-old Philadelphia man this week became the latest victim of the so-called "Knockout game," in which a young thug punches his unsuspecting prey so hard he loses consciousness.
Though he never visited Delaware, Nelson Mandela made a profound impact on the state and its people.
The iconic bronze statue entitled "A Friend", which has long suffered the ravages of Philadelphia's extreme weather changes and had been deteriorating in front of Police Headquarters at 7th & Race Streets, has found its own friend in philanthropist and humanitarian Kal Rudman.
If you were to ask any local hip-hop fan what song had the tristate area buzzing in 2008, they will surely tell you Meek Mill's "In My Bag" had clubs and radios turned all the way up.
With Wilmington's gun violence at an all-time high, City Council members are taking the unusual step of seeking federal help in the form of a Centers for Disease Control study of the escalating "pandemic" of shootings.
Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams needs to accept responsibility for failed leadership in stemming violence in the state's largest city - not blame the top police brass - the head of Delaware's Republican Party said today.
Winter Storm Warning for New Castle County was issued at December 08 at 6:38PM EST