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Many USDA workers to quit as research agencies move to Kansas City: ‘The brain drain we all fe
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Two-thirds of employees at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and more than half of employees at the Economic Research Service will not move.

11-year-old boy fatally shot after a fight near a shopping center and gas station in D.C.
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Police said they were looking for as many as five people and that the dispute included adults who appeared to be in their 30s and children as young as 10.

Cyclist famously flipped off the president’s motorcade. Now she is running for office.
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Juli Briskman, who got fired for giving the middle finger as President Trump left his Sterling golf club, wants to serve on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.

Feds reconsidering permit for power lines near historic Jamestown, but there’s a hitch: They&#
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Dominion Energy rushed to build despite court challenge, saying the project is too crucial to delay.

The hottest weather in years is on its way. Here’s what to expect as temperatures near 100.
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An excessive heat watch has been issued for the D.C. region for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Heat indexes are forecast to be near 115 degrees.

Police seek help identifying Brookside shoplifting suspect
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:25:00 -0400
New Castle County Police are asking the public for help identifying a woman accused of shoplifting in Brookside.

Applications open for vacant Christina School Board seat
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:57:00 -0400
Community members interested in serving on the Christina School District school board have until Aug. 5 to apply for an vacant position.

Newark receives $400,000 state grant that could offset need for future tax increase
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:45:00 -0400
The city of Newark’s attempt to get included in the state’s payment in lieu of taxes fund failed again this year, but the city did get a welcome surprise as the general assembly wrapped up its work this year –…

Council approves additional funds for controversial bike bridge
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:00:00 -0400
City council last week approved up to $273,000 in additional funding for the controversial bicycle and pedestrian bridge over White Clay Creek.


Camilleri, author of Montalbano detective series, dies at 93
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:31:00 -0400
ROME — Author Andrea Camilleri, creator of the best-selling Commissario Montalbano series about a likable, though oft-brooding small-town Sicilian police chief who mixes humanity with pragmatism to solve crimes, died in a Rome hospital Wednesday. He was 93.

Maryland Gov. Hogan says Trump tweets ‘very unbecoming of a president,’ stops short of calling them
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:07:00 -0400
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has criticized President Donald Trump’s tweets and comments that certain members of Congress should “go back” to other countries.

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