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Doctor’s former employee accused of theft
A former employee of a New Wilmington doctor’s office faces 67 charges for allegedly stealing nearly $40,600.
Police: Man asked officers to ‘shoot me, I want to die’
A man armed with knives threatened a woman, police said, then tried to goad them into shooting him.
Dog rescued from Crestview Gardens fire
Firefighters rescued a dog from a Crestview Gardens apartment Wednesday night after fire broke out in the kitchen.
North Hill residents report statue thefts, vandalism
North Hill residents are advised to look out for vandals who have been stealing and breaking statues.
Spray paint vandalism reported on East Side
Someone is spray painting on houses in an East Side neighborhood near Gaston Park.
Fire destroys South Side house
A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a house on New Castle’s South Side. City firefighters were called to 1605 Pennsylvania Ave. about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Argument over sticker results in jail
An argument over an inspection has landed a county man in jail. Richard Wayne Krebs, 47, of 1416 Carlsbad Place, was charged with aggravated and simple assault and recklessly endangering another person.
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Police: Man tries to eat marijuana
Police said a man wanted on warrant tried to eat marijuana when they arrested him. Officers reported they had found packaged marijuana in the car, a digital scale in Lawrence J. Pickney II’s pockets, and more than $1,000 between Pickney and a man who was riding with him.
City police investigate gunshots
New Castle police searched unsuccessfully for a man who allegedly fired a gun at a car on the North Hill.
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