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    Delaware Online digital desk
    Published 12:06 p.m. ET Sept. 7, 2019

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    Heavy winds came through the Delaware coast Friday afternoon.
    Chuck Snyder / Special to Delaware News Journal, Delaware News Journal

    From the tragic — a man killed by police, a baby killed by a day care worker  — to the weird — Joe Biden attacked by a businessman’s mother after he lost a court case — a lot happened in Delaware over the past week. These are some of our top stories. 

    ‘This wasn’t him’: Friends of man killed by police struggle to understand

    Ricardo Hylton was shot by Wilmington police on Friday, Aug. 30. Police said he was firing a gun. “Nobody could have ever foreseen this happening,” said Shardae White, a friend. “It doesn’t make sense.”

    Read the story: After man shot and killed by Wilmington Police, friends struggle to understand

    Also: Man’s fiancee shocked to get call saying he was killed by police

    Why a business owner’s mom is going after Biden, and Delaware

    Shirley Shawe has purchased ads in key primary states attacking Joe Biden, to the puzzlement of some in the national media. There’s a long, and strange, story behind it all. 

    Read the story: Why this NY businessman (and his mom) are still attacking Delaware — and Biden

    For ex-offenders in Wilmington, summer trash pickup is a path to employment

    A few months into the job, the cleaners said they’ve noticed a difference. Neighbors recognize them in their bright orange vests. 

    Read the story: For ex-offenders in Wilmington, summer trash pickup is a path to employment

    Teacher walked into a classroom to cameras, cheers, and her boyfriend

    Chelsea Darczuk thought she was on her way to help a fellow teacher with a reading lesson. The next thing she knew, her boyfriend was down on one knee. 

    Read the story: Surprise proposal: Instead of helping with a reading lesson, teacher gets engaged

    Child care worker charged with killing infant who wouldn’t stop crying

    Delawareans were shocked on Friday after state police arrested a day care worker they said smothered a baby to death when it wouldn’t stop crying. 

    Read the story: Bear child care worker charged with killing infant who wouldn’t stop crying

    Complete coverage: Police say a baby at Little People Child Development Center was killed

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