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A Bear trailer park could be replaced by a thousand units in a complex of apartments, townhomes and office space.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that New Castle land use officials are looking at the proposed development for the Glasgow Trailer Court.

If approved the entire 114-acre parcel would be developed over the next decade.

The development would consist of 800 apartments and another 200 townhomes.

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - Authorities say they're searching for three suspects after a man was shot and wounded at a New Castle County motel.
Delaware State Police said in statement that an unidentified 55-year-old man was shot in the head Monday in his room at the Glen Motel in Bear.
The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police say two men and a female suspect knocked on the victim's door. When the man opened the door the two men, who were wearing masks, rushed into the room.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Authorities say Delaware police will be out in force this weekend in an effort to crack down on drunken driving.

State highway safety officials say more than 100 police officers will gather in Wilmington, Bear, Dover, Rehoboth Beach and Seaford to conduct checkpoints. Police will be conducting checkpoints in five different locations:  two in New Castle County, two in Sussex County and one in Kent County.

Officials say two similar checkpoint operations, in July and September, resulted in 28 DUI arrests.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is proposing rules aimed at banning spear-hunting for big game.

The agency says in a statement it's accepting public comments through Oct. 17 on a proposal to add regulatory language stating that only the weapons listed in the regulations may be used for deer and black bear hunting.

Those weapons are bows and firearms, including a powerful new type of air gun that shoots full-sized arrows.

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - New Castle County Police say they have arrested a person in connection with the shooting death of a Delaware State University student.

Police said in a statement that they plan to hold a news conference Friday to announce details of the arrest, including the person's name. Police say the suspect has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Malcolm Evans.

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a 59-year-old woman who fell from a zip line ride at Lums Pond State Park in Bear.

Authorities say the woman fell about 40 feet from the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure attraction Wednesday afternoon.

The woman was treated at the scene by New Castle County paramedics before being taken by ambulance to the Christiana Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The victim's name was being withheld pending the notification of her next of kin.

Authorities say no one else was injured.

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - Authorities say two people have been found shot dead inside a home in Bear.
New Castle County Officer First Class Tracey Duffy says the report of possible shots fired was called in Tuesday evening by a person who arrived to the residential Pinewoods home and found the two people dead.
Police have not released any further information about the two people found, including their genders, the relationship between them or a motive.

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police are identifying the man killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 near Newark last week.

Police announced Wednesday that 30-year-old Nathaniel Guerrier of Bear was killed in the crash on April 16. Police say the crash remains under investigation.

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - A man's body has been found along a walking trail in Bear.

Delaware State Police say a passerby found the body Thursday morning while walking along a trail near a wooded area.

Police have not determined the man's age or identity. His remains were being removed from the scene to be taken to a coroner's office, which will determine how he died and who he was.

BEAR, Del. (AP) - Small businesses in Bear are bracing for a 17-day closure of a section of U.S. Route 40 while a rail crossing is replaced.

The News Journal reports that businesses are posting signs and ads to alert customers that they will be open while Pulaski Highway traffic is detoured to Interstate 95. To reduce the burden on area roads, eastbound traffic will be directed one way and westbound traffic another.