Home invasions

    The crime issue was a big part of the recently completed Wilmington Democratic primary.  In June, Governor Jack Markell signed a bill into law that makes home invasions a crime.  Before then, the crime was categorized as burglary, and often, state lawmakers say, the punishment did not fit the crime, that is, until now.

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