Our important stories from the previous week included a train derailment, a correctional officers survey, Christmas tree precautions, human trafficking charges, and a prison sentence for an arsonist and murderer.  

A train derailment closed down Rt. 100 for 24 hours, and WDEL's Mike Phillips was on the scene throughout to bring you updates as the situation developed: 

Results from a new survey of correctional officers takes the temperature for how Delaware Department of Correction employees are feeling about the institution. WDEL's Amy Cherry breaks it down for us: 

WDEL's Mark Fowser shows us the dangers of not being careful with a dry Christmas tree: 

At the end of a years-long investigation into human trafficking in the area, a pair from Smyrna is now facing prostitution charges. WDEL's DJ McAneny details the investigative efforts: 

Finally, some small amount of closure for the Wilmington emergency services family as Amy Cherry tells us about a prison sentence for a woman convicted of killing three firefighters in an intentionally set blaze: