Our important stories from the previous week include the heroics of a Newark bus driver, a rabid raccoon on the prowl, flesh-eating bacteria as a reason to be more considerate about where you go swimming, a member of the clergy under investigation for sex abuse against a child, and help if you were a victim in the Equifax data breach: 

A local bus driver received national recognition when her training helped her avoid what could have been a tragic situation:

A rabid raccoon attacked a person in Newark, the fourth attack in the state this year: 

A study identified higher levels of flesh-eating bacteria in the Delaware Bay than would typically be expected (the ideal levels being around zero percent, I'd imagine). So, there's that: 

A priest with a long history of moving around between Delaware and Maryland was stripped of his clergy status after an investigation revealed any crimes committed occurred outside the statute of limitations. The same priest remains under investigation in other jurisdictions: 

Delawareans impacted by the data breach at Equifax could be eligible for reimbursement for their troubles: 

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