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Missing West Chester Professor Found Dead: Top PA News
Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in Eastern Pennsylvania:. Tom Short, the West Chester University professor who didn't show up for Thanksgiving dinner, has been found dead. READ MORE.
Markelle Fultz Trade Rumors: Owners Split on PG; Team Wants Quality Draft Pick
Markelle Fultz's future in Philadelphia remains in question. According to Keith Pompey of Philly.com, the Sixers are "in no rush to trade" the second-year point guard, perhaps in large part because the team's "ownership group also isn’t in total agreement with what do with Fultz, according to league
Delaware baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel; 2 women in custody
NEW YORK CITY (WPVI) -- Two women were arrested in New York City after a 4-month-old boy from Delaware was found dead inside of a hotel. Police say Dominic Greene from Wilmington was found unresponsive at the Hotel Pennsylvania around 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
Wilmington baby who died in New York was with his stepsister and her fiancée, reports say
A 4-month-old Wilmington boy who died Saturday after he was found unconscious and unresponsive in the lobby of a New York City hotel was being looked after by his stepsister and her fiancée, also from Delaware, according to multiple reports.
goPuff to begin deliveries in West Chester
WEST CHESTER — Life is about to get a little bit more convenient in the West Chester area. goPuff — a digital convenience retailer — is expanding into Chester County this week, adding service to the West Chester area starting Monday, Dec. 17.
Eagles vs. Rams Game Predictions
There are a number of factors working against the Philadelphia Eagles in their Week 15 game against the Los Angeles Rams. The Eagles are 13 point underdogs. Teams favored by more than 10 points are 129-14-1 this decade (h/t @bliv94).
Guest Column: The hunt for justice for Leroy Evans goes on
Leroy ”June” Evans has been in jail for 38 years, for a crime that newly discovered evidence and testimony proves he did not commit. Anyone, including many of you, who have supported Leroy thus far in his quest for justice have asked the same question: “Where is all the blood? As we know, the only e
Harrington man killed in hit-and-run
HARRINGTON — A hit-and-run left a 53-year-old Harrington man dead Friday night. Delaware State Police said the incident occurred when the man, who authorities did not initially identify, was crossing U.S. 13 from west to east just south of the intersection with Corn Crib Road.
Speed a factor in crash that killed Delaware high school student, police say
MARSHALLTON, Del. (WPVI) -- Police in Delaware say speed was a factor in a crash that left a high school student dead. 18-year-old Sarai Trujillo was killed in the crash on the 1800 block of Newport Road in Marshallton just before 7:30 a.m.
Dad of teen killed in Chester Co. road rage shooting: All I have left of Bianca is my memories
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- In a victim impact statement, the father of Bianca Roberson, the teenager who was killed during a road rage incident in Chester County last year, remembered his daughter as being generous and hardworking, and asked why did the man who pleaded guilty to shooting her fire t
Pennsylvania man facing DUI charge following fatal Brandywine Hundred pedestrian crash
A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving under the influence following a fatal Brandywine Hundred-area crash early Friday morning, Delaware State Police announced later that same day.
Local Life: Singer-songwriter drops in on Lansdowne Folk Club
Lansdowne Folk Club presents world-renowned singer-songwriter John Gorka on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. This special show is set for the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show begins at 7:30. Tickets are $25 when purchased in advance online or with an a
Chief Nolan details war on crime in Chester
CHESTER — Police Chief James Nolan IV came to a city council meeting htis week with a message - the war on crime in Chester is ongoing, and his force is making progress. Nolan delivered a preliminary crime statistics report at Wednesday night’s council meeting.
It’s official: in 2019, Philly students won’t go back to school until after Labor Day
After one year of an August start, Philadelphia School District students will return to class on the Tuesday after Labor Day in 2019. The Board of Education made the calendar change official Thursday night, endorsing the administration’s proposal to begin school next year on Sept. 3, returning the d
20- to 40-year sentence in Chester County road-rage killing
A Delaware County man will spend at least the next 20 years in prison for fatally shooting a teenager over a merger on a Chester County highway. David Desper, 29, pleaded guilty in September to third-degree murder, a lesser offense than the first-degree murder charge he faced after turning himself i
Church Events around Delaware County
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Delaware targeted by emailed bomb threats
A number of businesses in Dover and at least in Kent and Sussex counties were the targets of emailed bomb threats Thursday. The FBI has said none of the emailed threats should be considered credible.
VIDEO: Former Eagle Rips Philly's Medical Staff Following Carson Wentz Injury News
Earlier today, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz went for an MRI on his injured back and got the shocking news that he'd fractured a vertebra. While the football world freaked out about it, one analyst and former Eagle himself kept it real and gave us the truth. Emmanuel Acho, former Tex
PA man charged with DUI after fatally hitting pedestrian in Claymont
The Pennsylvania man who hit and killed a pedestrian on Govenor Printz Boulevard in Claymont early Friday was drunk, state police said. State police said Bruce Bryan, a 24-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2004 GMC Yukon on Governor Printz Boulevard near Hillside Road around 12:45 a
Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90