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West Chester community grapples with racism, hate

WEST CHESTER >> Four incidents of hate and racism during the past 10 days have sparked outrage. A swastika was etched into a borough sidewalk. A West Chester East High School student was charged with publishing a threatening and racist Instagram post directed at fellow students. A mayoral campaign s

MERCURY - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Police:1 killed, 2 injured in Chester drive-by shooting

Chester police are investigating a drive by shooting that left one person dead and two others injured. The incident occurred on the 1300 block of West 7th street. Police were called to the area just after 3 p.m. Monday, following a report of shots fired. Police said three victims suffered a gunshot

6ABC.COM - 2017-09-18 22:30:46

Police searching for missing 15-year-old Chester County girl

WEST WHITELAND >> The West Whiteland Police Department is attempting to locate a 15-year-old juvenile, who was last seen Wednesday at West Chester Henderson High School in West Chester. Police said Victoria Lynn Grimaldi is currently being treated for depression and bipolar disorder. Police said Gri

MERCURY - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

West Chester Area School District hold discussion on race issues

WEST CHESTER >> Fighting racism in West Chester area schools was addressed by a group of about 120 concerned citizens during Tuesday night's meeting at the Melton Center. Students, parents, police, educators and the public talked race issues in the wake of seemingly racist threats posted on social m

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Chester County receives state funding to combat homelessness

Chester County has quickly put to use a new source of state funding to begin helping reduce and eliminate homelessness. The money comes from the first ever statewide grants issued by Pennsylvania's recently expanded state housing trust fund. "The housing trust fund is working exactly as we thought i

MERCURY - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Teen shot to death in Chester identified

The 15-year-old boy shot and killed in a drive-by shooting Monday in Chester has been identified. Ronald Lundy was the boy found face down on a walkway with two bullet wounds in his chest, according to his family. The teen and two other youths were attacked while on the 1300 block of West Seventh St

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-19 21:26:00

Drive-by victim identified as 15-year-old Chester High student

CHESTER >> A city youth killed Monday in a drive-by shooting has been identified as 15-year-old Ronald Lundy Jr., a student at Chester High School, according to Chester police and Chester Upland School District authorities. Police Chief James Nolan IV said Tuesday that the vehicle believed to have b

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

'Kindness Rocks' craze hits West Chester

WEST CHESTER >> Most gardeners dislike rocks. Joyfully, there's a new type of garden at the West Chester Public Library where instead of growing pumpkins and tomatoes, rocks are "planted" and welcome. Those are not just any rocks. While they're not edible, they speak positively to the soul. Planting

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Attorney Joseph 'Skip' Brion to be honored at 29th Annual West Chester Charity Ball

WEST CHESTER >> Friends Association for Care and Protection of Children is proud to honor the longtime work and support of Joseph "Skip" Brion with the 2017 Friend of the Community Award. Skip serves as the Chairman of Buckley, Brion, McGuire & Morris LLP and has been named as one of Pennsylvania's

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Gunman Kills Teen Boy, Injures 2 Others in Chester Drive-By Shooting

The teen's death marks the 23rd homicide in the city of Chester this year. A teen boy was killed while two others were injured during a drive-by shooting in Chester Monday afternoon. Police responded to the 1300 block of West 7th Street for a report of a shooting around 3 p.m. Monday. When they arr

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-19 04:24:50

Chester teen gunned downed, two other youths wounded in possible drive-by shooting

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot and two other teens wounded Monday afternoon in Chester in what police believe was a drive-by shooting. The shooting happened shortly after 3 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Seventh Street. Police found the victim facedown on a walkway with two bullet wounds in his

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-19 00:01:00

Police: Multiple People Shot In Chester

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) - Multiple people were shot in Chester on Monday afternoon. Police say they were called around 3 p.m. for a shooting on the 1300 block of West 7th Street. Police say there were multiple victims at the scene. There is no word on their conditions. Lawsuit Alleges Deputy Coroner, Pol

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 23:11:00

Group of ten teenage girls attack and rob a woman on a Philadelphia train 'after she tried to stop them from bullying some younger children'

Video from Philadelphia shows a woman being assaulted on SEPTA subway trainThe woman had tried to defend a group of girls that was being bullied by another group of girls, according to a witnessThe offending group then attacked the woman and allegedly stole her iPhonePolice ask those with informatio

DAILY MAIL - 2017-09-21 00:11:46

VIDEO | Wilmington community gets a gift from the county

The county steps in and helps a local community in its effort to keep neighborhood kids off of the streets. Vandals destroyed a basketball hoop at S.U.N. Park on East 22nd and Lamotte where it was used mainly by the nonprofit Safe United Neighborhoods led by Pastor Sandra Ben of the Praying Ground C

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-21 02:32:00

2 caught with loaded guns following Glassboro traffic stop

GLASSBORO -- Police charged two men with illegal possession of guns and hollow-point bullets following a traffic stop on Friday night. A Rowan University police officer stopped a car for tailgating and having improper window tinting around 11:30 p.m. on Route 322 at a campus parking lot. After alleg

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 10:36:46

Radio Host Apoligizes For Tredyffrin DUI: Report

TREDYFFRIN, PA - The host of a Philadelphia AM radio show has apologized for his actions that led to DUI and related charges in Tredyffrin Township last year, according to Philadelphia Magazine. Chris Stigall, host of 1210 WPHT's morning show, issued a statement on his Dec. 9 arrest for DUI, which w

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:05:14

FROM THE GROUN UP: Pawpaws bring garden club members, friends together

Last Saturday, my friend Sharon Richardson reached out to several master gardeners and members of her garden club who live nearby. She also reached out to me. The email subject line read, "The sweet smell of success." When I walked into Richardson's house the next day, it was as she had promised: th

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

$338 million Powerball winner charged with sexually assaulting girl

Pedro Quezada, 49, allegedly assaulted a girl from the time she was 11 until she turned 14. (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office) WAYNE, N.J. - A Powerball jackpot winner faces multiple charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl. Prosecutors say 49-year-old Pedro Quezada sexually assaul

PHL17.COM - 2017-09-20 20:32:45

A closer look at the 2017 hurricane season

We've had several storms brewing at once in the Atlantic this year - Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia. But as NewsChannel 5's Henry Rothenberg explains, it's not really that different. Hurricane Maria is a Category 4 centered over Puerto Rico. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights r

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-21 13:42:24

New drug trial heals dogs of arthritis

Veterinarian in Catonsville part of nationwide drug trial to get FDA approval of dog arthritis drug. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This materi

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:20:36