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Shots fired at Springfield Mall prompts brief lockdown; suspects sought

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (WTXF) - Police are on the scene at Springfield Mall in Delaware County after shots were fired outside the building. Authorities say a fight inside the mall was taken outside when the shots were fired. No injuries were reported. Multiple suspects fled the scene, according to police.

FOX29.COM - 2018-10-20 20:45:00

Chester man to face a slew of drug charges

CHESTER — A man in custody for alleged drug sales in Delaware is facing additional drug offenses in connection with a search in June of a vehicle found loaded with drugs, and a search in September of a Parker Street house also found loaded with drugs, according to Chester police and two separate po

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-20 00:09:00

Shooting Breaks Out at Springfield Mall Parking Lot

Armed guards could be seen clearing the mall as stores closed their doors Police officers, with guns in hand, could be seen moving through the Springfield Mall in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, on Saturday after shots were fired in the mall parking lot. (Published 31 minutes ago) A shooting broke o

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-10-20 17:42:52

Top 10 for Friday: These are the Top 10 things to do this weekend

Delco Top 10 for Friday, October 19, 2018Weekend Events Oct 20 -21Oct. 19 and 20 Laurel Hill Cemetery Soul Crawl 7 p.m. tickets $25.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-19 09:11:00

Another store employee pepper-sprayed trying to stop shoplifters, this time 2 teens, police say

Another store employee pepper-sprayed trying to stop shoplifters, this time 2 teens, police say

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-10-20 15:28:00

Delco Drug Dealer Sold Crack Cocaine On Playgrounds: DOJ

SHARON HILL, PA — A Delaware County man was convicted this week of selling crack cocaine on playgrounds in Philadelphia, the U.S. Attorney General's Office announced.

PATCH - 2018-10-19 21:22:45

Moore runs Interboro back into game, past Chester

“We’re getting some people back who had been missing and that’s helping,” Interboro coach Steve Lennox said. “Against Chichester last week we won, but three of our four captains were out and we had five starters who were hurt.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-20 03:28:00

Wilmington homicide victim was recently released from prison after 2014 heroin dealing plea

"Some of the evidence was sketchy," said Thomas Foley, Palmer's attorney. "That helped us negotiate the resolution that we did."

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-10-19 17:53:00

3 face drug, gun charges after traffic stop outside Wilmington

Three men are facing drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop just outside Wilmington, New Castle County Police announced Friday.According to authorities, officers were patrolling the Alban Park community when they spotted a grey Chevrolet Impala driving around without using headlights.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-10-19 15:25:00

Smith Memorial Playground: One of the Best Playgrounds in Philadelphia - UncoveringPA

The playground was established in 1899 as part of a trust set up by Philadelphians Richard and Sarah Smith. Amazingly, the 16,000-square-foot mansion was built specifically as a playhouse for children by a renowned local architect.

UNCOVERINGPA.COM - 2018-10-19 13:34:57

Dover man charged with pointing rifle at woman, roommate

A Dover man pointed a rifle at a woman he believed stole from her and at her boyfriend, his roommate, Thursday night, and now he's been charged for the threats.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-10-19 14:48:00

Wilmington man facing life in prison for 2017 shooting homicide

A 20-year-old Wilmington man is heading to prison for at least 18 years, but faces life after pleading guilty to a 2017 murder, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-10-19 18:27:00

Rev. Gary Meekins speaks at Waugh - Dorchester Banner

CAMBRIDGE — The Rev. Gary Meekins will be the guest speaker at the Annual Men’s Day on Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church, 425 High St. The theme of the celebration is “Methodist Men…Where Are You?”


Winning lottery ticket sold in Bucks County

LEVITTOWN, Pa. - One of two winning Pennsylvania Mega Millions tickets worth $1 million was sold in Levittown, Bucks County.


How a personal experience by a West Chester doctor is improving patient care

Dr. Diana Kane, a physician at Chester County Hospital, knows first-hand that early intervention leads to better outcomes for patients. She likely saved the life of her husband.SUBMITTED PHOTO


19-year-old babysitter charged in deaths of mom, daughter, friend

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man who is facing charges inthe fatal shooting of a man, a woman and her 10-year-old daughterin western Pennsylvania awaited arraignment Thursday.


Police hope to ID two suspects in shoplifting turned robbery at Target

Wilmington, Del.(WTXF)- Delaware State Police are hoping to ID'd two suspects in connection with a shoplifting turned robbery at a Target in Wilmington.It happened around 7:45 p.m. Monday at the store located on 1050 Brandywine Parkway.According to police, the two suspects loaded a shopping cart wit


Trenton double murder suspect plotted to kill 'rat' codefendant

Kimberly Whitaker, 23, McNeil’s girlfriend, and Bobby Hood, 26, both of Trenton, were charged last week with conspiracy to commit murder and witness tampering.


Steve Forbes against tariffs, Trump’s trade war; to speak at West Chester on Saturday

Steve Forbes, GOP stalwart and publisher of Forbes magazine, will speak Saturday at West Chester University and plans to address the current debate about Republicans abandoning "free-market" economics under the Trump administration by embracing tariffs, which he considers akin to "sales taxes.""Tari


Wilmington bank robbery suspect nabbed during getaway

Wilmington Police announced they quickly apprehended a bank robbery suspect, within blocks of his alleged heist, on Wednesday afternoon.Authorities revealed that, around 4:44 p.m., on October 17, 2018, uniformed officers responding to the WSFS bank branch, located at 500 Delaware Avenue, used a desc