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Memorial displayed in Coatesville for crash victim

COATESVILLE - A memorial is growing outside the Walgreens where a Coatesville woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash. Flowers, candles and Teddy bears are part of the display of love for Monica Fiorentino, 45, of Coatesville, who was on her way to work at the time of the crash nearby the Walgreens.


In DelMar Lounge robbery, killing, person of interest taken into custody

A person of interest connected to the robbery and killing of a Germantown bar worker has been taken into custody, Philadelphia police said Saturday. Police could not confirm any other details, a spokesperson said.


A daylong Chester County pitch to hook girls on STEM

Inspiration came from the sky and made a soft landing on a field outside Phoenixville Area Middle School Saturday afternoon. More than 1,000 girls cheered as the Sikorsky helicopter piloted by Kim Barwick made a dramatic entrance to kick off the 19th annual Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology, bel


Parkesburg council shoots down apartments but props up new gym in Chester County borough

Parkesburg Borough Council in Chester County has unanimously rejected a developer’s request that it amend its zoning ordinance and map to make way for 465 apartments on undeveloped property behind the Brandywine Quarry on Route 10.


Pipeline project could foul up girls softball season in Chester County

Little girls in hooded sweatshirts and muddy cleats will be bouncing around infields all through West Whiteland Township today at their first softball practice. Opening day is just two weeks away. Officials with the Exton Little League, however, fear Sunoco’s accelerated plans for construction of th


Man police searched for at state game lands is still unaccounted for

A man police searched for at state game lands in Lancaster County last week remains unaccounted for. Police with the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department have identified the man as 46-year-old Karl Messersmith.


Pennsylvania jury clears white cop in fatal shooting of black teen; defense attorney's office struck by bullets

A former Pittsburgh-area white police officer on trial for fatally shooting a black teenager fleeing from a traffic stop was acquitted Friday of murder and manslaughter charges.


She's accused of selling heroin to her friend. He died of an overdose and now she's charged with murder

When Duane Miller died of a drug overdose in March 2017, Briona Davis lost a close friend. The 38-year-old Miller was like a big brother to Davis, friends of both say. After Davis, now 23, left home as a teenager, she spent a lot of time with Miller and other friends in Taneytown. The display photo


Victims of Pennsylvania pediatrician share similar stories of abuse, lingering emotional impact

Brooke Rush said that for years, she struggled with whether the assault that took place during her visit with Dr. Johnnie "Jack" Barto was normal pediatric activity. She said a nurse, her father and two medical students watched and did not say anything to make her think otherwise.


Arrest Warrants Issued For Women In Newtown Gap Jeans Theft

NEWTOWN, PA — Police in Bucks County have issued arrest warrants for two women who are accused of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise from two local Gap stores. Warrants were issued for Martina Raquel Lyons, 22, and Tylessia Kitchen, 28, both of Philadelphia, after an investigation into the


Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane is disbarred

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other counts.


High-speed crash kills 25-year-old Lancaster man

A 25-year-old Lancaster man was killed early Tuesday, when he crashed his car while traveling at a “high rate of speed” in Paradise Township, Lancaster County, according to state police.


Police chase cow on Route 222

Police in Lancaster County had a cow of a time trying to wrangle a loose farm animal on the highway. It happened around 2:30 Saturday afternoon on Route 222 northbound near the Denver exit. East Cocalico Township police chased the cow for nearly half an hour as it ran against traffic and caused two


8 expensive things you could buy in Pa. if you win the $625 million Powerball jackpot

What will you do if you win the Powerball jackpot now that it’s $625 million? This is the seventh largest jackpot in U.S. history. That’s whole lot of cold hard cash. Surely, you’ll want to pay off credit card bills. Maybe splurge on a fancy steak dinner?


Community in uproar over possibly losing Little League field in Chester Co.

Chester County, Pa. (WPVI) -- A community in Chester County is in an uproar Saturday night over upcoming construction on the Mariner East Pipeline Project. They are upset that work on the pipeline will force the closure of a Little League field.


Chester County deputies apprehend fugitives, find 5 pounds of pot

WEST CHESTER—During the month of February, members of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit took seven defendants into custody, one of whom allegedly possessed a cache of marijuana with a street value of about $10,000.


5 New Foreclosed Homes In The West Chester Area

WEST CHESTER, PA — Do you feel like affordable houses are tough to find in your community? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the latest foreclosures in the West Chester area could be a great starting point!


Police still investigating missing Lebanon County man

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Police in Lancaster County are still investigating the disappearance of a Lebanon County man. Karl Messersmith, 46, was first reported missing March 18.


Roots Cafe in West Chester giving away cheesesteaks on Sunday for National Cheesesteak Day

WEST CHESTER—In celebration of National Cheesesteak Day on Sunday, March 24, Roots Café in West Chester will be giving away a new breakfast cheesesteak that has never before been experienced in the Philadelphia area.


Teenage Boy Struck And Killed By Train In Olney, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A child is dead after he was hit by a train in Philadelphia’s Olney neighborhood Friday night. Police say the incident happened at Mascher Street and West Tabor Road.