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Coatesville man allegedly assaulted and threatened roommate

While on scene, police made contact with Dennis Morales-Lopez, who police said reportedly appeared be under the influence of alcohol. Police said they observed that he was bruised after he allegedly assaulted his roommate, identified as the victim, and he allegedly threatened to stab his roommate wi

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-07-15 22:19:13

Racist Road Rage Incident Investigated In Chester County

She wrote on social media that the man tried to run her off the road. Part of the incident was caught on camera, and the man can be heard yelling "Go back to Africa!" repeatedly.

PATCH - 2018-07-16 15:35:00

Officials look to fill two key posts in Valley Township

The positions are vacant due to the recent resignations of Robert Glisson, who was hired as township manager just two years ago at an annual salary of $81,000, and Joseph Friel, 53, former Valley police chief who was arrested twice this year for drunk driving.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-07-16 20:17:37

Driver yells racial slurs in Pa. road rage incident

In a road rage incident caught on video, the driver of a Jeep can be heard yelling from his vehicle at a 20-year-old college student in a second vehicle on Route 30 near Coatesville, Pa. The taunts allegedly included racial slurs.(screen shot/6ABC via Twitter)

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-07-17 07:27:00

Police find shotguns, assault rifle, drugs after traffic stop

COATESVILLE >> Three shotguns, a long gun, an AK-47 assault rifle, ammunition and drugs were found in a vehicle following a police stop in Coatesville on July 8.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-07-16 20:18:05

Woman records alleged racial taunting while driving in Chester County

“I pulled out my camera and started to record because, I’m like, ‘Somebody needs to see this,’” said Zhaqweyza Armstrong.

FOX29.COM - 2018-07-15 23:36:00

The Latest: Final report on Delaware prison reforms released

FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del., remains on lockdown following a disturbance. A building at Delaware's maximum-security prison that was the site of a... more

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-07-17 14:00:53

Invasive snakehead fish found in Lancaster County

The shop has fatheads, shiners and other baits for catching bass, catfish, walleye and crappie, but something else in the local waters.

ABC27.COM - 2018-07-17 14:40:28

Road rage incident on Route 30 caught on camera

Part of the incident, which occurred sometime on Saturday afternoon on Route 30 in the Coatesville-Thorndale area, was recorded by one of the involved parties. In the video, a man is reportedly heard yelling racial slurs and repeatedly says “go back to Africa.” He yelled from his Jeep to a woman in

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-07-16 19:06:17

AP Exclusive: Survivor says officials responsible for riot

The retired counselor says inmates are sorely in need of better conditions, counseling and programs, and that officials need to take suggested reforms seriously.

AP - 2018-07-16 21:32:00

Woman Says Driver Called Her Racial Slurs in Road Rage

A Coatesville, Pennsylvania, woman is speaking out after she says a man shouted racial slurs at her during a road rage incident Friday.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-07-16 22:37:21

Road rage incident caught on camera in Coatesville

"One officer he was very helpful, but the other told me the man came and made a statement and made me think it was all my fault. Did I do something, did I say something to make him do what he did to me? So I don't think they really helped me that much." said the victim.


Dreaded 'Frankenfish' arrives in Lancaster County

On the evening of June 15, Gap resident Mark Mabry drove to Octoraro Creek, right below the dam breast of the Octoraro Reservoir in Little Britain Township, hoping to reel in smallmouth bass or walleye.Instead, what grabbed his little spinnerbait shocked him and delivered bad news to the Pennsylvani


Police say woman stole, burned flag honoring fallen trooper in Lewes

A Wilmington woman was arrested after she allegedly stole and burned a "thin blue line" flag meant to honor a fallen Delaware State Trooper in Lewes.According to the Delaware State Police Department, the incident occurred around 5:15 p.m. Friday, after a report was received by a concerned citizen th


Delaware police issue Gold Alert for missing Wilmington man

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) --The Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for Reinaldo Ortiz, and are seeking the public's assistance in locating him.Ortiz was last heard from at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday.He is described as approximately 5'5", 205-pounds.All attempts to locate Ortiz have b


City reverses rule used to oust Muslim swimmers

In a statement issued Saturday night, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki said the city was wrong to use a vaguely-worded policy to bar Muslim kids wearing cotton shirts, shorts and headscarves from the city's Foster Brown pool.

WFLX.COM - 2018-07-15 18:14:16

60 years later, ‘The Blob’ invades Phoenixville again

PHOENIXVILLE >> A landmark 60 years after screen icon Steve McQueen rolled into Phoenixville to save an entire town from one of the most notorious movie monsters of all time, Blobfest continues to thrill fans of the 1958 classic film, “The Blob.”

MERCURY - 2018-07-15 19:16:25

Muslim swimmers asked to leave Wilmington public pool; mayor apologizes

It's the fourth year Tahsiyn A. Ismaa’eel has taken children, participants in her summer Arabic enrichment program, to the Foster Brown public pool in Wilmington.


State police trooper lauded for service to Coatesville area community

Coatesville Police Chief Jack Laufer, left, thanks Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Waleska Gonzalez, right, for her service to the Coatesville area community, during a City Council meeting Monday evening.Lucas Rodgers – Digital First Media


State Police identify victims in Route 100 crash

WASHINGTON TWP. >> State Police have identified two victims in a serious crash reported Friday.Police say Shaun M. Kramer, 34, of Boyertown, the driver of a 2002 Honda Odyssey, and Amber L. Frain, 32, of Boyertown, his passenger, were both seriously injured in an accident that shut down parts of Rou