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Coatesville Police Rescue Cat From Under Car Hood

Coatesville police had an unusual job yesterday when a woman showed up with a kitten stuck under the hood of her car.Officer Mollichella removed the engine to free the cat, and now the SPCA is holding the kitten for adoption.

PHL17.COM - 2018-10-17 10:48:19

Bucks County corrections officer charged with workers' compensation fraud

A Bucks County corrections officer who took undercover investigators on a paid, guided fishing trip this summer while receiving workers’ compensation has been charged with fraud and theft.Carl Wayne Stokes, 51, of Bridgeton Township, was charged with workers’ compensation fraud, theft and unsworn fa

TRENTONIAN - 2018-10-17 18:22:00

QVC to open fulfillment center in Bethlehem, creating 1200+ jobs

The announcement also said QVC plans to close fulfillment centers in Lancaster; Roanoke, Virginia; and Greeneville, Tennessee. About 1,725 jobs will be cut.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-17 17:07:02

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.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-17 19:41:16

Woman wanted for hit-and-run turns herself in

Mary Smith, 25, is accused of striking someone walking in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Milford police said she fled the scene after.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-10-17 17:29:00

Wolf-like dog on the loose prompts alarm in North Wilmington

NORTH WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) --New Castle County police and animal control are trying to wrangle a loose animal, causing alarm.The search started around 9 a.m. in the unit block of Sorrel Drive in North WilmingtonWitnesses first reported a wolf-like dog on the loose in the area. Action News was

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-17 16:36:59

Police seek suspect in off-duty trooper assault

Christopher M. Dawson, age 18, of Wilmington, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act, as well as with tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, after he was stopped for moving violations and was found to be in possession of marijua

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-10-17 17:56:00

Police: Chester County Man Swindled Dozens Of Residents Out Of Thousands Of Dollars Meant For Home Renovations

Michael Sheehan, 40, of West Chester is the man police accuse of being a crooked contractor. That’s also contrary to how he initially portrayed himself to clients.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 23:12:49

Woman Accused Of Using 3-Year-Old Daughter To Create Child Porn While Living With Boyfriend In Upper Darby

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Tuesday that 26-year-old Kayla Parker of Dayton, Ohio, was charged with sexual abuse, exploitation of children and other offenses.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 11:09:11

Multi-vehicle crashes snarl traffic on Route 422

ROYERSFORD, Pa. (WPVI) --Two multi-vehicle crashes snarled traffic during the morning rush in Montgomery County.Around 7 a.m. Wednesday, authorities say two trucks and a car collided on Route 422 eastbound approaching Royersford.Crews were working to clear the scene. There is no word on injuries.At

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-17 12:03:39

Pa. mom accused of assaulting cops checking whether she was drunk while watching kids

Adrienne M. Hurd, 36, of Butler County, is accused of felony assault on two state troopers investigating whether Hurd was intoxicated while tending to her two young kids at home, police say. (The screen shot/The Butler Eagle via Twitter)

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-10-17 08:04:00

Mechanical Issue Reported On First Lady’s Plane After Departing To Philadelphia

The plane, which departed Joint Base Andrews Air base in Prince George’s County, Maryland was forced to turn around after an issue was reported.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 09:22:52

Police probe bank fraud in West Whiteland; suspect at large

WEST WHITELAND—Someone accessed a bank account of a West Whiteland resident and made two withdrawals, police said.The withdrawals occurred at two different Santander branches in the Philadelphia region on Oct. 11, 2018, police said. The thief was able to obtain $4,600 in cash from the victim’s accou

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-10-16 16:49:00

West Chester Halloween Trick Or Treat Hours 2018

WEST CHESTER, PA — Halloween is just around the corner. The borough of West Chester has not announced official trick or treating hours, like some other neighboring municipalities, so the de-facto "witching hour" is in the dusk hours on Wednesday, Oct. 31.


Two killed in four-vehicle crash near Ches. City

CHESAPEAKE CITY — Two people are dead and four more injured after a catastrophic crash on Route 213 early Tuesday morning.According to Maryland State Police's preliminary investigation, the incident occurred about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday when a white Mitsubishi Galant, driven by Kimberly Morgan, 28, of Ch

CECIL DAILY - 2018-10-16 12:07:00

Man Shot With BB Gun While Eating On Bridge Street: Cops

PHOENIXVILLE, PA — Two people were shot by a BB gun in Phoenixville last week, including a man who was eating at a restaurant.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 13:00:00

Pheonixville Actress Performs in Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn

Audrey Simmons performs on the Walnut Mainstage in the ensemble of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn - playing now through October 21.Broadway veteran Jim leaves the bright lights of show business for the quiet of a country farm. But life just isn't the same without song and dance, so Jim turns his farmho

PATCH - 2018-10-16 19:05:54

Former cleaning company bookkeeper faces jail for thefts

WEST CHESTER — A Montgomery County woman is facing possible jail time after pleading guilty to stealing more than $150,000 from the cleaning company she worked for as a bookkeeper.On Monday, Michelle Johnstone entered a guilty plea to a single count of theft by deception before Common Pleas Court Ju

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-10-16 14:45:00

Montco man dies in custody while awaiting trial for overdose death

Ronald M. Brauning Jr., 41, of the 1300 block of Birchwood Avenue, was found unresponsive at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Lower Providence on Oct. 9 and was later pronounced dead at Einstein Medical Center in East Norriton, county officials confirmed on Tuesday.

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2018-10-16 21:06:00

13 Sears, Kmart Stores In Pennsylvania To Close

The announcement came the same day a $134 million debt payment was due from the chain. Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears as well as Kmart, made the filing in federal court in New York.