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Driver killed in Route 273 crash, second in two days

RISING SUN - A driver was killed in a Tuesday evening crash on Route 273, the second fatal accident to strike that highway in two days. Just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, troopers from the Maryland State Police North East Barrack responded to the area of the 1000 block of Telegraph Road in Rising Sun fo

CECIL DAILY - 2018-03-21 02:15:00

Austin bombing suspect kills self with explosive as police close in: Report

Police in Austin, Texas, were preparing to stage a media briefing early Wednesday about an officer-involved shooting, amid local media reports that the Austin bombing suspect had killed himself with an explosive device. The Austin American-Statesman reported that local police had located the suspect

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-21 12:48:00

Parents arrested after dead baby found stuffed into trash bag

A central Pennsylvania couple have been arrested after police said they found their dead 6-month-old son stuffed inside a plastic trash bag. The bag containing the baby's corpse was hidden inside a Tupperware container filled with cat litter, Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams said Tuesday

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 19:32:59

Newark declares snow emergency as region braces for foot of snow

The city of Newark has declared a snow emergency as the area braces for up to a foot of snow Wednesday. All cars must be removed from roads designated as "snow emergency routes" by 2 a.m. Wednesday to avoid being towed. (Click here for a map of affected roads.) Due to the predicted snowfall, the cit

NEWARK POST - 2018-03-20 22:22:00

Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Chester County

Chester County is one of the priciest places to live in Pennsylvania, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas. The group estimates

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:30:25

What did the Eagles do in free agency, what's left to do this offseason, and who's left to sign? | Early Birds

Good morning, Eagles fans. Most of the top free agents are off the market and rosters around the NFL are beginning to take shape. There will still be a handful of signings during the next few days before coaches, executives, and owners head to Orlando next week for the annual league meetings. After

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-03-21 07:46:00

Weather doesn't stop free water ice on 1st day of spring at Rita's

KEVIN TUSTIN- DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA Tameka Bullock, of Collingdale, said it was a beautiful day for water ice.Tameka Bullock, of Collingdale, said it was a beautiful day for water ice as she enjoys a free treat on the first day of spring at the Collingdale Rita's location. Kevin Tustin FacebookTwitter

DELCONEWSNETWORK.COM - 2018-03-21 16:18:54

Brothers ambushed, shot and killed outside their Southwest Philadelphia homes, police say

Police say two brothers are dead after being ambushed outside their homes in Southwest Philadelphia. It happened at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Kingsessing Avenue. Officers arrived to find one brother lying in the street, between two parked vehicles. The 50-year-old man had been shot once

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-20 10:54:09

Ex-teacher who wanted to have sex with teen while her dad watched pleads guilty

WILMINGTON, Del. - A former Delaware teacher has pleaded guilty to attempting to entice a minor into engaging in sexual activity. U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss announced Monday that 37-year-old Joshua Rutherford entered his plea Monday. He was initially charged with two counts each of seeking child p

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 00:40:15

Police Reports: Downingtown man arrested for assault

WEST WHITELAND >> A Downingtown man was arrested for assault after a reported dispute at Walmart, according to police. West Whiteland police said James Pass, 53, of Downingtown, was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct after officers responded to the Walmart store for a reported disput

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-03-20 04:00:00

West Chester Police Targeting Aggressive Drivers In Crackdown

WEST CHESTER, PA - West Chester is one of 62 police departments across southeast Pennsylvania that will step up aggressive-driving enforcement as part of a statewide crackdown that starts today and runs through April 29. Municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery count


Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

Trial begins for what prosecutors called the gang-related murder of Wilmington's 15-year-old Wingo

A young man went on trial Monday in connection with the May 2016 shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who was walking home from school on Wilmington's East Side. Diamonte Taylor was one of three suspects charged in the death of Brandon Wingo. The case looks to shine a spotlight on alleged gang activi

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-19 21:19:00

Gov. Carney declares a state of emerency ahead of winter storm

Tuesday may have been the first day of spring, but the First State is dealing with a winter storm Wednesday. Gov. John Carney is declaring a state of emergency as of midnight Wednesday ahead of the storm. That allows him to activate the National Guard to help deal with anticipated heavy snow in New

DELAWAREPUBLIC.ORG - 2018-03-21 02:07:36

One dead, two injured after shooting in West Philadelphia, police say

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WTXF) - Three people are shot and one of those is dead in West Philadelphia late Sunday afternoon, according to Philadelphia police. The call came a little after 4:15 p.m. March 18. After police arrived to the scene at 52nd and Market Streets, they discovered one 42-year-old man a


One Ticket Sold in Pennsylvania Wins $456.7M Powerball Jackpot

Under Pennsylvania law, lottery winners may not remain anonymousPublished at 1:45 AM EDT on Mar 18, 2018 | Updated at 2:10 AM EDT on Mar 18, 2018 NBC10 Philadelphia Somewhere in Pennsylvania, a life -- probably several lives -- just changed, 456.7 million times over. A single winning Powerball jackp


Police arrest 2 men in drug dealing investigation, seize drugs, cash and ammo

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRIME 29-year-old man shot in Wilmington | 0:32 Police say the victim of a shooting on Vandever Avenue early Tuesday is in stable condition. He had been shot in the thigh. William Bretzger/The News Journal 1 of 14 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: D


Shot fired outside Red Roof Inn in Newark

Police are searching for a man who fired a gun in the parking lot of a Newark motel on Saturday morning. The incident happened at 8:47 a.m. at the Red Roof Inn, 1119 S. College. Ave., according to Sgt. Gerald Bryda, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department. Bryda said the two victims were leavin


Grandma Overdoses On Heroin While Watching Child: Week In Review

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in Eastern Pennsylvania:1000s Of PA Students Walk Out In Call For Gun Reforms Thousands of Philadelphia-area students participated in a National School Walkout event Wednesday morning. Most schools reported peaceful events


State police respond to incident in Berks County

SHOEMAKERSVILLE, Pa. - State police responded to an incident early Saturday morning in Berks County. The incident occurred overnight at the 700 block of Apple Lane in Shoemakersville. Police were on scene and closed down nearby roads for several hours before clearing the scene. Hamburg State Police