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Dad of teen killed in Chester Co. road rage shooting: All I have left of Bianca is my memories
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- In a victim impact statement, the father of Bianca Roberson, the teenager who was killed during a road rage incident in Chester County last year, remembered his daughter as being generous and hardworking, and asked why did the man who pleaded guilty to shooting her fire t
Police Release Identities Of 2 Women Killed When Dump Truck Crushed SUV On Route 202 In Chester County
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – Police released the identities of the two women killed when a dump truck crushed an SUV on Route 202 Wednesday morning. The victims have been identified as 50-year-old Regena McCray-Palmer and Connie Motley-Wright, 50, both of Newark, New Jersey.
From farmers markets to storefront: Downingtown family bringing home the bread
DOWNINGTOWN—Less than a year after he began selling bread at the Eagleview and Downingtown farmers markets, Fran McLaughlin has opened a storefront for his company Brandywine Valley Breads.
DA: Downingtown man spent ex-wife's money on strip clubs and porn
WET CHESTER—A suspended Downingtown attorney who left behind a trail of dissatisfied clients who accuse him of taking their money for routine legal matters and then doing little, if any, work on their cases has been arrested again.
Here's what Bam Margera's big West Chester party at Castle Bam looks like
Bam Margera announced on Instagram yesterday he’d be hosting a big shindig at his Castle Bam residence near West Chester. As it turns out, a lot of people were interested in hanging out at the Chester County house of a 39-year-old dude, for reasons that are beyond me.
20- to 40-year sentence in Chester County road-rage killing
A Delaware County man will spend at least the next 20 years in prison for fatally shooting a teenager over a merger on a Chester County highway. David Desper, 29, pleaded guilty in September to third-degree murder, a lesser offense than the first-degree murder charge he faced after turning himself i
County Administrator Robert Kagel speaks to Downingtown students about his career
DOWNINGTOWN — County Administrator Robert Kagel, who has worked with the county for about 16 years, spoke to 40 Downingtown students about his career path as part of a “lunch and learn series.” Kagel, the highest non-elected official in county government, is responsible for the supervision and direc
MTV reality star, skateboarder, Bam throws party to kick off skate park redesign
POCOPSON — Skateboarder and MTV reality star Bam Margera knows how to throw a party. The most famous person in Chester County (or maybe those QVC show hosts are better known) was covered with glitter, or what he called pixie dust, at Castle Bam on Hickory Hill Road.
Route 202 South lane closure set Dec. 22
WEST WHITELAND—Southbound U.S. 202 will be reduced to a single lane through the U.S. 30 Interchange in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, from 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, to 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, for barrier realignment and line painting that will complete the new southbou
Police ID suspect in Coatesville armed robbery
COATESVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Chester County are looking for a suspect who robbed a cell phone store at gunpoint. It happened around 10:20 a.m. on November 28 at the Metro PCS store on the 200 block of Lincoln Highway in Coatesville.
2 Dead, 3 Injured After Dump Truck Crushes SUV On Route 202 In Chester County
EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — An investigation is underway after two people were killed when a dump truck crushed an SUV on Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, Chester County on Wednesday morning. Three others were injured in the crash, one of them critically.
Missing West Chester Professor Found Dead
WEST CHESTER, PA — Tom Short, the West Chester University professor who never showed up for Thanksgiving dinner, has been found dead, school officials confirmed. The statistics professor had not been seen since Nov. 18. His body was found at the Acacia Reservation in Lyndhurst, Ohio, by Cleveland Me
Chester County attorney arrested again for using ex-wife's identity
DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- A Chester County attorney charged with defrauding at least 25 clients out of $90,000 has been arrested again. This time for allegedly using his ex-wife's identity to open multiple accounts and incur unauthorized debts in her name.
David Desper to be sentenced Thursday for road rage murder of Bianca Roberson
WEST CHESTER — Attorneys for the two sides in the case against David Desper, who shot and killed a West Chester area teenager during a “road rage” incident on Route 100, both agree that he will serve time in prison for the widely reported shooting.
Police Log Dec. 12: Speeding, DUI, theft
• State police said Ryan M. Dawson, 36, of Exton, was cited for driving at an unsafe speed. According to the police report, Dawson ran off Parkerville Road because he swerved to avoid an animal on the road. He lost control and struck a utility pole and a street sign, police said.
Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) Lane Restrictions Scheduled This Week for Utility Installation in Chester County
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — Lane restrictions are scheduled in both directions on Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) between Peck Road and Gordon Drive in Downingtown Borough, East Caln, and Uwchlan townships, Chester County, on Wednesday, December 12, through Saturday, December 15, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, for u
Car crushed by overturned dump truck on SB Route 202 ramp to WB Route 30 bypass
EAST WHITELAND TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Rescuers are on the scene after a car was crushed by an overturned dump truck in Chester County, Pa. The crash happened on the southbound Route 202 ramp to westbound Route 30 bypass in East Whiteland Township around 10 a.m.
Dump truck rolls onto vehicle in crash, killing 2, injuring 3
FRAZER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a dump truck rolled onto a sport utility vehicle on a Route 202 in Chester County, killing two people and injuring three others, two of them critically.
Delaware County Holding Free Naloxone Give Away Day
CHESTER, PA – In an effort to stop overdoses, free doses of naloxone will be available around Delaware County during a special event this week. The event, Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, is a statewide initiative put together by the state Department of Health. Officials call it the largest
Man faces drug charges following traffic stop in Coatesville
COATESVILLE—A man was arrested after police found a crack pipe and drug paraphernalia following a routine early-morning traffic stop. On Dec. 10, at 1:51 a.m., officers were on patrol in the area of First Avenue and Lincoln Highway when they observed a 2003 Acura MDX making a U-turn on East Lincoln