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Delco man shoots wife, then kills self during 100-mph police chase
Gilbert Snowden, whose wife had obtained a permanent protection from abuse order against him earlier this year, crashed his BMW into the guardrail near the Island Avenue off-ramp in Philadelphia after leading police on a 100-mph pursuit about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Upper Chichester Police Chief Thoma
Worker killed after trench collapse in Oak Lane
PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Officials say a man has died after a trench collapse in Oak Lane.The incident happened under their work staging area in the rear of 106 W Walnut Park Drive.Two men were able to escape but one man was still trapped under ground. The victim is believed to be in his 40s.This is a d
Police searching for family of boy found in Upper Darby
Community Notification! This young man was found on 69th Street. He is non verbal and believed to be autistic. We are looking for his family. Please RT!!pic.twitter.com/dhbH0THN12— Upper Darby Police (@UDPolice)August 16, 2018
Pope condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania
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Suspect In Numerous Phoenixville Vehicle Break-Ins Caught: Cops
James Fisher, 35, of Schuylkill Township resisted arrest when an officer showed up on the scene as he was trying to get into a parked car, police said.
Woman allegedly made fraudulent return at Lowes in East Caln
Downingtown police said Patrick M. Machayo, 56, of Coatesville, left Wegman’s Food Markets at 1056 East Lancaster Avenue in East Caln Township just before 4 p.m. on July 27 with four bottles of wine he allegedly had not paid for. Police said Machayo had allegedly hidden the bottles of wine in his pa
Nick Foles downplays Tom Brady handshake, Lane Johnson embraces rematch entering Eagles-Patriots preseason game
Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles shakes hands with New England Patriots' Tom Brady during NFL football Super Bowl 52 Opening Night Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the Xcel Center in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
OD ends life of tragedy
COATESVILLE >> On Wednesday, July 18, Sarah Trinea Cortlessa was released from Montgomery County Prison, where she had spent the past 34 days on a probation violation on a three-year-old drunk driving case. Her boyfriend picked her up at the Eagleville facility around 3:30 p.m. that day.
Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 16 - Chadds Ford Live
Diva’s loving and laid-back personality leaves us wondering why she’s still in the shelter. This sweet girl is a big snuggler, and she loves giving kisses to her human and animal friends. Diva is great around cats, kids and calmer dogs like her. This 4-year-old can be adopted at a fee you name throu
Once a nude beach, always a nude beach? At this secluded Jersey Shore spot, 'anything goes'
WEST CAPE MAY — The nude man walks along the shoreline at the edge of Cape May County on this perfect beach day, the breeze off the water keeping the greenheads away. As he gets closer to another person on the beach, not nude, he unfurls a black Speedo from his hand and slips it on without missing a
Cow rescued from manure pit in Honey Brook
Upon arrival, fire crews successfully pulled the cow to the edge of the manure pit and awaited the Chester County Animal Rescue Team, who the department says carry specialized gear for agricultural rescues. Once the team arrived and were briefed on the situation, members used lifting straps and a sk
Night of rage ends with wife wounded, husband dead
According to Montgomery, there was an active protection from abuse order against Snowden, and township police had been at the residence that the couple was renting in the 1600 block of Meetinghouse Road on prior occasions for domestic disturbances. Snowden’s criminal history includes a felony convic
Woman, 51, gunned down on front porch in West Philadelphia
Woman, 51, gunned down on front porch in West PhiladelphiaMother of woman gunned down in West Philadelphia speaks out
Phoenixville Police respond to 127 calls for service in 7 days
• On July 31 at 4:33 p.m., police responded to a privately owned parking lot in the 300 block of Bridge Street for a parking dispute. The owner of the lot called a tow truck to remove an illegally parked car. When the tow truck arrived to hook it, the car was chained to the car next to it. The owner
West Chester To Be Sprayed For West Nile Virus
The spraying will take place on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., the Chester County Department of Health announced. A rain date is set for Monday, Aug. 20.
Crash on Elkton Road kills Delaware man
ELKTON – A man was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Route 279 (Elkton Road), a short distance south of the Delaware state line, according to Maryland State Police.Investigators identified Leon Turulski Jr., age unavailable, of Newark, Del., as the victim. Turulski was pronounced de
23-Acre Chesco Estate Dating To 1800 Has Garden Conservatory
Address:1571 Horseshoe Trl, Chester Springs, PennsylvaniaPrice: $1,125,000Square Feet: 4620Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 4 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1800Features: We pulled up and immediately fell in love with the place, said the current owners who would make this 23.5-acre property their country home for
Delco Man Kills Self After Shooting Wife, Police Chase: Reports
A Delaware County man is dead after he reportedly shot his estranged wife, then killed himself after leading police on a chase from Delco to Philadelphia, according to reports.
Chester County Hospital Ranked 10th In PA By U.S. News
WEST CHESTER, PA — Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital has been ranked among the state's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. The local hospital was ranked 10th in the state, coming in just behind St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem and tying with PinnacleHealth in Harrisburg.
New Coatesville Theatre Company to Hold Open Auditions
Coatesville, PA:Revival Productions, a new non-profit theatre company in Coatesville, announced open auditions for an upcoming fundraiser, Miscast Broadway. Miscast Broadway will play with swapping "type", age, gender, etc., with pieces from the traditional Broadway canon for a rousing evening of la