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Police: Upper Darby man stole money from seniors in phone scam

Upper Darby, Pa. (WTXF)- How often do you get scam calls? You pick up the phone and someone's asking for money saying your loved one is in trouble. Well, police say an Upper Darby man is part of a national network that has stolen tens of thousands of dollars from helpless seniors.

FOX29.COM - 2018-10-15 21:32:00

Pa. man dies when drunken driver crashes through guardrail, drops 40 feet: police

CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) -- Delaware State Police have released the identity of a Pennsylvania man who died when the car he was riding in broke through a guardrail and fell 40 feet.Citing police,The News Journal of Wilmington reportedSunday that passenger 37-year-old Michael Hastings of Chester, Pa., die

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-10-15 12:19:00

Hundreds Of Dirt Bikes, ATVs Take Philly Streets In Memory Of ‘Dirt Bike Rell’

Drivers shared their vantage point from Girard Avenue in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city. Chopper 3 captured ATV’s popping wheelies on highways, in parks, and on busy streets.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-15 11:22:14

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.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 16:47:30

One Reported Dead After 2-Alarm Fire In Chester County Monday

EAST NOTTINGHAM TOWNSHIP, PA — One person has been reported dead after a two-alarm fire destroyed a home in Chester County Monday.The incident occurred Monday morning before 7 a.m. on the 200 block of Media Road in East Nottingham Township.The Daily Local Newsreports one person was killed in the bla

PATCH - 2018-10-16 00:58:03

Man followed woman from store to Wawa, parked her in, threatened with hammer in Stanton

She felt uncomfortable, left the store, and headed to Wawa on Limestone Road. The man followed her in his car to the Wawa, Austin said.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-10-15 17:44:00

19-Year-Old Shot In Head, In Critical Condition Following Double Shooting :Police

Follow CBSPHILLYPHILADELPHIA (CBS)– One man is in critical condition following a double shooting in West Philadelphia, according to police.The shooting happened at 60th and Market Streets just after 9:30 Monday night.Police say a 19-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot one time in

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 00:10:55

Longtime Philadelphia state Rep. Mike O’Brien has died

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —A spokesman for the Pa. House Democratic caucus confirms that Representative Mike O’Brien passed away early Monday after a long illness. O’Brien’s death was also announced by one of the legislature’s most conservative members, Republican Daryl Metcalfe, just before a me

RADIO.COM - 2018-10-15 15:45:54

Delco woman hopes tragedy in her life helps others to heal

CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) --A Delaware County woman is hoping a tragedy in her life helps others to heal.Nineteen-year-old Jaeionah Handy is the founder of the nonprofit organization BRAVE.Handy was a witness to her mother's murder back in 2005 when she was 6 years old.She started BRAVE to provide a safe

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-15 14:03:04

Sixers, Celtics to open NBA season: Channel, time and streaming info

Kevin Harlan and Reggie Miller,who were both calling the NBA season opener last season when Celtics forward Gordon Hayward went down with a horrific ankle injurythat kept him out all year, will be calling tonight’s Sixers-Celtics game. Ros Gold-Onwude, in her second season with TNT, will handle side

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-10-16 00:40:00

As Temps Drop, Here's 4 Predictions For Winter In PA

Did you break out that sweater this weekend? Temperatures are finally dipping, and it now feels like the season is actually changing. The chill in the air reminds us that fall is now in full swing. And after fall, of course, comes winter.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 16:16:32

NJ Hunt Culls 139 Bears Over 6 days

Getty ImagesVERNON, NJ - DECEMBER 8: Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed earlier in the morning at Waywayanda State Park December 8, 2003 in Vernon, New Jersey. With protesters demonstrating at checkpoints, New Jersey's first bear hunt in 33 years opened this morning with hundreds o


Police ID Pennsylvania man killed in Delaware wreck

CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have released the identity of a Pennsylvania man who died when the car he was riding in broke through a guardrail and fell 40 feet.The News Journal of WilmingtonreportedSunday that police say passenger 37-year-old Michael Hastings of Chester, Pennsylvania,

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-10-15 07:21:00

Equipment at firemen's muster amazes Philadelphia's 'Franklins'

FRANKFORD -- The man in the tri-corner hat, glasses pinched on his nose and wearing buckle shoes, stared in amazement at the machine in front of him.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-10-15 00:01:00

Top 10 for Monday: These are the Top 10 things to do this week

Delco Top 10 for Monday, October 15, 2018Things to DO Week of October 15Oct. 16 PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Bethel Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on October 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the John L. Myers Building at 1092 Bethel Road, Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania to dis

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-15 09:23:00

VIDEO | PA State Police look to public in Rte. 202 hit-and-run that killed Wilmington woman

Corporal Danea Durham spoke to media members at the Media, Pennsylvania barracks, on Saturday Oct. 13, 2018./

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-10-14 13:00:00

Man shot dead in Philadelphia speakeasy

Police are seeking three men in a fatal shooting in a speakeasy in Philadelphia's Feltonville section.About 20 people were in the make shift bar on the 4700 block of D Street when the victim, whose name was not immediately released, was gunned down around 11 p.m. Sunday, police said.Chief Inspector

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-10-15 00:00:00

Ride to remember: Police make multiple arrests after ATV, dirt bike riders swarm Philadelphia

The suspects, authorities say, began to shut down traffic and blocked intersections from West Philadelphia all the way to the Torresdale section of the city.

RADIO.COM - 2018-10-15 01:29:35

U.D. man busted in telephone scam that targeted seniors

UPPER DARBY — An Upper Darby man has been arrested in connection with a telephone scam that fleeced township senior citizens out of almost $400,000 in cash, officials said.Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said Sunday morning that Richard Otoo, 36, of the 200 block of Glendale Road

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-14 20:49:00

Cell phone found taped to sink in bathroom at West Chester University

WEST CHESTER—A cell phone was found taped to a sink at a bathroom on the West Chester University campus Friday, prompting officials to launch an investigation.Nancy Santos Gainer, the school's Executive Director of Office Communications, called the incident an invasion of privacy.