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Sharon Hill man kills girlfriend, shoots 11-month-old son, before turning gun on himself

SHARON HILL, Pa. (WPVI) -- She'Kierrah Adams, 18, is dead and her 11-month-old son is recovering from gunshot wounds. Sharon Hill police say the person who pulled the trigger was 23-year-old Raquill Holland, who then fatally shot himself.


‘It was a horrific scene’: Mother dies protecting infant in grisly Delaware County murder-suicide

Shekierrah Adams spent her last moments shielding her infant son from his father’s rage, authorities said. By the time police arrived at the Sharon Hill apartment where the violence took place Saturday afternoon, authorities said, Adams, 18, and the child’s father, Raquill Holland, 23, were dead in


Rose Tree Media names new schools superintendent

MEDIA — Dr. Eleanor DiMarino-Linnen has been appointed superintendent of the Rose Tree Media School District with a four-year contract that took effect April 1, 2019. Approval was given at the school board’s March meeting after a six-month search during which DiMarino-Linnen was acting superintenden


Man Sexually Assaults 29-Year-Old Woman In Harrowgate Section, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in the Harrowgate section of Philadelphia. It happened on the 3600 block of Kensington Avenue on March 13, around 1:30 a.m.


List of Boy Scout leaders accused of sex abuse has South Jersey ties

A list of about 50 New Jersey Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually abusing minors released Tuesday shows five names with ties to Atlantic and Ocean counties. The list, which was compiled and released by the law firms of Greg Gianforcaro and Jeff Anderson & Associates, names one leader each based in


11-Year-Old Boy Dies By Suicide After Being Bullied for His Weight

Phillip Spruill, a handsome 11-year old older brother from Philadelphia, committed suicide apparently after being bullied repeatedly for months by his classmates. The fifth grader, who was targeted by bullies because of his weight, took his own life with a belt wrapped around his neck twice. A horri


Police ask suspect to return to scene of fatal stabbing outside Wilmington, where he is immediately arrested

Officers took one man who'd left the scene of a stabbing death into custody after they called him and asked him to return to the area, New Castle County Police announced Tuesday.


Wildwood mayor says town will continue playing Kate Smith recording on boardwalk

The mayor of Wildwood, N.J. says the town will continue to play Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” on its boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.


Police: Woman stabbed by ex-husband multiple times in Delaware murder

NEW CASTLE, Del. (WPVI) -- Police say a woman was found stabbed to death in a Delaware parking lot. They say her ex-husband 36-year-old Carlos Ferrer-Vasquez was taken into custody Tuesday morning and arrested.


Reassessment fight lives on in court

As Delaware County moves forward with reassessment, Commonwealth Court has asked a Delaware County judge to clarify his position involving an assessment appeal out of Haverford dating back five years on two properties with market values in excess of $2.5 million.


Law ends Pennsylvania license suspensions for non-driving offenses

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new Pennsylvania state law is now in effect, ending the practice of suspending driver's licenses for those convicted of certain non-highway safety violations, including drug offenses.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Crash Shuts Down 422 Between Royersford And Collegeville

UPPER PROVIDENCE, PA — A serious crash shut down the westbound lanes of 422 on Tuesday. The incident occurred at 9:30 a.m. near the Mingo Road underpass. The westbound lanes are completely shut down from Route 29 through Royersford.


Ex-Sheriff John Green admits taking bribes: ‘I have betrayed the confidence’ of Philly citizens

In a surprise move, former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy charges Tuesday, just days before his planned retrial on allegations he steered contracts worth more than $35 million to a campaign donor in exchange for more than $1 million in benefits over nine years.


Pennsylvania State Police make nearly 400 DUI arrests over holiday weekend

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police arrested 396 people for driving under the influence over the Easter/Passover holiday weekend, from April 19 through April 21. The total represents a 10 percent increase from the 359 DUI arrests during the same holiday weekend last year.


Marijuana, Money, Weapon Seized In Lower Prov. Traffic Stop: Cops

LOWER PROVIDENCE, PA — A traffic stop in Lower Providence resulted in police seizure of marijuana, money, and a loaded weapon, police said. The incident occurred on April 22 on Egypt Road near the intersection with Trooper Road.


Woman yells racial slurs, pulls down pants during angry Easter tirade

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- An Oregon family says their Easter was ruined after they were racially targeted by a couple in an incident captured on cell phone video. The video appears to show a white woman, later identified by police as Jessica Hollinger, using racial slurs while yelling at members of the M


Man convicted in triple-fatal Route 422 crash wants sentence reduced

NORRISTOWN — A New York man previously sentenced to up to three decades in prison for crashing his car while racing and speeding on Route 422 in West Pottsgrove, killing two passengers including a pregnant woman, wants a judge to reduce his punishment.


2-cent fee proposed for single-use plastic bags in Pennsylvania

Earlier this month, PennEnvironment joined forces with Pennsylvania House Democrats to announced its “Zero Waste PA” package of 13 bills looking to tackle a number of litter and pollution problems.


FBI arrests a good, bad and ugly day for City of Trenton Police Department (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)

If your morning begins with Federal Bureau of Investigation officers in your face then it's probably not going to be a great day. Such was the case yesterday for Trenton Police Ofc. Drew Inman and former Ofc. Anthony Villanueva who were swept up by FBI agents for various offenses, as a complaint not