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3 New Prosecutors Join Chester County District Attorney's Office

CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Chester County's crime-fighting team just got a bit stronger as some new prosecutors joined the District Attorney's Office recently. According to the DA's office, three new prosecutors were sworn in Friday.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 17:48:00

Fiery crash near Rising Sun hospitalizes three

RISING SUN — Three Cecil County residents remained hospitalized Friday after their car ran off a Rising Sun-area road, crashed into a tree and burst into flames, according to the Cecil County Sheriff's Office.

CECIL DAILY - 2018-12-14 14:41:00

Man Who Killed Teen In Chester County Road Rage Shooting Sentenced To 20 To 40 Years In Prison

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS/AP) – A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a recent high school graduate during a road rage incident in Chester County learned his fate on Thursday. David Desper will be spending the next 20 to 40 years behind bars in the death of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 16:45:46

Police searching for Dallas Cowboys fan in connection to Newark supermarket purse theft

A woman in a Dallas Cowboys sweatshirt distracted a victim in a Newark supermarket long enough for an accomplice to steal the victim's purse while she was distracted, city authorities announced Thursday.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-13 20:34:00

Survey: Quality of life is great in Chester County

WEST CHESTER—As part of the formal review of Chester County’s Strategic Plan, the Chester County Commissioners announce the results of a citizen survey, undertaken as part of the review process for the Strategic Plan’s next five years.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-12-14 15:04:00

Local experts: Affordable housing possible in Chester County

MALVERN—Affordably-priced housing for professionals, those in the trades, first-time home buyers, seniors and those looking to locate in Chester County is needed today and in the coming years, according to housing professionals at the Citizen Planners’ Breakfast held Thursday.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-12-14 13:47:00

Kendal-Crosslands celebrates 'Best of Chester County'

KENNETT SQUARE—Kendal-Crosslands Communities’ retirement community personal care residency received the highest rating by the readers of the Daily Local News winning “The Best” of Chester County in the recent Readers Choice Award program.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-12-14 14:30:00

Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog

A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90

NEWSWEEK - 2018-12-14 11:37:05

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

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-13 18:16:33

Paranormal in Pennsylvania! Historic Charming Forge Mansion Up for Sale

Thrill-seekers with a love for old homes can now live in the residence of a historical master craftsman and perhaps meet a few ghosts. The Charming Forge Mansion in Womelsdorf, PA, is available for $825,000.

REALTOR.COM - 2018-12-13 22:00:40

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.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 11:37:16

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

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-12-13 17:52:42

U.S. 202 South Lane Closure Next Friday Night for Bridge Construction in Chester County

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — 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 8:00 PM Friday, December 21, to 10:00 AM Saturday, December 22, for barrier realignment and line painting that will complete

MYCHESCO - 2018-12-13 14:00:06

Police: Elkton-area woman caught with drugs twice in week

ELKTON — A traffic stop Tuesday led to the confiscation of methamphetamine and the arrest of a woman, who, six days earlier, had been jailed after she and three others allegedly were caught with nearly 100 baggies of heroin that had been hidden in a box mounted on the exterior of their sport utility

CECIL DAILY - 2018-12-13 14:36:00

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.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-11 16:24:31

Police: Woman steals purse at Bucks County Starbucks, makes $2K in purchases

YARDLEY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Bucks County have released surveillance images of a woman suspected of stealing a woman's purse then using her credit cards to shop. Police said the female suspect took the victim's purse at a Yardley Starbucks in the Oxford Shopping Center located at 1621 Big Oak Ro

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-11 10:25:06

Cecil Whig Self-Help Calendar 12/12

This list compiles local self-help meetings occurring this week. To be included, your event must take place in Cecil County or adjoining areas within a 20-minute drive. Please submit the event title, time and address in the body of an email to accent@cecilwhig.com at least a week before. Once approv

CECIL DAILY - 2018-12-12 08:30:00

4 juveniles charged in Salem County high school wrestling team hazing incident

PITTSGROVE TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- Four juveniles have been charged in connection to a hazing incident involving a South Jersey high school wrestling team. The Salem County Prosecutor's Office says four juveniles have been charged with aggravated assault, conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, crimin

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-13 16:09:49

Police ID victim in fatal Elkton-area fire

ELKTON — Investigators have identified 53-year-old Michael F. Stamper as the man who was killed last week when a blaze ripped through an Elkton-area outbuilding that had been modified into a dwelling, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.

CECIL DAILY - 2018-12-12 13:24:00

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.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 16:55:51