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Helix Tattoo Lodge to open in Oxford

OXFORD—The Helix Tattoo Lodge’s award-winning staff are bringing their talents to Downtown Oxford and opening a second location. Having opened and operated tattoo shops in Cecil County Maryland, Justin Holcomb and Josh Sargable, are opening the first tattoo studio in Borough of Oxford’s history on M


Per-Person Fees Proposed for Pennsylvania State Police Protection

Municipalities that currently rely on state police for full-time coverage would need to pay the state a per-resident fee for those services -- as much as $166 for the largest communities -- under Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 budget proposal.


Chester County man faces sixth DUI – as well as homicide charge – for fatal crash in Delco

A Chester County man faces multiple criminal charges in the aftermath of a fatal hit-and-run crash last weekend in Upper Chichester, Delaware County, prosecutors said. The defendant, 30-year-old David Strowhouer, of Willistown, Chester County, allegedly was drunk at the time of the crash on Feb. 16.


Pennsylvania's AG warns people of IRS scams during tax season

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's tax season and scam artists are making a return. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general is out with a consumer alert. That's the warning from Attorney General Josh Shapiro. He says last year his office received more than 500 complaints about IRS scams and it's begi


Five DUI convictions, then a fatal crash. Now, a Delco mother is left to grieve - and rage.

As she prepares to bury her daughter on Tuesday, Roseann DeRosa has one burning question: Why?. “I can’t believe how he slipped through the system like this,” she said of David Strowhouer, the five-time DUI offender accused of drunkenly crashing into a car in which Deana Eckman was riding last weeke


Three facing up to life in prison for sex trafficking 15-year-old in Newark

Two Delaware men and a Pennsylvania woman pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges after forcing a 15-year-old girl to engage in prostitution at motels in Newark and Elkton, Md.


Malware Attacks Chester County Government, Online Services

CHESTER COUNTY, PA — A malware attack on Chester County government has made some online services unavailable, officials confirmed. It is not believed that any county information was accessed or compromised.


Man shot by troopers out of hospital, jailed without bail

PARADISE, Pa. (WHTM) - A Lancaster County man shot and wounded by a state trooper has been released from a hospital and jailed without bail. Jeromey C. Barnes, 37, of Conestoga, was shot outside a Paradise Township home early Tuesday after police say he drove at troopers who were trying to arrest hi


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Report find 18 Pennsylvania counties accepted gifts from voting system vendors

Harrisburg, Pa. - As counties across Pennsylvania work to select new voting systems with a paper record by the end of the year, Auditor General Euegene DePasquale is taking a closer look into the gifts counties are receiving and whether they could potentially influence their decision to select certa


Oxford woman represents Pennsylvania in national pageant

Kayla Root, a sophomore at Penn State University, traveled to Las Vegas last week to represent her home state of Pennsylvania in the United States of America’s Miss pageant. Speaking by telephone in Las Vegas, Karen Root said that her daughter arrived on Wednesday, Feb. 13 to begin the preparation w


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


Family tragedy inspires former hoops star to press on

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Violence doesn't discriminate. Sometimes it delivers despair to those who've made every effort to thwart it, especially in urban cauldrons such as Wilmington.


Pennsylvania man allegedly attacks a sheriff's deputy in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a sheriff's deputy on Friday night. According to Chautauqua County Police, deputies pulled over Steven Combs, 25, near the town of Mina shortly before midnight.


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Pennsylvania, Florida hardest hit by opioid crisis

The two states, along with the District of Columbia, had opioid-related mortality rates that were at least doubling every two years, in research that looked at opioid-related mortality in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016. During that period of time, there were more than 44.9 million deaths from opioids am


By the numbers: Pennsylvania has 17th highest property taxes, according to new study

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Singer R. Kelly in Chicago Police Custody

R. Kelly surrendered to Chicago police Friday night after being ushered away from his West Side recording studio in a black van. Kelly was indicted on charges of criminal sexual abuse in Illinois' Cook County, court records showed Friday, following decades of allegations the singer sexually abused u


A large-scale Wilmington heroin dealer will spend over 24 years in prison

Kiyare Braxton, 29, pled guilty to several charges related to a criminal enterprise involving drugs and guns. Braxton pled guilty to conspiracy to commit criminal racketeering, drug dealing heroin (Tier 4 or higher), and three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.


Scholarship honors beloved CCPS teacher

NORTH EAST, Md. – In the wake of the untimely passing of Bettie Murray of Rising Sun, family and friends are honoring her memory through the creation of the Bettie Murray Memorial Scholarship at Cecil College.