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Chester County Attorney Joshua Janis Arrested for Fifth Time

WEST CHESTER, PA — Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the arrest of attorney Joshua Janis on charges of defrauding his mother-in-law of $5,000. The defendant already has been arrested three times for defrauding over 30 former clients and once for theft charges relating to his wife


Husband accidentally runs over and kills wife on Valentine's Day in Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pennsylvania -- A husband is reeling from a tragic accident in the Lehigh Valley after police say he ran over his wife. The fatal incident happened around 3 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Anna Marie Street in Palmer Township.


Bridge Demolition: U.S. 30 Ramp to U.S. 202 North to Close at Night February 18-23 for Construction in Chester County

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — The ramp from the U.S. 30/Exton Bypass to northbound U.S. 202 in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, will be closed Monday, February 18, through Friday, February 22, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, and until 8:00 AM Saturday, February 23, for bridge demolition


Elbridge mom and son seriously hurt when tire smashes through windshield in Pennsylvania

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP P.A. — Relatives say a family of five from Elbridge was involved in a serious accident Friday when an unsecured tire from a tractor trailer smashed through their windshield.


First year of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana sales: Plenty of patients, a trickle of taxes

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program celebrated its one year anniversary this week, racking up an impressive number of participating patients and doctors, sales, and a trickle of tax revenues for the treasury.


Coatesville doctor on the run sighted near Chester County Hospital

WEST CHESTER-The Coatesville doctor wanted by the U.S. Marshals is desperate and likely homeless, and was sighted this week near the Chester County Hospital. Marcus Williams, was indicted last month by the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for illegally prescribing opioids. He has managed to evade la


Pennsylvania AG Files Lawsuit Against Verizon

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Verizon for failure to deliver on items promised to customers who signed contracts. The lawsuit alleges that Verizon violated the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law when advertisements promised a free Amazon Echo or a free s


Stove & Tap to open a location in Chester County

Justin Weathers and chef Joe Monnich plan to reprise their Lansdale bar-restaurant hit Stove & Tap this spring in Frazer, Chester County. The two, who also own The Bercy in Ardmore and Al Pastor in Exton, have been working since last summer on the new Stove & Tap, which is taking the former Carrabba


Two Clydesdales rescued from icy lake in Pennsylvania

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – Two Clydesdale horses broke out of their enclosure at the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm Saturday. The 1,500 pound horses fell through the ice at Pine Grove Lake.


Police: 3 juveniles ejected in Crescentville multi-vehicle accident

CRESCENTVILLE (FOX 29) - Five people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident in Crescentville. Police were called to Whitaker Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard Saturday just before 4 p.m. on the report of an auto accident.


Phoenixville debates fining students who vape on campus

PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Area School Board held off on adopting a new policy to deal with teen smoking and vaping on campus Thursday with board members sharply divided over whether fines should be imposed on the offenders.


Flying wheel crashes through vehicle’s windshield on Pennsylvania Turnpike, critically injuring woman and child

A woman and boy were critically injured after a tire and wheel crashed through the windshield of their vehicle Friday afternoon on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension, according to police.


PA Skiing Death, Zombie Deer Disease, And More Top Headlines

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in Eastern Pennsylvania:. Although the CDC has stopped short of warning people not eat venison from infected animals, there's some evidence it might not be a good idea. READ MORE.


Lower Pottsgrove Arrests Two In Retail Theft

SANATOGA PA – In a report issued Thursday (Feb. 14, 2019), Lower Pottsgrove police said they had quickly apprehended two suspects, a man and a woman, allegedly involved in a theft in progress Feb. 8 (Friday) at the Home Depot store, 295 Armand Hammer Blvd. Both were charged with felony retail theft,


Norristown Police Department's TAPS program connects kids with cops

NORRISTOWN — Breaking down barriers and building trust in the community. The Norristown Police Department has been ardently doing both through initiatives like the Citizens Police Academy, public Compstat meetings, a citizens advisory board, and outreach events like Coffee (or water ice) With a Cop


Police investigate reports of gunfire near Collegeville bar

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating reports of gunfire in Skippack. Police say they received several calls from residents who claim they heard four-to-five shots just after 12 a.m. Friday.


Woman's body discovered in trash bag in East Mount Airy

EAST MOUNT AIRY (WPVI) -- Philadelphia Police are investigating the discovery of a body in the city's East Mount Airy section. Police were called out to the 1800 block of East Cliveden Street just before 9 a.m. Saturday after a woman's body was found in a trash bag, covered by a blanket.


Lane Restrictions Due Next Week On Ridge Pike

CURB INSTALLATION IN LIMERICK – Drivers on Ridge Pike in Limerick Township, between Lewis Road and Swamp Pike, should expect to encounter lane restrictions accompanied by flaggers Monday through Friday (Feb. 18-22, 2019) daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as workers for the township install curbs in the ar


5 New Houses Foreclosed In The Lower Providence Area

LOWER PROVIDENCE, PA — Are you hoping to buy a new home, but have a price point on the lower end? No harm in checking out the foreclosed properties on the market. You might just find your dream home in the rough!


3 Tredyffrin-Easttown Area Foreclosures Selling For Cheap

TREDYFFRIN-EASTTOWN, PA — Do you feel like affordable houses are difficult to find in your community? Don't rule out the foreclosures on the market. You might just find a diamond in the rough!