3rd-degree murder plea in road rage shooting death
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the shooting death of a recent high school graduate during what police say was a road rage confrontation last year in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Twenty-nine-year-old David Desper entered the plea Wednesday in ...
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Annville-Cleona 39, Octorara 30
Coatesville 62, Middletown South, N.J. 14
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Emily Scott has been part of the West Chester University family for a long time.
In her first year of life, West Chester students learning about child development regularly visited Emily and her twin sister, Elizabeth, at the family home in East Goshen Township. At ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man convicted of spray-painting graffiti including swastikas and racial epithets in several places near Philadelphia has been sentenced to seven to 14 years in prison.
The term imposed Wednesday on 25-year-old George Rissell exceeded the ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper convicted of punching a handcuffed man during a drunken-driving arrest has been sentenced to up to a year in jail.
John Sromovsky was captured on video punching 25-year-old Lorenzo Lopez in September 2016, while Lopez was handcuffed and ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and woman in a home near Philadelphia as an apparent murder-suicide.
Officers were called to the home in West Goshen Township shortly after 6:30 a.m. Friday and were found the bodies in the living room.
ABBOTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of four men killed in a collision between a utility truck and a septic tanker truck in Pennsylvania.
The York County coroner’s office says the victims of the crash reported just after 7:30 a.m. Monday in Paradise Township were ...
As Seen On TV: Clarks Summit Native Lands Gig As On-air Talent For QVC And Other Shopping Networks
Justin Sochovka aimed to star on national television within a decade of graduating college.
He reached that goal before they even handed him his diploma.
During his senior year at West Chester University, the Clarks Summit native nabbed the gig as consumer electronics expert on ...
Chester County authorities are searching for two men who they say shot and killed another man in downtown West Chester Tuesday night. Chester County District Attorney’s Office Tyrell Jacobs, 23
Tyrell Jacobs, 23, and Tim “TJ” Jacobs, 24, who are believed ...
A shooting Tuesday night in downtown West Chester prompted West Chester University to alert students as police searched for the gunman.
The shooting occurred at about 9:11 p.m. Tuesday behind 212 E. Market Street in the borough, according to a West Chester University timely ...
West Chester University and Delaware County Community College sign agreement to benefit students
West Chester University and Delaware County Community College signed an on-site degree completion agreement yesterday that will enable associate degree graduates of the college to earn a West Chester University bachelor of science degree in business management with a minor in business law ...
Thomas Jefferson softball player Karcher ‘fell in love with’ West Chester
Family is important to Thomas Jefferson senior Haleigh Karcher.
A junior and third-year starting catcher on the TJ softball team, Karcher recently made her college commitment and opted for West Chester.
WCU is located approximately 25 miles west of Philadelphia and is a member of the ...
WEST CHESTER — The Armstrong hockey program waited 27 years to return to the Pennsylvania Class AA state title game.
Upon arrival, it had to wait again — through eight periods and more than 90 minutes of hockey before a winner could be declared Saturday at Ice Line Quad Rinks in West ...
WEST BRANDYWINE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a crash involving a garbage truck near Philadelphia.
The Daily Local News of West Chester reports that 25-year-old Christopher Estes ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Republican Pennsylvania congressman has announced that he will not seek re-election, boosting Democratic hopes of winning his House seat.
U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello announced on Sunday that he would not be running, ending weeks of speculation about his ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A judge has set the trial date for a man accused in the fatal shooting of a recent high school graduate during what police say was a road rage confrontation.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
OXFORD, Pa. (AP) — Officials say the winds from last week’s storm were so severe that they blew train cars off the tracks just south of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania near the Maryland line.
Al Sauer, president and chief executive officer of East Penn Railroad,
11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — One Pennsylvania resident has been called to perform his civic duty a few years earlier than expected.
Jeanette Fox says her son came running to her with a summons from the Chester County court to appear for jury duty in March. Her son, Luke, is only 11 years ...
Boy Scout, 11, summoned for jury duty in West Chester
Even if you’re 11 years old and a Boy Scout, you might have a bit of trouble getting excused from jury duty.
Luke Fox, of West Chester, learned how serious his local courts are when he recently received a jury summons and his mother, Jeanette Fox, went online to ...
Allderdice 75, Seneca Valley 65
Altoona 64, Mifflin County 37
Austin 85, Port Allegany 62
Baldwin 55, Seton-LaSalle 45
Bishop Shanahan 56, West Chester Rustin 41
Blacklick Valley 63, Ferndale 55
Blue Mountain 58, Lehighton 40
Bristol 55, Collegium ...
Let’s get this snow-shoveling scofflaw from West Chester out of Bizarro World, please | Maria Panaritis
Ed Lotkowski knows snow. He grew up in Manayunk, and anyone who’s spent any time up that craggy mountain of a Philly neighborhood knows that Yunkers aren’t special snowflakes when it comes to winter messes. You shovel — or you never leave the ’hood.
So imagine this. It’s not ...
Abington 81, North Penn 62
Abington Friends 56, SLA Beeber 39
Academy Park 63, West Chester Rustin 57
Avon Grove 50, Unionville 35
Bangor 64, Palisades 20
Bellwood-Antis 80, Bald Eagle Area 67
Bensalem 52, Souderton 42
Berks Christian 55, York Country ...
Abraham Lincoln 63, Gratz 51
Academy Park 51, Glen Mills 45
Bangor 73, Saucon Valley 33
Bartram 70, Engineering And Science 52
Bensalem 53, Council Rock South 35
Bishop Guilfoyle 78, Central Cambria 51
Bishop Shanahan 76, West Chester East 42
Bodine 56, ...
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Lawsuit alleging brutality by Delaware police dismissed
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys have agreed to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed against police in Delaware’s capital city by a Pennsylvania man who claimed he was the victim of police brutality.
Attorneys for Stephen DiFlorio of West Chester filed a stipulation of dismissal in the case Monday. ...
‘This is a gerrymandered map,’ West Chester professor says in redistricting trial
HARRISBURG — A West Chester University political science professor testified Tuesday in a state gerrymandering trial that Pennsylvania’s congressional map splits “communities of interest” such as municipalities, counties, and other areas to an extent unseen in previous ...
Woman sentenced to 42 to 94 years in son’s beating death
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A woman who pleaded guilty to murder in the beating death of her 3-year-old son in a mobile home near Philadelphia has been sentenced to 42 to 94 years in prison.
Thirty-three-year-old Jillian Tait pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, aggravated assault and ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say the fire that claimed the lives of four at a Pennsylvania senior living community began on an outside patio behind the facility.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Man who sucker-punched man with cerebral palsy gets prison
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who was caught on video sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy outside a store was sentenced to three to six years in prison.
A tearful Barry Robert Baker Jr. asked the judge for leniency during ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A coroner has released the identities of four victims of a fire that tore through a Pennsylvania senior living community nearly two weeks ago.
The Chester County coroner’s office says the victims were 93-year-old Mildred Gadde; 85-year-old Theresa Malloy; ...
The Chester County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday released the identities of the four Barclay Friends residents who died in the five-alarm blaze that tore through their West Chester senior living complex in the middle of the night nearly two weeks ago.
The residents, ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Investigators have recovered the remains of the final two victims of a fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the remains were found Wednesday inside the charred shell of Barclay Friends Senior Living ...
4 missing in senior home inferno, officials not hopeful
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four people are missing and presumed dead following last week’s fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community.
The massive blaze tore through Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester late Thursday, injuring more than two-dozen people and displacing 133 ...
Updates coming Monday on West Chester nursing-home blaze
The Chester County District Attorney’s Office is expected to give updates Monday afternoon on the investigation into Thursday night’s five-alarm blaze at a West Chester nursing home and care facility.
A press conference is set for 3 p.m., but the nature ...
A day after West Chester nursing home fire, few answers
More than a day since a five-alarm blaze at a West Chester nursing home injured 27 and left an undisclosed number of residents unaccounted for, investigative officials had yet to enter the site, authorities said.
“Hot spots are still flaring up,” Chester ...
The blaze burned out of control for 2 ½ hours, gutting a huge swath of a nursing home in West Chester. It sent 27 people to the hospital. It drove scores of aged and frail residents into the cold and dark, many of whom were rolled to safety in wheelchairs and hospital ...
Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior center fire
Authorities struggled on Friday to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic evacuation.
West Chester Mayor Jordan ...
The Latest: Mayor says people still missing after blaze
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania: (all times local):
A Pennsylvania mayor says there are still some people missing after a massive fire at a senior living center injured nearly 30 people.
West Chester ...
Raw: Huge Fire At Pennsylvania Senior Home
Overturned truck downs power lines, triggers fires
HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An overturned truck downed power lines, triggering electrical fires and power outages in Delaware County.
The accident occurred after 4 a.m. Monday on West Chester Pike in Havertown.
The truck driver escaped injury.
Albert Gallatin 40, Uniontown 13
Aliquippa 34, Central Valley 3
Allderdice 33, Perry Traditional Academy 19
Allentown Central Catholic 34, Allentown Allen 6
Armstrong 57, Connellsville 22
Athens 37, Canton 19
Avella 18, Monessen ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper who bought cocaine from an informant he was supervising has been ordered to spend three years on probation.
Thirty-eight-year-old Jose Lebron, of Reading, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to purchase of a controlled substance ...
60 neglected cats removed from home now up for adoption
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sixty neglected cats removed from a Pennsylvania home last week are looking for new places to stay.
The West Chester Daily Local News said Wednesday most ...
CHESTERBROOK, Pa. (AP) — Animas Corp., a Johnson & Johnson diabetes-care business, has announced plans to discontinue manufacturing and sale of insulin pumps, affecting about 400 workers, half of them in the Philadelphia area.
The company said Thursday that about 90,000 patients using ...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania paramedic has been charged with molesting a teen he mentored during a ride-along program.
West Goshen police announced the charges Thursday against 50-year-old Kenneth Mason. The Wilmington, Delaware man was a flight paramedic with Jefferson ...
Man pleads guilty to sucker-punching disabled person
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who was caught on video sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy outside a Pennsylvania store has pleaded guilty to simple assault.
Twenty-nine-year-old Barry Robert Baker Jr. of Georgetown, Delaware, entered his plea Monday. The May 10 attack outside a West ...
Aliquippa 32, Ellwood City 0
Annville-Cleona 37, ELCO 14
Apollo-Ridge 28, Burrell 19
Avon Grove 42, West Chester East 14
Avonworth 20, Brentwood 6
Beaver Falls 49, Southmoreland 7
Belle Vernon 34, Greensburg Salem 7
Bellefonte 49, ...
Trial set in case of sucker punch of man with cerebral palsy
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of having sucker-punched a man with cerebral palsy after mocking him is scheduled for trial Monday after the apparent collapse of a plea deal.
Twenty-nine-year-old Barry Robert Baker Jr. was expected to enter guilty pleas to simple assault and flight ...